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Adega

33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
+1 416-977-4338
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (78 reviews)
“risotto” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 379 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was great. The minute you walk in, the decor is warm earth tones and cozy, which combined with the friendly welcoming greetings from the staff, started our first evening in Toronto, on a very positive note. Both of our mains were not from...More

Thank NicJem
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this place on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try since we are planning our first visit to Portugal in 2018. The staff was mostly Portuguese (or perhaps Brazilian) and seemed to converse amongst themselves in Portuguese. It is on a quiet...More

Thank BerlinG-ParisF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, service, and atmosphere was at the highest level. My husband said the sardine appetizer was incredible. The wine list is interesting and the main courses were to rave about.

Thank tthecht
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is delightful. The decor is airy and classic. The grilled sardines appetizer is simply delicious! And very generous in size. OMG!! Fish stew is unbelievably great! Again, portion is very generous. I can't finish it. Everything about this restaurant is fabulous! I'm so glad...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walked in with my two kids with no reservation. Despite being totally slammed the waiters did everything they could to make sure we were served properly. They warned us the food would take an hour but got it there in 20 minutes and started...More

Thank Riley P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our entire experience was outstanding from start to finish. Service was efficient and friendly. We had an excellent, well priced bottle of Portuguese red recommended by our waiter. The food was delicious. We had grilled sardines, the seafood cataplana, grilled octopus and scallop linguine. If...More

2  Thank LittleIgor
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We recently had dinner at Adega. I reserved on Opentable and we were seated immediately. The menu has a variety of Mediterranean inspired dishes. Everything we had was excellent. The gazpacho was fresh and flavorful. My seafood stew (house specialty) was outstanding.....brimming with fresh seafood....More

1  Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We attended this restaurant for lunch during summerlicious. All of the meals were delicious and well presented. The staff were attentive and we had a great time. Thank you

Thank LostGringo2013
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Adega with business colleagues on the basis of other TripAdvisor reviews, and while it was perfectly 'fine' I did find it pretty unremarkable and was somewhat surprised by so many glowing reviews. The food itself was nice enough- plenty of seafood options. I had...More

1  Thank PaulandJane10
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went for a weekday lunch with friends. We had two appetizers -- grilled squid and grilled sardines. Both were generous portions and fantastic tasting. For the main, we had the grilled squid, the seafood risotto, and the Cataplana Fish Stew. Again, quite generous portions...More

1  Thank BandB-1508
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
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JP2516
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Response from AlMel27 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't drink so I can't help you!
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Aidan O
4 January 2015|
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Response from Bruce C | Reviewed this property |
Some establishments do fly in their seafood daily and since they cannot get shipments in on Sunday, then the seafood may not be the freshest. I would say that preparation also counts. I never have worried about ordering... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
    (Yonge and Dundas)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-4338
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