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Kensington Cornerstone

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2A Kensington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
647-343-1597
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great restaurant, and bonus points - gluten free

Really enjoyed our dinner. We discovered this place by looking for gluten free options in the area, and it did not disappoint. Everything was well prepared, well presented and tasted great. The beer selection was good, great if you're looking for GF options. Three of us in our party are not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Reid E
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Havelock
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Everything on the menu is gluten free! Nothing in the food was off limits. Delicious fish and chips. The starters are delicious also. The quinoa fritters with dip were a big hit. The lamb sausage on pumpernickel was very tasty. Everything was fresh and well presented. This is a small gem of a restaurant.

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Havelock
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Really enjoyed our dinner. We discovered this place by looking for gluten free options in the area, and it did not disappoint. Everything was well prepared, well presented and tasted great. The beer selection was good, great if you're looking for GF options. Three of us in our party are not actually GF (my wife was the only one) and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Bar is a beautiful place to rest during a long warn afternoon in Kingston Market. Sit down on the terrace !

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Sudbury, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Having celiac disease, before we traveled I did some research as to where the best restaurants were for gluten free products. I came across this one, and decided to try it out. We LOVED IT! The food was excellent, the best we've had in a long time! I had calamari, grilled cheese & poutine, and my husband had fish &... More 

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Cheshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Visited this gluten free restaurant on first night in Toronto after booking online. Restaurant is located in a "bohemian" part of town (think of Brighton U.K. on steroids) and there were lots of interesting characters wandering around. We ordered the chicken fingers, belly pork canapés, spiced saffron rice and stuffed chicken. The starters were the highlight of the meal. There... More 

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I am so sad to write this review as I was really impressed in a previous visit but my boyfriend and I have visited two more times since my last review and were really disappointed. The stuffed pepper was incredibly bland and my boyfriend's burger was also unesco ting and his bun seemed a bit stale. I'm sad to say... More 

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Toronto, ON
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate here about a year ago, and I have been looking forward to going back ever since. This past weekend my daughter and I made a trip in to Kensington Market for an afternoon of shopping. As the stores were closing down and the final World Cup game was playing on big screens throughout the Market, we made our... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Kensington Cornerstone is a quaint little restaurant on a fun little street. The interior of the restaurant was clean, and appeared to have been recently renovated. We ordered fish and chips and children's chicken fingers meals. Three of us upgraded our fries to poutine. Everything was delicious - even the cole slaw. After our meal we ordered a slice of... More 

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toronto
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155 reviews 155 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you are in Toronto, you have to visit the eclectic Kensington neighborhood with lots of 2nd hand clothes stores, health food stores, odd shops and great little restos. Kensington Cornerstone is one of those and it caters to those who need to eat gluten free-the whole menu is gluten free. Plate sizes are huge and very tasty. Brunch is... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Was over the moon to find a totally gluten free menu. Hurrah! As our server said "It's hard to get over." Went for brunch- incredible eggs Benedict on pumpernickel with brie and bacon, served with potato and yam hash. Sauce was divine, all the flavours combined perfectly. Friendly, laid-back service. Sat outside on the patio which was great as I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2A Kensington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
  • Phone Number: 647-343-1597

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?