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Estiatorio VOLOS

133 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L3, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416-861-1211
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Ranked #51 of 6,589 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $31
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Cross street: York Street
Transit: VOLOS IS LOCATED AT 133 RICHMOND STREET W AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF YORK & RICHMOND. SUBWAY: Osgoode Station (Volos is 1 block south & 1 block east) and Queen Station (Volos is 1 block south & 2 blocks west). STREETCAR: Exit at York Street from either Queen Street (Volos is 1 block south) or King Street (Volos is 2 blocks north)
Description: Fresh, healthy flavours and emphasis on beautiful presentation please both the appetite and eyes at Volos. Modern twists on traditional Greek dishes and Greek twists on local Canadian ingredients create a contemporary culinary experience rooted in authenticity. The restaurant sources the highest quality local produce, superior quality cuts of meat and the best fish, delivered daily. Like the menu, the interior plays with different Greek elements and motifs. Natural wood and stone combined with artful and ambient lighting lend a seductive and comfortable atmosphere.We invite you to enjoy the Volos experience.For groups larger than 8 guests, please call (416) 861-1211.
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I went to this restaurant for Toronto Summerlicious. The service and environment were good. I ordered my dinner from the Summerlicious menu which was fixed on 35 dollars. I had Seafood Barley Pilaf as my main course and my son had Braised Lamb Shank. The Scallop of my plate was just well done and tested good. But my son did... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Outstanding service, delicious food, great wine list, beautiful room. I really like this place. Our waiter was great. Had the roasted lamb shank and the meat fell off the bone. Absolutely delicious. Would definitely go back

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Volos is not for the weak wallet. The food is good and they have a decent wine list. The service was a little haphazard. He forgot our flaming cheese starter and I was glad that I reminded him. That is good. Tables are a bit close together so you hear others conversation. Background music was a constant bass rythym. A... More

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Scunthorpe
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food was great and service not so bad taking into consideration that it was busy. However, with tip it cost more than $250 for two of us

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times and will be coming back. It never disappoints and the food is refined and delicious. Except... This time I was there for the summerlicious menu. The first two courses were delicious as always. When we got to desert we opted for the lighter 'pressed yogurt with berries'. That was a mistake and... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I had a great meal. This included good service and a friendly manager (Al). I ordered items that I've had many times at Greek restaurants; salad, moussaka and baklava, but all three stood out from the ordinary. If I had to put my finger on one idea it is the perfect use of herbs and ingredients. The... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I've been here a couple of times, and I have been underwhelmed. Food is unquestionably well prepared, but this is much more a place for business lunches than for serious or exciting eating. Atmosphere is classy, but quiet, which is probably the idea.

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Toronto, Canada
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391 reviews 391 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
838 helpful votes 838 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Try eating 'Plaka Style' at Volos. Order multiple appetizers. The saganaki and the calamari are great - as is the octopus. The atmosphere is excellent and the staff are welcoming and helpful. The food is great. This is definitely a top Toronto restaurant. On the corner of York and Richmond it is convenient to downtown and the entertainment district.

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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food is of a high international standard. Best octopus I have ever had; properly cooked (not rubbery) with subtle sauce and eggplant dip. Fisherman's stew was delicious and overflowing with seafood. Service was attentive and I was made to feel comfortable while dining alone. Atmosphere was pleasant and diners were wearing everything from t-shirt with baseball hat to full... More

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Oshawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Nice clean restaurant, prompt, friendly service and the tastiest octopus we've ever eaten. Will definitely order it next time. Volos was recommended to us and we were initially taken aback by the prices, having expected a more moderate restaurant. This is a classy place and with all the disappointing restaurants we've experienced, they delivered the quality worthy of the price.... More

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