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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 #45 of 6,560 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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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 NEW

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
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

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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378 reviews 378 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
822 helpful votes 822 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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Toronto
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great for a business lunch, special occasion dinner or just a fun night out, Volos is one our our favorite Greek restaurants in the city. The service is great and it is located very centrally downtown; we have returned many times for great greek and a memorable night out. They prepare fish very well, as they do lamb, salads, and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great. great restaurant. It has been a long time since I have had a great meal from beginning to end. Kudos to the chefs! Great flavours and bountiful portions.... Must have.... Grilled Moroccan Octopus and Seafood Kritharoto..

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had dinner on the weekend at Volos and the whole experience was terrific. The food was excellent - fresh and well prepared and the service was very attentive and appropriate. If you are in down town Toronto this is a must on the top list

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

I didn't check the reviews first, so didn't have any preconceived ideas. My wife and I felt it was just so-so. $14 for the Greek Manhattan with only 2.5 oz of brandy was a lot. The waiter suggested a glass of the Roditis white wine - frankly, we liked Trader Joe's 2-buck chuck better. On the plus side the Horiatiki... More

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Johannesburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Volos, whilst not being the cheapest is a very good spot for business lunches. The food is always excellent and I have been there on several occasions and have never been disappointed by the quality and range of the dishes. Sevice has always been top quality

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