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Roux

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2790 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(647) 343-3600
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hit this place up for some early lunch and we were not disappointed. Dry rubbed smoked ribs were very good, with a side of homecut fries and some nice greens. We enjoyed the food, which was fresh and the service was excellent. Definately return!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hit this place up for some early lunch and we were not disappointed. Dry rubbed smoked ribs were very good, with a side of homecut fries and some nice greens. We enjoyed the food, which was fresh and the service was excellent. Definately return!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I stopped here on a Bites & Sights food walking tour of the Junction a few weeks ago. The place is cool looking... But that's about it in my opinion. We sampled a few things including some sort of fritter with seafood in it (I passed) a pulled pork slider that was more bun than it was meat and a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Located just east of Keele in the restaurant-competitive Junction, I was keen to try this place. The interior is a rustic industrial chic, keeping on trend. It was a quiet Wednesday night with only a few parties, and I was visiting with a friend. They have a happy hour that my friend and I took advantage of, and a well-curated... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My first time and I keep dreaming to go there again.... Meal was amazing and service was excellent. I was very excited to try this restaurant based on the online menu.We did not feel rushed which can ruin a dinner out.

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Trenton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a totally charming little spot. The atmosphere is perfect. Service was excellent. We did not feel rushed which can ruin a dinner out. The staff was very attentive and knew exactly when to arrive. The meal was amazing bit of the south. I had the chicken and waffles with the bourbon maple syrup. It was cooked to perfection... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

...but that's about it. We were with a group of 4 couples and I was very excited to try this restaurant based on the online menu. My wife and I ordered a variety of oysters to start. They arrived quickly but none of the other dinner guests received their appetizers. The food was served in shifts which left everyone staring... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just saying the word brunch makes me smile. Roux really makes me smile. It's a bright spot on a rather sad part of the street. This part of the junction has yet to be gentrified, there are a few hints that it is coming, but with a place like this, progress is not far behind. Don't expect huge servings of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were looking forward to patronizing Roux, hoping it would be our new local go-to. Not off to a great start as the table service was very slow: 20 minutes to get our drinks, 40 minutes for food and 45 minutes for cutlery to eat said food. We had heard their chicken and waffles were good, and were excited to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Great southern food that I've never tried before. Probably the only place in Toronto you can get alligator and grits! Delicious oysters and a very stylish interior. Perfect place to bring anyone, it's slightly pricey, but nothing crazy, and for what you get its a downright steal! Would definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Went to Roux to celebrate my birthday. We've recently moved into the area and wanted to try one of the many restaurants in the Junction. Roux was wonderful. Server was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Roux is smaller but cozy and love the décor. We started with the ceviche appie which hubby and I shared; great flavours and texture.... More 

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Additional Information about Roux

Address: 2790 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (647) 343-3600
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole, Bistro

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2790 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: (647) 343-3600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

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