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Roux

2790 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(647) 343-3600
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Ranked #411 of 6,666 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, French, Bistro, Oyster Bar
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely restaurant with attentive service. Recommend on the Dinner Menu the Scallops, the Yardbird and the Roux burger. The Junction neighborhood makes a nice setting and relatively easy to park or get to by streetcar.

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Excellent place with a wonderful atmosphere. I decided to brave the cold Toronto winter to go to this place twice in 1 month. This is the place where I had oysters for the first time & it was amazing. I am hooked, even ordered them the second time around. Both times it was in a group of 10+ people and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took my husband to Roux for the first time to celebrate his birthday last night! We were missing New Orleans and Roux brought us right back to the French Quarter! Funky little place! Such friendly and welcoming staff! In fact, they went above and beyond! There's this old tradition in New Orleans that you pin a dollar on your... More

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Mississauga
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175 reviews 175 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Met a group of friends for dinner in our historic High Park/Humberside/Junction district and was pleasantly surprised at this little corner bistro in this still-trying-to-gentrify neighbourhood. A down south Cajun venue would seem to be difficult to pull off up here but they put a canuck spin on the menu which appears to be successful. Two of us started out... More

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Came here on the Sunday of the long weekend and it was quiet which was perfect. Sat at a great table. Great service, they even accommodated my gluten-free friend. I had the pulled pork eggs benny - it was so flavourful and devine. My friends had the sausage and grits, and nothing was left on their plates! Saw a family... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

I gave been going to Roux since the Junction Eatery days. The food is good. Good quality and presentation. I do not like the new "trying to hard to be cool" attitude of Roux. The Junction is a FAMILY neighbourhood. It bothers me that Roux does not have a high chair for my kid. I would never dream of bringing... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

lordy lordy...went for brunch this weekend at this fabulous little gem of a restaurant and i swear we found GOD in the eggs and hash! the most delicious version of brisket hash with 2 poached eggs and a creamy but lite mushroom sauce gently over top. combined with a basil infusion plated on the side and just the right amount... More

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Mississauga
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7 reviews 7 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

We loved The Junction Eatery, knew that you didn't go if you were in a hurry, but always worth the wait. We went for brunch on the weekend- for the last time. A 45 minute wait for our meal, no decaf coffee available and subtle changes to the menu that would not bring us back. Dry cornbread, hard scones, the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Roux is the new and improved version of The Junction Eatery. It's the same chef with an 'up-scaled decor' and menu. The food was always an excellent representation of Cajun / New Orleans-style cooking, however now the menu has been expanded and refined. However, their waitstaff needs some training. They are eager to please, and quite friendly, however, at least... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
347 reviews 347 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

It's a neighbourhood thing. Important to go so it doesn't disappear. Only open three weeks so still working a few aspects out but overall a definite I like, had a great time, good for friends. Good choice of oysters. Shrimp cakes a little in the breast side. Expected more flavour. Beef was a little tough and stringy but great flavour.... More

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