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Atlantic Restaurant

1597 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(416) 536-5142
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Ranked #1,388 of 6,560 restaurants in Toronto
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English first
Victoria, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Eleven of us had a terrific meal here last Wednesday. The big group helps I think because this is tapas-style dining and we let the chef simply serve us. And he did a great job. I wish I could remember more of the details -- yes we had crickets... also a wonderful cabbage salad, gnuddi, sardines, catfish, and a terrific... More

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Toronto, Canada
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342 reviews 342 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

A new chef / owner so was expecting something more than what I received. Was not overly impressed with the tasting menu. They did however serve us many more courses than what we were told. Most likely because we were drinking, many bottles of wine. Take the streetcar or walk. Our server said he was a Master Sommelier which was... More

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Montreal, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Nathan Isenberg went down market when he opened up his own place. Don't judge this book by its cover. Nathan is a very accomplished chef and can make one swoon with his offerings. He's a master at teasing out flavours out of interesting local produce along with adventurous global flavours. For example,the huitlacoche soup is lick-the-bowl delicious. The patty pan... More

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Atlantic is located in the west end of Toronto (near Dundas and Dufferin) and is mostly frequented by locals. This is NOT a fast food place, nor is it very cheap, but they have an excellent, ever changing and very imaginative tapas menu, and a friendly, relaxed vibe. This small restaurant is the antithesis of any of the chain... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

It's homey and unpretentious, but that just highlights the qualities of the meal. Don't go if you're really hungry - perfection takes a while. Go before you're starving and enjoy the wait.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

Atlantic is a tapas-style restaurant that offers many distinctive dishes on a changing menu. The kitchen takes some time to prepare many of the dishes but they're worth the wait. Go with good company and order some of the stuff you've never heard of. Like with many other tapas restaurants in the city you'll have to be prepared to spend... More

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