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The Wine Bar

9 Church st, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada
416 5049463
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Ranked #187 of 6,721 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $21 - $82
Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas, International, Canadian, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Front St East
Transit: Union, King/ Church. King/ Yonge
Description: Visit us just once and you will instantly see why there’s nothing quite like the dining experience at The Wine Bar.Some prefer our cozy, intimate tables for two. But you haven’t taken in the full experience until you have watched your meal being prepared – right in front of you -- by leading Toronto Chef Bryan Burke.You can expect Bryan to inform and entertain you while he expertly cooks your meal using the finest local and naturally-raised food produced by Ontario farmers and artisans. And while other restaurants give you one menu selection, dining at The Wine Bar means you are going to sample – and share -- several fabulous menu selections, prepared in the Tapas style and perfectly paired with a selection from one of the finest wine lists in Canada.
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Kingston, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is not your typical restaurant as the menu is mainly tapas. One option (the one I recommend) is to sit where the tapas are prepared in front of you. When here with my partner a couple of weeks ago we start with a couple tapas and some great wine then kept adding tapas until we were full. Each tapas... More

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Strongsville, OH
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My sister and I enjoyed a fantastic light dinner here during a business trip. We booked a table easily on Open Table and were seated immediately. Our server, Susan was helpful with wine suggestions and recommended we order several items to share. We chose the squash salad with walnuts, pork schnitzel sliders and the yukon gold potatoes. The serving sizes... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This wine bar has delicious food and an amazing wine selection. It was our first stop in a Toronto foodie adventure, and it impressed us! Small but trendy atmosphere! Enjoy!

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The price fix menu was above and beyond what I expected! The wine prices are very reasonable. Great friendly staff and a nice crowd. Techno music kind of place so it is very hip. Loved it and will go back as its high on the list. Very reasonable prices for the city!

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Dundas, Ontario
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were blown away by the excellent service! Not only was our server attentively attuned to the slow pacing we'd wanted for our evening out, she was patient in helping us choose just the right wine for the occasion. A rose or a white? Her helpful comments and offers for tastes helped us make the perfect choice - a rose... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My friend and I had a lovely evening at The Wine Bar. Firstly, our server was very polite and attentive. We were appreciative that he offered three small samplings of wine to help us make our decision on a bottle easier. We ordered three tapas and enjoyed the mushrooms on focaccia so much we ordered it a second time! We... More

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My friend and I went here last evening and experienced wonderful food and service. We were seated at a very nice table near the window. We were mulling over the wine list and the young lady server offered to have us try a few before we made our choice. She was very helpful and patient while we did this. We... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Menu changes daily with awesome comfort food choices such as poutine, scallops, lamb chops and many starters. Plates are for share so you can try many options in every visit. The wine list and service is top notch. This is an amazing place for date night or a great dinner with friends.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Started with charcuterie platter which was excellent but could have used more mustard. I never eat kale but had their kale salad, so delcious we ordered a second one! Steak was grilled to perfection and we each had our own. Service was great, very attentive! Great place to sample a few dishes at one time, definately on my list of... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Had a wonderful meal at the chef's table with my husband. It was our first time at The Wine Bar and it won't be our last. The chef's were engaging and clearly passionate about what they do. Wine list is astounding and we were given perfect suggestions for pairing. Service was impeccable. One of our best nights out. Thank you... More

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Additional Information about The Wine Bar

Address: 9 Church st, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada
Phone Number: 416 5049463
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 82
Cuisine: Tapas, International, Canadian, Wine Bar

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