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The Wine Bar

9 Church st, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1M2, Canada
416 5049463
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Ranked #185 of 6,781 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $21 - $82
Hours:
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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Brampton, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

After reading all of the great reviews for Wine Bar, we were looking forward to a wondeful meal at Wine Bar, but were a little disappointed. The Miami ribs were far from tender and the chicken wings were either over cooked or freezer burned as they were dried out and tough.

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New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My partner & I had spent a couple of hours here one snowy night in November. the restaurant was almost empty because of the weather. The wait staff was very attentive. We carefully chose our wine from an extensive list. One stumble - the red wine we ordered was served in a white wine glass. The menu consists of tapas... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went here for dinner before going to the theatre recently. I'd read some reviews and all were good so thought we'd give it a try and we were very glad we did. I love the concept of the small plates and being able to try a number of different dishes. Every one was delicious. I don't remember which wine my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were on Toronto for one night and wanted to have a light dinner. This restaurant provide both a surprisingly large selection of wines and very original tapas.

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Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I ate at The Wine Bar last night and it was a complete delight! The cocktails were very good, the tapas selection was unique and delicious (the chicken curry poutine was amazing!) and the wine was great. We were there for a couple of hours and ordered their suggested wines with every small plate. All were wonderful.... More 

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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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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Calgary
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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
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 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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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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