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Joso's

#119 of 6,693 Restaurants in Toronto
#128 of 7,217 Places to Eat in Toronto
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202 Davenport Rd (Just east of Avenue Rd), Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J2, Canada
416-925-1903
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
good grilled seafoods

This restaurant is located a little further out from the downtown but can be easily reached by subway. It is not a morden one but has a charm. The best part is grilled seadfood and it is one of the best in the town. Before ordering any food, they show you the seafood tray for the day, a sort of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
YeonukC
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Toronto, Canada
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is located a little further out from the downtown but can be easily reached by subway. It is not a morden one but has a charm. The best part is grilled seadfood and it is one of the best in the town. Before ordering any food, they show you the seafood tray for the day, a sort of... More 

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Hudson
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice atmosphere, but were very rushed by the wait staff. The food was good, but not spectacular. They offer many choices of unique fish choices, but should have told us the price of each as they presented them for our review. In other words, I felt like the waiter was making up the "market price" of each fish on the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I had mixed feelings about this place. Very expensive. Very high-end attitude that extends beyond just 'classy' (rather to an uncomfortable degree for a weekday lunch). The decor is cheeky at best but fun unless you are sensitive to such things. The space is quite cozy. The grilled octopus was delicious, simple and expertly done, but at a far higher... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Prior to arriving in Toronto, we'd never heard of Joso's. The restaurant's reputation has yet to reach Estonia and Finland. Despite the instinct, acquired from managing restaurants for 25 years, whispering 'no way will we get a table', we took the chance of walking-in without a reservation on a Friday night (17 July) at about 20.00 hours. We were advised... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Mussels in very tasty white wine and garlic to start followed by the fresh catch of the day grilled to perfection. Joso has always been a go to place for fish done just right. Reservations are essential and parking can be a chore but it is well worth it.

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Yoxall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We are here after a long gap. Sure the decor is a little crazy but I actually found it in keeping and fun. All that said the food us excellent - particularly if you go for fish plainly grilled. We had a great evening as a family, the place was busy and the service good. Not much more to say... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food was absolutely amazing. For a salad I had the tomato buffalo mozzarella (good but nothing special), the table split the fried calamari (reminded me of what you would eat on the coast in Croatia) and for my main I had the shrimp marinara. Zero complaints about the food. The waitresses were very sassy. No one asked us if... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a charming restaurant two levels in an old brownstone townhouse. Cozy and full of "bodacious bric brac and ornaments" Dalmation style seafood. Love the ink squid and daily seafood grilled. Never disappointed.

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Canada
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This amazing gem of a restaurant is one of the best finds in the city of Toronto. Filled with art, spirit and heart, the experience of dining is taken to the next level. The fish selections are out of this world and their calamari is the simply the VERY BEST! Great tunes, great vive, sexy atmosphere--loved every moment of my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A friend and I ate had lunch here on a weekday. It was crowded so we were glad to have made reservations. The servers were very attentive and the food was amazing. Particularly the seafood pasta which was ample portion and tasty. Will definitely come here again as was so full could not possibly have ordered dessert. They brought out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 Davenport Rd (Just east of Avenue Rd), Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 416-925-1903

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 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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