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Scaramouche Restaurant

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1 Benvenuto Pl, Toronto, Ontario M4V 2L1, Canada (Edmund and Avenue Road (see map))
+1 416-961-8011
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Scaramouche has long been celebrated by customers and critics for its...
Scaramouche has long been celebrated by customers and critics for its unwavering commitment to making each dining experience a memorable one. Chef/owner Keith Froggett's sophisticated cuisine is presented simply with care and attention to detail. The service underscores that philosophy: unobtrusive and respectful. The restaurant affords a stunning nighttime vista of the downtown Toronto skyline. These components and more make Scaramouche the singular destination it is. And the reason that the restaurant is consistently ranked as one of the city's best for more than three decades.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 351
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 10
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
If you want to show off your city, this is the place to take your guest!

I had a favour to repay and I took my friend from New York to Scaramouche. It was a great decision. The view was spectacular, but the focus was clearly on the food. The menu offered varied and interesting choices, not just the standard and the wine list imaginative. Our second bottle of Pinot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Georgetta S
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I had a favour to repay and I took my friend from New York to Scaramouche. It was a great decision. The view was spectacular, but the focus was clearly on the food. The menu offered varied and interesting choices, not just the standard and the wine list imaginative. Our second bottle of Pinot Noir was off and it was... More 

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Markham, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The food is excellent the location and view superb and the service without comparison in Toronto. The best of Toronto.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

there is a reason why Scaramouche remains on the top of Toronto's fine dining establishments year after year. The service is impeccable. The food was spectacular and the wine list divine. Surprisingly busy, even on a Monday, each table is made to feel as if they are the only ones there. Oysters were huge and meaty. The veal was cooked... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Scaramouche exemplifies the best of Toronto. A consistently high quality restaurant with exquisite food and great service. One of the most relaxing places to dine out. Our children love the experience as much as we do!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Toronto. Elegant and pleasant atmosphere complementing excellent food. Went there twice for my wedding anniversary and for business dinner. Each time very satisfactory with impeccable service. Can't wait to go there again, although it is a bit pricey for everyday dining.

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Ottawa, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Before anything let me say I do not live in Toronto. I come here often but not to the point where I can tell the difference between neighbourhoods and which areas to avoid or not. That said, I must say this restaurant is sort of located in an odd area. Not sketchy by any means but kind of odd. If... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Chic and elegant, superior service and culinary experience! Always a pleasure dining at Scaramouche! Fabulous view of the city!

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A nice restaurant if you're looking to impress because of their reputation. The food and service is good, prices are on the higher side....but the view is fantastic!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant has one of the best views of the fabulous city of Toronto. And it's classy. And the food is perfect. And the wine cellar is stellar. If you want the same quality but in more of a bistro-like setting, reserve at the pasta bar which is in the same setting. P.S. Maybe the best coconut cream pie of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When you hear "Scaramouche" you think "excellence" in dining experience. Consistently ranked at the top of Joanne Kates top Toronto Restaurants list, our expectations were quite high. Although the food was great without a doubt, it was not remarkable or memorable. Ditto for service which was a bit on the slow side even for the Pasta Bar side. I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Benvenuto Pl, Toronto, Ontario M4V 2L1, Canada
    (Edmund and Avenue Road (see map))
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-961-8011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 64
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Scaramouche has long been celebrated by customers and critics for its unwavering commitment to making each dining experience a memorable one. Chef/owner Keith Froggett's sophisticated cuisine is presented simply with care and attention to detail. The service underscores that philosophy: unobtrusive and respectful. The restaurant affords a stunning nighttime vista of the downtown Toronto skyline. These components and more make Scaramouche the singular destination it is. And the reason that the restaurant is consistently ranked as one of the city's best for more than three decades.
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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