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Rivoli-Cafe & Club

334 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 596-1908
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Ranked #2,220 of 6,561 restaurants in Toronto
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Most recent review
- Dec 6, 2013
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Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Still in love with the pad thai here, and could eat my weight in their spring rolls (never greasy, great sauce). Can't usually get great food in the same place as great entertainment, but the Riv remains an exception. We always return for our favourites and the people watching is amazing. Try the wookie balls!

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Waterloo, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

The food was tasty and the service quick at 6 pm. Had a chicken squash soup and a roasted red pepper soup. Both were tasty but not delicious. Finished the meal with a red cap beer and a kale beer salad with nuts and apricots. Good food!

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Toronto
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

I've been going to the Riv since the mid 90's, great place to drink, people watch and to eat tasty wookie balls and spring roll appetizers, have also liked the Pad Thai over the years, went last week and had the mushroom burger and ribs-both were substandard, I asked if the mushroom burger was freshly made-it was but had absolutely... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This is a cool place to go. Great for people watching at lunch. And interesting goings on at night. The day I was there a gong show was advised for later in the evening.

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Halifax, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

I have eaten at this restaurant a lot over the past 20 years and it's always great - right downtown on Queen, and if you go, the chicken satay with peanut dipping sauce is amazing - I think they put lemongrass in it somehow? Anyway it is the best I have ever had. Do yourself a favour and eat here... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

I LOVE this place. I dream of their spring rolls (hot and cold), and really enjoy watching live music or comedy in the back room where they have had some pretty awesome acts in the past. If they had beds you could live here as they really do have everything you need from breakfast to late night snacks and everything... More

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Toronto
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2009

Roaming Toronto for a restaurant, Rivoli's name and setup was attracting enough to lure us in. It was a pleasure when the food turned out to be excellent. The spicy chicken sandwich was a great treat. The other 4 dishes were just as great. If you are in Toronto and have no idea where to eat, this would stack up... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2009

the food's usually very good. but a little overpriced. love the atmospher upstairs. i always have a good time.

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Canada
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269 reviews 269 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2008

This place ROCKS! Love the high class menu, the pool tables and bar upstairs and the concerts!

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Ottawa, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

Good drinks, but mediocre and overpriced food. Staff aren't always that friendly.

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