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Adega

33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416.977.4338
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Ranked #44 of 6,600 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Cross street: Yonge and Dundas
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is an expensive, upscale restaurant that was an unusual choice for a diner such as myself, but we were here for a small family birthday dinner for someone other than myself. I'll cut to the chase - I'm not real comfortable being sir'd all the way through a meal. I got a lot of sirs, quite a few plate... More

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Verry good. Excellent food I recommande it Réal portuguese food Just side of delta hotel Must try Gréât sea food Gréât drinks

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Would definitely recommend. Varied and authentic Portuguese menu; fresh ingredients and (almost) perfectly prepared. I only say "almost" because my wife's beef tenderloin was slightly overcooked. Otherwise, the appetizers, mains (including fish) and dessert for all 3 in our party were all perfect. Ambiance and service were both exceptional. Portions were surprisingly generous for such a fine restaurant. We gave... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Doesn't look much from outside but the welcome and the food are really worthwhile. Not expensive but not short on quality. Do try the local wine - its so good! Definitely would revisit if returning to Toronto!

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Holiday, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I am glad we choose to dine at this quaint place. We were warmly greeted and through out the whole dining experience we were made to feel very special. My first ever Portuguese dining experience. The menu has great selection, emphasizing seafood. Pre dinner olives are to die for - sun dried Moroccan olives, very subtle and sweet. There was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We went to Adega for dinner last night and I have to say I was so impressed I will be going back again next month with my entire family. There are limited Portuguese restaurants in Toronto so when my boyfriend found this restaurant we knew we had to try it! The seafood is incredibly - there is right the right... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The food for all of us was 10 out of 10 perfect right down to us taking photos of the dessert they served of white chocolate creme caramel which was to die for delicious. Great food, great service, I highly recommend this Portuguese restaurant

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Reading, Massachusetts, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Had the opportunity to share a quite dinner with a colleague at this little gem last night. It was my first experience eating Portuguese food. As a seafood lover, was immediately attracted to their Octopus special. Colleague had two apps...scallops and sardines, both were well prepared and tasty. My Octopus was very interesting, flavorful as all get out and a... More

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

having visited Portugal on many occasions and had the opportunity to eat in some extremely good Portuguese restaurants over the years Adega manages to capture the essence of Portugal extremely well. The food and service was excellent and indeed as other reviewers have mentioned the wine choice from the waiter was excellent. couple of tips to mention; Ask for the... More

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San Francisco, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Our hotel recommended this restaurant since we were looking for seafood. The meal was very good, and Portuguese selections were available. The wine list was quite expensive but we were able to buy it by the glass.

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