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Adega

33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416.977.4338
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Ranked #33 of 6,456 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dundas, Ontario
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We arrived right at 5:00 - the first of the evening as they opened. We told them we'd be there for a long time - we looked forward to a long leisurely evening and leisurely chat. We'd been here before, so also looked forward to tasty, well presented food. We were not disappointed! Our waiter was very attentive to our... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This was our 3rd time at Adega and definitely not the last! Our server was very attentive and friendly! The food is delicious. What I love about Adega is that it is not your traditional portuguese food. The Amuse Bouche was a cod fish fritter in an aioli sauce, it had me drooling for more! I've ordered the chicken and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

For those of you who read my reviews, you know that I have food intolerances. Adega was great about them: the waiter listened, advised, supervised and was very watchful and attentive. If you have this sort of challenge, you jknow that this is priceless! To boot, the food was really good and the wine very nice.

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

A favourite in the hospital district of Toronto, this place is reliable and good. A mix of classic Portuguese food and Portuguese-Italian pasta and steak, the service is always friendly. Definitely worth a try!

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Vaughan, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I've often tried to find a fine dining Portuguese restaurant in the GTA and stumbled upon this one. I took my husband (native Portuguese) who is a big critic of this type of cuisine obviously. He loved it! A modern, elegant take on Portuguese fish, seafood and meat dishes. Not what "avo" would make. Service was excellent! Obviously fluent in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We arrived early (6pm) but were greeted with welcome. Were given bread, olives, etc while we waited for our friends. Our waiter was very pleasant popping in frequently to check on us (we had one of their lovely booths), but not being pushy at all. When I asked about a particular wine he offered to get me a sample to... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My family and I flew to Toronto for the weekend (Jan. 17-19) and dine at this restaurant for my sister's 20th birthday. The food was great. Wine selection was superb. Staff were very knowledgabel and give good recommendations (as to what wine/beer goes with what meal). I do recommend that you make reservations ahead of time since the place is... More

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Montreal, Canada
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167 reviews 167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Good, honest Portuguese cooking, a warm, inviting atmosphere, and attentive service made for a delightful dinner here. Adega has an extensive menu of excellent Portuguese wines, including many private imports. I recommend requesting a booth table; the circular booths create a very private space.

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Toronto
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We just celebrated a birthday dinner with my family. This was our second visit, and it was fabulous. The food was absolutely delicious. I had the octopus, a signature dish. It was scrumptious. Everyone else in the family had oner dishes - the squid, chicken, seafood soup, and none of them disappointed. Marco was our server, and he was very,... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The Portuguese Seafood Stew is simply the best boullibase style fish stew you will find anywhere. Great selection on the menu and specials were intriguing. Went here at the last minute and will certainly return. Not really expensive for what you get

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