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George Restaurant

#19 of 6,692 Restaurants in Toronto
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111 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1S2, Canada (Queen and Church)
We are located at 111C Queen Street East, between Church and Jarvis on the south side of Queen. The closest subway stop is Queen. George is about a ten minute walk east from the station.
(416) 863-6006
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12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 194
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 8
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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
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My husband and I celebrated my birthday here. What a treat!!!!! Everything about our dinner was an experience! From our fabulous cocktails to the 7+ tasting meal. Each course was a small surprise of taste and presentation. We kept saying that each course was the best and nothing could beat it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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toronto
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I celebrated my birthday here. What a treat!!!!! Everything about our dinner was an experience! From our fabulous cocktails to the 7+ tasting meal. Each course was a small surprise of taste and presentation. We kept saying that each course was the best and nothing could beat it. Then along comes the next course....EVEN BETTER!!!!! The service... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

George Restaurant has a good reputation and deservedly so. Being allergic to milk and anything dairy can pose a problem when eating out, so I phoned and spoke to the chef before going to the restaurant. He prepared a superb menu for me, which the sommelier matched with an assortment of wines. The meal began with an amuse-bouche of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Probably one of the best meals I have ever had! We got the seven course tasting menu with wine pairings for our four year anniversary and it was delicious. All of the food was high quality with great flavours. We each got a separate seven courses (they can do this for up to 5 people depending on how busy they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

George is one of those few restaurants that gets it right, right across the board. Two visits, one for a lengthy and successful business lunch, another for a romantic dinner for two hungry lovers, has revealed that this place knows it's business. So often I wince at a misstep of service during an otherwise great meal - not here. In... More 

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

One of Canada's premier restaurants by reputation, George delivered everything as promised. I had a self-constructed menu of "pork three ways" sampling each of three pork (including wild boar) dishes on the menu. All were beautifully presented and each provided a unique perspective on how pork might be creatively prepared. Had a glass of asyrtiko to accompany, and wrapped up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

One of the outstanding tasting menu restaurants in Town, had been there three times this year already so far. Extraordinary taste combined with variety presentation. The cook did prepare the dishes with a lot of heart. Highly recommend for any occasion but only for a small group.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My fiance had just proposed the other night and had a car pick us up for a surprise engagement dinner here. We were seated at an incredibly romantic and private table for two, it's obvious their host team pays good attention to requests and reservation notes. There was even a curtain we could draw for privacy. We both opted for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I had dinner with these folks while attending meetings in Toronto. We were a relatively large group, so the evening began with cocktails on their patio. Dinner was served steps away in a private room. The meals were prepared and presented well and all seemed to enjoy their meals regardless of what they ordered. All in all a very enjoyable... More 

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Cee Vee, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed the 5 course tasting menu on the patio on a warm July evening! The service was superb, and since each of us had a different chef selection for each course, we actually got to enjoy 10 different items plus the amuse bouchée. I had the wine pairings, which were excellent. All in all, a... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This restaurant was amazing! We did the tasting menu. The staff were great at accommodating my allergies and my intolerances. The wine they matched with each course was great and the atmosphere is very nice. A great place for a special occasion!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1S2, Canada
    (Queen and Church)
  • Public Transportation: We are located at 111C Queen Street East, between Church and Jarvis on the south side of Queen. The closest subway stop is Queen. George is about a ten minute walk east from the station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (416) 863-6006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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