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Lee Restaurant

603 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
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Ranked #51 of 6,589 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Tapas, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: BATHURST
Transit: Street car stop: King & Bathurst
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77% Recommend
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English first
Burlington, On
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I recently had a business dinner at Lee and it was a bit of a letdown. The food was quite good - but not excellent. Their signature Singaporean-style Slaw should be ordered - it was very good. All the dishes we tried were good but a few were just average. I found a few of the items to be a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our experience with Lee began on a positive note before we even entered the restaurant - with one of our dining guests running behind and a most-polite hostess kindly holding our table despite our delay. Regardless of apologies, she continued to assure us that no harm was done and that she was happy to keep our table waiting until we... More

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed in the back room (which you have to enter THROUGH the kitchen, which was really fun!) with a group of 7 colleagues on a weekday night. The place is very trendy, with lounge music blasting perhaps a bit too loudly throughout. We took the 10-course special sampling menu, which was very tasty. Our favorite was perhaps the first... More

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had dinner during Summerlicious. Our waiter was very friendly and informative and explained the sharing style menu to us. I was pleasantly surprised to see several vegetarian options on the menu as well. The slaw had an abundance of flavours, and the watermelon/feta cheese combination was great as was the risotto. All dishes were visually interesting and flavourful. Would... More

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Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We decided to try this restaurant because I heard it was very good and it was part of Summerlicious... not knowing anything more. Little did I know that I would be dining in the Master Chef's restaurant! The food is unlike any other I've ever had and for the first time in Toronto, it was packed with the most amazing... More

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Fakarava, French Polynesia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Susur Lee is a master chef who creates the most inventive dishes I've ever tasted. His use of spices is amazing and I have always enjoyed the fusion aspect of his cooking. We started our meal with his signature Singapore Slaw. What a terrific start to any of his menu items. This was followed by Black Pepper Charred Tuna Sashimi... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Lee Restaurant is Tapas style Asian cuisine. It is a MUST to try the Singapore Slaw, one of their staple dishes. Generous portions, you'll leave feeling very satisfied. While the food is absolutely fantastic, the atmosphere is a tad bland. The outside looks intriguing so I was expecting a little bit more inside. Seems a little dated. Costly night especially... More

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had a hankering for some Asian flavours but did not want the usual greasy Chinese food, so decided to try Lee as it sounded like the menu was adventurous and interesting. But as there were only 2 of us, we couldn't order much. The specials of the day included fresh oysters, which was really, really nice -- the dips were... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had made a reservation for my birthday...we arrived on time and had to wait while they seated several walk-ins which they accommodated, despite telling us that they only had 2 seatings, 6:45 and 9:15. The walk-ins got their table of choice by the window and we got stuck behind the bar by the kitchen doors, which they had to... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant for a couple years now. My favourite dish is their signature slaw. All the food is original and is presented in a pretty way

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