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Toroli

421 Marie-Anne Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1Z9, Canada
514 289-9292
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Ranked #24 of 4,475 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $65
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French, Japanese, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
214 reviews 214 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It has been over 2 years since my last glowing review of Toroli, and our Saturday dinner there confirmed it as one of my top recommendations for Montreal residents and visitors alike. Chef Takashi Sakurai’s Japanese-French fusion dishes still astonish and delight, and the interior has been made less Spartan than it used to be, thanks to more subdued lighting,... More

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Interlaken
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is unbelievable. It is a tiny restaurant on the plateau, it can seat maximum 12 people I would say. The kitchen is open and is tiny and there is one chef only, no sous-chef plus his wife taking care of the service. What Takashi Sakurai serves only can be labelled with one word: perfect. Suberb taste, interesting combinations... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

This was my second time visiting Montreal and the first place we ate at was Toroli. My wife and I love this place. I don't know what the other reviewers are complaining about regarding the service, but it's great. Food is spectacular. Well presented. We had the 6 and 5 course meals. Enjoyed every part of it. Will continue to... More

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Montréal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Toroli is a very small place that looks weird from the outside and not particularly good inside. But it's what you'll find on the plates that matters! Wow! Very beautiful presentations. Great flavors, mixing japanese, french and italian influences. We had the small tasting menu. It was a lot. The portions were surprisingly big. And everything was delicious.We had a... More

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Main Line of Philadelphia, PA USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Toroli is a tiny gem of a restaurant in the plateau area of Montreal. The restaurant sits on a tiny side street 1 block in from Avenue du Mont-Royal E, and the façade is whimsically painted like the black and white spots of a Jersey cow. The interior is a single small room that seats only about 12-16 people. The... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A small and quaint place, where the chef receives you almost in his home. The food is interesting and has an authentic Japanese influence. My husband and I loved it all 3 x we went!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

I should say that most of the food had good flavors. The reason I am rating it very low is for: Service is terrible. First it's not where you can expect service. It's a tiny store with 3 to 4 tables and 1 waiter who is slow. The menu is thus very small. You either take what's there or that's... More

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Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We were wary to walk in to this petite restaurant last night and see only one other couple having dinner. But my husband said he had heard wonderful things about it and we wanted to try something new. Well, it was a great decision because the food was superb from the fragrant seaweed and spinach salad, to the tofu soup,... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We visited this restaurant in search of a romantic dinner to cap off our weekend trip to Montreal. It was a pricey meal, but in such a small venue it feel like a private dining experience. The dishes were delicious and intricately plated by a chef who clearly is very invested in his restaurant. Service was pleasant and personable!

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Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Although we generally are not fans of fusion restaurants, this restaurant proved us wrong. While some complain about the small size of the restaurant, we loved the unsuspecting facade and cozy interior. The decor is Japanese minimalism which is very appealing and elegant. The service was above and beyond, truly excellent. And the food....wow! We love fine dining and have... More

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Additional Information about Toroli

Address: 421 Marie-Anne Est, Montreal, Quebec H2J 1Z9, Canada
Phone Number: 514 289-9292
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 65
Cuisine: French, Japanese, Fusion

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