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Ago Bistro

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Canadian, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Summerlicious lunch menu offers interesting choices. The white beans, vegan soup was delicious. The fish and chips was so, so : the fries were outstanding, the generous one piece fish was far from crunchy and oozing oil while the sauce spices did not, at...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank SilverA P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to enjoying some downtime from the galleries by having lunch in the Bistro. Unfortunately they close at 2:30 in the afternoon, just about the time you need a break from wandering the halls. If you want to enjoy this service, make...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Professor04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Customarily in a restaurant when you order coffee and dessert, they arrive more or less simultaneously. But not at the AGO Bistro where we went around 5 pm on a recent Thursday evening — when the place was 2/3 empty — to relax. Cappuccino and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stanbrook
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch and highly recommend the homemade soups. Daily special was nice as was the shared charcuterie.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 941davec
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We made lunch reservations months on advance as part of our plans to visit the gallery. We arrived right at opening and were seated in the upper level just past the open kitchen. We immediately noticed the noise of screaming children from the cafeteria below...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ELC_Freddy_Beach
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Noisy and frenetic atmosphere. I only had a burger and salad. Burger was dry and pretty tasteless; salad had too much purple endive, wasn’t very fresh and pretty tasteless. I couldn’t eat the entire meal. And for that I paid $31 with tip. Not good...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank daffodilspring
Reviewed February 18, 2019

A couple of us with to the Bistro for brunch and we were not disappointed - we ordered Scones, falafel, Duck Confit Eggs Benny and the Cod. the meal was tasty, the wine was excellent and the service was excellent. Our server was very helpful...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fabulousn40
Reviewed February 14, 2019

We were visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario and decided to have lunch at its AGO Bistro to celebrate the Valentine's Day. My wife and I both ordered the price-fix menu, plus an order of mussels to share. Everything went smoothly until the main course...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OntarioTraveler9
Reviewed February 4, 2019

The Winterlicious prix fixe lunch lured me here. I started with the daily soup which, that day, was Thai curried squash soup with coconut cream. This was very satisfying and pleasantly warming on a bitterly cold day. This was followed with a cassoulet which surpassed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Katalin R
Reviewed February 4, 2019

It was a Saturday night and it wasn't full so it was easy for the 4 of us to talk. The service was good and I enjoyed my mussels appetizer and Cornish hen. Somehow it didn't have as fancy a feel as the prices we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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