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Union Restaurant

#138 of 6,603 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Queen Street and West Queen West
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72A Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Union for Brunch with two other couples. We waited 30 minutes for a table when there were three empty tables for 4 that could have been combined. Once we were seated, the food was delicious. We each ordered something different and the presentation was appetizing and taste great. The service was friendly and efficient. The back patio,... More 

Thank Lori C
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal here with cocktails, wine and dessert. Everything was first class. We shared all plates amongst the group and picked some interesting dishes but all were delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank fr0xy
Northern VA
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some food was a bit pricey, but it was on the gourmet side. Service was solid. Would recommend. Visit was based on a referral from a local server at Provo. Ossington 'strip' is a good visit. Good character in the neighborhood.

Thank dontgetoutmuch2112
Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local couple. There is indoor seating along with patio dining. We chose to sit indoors at a table for two in a row of tables that were all relatively close together. The restaurant has a large city feel to it while still retaining a local neighborhood ambience. For starters, we ordered the... More 

Thank Mark H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently had lunch on the patio - while the food and wine were good, the patio smelled of garbage, indeed there were cans just behind a gate, and on a regular basis kitchen staff brought items back to this area. Lots of flies too. When we mentioned this to the server she said it was "because of the heatwave". Shall... More 

Thank JuliaHodge
Toronto, Canada
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249 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is well known to the locals in the Ossington area. It was recommended to us by one of the other restaurant waiters who works down the street at Mamakos (also excellent). We had a variety of small plates including a seafood medley, a mushroom and their signature appetizer the elk burger sliders. All were excellent and very filling.... More 

Thank WayneHihoSilver
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice meal in a trendy neighbourhood. The staff was helpful and attentive. Loved the elk sliders in particular, as well as the fish special.

Thank JTO_10
Burin, Newfoundland, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and brother-in-law took me to Union which is just a short walk from their home. It's a bustling busy restaurant and we were seated at the bar overlooking the kitchen. Had so much fun watching the action and the gorgeous way the food was prepared. We started with oysters which were so fresh and delicious then my sister... More 

Thank Karen M
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Sunday brunch was great! The food is freshly prepared and locally sourced so tastes great. The bennies come on a bed of ribs and fresh crunchy bread. The hash browns are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside and the salad comes with a great dressing. The mimosas were good. We sat outside on the shaded patio which... More 

Thank Sim M
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, best brunch in the city and didn't have to wait in line forever. Food was really tasty and fresh, they have a lovely shaded patio and the staff was great!!!!

Thank Francesca M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72A Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: 416-850-0093

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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