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238 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L7, Canada
416-364-6183
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11:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Washington, DC
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared a salad and a crepe, and both were so amazing. Everything is Gluten Free, and they are vegan friendly as well. The salad has 42 ingredients according to our lovely server. I was skeptical, but when it arrived...Wow! Probably in my top 3 salads of all time, it really is that good. The crepe was apple, pecan and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This restaurant is my favourite place to eat at Kensington Market. A quiet hide-out. Their salad has a garden variety (literally and figuratively) of vegetables in it and is simply delicious and delightful (someone told me there are 42 ingredients in it!). They usually close at 6 p.m. (maybe they have extended hours for summer?) so if you want to... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Tucked in the heart of Kensington Market is this cute gluten-free, organic, vegetation eatery. Limited seating inside and a nice patio area outside to enjoy the sights and sounds of Kensington Market. We had the cinnamon vegan crepes (oil-free, which was a bonus) and they were delicious! We also had two kinds of their vegan ice cream - sea buckthorn... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I love the crepes here - buckwheat, thin and perfectly cooked. Best of all, it is completely gluten-free! But the food is fresh, visually beautiful, healthy and tasty. I enjoyed the blue cheese and pear crepe, made with thin slices of pear with blue cheese melting inside the crepe, topped with the freshest lettuce. My daughter loved the homemade nutella... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Myself and two others read the top 10 lists on google for vegetarian styled food. We ended up in the Kensington Market area and scouted a few prospects. We chose the Hibiscus and everyone had the soup and 42 ingredient salad. The staff accommodated us with small dietary changes. The meal service was prompt, but the waitress was a little... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

It is always wonderful to find a gluten-free dedicated facility, let alone one that is vegetarian and vegan friendly. Kudos! Went here with friends and the place is definitely in demand, especially during brunch times. But the wait is fine, especially with all the cool stores on that block. The Salad was amazing. I could have had it all day... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed a late lunch here after finding it listed online as a gluten free restaurant. I have celiac disease and dining out can be an anxiety provoking experience. Not so here, but expect to pay extra $$$ for that peace of mind. It is a small space with small tables that are quite close together. Anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Walked in and were lucky to be seated right away by the waitress, she was lovely and recommended crepes to my friend that were the best, my friend took her advice and got the vegan mozzarella crepe ( so tasty and the cheese tasted like real mozzarella !) and I got the soup and salad deal, it was a squash... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was there for lunch with a friend. I had read many good reviews about how delicious the food is, how generous the portions are and how reasonable the pricing is. The food is definitely healthy and nutritious and the flavors are fine, but not so delicious that I would crave to go back. Portions are not very generous at... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant whilst exploring Kensington Market on a busy Sunday. We sat outside so we can appreciate the live acoustic set being played a block away. We split the 42 ingredient salad and the goat cheese and tomato crepe. Wow, were we impressed. Both were delicious. Light but at the same time extremely tasty and surprisingly kinda... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 416-364-6183

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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