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Keriwa Cafe - CLOSED

1690 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 14, 2013
“Must eat”
Jul 2, 2013
“Local, seasonal, original and great food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, American, Native American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1690 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

This place is Canadian and Aboriginal food combined. The vegetables would be interesting things that you may not normally try, as well as the meats, such as bison. The food is very tasty and unexpected in look, taste, texture....it wows your senses. Go there !

Thank javafinch
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We loved the setting--very cool design and atmospheric lighting--but this restaurant was definitely not just style over substance. All of our dishes were a delight, all using the best of local seasonal ingredients. Not the cheapest night out, but well worth it. A point on...More

1  Thank TwoJoules
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Keriwa is local, seasonal and Aboriginal inspired cuisine. This was our second dinner at Keriwa and, once more, we were really blown away by the quality of the food, not to mention the smiling and welcoming staff. It was a little noisy as it was...More

Thank OmbrettaMDM
Reviewed July 15, 2012

From the scent of woodsmoke on entering the cafe, through to the fruit sorbet, the experience at Keriwa is top notch. The staff are friendly and the food is unique. We started with delicious Red Fife sourdough, and appetizers of pork belly, and bison; and...More

Thank OttawaShell
Reviewed June 17, 2012

We tried Keriwa for the first time this last week and had heard it was good, but even with higher than usual expectations, we were absolutely blown away. The atmosphere of the restaurant is cozy and rustic with clean and minimalist furnishings and tasteful Native...More

Thank artichokefish
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Great place. Using our beautiful country as inspiration the chefs at Keriwa have developed a savoury and unique menu that makes me want to come back for more. Sourcing local products and presenting them in unique ways made me so happy during this meal. Oxtail...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed March 11, 2012

We had bison and pemmican! Bannock was a little different, flat not fluffy like on the rez. One of our friends is a vegetarian and the chef made up a dish just for her! Now that is customer service. Good service and it was busy....More

Thank Lydia50Kamloops
Reviewed February 27, 2012

I had brunch at Keriwa yesterday and was very impressed by the food. It was interesting and delicious. My friend had smoked whitefish in dill crepes, served with a side of sauteed mushrooms. Both were absolutely delicious, althought the portion was tiny (really an apetizer...More

1  Thank dct_toronto
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $50
Canadian, American, Native American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1690 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    (Queen & Roncesvalles)
  • Public Transportation: Located between Roncesvalles and Triller on Queen Street West.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: 416-533-2552
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