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Seven Lives

69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
+1 416-803-1086
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast Food
69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

People are pretty passionate about this place! Pretty incredible. Always on the hunt for great Mexican food and chocolate. Only open 8 hours a day and they seem to have a constant flow of hungry and loyal patrons. Staff is incredibly kind and gracious. Love...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CoronaOldTown
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Small place, very crowd, wait for 20 mins to place the order. Worth it. The taco is very authentic, love the spicy and the freshness.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JingQiao L
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Read reviews on this place so decided to try it. I was not disappointed. The tacos were a good size - I had a taco de pollo and a baja taco. Both had a ton of flavour. The place was really busy but you didn't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TravellingAgain1
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to try this tiny spot. Had the taco de pollo, it was interesting. Instead of a shred they used cubed chicken. Taste was amazing. Hot salsa was 🔥delicious. A little pricy at $6/taco, but I would definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

. . It is a small place, but a very good one. Nice food you must try some different things there . Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gabi h
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Ive come here many times over the past few years and im still blown away by how delicious the tacos are every single time! The hot sauces are made in house and are so flavourful, and the tacos themselves are so unique. These tacos would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank A6492BWcarolc
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Pardon the pun, but this place is AMAZING!!! A friend and I made a trip down from Barrie to spend the day in the Kensington market and I knew we had to stop at Seven Lives or I'd never forgive myself. My friend ordered their...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Cel P
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Portion sizing is just right! Full of filling and sauce, small hole in the wall joint I would travel miles to get tacos from here They need to open more locations cause it’s soooooo good

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jetlagqueenn
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

You must go! The food is delicious and inexpensive. There is very limited seating and it is packed but worth it. My kids loved the fish tacos.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lulukale
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Love it here! Mexican is my thing and they always deliver! Great staff, nice atmosphere and an overall good time :)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank absterized
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October 25, 2017|
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Response from bill8111 | Reviewed this property |
Hi: yes, we asked, and they have corn tortillas.
Éliane O
September 27, 2017|
Response from fiinechina | Reviewed this property |
Small store front restaurant with seating for 4 at max. If weather is nice it's a great area to eat outside and enjoy the sights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Old Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Old Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-803-1086
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