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Christina's on the Danforth

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492 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P6, Canada
+1 416-463-4418
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Kingston, Jamaica
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260 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2015

I had dinner with friends on a Saturday evening; this included 2 teenage boys. The restaurant is located in a nice area which is relatively quiet. We were seated quickly and were served our food without delays. The servings were WAY larger than we expected and we were absolutely stuffed by the time we were done. We didn't have space... More 

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Thank Kristine B
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Friendly staff. Bottled Greek beer. Not the best calamari, a bit too greasy for my taste. Disappointed with tzaziki. Overall Ok experience. Though we were there during the day. I heard they have belly dancers and live band in the evening, on the weekends.

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Thank Antonia S
Puerto Vallarta
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015

I really loved this restaurant, everything was great, the place, the location, the food, the service, I enjoyed it so much, we ate a lot and so many things that I lost track of what we ate, what a wonderful place we arrive for lunch and stayed for dinner as well, I will be back and recomend it always.

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Thank Xergio
Toronto
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had eaten at another Greek restaurant a few weeks before and took a stroll along the Danforth. We saw Christina's and asked for their brunch menu so we could try it another time. I was happy to see that it had very extended brunch hours printed on the menu (10-4 on Sat/Sun). So last Sunday we made a trip... More 

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Orillia, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

If I could rate this a zero I would but unfortunately you have to start at one. The costumer service is very very very bad. Most of the staff are not greek which means that they don't know about greek food. We asked regular sized souflaki and the other one kids size but both sizes looked like kids sizes. The... More 

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1 Thank Hrant_Sarkissian
Toronto
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641 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

It has been here for approximately 40 years and has been good value throughout. Live music on weekends. The food is good but we feel that the service and ambiance are the main reasons to come here. The usual suspects are on the menu but somehow this place feels just a tad classier than most, without any snootiness. And yet... More 

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Toronto
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2015

We have been to Christina's before and always enjoyed it. We decided to go back for our Mother's Day brunch this past weekend. I made a reservation online for 6 people which was confirmed via email. When we arrived at the restaurant they did not have our reservation. They managed to give us a table however it was in the... More 

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1 Thank Jaxmccaff
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Poor service, very slow , food quality is mediocre, overpriced. Never order see food soupm( awful). Surprised to have processed salad dressing. Will never go again

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2 Thank Jibal
Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Out of randomness of looks by for a spot to have dinner on Friday night, I ended at danforth. There was belly dancing which was followed by an excellent performance by a live band. The food is reasonably priced and definitely a good place to have dinner with friends and the family.

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Thank Anthony I
Sudbury, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Awesome food and excellent service. I had the rack of lamb which was done to perfection. The owner even recognized me from travelling to Toronto from Sudbury and sat and had a glass of wine with me.

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1 Thank Jacques L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $19
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighborhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-463-4418

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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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East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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