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Adega

#61 of 6,755 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Downtown
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33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada (Yonge and Dundas)
+1 416-977-4338
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Portuguese restaurant remains a terrific place for an evening out. We had enjoyed the cuisine and service at Adega for many years and recently returned to find that their high standards have been maintained. It is a warm room with well spaced tables and not too loud. Servers are attentive and know the menu and wine list well. Highly... More 

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Thank Freqflye
Toronto
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lucked out and got one of the semi private booths- really special! Squid appetizer was generous, tender and beautifully presented. Hearts of romaine salad lovely and not overly dressed. Salmon main was delicious, crisp veggies. Rack of lamb perfectly cooked. Creme caramel topped with fruit a perfect ending to a memorable meal. All the staff were wonderful, friendly and... More 

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Thank JandPToronto
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The overall ambiance and decor of this restaurant reminded me so much of Lisbon. Our waiter was friendly and very knowledgeable of the menu - along with the whole staff. We were seated in a circular booth that was positioned so you don't see the whole restaurant, which made the experience more romantic. The food is amazing! My boyfriend and... More 

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Thank Karainz
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An established (i.e. long time) Portuguese restaurant in the heart of downtown Toronto that is not located in an ethnocentric neighbourhood where you might normally expect to find such a restaurant. Service is excellent, dishes are excellent especially seafood, decor could stand to be updated. private group room in basement next to washrooms is windowless and dank. Never been in... More 

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Thank sirjuan007
Aurora, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of the places you walk in and feel welcomed. Excellent staff experience throughout the evening, our waiter in particular. As a group, we were seated in the wine cellar. Starters, main dishes, and deserts clearly demonstrated that the chef understands his business. Flavours and textures were distinct, whether it was fish, seafood or meat. Everybody at... More 

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Thank Georg Z
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually, for my first night in Toronto, I do something fast-foodish: small-time Chinese, for example, or a falafel platter someplace. This time, I was in the mood for a sit-down dinner so I could relax. I checked out the restaurants on Elm Street, and ended up choosing Adega, not least because it offered a $40 prix-fixe. The atmosphere is lovely:... More 

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Thank SteveDisque
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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161 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here for the 2nd time (with another couple this time) and had another terrific experience. Adega is an outstanding (Portuguese) restaurant with great food. We had the Octopus and it was fantastic. Tasty bread and wonderful desserts as well. Great wine selection to complement things. The portions are very large and could be split if... More 

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Thank Rich M
Toronto, Canada
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272 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attentive service, full menu to choose from, delicious appetizers, tasty entrees in a downstairs private setting perfect for groups of up to 20 or so. Our group of 12 might have been on the verge of requiring a second server.

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Thank Peeter P
Oakville, Canada
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited Adega this past weekend and had an excellent experience from the moment we walked in to the moment we were finished. The service was superb - our waiter was very knowledgable, polite, and attentive. The food was so fresh and delicious. We almost forgot we were in Canada while we were there! A must try in Toronto for... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

We were in Toronto and met family for dinner here. We had heard positive things about Adega and our time there not disappoint. We had seafood which was beautifully prepared and presented. The wine choice our waiter helped us with was excellent. The desserts were excellent. We had a private booth which allowed us to talk easily without a high... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Elm St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1, Canada
    (Yonge and Dundas)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-4338

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Downtown
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