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Ruby Watchco

730 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1H2, Canada
+1 416-465-0100
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fixed menu” (26 reviews)
“flank steak” (18 reviews)
“salad” (79 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options
730 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Our first visit to Ruby Watchco definitely did not disappoint. We arrived at 6:30 pm on a Thursday evening to find Chef Lynn Crawford herself sharpening knives and preparing for a busy evening at the back of the restaurant. In fact, Chef Lynn did not...More

Thank Foodie2448
Reviewed yesterday

Took me a few years to get here, but it was worth the wait. $58 dollars per person for a "family-style" prix-fixe. The food was all exceptionally fresh, elegantly presented and delicious. Very nice salad and superbly prepared flank steak; some rare, some medium, all...More

Thank Greengrassismyhero
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I have been wanting to go to Ruby Watchco for quite some time, but the opportunity did not present itself, so FINALLY, I took my mom for an early mother's day dinner and we were both SO pleased. The service was attentive and genuine -...More

Thank Fivefootfive
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Last visited in 2015 on a visit to Toronto. Returned because I was so impressed during my last visit. The food on this visit was just as good. However, the timing of the meal service was far slower. Last time, I was in the first...More

Thank Ernest K
Reviewed February 28, 2018

As I have been a huge fan of Lynn Crawford since Restaurant Makeover was on TV. My fabulous husband decided to surprise me with supper at Ruby Watchco. The food was okay. Not outstanding. Not even close. My husband who has no culinary education what...More

Thank Gerri M
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we were lucky enough to score a table close to the kitchen so we had a great view of the chef’s at work. They made it look effortless! And often were laughing and joking and having a great time! Looked like such a fun...More

Thank Notallwonderersrlost
Reviewed January 13, 2018

I was invited for a birthday party on the second floor. 30 people at $100 per person. Did not know that Lynn Crawford...who is known in Toronto was now at the helm of the kitchen. But really...who cares? The food was awful. The Caesar salad...More

4  Thank gaye r
Reviewed January 4, 2018

With a BC guest in TO, I finally made a point to visit this popular Toronto establishment to see what all the "fuss" was about. It did not disappoint. The dining staff were engaging, attentive and organized, the decor bright and welcoming, the fare superb!...More

Thank Doidgemorris
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Went with my beloved and our daughter for our Christmas treat. We all had the basic (a mere 4 courses!) menu and the wine pairings. The parsnip salad was a new dish to me, but delicious to us all. As was the brick roasted chicken,...More

Thank Moshinsky
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere,excellent service, terrific food and the icing on the cake was that Chef Lynn came to our table and served one of the courses!

Thank Lynette P
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Andrea C
January 24, 2015|
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Response from torontoshutterbug65 | Reviewed this property |
Like others have stated not a hotel it is a restuarant in the south east end of the city. no where near the airport. good pricey restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighborhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-465-0100
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