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“Pretty nice”
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Ranked #83 of 8,574 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Yonge and Dundas
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Pretty nice”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

We went here as an alternative to all the French food we've had in Canada.

The restaurant was pretty much empty on the Tuesday night we went there which probably caused the atmosphere score. Saying that, the place is decked out in a fairly general mid range Mediterranean restaurant.

The menu choices were nice and varied. After a previous bad experience with seafood (at the CN tower), my other half wanted to stick to meat and there was a reasonable choice there.

I stuck to piri piri prawns followed by octopus and it was pretty good to be honest. Nothing spectacular but good nonetheless.

My other half's chorizo followed by chicken was equally good.

Not somewhere to go out of your way for but OK.

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Thank JimmyMcFatboyfat
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
161 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Excellent Food And Service”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

We chose Adega for our anniversary dinner on a recent trip to Toronto, because we had recently been to Portugal and we enjoyed the food there. Our dinner at Adega was as good as any we had in Lisbon or Porto. We highly recommend the seafood bisque, the sauteed black tiger shrimp and especially the house specialty, Cataplana, a Portuguese fresh fish stew. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the service was outstanding. We asked our waiter for a wine recommendation based on our preferences and he brought us an excellent selection--and not the most expensive one in the cellar. The manager checked with to see if everything met our expectations. The decor is attractive and there is an outdoor seating area. Overall Adega was an excellent choice for a memorable dinner.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank glennr2
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“Michelin Star quality without the fuss, not to be missed!”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

A pleasure to visit, wonderful fresh seafood, amazing service and a great atmosphere. Have seafood, I've travelled across Europe an North America and its the best I've had!

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Thank JamesLechte
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Paris, France
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great food and wine”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

I suggest going downstairs into the cellar, the room is great, next to all the wine collections. Good price for food, good size portions and romantic atmosphere.

Visited July 2012
Thank Madeleine75
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Gorgeous food, nice atmosphere and wonderful service. Can't wait to dine here again

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Thank 100Jenna
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