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“A true diner experience.”
Review of Senator Restaurant

Senator Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 8,509 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: The Senator is Toronto's oldest restaurant, dating back to the 19th century when it was just a house at 249 Victoria Street. Since then, the Senator has put its heart and soul into making the freshest, highest-quality food for generations of good-food lovers.
Ontario
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A true diner experience.”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

What a great landmark. Eggs benedict and huevos rancheros. All great! Worth the wait. Fast and friendly

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Wingham, Canada
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218 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Fun place to visit”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Went for breakfast one weekday with friends, old fashioned decor, looks like hasn't changed in 50 yrs and why would it, it works! food was all delicious, and service friendly, I would definitely go back. I loved the challah toast.

  • Visited February 2013
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London, Ontario, Canada
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A CLASSIC DINER IN THE HEART OF TORONTO”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Senator is worthy of its high TA ranking.
A stone's throw away from Yonge Street, this is a great place for breakfast or brunch.
Friendly, attentive service. Heaping plates of comfort food.
We'll be back.

  • Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good Value and great ambience”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Recently I was looking for a place for brunch and had heard about the Senator so tried it. It was great - very old school decor and really unusual seating layout but comfortable. It was a Saturday morning - just - and we had to wait about 10 minutes for a table which was fine by me. The staff were very friendly and the service was good. Both my friend and I had the Senator breakfast which was really good value although the price goes up by $2 at 11:30 am. It was well cooked and presented well. The coffee was hot and plentiful. I loved the old school atmosphere and the good service. We were pleasantly surprised that we were charged the lower price althought we sat down at 11:30 am. This will become one of my go-to places I think!

  • Visited January 2013
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Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!!!”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

We went to the Senator this morning for the first time and we were very satisfied!! The atmosphere is nothing special, but the staff and food make up for it. The Eggs Benedict was DELICIOUS!!! We'll definitely be back when we're in the city next!!

  • Visited January 2013
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