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“This place should be packed 24/7”

The Senator Restaurant
Ranked #28 of 8,847 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.
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Beautiful landmark, nice atmosphere,1930'sdiner but with ordinary diner food and less than happy staff this place is a let down once again.
Hire professional staff that know how to greet patrons & are pleasant.
Stop the chitter chatter behind the counter or go get an acting job!

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Thank RichInCuba
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Of all the diners I've been to, the Senator takes the cake. The food is delectable, filling, and intensely satisfying! The servers were friendly and didn't skip a beat.

Although it's a diner, and by nature, casual, the decor is classic 1940s/50s. Fedoras and suspenders belong here - perfect for out-of-town business associates or visiting family. The place makes quite the impression.

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Thank InvaderMac
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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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Thank Jordan L
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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.

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Thank Barbara d
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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.

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Thank Morstan
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