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Nota Bene

) #98 of 7,022 Restaurants in Toronto $$$$ , International,
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
+1 416-977-6400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service... the food outstanding and the wine selection complements a must for anyone with a palate for superb food and excectional wines

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Summerlicious was our first dinner at Note Bene but won't be our last. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and efficient. We will definitely be back.

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here on a double-date and, while we loved the service, the food was "oversold" by the server, and was very disappointing. Pasta was a bit undercooked and the combinations of tastes sometimes did not work. Overall, we were hoping for an inventive and smart...More

Thank U K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with two friends for the first day of Summerlicious for lunch. The food was absolutely outstanding. One person ordered the beet salad, Vietnamese chicken slaw, and the sorbet, another ordered the lobster soup, the blackened whitefish, and the trifle, and I had the tuna...More

Thank nancyandleslie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Nota Bene before attending the ballet at the Four Seasons Centre and it was delightful. I would love to return on another occasion when not as hurried and order from the full menu. The pre-ballet menu was well conceived and everything arrived promptly...More

Thank Sherill3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of over 15 from all over the globe ate at Notta Bene in January and had a wonderful evening so, when our firm had a meeting this past week in Toronto we returned with “great expectations”. Overall, we were disappointed as it was...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best fish I ever had period. I admit to not being overly knowledgeable when it comes to fine dining, but I know what i like and this place was a fantastic culinary experience. Will certainly return next time I go to Toronto. Eager to bring...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a leisurely dinner on a special get-away. Attracted by the extensive gin & tonic menu (15 gins, 3 tonic choices, and 3 ways to have ice), we chose the No 3 from the Netherlands. Our server suggested the Premium Indian Fevertree as...More

Thank GratefulinDundas
Reviewed 14 June 2017

They have service nailed to get you to the Four Seasons Centre in time having had a good dinner. Prix fix is well chosen. All in all a lovely evening but a bit pricey given the lack of getting to the next level. Selection of...More

Thank lizzie03
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Nota Bene is my go-to business lunch restaurant in downtown Toronto. The food is always fresh and well presented and the staff is attentive and knowledgeable. Today's special was venison pappardelle and it was excellent. The restaurant is not overly noisy, which is a big...More

Thank robertwD7057IG
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers,
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Nearby Attractions
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Canadian Opera Company
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Karl J
14 January 2017|
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No they do not offer valet parking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Subway: Osgoode Station Street Car: Queen West Street Car
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-6400
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Nota Bene restaurant is a sophisticated dining establishment created and run by famed Toronto Chef David Lee. Opened in August 2008, the restaurant has garnered much critical acclaim and has been featured on countless “best of” lists including Toronto Life, En Route Magazine, Maclean's and most recently, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants.
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