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Nota Bene

$$$$, 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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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Nota Bene this evening with another couple. This evening is a Saturday night and the restaurant is one half full. All those tables not occupied have no table cloths or table settings. It reminds me of a cheap hall in North Bay. I...More

Thank bruce1234155019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a few times before performances at the Four Seasons Centre, and am consistently impressed with the high quality of the service. The tables are well spaced. Small menu but everything I have had has been tasty and beautifully presented. Most recently, we...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My adult daughter and I had a delightful dinner, beautifully plated and served at Nota Bene. The menu has many choices including a 2/3 course menu for theatre goers. There is also extentive wine list by glass or bottle. The staff is very professional and...More

Thank travellots03
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Located on queen street, atmosphere was very nice, lots of people, good drinks, nice menu for well prepared meals, and a nice appetizier menu. Great place

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We recently visited this overpriced and overrated establishment in Toronto Canada. Aside from the noise level, where we could hardly hear each other speak, they have a limited menu and exorbitant prices. The food quality is good, although not great and the wine list average...More

Thank HappyCamper155004
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to go out for dinner later Saturday afternoon and the only decent reviewed venue we could get a table at 8pm was here. I’ve always passed by but never been because I’ve never heard about it from my friends. Decided to give it a...More

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful and the service attentive and we liked that some local wines were included on the wine list. Interesting decor and a safe place for business dinners.

Thank Gambol17
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Great food doesn't come cheaply and even a for a prix fixe for 2 courses at $38. adds up. But the food is so good. I start with harvest salad, a combination of beets, squash, pumpkin seeds and many greens in a vnagrette.i continue with...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Joined colleagues there recently for a lunch. Everything was very professional. Smooth service, intriguing appetizers to share and a varied lunch menu. I had the fish, done to perfection.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spacious restaurant with fabulous food! One of Toronto’s better restaurants, priced accordingly. I had lunch there full of business lunch types in expense accounts. Excellent knowledgeable staff. I was impressed

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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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$76
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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