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Blu Ristorante

17A Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1L1, Canada
+1 416-921-1471
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17A Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1L1, Canada
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1. Why didn't I go hear before?
"From the moment we arrived we were impressed."
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2. Always Great
"The beef tenderloin is one of my favourites"
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3. Upscale and Tasty
"I really enjoyed my dining experience here."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here for Valentines Day. They had live music, low lighting and great food in the peaks of Yorkville. The food was delicious and they had a great wine list.

Thank Kyla V
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I have been to Blu at least a dozen times and am always surprised at how consistently great the food and service is ... I guess that is why I keep going back. We have tried many items on the menu and have never been...More

1  Thank candice7772014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look the food is without doubt some of the best i have experienced lately in Toronto. Carpaccio and Tuna Tartare great, well presented and nicely seasoned. Boar Gnocchi, light, full of flavor. Halibut, nice thick piece, in fact too thick, sent it back, raw in...More

Thank mismanagement
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Was so impressed with our first visit we went back the following week. Fantastic menu, the highest quality of foods, fantastic tastes, impressive dishes, very accommodating to allergies, and beyond great service. Wine selection is very good. You will not be disappointed. Can’t say enough...More

Thank RCrumb
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Saturday nights at Blu; excellent meal; fabulous entertainment and great waiters! The piano player entertained us all night singing amazing songs.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went for our anniversary based on online reviews. The staff was incredibly nice, offered their suggestions when asked and was attentive. My hubby's app ended up having a tiny piece of lobster shell in it - they immediately offered to make a new one,...More

Thank TwinBearMom
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Overall, an exceptionally fine restaurant with an excellent menu and first-class service. Mind you, I was somewhat miffed to have to tell our servers that even in Toronto it is customary for ladies to be served with their main course before the men! In addition,...More

Thank NotItalianHere
Reviewed August 6, 2018

You must eat here. Seriously. The food was fantastic and the service is beyond compare. I've never had better. Every recommendation was spot on, from the appetizers through to the desserts. It's the service that makes the difference here. Fantastic food can stand on its...More

Thank hitchwitch2014
Alfredo R, Owner at Blu Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Blu. We will let the team know about your review. We are looking forward to serving you again

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

All I can say is WOW! We decided to go to Yorkville for a fancy dinner as our first time out as a married couple and we were not disappointed!! Blu was absolutely outstanding. Starting with all the welcoming smiling faces as soon as you...More

Thank MissTara88
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Excellent food, exceptional service, great cocktails and wine. I've been to Blu for cocktails at the bar with friends in the past, but recently came for dinner on a double date. Everyone enjoyed their meals and stated that they would be returning. The food was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17A Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1L1, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Minute walk from Yonge/Bloor Subway Station. 6 minute walk from Bay/Bloor Subway Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-921-1471
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Modern italian cuisine.
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