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Boland's Open Kitchen

575 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M5, Canada
+1 416-482-2424
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon curd” (6 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
575 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M5, Canada
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Been here several times and it is always a pleasant warm experience. The do a very decent "Old Fashioned". We had the fish on our visit. Trout and Cod were both excellent dishes

Thank danniddery
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Amazing char , rainbow trout and green shrimps ! The dessert profiteroles was delicious and a great suggestion by the waiter . Great ambience and hardly crowded on a week day , pleasant chef , great wine and beautiful experience :)

Thank Ganga D D
Reviewed July 22, 2018

My family and I went here for lunch. Most of us had never eaten here before, so we didn't know what to expect, but we were very happy! There was a good selection of food, options for vegetarians are also available. Everything was very fresh...More

1  Thank Mitchell C
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Towards the end of the meal the server told us there was a trainee in the kicthe, and that this explained why we had to wait so long for the first course and between courses. At least the food was worth waiting for. My wife...More

2  Thank operalover939
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We were here with friend's last week for a nice Friday night dinner. The menu is nicely varied - fish for me, meat for my husband. We don't normally order cocktails before dinner, but the oyster shooter caught my eye - a drink and some...More

1  Thank Kate0206
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We decided spontaneous to go here ... But a really good decision. The service is really good. Fun fact they served the tap water in vodka bottles 😂. We didn't had to wait long for the food and the stakes and chicken were on point....More

1  Thank Desiree F
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Food was very good; however, service was mediocre. We had to ask the waiter about daily specials, and then weren't told about one of the two entrees, had to request bread, two empty wine glasses were left on our table, even though we had switched...More

1  Thank Joanne246
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Were there with a large party, in the back room. The staff were outstanding - attentive, good natured, and efficient. The food was also very good. Highly recommend it - we were in the private room at the back, which works very well for a...More

1  Thank gwilliams
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Cozy environment but vegetarian is lacking. True there is one daily option, but things like soup could be made with vegetable broth and aren’t. Had to return glasses with lipstick smudges around rim. Gives cause to pause. Roasted beet and goat cheese good, vegetarian meal...More

Thank Kulbi
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a reasonably good meal in May. Returned with a reservation and the restaurant was about 2/3rd full. But: - we could not tell who was our server although there appeared to be three servers working but none seemed to care. - the service was...More

Thank John P
North End
The North End is a nucleus of specialty food
restaurants and shops, especially around its Mount
Pleasant Village area. Frequented by antiquers for its
numerous collectable shops, furniture spots, and
oddity stores, the North End is a maverick of the
quaint and quality. Vintage toy stores, accessory
shops, and cinemas welcome perusers to step back in
time, while the wide pedestrian squares and the large
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-482-2424
  • E-mail
Christopher Boland brings an impressive pedigree spanning more than three decades and including ownership in Telfers , Trappers, The Tasting Rooms and now Boland's Open Kitchen.On any given evening Christopher will be seen out front meeting each and every guest, as well as joining the kitchen staff in the centrally-located kitchen - the heart of the restaurant.A recent review noted that "eating at Boland's is like being invited to Christopher Boland's home for dinner", which is just what Christopher is striving for.Manager Ricardo welcomes you with his signature smile and old world attention to service and detail.
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