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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 good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“trout” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
575 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2M5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 22 October 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
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Really loved this place. The food was excellent and the service from Chris the proprietor was great. He made out lunch. I had the BLT open faced sandwich and the Caesar salad. All had good quantity of bacon. I love bacon and when he asked...More

Thank tedandjana
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went to Bolands on a Sat. evening for an early dinner and were greeted warmly by staff and the owner. The atmosphere was serene and very pleasant, and service was prompt and friendly. Our meal started with complimentary appetizers, very tasty seafood, served in...More

Thank CanadaJessie
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Borland's always offers a creative approach to dining. A terrific casual environment, with a large private room for groups available in the back. Be sure to listen intently to the specials. There is likely something that you've never tried that you'll give a try to.

Thank LoveLakeoftheWoods
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Love this place. Food is full of flavour and the portions are quite. Service staff is efficient . Pricing is well priced.

Thank 1Skibunny
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Chris Boland makes you feel right at home. The tastes were vibrant with rustic charm. This is the best Toronto neighborhood restaurant that I can remember.

Thank BarbaraF321
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A few Saturdays ago some friends suggested this restaurant as a wonderful place to eat. They have been going there for many years. We met them there and had a great time. The meal and service was outstanding. If you go, have the Icelandic Cod....More

1  Thank northyorker
Reviewed 30 May 2017

On May 29th a friend and I dined at Boland's Open Kitchen, a restaurant close to home that I have visited three times in the past. It is open seven days a week, the owner is always present, the wait staff attentive and helpful and...More

Thank myraevans1942
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Good meal. We had the short rib, liver appetizer and shrimp pasta. I had the shrimp and had trouble figuring the dish out- heavy on sauce and little pasts. The short rib and liver looked much better. Service was good and friendly.

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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Street parking is generally available
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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