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Union Restaurant

#169 of 6,755 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Queen Street and West Queen West
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72A Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Y7, Canada
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 10:00 - 23:00
Tue 10:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this perfect intimate restaurant with great food and service. Liked the wild game sliders and really good house salad. Book ahead!

Thank mreaume44
St. John's, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had brunch at Union on Saturday..we just happened to be walking by as the were opening and there were people already outside waiting for it to open so we figured we would check it out. The Ceaser was DELICIOUS! Highly recommend. The food was really tasty, fresh, and large portions. Great design as well. Definitely recommend! We will be... More 

Thank scc6
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always full and busy, so we decided to come for lunch to try it out. Service was very cold and unfriendly, we have to seat ourselves at the table. We ordered the tomatoes plate, the steak tartare and the goat cheese salad. The tomatoes were not fresh at all, the vinegar tasted like water, potatoes were fatty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food and friendly lunch service to the four of us - well beyond hipsterhood and our sell-by dates.

Thank MalcolmB340
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for vaca and tried this place out. Not only was it exceptional but so good we came back again the next day. There were locals sitting on both sides of us and at some point heard them say it was their fav place too. Apparently their dinner just as good. Order any of the Benny's (brisket it ribs).... More 

Thank Vchach9
Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Unique menu with nothing but the freshest ingredients and sourced foods. I would recommend ordering several plates so you can taste as much as possible as it is all worth it. The service was very good also and all at reasonable prices. Best restaurant in Toronto!

Thank RMA14
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a great restaurant in Toronto's central/west end. Highly recommended if you like steak or ribs! A fantastic local butcher supplies this restaurant (and it is the only restaurant they supply.) The neighbourhood is also a fun one - located near West Queen West - on Ossington. Recommendations: - Sticky Ribs - Steak Hache (think burger meets tartare) -... More 

Thank KTor2015
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fun and lively spot. We were early (before 6pm) but when we left at 830 ppl were literally lined up out the door. They do take reservations. Nice outdoor patio at the back but no view of anything - the front bar seats are more interesting for this particular human zoo (ossington). Service was attentive. Food was good. The special... More 

Thank torontoeddy
Rockwood, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just happened to find this little restaurant with a charming courtyard seating area. Very comfortable with a huge tree providing a nice canopy on a hot day. I'm sure it would be a beautiful spot in the evening as well. Paul our waiter recommended a superb Spanish white wine to accompany our "Lovell Springs Trout" which was beyond fabulous! The... More 

Thank ShariLovell
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Took my boyfriend here for his birthday dinner and the food was incredible. All the ingredients were very fresh. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Thank rachlefave_92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72A Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Y7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: 416-850-0093

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
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, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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