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Perla Restaurant

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539 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A9, Canada
+1 416-922-1703
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
539 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A9, Canada
Neighbourhood: Little Italy
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Excellent and interesting menu choices for all with friendly and attentive service provided at all times

Thank 563berto
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Took my wife here for lunch because the menu looked good. We sat in the back patio on a beautiful afternoon. We loved our lunches of fish and beef. We thought the taste and presentation of the food was excellent. Super happy we found this...More

Thank OrlandoTraveler32814
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Last night wanted to enjoy a nice Portuguese meal and as this place had some fair reviews decided to give it a whirl. The dining area was cozy and the back patio which was a fair size and covered in lovely grape vines hanging with...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Been here a few times. Good service and home cooked food. Also, it is good value for your money. Would recommend Perla.

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

As good as restaurants in Lisbon, my husband is Portuguese and it was as if his mom prepared the meal. Fresh, healthy, reasonably priced!

Thank FLSusan2015
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A small family-run place, Perla has authentic and very tasty Portuguese food. Fresh fish and seafood is a highlight. My sea bass was outstanding. The homemade chorizo was also amazing. Everything is made by Mama in the kitchen. Very reasonably priced for the area as...More

Thank ChristineLentil
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

A wonderful family restaurant. Non- pretentious but excellent food. Appetizer garlic shrimp and speciality clams portions a bit small but good. Octopus appetizer perfectly grilled and tender and lots of good bread. Main courses were fabulous. Very good portions for the price. We had grilled...More

Thank Louis C C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

nice service in warm room.mommas behind the stove with cooking that's behind the times.grilled jumbo shrimp are not that jumbo,and seem boiled in a limpid sauce.clams were not the freshest,and lacked any flavour.fresh grilled grouper was good for the price,but the sides were old school.many...More

Thank 57chef
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We came upon Perla by accident but it turned out to be a great find! The food and the service were fantastic, and it has an amazing old world atmosphere. It reminded both of us of dining in Europe, where the customers are locals and...More

Thank solituda
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Having spent a lot of tme in Portugal we were really happy to find Perla. A very authentic Portugese restaurant with a diverse menu at reasonable prices. The staff make you feel very welcome. Service takes alittle longer than the average restaurant but thats because...More

1  Thank giraffelt
Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe
culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone
in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of
clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples
arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta
spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool
lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and
activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-922-1703