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The Depanneur

1033A College St | between Dufferin & Dovercourt, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A8, Canada
+1 416-828-1990
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
28 Jul 2018
“Brunch with a punch”
2 Feb 2018
“Fabulous brunch”
Closed today
International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1033A College St | between Dufferin & Dovercourt, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A8, Canada
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is situated at 1033 College street. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and we were greeted with a smile. The staff are helpful and pleasant to chat with. Everything is prepared right infront of you giving the atmosphere of breakfast at your mother's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sebbie45uk
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We've been hoping to try the Mazeh levantine brunch for a while and finally made it over this past sunday. We arrived 10 minutes before it officially opened but we were graciously seated. Service was excellent and the food was one of the best brunches...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Fereshteh H
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Food is incredible ! Service is perfect and what a cute place! Looking forward my next brunch :) Just go and check this gem out!!!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Virginie L
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Here is a bite from our full experience review - "This human space was filled with life and enthusiasm. Len’s goal is to showcase the diversity of the city through food and has been doing so since he opened Depanneur six years ago. We say...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank ispalette
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Sometimes while driving you go by a place and never notice it. The Depanneur was one of those places. It fact, we discovered it only due to cycling, funny how you see the city differently on a bike. The Depanneur is a small restraurant, of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank John F
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I went to The Depanneur for Sunday brunch with a friend yesterday, and we were not impressed: Instead of croissants, which were promised on the menu, they served dinner rolls in the shape of croissants (who does that??) and claimed the weak brewed coffee they...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Issa-Poo2
The_Depanneur, Owner at The Depanneur, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi there. Sorry to hear that your brunch fell short of your expectations. It's a new pop-up and we're still working out some of the details. I'll check in with the team to see if there are any issues with the espresso machine, and discuss...More

Reviewed March 5, 2017

The Depanneur or the Dep - is a unique community food venue that hosts a wide variety of culinary activities, including Drop-In Dinners, Workshops, Supper Clubs, and Private Events. Thet also have a ground breaking program called Newcomer Kitchen - a nonprofit organization that invites...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Fiddlefoot88
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Not your ordinary restaurant! A small space which fits perhaps 20 people tavola calda style. Most evenings are special events: a featured chef with a prix fixe menu. You bring your own bottle if interested. Evening with the more famous chefs are booked very rapidly;...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Clement K
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Whenever I visit Toronto, a couple of times a year, I check to see what's happening at the Depanneur. I've taken a Greek cooking lesson, had Malaysian lunch and a super-tasty brunch at a table full of sociable people. Most recently it was a talk...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank mottyl12
Reviewed December 15, 2015

A few weeks ago my boyfriend and I went for breakfast at The Depanneur. The food was absolutely AMAZING! All of the ingredients were super fresh and you could watch the chef cook your food right in front of you. The service was great as...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank rachlefave_92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1033A College St | between Dufferin & Dovercourt, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Old Toronto
  • Neighbourhood: Old Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-828-1990
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We’re a community of food lovers and showcase for culinary talent in Toronto. The Dep is a versatile, multi-use space designed to host different kinds of informal food-related events, including Drop-In Dinners, Workshops & Supper Clubs. We also host a lively weekend brunch and offer commercial kitchen space for rent by the hour or the month. We're also the home of Newcomer Kitchen, an innovative new nonprofit social enterprise that provides a venue for Syrian refugee women to cook and sell meals. SUN & MON Cooking classes and workshops 6:30-9:30pm T.O. cooks share their secrets WEDNESDAYS Newcomer Kitchen Traditional Syrian homecooking for pickup or delivery THURSDAYS Drop-In Dinners with guest cooks 6pm+ “Open mic night” for culinary talent in Toronto! SATURDAY The Rusholme Park Supper Club 7:30pm+ Family-style dinner parties with a rotating cast of guest cooks SAT & SUN Mazeh - Levantine-inspired Brunch 10am-2:30pm Hope to see you at The Dep! -LEN
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