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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

#1,369 of 6,563 Restaurants in Toronto
$$ - $$$, International,
5221 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5P8, Canada
+1 647-350-5221
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, International, Canadian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
5221 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5P8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I and a friend were there for dinner on a Thursday night. The mood was very relaxing and the service was friendly and efficient. The food was very tasty and we got a lot. We had a special which included soup or salad, entre, dessert...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank margotremaine
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Dinner was great :) My wife and I enjoyed a incredible meal of pasta, meat dishes and a marvelous desert. Their cocktails were effective and refreshing too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best server experience in North York area. Appetizers and everything else was soo declicious. Special thanks to server Bulut for introducing every detail of their menu and always taking care of his customers. He knows what he is doing for his job. Hope to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Ellyeyes
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Great service and the carrot cake was the best. The atmosphere was stunning. I like the fact that all the desserts are on display.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidh11
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We were served by BULUT. Fantastic gent. Great service and tasty food. The app special was great and the Hot Chocolate delight didn’t disappoint. Great interior and nice mood lighting. My date went well.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Zach B
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We are staying just up the road and ended up eating here 3 times in a week. I had a waffles which was lovely. Can't complain about anything.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Waited 65 minutes for our breakfast yesterday morning There was no explanation or communications during the wait except "sorry for the wait" when the food was brought out And there were mistakes with the majority of the orders. Nothing major but all the toasts were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ivo F
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I do not rate anything unless I experience above or below average service, but this morning at this place I received the lousiest experience ever. From disrespectful attendants, to slow service, lousy beverages (try to tell me that the orange juice was freshly squeezed when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank lexonfin
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Food itself was OK. But we had to wait an hour+ for our food, the waiter kept saying it was coming for about 30 min. If you want to grab a fast dinner, please go somewhere else.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sarabiles
Reviewed June 26, 2018

My favourite place to stop for an app and a drink or lunch and even breakfast. The food is always great and the staff are super. Love that the appetizers are reduced after 4 pm and there's a daily special to choose from. The chef...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank whitakersedge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Bar, International, Canadian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5221 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 647-350-5221
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BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER & LATE NIGHT Book your Holiday Party at Symposium. We have an extensive menu for every taste and for every budget. Office Party, Social Brunch, Large Group Gathering, Family Celebration: Symposium is the best place for casual, upscale dining Dine at Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge North York where we bring our unique dining concept to uptown Toronto. A short walk from both North York Civic Centre and the Ford Centre, Symposium Cafe North York offers this diverse North York neighbourhood a variety of dining options. Open 7 days a week – early mornings to late nights – offering complete menu dining options including full service breakfast and brunch (served daily until 4pm), mouth-watering desserts, lunch and dinner menu burgers, seafood, steaks, sandwiches, vegetarian fare, fresh fruit specialty beverages, full bar, and rotating daily special features. With 95 indoor seats, a cozy bar lounge, and 40 seats on our heated outdoor patio. Dinner Specials
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