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Byzantium - CLOSED

499 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
+1 416-922-3859
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
15 Apr 2017
“Sadly, it has closed”
30 Nov 2016
“Not there”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Canadian, Vegan Options
499 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was a great place, but it has now gone. Replaced by the GLAD DAY bookstore. Will be missed. The bar ot GLADDAY is good but has limited food available.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Been to this restaurant many times before, but on this trip it no longer exists, a bookstore was there now.

Thank grayvlad
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Excellent food, friendly staff, and conveniently located in village. The restaurant opens up to the street and is great people watching as you sip on your cocktail!! Highly recommend. We will definitely be back during our next trip to Toronto!!

Thank KHAtlanta
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Endless list of Martini's.. and if you don't see your favorite on the menu.. they will easily accommodate and mix it up! Very happy we chose Byzantium, the atmosphere was fun, the servers were all very easy going and helpful and the owner came out...More

Thank rcroz2
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Unlike most stuffy fine dining locals, this place was very friendly and laid back. We went on jazz night, not too loud if you sit further back. Food was pricy, but worth it. They also have dishes like Kangaroo for the more adventurous foodies.

Thank geniusred
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I have been to Byzantium on numerous occasions; the food is outstanding and the ambiance is sublime. Their unique Caesar salad is one of my personal favourites. The staff is friendly and attentive and the owner is usually on hand to make sure things are...More

1  Thank trevor b
Reviewed 10 February 2016

My wife and I visited Byzantium last night for their Winterlicious promotion. We were attracted by their appealing choices for each of the 3 courses in the $35 prix fixe meal. We were greeted promptly, seated at a nicely located table and our server provided...More

Thank annoyedcanadian
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Drawn in by the lamb on the 2016 winterlicious menu. We were greeted and seated right away. Our server Adam was fantastic, friendly, helpful and happy which is important as a server. Recommendations are the portobello ,mushroom strips, they were delicious, the calamari was just...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Visited Byzantium for the first time with some friends who were familiar with it, and glad we did. We were warmly welcomed and given a choice of tables, and were quickly settled in. The décor is nice, and gave the place a sophisticated yet comfortable...More

Thank Mark_n_Dale
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Byzantium, located on church street was an excellent restaurant to eat great ambience and Stephanie are hostess and server was accommodating and very pleasant to deal with the chocolate martini was a hit and the tiger shrimp and Cornish hen was awesome!

Thank Vic L
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 499 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-922-3859
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