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US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Steakhouse, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food and exceptional service. The steak was one of the best I have had. Will definitely come back was expensive but worth the price.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed June 19, 2022

Made plans to take my wife for anniversary and noted that when I made the reservation with Angelo. Unfortunately he was not on duty the evening that we went and although we had a reservation the staff acted like we hadn't arranged anything and said...they would try to find a table for us. When we were seated the waiter paid little attention to us (perhaps we didn't choose a pricey enough wine?) and the limited menu offered nothing suitable to a smaller palate (all steak sizes huge). My wife had the lamb and it was large enough to feed three people so of course there was a substantial amount left over. What a waste. No mention of the anniversary and we had to pour our own wine as we didn't see the waiter again until it was time to get the bill. I have wanted to go to this restaurant for many years but as of our experience would be hard pressed to return. An unmemorable outing.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 27, 2022

My husband & I had a lovely afternoon at Barberian’s Steakhouse!! Delicious jumbo shrimp cocktail, Escargots, Dry Aged Ribs Steaks that were cooked perfectly. Our waiter was so professional, welcoming & attentive …..seamless service. Also, we were invited by Abrar to take a tour of...one of the wine cellars on site…..so cool. Abrar was extremely knowledgeable, professional & charming…..he is a definite asset to Barberian’s Steakhouse. We will definitely return…..thank you Barberian’s! 😁👍More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 21, 2022

Super easy to find, walking distance to several major hotels. We took the subway, less than a five minute walk away. Small entrance, lots of staff, very attentive. Great attention to service, very accommodating and helpful. The steaks are expensive, but still hold value. The...sides are limited, and should probably serve two people. While we enjoyed a wonderful dinner, we all agreed the interior was getting dated and could use a little brightening up. It looks old school steak house, but the clientele is wearing t shirts and ball caps now. Time for a makeover.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 2, 2022

Disappointed in the overall experience. We frequent most steak houses in Toronto from Jacobs to Blue Bloods. From the moment my family walked in we were immediately judged for having children with us. After our $1400 bill I would say our service and food was...sub par. I had to ask for my wine glass to be refilled, our Yorkshire buddings were extremely burnt. After our server received a table that was more suited to their clientele we were absolutely abandoned. I could go on but overall I’m just disappointed.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 15, 2021

My friends were very stressed out (teachers) and I felt a reunion was due. So I decided to take them out on a Sunday before Christmas for steak and some choice picks from my wine cellar. I brought a 96 Vega Sicilia Unico and Alighieri...Amarone. They decanted both properly no sediment. ($75 corking fee per bottle)There were five of us and we arrived a little before 5. We checked coats and were seated by the entrance which was a bit chilly. We ordered bacon strips for 5 (to die for) and grilled beef salami (tasty). One shrimp cocktail (huge), one Caesar salad (very bland needs garlic, anchovy and bacon bits), one salmon steak with vert sauce (good). 18 oysters they were small but fresh they needed mignonette. Two 24 oz porterhouse steaks one med well one med rare(both superb). One with peppercorn the other bearnaise sauce. Peppercorn sauce was not thick and peppery like it should be. Two rib steaks (excellent), 7 bottled waters, one 12 year old irish whiskey. We were very happy campers, free pickle plate, killer toppings for baked potatoes (strangely, no butter, and very dry potatoes.) I liked the historical decor reminded me of Moishe's in Montreal when I was a kid. Dessert, yes amazingly we had that! Two flourless lava cakes with whipped cream, strawberry and blackberry sauce. I found it too salty to eat they took it off my bill. My female friend loved it, two New York cheesecakes with chocolate sauce both inhaled with gusto. Finally one order of apple beignets with vanilla ice cream which was superb. Imagine an apple ring covered in pastry dough deep fried then rolled in cinnamon and sugar. Service was good and not intrusive we were there until 9:30 pm. I was shocked by the wine prices more than 300% markup. I would lower them and sell more wine. Menu is smaller than it was the last time I was there. With a 15% tip bill came to $1020 which I thought was fine for Toronto. Note the Unico above they sell it for $1915! Use their website wine list to choose your wine or bring your own. Love these family owned institutions and like to support them.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 2, 2021

We landed here tonight wanting a fine dining atmosphere and this place did not disappoint! It’s classic decor from the original time it opened to delicious wine and the most incredible prime rib I have tasted this place gets ten stars. Our server was amazing...( I wish I could remember his name) but went out of the way in his hospitality to make us feel right at home. The best meal the four of us have had in a long time together inclusive of desert. Our small tour of the wine cellar was amazing. You have to be exceptionally… tasteless to rate this under five stars. Bravo, can’t wait to visit again and recommend. Again, super sorry to our server tonight who was Amazing! Thank you for a great evening :)More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 11, 2021 via mobile

I landed up there on a Saturday evening without a booking. The staff were very helpful in finding me a table - the gentleman who appeared to be the manager hemmed and hawed and pored over a large notebook before allocating table 40 to me....The restaurant was nearly empty when I arrived. In terms of decor, the place has seen better days. I ordered a New York Strip and a glass of the house pour Napa Cabernet Sauvignon with fries. The fries had been cooked in oil that had been over heated a few times and reminded me of cheap chip shops in the U.K …..BUT the meat was outstanding !!! Tender, succulent perfectly cooked. The house pour cab sauv was young but quite decent. Good meat but the overall experience could have been better …..especially for the price I paid (CAD $72 for the steak).More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 11, 2021

This was the recommended Steak house for our recent trip to TO. We went all out. The bill was $720 including a $120 tip. Not sure how it got that high, but...Our server was excellent. Our indulgence started with Oysters and Martinis, went to Ceaser...salads, then Back Ribs & Onion Rings for my Sweetie, a New York strip for my son and a Filet Mignon for me (not Bacon wrapped as the menu indicates). All with "loaded" Baked potatoes. We shared the sauteed button mushrooms with a nice Italian "Ser Primo" super Tuscan $85 (sells for $24 retail = 3.54X) . We shared a Chocolate dessert and my son had a good Scotch & I had a Remi Martin v.s.o.p. Cognac with our coffees.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021 via mobile

This is a tired, dirty restaurant Did not meet expectations. For a $350.00 dinner we were profoundly disappointed. Steak was undersized, (definitely not the 32 oz it was supposed to be) and cooked more rare than medium rare. Nice sear. I do not recommend this...restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Response from MrMastino | Reviewed this property |
Hello Andy, First make sure you are calling during their open hours as they close midway through the day(see below) Address: 7 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1H1 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 2:30 p.m. ⋅ Reopens 5 p.m. Phone: (416... More
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I've been to Barberian's on numerous occassions for many years now and have never been disappointed or otherwise had a bad experience. The food is very tasty, the service is splendid and the ambience is old school like a... More
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
As said, no dress code, but it is an upper class restaurant so dress pants would be preferable.
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Barberian's Steak House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
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