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Cafe La Gaffe

24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
+1 416-596-2397
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
“escargot” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not a fancy place. During summer it's better to sit outside. Service is good and food is very good. Beef carpaccio with lettuce, capers, carrots and celery is in amazing harmony of tastes and textures. Probably one of the best carpaccio in GTA. Escargots...More

Thank Ivan Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint restaurant with limited seating was a big disappointment. The garlic escargot was very tasty and thought this would be an indication of good things to follow. The steak was under cooked and tough. The La Gaffe bouillbaise was visually unappealing, with over cooked...More

Thank Dixiegals
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

It couldn’t have been a better late September day to enjoy a lunch on the sunny front patio under the canopy of an old tree while a light breeze rustled their leaves. We started with an amazing Yucatan Yam soup with hints of ginger, coconut...More

Thank Saucysavory
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I went on a Travelzoo voucher. Had I not already paid, I would have left. Seats are peeling and the whole place looks dirty. The food has too much garlic and their version of peach Melba has strange tasting ice cream and a second grade,...More

Thank Disapp0intedt00
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The restaurant is in a very small area called Baldwin Village with numerous small restaurants. Baldwin street is not very long and it's tree-lined which makes patio dining very nice during the summertime as it blocks some of the harsh sun rays while dining. You'd...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Cafe La Gaffe!!! My fish was fabulous as was my husband’s steak. The server we had was exceptional- friendly, knowledgeable, helpful and totally agreeable in terms of making a substitution. We will absolutely go back!! ( it was great...More

Thank sr328
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Went for summerlicious fixed price dinner. Found out after deal on Groupon was cheaper - know better next time. It is an old house - very narrow with few indoor tables. Because it was a very hot day the indoor tables seemed too close; no...More

Thank planner12014
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The sauces make all the difference: salad with olive oil and balsamic reduction - excellent; black angus striploin steak - wonderful brandy Madagascar peppercorn sauce, enough to add to garlic mashed potatoes; fish with a tequila cream sauce. Traditional French desserts - creme brule or...More

Thank davidnimmo
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I enjoyed the fixed price lunch here. The food was very tasty. Sitting outside on this quiet street was pleasant. Efficient service.

1  Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Wow, many selections for the Summerlicious menu. Loved the back patio, has been added on, with a lovely tree part of the patio. The La Gaffe salad was delicious, and my son had the beef carpaccio and enjoyed it. The rack of lamb was tender...More

1  Thank Irene R
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from N2L2T | Reviewed this property |
They were very accommodating, give them a call and check. I think they had gluten free, not sure about other, but they are very helpful there. Worth calling and asking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-596-2397
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