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Cafe California

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538 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2E1, Canada
+1 416-960-6161
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2E1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. But must switch to French's .... my dad tried to make me not put on ketchup because it was Heinz! Awkward. Buy Canadian pls

Thank stephengreynolds
Reviewed April 7, 2018

so i cam in for dinner on my own. and I was on facetime with my sister in California and the waiter said to put in earbuds, my response was whats the difference if I had someone talking in person with me or on the...More

Thank cstagliano62
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I do winter and sunmerlicious every year and always like trying new places. The menu at CC sounded great so that won out. The place is nothing fancy, and almost homey but the food and service were great! (Shout out to Oren...More

Thank danicaaa
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Picked this restaurant from the winterlicious web site. Not fancy but what a great surprise. Dinner was $33. At the table two people had trout two had Co q vin and one had a lamb shank. Everyone loved there meal. The food was great the...More

Thank diane071708
Reviewed November 1, 2017

I came to Cafe California for dinner on a Saturday night late in October. I could see there were tables from outside and I was just looking for somewhere to grab a quick dinner. I was seated (table for 1) quickly and the server left...More

Thank anderses
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Our friends and my wife and I always have a mini angst about which restaurant to choose for Summerlicious in Toronto and 2017 was no exception. The summer that never was (so much rain and cool) made us shy away from patios; but just in...More

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We were looking for a place to celebrate my 50th anniversary in Canada. I use this place for banquets 2 before more than 6 years ago. I hear there is a change of hand. So we tasted the modernized but similar Continental / French menu....More

Thank BPfromTO
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Title says it all, but we ordered one menu of the day (good value at 30 bucks for three courses) and one soup with butter chicken main. Tasty food, well presented, and a lovely bottle of white wine. The bill was reasonable, and the staff...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed August 8, 2017

At $29.95 a person for three courses of well-prepared food, this place is a bargain. The selection of appetizers, mains and deserts is adequate. I had a lovely New York striploin in a tasty wine/mushroom sauce that was perfectly cooked. My wife had tilapia and...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Two of us dined here on a recent trip to Toronto. We liked the menu posted outside and gave it a try. The dining room is pleasant but I found nothing to remind me of California. They don't even carry California wines. The menu was...More

Thank Islandguy808
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-960-6161
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