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Seven Lives

£, Mexican, Latin
69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
+1 416-803-1086
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“taco” (53 reviews)
“carnitas” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (18 reviews)
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Contemporary, Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast food
69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great options, we went with the Baja fish and the spicy shrimp. Long wait but worth it. Milder than expected flavour but still enjoyed it. Would definitely go back.

Thank Sumaiya J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tacos! Fish, Shrimp and Chicken is good. Their guacamole is the Best in town. And their sodas are great too.

Thank Ida I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cash only!! Wow. An amazing place with lots of great seafood selection. And the beef and pork were also amazing but the highlight is definitely their seafood array. It's worth the trip.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Let's start with the fact that the tacos are $6. As a snobby Californian, that's a lot to pay for a taco, even accounting for the exchange rate. For $6, though, you do get a pretty good taco. We got the Gobernator, which came out...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There are always lineups here and they only take cash. However long you have to wait, wait, because it's really good :) We came here for part of our lunch, wanting to enjoy other places in Kensington Market as well. Had the spicy pork and...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Was curious to see what all the fuss was about as everytime I walk past this restaurant, there are lines out the door. I only had to wait 15 minutes from ordering to receiving my tacos so not too bad. I went for the baja...More

Thank Kellie S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Really enjoyed both shrimp AND squid tacos. The spicy sauce is REALLY spicy so if you can't handle heat, make sure you pick the mild/medium one. My friend got the beef tongue and spicy pork and didn't enjoy it as much.

Thank Grizel F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The line-up is worth the wait. Loved the baja, and could have actually had enough with just that one. The octopus was pretty good. The boy loved the gobernador (marlin and shrimp). It's vibin'

Thank Find Yourself F
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had three different tacos, and each was excellent. (mine was the shrimp/fish, and the octopus. I forget what my wife ate. This food is AWESOME delicious.

Thank bill8111
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Seven Lives offers a variety of fish tacos freshly cooked along with an assortment of various hot sauces to add to your dish. It's a tiny place with VERY limited seating so most are eating standing up or outside on the sidewalk. Tacos are reasonably...More

Thank GusToronto
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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25 October 2017|
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Response from bill8111 | Reviewed this property |
Hi: yes, we asked, and they have corn tortillas.
Éliane O
27 September 2017|
Response from fiinechina | Reviewed this property |
Small store front restaurant with seating for 4 at max. If weather is nice it's a great area to eat outside and enjoy the sights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-803-1086
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