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Gordo Ex Cafe

1048 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G7, Canada
+1 416-894-7905
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“arepas” (9 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Venezuelan, Spanish, South American
££ - £££
1048 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were staying at a hotel nearby and did not have a car. As we walked we came across gordos. Waitresses were very friendly. Cute decor. Good food

1  Thank shashi21
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Although I am not from Venezuela , I love the Arepas. My experience was great: good customer service, good food . The only problem it is a bit pricey but with it, in my opinion.

1  Thank Lulu M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The food is really good, maybe one of the best Venezuelan places in Toronto. Having said that, the service need to improve. The waiters were nice, they took our order super fast but they were extremely slow to bring the food to our table (i.e....More

Thank Ygor A
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The menu is very long, typical Venezuelan dishes are large, well prepared. The place is small and unassuming, but very clean. It is more of a cafe than a restaurant. Service is friendly, the food is prepared fresh. There are many dishes to choose from,...More

1  Thank QueenStreetLaw
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Gordo ex cafe is well decorated with the geography of Venezuela. I invited my girlfriend who is from Venezuela to enjoy the place. The staff is friendly and help you with the menu info and size. We order four tequenos, which are cheese fried inside...More

1  Thank CubawithLove
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went here with my family, knowing the owners from my younger days I thought a nice place to bring my family. I am Venezuelan, my children are born here but love Venezuelan food. I asked for a cachapa with yellow cheese instead of white...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Was in the area intending to go to a different restaurant, which turned out to be closed for Canada Day. Decided to give Gordo Ex a try, and I'm really glad we did. Our party of 3 ordered an assortment of dishes -- all were...More

Thank Eponine000
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had a great arepa, we shared a chipotle, and then a très leches for dessert for me & my partner had the nutella churros. After that, we had divine coffee, whic h was an error, as neither of us slept until about 3 a.m. :)...More

Thank cygnet1206
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife and aunt and tasted a bit of everything (arepa, empanadas, dessert). Tequeños and fried arepas were really good!. Chicken in the arepa was a bit dry and tasteless but it was OK. Pabellón empanada was really good and tasty. Dessert...More

Thank Mac F
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

It was our first time trying Venezuelan grub and we are very impressed. Staff (and fellow patrons!) were super friendly and gave great advice and info on the menu options. We went for arepas and tequenos. Included sauces are delicious too, as is the coffee....More

Thank Tappin8r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 20:00
14:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1048 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-894-7905
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