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Amber European Restaurant

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2372 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6S 1P5, Canada
+1 416-763-6164
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Mississauga, Canada
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257 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This restaurant serves food from various ethnic groups, including Ukrainian, Russian, eastern european to name a few. We were there on a thursday night and while there patrons kept coming in. We had the Vienna Schnitzel (breaded & pan fried, topped with a fried egg, served with mashed potatoes and salad on the side) and Kotletry (homemade beef & pork... More 

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can
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Portions are large and filling. Amber Schnitzel ($22.00) was presented as pictured but very bland. Beet Salad would have tasted better if chilled but the rest of the small salad plate was decent (3 strips of dill pickle, iceberg lettuce with a tomato eighth and a few thin slices of cucumber) Siberian Plemeny ($13.50) Perogies of lamb were nicely plump... More 

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Thank singbk
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Hands down, this place has the BEST BEST pirogues I have had outside of my friend's buptcha (granny). They serve it with bacon (as a vegetarian I do sans) and a light sprinkle of fresh dill. The first time I saw that I was a wee bit taken back as I wouldn't think dill should go with them but now,... More 

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Thank Ferretaid
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant for many, many years without knowing its name. I honestly never looked when brought there by various friends and while I was ill for many years and unable to visit in person, my dear friends would still bring these yummie pierogis to me. I have never tried pierogis with dill sprinkled on top and now... More 

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Thank Ferretaid
Edmonton, Canada
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I love the atmosphere and wonderful aroma as soon as you walk in the door. I'm here once a month in Toronto and HAVE to come to the Amber restaurant on bloor St west. We have the blinzes every time because they're Soo good. Come and enjoy !!

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Thank Caroline-edm
delray beach
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This place has by far the best soup and salad in the world. The dumplings are to die for!I would highly recommend this resuatrant if you are in the Bloor West Village

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Thank DelrayBeachHeidiho
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Everything is quite tasty and the atmosphere is pleasant. I especially enjoyed tripe soup (flaczki). Pierogi with cabbage and mushrooms were OK. Service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Miss_Practicality
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

My Friend and I decided we would like to have Perogies. We decided on the Amber Restaurant on Bloor near Jane. We were seated right away, the service was good, but a little slow. I had the potato & cheese Perogies and my friend had the sourcrout & mushroom Perogies we both had the large order (7) they were delicious,... More 

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Thank Heather K
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We have been to this restaurant twice so we decided to go again for dinner. We asked the lone waitress if we can get a table for four knowing that no one else was there except for two customers who also occupied a table for four. There was no line-up of people who wanted to get in. She said "I... More 

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Thank Annette F
Toronto Canada
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

We've been going to Amber for over 10 years, and make the trek out to this neighbourhood at least once a month. This is a small restaurant with a limited number of tables. Central and east european food the way Oma use to make. Lunch and dinner entrees come with homemade soup and fresh salads. We'll sometimes order an extra... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Polish, European, Russian, Eastern European, Central European, International, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2372 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6S 1P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-763-6164

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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