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Brownes Bistro

#1,422 of 7,074 Restaurants in Toronto}
££ - £££
4 Woodlawn Ave E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-924-8132
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“lamb sausage” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
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4 Woodlawn Ave E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

During my recent visit to Brownes Bistro my husband and I had the "Summerlicious Menu Choice. We arrived early, hoping to avoid the crowds that are attracted by the special menu. The last time I dined at Brownes, we found it very, very noisy and...More

Thank myraevans1942
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brownes is always good, sometimes great, and never lets you down. I've been going there 2-3 times a year for years. I was there last night with a friend and we both had the Summerlicious menu. At just $28 for appetizer, main and dessert, it...More

Thank Eric22754
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My mom and I tried this restaurant for lunch and ordered off the summerlicious menu. They had 3 options for the main course and one of them was a pulled pork sandwich which I ordered. The waiter came back to say they are not doing...More

Thank Jordana L
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Visited this restaurant recently and for the first time. It was referred and we were pleasantly surprised. 3 of us had the Lamb Shank and it was absolutely delicious. My husband had the seafood linguini and loved it! The service was very good although the...More

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I think I heard the waiter say Browne's has been dispensing four-star meals for the past 34 years to the Uptown crowd? Why do I call it Venerable? Perhaps the advanced age of most of the folks there for lunch. The middle of the road...More

Thank Mark16
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I was here today at a reception, but not just finger food. Seats comfortable, pizza, wraps, finger food especially beef on a skewer were delicious. Service was excellent.

Thank singinhurricanej
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My mom and I made reservations for Winterlicious, because this place is close to her home. We had a lovely meal, and excellent service. When my mom asked if she could order off the regular menu, there was no problem. The place was quiet when...More

1  Thank Fivefootfive
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We've been coming here for years, through various ownerships. It's like coming back to visit old friends. This is still a midtown gem. Full of neighbourhood regulars. Excellent menu standbys with imaginative specials. Nothing too extravagant, just always reliable food well-cooked and served. Perfect for...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I was there during winterlicious time and I tried the winterlicious menu. The dishes was great and so tasty. The servers were so friendly. I really had a good time there. Will come back soonm.

Thank Azadeh2000
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We reserved and did not realize it was Winterlicious time. We did not want to order from that menu and were looking forward to the a la carte menu. We were told it would take lots of time and they seemed to not want us...More

1  Thank Airsucker
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most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Woodlawn Ave E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-924-8132
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