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Utopia Cafe & Grill

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Neighbourhood:
Little Italy
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586 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
+1 416-534-7751
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11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Brilliant small location, with a patio. Food and service were also amazing. Can't wait to go again! I was so unbelievably happy with the food, it tasted so good!

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Thank anmolkaur09
Rochester, New York, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I am no Toronto native, but my cousin is and I demand that she brings me here every time I visit her. I've only gotten burgers and poutine, but everything else looks amazing too.

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Thank Violeta M
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

A cute authentic bar and grill. Not extremely busy so it made for a peaceful lunch. A lot of vegetarian options available and the food was made to perfection. Service could have done with a little improvement in terms of server politeness, but i definitely plan to make many more visits for the food.

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Thank anmolkaur09
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

As a family we loved utopia hamburger used to be our favourite in town, but the last two visits the quality had plummeted , burger meat was too hard to chew ( old and reheated) fries were black, very slow service and inattentive waitress. The surprising part we got charged $ 2 for extra mayonnaise!!!. We are definitely boycotting it.

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Thank Jibal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I used to be a regular customer to this place and the reason i liked it so much: you knew what to expect when going there. Not that the food was mindblowing per se but you had the comfort of knowing what you were getting and it always tasted the same. I went back there on a saturday. To my... More 

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Thank Clement M
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Very good selection of brunch options in a very bright back room. Generous portions. Really liked the Americano.

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Thank TheBikeGuy
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Had a fantastic cheeseburger a few weeks ago. Had a craving that was fulfilled. Just walked by and took a chance. Went back again. Polite down to earth staff. Cozy and friendly place.

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Thank JoelZToronto
Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We ate three lunches here in the back covered in patio area. Two of three lunches were fantastic (steak panini special, crab cakes). One was mediocre. Service was friendly. Lowered music when asked all three times without question. Casual atmosphere. Good value.

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Thank RJALSA
Oakville, Canada
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368 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We sat up the patio in the back of the restaurant. It was a nice place for lunch. We ordered… Jalapeno Tomato Soup…$5.00 Chicken Quesadilla…13.00 Steak Sandwich…$10.00 Total with tax 31.84 All food items came quickly and were served hot. I would have enjoyed some bread with the soup but it was very good all the same. The steak sandwich... More 

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Thank Hkloban
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great for both take out and dine in, Utopia is consistently good, vegan friendly, and takes far too much of our household's money. Can't go wrong with the burritos.

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Thank Kelly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Canadian, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 586 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-7751

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

Staying in Little Italy

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Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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