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Nota Bene

$$$$, International,
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
+1 416-977-6400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, it was okay. Food was good. But we did not feel welcome with the 'fine dining service' provided by our server. She was only "friendly" when we first sat down. She did not come to ask 'how was the food?' at all. We saw...More

Thank Ms J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Nota Bene in July to celebrate my birthday with my best friend's family. Our group of 5 has always enjoyed our annual birthday celebration dinner there. Unfortunately, we found the service at this restaurant has declined. After sitting at the bar for...More

Thank KoKo2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nota Bene continues to be one of our favourite restaurants because of the terrific food and service. Their Summerlicious menu is fabulous and so it their regular menu. From the Summerlicious menu we choose the following dishes: For our appetizers, we all ordered the Big...More

Thank 523joyce
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here with friends. The ambience is really nice - sleek with clean lines. The food while wonderful to me is not exceptional. The service would have been great except for our female server. She was downright rude. And the prices do not...More

Thank janong
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Recently visited the nota been for a business luncheon. It is a good restaurant we organized for such a gathering. I felt the service was friendly and prompt. The menu is somewhat rigid and they seemed to have lack of flexibility between kitchen and chef...More

Thank P P
Reviewed 8 June 2018

went for a business dinner - really great experience. The place was hopping with a great atmosphere/decor. will definitely go back. had the octopus salad and pappardelle....good!

Thank pags-21
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This place seemed to be well known for offering a really good dining option before the theatre at the Four Seasons Centre and it certainly didn't disappoint. There is a cheaper, more limited pre-theatre menu but we were ok for time so ordered from the...More

Thank TimManchester
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Had pre-theatre dinner here a couple of weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was excellent - the hamachi ceviche was lovely - big thick chunks of fish (10/10) and then the rabbit pasta (9/10). Service, as expected, was friendly and super efficient. It's expensive...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I was at Nota Bene on a Wednesday night for a business meeting. Upon arrival I was shown my table. The seating was at a six seat in the middle of the restaurant but the noise level was not bad for a full night. The...More

Thank Tom249
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Our group of 20 had a stunning meal. All the menu options were well received. My steak was perfectly cooked and delicious.

Thank boltuprightCanada
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Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
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Karl J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Subway: Osgoode Station Street Car: Queen West Street Car
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-977-6400
  • E-mail
Nota Bene restaurant is a sophisticated dining establishment created and run by famed Toronto Chef David Lee. Opened in August 2008, the restaurant has garnered much critical acclaim and has been featured on countless “best of” lists including Toronto Life, En Route Magazine, Maclean's and most recently, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants.
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