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Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

$$ - $$$Philippine, Asian,
669 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E6, Canada
+1 647-346-2377
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“chicken adobo” (11 reviews)
“halo halo” (15 reviews)
Philippine, Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
669 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E6, Canada
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Warm welcome and comfortable room to enjoy really delicious Filipino food. Prices were reasonable and seemed like good value. Everything tasted great - we started with the short rib dumplings (really good) and the arroz Caldo followed by polenta, chicken adobo and jasmine rice. The...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Layers of wonderful flavours , excellent preparation , with quality ingredients. Very unpretentious premises, friendly and helpful service. Price is worth it !

Thank 184Howard
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A warm vibe in a comfortable small room with a creative approach to enhancing Filipino cooking into cuisine. We had the chef's special which was big crusted shrimp and meatballs in a lovely tomato sauce. A great option if you are in the Wet Queen...More

Thank marekw
Reviewed 23 January 2018

On Sunday nights Lamesa does a special, pre-set menu that is set up in front of you on a banana leaf and to be eaten with hands only. It is an awesome experience and the food is to DIE FOR! I've been for Kamayan three...More

1  Thank auramyss
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8. For groups this size they require you to choose the chefs tasting menu at either $35 (3 courses) or $50 (5 courses). We opted for 3 courses a little apprehensive that it would not be enough. No need to...More

1  Thank JoeyMToronto_Ontario
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went to Lamesa for my birthday dinner and it was absolutely lovely. None of the people in my group had ever had Filipino food before, and our server was super knowledgeable and helpful. We ordered the braised beef cheek, chicken adobo, albacore tuna, broccolini, cauliflower,...More

Thank chunkymonkey1990
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I tried Lamesa on the off-chance while working in Toronto as it was close to where I was staying. Popping in one evening without a booking I was warmly welcomed and seated near the kitchen. The menu is brief and having never eaten Filipino the...More

1  Thank Denniselite67
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We tried this restaurant before going to Factory Theatre just around the corner. It was great! We were a table of 5 so we shared everything and every single dish was a winner. Highlights were the fish special (only on Thursdays) and the chicken adobo,...More

Thank Montreal_Paulb
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

After a lengthy walk down Queen street we stumbled upon Lamesa.It was immediately the right fit. Friendly atmosphere with an artsy touch. The food was absolutely out of this world. Reasonable priced. We went for Brunch on Saturday, can't wait to try their dinner menus....More

Thank canadamaus
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Filipino food with a fusion twist. Even the desserts were more flavourful and sophisticated than you would typically get at other Filipino dining establishments. The novelty of eating off banana leaves with our hands was fun. The range of flavours was divine and in some...More

Thank TravelBugDiva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 669 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1E6, Canada
    (Between Markham St. and Bathurst St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-346-2377
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