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Rose and Sons

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176 Dupont St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2E6, Canada
+1 647-748-3287
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09:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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581 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is at most, a minute walk from my front door, I walk past it daily and skirt the line ups, especially for weekend breakfasts. Finally went for lunch. They spared expense on the décor, that's for sure, not much better than the previous greasy spoon that occupied this spot. It's really a tiny place, no atmosphere but I... More 

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Thank busyeater
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So decadent but simple and comforting! The food here is always so rich and full of flavour! Always a killer place for pancakes or bacon. anything smoked! Small place, so need to have time to wait or book ahead.

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Thank ptothek
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I had the fried chicken and grits, vile. Tried hard to find the chicken amongst the burnt batter, without luck. My friend had the burger and fries. The fries were very, very salty. The burger was below average. Will not be returning.

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Thank Cherv123
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Maybe I should be keeping this restaurant and restaurant group a secret, but the food at all their locations is outstanding! I am a committed regular! I feel they serve home-cooked greatness many steps above actual home cooked greatness in a very laid-back atmosphere. Dare I say...almost Vancouver-like?!

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Thank CompelledToComment
Southport, CT
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430 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Our family including 2 vegetarian kids, tried this restaurant for brunch. We had heard about it and it did not disappoint. Because we went for brunch on a week day , we were the only ones there at the beginning The server was fantastic, bringing us water and then going over the menu enthusiastically. The food is comfort and diner... More 

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Thank elaine3Southport
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

All of his restaurants need to give their staff training in manners. They are rude and condescending. I have traveled extensively and never have I encountered the poor treatment that I do funnily in all of his locations. He must be giving them specific training in snobbery and rudeness. It is a service industry. They could take a lesson in... More 

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Thank jeb106
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been to both the inside restaurant and the back outdoor patio. Both are very casual and the food is always amazing. The inside restaurant is fairly small and you will have to share your table with other patrons but that is what makes the place unique, friendly and casual. I would go back and recommend it to others.

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Thank Bebita71
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Its been a while since i reviewed Rose and Sons and have eaten there a few times in recent memory and it continues to delivery quality food, price can be a bit much as it costs approx $20 for a patty melt and fries and thats without a drink or tip, so if you want a cheap meal this isnt... More 

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Thank bigprovolone
Cobourg, Canada
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Family outing at Rose and Sons last evening (6 of us) where we ate and drank very well for a very decent amount of money. The place is extremely tiny which surprised us but the service was excellent even though there was one server and all the tables were full. True, sriracha seemed to permeate (overwhelm?) quite a lot of... More 

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Thank spinnerdolphin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Being a local I thought I should finally check this place out. Finally a Monday came around where I knew my bud and I wouldn't have to endure the wait times I've heard about. Started with a fresh made Americano (no drip coffee available) and it was a surprisingly great start. Made with care and paired with a musical ambiance... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian, International, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Dupont St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 647-748-3287

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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?

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its 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 Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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