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Toro Rosso

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The Village (Gay Village)
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1453 St.Catherine East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H9, Canada
+1 514-529-1319
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11:00 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prices are extremely reasonable. I got a delicious pizza for a very good price. The place is also very well decorated. Service was also fantastic!

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Thank aneums3
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I took my Mom on vacation and one of our stops was Montreal. I had been to Toro Rosso a few years ago and really enjoyed my meal so I thought I would bring her here. We had a lovely meal. I was torn between the pasta and the pizza, the pizza won. It was really good. Even had enough... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at this great warm place during our stay to montreàk. The service,food and interior was lovely. They had a decent selection of food items ,bring your own wine as have a great evening!

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Bloomington, Indiana
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368 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

During our holiday vacation, we were looking for a romantic and friendly atmosphere to dine on Christmas Eve. We found by chance Toro Rosso on Rue St. Catherine. They had a special dinner menu. It was tasty. The service was great. We had a great time. This is a good restaurant in the gay district of Montreal.

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Dallas, Texas
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Toro Rosso is nice place to dine in the Village, serving up good food at reasonable prices. They have a liquor license, whereas most restaurants in that area are BYOB. We went for dinner twice and found the bavette bordelaise very good. I don't understand their use of cheap vegetable oil instead of EVOO in the salad vinaigrette, but that... More 

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USA
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103 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

When I first started going to Montreal many years ago, I never even looked at Toro Rosso because there was another Italian restaurant on the same street and I just happened to go there first and liked it. I found out later that I must have hit that place on good nights, because apparently the food was not consistent. In... More 

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Lilydale, Australia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I'd enjoyed for lunch at the Botanic Gardens restaurant an amazing salad plate heaped high and generously with five different fresh salads. All for $9. Wasn't terribly famished at dinner time so thought that a Caesar salad would suit me. Never again will I eat at Toro Rosso. Admittedly the salad came with a glass of house wine, and it... More 

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Burlington, KY
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145 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had dinner here on a recent trip and it was wonderful. The ambiance is perfect and the outdoor seating in summer is even better. The food was exceptional and service was a little slow at first. Good variety on the menu and I will definitely go back next time I'm in town

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Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Had just a quick dinner, as a couple, when on a recent trip to Montreal. The patio seating is wonderful in the summer and the restaurant is right on Saint Catherine street. The wine choices are reasonably priced with house wine prices at about $20 per 1/2 liter of very decent stuff. I don’t like to give a poor review... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times before but last night was not great! The restaurant was busy but several empty tables and we were seated next to the kitchen and cash register and next to a table with 5 adults and about 6 children who were out of control but friends of the owner/maître 'd. Service was slow and forgetful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1453 St.Catherine East, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > The Village (Gay Village)
  • Neighbourhood: The Village (Gay Village)
  • Phone Number: +1 514-529-1319

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Village (Gay Village)

Neighbourhood Profile
The Village (Gay Village)
The rainbow pillars of Beaudry Métro Station shepherd the way into to The Village, one of the largest hubs for gay and lesbian culture in North America. With an open layout and a congenial aura, the refurbished buildings along Rue Sainte-Catherine pay a special homage to menswear and to caffeine, with showrooms and cafes. By morning, the antiquing gems along Amherst Street are packed with collectors. An incredible party spot, The Village comes alive at night, when clubs, bars, and dance halls open their doors and the revelry is high, epitomised by the fanciful trimmings of the apropos Oscar Wilde building. From May to September, the area closes to automotive traffic, allowing restaurant terraces to pour onto the streets, creating a dynamic sense of community. Les Boules Roses, thousands of pink baubles, are hung to welcome in the festivals and celebrations, including Montréal en Arts, Divers-Cité, and the Pride Parade.
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