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The Octagon Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Steakhouse, Canadian
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7529 Yonge St | THORNHILL MARKHAM, ONT, Richmond Hill, Ontario L5T 2B4, Canada
+1 905-889-8989
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has to be one of the best steak houses I've ever been to. The service is exceptional & the food was awesome! You get a lot of food for the price, everyone took home a doggy bag. If you like garlic bread, you will love theirs it's so garlicky. YUM!!

Thank Janice D
Collingwood, Canada
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal with 11 colleagues in one of the private rooms, upstairs. The Cesar Salad was excellent, the steak was cooked to perfection and the Creme Brulee was so good I had to have it twice. Great wine selection and great service. We tried the Giribaldi Barolo which was excellent. The whole experience certainly makes you feel special.

Thank MarkOPoloManchester
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is wonderful. Customer service is great. Wait staff make every effort to make sure your well looked after. Steak was cooked perfectly. Cesar salad prepared at your table which adds a nice touch. Complimentary garlic bread and pickles/olives/hot peppers add a nice touch. Wine list is extensive. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Sharon G
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family was looking for a fine dining restaurant to celebrate two special birthdays. I had dined here many years ago and thought that it would be worth a try. My family and I were pleasantly surprised. The decor was quite lovely with the wood and stained glass. Service was friendly and attentive with great attention to detail. The food... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very dark, smells musty, is old and needs updating. The food is nothing spectacular, just plain and basic.

Thank g0lfer69
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Octagon is a landmark steak restaurant in Thornhill, drawing customers from around the GTA. Very traditional with an extensive menu which include seafood and other non steak items. Our selections included prime rib, sole and ribs. Unfortunately none of which lived up to expectations nor their hefty prices. Service was perfunctory but not necessarily friendly. Desserts were nicely presented.

Thank Hola_PVR
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice decor good service - food not consistently great - sometimes a 10 sometimes a 7 Expensive and should be a 10 all the time

Thank Miriam G
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time and staff were very accommodating. A miscommunication with the reservation resulted in staff doing their best to fit us in on a busy Saturday night. They managed and the meal, as always, was excellent.

Thank ghartman
Oshawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great food, excellent service, very classy restaurant. children are welcome. a bit pricey but its worth it, great for special occasions.

Thank wildberry2016
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Food was good-excellent however the servers gave us very little time. We have received way better service at restaurants like the Keg.

Thank Joe L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Steakhouse, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7529 Yonge St | THORNHILL MARKHAM, ONT, Richmond Hill, Ontario L5T 2B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 905-889-8989

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