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“Won't last -- doesn't live up to the hype!”
Review of Nota Bene

Nota Bene
Ranked #154 of 8,722 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$77
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
Cross street: University
Transit: Subway: Osgoode Station Street Car: Queen West Street Car
Description: 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.
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Overpriced. Pretentious. Small portions. Inexperienced and inattentive staff... need I go on? Such ridiculous attempt to look 'chic' by charging for the bread!! Really??!! At those prices the bread should have been made from unicorn tears! For a Saturday night, we could not believe how empty the place was! Think they've bitten off more than they can chew with such a huge restaurant space. Beautiful summer evening and the place was maybe serving 6 or 8 tables, yet room for dozens more. Toronto has way too many incredible restaurants with impeccable service.
Don't waste your time on this place.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

had a great meal at summerlicious. Great tuna and tomato appetizers and great fish and pasta main courses. The service was attentive. Would come back for regular menu.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great service... the food outstanding and the wine selection complements a must for anyone with a palate for superb food and excectional wines

Thank Bill N
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Summerlicious was our first dinner at Note Bene but won't be our last. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and efficient. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Lynda H
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went here on a double-date and, while we loved the service, the food was "oversold" by the server, and was very disappointing. Pasta was a bit undercooked and the combinations of tastes sometimes did not work. Overall, we were hoping for an inventive and smart dining experience, but felt that it was more show than substance!

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Thank U K
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