Patria
Patria

Patria

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.patriatoronto.com/
  • Phone: 4163670505x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:30pm

    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Stuart Cameron
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Chef's Table, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Located on the second floor, our private dining room overlooks the main dining room and comfortably seats up to 18 guests. Please note that parties of 8 or more are required to choose one of our prix fixe menus, available to view on our website at www.patriatoronto.com

  • Private Party Contact: Keegan Chambers 4163670505x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: King and Spadina
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is public parking available underground directly below the building. There are also parking lots just North of King on Brant and Spadina.
A word from Patria
Patria is a Spanish tapas restaurant slightly set back from the road on King West. With many of our ingredients and wine being imported directly from Spain, we offer an authentic Spanish dining experience.
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Patria reviews from OpenTable diners
109 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (75)special occasion (53)good for groups (48)hot spot (48)great for outdoor dining (40)romantic (38)neighborhood gem (31)notable wine list (30)late-night find (17)vibrant bar scene (12)great for brunch (9)great for lunch (5)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Spectacular Tapas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Go with the tasting menu and let the chef feed you. Spectacular. ,
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Tapas style dishes. Service was excellent. Best dish is the pork flank steak. For larger appetites choose the cornish hen- very tender. Another nice touch is the cava by the glass (3 oz, 5 oz or bottle). Note tapas dishes Spanish style yet we never saw cornish hen on the menu in Spain. The menu is Canadianized so don't expect all authentic Catalon tapas- though they do have patatos bravos con huevos.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    A superb brunch for four that fed us amply with different tastes, all beautifully done. We four had eaten at Cava two days before, and the two meals were easily among the best we'd eaten in years. The brunch crowd is quieter than the usual Patria one--and better. This is really a 4.5 star rating.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced
    veronika38VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food is definitely good, but nothing is spectacular. It is definitely overhyped and overpriced. But if you can afford to casually spend 15$ on a small plate, Patria will suit you. The atmosphere is nice but some tables are definitely cramped. No complaints about the service.
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always great foods!!
    Rena
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I love Patria. Foods,service and atmosphere are great. I always have a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, but...
    ReenaTorontoVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I like Patria, and often bring my friends to the restaurant. However the last two visits I have had the same waiter, who is a little less than friendly - to the point that my guests have commented that they would not return, and not recommend the restaurant to others. It's unfortunate, because the other staff that I have interacted with have been great, and their food is excellent. I definitely will think twice before deciding to go to Patria again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    torontodineryar
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Went for our anniversary... was very nice, scored an outside seat on the patio which was nicely sheltered and comfortable. Food amazing... have to try the dates and bacon!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Patria Adorada
    Outstanding
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    An excellent choice by my daughter LICA; for our first time to visit Toronto, this is a perfect dining place to try out tapas and Spanish cuisine which we don't find in Calgary, AB. So wide a selection of tapas to choose from, savor the delicious Croquetas De Pollo, Jamon Serranom and Pimientos Rellenos De Buey which are highly recommendable. We capped the evening with their signature Patria Paella coupled with Capon Al Ajillo Y Almendras. And the service, is superb beyond compare. Every server spends time to explain the dishes they were ushering in our table. For those who are visiting Toronto, as well as those who live here - this resto is worthwhile a unique dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not sure
    piningforpaella
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I was looking forward to the paella, but the waiter implied that it was for 3 or 4 people. We opted for small plates, and the food was good but the portions were small. We saw the paella when we were leaving, and determined we would have had no difficulty finishing it. We also had trouble hearing the waiter as he talked very softly. We also felt the waiter was trying to be a bit intimidating. We came away hungry after following the waiters suggestions
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Once again, they deliver consistent top quality food, service and ambience. Not the quietest restaurant around, but it's a hot-spot and the energy is part of the scene.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Patria-Great Food and Service
    luv2travelVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Chose this place to catch up with a friend I had not seen in a while and was not disappointed. Devin our server, was extremely knowledgable and his description of recommendations for the evening left us salivating! Loved the bacon wrapped dates and flank stake. Cocktails were very reasonably priced. Sat on the patios and was surprised to find ample room! A hidden gem and one that I can't wait to return to.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Very good restaurant, new experience in food, endless wine list, but not much beers or cocktails. The service is outstanding, great server
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it!
    Pibi
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    This was my first visit to Patria and I loved the ambience. The food was great, the service was excellent and overall experience was lovely. I will definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Service was very good but you have to go in a group. Was not able to have any conversation with my wife and definitely not a place for a romantic evening out. Food was good but Paella had 3 shrimp and 2 pieces of Lobster which included the scale end of the tail with no meat in it. Not what I would consider quality or value for $60. Probably will not go back.
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    good for groups, late-night find
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  • Great food with excellent service
    Kiki
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Three times great and I plan to go many more! The food is great, the atmosphere is vibrant and the team of staff are wonderful. Everyone keeps an eye on your table to ensure your glass is never empty and staff take the time to explain the dishes - fantastic team work.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Arlene Battistone
    luvtoeet
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    This is my second visit to Patria. We were able to sit outside where it is quieter than inside. This worked out great as I was catching up with a friend I hadn't seen for a while. The food was still great and the service was just right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodlover
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Great wine, food not so much. A lot of sweet ingredients, their famous grilled octopus wasn't that great. 5 pieces of octopus on top of sliced potatos - my 13 year old daughter can cook better dishes! Loved the wine but we paid over $100 a bottle! (and we had 2), anywhere you get a $100 bottle of wine you know is going to be good so I wouldn't go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Worthy of the long wait time to get Saturday night reservations... The food, the ambiance, the service... all impeccable. Every member of our party of seven enjoyed the experience and raved about the service. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LOVELY
    TinaVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    If you love the best iberico ham there is...go to Patria. We were amazed. Also their spirits are very well chosen. We had a meat paella, which tasted excellent. Different than the classic paella but very well done. The service was very professional and caring without disturbing our conversation. Indoor and outdoor seating is nice, good interior design. It is a true find in Toronto and a gem for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    chiclet305
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Excellent. Our server was amazing. It was a busy night, so instead of our paella taking 30min to make it took about 1hr and 30mins. Did not take off a star for that, because we had appetizers that were exquisite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Teerriffic Tapas
    BondgirlVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Everything we tasted was excellent. The whitefish special was outstanding, the roasted peppers sublime. The octopus special was tasty but a little dry. Accommodating, friendly, professional service. Wine was fabulous - an excelllent older rioja not easily found elsewhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We visited the restaurant to get a light meal on a Sunday night. We had some tapas, shared a main course and a bottle of wine. The lobster paella was marked as "market price" and I should have asked how much that would be. It ended up being $80 which was a lot more than we expected, especially considering it had one lobster tail and three modest sized shrimps scattered around it. Add in an $80 wine for a "so so" bottle and the tapas and shared dessert, tax and tip and we spent $275 which is a lot more than we were expecting and hoping to pay for a meal. There was nothing special about it but it certainly wasn't bad either.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No paella
    Jagz
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Had to wait 90mins for paella which was way too long to wait for 2 people.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, impeccable service
    Bobblehead
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My wife and I have eaten here twice and we haven't had a disappointing plate yet. The small plates are definitely small, and the wine is over-priced, but I'm sure we'll keep coming back as long as the quality of the food is maintained.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food + service
    John238VIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My wife and I were greeted nicely, food was wonderful, our server was terrific, nice room overall...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Culinary Adventure
    mrc8r
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Patria is very true to a Spanish Tapas theme in the food, the beer and the wine, making this an authentic experience. My concern as I looked at a menu of intrigueing, but foreign dishes, was where to begin? Well that is where Patria's true colours were shown, the incredible & professional staff of passionate and engaging individuals tookbthe experience over the top! My evening was memorable for all the right reasons, an interesting journey of tastes, textures, bold flavors and tremendous wine. Thanks everyone for making it a great evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fernando's Hideaway on King West
    viviVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    What a special find this is behind the ominous iron gate just west of Spadina on the north side. A wonderful eclectic secluded spot for romantics. Three of us loved the 4 tapas dishes and red sangria. The bill though was $110 plus tip and it was not a full meal.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood tapas
    Deliciousdish
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    My husband is a pescatarian so we ordered meatless dishes and there were plenty to choose from. Our head server provided excellent advice regarding our selection. Notable menu items included the sea bream (whole fish that was filleted at the table) - it was moist, light and perfectly seasoned, the fried goat cheese was exceptional as was the artichoke salad, the octopus and the dulce de leche mousse dessert. Interesting location- tucked in behind another building and accessed via a beautiful wrought iron gate that leads to an attractive & cleverly designed space. Staff were attentive and knowledge but didn't hover. 2 glasses of wine, dinner & dessert - $180 with tip.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food
    diner87
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    paella patria was delicious, highly reccomended! We wanted to try the churros but it was sold out. Its dessert menu was delicious as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BryanVIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Very good and authentic Spanish tapa style restaurant. Some portions are on the small side for the price, but others may go the other way and it all averges out. Very knowledgeable servers who all work togehter to make sure food is served as soon as its ready. Good selection of Spanish wines and servers seem eager to help with some of the lesser known Spanish wines. As a frequent traveler to many areas of Spain, this is a very good North American version of real Spansih tapas. Its quite loud, crowded and energetic, which again is authentic Spainish style. Go with a group to get the best enjoyment as tapas are meant to be shared with friends and family. Overall, good value and very good food. We will return on our next vist to Toronto.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • Over priced small plates
    AlexVIP
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    The portion of the small plates were small, however, the price tags were as high as an entree............
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best dinner in Toronto in ages
    Bobblehead
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    My wife and I ordered 6 "tapas" and all of them were delicious; it was certainly enough food. The service was friendly and very helpful. We ate outside where is was much quieter. Patria also has a excellent wine list. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    roblessolVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Sexy, romantic, food was awesome - had the octopus and fried goat cheese with honey appetizers and lobster paella, the homemade sangria was amazing, as was the attentive service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 76 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 74 reviews are from the Patria reviews archive.
  • Food for foodies
    Sherry
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Everything we ordered was excellent especially the seafood paella-it was outstanding. The octopus appetizer was amazing too. The only criticism is the size of some of the appetizers is quite small for the price charged. A few strands of brocollini at $8 is way overpriced so some adjustments need to be made. Nice decor and very accommodating service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Great greeting ,service food and very cordial !! Loved the wood fired Fluke -Dessert was delish!! Oh and make sure you have the Sangria!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yum
    yummy
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    YUMMMMMMMM. The goat cheese with orange blossom honey!!
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply Spectacular
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    Dinning at Patria was quite an experience. To begin, our waiter was incredibly helpful, providing fantastic recommendations and describing the dishes in amazing detail (which only made choosing a little more difficult!). Between 3 people, we ordered 5 tapas and the meat paella to share. We had about 1/3rd of the paella left over by the end of the night. Tapas: 1. manchego cheese; 2. mixed charcuterie; 3. Bacon wrapped dates-different from other places, not as sweet with a hit of jalapeño; 4."special" patatas bravas (with duck confit!); 5.oxtail stuffed peppers, manchego. All amazing and all highly recommended. The meat paella was incredible with lamb short ribs that simply melted.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tapas at their best
    Marisa1972
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    We had a great moment at Pastria; everything was just perfect. The little plates reminded us of our trip to Spain. Nice decor, great staff, excellent food, good wine, honest prices. Definetely a must.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A fabulous dinner
    jodines
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    We loved our dinner at Patria! We followed all of the recommendations of our waiter and were thoroughly delighted! The fried goat cheese was melt in your mouth, the potatoes with fried egg on top was unique and so good we ordered a second! The Dates stuffed with manchego and wrapped with bacon; to die for and off course the seafood paella was a delight. We already went back!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    A wonderful Sunday brunch with good food and service in stunning decor. Impressed our friend mightily. Not inexpensive but well worth it.
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    Great for Brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.