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Reds Wine Tavern
Reds Wine Tavern
  • Address:
    77 Adelaide Street West
    Toronto, ON M5X 1B1
    Downtown/ Financial District
  • Cuisine:
    Price: CAN$31 to CAN$50

Reds Wine Tavern Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.redswinetavern.com
  • Email: redswinetavern@sircorp.com
  • Phone: (416) 862-7337
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Wednesday: 11:30am –12:00am;
    Thursday - Friday: 11:30am – 1:00am;
    Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am;
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: International, Wine Bar, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Michael Hunter
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Our contemporary private dining rooms provide the perfect venue for your business meeting, company function, or simply to host the perfect party.

  • Special Events & Promotions: REDS WINE TAVERN is happy to host any special events that you are planning.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bay Street, York Street
  • Public Transit: 5 minute walk from St. Andrews and King West Subway Stations
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary parking is available in First Canadian Place after 5:30pm.
A word from Reds Wine Tavern
The new REDS WINE TAVERN redefines social dining with culinary confidence and an engaging décor. Uncompromised values, timeless spirit and sociability prevail in a relaxed atmosphere. Our welcoming staff exude a warm personality and a true passion for food and wine.

Converse with our executive chef and sommelier at our unique communal tasting table while enjoying one of our hand-crafted sharing plates. Enjoy a REDS classic cocktail or choose from our expansive inventory offering over 40 wines by the glass.

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Diner Reviews
  • "This was my second visit to Reds since the remodel and both times I found the environment too loud to be able to carry on a business lunch/dinner conversation. They have a very lively bar scene, and a nice selection of apps, which makes this a place more suited to meeting firends for a drink after work, but would probably not take clients there again and expect to be able to hear the person seated more than 3 feet away. Liked the wine selections, but the dinner menu was limited and offerrings a bit too "pubby" for a more formal event."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Reds is a favorite of mine and they also deliver on all aspects"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "We went on a Thursday night and the place was jumping, I got the impression that it's very trendy and buzzy right now. The kale salad was yummy as was the filet mignon. I recommend it, but know that it is loud and energetic. The wine list is very good and the food is very good as well."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Lively and good restaurant but with the noise levels it's not the greatest place for a business meeting."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Did a business lunch. A little too bustling for my liking but the food and service was good."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Ambiance wonderful cozy but a group was beside us so was very loud. Our server was very nice but slow to come to table ...we share 2 wonderful appetizers but didn't t really have time to breath before the dinner plate came...we both didn't t like the curry was too strong and the fish was smelly . But we will return as the tuna and lobster avocado was so yummy and wine superbe!!!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We have been to Reds several times before and always had an excellent time, but this time they outdid themselves. From the time we came in the door, to throughout the evening, they made us al feel special. EVERYONE was warm, welcoming, attentive and we could not have picked a better place to take our daughter to celebrate her 16th birthday. Whenever we are in Toronto, we make it a point to have dinner at Reds. There are many excellent places to eat, drink, and be merry - but this is by far our favorite. Never disappoints, always exceeds expectations. Thank you to Reds for making it another memorable evening!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The waiter brought the bill without us asking for it and they he kept coming by and looking for us to pay. We felt a bit rushed. We were celebrating a bday so was in no rush to leave. He came by with the machine so we decided to pay. I then asked if we had to leave and he said no but then he took off without taking the payment. He never came back until we called him."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "As always, service was impeccable. Friendly waitress. Food and wine were excellent."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "The food was great, and the service was great. The only issue was that it was a bit noisy for lunch."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Can always rely on a good exeperience, friendly service and great food!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We had a great experience at REDS. My husband and I hoped for a casual birthday dinner out - and we were impressed with both the service and the wine list. A delicious meal and prompt and professional service - good sized portions and a great evening out. We would definitely return to REDS."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I have dined in your restaurant several times over the past couple of months. As always outstanding food and service. I would always recommend Red's. One of my favourite restaurants."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Reds was packed at lunchtime and service was extremely slow. We were seated at noon and only got to order at 12:30, and that was after flagging down our server!! Food is great but not good when you have a 1:00 meeting and have to wolf it down."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "What a great venue for a business lunch. Waitresses and waiters were very friendly, helped recommend certain foods and wine. Servers were great and food was amazing - the pork special was recommended to us and we all went with it and had no regrets whatsoever. We were sat up on the mezzanine and enjoyed the atmosphere and décor. Recommend!"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "A favourite lunch time spot for dining with clients, friends, business - service always good and food is great with good selection of menu items"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "Good good, good drinks, great decor. Elegant yet playful and not snobbish :)"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great ambience for a wine bar. Food great and service was excellent. I would expect a good wine list and was not disappointed!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Make good cocktails. Been there for lunch and for dinner - same portions & prices and consistently tasty food. Have also booked with them for group events - always went without a hitch"
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "Reds is fine for what it is - an ok restaurant in a convenient location. I wouldn't recommend making it a destination but fine if you are in the area. They did a reno two or three years ago and it is more casual but not as good. The service is generally inexperienced and the servers have a poor knowledge of the wine list - even the wines by the glass."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "We arrived on time for our dinner reservation at 11 PM only to be told that the kitchen no longer serves dinner. There were only sharing plates available. This was not what we were planning. The food was good. The service excellent. We felt like we were eating in nice bar. It did not feel like a wine bar. This is a nice bar with nice munchies for late in the evening."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had a wonderful Wedding Anniversary experience, great food, attentive staff - perfect!!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Outstanding all the way around! Grilled cheese was the best ever. Server was excellent, very attentive and pleasant. Love Red's, already booked my next lunch !"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Another business lunch at Reds and the food, service and ambience reated a great experience. Lunch specials of chicken curry and cod were fabulous. Tables a little close together for my taste but still a good choice."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Really enjoyed our meal at Red"s. Service was excellent as was the food. Loved the red wine we chose. I have dined at your restaurant several times and always enjoy it. I have recommended your restaurant to my friends as well. Only one suggestion for improvement. There was a large group of people seated in the middle of the restaurant and they were very loud. Perhaps you could improve your seating arrangement to accommodate all your diners as non-group patrons like to be able to converse at a normal speaking volume. Overall, love Red's, one of my favourite Toronto restaurants. Also, loved the classic rock music."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "I went to lunch with my boss who is retiring and another co-worker. I ordered the chicken dish with mushrooms - can't remember what it is called, my coworker also order the same thing. She is allergic to coriander and asked that her dish not have any in it. I however, am not allergic to coriander yet my dish was served without it even though I hadn't requested it. I was very annoyed at that assumption. Needless to say the chicken itself was bland and required more spice - not sure if the coriander would have made any difference. We both asked for some salt, pepper and hot sauce for the chicken."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Food was great ... asked for a quiet table and got a great one ... staff was amazing"
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "We won't be going back. The food was average at best. I had the filet mignon which was flavourless. The cut of steak was great and very tender, but it wasn't seasoned at all and the mushroom sauce that accompanied was bland. Our waitress just isn't in the right industry. She came across as completely "fake" and we found it extremely awkward interacting with her. It's never a good feeling when you get uncomfortable when your server approaches. Lastly I was quite disappointed with the wine list. In terms of bottle selections, there was very little in the $75-$100 range. I will say that for those looking for many reasonably priced options at $60 or less Reds has many bottles which is nice to see for a Toronto restaurant."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My partner and I had a wonderful meal (seafood was fresh and food arrived at a good time). One thing though, the waiter took long to check up on us and also get back to us with the bill. It wasn't all that busy in the restaurant yet either... (if you'd like a more quiet, intimate experience, arrive before 8pm). Nonetheless, we appreciated the coat check service and friendly staff! Would go again."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "First table offered was under the speaker at the back, deafeningly loud. After requesting a change we were given a much better spot. The food was excellent, service average."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "We had excellent service. The food came out quickly which is always great for a business lunch - I always go to restaurants where I am not waiting long to be served I will definitely go back. The food was delicious, the price point was reasonable and it was not very loud. Not crazy about the communal tables which is where we were seated even though we had a reservation. It was fine as we were pretty much on our own but would not be a fan of that as don't want others listening in to my business conversation."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "While the food was good the kitchen was very slow and we hardly ever saw our server. It was NYE but the restaurant was not overly busy so the long gaps between getting our dishes half warm was disappointing. Without ever seeing our server there were long waits for drinks as well. Thank goodness for the manager Dennis, his pleasant and attentive nature made up for the fact the kitchen and service times were slow."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This is a restaurant that definately packs a local punch. Superb food featuring top shelf ingredients in a comfortable upscale environment add up to a memorable evening of dining and drinking."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "We had calamari as an appetizer, very good. Our entrees were just as good. A favorite of ours"
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "I ordered the starter Caesar (minus anchovies) and had the scallops entree. Both dishes were enjoyable. A great cappuccino finished off the evening. Their dessert menu is rather sparse - only 3 options, so might not be a great place for those with a sweet tooth. Will definitely keep this restaurant in mind for future visits!"
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Fabulous food and exceptional service! We ordered Atlantic scallops and – OMG - they were so delicious!!! The flourless chocolate cake –mousse that we ordered for dessert was a little bit heavy that you would expect from a flourless mousse type of dessert, so wasn’t a good choice, but I should admit it was tasty."
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "Friendly service and good food, if a bit over salted. Great atmosphere and had a nice cozy, holiday feeling in spite of the size of the restaurant. Prices are on the higher side, but we all enjoyed our meal and the ambiance. Would recommend and would return."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "Overall the lunch was good. They gave us a table upstairs as I requested. Lunch special scallop was good, but the lunch special curry chicken was not impressive and the chicken was over-cooked. Too dry."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "The food was great, the service was friendly and prompt which is important for professionals on a tight time schedule for lunch. Will definitely return as often as I can. We did find it hard to talk at times as it was quite noisy."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Overall a good experience but didn't start so great. Service was really slow, didn't pick up much either but once we had some drinks and apps we were content. Didn't get first round until 35 minutes after being seated. Was busy with large parties and we were not a priority. Food was excellent. People were very nice. Just slow out of the gate."
    Dined on 12/13/2013