The Chase
The Chase
  • Address:
    10 Temperance St.
    Toronto, ON M5H 1Y5
    Neighborhood:
    Downtown/ Financial District
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: CAN$51 and over

The Chase

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thechasetoronto.com/
  • Phone: 6473487000
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday : 11:30am - 5:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Global, International, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Michael Steh
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Chase hospitality group is thrilled to offer our guests a unique and effortless event planning experience. Let our team of professionals put your mind at ease during your next event, from menus to wine selections, we will take care of every detail. The Chase and The Chase Fish and Oyster are the perfect venue to host weddings, business meetings, product launches, exclusive dinners, intimate celebrations, and so much more!
  • Private Party Contact: Courtney Baumgartner 4163019309x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Yonge St
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking is available during the evening beginning at 5pm. ($12).
    Additionally street or underground parking is available during the day or for those who prefer not to valet.


    The parking amenities are not owned or operated by The Chase, please see Green P parking for details.
A word from The Chase
The Chase is our passion for Casual Elegance. Our rooftop restaurant highlights what we love most about upscale dining, and presents it in a modest, welcoming and thoughtful way. Our ongoing chase for the finest ingredients from around the world coupled with simple and uncomplicated flavors is the foundation for our culinary philosophy. Using refined techniques from Italian and French cuisines we formed a menu that can be best described as Contemporary North American. It celebrates the beauty of simplicity and keep you craving more. The service is detailed and technical, but as comfortable as being at home. The room is sophisticated, but refreshingly approachable and unpretentious.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
The Chase reviews from OpenTable diners
176 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (113)fit for foodies (104)hot spot (95)great for outdoor dining (74)romantic (67)notable wine list (56)scenic view (53)great for lunch (47)good for groups (37)vibrant bar scene (36)neighborhood gem (29)late-night find (15)great for brunch (11)Show More
  • One of my new favourites
    SharonVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    One of the best restaurants in the city. Congratulations, we need more Restaurants like The Chase. The atmosphere is fantastic, along with great food and lovely service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • poor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We waited absolutely forever for the food, and when it arrived, the portions were minuscule, and quality was very below standard, given the price point. Wine list was good though. The Toronto restaurant scene, overall, is so far behind NYC, London and Paris, it is shameful; the Chase is emblematic of the amateurish attempts at top level dining, with nice look, but poor management and food. Will not be returning, and will not recommend if anyone asks.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • expensive Bay street hang
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    The menu is different between upstairs and downstairs - not sure which is better. Inconsistant service. Something on my dish was missing so had to be returned to the kitchen. Another item was charged to the bill in error. It is for people who have expense accounts. The food is nice and the restaurant is pretty. $80 for a light lunch for 2 and no drinks. Quite noisy. Four can dine at Mashu Mashu in Forest Hill Village for the same cost.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Food
    WendyB
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Really enjoyed our night out at The Chase. Pricey but very good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hidden gem
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The access is hidden away, and once you exit the elevator you enter this great space. The atmosphere has a buzz, the serving staff have great personalities and the food is presented superbly. Each course was as delicious as the next which eventually coherced us to explore three courses. All round a good find
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Impressive
    GTAdiner
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Excellent experience all round! Stunning roof top room and outdoor deck. The service staff and culinary team have an eye for detail. Service was warm and attentive and meals were timed perfectly. The Chase exceeded all my expectations!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent but Pricey
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    this is a reliable hgh end, quality restaurant, but not for the faint of heart when the bill arrives. Wine list heavy on expensive wines and I feel this spot more suited for the expense account crowd.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    Clifford
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    The ambiance, the service and those scallops..divine experience every time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special
    Linky
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is special. Went for anniversary celebration and so ambiance/service was important. Service is top class - attentive/not too attentive, friendly/not too friendly, and a commitment to making your meal a special event. The last time I had experienced service of this caliber was in a top rated restaurant in France. As for food, I consider myself an amateur chef so I'm tough. Presentation was excellent. Had the signature Haddock and it was cooked was excellent. The area for growth is in pushing the boundaries of the menu - it is brief and and mainstream. Not a bad thing for a restaurant that is just starting to build its brand. Overall - a must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Nice but something's missing!
    GiGi
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Since opening, CHASE has lost a little Lustre, a little of the creative foodie edge and a little on the attentive service. The room is nice so maybe we'd go back but it's just "okay" these days.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Special
    BigCat
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Great food. Great selection. Amazing Service. The Chase never disappoints. It's a great place for a special night out and expect the bill to illustrate that.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great after-work dinner spot
    jobro79
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Nice atmosphere. Really attentive and pleasant staff. Delicious food. Overall great experience. I will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    Roughy
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Truly a wonderful restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely and we had a very attentive, without being in your face waiter. He was well informed regarding the menu and any questions we had he explained fully. We shared our starters and our mains (sorry I know you call them entrees) and they were exceptional. Perhaps only one gripe - the wine list although comprehensive was also quite expensive without an option for something a little less costly - there are still good wines that are less than $80. Irrespective of this we shall definitely return as we enjoyed the entire night and all The Chase has to offer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch place
    Cookie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is the third time eating at The Chase and it's a wonderful place for lunch. You can even get a table if you make the reservation the night before if you are flexible on the time. The hostess sat us at a group of tables along the wall which was not so nice and a little crowded, but our server moved us across the room to the window which was roomy and bright. It made our lunch that much better. They prepare the fish very well, it's never overcooked and seasoned well and their bread is wonderful. If it's a warm sunny day get a table outside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    First, I want to note the great service provided by our waiter Dave. He was very attentive and friendly, even when my friend was giving him a bit of a hard time at times! The food was generally great. Our appetizers, the Pearl Platter, was okay (tuna was a tad bit overdressed and oysters were underwhelming, but octopus and crab were great). However, the halibut for two was really great. It was also a nice touch when they brought out the fish while it was almost done cooking to let us see the whole fish before it was deboned and plated. For dessert, the berries I got were very fresh (with a touch of buffalo yogurt), but my friend's peanut butter and chocolate was awesome. Hoping to go back here sometime soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Chase impresses
    ChrisD51
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Great food, great ambiance and terrific food. It was a great place for a special dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • funfoodandwine
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary at the The Chase and were treated very well and because we told them it was a special occasion we both felt like there was a special touch added to our experience. Our server was courteous and engaging, the food was just lovely and while the noise was a bit energetic it did not take away from our experience. Food portions were just perfect and very yummy. I would recommend The Chase and hope to return some time soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it!
    somewhatdisappointed
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The menu is varied and unique. Great presentation and exquisite taste. Service is attentive. Special place to bring a special guest.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Aljan
    Aljan
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Staff were attentive without being obtrusive, knowledgable about the menu. Enjoyed the portion sizes; although a previous review said that three lamb chops would have been preferable to two, i was happy with the portion sizes so that I had space for dessert. Would definitely recommend. Glad that the noise level in the dining room is quite a bit less than in the bar area. Was able to carry on conversation easily. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner at 6:30
    FrugalinToronto
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I went there with my son on what I would call a "special occasion". The total experience was first class. Chase is not a "cheap" restaurant but I feel I got full value for both the food and the service - and I am not known as a lavish spender. I would certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TJmtl
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The rooftop terrace at The Chase is beautiful and very trendy. The food was great and I loved being there, but there were a lot of bees around, which made the experience less pleasant than it could have been.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall very good restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    It was an anniversary dinner so I wanted to ensure a good meal and service. So Chase delivered on both counts. Only complaint is that the wine bottle was not on the table so a couple of times I had to look around for the server as my glass was empty. To all restaurants.... let me pour my own wine!! Other than the wine, the servers were attentive. Food was very good and it was nice of them to chip in with the dessert..... though I still would have preferred to have our choice of dessert instead of told which dessert we were to get.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale Downtown Lunch
    Downtowner
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    My brother got married at City Hall and we wanted a nice place to have lunch afterwards. The Chase was recommended by a friend. It was perfect. The food was high quality, interesting and creative. They have wonderful U booths. The staff was happy to accomodate our stroller.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    ImpressedwithgoodfoodVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I have enjoyed lunch and dinner at this restaurant, but my latest dinner was disappointing. Food and service was good, but there were too many large groups who were noisy - office workers being let out of their cubicles and drinking too loudly. Other parties were kind of pretentious. I dont think I will rush to return in the evening. Lunch might be better for this place.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • CharlieB
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The first set of hosts did were not too welcoming maybe they were sleepy. Second level hosts were a bit warmer. Brought me to the wrong table and didn't believe me when I told her she was wrong (Not all asians hang out with Asians). I ordered the pasta which had some very salty pockets, after a while I couldn't handle it anymore. Our server was good he took care of us. My guest and I shared the tartar which was good. He ordered the scallops which were good too. A bit over seasoned which took away from the scallops. I might recommend the place but with warnings. Worth a try, don't go with high expectations.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Too loud Food decent but prices ridiculous Brilliant server - attentive without being overly so and aware of what was going on
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good but still looking forward best
    PaulShirin
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This is my 3th time been to The Chase (top floor), the whole experience is pleasant: food is nicely present and tast good, service is always attentive, ambience is stunning. But, as a regular restaurant goer and since this is a financial distric joint and reach to anniversary, I expect great. I found the Menu a bit tired - similar in a whole year period. If they can update the Menu more often like the others top notch restaurants do which' once per month that really drag my attention to go more often. Being in very high competition industry, service, innovation and creativities are the keys. I'm not surprised to find their sister restaurant's Menu quite similar be frankly. I love Chase, am looking forward to come back but not rush.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    TanyaVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Second time here. Food is amazing! Service is incredible. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food and service were excellent. Imaginative menu and very attentive adn friendly wait staff. The patio is a great place to spend a sumer evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, Great service.
    8here2
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We sat on the patio, which was lovely, but a lady was smoking continuously. Fortunately, the breeze was blowing the right way, and people were moved, so the staff was accomodating. The food was delicious. We started with oysters, and moved on the mains which were the scallops, arctic char and sea bream, all of which were really yummy. Then, we were surprised by my husband being presented with their chocolate dessert and a candle. We hadn't said a thing, but I guess they noticed us toasting his birthday at dinner. We had the lime dessert and the cheesecake and both were really good. All around a lovely experience. I would highly recommend the Chase.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • for a Special night out!
    Mimi
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Although a bit expensive, it is worth it for a special occasion. Wine list is strong.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DELICIOUS!
    luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Amazing food, AMAZING service, such a beautiful place and a perfect experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The chase is special
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great food and service in beautiful setting! The Chef takes food to an art form. The avocado and seafood app is gorgeous
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great vibe, service and food!
    DeborahJ
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I have dined at the Chase on two occasions and thoroughly enjoyed both nights out. It's a special place, with a great vibe and view. It's rare for a Toronto restaurant to be so innovative, fun and classy. The service is incredible, especially our server Geoff!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AMAZING SERVICE, excellent food.
    craigarVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The best service you'll find in Toronto. Simply fantastic service levels - perfect. The food is excellent ... but not spectacular. No complaints and a lot of great things to say about it - but it fell short of a Wow Factor taste experience like you would find at most other of top-tier fine dining foodie-friendly restaurants in Toronto.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but watch prices.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Service and food were excellent but we were shocked at a couple of prices. A martini was $18. I asked about a special, which was a 16 oz rib steak. The price? $130!! Glad I asked. My wife ordered the "rack roasted lamb" which turned out to be two smallish pieces. The price? $44! Really? For that price there should have been 3 or 4 pieces. Interestingly, our 3 fish dishes were more reasonable. I understand the cost to deliver great food and service in that location must be high but they should try to minimize the surprises and inconsistencies.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular
    CroatianSensation
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Amazing from start to finish. Took my wife for her birthday. She loved it. Food was mouthwatering and service great. I recommend to anybody who wants to be pampered. Even the dessert was out of this world.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best service!
    girlsnightgal
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    LOVED our evening at The Chase. Service was amazing. The server noticed my husband had a hard time reading the menu & brought over a selection of reading glasses for him to pick from. The brioche-like foccaccia was delicious. Appetizers were great; I had the avocado w/ shrimp, my husband had the tuna tartare (mine was terrific, his was even better). Our mains of veal & fish were cooked to perfection. For dessert, I couldn't choose between a PB chocolate dessert and a keylime meringue dish - I settled on one, and to our surprise the server ended up bringing both (one on the house) as he said they were too good to pass up. To top it all off, our car was pulled up, doors open & ready when we reached the valet at the end of the evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • bizlunchVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Our meals took too long- we waited over 30 minutes, and it made for a very awkward lunch with an important client.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Somm Star
    NobleVino
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Jordan Alessi has a great team at The Chase, with a very dynamic wine list and the food is superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate