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Blu is an Italian restaurant based on authentic classic cuisine, yet, contemporary created by executive Chef; Eric Bucher and team
Victorian Building with two floors of dining space and large side and front patio. Tastefully designed to host your special event, romantic dinner, corporate buyout or a celebration of any sort. Coupled with genuine caring service & stunning ambiance.
Dinner is enhanced by the soothing live music Friday to Saturday. Pianist/singer, guitarist/singer. Enjoy impeccable service for intimate dining or for large private parties up to 130 guests. Private rooms also available.
Blu has become a staple restaurant in Toronto over the last twelve years
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Truffle Wild Boar Ragu (Pork)
Wild Mushrooms, Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi, Shaved Ricotta Salata
Green Pea Puree, Sundried Tomato, Kalamata Olives, Walnuts, Garlic
Celebrated a birthday . Great dinner & great service .
We will miss seeing everyone now that Blu will be on lockdown!!
The evening was a lot of fun, the food great, the service and server friendly and efficient. That said, the evening started on a bit of a sour note. Our reservation was for 7:30pm. Upon arrival the greeter asked for my name looked at his list and noted, quite abruptly, that we had arrived outside of their window, by a mere 3 minutes I might add, and that our table may have been given to another. It had not and we were seated immediately. Not a great first impression for either couple in our party of 4. I must add the following: I live within walking distance of Blu, this was the first visit for each couple, sadly other than take-out, the city has ordered all restaurants to close as of November 23rd only. Under the circumstances, not a particularly great PR move by the restaurant’s greeter in my opinion.
We love dining at Blu. Our friends had never been before . They really enjoyed it !
Great experience! Drinks, food and service was amazing.
I felt that another group received quite a bit of attention from the wait staff, and some other quieter diners, including us, were not afforded the same degree of consideration. In addition, all decisions were turned over to my companion, who is male, as if he were automatically in charge of our meal. In fact, I was hosting him. This irony made the inappropriate attribution of authority all the more distasteful. The food was terrific, however. And it is a beautiful space.
Great food and service! Beautiful patio! Very comfortable!
Heated outdoor patio was perfect for an evening out during Covid. Staff was friendly. Service was good. Would return.
Great service and atmosphere! Food was a little underwhelming in terms of seasoning and flavour, pasta had a lot of oil in it.
We thoroughly enjoyed our experience from beginning to end!
Always great food and service
Always happy to be on Blu’s patio whatever the weather outside!
Awsome heated patio,great food,nice selection of wine and our server Brian was the best. Me and my date had a lovely time.
Great place and amazing food! Their patio is pretty warm 👌🏼
Beef carpaccio was 👌🏼
We have always liked Blu, for years before they relocated. The relocation was unfortunately affected by Covid-19. We have dined there 5 times since. The earlier experiences were at a time when the weather was more favorable and we enjoyed them all. Our latest experience was Oct 28 - a cold night. They have installed a tent and heaters and we were very comfortable - except that we had to ask that one heater be turned down. Service was as thoughtful and efficient as ever, and the food was excellent. Blu is on our list of favorites and we live in Yorkville, so it is a very convenient venue.
We went there for a birthday celebration. The service, food and ambiance were excellent as usual!
Great as usual, blu never disappoints, I enjoyed the heated patio.
Everything was great . Love the patio
Amazing food, incredible and attentive service, beautiful outdoor patio 10/10 in every way
It was my sons reception. As we had to alter their venue Blu was very very accommodating the service was fantastic the food was great. We all had an amazing time. Thank you for making it a beautiful evening.
Our second visit to Blu was on a cool evening in the latest COVID lock down. We were seated on the outdoor patio. They were more than prepared to ensure our comfort, lots of propane heaters.
The service was exceptionally good, and the food delightfully so as well.
We will be returning.
Pasta was really good. Wonderful service. Definitely recommended.
Food was tasteless.we were sitting in entrance .i didn’t feel comfortable. So many people back and fort but still slow service staff wasn’t friendly and welcoming
An awesome restaurant. Great food and wonderful service.
The outdoor patio seating is excellent, food was delicious and service was great! Would definitely repeat again.
One of the managers, Mauricio, was amazing! My wife And I were celebrating our Elopement during COVID, and He was so attentive, friendly and caring, making our celebration that much more special. We travel and visit many restaurants and can honestly say, we have never had an experience at a restaurant quite like what Mauricio gave us. We will definitely go back to Blu because of Mauricio. Also the food was amazing!
Awesome food and ambiance! The patio was nice and warm with the heaters.
Great experience, great food.
Excellent food and service, as always !
Brian is a fun super knowledgeable waiter - geat job!
It was the first time visiting and I booked the outside however, the interior design of the restaurant was so pretty that I changed my mind to seat inside. The food was great and the service was fantastic. Definitely would recommend!
Fabulous outdoor space with great ambience and very high end heaters !!! Great attentive service and lovely meal with friends. Thank you Blu🙏🙏
fantastic experience and great service. The outdoor heaters are great
Wonderful time, delicious food. Happy Birthday my love.
We had dinner here and the food was great. Ambience was very nice and overall a cozy and intimate place for a special night.
It started to rain after our appetizers and our server took forever to get to our table. We wanted to pay and leave as indoor dining right now isn’t safe. He brought the bill including the water we never drank and the food we didn’t get- then asked if I wanted to wait (in the pouring rain) for the food to go. I said no I want to pay and leave. He took awhile to bring the revised bill- I still paid for the bottle of water ($9) that we didn’t drink and that he didn’t leave us the cap for so we couldn’t even take it with us. What a way to celebrate my birthday for our only night out during the pandemic. Not impressed at all blu.
Wonderful outdoor patio and elegant decor inside
I had lunch today at Blu. I had a delightful time because of the service, the food, and how gorgeous it is the venue. I've been at Blu before but not during lunch. I had Zucchini Pasta, the vegan option, it was delicious and a healthy choice. The service was fantastic, Laurel was very accommodating, and I love all the staff's positivity. I plan to go back. Reasonable prices for lunch and a perfect location to go for a walk after, especially during Fall. TIP: the place is very spacious, which is ideal for social distancing. The staff is excellent in advising the seating if you are a walk-in customer and have never been to this new venue.
We were seated outside first, although I had indicated that I wanted to be seated inside (thankfully we were moved without any problems). Food was mediocre, nothing too special, not even the presentation of the food, and portions were very small. It was a bit too noisy, but the staff were extremely nice. I’ve been to other Italian restaurants which have had lower prices, better food (and larger portions), and a better atmosphere.
I chose Blu because I thought it’d be a nice experience for a special occasion. I’m slightly disappointed as it did not meet my expectations. If you’re planning a special occasion, go to another restaurant on Yorkville avenue itself.
Great! We went for our anniversary and we will go again %100. All expectations were surpassed. The service and food was nothing short of amazing.
Went for girlfriend's b day. Had a really pleasant time
Blu Ristorante is rated 4.6 stars by 1854 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.