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Blu Ristorante

1243 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Top 100 Italian restaurants in Canada 2017
Top 100 restaurants in Canada and 50 Most romantic restaurants also in Canada on Open Table 2016
On the quiet eastern front of Yorkville, set back behind a brick façade, Blu is an Italian restaurant based on authentic classic cuisine, yet, contemporary created by executive Chef; Eric Bucher and his team

Warmly lit stone walls and grand mirrors surround cozy leather seating and white table cloths. Enter through a casual wine bar, which then leads to a hip, upscale dining room with an inviting ambiance.

Dinner is enhanced by the soothing live music Friday to Saturday. Pianist/singer, guitarrist/singer. Enjoy impeccable service for intimate dining or for large private parties up to 110 guests. Private rooms also available. One will remember Blu as a true memorable dining experience.
Blu has become a staple restaurant in Toronto over the last ten years
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: Dinner 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Saturday: Dinner 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: Dinner 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(416) 921-1471
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Eric Bucher
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Parking details
Public parking 6 doors west on the same side of the street (Yorkville Avenue).
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Public transit
Minute walk from Yonge/Bloor Subway Station.
6 minute walk from Bay/Bloor Subway Station.
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Live music Friday and Saturday. Soft contemporary music with a jazz feel. Allowing diners to enjoy live music and dinner conversation. Varied artists throughout the week. Please visit our website for more detailed information
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Special events & promotions
We specialize in all types of private functions such as: weddings, corporate functions, presentations, product launches, fashion shows, etc. We provide our clients with professional AV system. Menus can be created in coordination with Massimo Callovini
Blu has private rooms that accommodate tables of eight up to thirty two.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine


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What 1243 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

We especially appreciated that we could talk without straining to hear each other over music and patron noise. Lovely armosphere and very pleasant staff, delicious nicely presented food.

vipMauidog (Toronto)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great food, great service.
Thank you...

TedD (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Exceptional service and food!
Soft live music provided a beautiful ambiance

vipCarmen (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great service, well executed dishes, beautiful cozy restaurant. Highly recommend this restaurant

crys83 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Everything was great. The only complaint I have is the food was over salted.

DarcieG (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We love this restaurant, it was our first time here and we were looking for a place to celebrate. The staff were kind And attentive, however the best was the food.

JohnF (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Had completed a search of highly rated restaurants prior to booking this. Therefore our expectations were high.

We arrived nearly 30 mins early for our reservation and were promptly seated.

Through the foccacia to the Italian doughnuts , we never sought after service. They were all very attentive and prompt.

Sandy (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

After hearing some good things about this restaurant I decided to try it during Winterlicious. The service and ambiance were good, however the food was poor. I ordered the beef carpaccio as my appetizer, it wasn't as flavourful as I expected it to be but it was still good. For dessert I ordered the blueberry panna cotta, it tasted just like any other panna cottas I've had in the past. For main I ordered the lamb shank, and it was one of the worst lamb shanks I've ever had. The meat was dry, bland, chewy and somewhat tasteless. The chef definitely slept through the cooking. It was not the kind of meat I was expecting at such a highly priced restaurant. Funny how the restaurant regards itself as one of the best Italian restaurants in Toronto. I will not recommend this restaurant to others nor will I return again.

DMDP (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We enjoyed the Winterlicious menu this past weekend. The ambience in the restaurant is lovely. Very warm and welcoming atmosphere. Comfortable seating and cozy. The menu was excellent. Especially appreciated the gluten free and vegan options on the menu. Everything was delicious. Our server was great...very attentive, informative, friendly and professional.

OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent food, first class service, live music, what’s not to love about Blu?