Nestled in the atrium of Mies Van der Rohe’s modernist TD Towers, Bymark perfectly reflects the dynamic energy of Toronto’s bustling financial district. The bar is a mix of leather and wood, flooded with sunshine during the day and a dramatic mix of candlelight and cityscape at night. The glittering dining room impresses with Yabu Pushelberg’s timeless design, both a focal point and a stage for a memorable meal.
Chef Brooke McDougall’s seasonal and ambitious menu uses luxurious ingredients to elevate comfort classics.
The offerings range from signature dishes like a butter-braised lobster poutine and the classic Bymark burger to miso roasted sea trout and hand-made pastas. Bymark’s extensive wine list expertly matches the tone of the menu with sommelier selected offerings to match any meal or occasion. The constantly evolving cocktail menu offers delicious contemporary creations inspired by the finest ingredients and our award-winning mixology team.
Toronto, ON M5K 1J3
Continental, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Street parking & private lot available
St. Andrew Station
Chef Mark McEwan & Chef Brooke McDougall
Private Party Facilities:
Bymark offers sophisticated private dining spaces that can accommodate groups of up to 48 guests for a seated dinner and 100 for a cocktail function. Main dining room, bar/lounge and patio buyouts are also possible!
Private Party Contact:
Darlien Scott: (855) 621-3027
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bymark Ratings and Reviews
Disappointed with the steak, duck and mushroom were amazing. we had a cozy corner so that was excellent for our lady night out. Server didn't refill our hot water timely, we have to request them multiple times. Front desk girl was very friendly and we felt warm. I want to impress my overseas friend with the steak but it turned out disappointing.
I brought my staff here for a "thank you" lunch. We were able to have a great conversation with one another and not shout to be heard over the noise of the other diners. We were also comfortably seated and not squashed up like sardines in a tin. Our meals were also delivered in a timely fashion and was very tasty. It was an enjoyable and stress-free lunch.
When we arrived there was no host to greet us. We waited before stepping into the restaurant to join our friends. One of the staff rudely asked if she could help us and we let her know we were joining friends. Our main server (I can’t recall her name, she had red hair) was very nice and friendly. The rest of the staff seemed like they didn’t want to be at work and did not look particularly pleased to be there. Half of the party that arrived first were offered bread and water. The entire evening we were not offered bread. None of the courses came at once, half the table would be served and then after a few moments the other half would be. Some of us had the same dishes and the description by the servers of the food was different. For example one party had a detailed explaination of his appetizer and the other did not though they ordered the exact same thing. The appetizers were quite good yet the main that two of us had was under seasoned. We had chosen Bymark over Canoe (a restaurant that the four of us have been to and thoroughly enjoy) and it was a let down which none of us was expecting given the high reviews that Bymark receives. The details that set apart a place like Bymark from somewhere like JOEY restaurants were missing and it really spoiled the experience.
Excellent food quality and presentation. Pricing appropriate for the quality of food. Good range of creative choices. Over-priced house wines a serious disadvantage that will limit the frequency of our visits. All well and good to have a superb cellar, but less expensive open wine options should also be offered. That is the civilized thing to do.
TD Centre signage insufficient for easily locating the restaurant.
The waiter was not the best, we waited 5 minutes for him to come and say hi and give us water even though only 4 tables were occupied. We had to ask what the specials were. Maybe he was having an off night but if it had been our first time there it would have turned us off to coming back even though the food is great.
The food was excellent. Only negative was the sides came out after I finished my entree. Seemed to be server error, and I took this as a one off error. Food was so good it didn't matter to me about the mix up. We enjoyed our dinners and apps. Very happy overall
Laura was great in personality and service. The duck was well seasoned, the grav lax on smashed avacado as starter was a special treat. My wife enjoyed the pumpkin raviolis with starter salad. Cocktails were prepared by a knowing hand. We recommend the Saturday evening non-crowd for great service and quietude; weekdays might change the vibe to a high end business crowd with noise and greater service demands.
We were surprised that the restaurant was only a quarter full on a Friday night. But that just meant a quieter atmosphere.
Lobster poutine, whole fish and banana cake were all hits. Jerk ribs and scallops a miss. Scallops perfect but ribs had no jerk spice and portion (three tiny half ribs) offered only a taste and was not nearly enough. It looked like they forgot a portion on the plate.
Service was solid. Would have appreciated a second offering of bread.
Courses were paced properly. We will return.
We hadn't planned on going to Bymark. We had reservations elsewhere but changed our minds due to the rainy weather. What a great decision. The food was awesome. We had the grilled calamari & octopus and some oysters to start and they were great and our mains were just as great - pickerel and halibut. I know we are coming for dinner and to check out the bar area.
My friend took me here to celebrate my retirement back in April and I returned the favour for her birthday lunch this week. The food was awesome. She had the brisket sandwich special and I had the halibut. Our server was polite and attentive without overdoing it. I would highly recommend Bymark. I also liked the wine so much I purchased a bottle at the LCBO.
Although the outside ambiance was very noisy, the food was delicious (especially the shrimp tacos) and the steak was perfect. The right amount of juice and also very tender. Our server Angela was incredible at accomodating both my mom and I's gluten allergies as well, so very special thanks to her.
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