Café Boulud

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French
Café Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s reimagined French Brasserie located in the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville, Toronto. The restaurant serves a seasonally changing menu rooted in French tradition, highlighting both bistro classics and contemporary dishes inspired by Chef Daniel’s family meals in Lyon. A gleaming rotisserie is used to slow-roast chicken à la broche, whole lobster, and even rum-scented pineapple. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and offer brunch on Sundays. Designed by Martin Brudnizki of London. The vintage-inspired ambiance is highlighted by a comfortable lounge and wraparound banquettes, a dining counter, and a semi-private room that accommodates up to eight guests. The restaurant has received several accolades since its renovation including Best Restaurant in Canada at the Notable Awards and Canada's Hundred Best Restaurants. @CafeBouludTO #CafeBoulud
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NF
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! Everyone loved their meal - our go to family place

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service . Food was fantastic. Four seasons is our favourite place to stay in the city . Top notch everything.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a nice day

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good stuff

NA
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Our server was excellent. Food was just ok. Best part was the cheese board.

b
Toronto
48 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent Valentine's prix fixe menu and wine pairings. We'll done.

OT
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing time celebrating Valentine’s Day with their delicious pre-fixed menu - well worth it!

p
Toronto
133 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Exceptional Valentine menu. Great choices for every taste.
Excellent knowledgable wine pairing with sommelier Julie. Attentive professional service.
The lobster beet first course tasty and well balanced
The venaison in cocoa nib crust was tender and delicious.
Unusual choices worth choosing to spend this evening here!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines with my daughter

OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good French food with impeccable service. A little pricey but that is to be expected considering where the restaurant is. Definitely a nice place to take your date for a special occasion.

JS
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food took a while to be served. My pasta was cold. Not terribly impressive given the price point.

n
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the food, wine and service were outstanding. We ordered from the "Winterliscious" menu and found it to be great tasting and great value. Our waiter "Camillo" (?) was outstanding and tended to our every need. As I said, great service.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Cafe Boulud was exceptional. Every member of your team was attentive, gracious, professional and made us feel cared for.

WS
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regular customer. We were there for winterlicious. Everything was delicious! We will be back.

L
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We did Winterlicious lunch. Food was good, portions kind of small but we expected that for this kind of restaurant. Service was great, server checked in frequently and was friendly. Beautiful restaurant.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food always hits the mark and the ambience is very calming. It’s become my favourite place to go for a great evening.

MC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It is a cafe so busy with business lunchers. The food was excellent and the service exceptional. They checked our coats and accommodated our early arrival. The gold leaf on the desert made it extra decadent!

l
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the most delightful server.. gracious and attentive ... and made every request seamless ..was so impressed especially because our lunch was excellent too.

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Never disappoints.

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GL
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Came here for winterlicious and had a wonderful time with my parents here. The appetizers were good but the entree and dessert were outstanding! The staff were extremely attentive and kind.

C
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot for business dinners or dining with a loved one. Food is outstanding and service is top notch! Dined twice in 2 days and would dine again if I stayed another night.

L
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was attentive and intelligent, food was unpretentious and delicious.
The restaurant is very comfortable and easy to have conversation without being overheard at the next table.
We enjoyed every course and lingered over coffee enjoying the ambience. Very good meal!!

C
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent service, good food , need to work on chocolate martini! Check out the Chocolate martini at the Bosk , seriously!

RD
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food was very good, and the service was excellent

S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This dinning room is comfortable dining room.Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable.
I definitely would return.

PW
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was quite simply Devine.

I can’t stop thinking about the chocolate dome!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve come back here time and time again. The food and the overall service is always great. This was the first time I’ve come for Winterlicious and the value of the three-course meal was good. I considered getting the sommelier special, but I would’ve preferred if there were wine pairings for each meal. I definitely would’ve paid extra for that.

EK
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our visit to Cafe Boulud was excellent in every aspect. Great atmosphere, high end but not stuffy, the tastes of every dish was outstanding. Even a few days later we are pondering the skills of the cooks who were able to get so much flavor into everything we ate. We visited this restaurant as a part of Winterlicious festival so the value was very good but on a regular visit it will be more expensive. However we are still planning to come back since we enjoyed it so much.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Winterlicious menu was great value for
Money

KP
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Winterlisious was good value for your money. I went twice picking something different from the menu each time.
The second time I opted for the salad with pears and confit. The confit was every dry and the one and only slice of cucumber was being to spoil. The greens were not fresh. The rest of the meal was very good.
I found the noise level a little high the second time.
The staff was very friendly and helpful.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Way overpriced for the unoriginal average food.
We went for Winterliscious. Menu wasn’t worth 53.
Delicious sophisticated French type desserts saved the meal.

p
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Exceptional service. Food was very good but portion size of the entree was too small. Wait staff were wonderful.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, pricey but worth it!

PL
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!

OT
Atlantic Canada
5 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was hands down the best weekend brunch we’ve ever had! Thank you Cafe Boulud!!

i
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience4

I was quite upset when I made a reservation for Sunday, February 2, to find out that they were not serving the Winterliscious menu. No one called me to tell me that the restaurant was only serving brunch, I spoke with the manager but he would not budge on the price of the brunch and it was too late to leave to find another restaurant for lunch. We ordered the 3 course brunch meal and our main course which consisted of 2 poached egg over sour dough bread and short rib stew like concoction was extremely salty. I will not recommend this restaurant to anyone. The meal cost me $145.00 for 2 people....the worst experience I've had in high end restaurant.

SW
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall1food2service3ambience3

We went to Cafe Boulud for Winterlicious. It was Sunday for lunch and we were told, cafe Boulud does not do Winterlicious on Sunday. There was no indication on Winterlicious site nor on OpenTable about this. This was really disappointing and spoiled the moment. We were actually not the only ones as i noticed around us received the same news and were disappointed. I don't understand why Cafe Boulud would do something like this and overall I feel Winterlicious should not give a chance to a restaurant to pick and choose the day they want to participate in that event. It should be all or nothing as it is very, very confusing to consumers.

T
Toronto
76 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Cafe Boulud for breakfast. Never disappoints. They have a great kids menu and everything is always cooked to perfection. I have an 18 month old and 3 1/2 year old and the staff were so amazing to them. Yes, it’s a little expensive but it’s worth it when both my kids clean up their plates.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Pricy, but not too out of line for an upscale Yorkville restaurant. Food is first rate.

DW
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food2service3ambience5

The bouillabaisse was a joke.

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