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About Canyon Creek - Front Street

Canyon Creek Front Street (2016 OpenTable winner 50 Best Steakhouses in Canada) is located downtown Toronto just steps from Union Station, Metro Toronto Convention Center and Royal York Hotel.
Enjoy one of our many dishes served fresh from the kitchen like our Calamari Fritti, Pan Roasted Salmon or Chipotle Sirloin Steak. Joining us for lunch? Try our popular Prime Rib Sliders, Baby Kale and Quinoa Salad or Bandera Chicken Tacos.
Join us at Canyon Creek’s lively bar to sip cocktails and engage with a mix of guests, including savvy locals, business professionals, families, tourists and many just heading off to see a show or game. Move into our dining room for an intimate meal, or book one of the private dining rooms to host your meeting or event at any time.
Whether you’re looking for a delicious dinner before a game or show or live nearby and are looking for exciting conversation, Canyon Front Street is always here to give you a memorable time out.

156 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5J 2L6
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Contemporary Canadian, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 11:30am – 11pm
Friday: 11:30am – midnight
Saturday: 4pm – midnight
Sunday: 4pm – 10pm

Cross Street:
York Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 596-2240

Website:
http://www.canyoncreekrestaurant.ca/

Private Party Facilities:
Canyon Creek caters to a wide variety of special events.(Cocktail parties in the lounge; Family get-togethers; Wine tastings; Business meetings in our private boardrooms). Boardrooms are equipped with telephone & modem access, projection screens, and display boards.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Visit www.canyoncreekrestaurant.ca to view our party packages. Items on the regular menu can be easily incorporated into your party package. By attending to the smallest details we’ll ensure that your corporate or social event is memorable!

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Details
Sun 4:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon 11:30AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 11:00PM

Tue - Fri 2:00PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 4:00PM 8:00PM - 10:45PM

Sat 7:30PM - 11:45PM

Canyon Creek - Front Street Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (56)
Casual (49)
Special Occasion (49)
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Good for Birthdays (46)
Good for Anniversaries (38)
Pre/post Theatre (37)
Business Meals (36)
Romantic (32)
Good for Groups (31)
Cozy (28)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Comfort Food (19)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Great for Lunch (17)
Fun (17)
Bar Seating (14)
Notable Wine List (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Happy Hour (13)
Quick Bite (13)
Late-night Find (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Seasonal (8)
Great Beer (7)
Healthy (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Authentic (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Live Sports (6)
Hot Spot (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
People Watching (3)
Tapas (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Spicy (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined 2 days ago

Party of 4. Food was very good and our server Mark was excellent, attentive and friendly.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined 2 days ago

Always as expected. Never had an issue. Amazing food, decent prices. Noise volume was really good this time so we could enjoy a fine meal and great company.

Tags: Hot Spot, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food! Pleasantly surprised! Thank you so much!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Cozy, Casual
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·Dined 3 days ago

server was Jonathan, attentive and outstanding service

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

I have visited restaurant & site many times and have always been happy with the food/ & experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

parking is an issue and i am not sure if they will validate any parking. there is a parking lot next to the restaurant and it was extremely expensive, $30 flat rate for the evening. so before you go if you are driving ask about validation - there is no street parking on Front street after 3pm.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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·Dined 4 days ago

Bad wireless connectivity in the lounge.

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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Better than the Keg.

Had a great meal

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 (Toronto)·Dined 6 days ago

Perfect place for our date!

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 (Montreal)·Dined 6 days ago

Saw good reviews for Canyon Creek so decided to give it a try. I wanted a change from the Keg which I typically enjoy. We were 4 people. We ordered the bacon avocado tomato salad as a starter and while the price was only 7.95 we received what amounted to 4 paper thin slices of avocado, 4 cherry tomatoes cut in half and a few thin slices of red onion. Two forkfuls and it was gone. For mains, we all ordered sirloins and my wife ordered filet mignon. The steaks were cooked as ordered but her steak was chewy and lacking in flavor. I find that this restaurant cuts back on quality or quantity to keep prices somewhat reasonable.

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·Dined 6 days ago

The prime rib was phenomenal
The service was excellent

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Live Sports, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Late-night Find, Great Beer
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The last two times that I’ve been to the Canyon Creek on Front Street, Toronto, it’s been mediocre and the noise levels are so high that it’s difficult to have a conversation with the person sitting across from you. I ordered the salmon and it was so overcooked that I couldn’t eat it. The server never came back to the table to ask if we wanted more drinks, or to ask how the meal was. I wouldn’t recommend this location and I definitely won’t be back again.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Server was awesome and food great

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Server was fantastic. She joked around with us and made our experience enjoyable. The food was good and reasonably priced.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Always great service and food, a good value as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The service was terrible but our server was very good. My daughter in law had the Prix fixed meal which was the Steak & Lobster. When the dinner came the food was cold and the Lobster was a pile of mush. It took so long to get our dinner and we had something planned after that so we had to rush.

Tags: Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

As usual, the meal at Canyon Creek is good. However, one of the 3 of us had to get to the NHL headquarters by 6:45 pm because he is involved in reviewing the scores for all the NHL games that evening. I did inform our server of especially his time constraint. We waited a long time for our meal, and despite our reservation for 5 pm, our food only arrived close to 6:30, which didn't give my friend much time to make it to the hockey games to set up his review not to mention enjoy eating a more leisurely meal. Tables of guests around us who arrived later than us were served before us and a couple of them actually had finished everything before we even received our food. I had to remind our server at least 2 times of our time constraint, but despite imminent promises of the arrival of our meals, this really didn't happen.
I was told by the server that his hands are tied since he has to wait upon the meals from the kitchen. So don't know where the ultimate problem was.
I did tell my friends that the service tends to be slow even before ordering based on past experiences. Compensation was made with the appetizers we ordered. It was one of my friend's (the one who had to get to the game) first time at Canyon Creek and I was embarrassed because of the time it took for his food to arrive. First impressions are important.
I will still go to Canyon Creek because it is one of my favourite restaurants, but the service can be improved.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

First time there ,
was recommended by friends, to meet up before Leafs game
Preferred bar atmosphere
Even though it was busy our server,
Kristin, was fabulous, awesome
service and friendly personality, made for a great time!
Thanks

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Nice spot for good food. Price is reasonable and portions are good. Specials are excellent and service is outstanding.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We try to go to canyon creek every year and this year was horrible.
I made the reeservation online for 6 and personally called the resturant to book for 20.
I request a table for 20 and one of the private rooms with we get every year.

I showed up and they had us in a tight spot and literally in the kitchen. We were at the back with no room to walk or even huge to greet our party when they arrived.
The table area was tight and if one person wanted to get up to even use the wash room. Everyone had to get up go let that person out. It was just an uncomfortable sitting area.
We finally got feed up and ask to move to the private room when it become available. They did move us and after that we just felt like we were a bother. The service was off. And we had ONE server to service 20 people . That was ridiculous. We spent over $500 and it was horrible. It was just to late to leave and eat somewhere else since we had plans after.

I've never experience anything like this. And I wont be going back.

I was so embarrass that I pick this resturant for my three sisters Birthday dinner.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Went here before a show at the Sony Theater, enjoyed the food and the staff were great!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great meal!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was great but our server had attitude and didn’t seem to care much about ensuring we were taken care of. I’d return for the food and hope to have a different server!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Colleague and I went for Prix fixe ($37) lunch. Food and service were both excellent.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Ok evening but ribs over cooked. Ok but not an exceptional experience.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Booked a table in advance as we were arriving late in Toronto. Ab fab meal for all 6 of us in a friendly restaurant with helpful staff

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good meal, avocado bacon salad was a highlight. Filet cooked perfectly. Vegetables were also delightful. Portions were great. Would recommend and return!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Fresh foods,nice environment,humor server,best choice to hang out with friends and enjoy dilicious foods
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Thouroughly enjoyed. Highly recommend Peruvian chicken bites, coffee-crusted sirloin, southwest chicken, and apple crisp dessert. For cocktails, Hemingway daiquiri and the Fast Eddie were on point. Thanks very much!

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were in town for my son’s birthday. I put this on the special notes section but it was not mentioned during our visit by staff. That’s fine since we ordered pre fixe anyway but it would have been nice. Food was just ok. Prime rib was very thin slice. Service again was just ok.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Booked for Saturday date night with another couple. Dinner before the Leaf game. We told our server that we need to leave in time to catch the game. They sat us in a high volume area near the back of the restaurant with traffic to and from the kitchen. Too many distractions for a date night. Server was initially attentive, but became sparse throughout the night. Food arrived very late, leaving us only 15 minutes to gobble and run. We arrived at 5:15 and we expected to leave by 6:45. Desert arrived 30 seconds before we absolutely had to leave. While we were waiting for our food, we ordered two glasses of wine. That arrived almost as we had to leave. While they "compted" the wine, overall the experience was less than enjoyable. Food was OK, but when you swallow without taste its awful. Excuse was kitchen was busy. Well, I would think that Canyon Creek can get it right, especially on a Saturday night. That is not a good enough excuse for a major restaurant chain. Nevertheless, our server tried hard to compensate, but too little too late.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food took almost 1 hour to come out. And I especially mentioned to our server that we had to go to a show and would have to leave at a certain time. He said he would let the kitchen know and it still took forever. I am very disappointed in the overall experience and embarrassed because I was the one to recommend to all my friends to dine here.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Server was excellent and very friendly! We were on our way to watch a Cirque Du Soliel show and he was very considerate of our timing. We were finished our meal within the hour. Food was fantastic, and served quickly. Surprisingly quiet for a Friday evening.

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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Went to Canyon Creek for our anniversary and before a Leaf game, lots of people going to the game eat there. Food was fabulous and our server was fantastic. Loved the atmosphere.... a bit expensive for my taste but overall a good experience!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The food and service were top notch. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Amazing steak and calamari- be careful they deep fry lemon with the calamari and I accidentally ate a slice! Dema (?) was our waiter he was fantastic

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Was a great dining experience. Good food great service and atmosphere.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We dined from the price fix menu and enjoyed a salad, main and dessert - plenty of quality food, good value for the money. My wife and I were celebrating our 30th anniversary and our server, Kate, went out of her way to ensure that our meal and experience was fantastic.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Dropped in for an anniversary dinner while in Toronto. It was a great experience.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Good experience overall but didn't realize it was not wheelchair accessible.

Tags: Business Meals, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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