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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
8:30 PM
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Joso's

4.8
315 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Seafood
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Founded by Joso Spralja in the 1960′s, Joso’s restaurant has achieved continuous success of over 36 years in business. It is truly a unique dining experience which transports guests to the warmth and beauty of the stunning Dalmatian coast. An all encompassing, sensual journey… guests are lured into a collection of Joso’s artistic expressions. A feast for the senses, one finds themselves surrounded by voluptuous female forms, Adriatic Sea motifs and a multitude of gold and bejewelled trinkets on every wall, shelf and corner. From the kitchen and to your table arrives a dazzling array of fish species from across the globe, each carefully and knowledgeably described by your server. Prepared with the utmost care and simple, traditional flavours, your meal is presented in all of its natural beauty.
NB-Joso's has 2 floors for dining - main floor and upstairs. If you have any accessibility concerns, please let us know so we may do our utmost to accommodate.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(416) 925-1903
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Manuel Moreno
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Avenue Rd
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Parking details
On-Street, metered parking is available along Davenport Road. There are Public Parking lots available on the East side of Avenue Road to the North and South of the Davenport intersection.
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Public transit
Our closest TTC stations are Bay, Rosedale and Museum. There are bus routes on both Avenue (from Museum) and Davenport Road (from Bay)
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
What 315 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipFoodie (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Shared seabream, mussels, stewed veg and jasmine rice. Everything super fresh and cooked perfectly. Classic vanilla creme brûlée to wash it down was the perfect finishing touch. The whole experience was well done. Not really g-rated scenery though!

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vipfoodie31 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Our favourite place for special occasion dinners . Went this year for Valentine’s Day and didn’t disappoint . Best seafood in the city .

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Fabulous food
Appropriate comfortable non stuffy service

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Everyone was amazing!!! The food was yummy, no delay. Great wine, great atmosphere.

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Horrid (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Haven’t been there in over 4o years. Still seems popular. Visually, as in my previous visit...quite the experience. Choices of fresh fish and seafood impressive. However, food and wine and cocktails are overpriced. Main courses are simply the main course, all accompaniments are extra. Attentive service ; and a nice evening; but with the number of choices of fine dining spots in Toronto, not good value.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

The grill fish were amazing, so tender and fresh. I even met Adrianne Ho in here, such a good experience and I will never forget.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Simply amazing. Great food and service. We’ll definitely return

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Dining at Joso's is always a delightful evening with consistent ,delicious seafood that maintains a level of excellence.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

The best place in the world for seafood !

Love the atmosphere and service is amazing!

We recommend this place to allll our family and friends

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Cirque74 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Joso's has lots of character! Seafood was out of this world. Server knew the various choices extremely well and helped us make a great choice and was always available without being obtrusive. High end experience without snobbery. No complaints.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

SO delicious! Ambiance was great too. Had an awesome birthday dinner here.

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vipBdavis64 (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Joao remains one of the best destinations for outstanding fish and seafood. Our main courses were exceptional. I don’t think the rest of the menu keeps pace. Apps and sides are good but not memorable. Wine list is adequate. Ambience is rooted in its history but time for a refresher? Still I will come back to enjoy those main courses again!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

I don’t normally do this but my experience was so good I have too.
The cool music in a homey cozy dining room with well decor that will keep you amused , we had a great time.
The food. We had grilled sardines shrimp and oysters to start. All super fresh. Then the risotto and lamb was perfect.
House made tiramisu and tea and we were satisfied to say the least.
As well great wine and really great staff.

We will be back very soon !!!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

the Room is like no other and it made my partner’s birthday something special.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

I have been to Joso's many times over the past 40 years but had not been there recently. My daughter is moving to Hawaii and I just couldn't let her leave Toronto without a visit to Joso's. What a perfect place for us to have an intimate dinner and conversation together. Everything was as wonderful as it ever was and my daughter fell in love with the place, the food, the art - everything - just as I did so many years ago. In fact, when she comes to visit in the summer we are heading directly to Joso's for lunch and look forward to another uniquely Toronto experience! Thank you so much!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Very nice experience at this cozy restaurant!

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vipTanya (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Hands down best restaurant in Toronto. We had the Orato (so good!), Leonardo pasta, a few prawns and Andria salad. If you want a delicious seafood pasta - Leonardo is so good. My 20 month old daughter couldn’t get enough so we had to order another portion.

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CharlieD (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

The sweetness of the pudding is in the eating! Amazing if you are a seafood lover. Great service too. Oysters are to die for.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

The ambiance at Josos was great. The staff were very friendly from the moment we walked in the door. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and the fresh fish options. The Leonardo pasta dish is a must try.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Out guests love the freshness of the food

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vipzerocool (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Here is a very nice seafood restaurant. It was served really fresh fish and other seafood. Moreover, I felt great ambiance, too. Croatian sculptures and paintings made me be happy with delicious food and wine. I feel like recommending to my friends.

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Amazing (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Food and drinks were amazing as always! Great place.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on November 27, 2017

Our anniversary and they made a fuss
Sparkling wine and all
They thanked us for choosing to celebrate at Joso’s

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Good was great overall.
Calamari squid had too much breading. Octopus was burnt. Fish dorada main and squid ink pasta was excellent 5*. Oysters excellent and fresh. First glass of wine tasted water down, complained about it, waitress didn't offer anything for compensation. So we just ordered a second round. Overall great experience, would go again but with a conservative choice of menu, would just go for the mains. The food didn't match the price.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

lived up to the memory from dining there years ago. Food is excellent as was the level of service!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Great staff and loved the food ~

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

This neighbourhood gem has been in the same location at Av and Dav forever and it still serves up the best grilled fish in the city. The atmosphere is quirky to some, kinky to others and it has been a delight to my wife and me for over 15 years. Leave your prurient aesthetic at home and come enjoy the art and the delicious, simple preparations of the freshest fish and seafood in the city. Yes this is a real review. No. we are not related to the restaurant or management.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

Food is amazing service is impeccable. It’s our favorite!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent Service. The food we had was really Amazing!

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