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About La Societe
Experience our passion for French cuisine with Executive Chef Ben Heaton's newly reimagined menu. Indulge in a fresher, lighter approach to classic dishes while enjoying an inspired and dynamic French bistro in the heart of Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood.
Toronto, ON M5S1R1
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - late
East of Avenue & University
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Thank You for joining us at La Societe Toronto this New Year's Eve for a wonderful evening of French delight. Full regular menu until 8pm. Featured 4 course prix fixe ($95) from 8.30pm and complimentary bubbles at countdown. Also features live music from 10pm .
La Societe Ratings and Reviews
We were very disappointed and will not go back because when my companion asked to substitute sliced tomato for the salad which came with her meal she was refused. The reason given was that they had only cherry tomatoes and when she said I could have the cherry tomatoes the waiter said the chef wont do it! Considering they took the time to phone prior to the lunch to ask about allergies and special occasions which is excellent I assume the problem is in the kitchen or with the wait staff.
When our main courses arrived, the frites were stone cold.
The waiter apologized and returned (10 mins. later!) with replacements.
Really not acceptable for a high-end place like this (with prices to match).
No other apologies offered.
On a positive note, I have dined here many times and have had very acceptable service and food.
The raw bar is a must - a charcuterie board that makes your mouth water - Steak frites to brag about - Duck confit that is out of this world - the kitchen was a little backed up but the ambiance lets you forget about the wait real quick and they make it up real fast with how delicious and flavourful the dishes are. I recommend everyone needs to try this place at least once and I guarantee you will be eager to come back again
Unlike previous visits this one was a bit disappointing. We were given a table next to a large and noisy group, even though in the booking we specified that we want to have a quite table. Upon request we were moved to another table - luckily it was a quite night so this was not a problem. Many clams did not have meat in them, and cold air was blowing on me from the ceiling. The atmosphere was as pleasant as always, as was the nice, friendly, and helpful waiter, and the main course. We'll give it another try.
The menu was quite lovely and the decor wonderful. However, sitting in the banquet area by the cutlery station was rather noisy. Also, the server was very slow and made 2 errors on our 3 person order. The French food wasn’t prepared in a French style (croque should be with sliced potatoe not wedges) and the mimosas were mostly orange juice. Thankfully my girlfriends and I were entertained by our conversation and enjoyed being together more than the dining experience. Would recommend for the decor and ambiance.
My experience at La Societe was exemplary. The staff went above and beyond to make a special occasion even more special. The warmth of the restaraunt and everyone in it is incredible. Truly my best dining experience! One of the best interiors in Toronto too.
Went to dinner at La Societe, Saturday October 21, 2017, to celebrate husband's birthday. The food was incredible. Service was impeccable and overall ambiance was outstanding. First time visiting this restaurant and will definitely be returning. The only negative comment that I have was the cost. It was quite over our price range but for a special occasion it's definitely worth the splurge. Highly recommend it and will be returning next time for my birthday!
The food was unsalted and unflavoured(I never add salt to any food!), I had high expectations of this restaurant as I absolutely love Colette and many other French restaurants.
The service: looks like they had less staff than they should. I asked for lemon to be added to my water which was brought to me after the meal was served. I asked for salt (as it was truly unflavoured) and I i was waiting for 5 minutes while my food was getting cold, the waitress went back and forth, looked like she simply forgot.
I did comment that the food is unsalted and the waitress said that that’s how their food is, they don’t add salt to anything. Really? 🤔
Oh! Did I mention that there was a hair in my food? 😩 horrible.
The manager was frazzled and didn’t have our table ready. We had to get his attention to get us seated and he said “how can I help you” instead of greeting us like we were bothering him. Not a great first impression.
The servers were good but not very well trained.
The food was fine, but for the price, not amazing
Usually outstanding service but sad to say last night the service was marginal. The restaurant was not busy and it took twenty minutes to get our drinks. Next our food came one at at a time meaning to say I got my good first then my husband got his next about five minutes later. Food was ok but we ordered a side and came at the end of the meal with no apology. Sad to say I will think twice about going back again I was quite dissatisfied.
Went La Societe for my birthday. Food was delicious and my daughter enjoyed her blueberry pancakes a lot. Everything went well until we went to the ladies washroom. It was stinky and my whole impression of the restaurant changed. The toilet paper was not in place and the washroom was dirty. The condition of the bathroom was deplorable which could reflect the cleanliness of the kitchen. I will not go back again even though I did enjoy the food. What a disappointment.
I used to love La Societe. Today's dining experience was so disappointing that I doubt I'll return. The service was awful (didn't know basic info about the menu), food was worse (lukewarm, stale), and the management offered too little too late. So sorry to have had this experience.
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