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Lee, Toronto, ON

Lee

4.7
4.7
4168 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
Global, International
Balancing the epicurean traditions of Southeast Asia with the classical techniques of French cuisines, Chef Lee improvises a daring and original culinary aesthetic. As Susur Lee’s brand-new flagship location, Lee offers a menu inspired by refreshing bright flavors and the spices of Southeast Asia in a family style setting.

Our maximum party size for online reservations is 8.

Reservations will be limited to 2 hrs for parties of 2 to 4, and 2.5hrs for 5/6.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 67 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Global, International, Southeast Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (416) 504-7867
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Owned/operated by
    Asian and Pacific Islander
  • Executive chef
    Susur Lee
  • Catering
    For all catering inquiries please contact events@susur.com
  • Private party facilities
    Our venue can accommodate anywhere from 8 to 250 guests and was designed to host business meetings, weddings, birthdays, receptions or any special occasions.
  • Private party contact
    Lee Restaurant: (416) 504-7867
  • Neighborhood
    King West
  • Cross street
    Richmond & Augusta
  • Parking details
    For the best parking in the area, please visit: https://toronto.bestparking.com/?ParkingType=daily&VehicleType=Regular&ParkingMode=Lots&zoom=16&lat=43.644133&lng=-79.400392&address=601%20King%20St.%20W&location_area=address_map
  • Public transit
    Richmond & Augusta
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 4,168 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto / Ontario

    Global, International

4,168 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the most memorable meals we've had to date! The Singapore Slaw was as delicious as it was artistic. Tofu tacos were shockingly good and scallops with lobster bisque was out of this world.

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  2. MattW

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The atmosphere fealt very disorganized and rushed. The food was great

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  3. JenH

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An excellent dining experience! This was our second visit because we were so impressed with the first a couple of months ago. The impressive service began when we were escorted to our reserved table, but realizing that we may have been a little cramped, (family of 4 with son and hubby both over 6 ft) the Maitre’d asked us to choose a table we preferred. We didn’t have to ask. The excellent service continued with our sever Connor and the other attendants who brought drinks and dishes to our table; cleared and changed our dinnerware and wiped the table after each course. I couldn’t remember all the names but they were fantastic. Special shout out to Jessica who was our server during our first visit. She made excellent menu recommendations and was a big influence in our desire to return to Lee’s. And last but not least, speaking of the menu……..absolutely delectable! We’ve decided that we’ll keep returning until we’ve tried every choice on the menu. And then start over! But the slaw and the cheeseburger spring rolls will have to be staples. They’re signature dishes for a reason. Love the fact that the dishes are made for sharing - and the price points are very reasonable. Allows for variety. The ambience was lovely. Music was tasteful and audible but not overbearing. We were able to have a conversation without difficulty hearing one another. With all things taken into consideration, Lee’s is not cheap, but you definitely get better value in comparison to some other neighboring restaurants. The prices are still very reasonable and worth every penny. All in all, dinner at Lee’s was a wonderful dining experience across the board! I would highly recommend it!

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  4. Momof3

    Vancouver

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was on point. Amazing, unique food, top notch service, inviting yet stylish ambience. A 10/10!

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  5. FrankieB

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This way our first time at the new location. This location has taken a very modern twist while still keeping the exponential food, taste drinks, and great overall atmosphere. The lighting has improved, and the noise level (while still energetic) was not as over whelming as the old location. I’m excited to see the vibe in the summer season. We will be back :)

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  6. Justin

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was incredible and the service was the best I’ve had in a long time. Gray was an awesome server who gave good drink and food suggestions and made sure we had a good experience.

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  7. PaulV

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We loved dining at Lee. Food, service, ambiance: all were exceptional. One of our favourite dining experiences in Toronto.

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  8. TroyM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Top notch food and service. The Signature Slaw is a must!

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  9. JudyE

    San Francisco

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Daily specials are delicious!! Must always get the signature slaw!! Had the cheeseburger egg roll wrap for the first time and was amazed. Love the cocktails!! Great attention to detail. Different vibe than original restaurant. Definitely worth going back!!

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  10. EddieL

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    tasting menu is a great sample of the menu. its expensive, however a nice treat.

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  11. JustinT

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic experience 😁 The signature salad lived up to the hype!

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  12. MariA

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and service! This was our second visit and we still want to try so many more dishes

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  13. PaulS

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Fantastic food and unbelievable service. Thank you.

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  14. anitaj

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Prices went up compared to the past. Cute décor. Need more wine by glass selection

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  15. Janis

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great new location. Better spacing between tables. The staff were all very polite and knowledgeable.

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  16. MichaelT

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice atmosphere, service and food. Would recommend for a cozy date night

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  17. Mike

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Unbelievably good experience here. The food was amazing, service was amazing, and the ambiance of the whole restaurant was just perfect. Not so loud that you can’t hear the person beside you, and not so quiet that you can hear the next table. This is “overall” the best restaurant I’ve been to in Toronto. And order the slaw, it’s worth it!

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I disappointing experience from when I first came when they opened. The Gyoza was over fried. Aziz, the cheeseburger things. The slaw was great. The supervisor waitress. A shorter black girl was pushy. I found and not welcoming. The waiters instead of being actors actresses, that animated talked about the Singapore slower very difficult to understand and a heavy Indian accent. They were very pleasant but clearly there's no point in describing the things when you can't understand what they're saying because it's so loud and they are talking in heavy accents. I'll be back but not soon.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The waitress was excellent and knew ahead of time we don’t eat red meat based on my open table profile and her service was par excellence

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  20. rayo

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    This is signature Lee - all the greatest hits are on the menu. I found the signature slaw to be sweeter than I remember. Still amazing balance of textures and crunch and colours etc, but perhaps a bit overdressed. Rack of lamb was OK... it was served rare which is OK.. but I saw other tables with it served medium rare and that would have been my preference (I was not asked, nor was the other table). On the side was a cauliflower and broccoli creation with cheese - it was underseasoned and overcooked. The onion bhaji garnish I suspect was cooked earlier and reheated -- it was quite difficult to chew and disappointing as I love crispy fried onions but they have to be done a la minute. Service was good, satays were delicious, the black sesame creme brulee was unexpectedly tasty and the black cod was excellent, but served with an unidentified side veg.. was it a turnip? Could not make out what it was, but it had a cloying / sticky mouth feel and did not really elevate the cod. Overall it was good, with some highs and some mediums, no lows. Interior design was unique, front of house was engaging and welcoming.

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  21. Kelly

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Tables are too close together so very little privacy. Very loud with music. Servers did not speak English very well!

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and menu knowledge, food presentation and quality, and ambience.

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  23. Scientistguy

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time at Lee... love the new location. Can't wait for summer to enjoy the patio.

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  24. ClaireR

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Impeccable food, service and atmosphere. We had a great time.

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  25. Foodie

    London

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience, a bit expensive but great food and drinks

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  26. Karkoura

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall great food and ambience. Would recommend going!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Grey was fantastic. I really appreciated Grey’s attention to our table and suggestions which, were wonderful. We will defiantly be back .

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  28. KyleBrugz

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our third visit, bringing our two friends. The food and service at Lee's is always superb. The knowledge from the staff around the dishes, ingredients and drinks is always fun to experience. I love the signature dishes, slaw, cheese burger spring rolls and the French tongs are all must haves, whenever we dine into Lee's Restaurant.

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  29. JohnH

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I love the service and physical space. Top notch. There was a LOT of sugar in all the dishes. They were interesting, but were overwhelmed by sweetness. The paratha with spinach and feta was freezer burned. We had saved for a while to come here. Perhaps expectations were to high. I had the best Manhattan I have had in a while there. The bartending staff is definitely on point.

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  30. djjj

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great, servers were amazing, food is pricey but great, but idk you guys might want to retrain the hostesses at the entrance. There was 5 of them there when we walked in, no one acknowledge us or said hello or said we’ll be with you in a minute (1 of the 5 was helping 1 other person so not sure why the other 4 of them are just standing there). Same thing at the exit, no goodbye or thank you for coming. Very unpleasant since it’s the first and last impression.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and ambiance, but the servers were awful. They told our table about 5+ times that our reservation was only 2 hours. They rushed us and asked us if we wanted dessert 40 minutes before our time was up to get us going. When our time was “up” there were lots of empty tables and nobody was waiting for our table. Was super disappointed in the experience. Lee has been a go-to for our friends, but will definitely reconsider going there from now on.

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  32. Archana

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thank you chef for a memorable dinner. This is my second time this week.

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  33. BiPa

    Toronto

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Susur is one of a kind. Always fantastic. Will return soon

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  34. Cheri

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great time, sat at the bar. Great vibes and super attentive staff

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  35. AkSahani

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, amazing service, and great ambience. Can never go wrong with all of those 3! Highly recommend checking out Lee

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  36. YuliaM

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Panacota desert is a désastre. Black code dish - misleading name for the small piece of white fish laying on some black spot of cocked vegies. The best dish is a 40 ingredients salad, but then the waiter comes and mixes the salad for you breathing I to salad and talking at the same time explaining what layer of vegetables is there. Personally I don’t want anyone to talk just above my dish and mixing it for me. Then another waiter came and moved whatever was left on the plate to the smaller plate while I was talking to my friend ruining the presentation of that poor salad completely. We ended up paying 220$ for 3 not very big dishes+ desert, no drinks. Very disappointed

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  37. PavelS

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing. Really unique flavours and all the dishes we ordered were delicious. The service was fantastic. Got our food very fast and the staff were very nice and attentive. Best restaurant in Toronto.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, awesome decor, unbelievable acoustics, great experience

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We are big fans of Susar, as food / service has always been outstanding you add the great ambience with this new location , and it becomes a must and foodie fav for locals , out of town guests or those that wish to have a great night out

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  40. Donzie

    Toronto

    75 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, amazing ambiance! The portion size is pretty generous and enjoyed every bite! Going to crave the incredible Signature Singapore Style Slaw and the Cheeseburger Spring Roll was incredible! Loved it and will be back!!

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Lee using the Order Online button. Lee also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Lee also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 504-7867.

Lee is rated 4.7 stars by 4168 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 67 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Lee

497 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1M5

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Richmond & Augusta
  • Neighborhood
    King West
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    Global, International, Southeast Asian, Fusion / Eclectic
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    For the best parking in the area, please visit: https://toronto.bestparking.com/?ParkingType=daily&VehicleType=Regular&ParkingMode=Lots&zoom=16&lat=43.644133&lng=-79.400392&address=601%20King%20St.%20W&location_area=address_map
  • Public transit
    Richmond & Augusta
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Asian and Pacific Islander
  • Executive chef
    Susur Lee
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (416) 504-7867
  • Catering
    For all catering inquiries please contact events@susur.com
  • Private party facilities
    Our venue can accommodate anywhere from 8 to 250 guests and was designed to host business meetings, weddings, birthdays, receptions or any special occasions.
  • Private party contact
    Lee Restaurant: (416) 504-7867
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