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About Lee

LEE is an exciting, vibrant urban destination. Crafted by Chef Susur Lee and his dedicated kitchen staff, the menu at LEE is an exciting culinary experience where guests are invited to share and sample a wide variety of smaller dishes. Visitors can expect rapid and professional service with a wine list of approximately 50 eclectically sourced wines providing the versatility needed to compliment the diversity of the dishes.

601 KING ST WEST
Toronto, ON M5V 1M5
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Global, International, Southeast Asian, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Thursday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:30

Cross Street:
KING & PORTLAND

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 504-7867

Website:
http://www.susur.com/lee

Parking Details:
There is street parking after 6 pm & numerous public pay lots in the area. 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:
Street car stop: King & Bathurst or King & Portland

Executive Chef:
Susur Lee

Additional:
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Lee Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (94)
Special Occasion (88)
Good for a Date (73)
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Fit for Foodies (65)
Good for Birthdays (55)
Good for Anniversaries (55)
Romantic (47)
Hot Spot (45)
Fun (42)
Tasting Menu (41)
Handcrafted Cocktails (38)
Business Meals (37)
Worth the Drive (36)
Authentic (34)
Good for Groups (32)
Tapas (30)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Good Vegetarian Options (25)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
People Watching (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Cozy (16)
Local Ingredients (16)
Bar Seating (14)
Casual (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Healthy (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Spicy (10)
Comfort Food (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Paleo Friendly (7)
Vegan (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Organic (5)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Music (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined 2 days ago

The food is absolutely delicious! Asian influences yet so much more. The portions were bigger than I expected. Lovely ambience, the place seems to glow. Very cozy on a winter evening. And the food!!
This would be a great place to go for a Special Occasion but why wait. Go everyday if you can. It’s worth it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was great. I really didn’t like the wine they brought me and the waiter went back and asked the chef what he would recommend based on the reason why I didn’t like the wine. The food with timely and delicious. We followed the waiter’s suggestion of the slaw + 2 dishes and I’m so glad we did because we were full by the end of 3 dishes. Every dish is very unique here. We got the slaw, poached lobster and shrimp ravioli, and cheeseburger spring rolls. I can’t wait to come here again and try their other dishes!

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 (Toronto)·Dined 3 days ago

The food is consistently prepared and delicious. More importantly, the service is always top-notch!

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·Dined 4 days ago

Trendy place with a good decor. The food was very good and different which I liked. Glad we went to see what all the fuss is about. A bit overpriced in my opinion for what it is. The seating is way too close to one another. I was uncomfortable having a private conversation because we were SO close to the next table.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Always love Lee

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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food and great service. The team did a great job with our gluten and dairy allergies. The food was unique and exceptionally good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

This is my second time going here and Im really glad that I wasn't disappointed at all. Everything was wonderful.

Tags: Hot Spot, Cozy, Late-night Find, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Casual, Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was amazing! Great intimate setting, service, cocktails and food. Perfect for special occasions!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Always the best in Toronto. Always a pleasure to go back and have some high quality dishes. Chef Lee was there, and we had the pleasure to talk to him.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 7 days ago

Lee is a perennial favourite and my go to for business dinners and special occasions. Delicious cocktails and food, attentive service, sinful desserts. Everything you could ask for in a good restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Birthday dinner with amazing food and great service

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·Dined on December 6, 2017

My partner and I are foodies and love Susur Lee so it was a treat to go to his restaurantto celebrate a birthday. We had the tasting menu for two, which is 8 delicious 'surprise' courses and a cart special drink. The service was perfect. Our waiter, Sam, was really professional and great. The food was really fancy and amazing. Lots of things I've never tried before and the plating was beautiful.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

We got the chef’s sample and everything was excellent! The staff was very nice, knowledgeable and informative. Overall a great meal and a great dining experience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 5, 2017

A bit too noisy due to holiday parties. Otherwise great consistency in food - delicious and memorable.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Pork ribs were dry. Chunks of dry un-chewable beef in beer taco. The slaw was amazing! Service was amazing!

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing food as always, went twice and the food was of high quality. The amalgamation of so many flavors is out of this world. Keep up the good work guys!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

You cant go wrong with anything on their menu. The cuisine and service are to die for!

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was amazing as usual! Tried the shrimp dish and it was absolutely amazing!

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Outstanding food-always go to Lee when I am in Toronto-

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I had my hopes up as it looked like a great place and I have visited once before during winterlicious and it wasn’t bad. Our server had attitude, huge waits to get our food, bill and drinks. Worst of all our so called top chef Winning dish was not that great. A lack of mouth watering flavours. But hey maybe that’s bc all our meals arrived cold..... yuck!!!

Guess I’m not recommending this place ever

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 (London)·Dined on November 28, 2017

This place never fails to deliver!

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 (Saskatoon)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Excellent service and one of the best meals I have ever had.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

This was our second time at Lee and, just like the first time, we were not disappointed! The food is incredible! We had the Singapore Slaw (a dish they are famous for) again and this time tried the Luckee Shrimp and the Slow Braised beef. It was outstanding! Service is always great too. Very knowledgeable staff and they always make great recommendations. For a party of two, ordering three sharing plates is more then enough!!! We will be back!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Slaw was amazing as always. Service was surprisingly off. Had first two courses immediately and on top of each other - very rushed. Then waited 30 minutes for 3rd and after another 45 offered to pay (for all courses) so we could leave. Server insisted on sending to go even though we explained we were in a hotel. Check came with no acknowledgement of issues. Chalking it up to a rough night as usually Lee is one of my favorite Toronto restaurants.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I have been 5 times, lucky me
Never disappointed
My friends were there for the first time and loved the experience
Thanks

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My wife and I went to Lee to celebrate our birthdays. We decided to go for the special tasting menu which included 6 courses for $95/person. Overall, the food was good but was not worth the price tag. Service was very attentive and very helpful.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always great food but this time the server was quite robotic and harsh

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 22, 2017

As always the food was amazing. Susur was gracious and a real delight to speak to and the drinks and wine were wonderful. Our waitress had very bad timing and was awkward but it could have been a newness factor. That 19 ingredient salad is ridiculous (ridiculously good) and I️ might be addicted to the Cheung Fun. I’m looking for a help group as we speak.

Tags: People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 22, 2017

We had a really good meal on Tuesday Nov 20th. The Singapore Slaw was really well balanced and a good starter for the meal. We also had the grilled octopus and the Top Chef Curry Chicken - both were really good. We had the "Tong Yuen" dish for dessert, a really smart spin on a traditional Chinese dessert. The service was great, our server Sam was very attentive and genuine. The only one thing if I need to be picky is that our wine (a sav. Blanc and a Pinot noir were just ok. For $21 / glass I expected to be better. Overall it was a great meal.

Tags: People Watching, Seasonal, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Fantastic culinary experience

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The waitress was lovely and the dining experience was great overall. However, my only complaint are the hostesses. No hello when I walked in, no smile. One actually looked angry. Upon leaving, same thing. No goodbye, no thank you for coming, etc. Each time there were no other customers around them, so they weren't busy.

Hostesses play a very important part of the whole restaurant experience. They're the first people we see and the last. Unfortunately they left a bad taste in my mouth and I won't rush back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Lee is always a good time! The food is consistently delicious and the slaw is hands down the best dish in Toronto - must go more often!! Highly recommend

Tags: Business Meals, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It was perfect.

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 18, 2017

It used to be better.
The server didn’t know the answers to questions I asked and the tables are so close that you have no choice but to get your neighbours.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great food! My wife and I had the Singaporean-Style Slaw, Cheese Burger Spring Roll and the “Luckee” Shrimp Cheung Fun. They all were 10/10 dishes. Service was perfect as well. Our favourite restaurant in Toronto!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Always great ambiance and amazing food journeys. Service is one of the best in Toronto!

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Outstanding service and excellent quality and interesting food. Would definitely visit again

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Tapas, Spicy
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Food is excellent- service great - tables a little too close together

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 (Saskatoon)·Dined on November 16, 2017

It didn’t have the same level of ambiance, service and polish as the other Susur Lee restaurants. It was disappointing.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 14, 2017

There are only a few vegan items on the menu, but the staff was helpful and informed and what I did eat was UNFORGETTABLE. I highly, highly recommend the crispy tofu. Oh, and the cocktails were divine - do not skip cocktails!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Vegan, Special Occasion
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