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About Lula Lounge
Lula Lounge is Toronto's home to live salsa, Brazilian, world and jazz music featuring diverse local talent as well as concerts by international artists. Each weekend we offer a dinner and show package that includes a three course tropical fusion meal, a beginner dance lesson and great live music for your dancing pleasure.
Bring your friends for a fun night and don't miss out trying one of our famous Cuban mojitos!
Toronto, ON M6K 1T5
Fusion / Eclectic, Latin American, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Dinner hours during the week vary according to each event's schedule. Visit our website for door and show times.
Dinner and show packages every Friday and Saturday from 6:30 pm - 2:00 am.
Dundas and Dufferin
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
During the week, Lula offers a wide range of jazz, African, Brazilian, Indian, folk, soul / r&b, hip hop, reggae, and blues bands. Every week is a bit different, so please check out our website for the full schedule. Our famous salsa Fridays and Saturdays feature the very best in local talent often alongside international special guests.
Street parking is available on Dundas Street, it’s free after 9pm.
- A half block from Lula there is paid indoor parking beneath the ALTO apartments at 1544 Dundas St West & Sheridan: goo.gl/Gb4DMU
- There is also a Green P lot that is minutes away on Bonar Place (North of College just off Sheridan): goo.gl/MpHXF6
The 505 Dundas Street Car stops right in front of Lula. Or take the Dufferin bus south from the Dufferin subway station on the Bloor line.
Private Party Facilities:
Whether you are planning a birthday celebration, staff holiday bash, a retirement party, stagette or just a night on the town, we have the food, drinks and atmosphere to provide a fun and unique experience for all your guests.
Private Party Contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org: (866) 956-8439
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Available for private parties and special events.
Lula Lounge Ratings and Reviews
Great staff, 3 of us spent over $250, with only 2 alcoholic drinks.
Without food, there is a $15 per person cover charge. So that offsets it a bit. But the portions were small and a bit dry.
I’d go back to party, but not eat.
Most importantly, ask for the price of anything you are offered to eat or drink. Some things like Caipirinha is $11 and served in a small glass. NOT WORTH IT!!
I would never come back here. The venue itself was nice but the entertainment was awful. We came for the Krystal Voice who was supposed to be on from 9pm-1am. She didn’t come on till 10:30 and she sang lik 3 songs and left. I wish we got our 20$ entrance fee back because it was completely not worth it. False advertising beware of this place....
Charity event in pleasant surroundings. A very good dinner special Latin inspired as per this venues roots. They make a really tasty Classico Mojito. The waitress was a delight and after orders are taken they have staff to bus the food to your table which works best in this busy venue for food to arrive still hot from the kitchen.
We arrived at Lula and we were greeted by a couple of welcoming employees. Our waitress was nice, even though she made mistakes with a drink she was always friendly and willing to correct things promptly.
The food portions were huge with exception of the desserts. Food came quickly and it was delicious as well as nicely presented.
The salsa class gets everybody in the mood, but the place gets too crowded to be able to dance comfortably.
The live music was excellent but a bit too loud.
I would go again if they fix the problem with the sound and stay if there was more room to dance comfortably.
We Thank Lula Lounge and staff for helping us celebrate a wonderful anniversary. Thanks to the management team, service staff and everyone. We were blessed with two glass of Champagne to celebrate our special day which was unexpected and pleasant.
The food was wonderful and the music, venue, decor was impressive. Parking was convenient which made the whole night magical.
Thanks for your hospitality we enjoyed ourselves immensely!
Very good location for an energetic night out. The band, music, and dance instructor were really good and kept the crowd moving all night - even those not on the dance floor. On the weekends, this is more of a club than a restaurant, so come prepared to dance!
I moved to the GTA in 1997 and in 2005 made the unfortunate choice to leave. Came back to visit with a special someone to show her all that as out her all that southern Ontario has to offer and found this gem in a hotel tourist magazine. Needless to say we had a blast!!! Good food, great staff, dance lesson and great music. Perfect way to close out our vacation. Thank you Lula, until next time, carry on.
Lula Lounge is a nice venue. I've been a few times for live events. The service was courteous and prompt. I don't feel like the food was worth the value. Though my salmon was prepared nicely, it's not a satisfying portion for the price especially considering I spent an additional $20 for entry to the restaurant for the CD Release party that I was attending. The guacamole was clearly store bought and a very small portion for the price. The ambiance is nice, though it was very chilly inside initially. Requests to turn off the air conditioning and fans were granted, but then it was a little warm, so room temperature should be regulated somehow. Not a bad evening, overall though.
Our overall experience was excellent. I especially enjoyed the "Patsy Cline tribute" and the surprise "Glen Campbell" .
We arrived late (due to TIFF traffic) , but were ushered through the crowd at the rear of the club without incident.
The staff are friendly, professional, and always eager to help with suggestions, i.e. wine choice, and always making sure we have a supply of water at the table.
The entertainers were amazing. Being a Patsy and Glen C fan I thoroughly enjoyed every moment.
I will bring more friends the next time I visit Lula.
Thank you for a wonderful evening!
Lula Lounge is my favourite place to go to for great live music and really good food!
The sound technician does a fabulous job when the band is on stage - never too loud or unbalanced - key to a great performance.
The staff is wonderful - always there to see that everything is going okay.
Great ambiance - love it there!
Went for the music but ate some appetizers which were all very tasty - calamari, chicken wings and 3-dip "platter". And really good chocolate cake. Servings could be larger for the price but quality was good. I also appreciated that they called me to confirm the reservation. Thanks Open Table.
This was my second visit to Lula Lounge and was just as good as the first. The first visit was for a bachelorette. The staff was so friendly and accomodating and we really had so much fun dancing, listening to the live band and eating delicious food!
This time my partner and I went with another couple. The food was amazing (I had the marinated pork which melted in my mouth) and I love that it's a prix fixe menu! The cost includes an appetiser, main course and dessert, as well as the night's entertainment and cover. Plus, you get to keep your table once the music starts so you don't have to stand around the whole time and you have a safe place to stow your stuff.
There's also a salsa lesson included. I didn't enjoy it as much this time around because it was more about the steps then dancing with another person, and salsa must be danced as a duo. The teacher was very friendly and welcoming though.
My only qualm with this place is it's very loud. Between the big groups and the live band, don't expect to have much conversation at the dinner table. There is a sectioned off space at the front of the restaurant which may be quieter, but I haven't tested out the theory.
All-in-all, it was a lot of fun and it's a good choice if you don't feel like hopping from place to place all night. It's a one-stop-shop.
A word for the ladies: don't feel like you need a partner to have fun here. You can easily dance with your girlfriends and there are also lots of single guys prepared to ask for a dance (yes they ask!) and twirl you around the dancefloor. This happened to me a couple times and the guys were real gentlemen.
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