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Lula Lounge

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585 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Fusion / Eclectic
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  • Live Music
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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!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Fusion / Eclectic, Latin American, Continental
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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.
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Phone number
(416) 588-0307
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Randal Harrison
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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.
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Private party contact
info@lula.ca: (866) 956-8439
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Cross street
Dundas and Dufferin
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Parking details
Parking Details:
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
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Public transit
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.
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Entertainment
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.
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Special events & promotions
Available for private parties and special events.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Treat mom to a fun-filled morning or afternoon of Cuban music and dance and a special Mother's Day brunch buffet and a friendly dance lesson! The buffet will include a selection of breakfast and lunch items with a carving station and options to keep picky younger eaters happy too. 10:30am & 1:15pm

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 585 People Are Saying
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4.5
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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Service was very bad, had to wait for the server to show up on our table every 30 min and then disappear again! It was very very frustrating. everything else was good, but for $60 we expected way better service

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I love the music and the Atmosphere of the the lounge ! I just wished the food was better. The staff is amazing and helpful !

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Jazz Safari

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Food was terrific. Servers were pleasant & helpful. However, whether they were understaffed or kitchen was slow, the restaurant was not up to the volume of our pre- booked event.

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3.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Been there many times and food and service has always been good but this time food was good but service was terrible.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The atmosphere, food and service were outstanding. The server was attentive, pleasant and efficient.

I really enjoyed my meal. However, the menu is limiting and I found I was very limited in my choice. Adding a grilled chicken entre with vegetables or salad, may seem boring but many of us have dietary needs that always allow this as a go to.

My food was excellent in presentation, quality and taste. However, when paying $24 for an entre. I should not be hungry at the end of my meal. Bringing bread to the table and/or adding a few more vegetables would do the trick.

All that said thank you for an excellent evening.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Best calamari ever! Great food. Thanks. Great venue for a book launch!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great date night! The salsa instruction was light and fun. Id love to go back and I definitely reccomend to couples ranging in age from mid 20s to later 50s. It was a very nice atmosphere for everyone.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Except for the noise (it was so loud) everything was ok.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

My friends band was playing. Perfect venue!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The only best place to hear live Latin music and dancing

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The restaurant was nice and entertainment as well but the food wasn’t great

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

We went for the R&B night. Music was AMAZING! Staff provided excellent service. Food was very good. Drinks a bit pricey, but it was a great evening out! Planning on attending R&B vol 2 in November.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

WE HAD A GREAT EVENING AND ENJOYED THE MUSIC AND ENVIRONMENT.
FOOD WAS NOT GREAT. NEXT TIME WOULD JUST ORDER APPETIZERS

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Lula lounge was amazing. We loved the ambiance, the lights, the live music, the dancing, the food etc. I do think it was a little expensive, and expected more out of the salsa lesson, but all in all it was a great experience, and I'm sure we'll return at some point!

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Good music and ambiance, the food was poor and service could be better.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Wanted to listen to some live jazz music and Lula Lounge was one of the choices. Our last minute reservation meant we had a table near the back of the lounge, which turned out to be a perfect spot. We had an enjoyable prix fixe meal - delicious and ample - while listening to some great jazz. This was followed by a Salsa lesson and finally practicing what we learned to an 11 piece band. It was a really fun evening. Great place to go with friends.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Fantastic show!!! Delicious dinner!
Great service.
Thank you!

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4.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Our waiter, Zahara was fantastic and all the crew that work the Lula Lounge, always make their guests feel welcome and comfortable. Food and Ambiance great! Love the music at Lula!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

If your looking for entertainment and dancing this is the place. Food was very disappointment. No flavor and it seemed rushed.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

I came here with my husband for my 50th birthday and had so much fun. The salsa lesson was great and the bad was amazing! I had the best waiter Francisco who really made my night special...he went out of his way to make sure that I had everything I needed....if you go to Lula lounge I hope you are lucky enough to have Francisco!

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

I brought my date and hoped-for one day partner for an evening of jazz music; Lula Lounge exceeded expectations, the music and ambience were great, very romantic, we had a memorable evening. Service was great. We'll be back!

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4.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Great room. Good sight lines. Relaxed vibe. Great 'world music' venue with a latin flair.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

As always I had the best time. The food the band the people and the staff were amazing. I would and do recommend Lula to everyone

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

I already left a review on Google but it was great! The food (especially the calamari) could have been better but overall it was really nice! Great place to get together with friends for a night of dancing and fun!

It was quite the experience!

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4.0Dined on December 27, 2017

We were there for the music. We have gone to hear Gary Morgan with his Jazz Pan Americana for many years. The solid food & splendid service are a decided bonus. The renovations in progress great to see happening. New basement washrooms are great.

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1.0Dined on December 16, 2017

I was extremely disappointed for my birthday at Lula this year. What was once a place I loved and had a memorable birthday a few years back unfortunately did not hold the same weight this year.

From the confirmation that our reservation was able to be increased to more people, yet when we arrived, there wasn't enough room for even the original 8 people at the table they gave us.

We waiting for over an hour before our initial drink order arrived, and that was after we asked our server and another twice to bring them.

Half of my party had to stand at the bar and couldn't order food, because of the reservation mix up and not room to accommodate the extra people. Lula then proceeded to charge all of the non-eating people $15 cover charge, as if it was their fault they were starving and couldn't eat!!!

They changed the menu and no longer offered the two meals we had actually enjoyed the last time and come back for.

Further drinks were impossible to order from our serve because she was too busy to check in with us and/or took them but never brought them.

Overall, it made my birthday very uncomfortable and unenjoyably as I was worrying about my guests the whole time.

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5.0Dined on December 12, 2017

Great show! Loved the music!!!! Coming back every year for the Sinatra show.

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5.0Dined on November 29, 2017

This was my 2nd time listening to live music with a JazzFM group. Absolutely enjoyable experience!

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5.0Dined on November 19, 2017

Awesome food, great drinks! Jerked Chicken and a staff that aims to please. Lawd the bar can make a drink. The music of Kollage and the great Diane Braithwaite. There is a word....perfection. If you don’t go here you have missed the very best of Toronto and shame on you!

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4.0Dined on November 17, 2017

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!!

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1.0Dined on November 9, 2017

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....

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

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.

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4.0Dined on October 27, 2017

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.

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4.0Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent live jazz with some first rate performers.
Food is very good, but quite pricey.

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2017

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!

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3.0Dined on October 22, 2017

Food is edible, but that is about it. Atmosphere is excellent. Music/entertainment is excellent. Service is good.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Excellent place to have fun either if it's for a birthday, anniversary or just to hang out with friends.

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Dance class instructor...one of the worst classes we have ever attended. Instructor absolutely not good as a dancer or a teacher.. please consider getting a Latin instructor with some rhythm, good dance skills and personality.

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4.0Dined on October 12, 2017

This is a music venue, food is acceptable, service good. Go for the music you like.

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