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Located in Kensington Market, the cozy dining space features an earthy, palette of dark wood and moss. A picturesque, romantic back patio is naturally decorated with ivy. A front patio lets you enjoy the lively sights and sounds of the market.
All reservations have a 15 minute grace period. Please call us if you are arriving later than 15 minutes. Your table will be reserved for 1 hour 45 minutes for parties of 1-2; 2 hours for parties of 3-4; 2 hours 30 minutes for parties of 6 or more. If arriving late, we may not be able to extend your seating time if there are reservations scheduled after your allotted timeframe.
Please note, an 18% gratuity is automatically added to the bill for groups of 6 or more.
R&D is an urban casual restaurant in the heart of Toronto’s iconic Chinatown, headed by first-ever MasterChef Canada winner Eric Chong and his mentor, Michelin-starred restaurant owner Alvin Leung. The stylish interior reflects R&D's dualistic nature: open & abuzz with energy while preserving an intimate atmosphere.
At R&D, eastern dishes meet western style in the form of modern Chinese sharing plates, where classic ingredients are given a vanguard treatment.
Since 1999, Fresh has been Toronto’s original source for modern plant-based food. We offer a full line of raw, organic cold pressed juices, and craft cocktails made with local artisanal ingredients. For 20 years it’s been our mission to prove that a plant-based diet can be satisfying, energizing and crave-able. Our food is made daily, in-house, from whole, natural ingredients.
In an effort to keep our community safe, we ask guests stay home if they are feeling ill or present any symptoms of Covid-19 or any other communicable illnesses.
Thank you and we can't wait to see you!
- The Fresh Team
Beyond our tacos, come enjoy our selection of craft beers and large sun-lit patio in the walkable, funky and hip Kensington Market.
Our experiences range from the speakeasy-style Moonlight Lounge to our tropical dining room and our beautiful patio. Let us know your preferred space and we'll try our best to accomodate!
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- FKFionaKvipToronto / Ontario •18 reviews5.0Dined 2 days agoWonderful experience at R&D, food was amazing, cocktails were equally delicious and service was superb.More infoR&D Restaurant - Toronto$$$$• Contemporary Asian• Chinatown / Kensington Market•4.7
- AOAmosOToronto / Ontario •3 reviews4.0Dined 3 days agothe food was very good, the service was very good, the wine was very good. The noise was too high up to the level that conduct a discussion was difficult.More infoGrey Gardens$$$$• Contemporary American• Chinatown / Kensington Market•4.8
- AMAnnetteMToronto / Ontario •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023It was a great experience - had not been out for a while and the decor is great. Food was tasty, not extremely inventive, but good, solid Italian fare, we had a great evening! Even our 14 year old daughter who does not like to go out. She says it was the food that made her happy!More infoTerroni Adelaide$$$$• Italian• Financial District•4.4
- OTOpenTable DinerSan Francisco Bay Area •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023It was my moms 50th birthday and wanted the evening to be special. When we got there our seat wasn’t ideal.. so I had asked the hostess if it was possible to have a table with a view seeing as it was my mom’s special day! After two attempts she got us an amazing table with the view of the CN Tower. Couldn’t have been any happier with her willingness to help. The waitress we had was equally amazing; friendly, informative and even gave my mom a birthday dessert! The price was pretty decent considering we dined with 4 people and spent close to $300 including tip. Honestly thought I’d be spending more. Overall, I’ll be back :)More infoKŌST$$$$• Californian• Entertainment District•4.5
- JPJillPToronto / Ontario •3 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023The food at the AGO Bistro is always very fresh and beautifully prepared. The wait staff are excellent. Thank you for a wonderful New Year’s Day Big Brunch that was absolutely delicious and left us feeling very satisfied but not stuffed. We really appreciate the thoughtfulness that goes into your cuisine.More infoAGO Bistro$$$$• Comfort Food• Financial District•4.4
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