Almond Butterfly Bistro

4.6
188 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Canadian
Almond Butterfly Bistro is open for indoor dining!
Since 2011, we've been specializing in offering our guests delicious savory fare, in a fun, and vibrant atmosphere. From our signature all-day brunch, burgers, fish'n chips, coffee, cocktails, and more, to our bakery counter loaded with yummy cookies and treats, we've got your taste buds covered. Come feel the vibe! Book your table now (weekends and holidays fill up fast). See you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 188 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Northern MI
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire menu was gluten free and it was one of the best meals I’ve had in Toronto!! If I could give this restaurant 10 stars, I would!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on January 8, 2022

Thanks so much! We really appreciate the amazing review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!! (end of January when dining opens up, hopefully!)

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SaraH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Cajun home fries…drool YUM! And the almond milk lattes are just soothing for the soul!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on January 8, 2022

Thanks so much, Sarah!! We really appreciate it! 💗

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Food was not tasty at all. Everything was very very dry and tasteless. Not worth it. Coffee was not good either. Photo looks good but we were very disappointed with the quality. Pancakes and toast were also so dense and very dry. Not tasty at all. My girlfriend and I were very disappointed:(

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on January 2, 2022

Hello, we are so sorry you had a negative experience at our restaurant! If there is an issue, we always encourage our guests to notify their server during the quality check so that we can do everything in our power to make it right. Sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal.

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JoyC
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

All around great dining experience

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on January 2, 2022

Thanks so much, JoyC! Please visit us again soon, so that we can work on earning that extra star! 🙂

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Charlie
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and exceptional service! Highly recommend

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on January 2, 2022

Thanks so much, Charlie!! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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RachelL
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had the perfect amount of variety for my partially gluten-free and vegan group, and the quality and portions left everyone satisfied. Cocktails were also amazing!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 30, 2021

Thanks so much for dining with us, Rachel, and the five-star review!! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon! 🧡

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LilianaD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They are simply the best gluten free bistro in the city.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 23, 2021

Thanks so much, Liliana! We really appreciate it! 🧡

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lmnnnn
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing! For a gluten free restaurant the food is all AMAZING. Highly recommend the onion rings. Yum!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 23, 2021

Thanks so much, Imnnn! We really appreciate the review, and hope to see you again soon! 🧡

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SamiChaz
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food was usual! Love it here and love that it is all gluten-free since I have celiac disease!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 16, 2021

Thanks for dining with us, Sami! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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RJAY
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Really great place for diners with dietary restrictions.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 16, 2021

Thanks so much for joining us, Rjay! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon!

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SiennaJ
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The Almond Butterfly Bistro is so picturesque! I loved the vibe and the energy of the space. The service was very fast and the food was great. We especially loved the mimosas and the Cajun home fries. Would definitely go again!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 16, 2021

Thanks so much, Sienna! We really appreciate you dining with us, and hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No issues at all. I got seated right away and the server was quick and super attentive. The food was delicious and the ambiance was great - lively, so nicely decorated. I enjoyed my meal there today.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 16, 2021

Thanks for dining with us! Come back and visit us soon! 🙂

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Brit
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a party of six celebrating two birthdays and everyone agreed they would like to return to repeat our excellent dining experience.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 10, 2021

Hi Brit, thanks so much for celebrating with us! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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SandraF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am not gluten free but the vegan breakfast was lovely and the vegan bagel was great. My gluten free friend was in heaven and the cafe is really cute.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 1, 2021

Thanks so much, Sandra! We're so happy you chose to dine with us, and look forward to seeing you again soon! 🙂

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Allison
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Almond Butterfly always has the best service - highly recommend!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 1, 2021

Thanks so much, Allison! We strive to provide the highest level of service, at all times. Thanks again for dining with us, and we hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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vipSpragette
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and good service.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 1, 2021

Thanks so much for dining with us, Spragette! We're happy you enjoyed the experience, and hope to see you again soon!

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BebsabeD
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We booked a late brunch and we had an excellent experience. Four women having fun with mimosas and eating delicious breakfast at 2 pm. We took awesome pictures because the restaurant is very cute and the decoration is full of pastel colors and butterflies and neon signs that enhance the experience. I hade a salmon bagel and it was perfect. The desserts are awesome as well.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 1, 2021

Thanks so much, Bebsabe! We really appreciate you choosing to dine with us. Your review made our day! Glad you had a great time, and we can't wait to see you again soon! 🙂

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vipAlexG
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome gluten free. Best breakfast of the year.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on December 1, 2021

Thanks so much, Alex!! We really appreciate it! 🙂

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SaraC
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little spot for brunch in the city, many options on the menu to cater to various dietary restrictions. The ambiance and decor is super cute.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks for dining with us, Sara! We really appreciate it, and hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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BrendaS
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was great and the service was as well. We got to eat outside which was a bonus because it was a beautiful day!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks, Brenda! We were definitely blessed with a gorgeous day! Please come join us again in our dining room. We hope to see you again soon! 🙂

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NicoleD
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service started out very great and then our server abandoned us - no check-in on us during our meal (which would have led to us ordering more drinks/food) and after I ordered a simple sandwich type item to go after finally flagging the server down, no update on the status of that take-out order. I had to chase the server down again for an update after a very long wait and then had to wait even longer (was the order not placed??) after being just simply told that they were very busy. This was a miss for me. I'm usually a loyal regular and was introducing a friend to the place at this visit, so it was unfortunate on many levels. Although I would recommend this place, it would now be with some warning on the care of the service.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Hi Nicole, thanks for joining us. We apologize for any inattentiveness you received from your server; we've taken it upon ourselves to use your feedback as a training tool, as we ramp up our service level to accommodate higher volumes. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon. 🙂

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food and value. The service was lovely. Love the ambience of the place! Our food was served in what felt like record time after ordering. I’m gluten and dairy intolerant so it was wonderful to experience a brunch where I didn’t feel like I was missing out - my partner LOVED it and he has no dietary restrictions. All around an excellent experience and can’t wait to try other dishes. Love this place!!!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks so much for the awesome feedback!! We really appreciate it! 🙂

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EMCN
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Went there for brunch with several friends. Very busy. The takeout line was at the front area so it is quite crowded as you try to go in for your reservations. Food was good. I got the stacked pancakes. My friends got the farmers breakfast. Their sausages looked over cooked and so were their fries / potatoes. The server also kept bringing us the wrong order several times. But all in all our group had a lovely time. Decor is cute. Since it’s post-pandemic lock down I think most restaurants are still re-adjusting to busy crowds with new staff so I would give this place another shot. Not bad, not great, but given circumstances this place would probably be quite good once their staff gets settled in.

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vipLesleyH
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Charming and attentive server.

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KimberleyBell
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely outstanding food! Such a comfort for celiacs to be able to eat safely. The service is equally wonderful.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks so much, Kimberley! We hope to see you again soon! 🙂🧡

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StephanieS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and portions were huge!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks so much, Stephanie! We can't have anyone going home hungry, now, can we? 😀 So happy you enjoyed everything, and we hope to see you again soon!

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KatyB
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place! It’s one of the few restaurants that a family with a celiac kid and a non-celiac kid can eat with everyone living their food

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

This restaurant has delicious food and lovely decor. It should decide whether it wants to do dinner service, as right now it’s half committed, by closing the kitchen at 8 and the restaurant at 9. This results in a pretty dead atmosphere. If it wants to do dinner, it should fully commit by staying open later and drawing a bigger crowd.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Thanks for the feedback! Our kitchen is now open until 8:30pm Sun-Thurs. Our restaurant is open until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays. 🙂

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, very busy but the service was great and the food delicious!

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kajev
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The aesthetic of the place was very pleasing on the eyes. The food was good and the servers were great.

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VanessaA
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Almond Butterfly continues to be our favourite go-to restaurant. It never fails to deliver great food, a warm, welcoming and fun atmosphere and wonderful service. Our daughter is celiac so the dedicated gluten free kitchen helps put our mind at ease so we can just relax and enjoy ourselves. We have tried practically everything on the menu and it is all delicious...you would never know it is gluten free! Whether you feel like indulging in pub fare or sticking to healthier options you will not be disappointed. Oh and the desserts...they are out of this world. I have about five favourites! We beg you to open an Almond Butterfly in the East end! 😁👍🏻 Oh and I should mention that Covid protocols are in place and we felt perfectly safe dining in.

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BrettT
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve loved every experience I’ve ever had at HF Cider. The owner, and the whole team, always blow me away. The food is delicious and cider options are fantastic!

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on November 18, 2021

Hi Brett, we totally agree!! Her Father's Cider on Harbord Street is awesome, and definitely one of our go-to spots.. *love* their burger. Of course, we're not HF Cider, but our burger is pretty awesome too!! 😄 (if we do say so ourselves)

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JenniferP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was lovely

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving brunch with the family. First time here, everyone loved it. Will be back :-)

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CoralieD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice spot on Dundas West. They serve great food. Good place to catch up with friends.

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Sandy
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food
Healthy
Great selection and options
Cool vibe

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RJH10
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and overall experience! The staff was extremely friendly and the food was exceptional. Great prices as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

Food was very oily not very tasty at all

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vipCraigM
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was good but service was slow and inattentive.

Almond Butterfly Bistro
Responded on October 5, 2021

Hi Craig, thanks for dining with us. We're doing our best ramping up our service staff, and will constructively use your feedback as a training tool. Thanks! 🙂

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food & drinks, nice little curbside patio.

FAQs

Almond Butterfly Bistro does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Almond Butterfly Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 862-2030.

Almond Butterfly Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 188 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.