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Alo Restaurant, Toronto, ON
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Alo Restaurant

CAN$51 and over
International
Alo is a contemporary French restaurant located atop a heritage building in downtown Toronto. Our cuisine is internationally inspired and celebrates the finest in seasonal ingredients paired with a genuine sense of welcome.
Alo was awarded one Michelin Star in 2022 and 2023.

For large party bookings and/or private events please contact us at info@alorestaurant.com

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.

Why we love it

Executive chef: Patrick Kriss

  • Award icon

    MICHELIN 1 Star

    2023

  • Award icon

    MICHELIN 1 Star

    2022

Alo is a Toronto essential adept at merging French and Asian flavors on blind multi-course tasting menus that could include rack of lamb with Thai curry or Koshihikari risotto with a porcini emulsion. Add a prime heritage building location, and it’s no wonder this ambitious go-getter landed a MICHELIN star.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    International, Contemporary Canadian, Canadian
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Phone number
    (416) 260-2222
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN 1 Star 2023
    2. MICHELIN 1 Star 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Entertainment District
  • Cross street
    Queen St. W and Spadina Ave
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Dining Room

    CA$225.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us in our dining room for a new tasting menu that features the best ingredients we can source. Our menu is internationally inspired and prepared using classic French technique. Please note that we are unable to accommodate vegan/vegetarian tasting menus, dairy/egg allergies, seafood allergies or aversion to raw meat/seafood. If there are any dietary concerns within your party, please reach out to info@alorestaurant.com at your earliest convenience before booking a reservation. The tasting menu is offered at $225 per guest and does not include beverages, service charge and tax. Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will be charged the full price of the tasting menu per guest.
    Dining Room Photo
  • Kitchen Counter

    CA$285.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Our Kitchen Counter features bar-style seating and faces our open kitchen for an engaging dining experience. The Kitchen Counter offers a blind multi-course tasting menu, including luxurious menu items and special courses from our Chefs. Please note that we are unable to accommodate vegan/vegetarian tasting menus, dairy allergies, seafood/shellfish allergies, or aversions to raw meat/seafood. Please reach out to info@alorestaurant.com at your earliest convenience before booking if your party has any dietary restrictions. The kitchen counter tasting menu is offered at $285 per guest and does not include beverages, gratuity or tax. Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will be charged the full price of the tasting menu per guest.
    Kitchen Counter Photo
  • Private Dining Room

    CA$295.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Alo's private dining room, equipped with its own bar and kitchen, offers a six-course tasting-menu for up to 14 guests. This unique dining experience begins with a cocktail reception featuring a glass of sparkling wine and a trio of canapés. The pricing for this experience is $295 per guest exclusive of beverages, HST & 20% service charge. Wine pairings are available for an additional $125 per guest. Our private dining room is also available to be booked for lunches. Please email us at info@alorestaurant.com for more information. **Please note that we are unable to accommodate most dietary restrictions. We recommend reaching out to us directly at info@alorestaurant.com before booking a reservation to discuss any dietary concerns.**
    Private Dining Room Photo

What 345 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on all time ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

345 Reviews
  1. MihaiN

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food in an excellent atmosphere and wonderful and attentive personnel.

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  2. TarrieP

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Reviewed on February 15, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    Words cannot explain how great this restaurant is. It is an amazing experience that is hard to compare to any other we've been to. This is truly one of the best restaurants in Toronto (if not the very best). I tried countless times to get into Alo, after all these attempts my wife was able to miraculously get us a booking to this restaurant for my birthday, and I am overjoyed we did. From the moment you get into Alo until the second you leave you are whisked away into a dining paradise. It is not just about the food it is the experience. You wouldn't suspect it entering Alo, but once you get upstairs the wonder begins. I wanted to wait a few months before reviewing this one to see if I felt the same way, and the feeling has not subsided. If ever, the time has made me appreciate Alo even more. As we go to other restaurants we leave them with a void, feeling like they have not done enough and inevitably comparing them to our experience at Alo. The service was absolutely tremendous. At no point did we have to wait for our needs to be taken care of. There was always multiple people there to pick up for each other. Every item we tasted was stupendous and topped what we have tasted in the past. The buttermilk bread was the softest, most delectable I have ever tasted. I particularly enjoyed our protein part of the dinner. The menu is ever evolving and ever changing so what you eat may not be the same as what but I doubt that you would be disappointed once you visit, everything is absolutely sumptuous. The price was quite reasonable for what you get and I would not be surprised if the rates increase given the incomparable quality of this restaurant. We can only compare Toronto to what we have been to and, so far, this is the best experience we have had in Toronto so far! Try your best to visit Alo as soon as possible!

    1 person found this helpful

  3. SnoopyGum

    Toronto

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Impeccable service and delicious food!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a good experience and the food was unique. They were able to accommodate all the food I can't eat and modified it for me as I was pregnant. Service was top notch and would recommend people to try as they always change their menu.

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  5. firsttimer

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for my boyfriend’s birthday. Was treated exceptionally well during confirmation of my reservation and throughout my visit. Each bite is full of flavour. The staff are attentive. The meal was absolutely amazing.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Way overhyped so it wasn’t as outstanding as I had expected. Was very good but not incredible. The service was the best part, although our table was late therefor we were told our drinks from the bar would be comped, but they charged us for them anyways, which was disappointing.

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  7. zimzim

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a wonderful experience at Alo. From choosing the colour of your napkin, to the outstanding service, to the food. Choose the wine pairings with your meal, it's worth every cent to experience new types of wines and their process.

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  8. henryh

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 28, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very unique combination of food. The restuarant and servers are the most attentive i ever seen. Definitely would recommend it to anyone for a special occasion.

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  9. Meeee

    Toronto

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Simply Perfection! Every dish was piece of art, unexpected and full of flavor!

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Exceptional food only paired with truly exceptional, friendly and personable service. I encourage everyone to try a special night out and try a truly enjoyable dining experience at alo.

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FAQs

Alo Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 345 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 12 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Alo Restaurant

163 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON M5V 2L6

Additional information

  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN 1 Star 2023
    2. MICHELIN 1 Star 2022
  • Cross street
    Queen St. W and Spadina Ave
  • Neighborhood
    Entertainment District
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Price
    CAN$51 and over
  • Cuisines
    International, Contemporary Canadian, Canadian
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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