Bar Reyna

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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Mediterranean
This atmospheric restaurant, in a timeless two-storey Victorian house with a year-round back patio, was conceived by restaurant industry veteran Nicki Laborie.

Bar Reyna was designed as an energetic gathering place where the vibe, food and drinks intermix to create a wholly unique restaurant experience. Our menu features an eclectic mix of table snacks and larger plates that traverse the Mediterranean.

Half-Price Wine by the Glass Monday to Friday between 4-6 pm

Buck a Shuck Tuesdays from 4-6 pm and $2 each thereafter

Make It Reign Fridays & Saturdays - $5 rail drinks and Krombacher draft

Brunch & Bubbly Sundays - 1/2 price Villa Sandi bottles all-day

UNAPOLOGETIC DRAG BRUNCH every last Sunday of the month

Bar Reyna is available for private events and large groups. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

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vipJOannaTiffin
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was incredible ! Five stars!!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great and delicious meal! Loved the grilled cheese and salad (not too much dressing = perfect). The Arabic fries were to die for. Very reasonably priced as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Waited a bit too long in between courses

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KiraS
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place for lunch. Sharing with the rest of your party.

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MarianneR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Bar Reyna came recommended to us. We were a party of five being seated in the back area. Not impressed with the seating as it was far too hot and not an interesting surrounding.

The server did his best but the service was very slow.

The oysters were excellent and of great value. All the other dishes were overpriced for the size and not suitable for sharing at all. We left hungry.

We will not come back unless some drastic changes are being made.

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Mazen
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and good value. Though our server was new, he knew the menu and gave us a wonderful service. Highly recommended.

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MichelleL
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Already came to Bar Reyna two previous times, so I knew it’d be the perfect place to go and surprise my friend for her birthday. We came for brunch, and our server recommended the mimosas for drinks to start with - which were delicious! I had the Shakshuka and my two friends had the Crab Benedict. We nibbles on the Italian fries on the side, which are the best fries I’ve ever had (considering they’re cut super thin, which is my preference). We sat in the outdoor area (which has an open roof during summer), but this time it was sealed and had heaters all around, which made it very cozy. Overall, everyone enjoyed their time here!

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JustineR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience. Food was delicious! Would definitely recommend going during happy hour and trying the Lebanese tacos and halloumi. Wow!

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vipmarlo
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

It’s either freezing or uncomfortably hot.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner and waitress was superb

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jayne
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very impressed with this Yorkville find, good food and atmosphere

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vipelizabethn
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Had lunch there with a couple of girlfriends. The restaurant is super cosy, love the atmosphere. Lunch menu a little limited, but we loved what we had. Especially the chicken tacos.

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JillianN
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great. Will definitely visit again.

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LeahB
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Made us feel very special and we enjoyed ourselves.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Food was great but service need improvement. Took a while for hostess to acknowledge our existence. Then we’ve been asked to move from our seats because they needed our table for larger group of people....well nobody came. Definitely never coming back.

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vipSteve
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Will definitely return. Creative tasting menu with tapas to share. Interesting cocktails as well!

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KaitlynB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great spot with awesome character, amazing special cocktails and great brunch!

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vipdavidw
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

It was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Loved the patio vibe especially the decor and ambience. Service was great and food was good. Only thing was the ourdoor heating was directly hitting my head. Made it somewhat uncomfortable. But food was good and delicious.

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NikolasP
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! Had such a good experience. Yummy cocktails!!!

PB
PandaBear
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the speciality cocktails are a must try, especially the 5oz royal queen drink (I don't remember the exact name).
As for their food, you can't go wrong with any of the fries. Additionally, the short ribs are very much worth it!

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Margey
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Made reservations for a group of 4. Got there at 12:30pm and waited 30 mins for someone to ask us for our order. Host sat us at the front beside the large window and front door on a day that was -10 outside, so every time someone opened the door, the cold breeze would hit us. Apparently, there were no other tables to switch us to and upstairs was closed (bc it’s too much effort to serve only one table upstairs), so we sat at our table with our jackets on. After 1 hour of being there, we still didn’t get our food and by that time, all other tables had turned over and we were still sitting by the front door, when they could’ve moved us. Asked the manager where our food was and it took another 15 mins to receive it. Clearly, they never put our order in and didn’t even bother to check on our table. So we basically waited 1hr and 15 mins to get “Avocado Toast” and “French Toast”, a meal that takes 5 minutes to make.

Won’t be returning and will definitely not recommend our friends to come back or even try this place. Which is disappointing because I came here during the summer for Brunch and the meal/service/experience was much better, hence why I had made reservations again with a group of other friends. But never again. Should’ve taken a photo of the sad pouched egg that came with my meal and clearly lost its yolk during the rushed cooking process.

Bar Reyna
Responded on February 12, 2020

Hi, I am so sorry to read this. I have spoken to the manager on duty as there is no excuse for your experience. You absolutely should have been seated upstairs and I am so sorry the food took so long. I also understand that comping your bill was not enough to help ease the experience. Could you email me directly so we can see what else we can do to rectify this? We pride ourselves on offering the friendliest & best service so this is just as disappointing for us. Look forward to hearing from you

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The food was delicious and Love the decor but our service was not great. We had to wait a long time for our server to come and take our order, clear our plates,bring our bill and bring us our change.

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Chonze
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great drinks, great food. We tried 3 of the fries and they were all amazing. The lamb baklava was also a stand out.

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arianew
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Such great food and atmosphere. Would definitely suggest getting a table in the back of the restaurant

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BobK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is beautiful and convenient. Our server Cara was exceptional. Food was delicious.

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MiaMia
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Great food, good service. But the furniture could do with an upgrade. Also plates are too small, everyone's knife and fork kept sliding off the plate, which was a real nuisance.

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TaniaD
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Loved the heated back patio. Staff very accommodating.

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serge
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good, flavourful and shareable meal. Was great for a lunchtime bite before the museum visit. Will go again.

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ErikF
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere, loved the drag show. Will be back and fully recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Overall, it was a fine experience. The downside is that my friend and I ordered an entree, and were told (after the entree order) that we only had 20 minutes at the table left. Would have preferred to know that beforehand!

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vipCrystal
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience2

VERY NOISY. HARD TO HAVE A CONVERSATION.

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Emily
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food was amazing, service was okay, ambiance was AMAZING, such a beautiful spot

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MariaG
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food and service were decent but the seating in the back of the restaurant was either freezing cold or sweltering hot when the heaters were on above everyone’s head. Did not make for a comfortable dining experience.

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Pamela
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was one of the best meals I've had in a long time. I brought my BF here for their birthday dinner and we loved every bit of the meal. Our server was amazing at explaining the dishes, and we LOVED the lam shank baklava and shrimp tostadas. Will definitely be back!

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vipBillM
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still the “go to” spot in Yorkville for me, it has a fun atmosphere and great food for sharing. The patio is great...actually anywhere in the restaurant works. Good mix of Mediterranean food that is not junk food!

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KatieM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always takes my reservation request, top notch service, unique and cozy atmosphere. We ate entirely vegetarian to accommodate one of our guests and were pleased they offered so many delicious options.

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AnujaV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went on a Saturday night for drinks with a friend. We sat on the enclosed back patio, which was super warm and cozy, even in January. Drinks were great, if a bit pricey, and the service was lovely. The only thing was that our server told us it was last call at 11pm. Seems strange for a cocktail bar on a Saturday night, but the place had almost entirely emptied out by then.

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vipCrystal
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot! Highly recommended.

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KSMissy
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Reyna is a cosy and chic dining experience . Our server was wonderful and the food was really tasty!

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