Cafe Landwer - University and Adelaide

4.6
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CAN$30 and under
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Breakfast
We’re Cafe Landwer. A fresh and innovative take on coffee and food. We serve specialty coffees, breakfast, lunch, dinner & dessert.
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N
Toronto
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Good was excellent. Service was slow. Music was loud

AZ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The grilled cheese (Halloumi) on sesame seed bread was delicious and the portion was generous.

R
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Went for breakfast late in the day and both ordered the same thing so not representative of what they offer in full. Pancakes were okay the rest with it was great, coffee was good, service and atmosphere were great

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

They ran out of red wine (?!?!)

E
9 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great! Serving was big. Our server was amazing!

LV
Toronto
39 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This venue is adorable! Large windows letting in lots of natural light, bright colours and feels so open! They also have patio! The portions are huge and so so tasty. I had the Sinia Kebab and I would get it again. The service was excellent! She understood the dilemma of trying to choose when everything sounds amazing. Definitely will go back!

A
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great service! Very friendly staff.

a
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Love Cafe Landwer for brunch but for dinner it was just okay. The food wasn't bad but it wasn't amazing (except for the hummus starter - that was fantastic) and our server was difficult to find when we wanted a water refill as well. I'll definitely be back for breakfast and brunch at some point but not for dinner again.

TC
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fabulous, as always. Pierre the Manager, always professional, courteous and a pleasure to be with!! Great way to spend a Friday evening in the summer

OT
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a good time and the service and the food were great.

F
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience2

This is a pretty good restaurant for breakfast or lunch but definitely not dinner.
The food was decent but not excellent by any means. I could not say that any of the many dishes were delicious. We had tabouleh, cauliflower, salmon, pizza, haloumi and more.
It was quiet so we could easily hear each other which was very lovely catching up with our friends.

BE
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, food quality, staff all was more than great, very happy with my experience!

CD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place great food . Highly recommend this place

BS
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall4food2service5ambience4

My wife and I were at the Cafe last Saturday night and we had a light supper. It was just fine, and, by the way, the service was superb.
However on Mother's Day, the previous Sunday, I was very disappointed. My order of Wiener Schnitzel was way-overdone; hard enough to make a couple of soles for my shoes. I didn't say anything, not wanting to spoil the pleasure of the ladies present at the table.
I hope next time I come, the quality of the food would be more to my expectations.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Definitely not a place to hold a conversation as the noise level was deafening. Food and service was good so would come again but not to converse with anyone.

g
Toronto
26 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

A justifiably popular downtown restaurant with reasonable prices for delicious and innovative food.

AD
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service, a great tine.

JJ
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I went to Cafe Landwer for dinner. The restaurant is bright and airy. Our server was friendly and gave us great recommendations. Our table ordered the roasted eggplant in tahini, schnitzel and the sinia kebab. The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. We ended our meal with the chocolate fondue which came with homemade marshmallows and strawberries. Perfect way to end the meal. It’s a great place to have a leisurely meal and catch up with friends. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to family and friends.

DS
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lots of variety to satisfy vegetarians and non-vegetarians, all very tasty. Service was friendly and efficient.

S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Cafe Landwer has great vibes. The food is amazing and the location is awesome. I've been in large groups and dined solo and the quality is always top notch! The service is consistently good -- would absolutely recommend!

J
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pretty good overall but very open and got seated right in the middle, would have rather had a little more privacy towards the side somewhere or even the window.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The service was lacking. The server keeps forgetting things for us, for example, when we asked for water refills and hot sauce both were forgotten at two different times. Food was fairly good.

R
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience5

I have been to this location twice now and find the food is average to below average. Maybe it’s the kind of place where you have to know what to order. Any specialities other than coffee?

C
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great atmosphere 👍🏼

TO
New York Area
269 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best schnitzel in town and fabulous Mediterrean choices.

d
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I was at Cafe Landwer in Israel and was excited to try one in Toronto. Perfect that they take reservations. Food was delicious

PC
12 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Lovely experience. We’ll be back!

K
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great place, close to the opera. Make wonderful Viennese schnitzel the way it should be. 😄Chairs could be a bit more comfortable.

L
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

It is a great place to eat as it has good variety for people with allergies, but it would be great if the restaurant could offer better quality options for their gluten free bread as it was heated inside a plastic bag, that made it feel like a soggy piece of white bread.
Service is fantastic.

F
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

This is my 4th visit to Landwer. Love the ambience. Everything is good except the tomato soup is too salty... The mango sorbet is perfect!

OT
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and service.

FG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great to find a restaurant with so many vegetarian options, and lovely food!

F
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great Ambience I had the Landwer Chicken schnitzel with couscous. The chicken was great the couscous was a little bit dry. Their service was good and the prices were just right!

B
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service at this restaurant was exceptional! The food was delicious! We 4 ladies were able to converse and hear each other easily! They were so accommodating! What an excellent choice!

PC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Relatively new establishment. Excellent service, not rushed. Bright interior.
My partner had their famous schnitzel which she found a bit dry, otherwise very tasty. I had the French Stew that I found flavorful and fulfilling. Carrot Cake was shared for dessert and was delicious. Washrooms needed attention as they were messy.

JL
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I've been here twice now and both times were amazing. Service is quick and friendly. Be sure to get the Nutella Latte (hot or cold) - it's the best drink I've ever had!

m
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food delicious & service professional and everyone smiles!

AG
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Just as great as the north location but without the hour wait

TO
New York Area
269 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great addition to the downtown scene. Great sandwiches and the schnitzel is amazing.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Will be ten times better once they get a liquor licence!