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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Neighborhood bistro with seasonal, contemporary French-Canadian inspired menus.

In addition to regular a la carte menu, we offer 3 and 5 course 'Trust The Chef' menus with optional wine pairings and 5 course Family-style dinner menu.

Join us Tuesdays to Saturdays between 5-7pm for buck-a-shuck oysters, $10 cocktails, $10 wines by the glass and $5 local craft beers.

Every Tuesday is buck-a-shuck oysters night at Core, Wednesdays free corkage and Thursdays 1/2 priced bottles of wine.

Core opens Tuesday to Saturday 5pm-10pm (last seating) for dinner, and the Bar opens till late.

Private events are available 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
For Catering inquiries, please email

For groups larger than 6 or any inquiries, please contact the restaurant by email us at or call us at 416-519-8101.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Canadian, Contemporary Canadian, Bistro
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Hours of operation
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(416) 519-8101
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
H (Hyun Jung) Kim
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Private party facilities
We are able to accommodate a Private party for 50 people seated which would take the entire space, or up to 80 for a stand up cocktail reception.
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Private party contact
Mark Moffatt: (647) 963-1349
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Core is available for an off-site catering events. For catering inquires, please email
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Cross street
Queen and Logan
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Parking details
There is street parking along Queen street east in front of the restaurant. There is also a large parking lot on Logan behind the Starbucks.
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Public transit
Queen streetcar has a stop at the corner of Logan.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine