Located at the EntertainmentOne Building in the Queen-Spadina area, at the corner of Peter & Richmond, Ricarda's pairs modern Mediterranean-inspired fare with charming hospitality. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Tapas in between, the broad offering also includes Saturday a la carte Brunch, Sunday All-You-Can-Eat Jazz Brunch Buffet, Take-Out, Office Catering, and Private Events.
Most things were great, seafood, pastries and desserts are amazing.
However, the cook food were a little disappointing. Pasta and omelette were over cooked...
Won't stop me from coming back but it would be great if there's improvement on the hot food stations.
Love this place the food is good quality the atmosphere is nice for a date or a nice evening
This used to be one of our favourites, but the quality of food has slipped noticeably. The wine list has also deteriorated, I expect this is due to the sommelier leaving. Our server however was excellent.
The service was great! But the food could be better
In a word: perfect.
We were there for Valentine’s Day. We were seated at the very table where we met (a request I had made earlier that week; the staff was happy to accommodate).
The food was extraordinary and the service was exceptional.
A building fire alarm was met with immediate visits to all tables to apologize for the disruption.
They took photos of us in the atrium and the living wall, capping the night with a complimentary umbrella.
Michael and the management team have done an incredible job assembling a team that delivers flawless customer service. If I ever need a family brunch or special night out to go perfectly, Ricarda’s is my first and only phone call.
The vegetarian valentine fixed menu was ok. The tartar was just cut bell peppers put together, it doesn't hold together at all. Beet salad was good. Risotto was excellent. The gnocchi was overcooked.
Michael the general manager was exceptional in making Valentine’s Day special for my wife and I. The chef’s preparation was outstanding. The service staff were courteous, and attentive. The open concept layout and lively atmosphere of the place made it a memorable experience
A perfect dining experience !
Food and service are very good. Will go back sometime
My husband came from the states, for the week, and booked a reservation for Valentine’s Day. Holy Cow! EVERYTHING WAS INCREDIBLE! Minus the special cocktail but I don’t like grapefruit to begin with and that was an ingredient so I only blame myself. Do yourself a favor and visit this restaurant! Side not- I have a gluten allergy and the kitchen more than accommodationed me!
Delicious food. Great atmosphere. And a special bday dessert was sent over for our Birthday boy and a discount was applied to his meal! Great experience, as always.
Food is good. Wish there’s the tapas option on days other than Tuesday. Good dessert recommendation from waitress.
Food was incredibly bad especially seafood bar. The dining room was So noisy! Seafoods there was so gummy and unfresh.
We did Sunday Jazz brunch. A good selection of high quality food. We were a big group with 4 kids, and the service was excellent. The kids loved the play area tucked in the back. It's a bit pricey, but overall we had a great experience and would recommend it. Added bonus, if it's your birthday, you get your age (as a percentage) off your bill.
We chose the dinner for two. The food was nice, but skimpy. The salad was good but small for two people. The pasta was also nice, but laughably small. When the fish came I smiled at my husband and sarcastically said: "What are you going to eat?" That night after the show we ate cheese and crackers before going to bed.
As soon as you walk in, you’re greeted by this beautiful green floral/plant wall and a friendly smile. The place is well decorated and very Instagram-able. They had a nice table and view for us by the window (per request). Our server was very nice and attentive. He was great. The food was very good. We went for Brunch (Saturday not Sunday), and it was delicious
A favourite spot with creatively tasty food, attentive service, and a nice atmosphere.
Great ambiance. Good food. Good for casual or formal.
I am really looking forward to go to Ricarda’s For the winterlicious, when we went in the host gave us a warm greeting and the atmosphere was very bright and nice. We sat down and ordered our food, the food took a little bit longer than expected to come, the marinated salmon was just ok and what made me greatly disappointed was the entree pork loin, it was so dry and all 3 of us had a hard time to swallow it. We managed to finish it by drink our water while eating the pork loin at the same time. The dessert St. honore was really good, the puff pastry is flaky and crispy and not too sweet. Overall I will say it’s a just ok experience
They had a really cool promotion where if you went for your birthday (it was my girlfriends) they would give you the percentage of your age discounted off of your food! Really awesome!
Great food and service. Light is a little too dim.
Great dining experience. Stellar service and delicious food!
Great Restaurant, great food, great ambiance.
We had once had dinner there and it was amazing. Saturday brunch unfortunately was disappointing. We had the classic breakfast which was underwhelming and not enough food. The French toast was good, but really nothing to write home about. I would go back for dinner because I really did love it the first time, but not for brunch.
Great good and service.
Great drink selection. Brunch was on point. I really enjoyed their lamb confit and salad. Would love to go back any time.
Enjoyed dinner Friday night at Ricarda's for a birthday celebration. We enjoyed a few cocktails before dinner, they were exceptional and the flavours were very unique. The food was fantastic and the plating was done with true finesse. They took such great care of our group and cannot wait to return back! Strongly recommend for a date night, special occasion or just a night out with friends!
Visited Ricarda's for Winterlicious to celebrate a birthday. The food was fantastic from appetizer to dessert. The staff were especially warm and friendly. I would definitely go back again to try other dishes on the menu.
I could see each plate was very delicate and well shown how professional they are. My friend and I enjoyed pretty much. The server helped me a lot for my wines and a birthday surprise to my friend! Great food and service.
By far the best place in a long time. Best thing that I could take my kids and they played in play area while I enjoyed 1 or maybe more mimosas. I will definitely come back.
Clark is absolutely wonderful. We love Ricardas
We had a nice time with my family. It was nice especially for our children. We really recommend this restaurant for a birthday, be with family or friends.
Experience was consistent with reviews. Service was good. We were very well attended to and food was also very pleasant ( winterlicious menu).
The black truffle risotto was excellent. Can’t make sense of $18 risotto and a $21 glass of wine (doesn’t makes sense) ... I’d rather pay for service and quality of food than an inflated priced commodity glass of wine.
Excellent service, comfortable seating, food was great except we felt it was a bit under salted.
Love the place and definitely going back again to try the Brunch and Tapas Tuesday
Great food, went for breakfast. Amazing, high end modern, perfect poached eggs, coffee euro style yum pastries lime in Paris. Very happy with my pick
The ambiance was great and quiet enough to have a conversation. The menu is good, not a lot of items to choose from but they have enough to cover all tastes. The food (I had the octopus and Moroccan chicken) was very tasty and well presented. The service was attentive and professional. Great place! I will be back again and would not hesitate to recommend it to others.
Ricarda's jazz brunch was delicious! Everything was very fresh. I especially loved the fresh seafood bar and the omlettd station with fois gras.
Ricarda was interesting. My husband and I were told by wait staff that we could share 3 dishes, that was not the case and although the food was decent we left a bit hungry. The brioche for desert is mind-blowingly delicious!
Had an awesome time! Loved the brunch :)
Plenty of options!