Salt Wine Bar

4.6
545 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Tapas / Small Plates
Located at the top of the Ossington strip, Salt wine bar offers a modern progressive approach to Iberian/Canadian tapas. Salt is a bustling, cozy, communal tapas bar with great energy. Our guests enjoy artisanal cheeses, Iberian charcuterie and an excellent variety of small plate dishes. Chef Dave Kemp is strongly committed to using seasonal and local products whenever possible. Our cellar contains an extensive list of Portuguese and Spanish wines which complement each and every dish.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 545 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service3ambience3

Super loud and very tightly packed. Hit a few staff a few times with an elbow. Food is fantastic!

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vipDLChen
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Experience was great, friendly staff and good food. Reason I didn't give it a 5 was because the good was good, not not a single dish stood out for favour, presentation, etc

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ThomasF
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very nice food and service; good job with Covid check in

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Pottsy
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great ambiance and service. The food was exceptional - the only dish that wasn't perfect was the octopus. The octopus itself was great but the rest of the dish was undercooked and lacked some flavour. The scallop crudo and the beef tartare was exceptional!! It's a little pricey but good quality

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sukito
Toronto
56 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Night out with friends. All around great.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it. Great food and service.

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MMLP
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food was superb. Everything was great until the end of the night. We weren’t even finished our drinks, when sometime after last call, the bill was put on our table. Then a few minutes later the waitress came by with our bill. It was 11:00 on a Thursday. Not cool. It really changed the overall experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience3

The waitress was rude and we actually decided not to stay for dinner because of it.

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vipLorraine
Toronto
32 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I was pleased to return to Salt Wine Bar and introduce my friend to it. The 3-cheese charcuterie and beet salad were delicious, as was the Truffle Gnocchi! The portion was a little small for the price. We were disappointed not to be able to try a sip of wine to make an informed choice before ordering but were overall very happy with our choice of venue !! We will be back again !

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food is tapas style and everything was delicious. The only disappointment was the amount of bread they served with the foie gras and tartar. We asked for more and it was like pulling teeth - and said they had to charge us extra. Come on - it’s bread!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have loved this restaurant for years, but haven't been since Covid. The food was excellent and very accommodating to my food allergies.
Patricia was an excellent host for our experience, very knowledgeable, personable and entertaining.

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StefanZ
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Epic experience at Salt! Service was fantastic, as was the wine and food.

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vipWayneS
Vancouver
23 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good to be back after a COVID break. Same amazing food and service and ambiance.

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Foodiewife
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Friendly service, great food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience2

Terrible dining experience!!

Totally unprofessional as we were rushed the moment that we walked in. We paid $20 for drinks that we couldn’t order until we put our food order in as the kitchen was closing at 10:00 pm.

And then after all of the unpleasantness of the evening the staff hovered over us because they clearly wanted to go hone. It was only 10:30 pm.

AWFUL!!

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FrancesS
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great find! Great food, great wine, great ambiance. I would go there again,

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vipThetechlady
Atlantic Canada
17 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night out

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Had a great time. Quite good food. Great value. Will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such tasty food, so many delicious dishes. Not one was disappointing. Portions are on the small side - but we had room for dessert- which was amazing too!
We really enjoyed our evening at Salt - thank you

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MaureenL
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved Salt! Every dish was delicious. The Patatas (seriously just deep fried potatoes) but the sauce made them delicious! The wagyu sliders were a wow. Gnocchi with mushrooms and truffles were like little pillows of heaven with a hit of truffle. So important not to overdo the truffle! The paella was perfect….. just slightly smokey with paprika, not overdone on the spicing!! I will definitely return!

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frankp
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food, great wine, great service all around great night…Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding and memorable dining experience. The knowledge of their wine list and the way the service was handled, is something to be proud of.

Rarely does this level of effort present itself from the front of the house and not be backed by an outstanding kitchen and Chef.

Scallop Crudo made me blush. The fried chicken; shhhhh, don’t tell anyone you wouldn’t want them to run out.

Beet salad done right. It s in my top 10 in Toronto as of now.

Bravo and Thank you

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TrevorT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service, everything was delicious, waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful, lovely ambiance!

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RachelleM
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal, attentive staff and great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a meal with a close friend that I don’t get to see often. We shared a bottle of wine, well recommended by our server, 3 tapas and a charcuterie. It was a worth while treat between the service, food quality and variety and ambience. Would gladly return.

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gwen
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

It was a great experience overall. We were advised in advance we only had 2 hours, which was fine. But upon ordering we asked that the courses (being tapas) be paced so we did not receive one on top of the other. But alas, the second appetizer course arrived before we'd finished the first appetizer. We finished in 1 1/2 hours, so would have appreciated a 5 minute break between the courses. These were not hot dishes, so it was a bit frustrating, especially after making the specific request...

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pennilinos
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We had a really great time here and the food and wine were excellent. The service was very good, only a little too attentive at times.

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Susan
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really enjoyed our evening. Staff was great. Food was great.

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Todd5
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place has a great sommelier and some interesting wines

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SamanthaG
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food in a laid back environment. The wagu sliders are a must!

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BillT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

SO nice to be back after almost two years. Food, drink and service as good as ever. This place really is a gem.

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PaulS
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

One of a few post COVID restrictions outing with friends. Many wonderful taste sensations

Extensive wine list

Great evening

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Panda
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience3

Food was overall decent. Tapas portions were on the smaller side, so don't come hungry. Cocktails were good. Charcuterie was good, good variety and meat was not too dry. Ribs were some of the absolute best I've ever had. Most plates were above average, fresh ingredients but execution was just ok. Paella was disappointing in basically every way.

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KeiferM
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service- glasses were always full, prompt and knowledgeable servers. Every dish was very well done.

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TapTapas
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff, super knowledgeable on the wine, had some great food recommendations. The food came quick and hot and was great value for the price. The patatas bravas, shishito peppers, and fried chicken were stand outs for us.

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vipnjjh
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great dinner and atmosphere! Service was great as well

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was ok. Expected the paella to be better. Sliders were delicious though

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matthewG
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I can’t say we had the best patio seats but the food was amazing! I’ll definitely be going back!

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Foodie
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Mouth watering tapas. Attentive service.

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vipHelenD
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great! They really helped me out with recommendations based on my dietary restrictions, great wine & amazing food! So delicious!

FAQs

Salt Wine Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Salt Wine Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 533-7258.

Salt Wine Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 545 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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