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Tundra Restaurant & Bar

4.2
568 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
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  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
Tundra remains true to its original concept-Canadian inspired cuisine. Under the tutelage of Toronto native, Kevin Prendergast, our culinary brigade offers a wealth of cooking techniques and styles, thanks to their multicultural and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
Inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce and protein, sustainable seafood and foraged gems from independent purveyors, our team passionately makes each dining experience unique-depending on the season and the ingredients.
The wine list is well sourced offering variety in by the glass, bottle and vintage selections. Canadian craft beer and cocktails that are both classic, yet original are always available.
Elegant & stylish, yet relaxed and welcoming with warm, excellent service-always an enchanting experience.
Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner with well tailored menus for all dining experiences.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Canadian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 11:30 am (buffet until 10:30 am)
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 am - 11:30 am (buffet until 11:00 am)

Lunch
Monday-Friday: 11:30 am-2:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: All Day Menu served 11:30 am - 12 midnight
Holidays: All Day Menu served 11:30 am - 12 midnight

Dinner
Monday - Sunday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
(Not available on Holidays or Long Weekends)

Tundra Bar
Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Phone number
(416) 860-6800
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Kevin Prendergast
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Cross street
University Avenue
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Parking details
Parking is located in a public parking lot connected to the Hilton Toronto. Access to the parking is either through valet parking in front of the hotel or through the Adelaide street or York street entrance.
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Public transit
Queen and University subway station and Queen and York street car station.
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Entertainment
Live music every Thursday and Friday from7:30-10:30 pm, featuring different performers and musical styles each evening.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Executive Chef Kevin Prendergast and his team presents a menu anchored in Canadian cuisine, but drawing on a world of culinary destinations. A special brunch for a special Mom for only $49 per person (plus taxes/gratuities).

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Sat 11:00AM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

What 568 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The service was great and the food is great despite it is not as good as the ones we had in the Winterlicious this year.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was ok. I guess having a Ruth Chris nearby makes this restaurant secondary. ;)
Our waiter did not seem interested. I had to prompt him to ask if we wanted drinks other than water and he didn’t give us an option for dessert. We decided not to bother asking and would find another spot to get something sweet. Overall it was okay but I can’t see myself going back in for anything other than hearing the fantastic piano player and sitting at the bar.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

We were celebrating 2 former workmates who are retiring. So many restaurants have their music cranked way too loud which makes it difficult to have a conversation, tables are too close together and you feel like you are being hurried through your meal. This was definitely not the case at Tundra, we really enjoyed our luncheon & were able to enjoy each other!

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The perfect spot for a business lunch. The service is fast and the food is high quality and delicious but not super expensive. There is ample space and it is well designed so for lunch it is perfect in that you can hear each other.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Wonderful service, odd trap music for the venue but the food was delicious and they comp’d our dessert because it was our anniversary! I would recommend for anyone looking for a quiet fancy meal downtown before a show.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

6 of us for dinner and we were all very pleased with our food. From the bison burger to the butter chicken and arctic char, all were beautifully prepared and delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

The food is excellent, the servers are attentive and our experience is very pleasing every time we visit.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Good food. good menu selection. Good service. proximity to Four Seasons Centre.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We have been to this place several times. Good food and great service. It was quiet our last visit - and the service seemed a bit rushed. Yes, we were off to the ballet but they didn't give us a chance to taste our cocktails before the starter came.

So less rushed/more attentive service next time

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Very prompt service. Excellent per-ballet menu. Good wine offerings.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

We have lunch there on our ballet subscription days. The menu is excellent and the service wonderful. A totally enjoyable experience.

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

The location and food are well worth the visit. Ideal for an Opera evening meal.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Excellent vegetarian options, everything we ordered was delicious

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

You feel like your dining in the hotel lobby. There are people waiting with luggage and not much separating diners from the people checking in and out. I ordered the risotto which was tasty but a not very big portion and my wife had the steak frites salad which was a small tip of sirloin with a French fry salad. Not frites. Disappointing. Would not dine here for dinner again. Ok if you’re waiting for your room to be ready and want a quick bite.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Tundra restaurant is the perfect place for pre-show dining. It’s welcoming, handy and provides good value. The food is excellent while somewhat unimaginative and is served by cheerful, competent staff.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Great atmosphere and service!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent food, service and value for your money. The theatre menu is a fantastic idea. I wish more restaurants would do this. I will definitely return and recommend this restaurant to my friends and family.

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2.0Dined on February 9, 2018

The experience was shot from the beginning. Our server didn't even say hello, or ask anyone how they were, he just shouted "water?" "Ready to order". Absolutely no care or effort was made to serving. The food was mediocre, nothing special or anything rave about. Definitely a miss.

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2.0Dined on February 3, 2018

We booked a reservation for 8:15, - took 5 minutes for someone to even seat us. In addition, when we asked for a quiet table , we were placed in a noisy area, and then very close in proximity to another couple. The table arrangements were terrible, just rows of tables, with no sense of ambience or privacy. Then post-dinner , loud table arranging . Not a cosy atmosphere at all.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

The overall ambience is wonderful. Attentive service, good portion of dishes, creative presentation on foods, sit comfortably, roomy. My most satisfying lunch ever.

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4.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The lounge singer was great! However the waiter was really pushy asking for drink orders literally as soon as we sat down.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

We’ve been here many times as we often go to the opera but this Winterlicious menu was outstanding! So many layers of flavour. I had the cod and my husband had the pork chop. We both loved the meal.

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4.0Dined on February 1, 2018

Attended Winterlicious here so it was an experiment. Very good service and quiet. Food was very tasty and fresh.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

The room has a paradoxical warmth and a sci-fi futuristic look, the service is warm and gracious and the food is sumptuous and delicious.

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2.0Dined on January 30, 2018

wait staff seemed a bit frazzled and disorganized over the lunch time. I noticed several diners looking for their waitstaff but unable to locate. our food took a bit long.

our overall meal took 2 hours partly because the dishes took long to come out.

ambience is fine but food is just "ok". chicken was undercooked which was a turn off.

I see no standout reason to return.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

We went as a group of six friends for Sunday lunch during Winterlicious. The atmosphere was nice and not loud, with lots of light streaming in. The food was great; my favourite was the brussel sprout and mushroom salad. Our server was also great and they were very accommodating with regards to dietary restrictions. I would be happy to return.

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2.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We dined at Tundra during Winterlicious and found the experience disappointing. The food did not live up to the taste promises of the menu (which was exciting to read), except for maybe the dessert. The service was rushed and not attentive. The bill had to be corrected. We sat in a busy area with servers rushing behind us. I had really looked forward to dining at Tundra and to being able to recommend this restaurant to my friends from around the world who will be visiting Toronto in June for the Rotary International Convention. Unfortunately, my recent (and only) dining experience does not enable me to recommend Tundra with confidence. It should be said that we were warmly greeted, both on arriving and departing, by the person at the front desk.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Came here for my birthday with some friends. The food was very delicious. It was quiet when we first arrived, but it livened up around 7:30.

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3.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was good, not the best though. Could use help with staff, food quality, and service.

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4.0Dined on January 21, 2018

We usually avoid hotel restaurants, but tried Tundra because of convenience; we were quite surprised by food that was imaginatively conceived and capably executed and presented.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Everything was great!

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Good food for the price, lousy service sadly.. very slow and not very friendly what so ever

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Amazing food. Heads off to the chef

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4.0Dined on December 19, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner very much and the service was good. We had to be finished by 6:30pm as we were going to the Nutcracker Ballet which is just across the street so very convenient.

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3.0Dined on December 19, 2017

We had a special Nutcracker meal and the first two courses were excellent. The desert was a complete disappointment. I did contact the hotel but have not heard back.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Good meal and a good experience. Look forward to going back again in the future.

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3.0Dined on December 10, 2017

the atmosphere was very pleasant and the waiter was exceptionally friendly and helpful

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4.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Great place to eat, friendly service. My son was really happy with the Nutcracker special offered over the holidays! Thank you.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

We come every year when seeing The Nutcracker. The staff is great. The menu is fantastic and also specific to the ballet for the evening. It’s just lovely.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Nutcracker Menu excellent for kids ; had a great experience & will return.

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