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Woods Restaurant & Bar

4.5
541 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
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A truly Canadian experience showcasing superb Canadian wines, food, and hospitality. As elegant as it is natural, Woods Restaurant serves up seasonal, sustainable local ingredients in a space that is authentically rustic chic yet modern and beautifully lit. We bring the the landscape of the Canadian woods to your dining table. After dinner continue your experience with us at Pravda Vodka Bar. Ask for details.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Canadian, French, Italian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2pm

Dinner: Monday - Wednesday : 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(416) 214-9918
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
Church
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Parking details
Parking lot available directly across the street at Church St. and Colborne St.

Meter parking available along Colborne St.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 541 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
3.9
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

First and foremost, Wood’s was delicious. My team went there for a business dinner. The food was everything it’s advertised to be: locally sourced, inventive, and delicious. Be sure to check out the carpaccio!

Unfortunately, there were some challenges in the service department. The table next to us arrived about ten minutes after we did—and got their drinks about twenty minutes before us. Given that the kitchen was firing on time, I’m going to chalk this one up to a new bartender. Great food, but be prepared to wait for it.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Impeccable service and food. Great ambiance. Highly recommend.

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2.0Dined on April 6, 2018

When we arrived for our 6:30 reservation, there were two other parties at their tables. Despite this, our appetizers took a long time ~20 minutes) to come out. We had also noticed that tables who were seated after us received their food before us. Possibly the kitchen’s fault, but still influenced this review.

Our server apologized for the delay with our food and said he’d check on us frequently, but didn’t. He was at the tables on either side of us and never even looked at us. Perhaps they were understaffed that night, but he made a point of telling us he’d be attentive so our expectations were unduly higher.

The food was pretty good, but didn’t cancel out the poor service.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Service was great and the food was fantastic. Our server was so friendly and accommodating. Thank you for a great experience during our visit!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great experience!! Everything was delicious. Great presentation, And the quality of the products was definitely top notch!
Will definitely recommend!
Service was great and they paid attention to our allergies too.

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Servers were super friendly, food was good. Overall great experience!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I had a business lunch at Woods. The food and the service were very good. It was also quiet enough to hear my lunch companion. I would return.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The service was amazing and we thought the food was great! I thought it was great value for the quality of food.

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Really enjoy Woods it's the place I choose when I want something different from the downtown core and want to impress. Service is impeccable and friendly. Food is delicious and ambiance is delightful.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Service is exceptional!!! Food is creative and delicious!!!

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

We went there for my wife's birthday. The staff was very friendly, they did all sorts of thoughtful things for her, and the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Always lovely . Never been disappointed . Will keep on coming .

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Excellent service. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. We had the special which was swordfish and we were both shocked by the huge portion. We would definitely go back !

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Great service. The food is great quality and reasonably priced. Cocktails are very reasonable ($10 for 2oz). Also was given a free appetizer. Staff very attentive!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent, excellent, excellent. Interesting menu, food was delicious and beautifully presented. Unique twist on cocktails which were great and a decent wine list. Service was attentive and thoughtful. Great ambiance and vibe. There were 5 of us at dinner on a Saturday night and we will definitely return. I would highly recommend for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

All around a wonderful experience. Food was excellent and Michael our waiter was outstanding. Friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent meal; wait staff were very attentive; and we were not rushed.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Beautiful decor. Lovely service and meal. Atmosphere is perfect for conversation, not too loud.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

I really don't review but the restaurant was fantastic. The servers are great with their flare and energy. The alcohol has a good selection, mostly wines and a few cocktails. The food portion was fairly decent. It's just enough to fill you but it takes a while to cook so you're better off getting appetizers to pick on. The atmosphere was cozy, the music wasn't loud enough to make conversation awkward with raised voices and the lighting was pleasant. If youre concerned about the price its a bit pricey but totally worth it. Over all it was a great experience and Id definitely come back again another time.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Fantastic dinner, service, and ambiance.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Knowledgeable waiter who made an effort to provide us with the little extras to accompany our starters and mains. Fantastic service and will repeat.

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4.0Dined on January 9, 2018

Great lunch menu, very good service and a terrific bright room with modern, wood finishes.

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2.0Dined on January 5, 2018

food, was amazing, but not enough, 2 of us had tuna tartare, duck breast, cordon bleu, my girlfriend was full from lunch, didnt eat much, we were both hungry when we left, staff, ambience was amazing, had to eat somehwere else after

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Très belle expérience, les plats et le service sont de hautes qualités.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Reserved a table for 8 the day-of on a Saturday. We were sat at the front of the restaurant - which was beautiful but somewhat isolated from the main eating area. Service was outstanding. Food was also beautiful but I found my own appetiser (steak tartar) to be overly salted. I had the halibut for dinner which was fantastic, but much richer than expected. Overall nice dinning experience for a special occasion - everyone had a great time.

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3.0Dined on December 16, 2017

The downstairs party room was so cold! :( no heating

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Our group enjoyed the ambiance, excellent service from the time we entered the restaurant to taking our order. The group were very happy with the downtown location. We all enjoyed the food and recomend it as a great place for any function. We will be back.

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2.0Dined on December 2, 2017

In the past we were never disappointed with the food here, but something is seriously amiss now. The amuse was undercooked and almost inedible, as was my wife's duck portion, she had to leave some of it behind, a first that I've seen. The menu is the same but the manner in which foods are cooked is seriously off, underseasoned... too bad, it was a great place for so long. On the other hand, service is still good. As a previous reviewer mentioned, the noise level is outrageous and it's impossible to hear each other. To top it all off, the restaurant didn't award the 100 points credit for a reservation and I had to complain to opentable... what happened?

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

When we arrived, our table wasn’t ready, due to a Christmas party who brought more guest than expected. But instead of treating us like most restaurants and leaving us while we wait, they went way out of their way to make sure we were happy while we waited, and were we ever glad we did! The food was impeccable! I had the duck and my wife had the halibut, and both dishes were amazing. These guys made our rare night out such a great time. So glad we came and waited! Definitely will be back.

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3.0Dined on November 29, 2017

The food and service are always outstanding at Woods. However, the restaurant this time was extremely noisy, making table conversation almost impossible through the entire meal.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Took my date here for dinner. We had an amazing meal. I had the smoked elk carpaccio and steak and he had the duck. All of our dishes were stellar! The service was impeccable. Love this place and will be back!

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Amazing food, drinks and service. They went the extra mile! Def recommend!

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Fun! Good food and excellent service.

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

This is my fourth visit to Woods. The cuisine is excellent the service is first rate. The menu is not long but the preparations are creative and delicious.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

The most magical dinner experience filled with local, quality ingredients and amazing service. There were two waiters serving my bread! Lovely!

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Our first time and won't be our last. Service was great and we had a group of 7.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Fantastic service, food was also amazing. You have to go here.

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3.0Dined on November 10, 2017

I was so excited to try this restaurant, and it seemed really promising. The service is excellent, the interior is well-designed, and we had great drinks throughout (cocktails/wine/dessert wine.) But the food was not up to par. Both entrees were bland and quite underseasoned, and the foie gras was prepared in a way that made it lose all its texture and fattiness. It was just sweet. The brownie on the menu was the only part of the meal that lived up to the rest of the experience.

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2.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Food was passable but portions were very small for the dollar value. We were disappointed at the end of the night when our server grudgingly supplied us with separate bills after delivering a group bill to the table without checking first.
Our group had the distinct feeling that the staff was in a hurry to see us leave at the end of the night...here's your coat...don't let the door hit you on the way out.

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Our server went out of his way to make our experience enjoyable. Food was delicious as usual!

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