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The Boulevard Cafe

#2,564 of 6,994 Restaurants in Toronto}
€€ - €€€Peruvian, Latin, Spanish
161 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H1, Canada
+1 416-961-7676
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
€€ - €€€
161 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went to our go to restaurant. Wasn't the best last meal, drove by the following week and it was closed.......the kitchen was being ripped out, tables gone. Love it over the years, sad to see it close.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited as a group of 6 and ordered a whole range of different meals. They were universally excellent. The lomo saltado was delicious as were the camarones. We also had pisco sours which were pretty great. Our waiter, who I imagine is the owner...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We visited the Boulevard Cafe for dinner. This was an excellent experience for us as a couple ! The food was exceptional and the ingredients were fresh and carefully selected.I had the special mussels and shrimp dish which was to die for! Highly recommend this...More

Thank Vladimir Y
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had a friend that had been here previously and recommended it, however after seeing the recent reviews we were nervous. We were there right at opening at 5:30 and the staff couldn't have been friendlier. Our friends had been to Peru and said the...More

Thank CDNHikingViking
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was taking my friend out for her birthday, she suggested it was amazing! The food was not good, everything was too salty, and the salt we thought was intoxicated! The place items was very cute, loved the decor too bad the food wasn't on...More

Thank rebeccachow9
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had a day visit in Toronto from upstate NY. My trip was centered on having cuisines that I really like that are not available in my area....so I was really looking forward to a full day of delightful dining. I visit Toronto several times...More

1  Thank jerry s
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is such a sad story. This used to be one of our favourite restaurants in Toronto. Great grilled meats, fantastic dressings, superb corn bread. A small friendly family feel. Then one of the waiters who had been there forever passed away and it was...More

Thank bostontraveller56
Reviewed 15 September 2016

With not enough staff to take care of diners, our evening started out with a long wait to get a table and then we were given one of the tables outside that backs onto Harbord Street so it was very noisy with traffic. Another wait...More

1  Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My boyfriend used to eat here years ago so we decided to see if it was like he remembered. It was terrific! I had the bod and he had the beef kebabs (a different name on the menu). They were both delicious and tender! I...More

Thank SedonaRedRocky
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been coming here and praising this lovely patio for years but my last lunch was a crushing disappointment. Poached eggs were hard as rocks and slathered in sauce, my friend's tea arrived with boiled milk, not cream, as requested, her tea pot was impossible...More

Thank jackfish2016
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Yes parking was easy to find
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
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11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-961-7676
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