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The Ace

#337 of 6,791 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
West End
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231A Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2L6, Canada
+1 416-792-7729
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 15:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We found this option with apparently great reviews. The food wasn't impressive at all, microscopic steaks (please try to find them on the pic below), lots of butter and overall not a good meal. Slow service and long lines that gives you higher expectations than what reality offers....

Thank Wiz85
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

In TO for work & stopped in for lunch,totally awesome burger,can't wait to go back & try the house smoked turkey club,great friendly service as well

Thank Ed H
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This little gem is located in the beautiful neighbourhood of High Park, in west-end Toronto. When you arrive, prepare to enter into a time capsule; the new owners decided to keep the original booths and decor from the location's days as a Chinese restaurant - it's cozy and charming. I've been here three times, with friends and family - each... More 

Thank tvl_14
Dundas, Canada
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152 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is one of those long narrow Toronto restaurants that are a little cramped but quite cozy, at least when people remember to shut the door behind them on a cold January day. It's on Roncesvalles near High Park/Fermanagh and opens at noon. There were five of us for lunch: I'd actually advise no more than four people at a... More 

Thank ugh-lomi
oakville ON
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145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for brunch. Had read great reviews of the food. It did not disappoint. I had the BLT which was fantastic. My husband had the grilled cheese and it was awesome particularly with the house made chipotle ketchup. We also had the Caesars which were spicy and good. The reason for the 4 was the service which was... More 

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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This place was absolutely epic. Seriously, absolutely epic. The frois gras literally melted in my mouth and the turkey burger was outstanding. We were down visiting and was recommended to go here and they nailed the recommendation perfectly. Do not hesitate whatsoever to visit here for a meal and go for the hospitality and the freakin awesome staff.

1 Thank Phil C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Having just immigrated from the states and on a mini vacation with the Mrs. We ventured to the Ace. Having viewed the restaurant on Triple D, we wanted to give it a try for ourselves. And... Well it is great. The greeting from the beginning to the food all the way through. Upon entering we were greeted and seated by... More 

1 Thank rfmullins68
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is very hip and I like the servers a lot. The food can be overly salty but it's not boring. Good choice of beer and wine.

Thank frazzj
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Staple dinner site on Roncessvalles. Worth the wait if they are full and they are superb at following up with the wait list to get you in and dining. Great burger and fries, just the right portions, and priced well for Toronto. Limited but well selected wine list. Great service

Thank cws757
Timmins, Canada
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275 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Not only is this place in one of the coolest Toronto neighbourhoods, it's also located in a former Chinese restaurant. The decor is original, and super retro. The food is delicious & the vibe is fantastic . I Highly recommend this place, & hope to go back soon.

Thank Bella B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
American, Canadian, International, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
09:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
09:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231A Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-792-7729
The Ace is a restaurant & bar, serving dinner 7 nights, lunch on weekdays, brunch on the weekends & great craft beer, wine, and cocktails every night.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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