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The Octagon Restaurant

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7529 Yonge St | THORNHILL MARKHAM, ONT, Richmond Hill, Ontario L5T 2B4, Canada
+1 905-889-8989
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was great, but very pricey. Had onion soup and a steak. Have had better in less expensive restaurants. Bill came to over $200.00 for the two of us, and we did not have any drinks.

Thank retiredengineer76
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Octagon for the last 20 years. The menu doesn't change. And it's really nothing special. Same old appetizers, lobster, streak, fish. I get it, the place is conservative but maybe it's time to change things up a little. I'd stop coming here but Octagon is one of the few high end restaurants open on holidays. Last... More 

1 Thank Kreytzman
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Octagon has been around for a long time - 30 years+ I believe. I have been going there since I was a kid with my parents and now we go with our own family from time to time - its pretty expensive. Food is still great. Service is formal -if you are used to going out for dinner at... More 

Thank cjcdngrl
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Octagon has been a fixture in Thornhill now for what must be at least 30 years. The shape of the building and its name comes from the fact that it used to be part of a chain known as the Copper Kettle. (Whose restaurants were shaped like kettles LOL). So why this discourse on history ? Because in my... More 

1 Thank Jim S
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy dinner at the Octogon and this visit was no exception. Impeccable service from true professionals with food and ambience that is beyond reproach. Not to be missed is the Caesar salad made from scratch table side and the steaks... my filet was cooked perfectly and excellent quality as always. Excellent wine list with many selections that you... More 

Thank QuixoticCanuck
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some people have written about the unfriendly waiters here. While none of them are now my best friends, my wife and I found ours quite engaging after we asked him the difference between the various cuts. He even offered us a smaller size rib eye for less price than what was on the menu. He also seemed quite pleased to... More 

1 Thank Peter K
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm conflicted about this review. We visited on a Saturday night and it was very busy! I would definitely recommend reservations on a Saturday. Decor is classic wood interior (reminded me of a church), service was really good...we had a number of people waiting on us. Overall, restaurant food was pretty good - had a steak and it was very... More 

Thank riley1204
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

took a party of 6 for dinner. Everyone ordered the Caesar salad for 2 (beware - the menu says for 2, but the price is per person, so basically $120 for salads for 6 people) and each couple also ordered the scallops appetizer. After the salads, the meal showed up, the waiter had completely forgotten about the appetizers. he mumbled... More 

Thank BEN R
Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Partner had rib steak and I had the rib eye. Both excellent and cooked as requested.. Found the prices OVER the TOP! At $65+ for a steak you'd think it would come with a salad too(?) We ordered Caesar salad. Prepared table side. Service excellent. No free pop refills. Warm décor and nice seating for couples, groups and business. We... More 

1 Thank Liddy24
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456 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite steak houses in Toronto. Outstanding steaks served by professionals. Always reliable, it never fails to please the business crowd. The warm, wood decor provides a bit of intimacy so it's perfect for that special occasion.

Thank DavidVmax

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Steakhouse, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7529 Yonge St | THORNHILL MARKHAM, ONT, Richmond Hill, Ontario L5T 2B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 905-889-8989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?