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“Great location, good kitchen”
Review of Brassaii

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Ranked #1,128 of 9,819 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: US$7 - US$36
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown West
Cross street: Spadina
Description: Brassaii Restaurant and Lounge is Toronto's sophisticated and cosmopolitan destination. Nestled amidst a romantic cobblestone courtyard patio, Brassaii elevates the finer dining experience by surrounding its guests in what can be described as architectural heritage integrated with modern trends of progressive, SOHO-inspired design innovations. The newly renovated venue contains an exposed wine cellar, a sleek dining room, stylish bar and lounge as well as two private dining rooms for personal or professional events. Brassaii offers a tantalizing Mediterranean inspired menu specially crafted by our Executive Chef. Drink and dine in stylish elegance amongst a refined urban atmosphere that will delight the most discerning palate. We provide the portrait of well-choreographed service while you enjoy a culinary experience and dynamic social ambiance not soon to be forgotten.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This restaurant is in a lovely old building. I really appreciated the relaxed atmiosphere. The service was very friendly and helpful. The food was good but nothing extraordinary. It felt to me that some small details are missing. More spices could have been used to make the items more interesting. When I asked for salt for the steak, i was given a regular salt shaker, when really at this level I would have expected a little bowl with sea salt. That would have matched the great meat quality much better. For what it is, I found it too expensive.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank TimF585
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This place is in no way inexpensive but you get what you pay for. The food is incredible and the drinks are always poured perfectly.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Thank MichelleK28
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner here.
The Ribeye for 2 is fab.
Service was attentive, professional, friendly and so welcoming. John is a class act.
You can’t go wrong here if you want an elegant and delicious evening out .
Brunch was yum.
Added to our fave list !

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Server was friendly, but it was SO slow. Our drinks were constantly empty, but I'm glad we didn't get more because the prices were absolutely insane. Our table ordered: Soup of the Day (Cream of Mushroom), Seared Scallops, Tenderloin, House-Cut Fries, Roasted Red Pepper Flat Bread, Spaghettini, Side of Grilled Cauliflower, and a Vegetarian Primavera. Unfortunately the Primavera was undercooked and a little hard, however we did not send it back. The soup of the day tasted like a burnt charcoal mess. We sent it back and did not want another one. The Roasted Red Pepper Flatbread was TINY and was just kind of like watery tomatoes on a piece of cardboard bread. It was disgusting and I would not return. In my opinion, the side of grilled cauliflower was underseasoned too. The girls who got the scallops and the tenderloin said they enjoyed their dish.

I am sad for this experience because we were really looking forward to coming here. Overprived and below average food! Oh and we were charged $26 for 4 bottles of water. Very deceiving.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Thank couplafoodies
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Interesting building. Small dance floor with a young and high strung crowd strutting their stuff to R&B from the early 2000's. I wouldn't say this is a place for a business evening out. Serving staff were solid. Vegetarians and vegans will be disappointed with the food selection. Looked like the summer patio would be nice.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Thank Lederfrau
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