Café Boulud

4.6
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2402 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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French
Café Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s reimagined French Brasserie located in the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville, Toronto. The restaurant serves a seasonally changing menu rooted in French tradition, highlighting both bistro classics and contemporary dishes inspired by Chef Daniel’s family meals in Lyon. A gleaming rotisserie is used to slow-roast chicken à la broche, whole lobster, and even rum-scented pineapple. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and offer brunch on Sundays. Designed by Martin Brudnizki of London. The vintage-inspired ambiance is highlighted by a comfortable lounge and wraparound banquettes, a dining counter, and a semi-private room that accommodates up to eight guests. The restaurant has received several accolades since its renovation including Best Restaurant in Canada at the Notable Awards and Canada's Hundred Best Restaurants. @CafeBouludTO #CafeBoulud

Special Offers

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Thank you for celebrating Christmas Eve in Café Boulud! To celebrate we will be offering 2 special menus! Festive Brunch, 10:30am – 2:00pm, $74 for a 3 Course Brunch! The Holiday Feast, 5:00pm – 10:00pm, $110 for a 3 Course Dinner! We look forward to welcoming you this holiday season!

Tuesday, 24 December, 2019

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Thank you for celebrating Christmas Day in Café Boulud! To celebrate we will be offering a special menu, The Holiday Feast, a 3 Course Dinner for $120/per guest, plus tax and gratuities. We look forward to welcoming you this holiday season in Café Boulud!

Wednesday, 25 December, 2019

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Thank you for celebrating the New Year in Café Boulud! To celebrate we will be offering the Café Boulud Gala, a 4 Course Menu and a glass Perrier-Jouët Champange for $180/per guest, plus tax and gratuities. Gala seating will be available from 9:00pm – 11:00pm.

Tuesday, 31 December, 2019

What 2402 People Are Saying
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SW
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service, in a beautiful atmosphere. The only negative is the lack of parking and $20 valet. I look forward to returning.

LC
Toronto
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exquisite food, great ambience. Looking forward to our next Cafe Boulud reservation!

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. Enjoyed the white truffle menu and Barolo pairing. Warm lemon Madeline’s to celebrate a father daughter dinner on the house was a nice touch. A go to experience before the orchestra night at Koerner.

V
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great spot for lunch after a busy morning of shopping. Great service and food was excellent

DL
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent, food, service and ambiance for business or pleasure. Tables are not scrunched so close together you can not have the privacy of conversations nor business. Noise volume a little too high, other than that a go to spot.

LP
Toronto
40 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We go often for the whole rotisserie chicken - a comfort meal that is perfect for 2 or more to share. Vibe of restaurant is warm, food is always amazing and service top notch. Our neighborhood gem.

NS
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food. The place has a really pleasant vibe. You must try the desserts, they are to die for.

FM
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Found the food to be somewhat disappointing, in particular the "caesar salad". Not your typical caesar salad with way too much creamy dressing, carrots, radishes etc.... Sticky toffee pudding was very good. Service was excellent so made up for the poor salad. Croque Madam was so - so.

MR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I had a wonderful experience here. The food, staff, service, cocktails, and atmosphere was fantastic.

D
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Everything was perfect EXCEPT the noise level was much too loud. That did impact our experience in a negative way.

C
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Serial diner at this fine establishment. Cool November evening was perfect for the beet salad any the Wednesday special of trotters. The description did not prepare me for the sublime texture and flavors of the pork combined with the lentils and mustard emulsion. Good suggestion for a wine to complement the dish. Service was attentive and very helpful in choosing what to eat.

p
Toronto
120 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Delicious French menu. The wild boar paye and the pike quenelles were light and tasty. Baked Alaska served a bit to frozen but still good. Attentive polite service.

OT
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great people lovely experience

NS
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for dinner to celebrate a dear friend's 30th birthday and it was a wonderful experience! The food was delicious, the service was top-notch, and the ambiance was relaxing and fun. I'd love to go back the next time I'm in Toronto!

MB
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AH! What do you expect from a night out at a Four Season's restaurant? Yes. You got it. Perfection. And Café Boulud does not disappoint. In fact, the restaurant has become better year after year as the management have fine tuned the entire operation. The setting is fabulous, sitting on top of the buzzing D-Bar downstairs. Floor to ceiling windows, great décor (with the feel of an upscale French bistro) and immaculate table-settings set the sophisticated but casually chic tone. The friendly hostesses, the experienced maître d', the well-trained waiters, the discreet bus boys all work seamlessly to create a perfect dining experience. The food is delicious and the wines by the glass well selected. We were lucky to have a waiter from Paris who added another special touch to a delightful meal. Don't forget that the Four Season's franchise started right here in Toronto and it is not surprising that our flag-ship keeps up the highest standards.

M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was excellent and attentive. However my starter, which should have been hot, arrived cold. Mains were fine but not outstanding and a cup of coffee for $7 is the epitome if idiotic. Soup, salad, no booze for $120 is not worth the excellent service.

DR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food and service never disappoints, it’s excellent.. however for the first time I was entertaining a vegetarian friend.. realized the menu choice was really slim for her. Having said that, everything was delectable!

KH
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good selection of menu items for lunch. Excellently prepared, salad dressing very unique. Will definitely go again!

OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love music nice but too loud

OT
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Je m’attendais à plus. J’avais connu le même restaurant à New York dont j’ai un meilleur souvenir. À ce prix, on s’attendrait à une meilleure préparation et cuisson des plats. Sole décevante. Service très attentionné si on exclut le cafouillage du vestiaire qui ne retrouvait plus nos manteaux.

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TF
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Food was amazing but the service was not up to par with a Restaurant of this quality and price.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Adrian was amazing!

IM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server professional and was present but not overbearing. Atmosphere was lovely and not too loud. Delicious and well priced for the portions we received overall it was a fantastic experience and I would definitely go back!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall2food5service1ambience5

The food as always was fantastic. The service was terrible. We had to ask to: order, get more bread, never offered Parmesan for my pasta, had to ask for more water, had to ask for the bill!!! Sadly not the usual fantastic Cafe Boulud experience.

A
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a great time celebrating my mother’s birthday. Would definitely celebrate something there again.

OT
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding!! So fresh and put together nicely. Would go again

AD
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It has been a great experience @ Cafe Boulud - both service and food are excellent, very pleasant environment.

EM
London
6 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second trip to Cafe Boulud in 2 weeks - both times celebrating with family and friends. The service, food, ambience were outstanding - matched only by the attention to detail. The staff's willingness and desire to accommodate made for two most extraordinary meals. Thank you!! With your help - I was a hero!! Everyone was so grateful to be dining at Cafe Boulud!!
I'm hoping they remember where to take me when it's my birthday or other celebration.

OT
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Had the breakfast menu which had good variety. The food was excellent - fresh and delicious. The service was attentive and good. For what it was it was a little pricey but you’re paying for the atmosphere, experience, and service.

l
Miami
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall2food5service5ambience1

Music was too loud and not necessary! Service and food excellent. Ambiance? to be desired!

EU
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience4

The service was awful!!! You must train your staff to be more efficient....friendliness is not enough!!! They must learn to communicate better with kitchen staff! Our 1 pm reservation took till 3 .30 and even though the manager was apologetic and comped our meal ,my daughters birthday celebration was very disappointing ( to say the least)we have been to many Four Seasons hotels and restaurants all over the world and certainly expected better.

H
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I have dined at Cafe Boulud several times and always for special occasions. This time was thanksgiving with out of country visitors. The food was very good but the service was very slow unfortunately.

RB
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Perfectly lovely Thanksgiving and Anniversary dining experience. Prix Fixe menu selections proved ideal all round, our table was just right, and our waiter and all attendant staff top notch in every way. The price was commensurate with a special night out event, but the evening was worth every cent. We will happily repeat and recommend over again.

LW
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The meal was good, not great. And it was expensive. After the prix fix menu, we ordered coffee. Just plain coffee - nothing fancy. When we looked at the bill, the charge for each cup was $7. We found that price insulting, frankly and we felt gouged. We knew it would be an expensive evening, but that charge for a basic coffee was over the top. We decided to not return because of it.

C
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Thanksgiving dinner was delicious, lamb shank was a generous amount. Vibe was right and fairly quiet considering a packed house. Left very happy this past weekend. Would definitely recommend

M
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the best thanksgiving decision of life. Everything was beyond perfect. Four Seasons really knows how to provide quality in every sense of the word!

OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall1food4service2ambience3

Thanksgiving brunch. The place was loud. It took over 45 minutes to get to the first course followed by another 45 minutes to get to the second. And this was brunch with pretty typical items like steak and eggs, omelettes and burgers. Yes there were some finer dishes like bacon wrapped cod which was great. The waiter was super nice and quite efficient but the kitchen was unforgivably slow.

NM
Hawaii
14 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As with every experience we’ve had at Cafe Boulud, our thanksgiving brunch meal was amazing and they went above and beyond to make it memorable, comfortable and delicious. They are always incredibly accommodating and entertaining to our infant son, whose first birthday we celebrated there with the thanksgiving brunch! They are so wonderful to us as a family, they brought food for the baby quickly and offered plenty of activities to keep him happy and occupied! Our food was absolutely delicious, the ‘turducken’ special appetizer for thanksgiving was inventive and delicious! Again, service and food are always the best quality and we will continue to always come to cafe Boulud to celebrate any special occasion! Thanks for always being consistently wonderful!

OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were late and the staff squeezed us into a busy schedule. Lovely waiter and service.

S
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

everything was perfect best restaurant experience I've had in ages

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