Lula Lounge

4.3
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Fusion / Eclectic
Lula Lounge is Toronto's home to live salsa, Brazilian, world and jazz music featuring diverse local talent as well as concerts by international artists. Each weekend we offer a dinner and show package that includes a three course tropical fusion meal, a beginner dance lesson and great live music for your dancing pleasure.
Bring your friends for a fun night and don't miss out trying one of our famous Cuban mojitos!
What 760 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.1
service
4.5
ambience
4.0
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food5service1ambience5

Horrible experience. Everything was fine until service people thought they are master and can’t push and yield at customer. I spent 600$ that night to hear that I have to respect people workers that yield and pushed me as agressive. Never again. Service is key for such kind of place. You loose my trust

Lula Lounge
Responded a day ago

We're glad that you liked the food and ambience but very sorry to hear that something happened that changed your mind about the overall experience. We do expect that all clients and staff treat one another with respect while at Lula, as we strive to create a space where everyone feels welcome and safe. If you want to send us an email at info@lula.ca and tell us about your experience at Lula, we'd be very happy hear more about what happened.

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b
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Seeing ‘Let Us Be Frank’, the Frank Sinatra musical extravaganza with Singer Jamie Oliver at Lula Lounge was outstanding. The food was good and the music was epic!

Lula Lounge
Responded a day ago

Thank you for attending this year's Let Us Be Frank. We hope to see you again! If you'd like to give us any more detailed feedback by emailing info@lula.ca, we are always looking for ways to improve our food and drink offerings as well as our service.

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GC
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

First time at Lila lounge and it was great. Service was good. Food was good. Music was excellent!
Will def go back

Lula Lounge
Responded a day ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! We really appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback!

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JM
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

i have known about Lula lounge for a long time. never had the chance to visit . until i saw that Reina was booked to play there, anytime she is in Toronto or anywhere in the GTA i will go see her, amazing talent.

the show was great as usual and the sound guy did a awesome job sound was perfect for Reina's show.

i had the jerk chicken and having a being part Jamaican it was very tasty , hats off to the chef .

n
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Awesome DJ. The live music was good too but the volume was so high! Food was great too. Overall we had so much fun and will be back for sure 👍

e
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The opening band was so awful that my friend and I complained and walked out.
Over the years I have loved visiting but not now - I am not sure what has happen recentlyl but the complete atmosphere was uninviting.

Lula Lounge
Responded a day ago

HI Elizabeth, we're so sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the opening band and didn't get to stay for the main concert! We're always interested in hearing feedback about people's experience at Lula so that we can try to improve. If you'd like to share more details, please feel free to email us at info@lula.ca. Thank you for your time.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lula Lounge is the place to be! From the moment you enter the place, you are greeted as a great friend!! Fantastic food and service. The atmosphere is full of energy and love for the music!! And did I mention the music?! LL is the place to be for Latin music and culture!! What a piece of heaven!!! Thank you!!

l
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Absolutely amazing relaxing vibe. Music at time is get away to the past, where rhythm and blues were all you needed to enjoy great company on a night out.

OT
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall4food2service3ambience4

We were shoved into a little corner by the bar on a high top table other then that the food was midi occur but the ambience and entertainment was the bomb!!! I would recommend this bar for a fun salsa night out.

LB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service was good but very slow. The staff were helpful and friendly. But the service was very slow. The meal was good.

K
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was actually way better than I expected because there was really only one vegan option, but it happened to be very tasty. The three dip appetizer (guacamole particularly) left something to be desired. It is a latino place so I would expect good guac!!! It tasted like a sad store bought version. My pina colada tasted like it had zero alcohol in it. We had a great table right near the stage so that was awesome, but the tables are really close together which made for a cramped experience. Our waiter was quiet, but on the ball in terms of taking our orders and getting our food out. He neglected to include one beer on our bill which I pointed out to him -- usually in these cases the restaurant will then thank you and leave it on the house, but he reprinted the bill to include the drink. Not a big deal as that is what we ordered, but it's a nice gesture to at least thank the customer for pointing it out. Overall, good experience!

L
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

My experience at Lula Lounge has always been good. I just would like to be able to sit down sooner, specially this Sunday. I felt that the staff were not ready on time. We had a little confusion about the time.

JP
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great venue, clean, great service and good food.

W
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great Value and Entertaining for the price! Salsa Dancing and Lesson included and the band was Fantastic! Like a 11 or 12 piece Salsa Band! Incredible! Complimentary Champagne for our Anniversary! Very Romantic and full of Ambiance! Cant wait to come back!

AS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Drag brunch was an amazing time! Cant wait for the next one!

OT
1 review
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Attended Drag Brunch, it was fabulous!!!! Get the bottomless mimosas!!!!!

DS
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great event, fun atmosphere and tasty food. I would recommend checking out an event at Lula Lounge.

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Witches ball

SB
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience3

Over priced, food was oily. Would never go back for dinner.

EM
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice place and very good ambiance. reception at door was great, friendly and efficient seating. Thank you for the complimentary glass of champagne for our anniversary. It was a nice and remembering touch that we did not get in other places in Toronto. Food was good however, soup was a bit spicy. all else was great. More room for dancing would have been great but, outstanding place to visit again.

YR
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect evening! We celebrated our anniversary at Lula Lounge. The atmosphere was amazing and the vibe is very good. I would specifically like to point out how amazing the staff is - we were getting late, and they made all the adjustments to make our experience pleasant. The waiters were super nice and friendly. We felt very welcome! The food was PERFECT!
The lesson is wonderful,the band is very talented and the after-party is just perfect - all the best songs were played and everybody was having a good time.
Thank you!

EE
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This was a great place, parking was and issue... but hey we live in T. I would go again and again!

s
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday October 6, 2019 we attended Celebrating the music of Gladys Knight. The show was fantastic, we also had dinner, the food, drinks (best Sangria in the City), service were excellent. I will certainly recommend Lula Lounge to family & friends.

MK
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is our second time attending a birthday celebration and our waiter was superb and helpful. Ambience is fantatstic for people who love high energy and keep in mind that the music can be a bit loud so conversations are not the easiest to have but well worth it. Would definitely recommend this place to others

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good food, good service and great music.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic spot for jazz. Definitely not a quiet location but one of lively entertainment.

Cannot wait to be back

VS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Wonderful environment, great food. Possibly understaffed this night? We have been there before and service was a bit slower than usual but still very friendly staff which made up for it.

CM
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had an excellent evening at Lula Lounge. Our server was very attentive and the food was great. The stage was amazing and the place was packed. I've been to Lula Lounge for performances before but I would recommend starting with the meal - great tropical-themed fare and you have a committed seat for the show.

DD
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful venue.....so warm and enveloping! And such a perfect place for entertainment!.....great sound...lighting...etc. I am looking forward to my next visit!

CM
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

I would go to an event there but I wasn’t fond of the menu and it didn’t really cater to those who must follow a particular diet

LI
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I asked for a table for 6 people, and 8 were squeezed into a round table which I was told on the phone was "communal." The 8 people consisted of me and my friends and one stranger couple (who also seemed very uncomfortable) squeezed into a table that was clearly meant for 6 people. The only reason I booked at table for 6 was because the online reservation system said a table for 8 people was not available, so I don't appreciate having to split our group while having to dine with strangers who were obviously as thrown off by the situation as we were.

Also, the nachos that we ordered were stale, and the server wouldn't accept my drink ticket to cover my beer even though he took the ticket from my friend who ordered a wine.

You guys can do better. But I'm not coming back.

Lula Lounge
Responded on 24 September 2019

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience at Lula. We’re sorry to hear that you didn’t feel comfortable with the seating! For that particular book launch, the publisher had requested that we offer shared tables for the larger booths because they wanted as many fans as possible to be able to attend the "sold out” book launch. At the point that you booked, all the tables for six had been reserved so we offered to accommodate you at a larger, shared table.

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AS
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went here for my anniversary on Saturday and I had the best time ever, the food was amazing, the servers were so attentive and sweet , and place was stunning and the music was probably the best part. I felt like I was waking up Sunday morning to my mom cleaning the house to Spanish music, I felt like I was home. I’m coming back soon and bringing my huge family along.

H
Toronto
27 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My nephew visiting from Ecuador. Wanted him to experience the energy of live Latin music and the dancing. LuLa did not disappoint.

O
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall5food4service3ambience5

The best part about Lula is the atmosphere. It's full tilt good vibes. Friday nights are well structured to engage the guests. Food is good, but the live band is on a whole other level. Sound and dance washes all worries away. It would be hard to remember a sour day by the time those trumpets get going.

Everybody is dancing....I don't dance, but it's contagious. First time since high school. Nobody could care less. Everybody was dancing!!

s
Calgary
5 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Patsy cline tribute

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FB
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come to Lula Lounge many times, many of our musician friends perform there. Staff, everyone is exceptionally efficient, friendly, courteous, and accommodating. The Venue itself is also well laid out, great sound and food. Thanks for all they do for the city of Toronto.

VF
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Excellent show. Amazing group of talents to raise the voice of Patsy Cline in tribute. It will definitely become an annual MUST for my entertainment dollars.

C
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall1food4service4ambience1

I will not come back. Ever. Music was fantastic, server was sweet, but my friend and I felt swarmed by men, and I mean that in a very unpleasant way. Grabbed, groped and invaded, we had to sneak out. Not the type of place for ladies who have boundaries. Too bad, I just wanted to dance and enjoy the live music.

Lula Lounge
Responded on 6 September 2019

Thank you for the review. We were very concerned to read about your experience at Lula Lounge. Would you be willing to have a quick phone conversation with Tracy and Nicole, two of our managers? We have recently developed an Anti-Harassment policy at Lula Lounge that is intended to protect staff and clients. We take seriously our responsibility to foster an environment in which everyone feels safe. It would help us to hear more about what you experienced so that we can work to prevent issues

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CC
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Beautiful location. Great food. Great music BUT the air conditioning blew right on our table the whole night so we we’re freezing the whole night, wasn’t too happy about that.

GG
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner with a band a workshop salsa beginners and dancing with another band playing. We had a great time at Lula Lounge and we will be back on or next visit to Toronto all the way from Holland. G & R , Amsterdam

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