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BISTRO  | $$$
169 Niagara St.,
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1C9

43.641913 -79.406284

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A seat in Michael Caballo and Tobey Nemeth’s quaint, candlelit pair of rooms is the toughest reservation in town. A visit amounts to a gourmet tour across the country, starting with ­steaming-from-the-oven Red Fife wheat bread and a high-fat Eastern Townships butter. Caballo does brilliant things with fish (a rarity in this meaty era), like dust a slab of albacore with a powder he’s made by dehydrating the tuna’s bloodline—the powder imparts a salty, iron-rich punch to an already complex plate of blanched heirloom tomatoes and slivers of raw, crunchy shishito peppers. The star of the night is a beef course of applewood smoked shoulder, braised cheek and crunchy-creamy fried sweetbreads, all surrounded by a pool of fresh grits made from height-of-the-season Ontario corn.

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Neighbourhood: Niagara

Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, Interac, Cash

Days Closed: Monday, Tuesday, Holidays


Reader Reviews of Edulis


Average user ratings (out of 10):


Awesome !!!! by Sergio from Toronto on 2013-10-31

Overall Rating: 10.0 (out of 10)
Food: 10  | Decor: 10  | Service: 10

"My favourite Toronto restaurant !!!!!!"

- Sergio

our waitress was so terrible by eden feldman from toronto on 2013-05-07

Overall Rating: 4.0 (out of 10)
Food: 6  | Decor: 5  | Service: 1

"she rushed us..never explained the menu..realized we were first timers to this place..not worth it. theres restaurants up the street that make this place seem like chucky cheese. "

- eden feldman


The emperor...no...something... by jeff from Toronto on 2013-03-01

Overall Rating: 4.3 (out of 10)
Food: 1  | Decor: 6  | Service: 6

"It's amazing what a hyperbolic review in a big time (for Canada) mag can do...After trying all the main items on the menu I can say without any doubt that Edulis is the most overrated resto in T.O
Flabby chicken (cooked in hay...waste of hay), tasteless rib eye, one of the only chocolate desserts I've had that I actually had to spit out (who knew burnt olive oil wouldn't go with?)...it's shameful that this place is still receiving such undeserved accolades
If I didn't have 3 other friends whom I trust tell me the same thing I'd say maybe it was a bad night but I've decided that, as in all aspects of life, some people (chefs, docs, writers, etc) GET IT, and some do not...and the ones who do not but have some (brief) success must KNOW someone....and I fear that is Edulis....they get marketing, but have no clue about flavour"

- jeff

Amazing by Suhan from Toronto on 2012-07-27

Overall Rating: 10.0 (out of 10)
Food: 10  | Decor: N/A  | Service: N/A

"Having dined at Edulis three times, I can say that each experience was truly outstanding and exceeded my expectations. The constant progression of the menu, selection of amazing ingredients, mouthwatering offerings (ie. chicken roasted in hay), and the service are phenomenal. Easily the best dining experiences I have had in Canada."

- Suhan

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