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Bar Reyna

4.5
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588 Reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Mediterranean
This atmospheric restaurant, in a timeless two-storey Victorian house with a year-round back patio, was conceived by restaurant industry veteran Nicki Laborie.

Bar Reyna was designed as an energetic gathering place where the vibe, food and drinks intermix to create a wholly unique restaurant experience. Our menu features an eclectic mix of table snacks and larger plates that traverse the Mediterranean.


Bar Reyna is available for private dining events. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 588 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Jonefraser
Toronto
12 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

First time there - date night with my wife. The back patio setting was great, food was tasty and service was friendly and efficient - until the last dish.

Being a tapas restaurant, we ordered 2-3 dishes at a time, not sure how big they would be. Our first 2 rounds of orders were well timed and we were never without something in front of us.

On our 3rd order, it took 1/2 hour for the dishes to arrive. The waiter did sheepishly apologize, but it killed our desire to order more.

The food and setting was good enough that I would recommend it and return for another try, but they do need to work on their pacing if they want to maintain that tapas vibe.

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Louis
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food4service1ambience2

Very good food and fun cocktails, but service has been consistently poor each time I’ve been here.

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vipBella714
Chicago
67 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Food and service were great.

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Hannah
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely patio and lovely staff as well. Food was fantastic. Would highly recommend!

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SonyaA
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Love this restaurant. Food is excellent and it’s soooo pretty, love the patio. Only thing I don’t like is how dim it is, and there’s only one candle at a table for 6. It’s soooo dim and then they turn down the lights even more. I’m not even old, I’m a young person and I think the lighting is way too dim. Otherwise I loveeee this place! Lots of vegetarian options for my friends and the outdoor part is still covered so you don’t feel the cold or the wind but can still see the sky!

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EPep
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The back patio at Bar Reyna is amazing. Super cute and cozy. The heaters are EVERYTHING. We sat at the far back corner which was super quiet and relatively private. This spot is nice for a date but also a good spot to take your mom or your grandma for cocktails.

The food here is excellent. We had the feta fries and the calamari to start.

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Devon
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent space! Highly recommend. Great food, excellent wine list, sexy atmosphere and great staff

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasant experience. The atmosphere is great. Food is amazing. Staff are polite and friendly. Would go back and strongly recommend.

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JenniferA
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful back patio. Cocktails were delicious-try the sangria and the white Negroni. Order the chicken tacos and highly recommend the lamb phyllo. Outstanding!

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Ashraf
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the experience of food, environment, service and the delicious cocktails - totally recommended place to hang out as a group and couples

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Alli
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Food is amazing!! Small portions but great food. They didn’t have pogo stick or lamb backlava ready so go after 530 pm.

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NSDS0922
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Given the reviews for this restaurant I was expecting something outstanding but it was a letdown. The food taste was mediocre, it was just fried white bread with some frozen smoked salmon with a badly dressed salad that was improperly plated around the sandwich so that it was impossible to not spill the salad all over the table. The salad tasted like eating a bunch of onions - it had no other taste and the dressing was awful. It seems like it was phoned in and was disappointing, especially for the high price charged.

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vipmaggie
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great dinner. Food and drinks were wonderful and service was impeccable! Looking forward to returning soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome!!!!

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JuliaV
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great service good food great atmosphere enjoy going there every time love the lamb baklava

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vipHungryGirl
Toronto
19 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

I really like Bar Reyna however I couldn’t relax and enjoy it today as the staff wore masks that aren’t Protective enough. I get that it is nice to have comfortable masks but I won’t go back until Covid is “over” or they get masks that are more. Compliant with Toronto Health Guidelines.

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talia
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

This place is really nice! The food portions were larger than expected, and for Yorkville I think the value of this place is fantastic. The secret patio is so adorable and instagrammable. It’s a really nice place for any type of occasion!

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Anthony
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very cool hidden back patio. Very unique. Great cocktails and unique twist to middle eastern food. A bit on the pricey side.

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TomD
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , beautiful evening. Will definitely be back

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PaulineY
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend and I went for lunch on Wednesday. The patio was beautiful and shady so we weren’t too hot. The food was delicious and a good portion for the price.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Experience, Great Service, Mouth watering dishes!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating our two-year wedding anniversary by having a staycation in the heart of Toronto. We made a reservation for lunch at Bar Reyna and was seated on the beautiful patio located at the back of the restaurant. It was absolutely beautiful, and the food was delicious!

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TinaDee
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Upon arriving for our reservation, we had to wait for our table. Once the table was ready at the back patio (as requested) we were given a horrible seat in a dark abandoned corner besides a utility door. The seating was awkward because I was much lower on the sofa side, compared to my husband on his seat.. we tried switching seats and it was still really weird. I wanted to surprise my man for his 30th and this place was a big disappointment.. also, the clear plastic visor over the servers and employees mouths, rests on their chin and is open upwards. The moisture from their mouths is just going up and outwards, it’s absolutely useless for them to wear it. Never going back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yes ! It’s a perfect place for girlfriends or date. Lamb baklava’s are amazing!

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vipAlinaP
Italy
7 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had a nice experience with my girlfriends. The atmosphere is nice, and although you are in one of the loudest neighbourhoods, the back patio is really nice. We enjoyed our conversations. The food was great. The portions definitely worth their values. Thank you

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FilipG
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Toronto. Tasty food good environment and for higher class it's priced well.

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LEDP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

I really enjoyed the food, meals were timely and tasted wonderful. Service was great! We never had any trouble ordering. Only concern is with the face shield, since I didn’t feel it is protective enough for the servers. But otherwise, would come back again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and staff are incredible. Owners take care to come by and check on level of quality, and remember their regulars. Just amazing.

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vipJOannaTiffin
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was incredible ! Five stars!!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great and delicious meal! Loved the grilled cheese and salad (not too much dressing = perfect). The Arabic fries were to die for. Very reasonably priced as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Waited a bit too long in between courses

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vipKiraS
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place for lunch. Sharing with the rest of your party.

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MarianneR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Bar Reyna came recommended to us. We were a party of five being seated in the back area. Not impressed with the seating as it was far too hot and not an interesting surrounding.

The server did his best but the service was very slow.

The oysters were excellent and of great value. All the other dishes were overpriced for the size and not suitable for sharing at all. We left hungry.

We will not come back unless some drastic changes are being made.

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Mazen
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and good value. Though our server was new, he knew the menu and gave us a wonderful service. Highly recommended.

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MichelleL
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Already came to Bar Reyna two previous times, so I knew it’d be the perfect place to go and surprise my friend for her birthday. We came for brunch, and our server recommended the mimosas for drinks to start with - which were delicious! I had the Shakshuka and my two friends had the Crab Benedict. We nibbles on the Italian fries on the side, which are the best fries I’ve ever had (considering they’re cut super thin, which is my preference). We sat in the outdoor area (which has an open roof during summer), but this time it was sealed and had heaters all around, which made it very cozy. Overall, everyone enjoyed their time here!

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JustineR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience. Food was delicious! Would definitely recommend going during happy hour and trying the Lebanese tacos and halloumi. Wow!

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vipmarlo
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

It’s either freezing or uncomfortably hot.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner and waitress was superb

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jayne
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very impressed with this Yorkville find, good food and atmosphere

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vipelizabethn
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Had lunch there with a couple of girlfriends. The restaurant is super cosy, love the atmosphere. Lunch menu a little limited, but we loved what we had. Especially the chicken tacos.

FAQs

Bar Reyna offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (647) 748-4464.

Bar Reyna is rated 4.5 stars by 588 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.

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