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Parlor Foods & Co.

333 King St. W. (Widmer St.) Send to Phone
In Toronto’s Theatre District, elevated versions of familiar dishes in a rustic environment.

Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Parlor Foods & Co. Restaurant Review

: Rustic and comfortable, Parlor is the place to gather with friends and enjoy fine-dining quality food. The menu plays on methods of preservation, from pickling to smoking, to display Canadian products at their very best. Consider ordering ornately arranged platters of seasonal pickled vegetables or charcuterie, which are prepared in-house. We recommend the seared flat-iron steak with a hearty potato croquette; the steak is sliced to reveal a perfect pink center. Also sample the daily fish, which may be crispy-skinned sea bream with roasted Brussels sprouts, dried fruit and celeriac purée. Mains might take a while to turn up at the table, but they are piping hot and beautifully plated when they arrive. Unfortunately, Parlor’s relaxed nature extends to the service as well, and some diners' drink orders are missed. The dessert menu is indulgent with options like coconut-mango crème brûlée and rich peanut butter chocolate cake. Parlor has many signature cocktails, like the smoked maple Manhattan, made with Crown Royal and smoked maple syrup. But if you visit on a Thursday night, take advantage of half-priced liters of white wine.


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