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Restaurant type

  • Casual Dining,

Cuisine type

  • Canadian,

Features

  • Restaurant With Terrace,
  • Alcohol Served,

Atmosphere

  • Trendy,
  • Intimate,
  • Casual,

Products and Services

  • Catering,
  • Food Dudes,
  • Restaurant,
  • Sharing Plates,
  • Contemporary Food,
  • International Cuisine,
    • Annex Dining,
    • Chopped Salad,
    • Hamburger,
    • Brunch,
    • Dinner,
  • more...
  • less...

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
196 Robert St, Toronto, ON M5S 2K7
Useful Information

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Kitchen Hours 5:30- 10:30 Mon-Sat

Rates:

  • $26 To $60,

Methods of Payment:

Meet the owner

It’s barely 6 pm and Rasa is already slammed. “Our customers are always such an eclectic mix of people,” says co-owner Adam Minster before turning to discuss the night’s cocktail options with a couple of older ladies who recently pulled up to the bar.

“We’re regulars,” explains one of the women. “This is our local, we come here a few times a week and we love it – the menu changes often, so we never get bored,” she says while tucking into the fish board. The board features a trio of fish prepared in different ways. Tonight’s triplet is a caprese albacore tuna with tomato confit and basil sauce, a jerked steelhead trout with apple relish and plantain chips, and the final pescatarian delight: smoked branzino with dill crème fraiche, orange caviar and mustard chips.

Read the story of Rasa Restaurant

Ratings & Reviews - Rasa Restaurant

How would you rate this business?
September 19, 2019

My favourite restaurant in Toronto. Never disappoints

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 15, 2019

Amazing experience at Rasa!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 12, 2019

Amazing as always !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 12, 2019

Chopped salad is bananas!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 10, 2019

Rasa is always a good choice!! I was most recently there on their Monday night prix fixe which is always excellent. Plus they have wonderful live music on Monday nights which comes across as background music — perfect! Love the staff too; they are welcoming and friendly.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 8, 2019

The food was delicious....we sampled 7 different dishes and everything was phenomenal. .a cut above other restaurants.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 7, 2019

Always delicious and great service!!!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 6, 2019

We love Rasa and will keep returning for excellent, innovative food and engaging and peerlesly professional service. Thank you Sara and the entire team for such an exemplary culinary experience. Love the concept of reducing food waste, we will be back again and again x

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 3, 2019

Terrific food and service! The freshly squeezed lime for the G&T was an added treat! Thank you

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 1, 2019

Quaint , comfortable setting coupled with friendly , attentive service and complimented by food that is innovative in its preparation and presentation Neighbourhood spot that is worth travelling to even if you come from far Third or fourth time and we could come once a week and enjoy it

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 31, 2019

A very delicious meal! Five dishes, one bottle of wine and a dessert, fantastic service made for a wonderful evening. Thank you.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 31, 2019

What a great place to celebrate (out of town) my wife’s birthday!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 29, 2019

Outstanding service and incredible food/tastes. Rasa is a must for foodies.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 28, 2019

great food friendly service my favorite restaurant always leave regretting I left it so long before returning

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 28, 2019

We had a wonderful meal at Rasa. Great wine, nice ambiance, and really excellent service. The set Monday menu was delicious--we loved everything we had. I especially appreciated how accommodating they were of my dairy intolerance! Highly recommend. We hope to be back soon!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 27, 2019

5 stars

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 27, 2019

Went to Rasa with my wife on our trip to Toronto. The atmosphere is really cool, the food was delicious, and the service was great. Will definitely go again if we’re back in the area. 10/10

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 26, 2019

This is my tenth dinner at Rasa over the last few years. Time and time again I am impressed by the spectacular and friendly service as well as the quality of the dishes. The menu is a good balance of diner favorites and new dishes. Every single dish is a perfectly balanced adventure. While I usually prefer to try new restaurants every week, Rasa is one of the few restaurants that keep me coming back. Always at the top of my list of Toronto restaurants I recommend.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 25, 2019

Awesome!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 21, 2019

Food was fantastic and service! Only negative comment relates to water. Please think about providing jugs/or bottles cos we experienced empty glasses from time to time !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 20, 2019

This restaurant was so sweet. A couple of months ago, this restaurant played along to a surprise bachelorette party even though they knew we were not going to dine there. I’m so glad we came here to eat out in the end and there wasn’t a single dish we didn’t like. The concept of east meets west flavours was impeccable. Our favourite was the bbq shrimp.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 19, 2019

Good service. South east Asian fusion tasting menu. Extremely delicious sticky buns I have already recommended friends to come.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 17, 2019

We were celebrating my sister's birthday and staff kindly placed at the back table on the patio where it was very quiet. The staff were very pleasant and prompt with their service. We especially like how we got to meet several staff as different ones brought different dishes. The food was all great and the creme brule dessert was outstanding. Thanks for recognizing my sister's birthday with a small gift!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 14, 2019

What a lovely atmosphere and what lovely food! The service was also impeccable 10/10

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 13, 2019

Amazing food and service! We were replete with allergies and we were treated splendidly! Thank you Rasa - another great meal! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

We couldn’t have enjoyed our experience more. The staff was friendly and accommodating and the food was amazing. We especially loved the Brussels sprouts, the shrimp, the mushroom dumplings, and the chopped salad!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

This place is a hidden gem! So glad we were able to experience it.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

Amazing experience they changed the tasting menu to my preference knowing i was a chef in the industry without any kickback... we bought a round for the kitchen because the food was so good

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

Our server helped us determine portions for our share plates, was very knowledgeable on dishes, was very warm, and thoughtful when ending our meal with a digestif on the house; servers assistants were efficient and ensured cleanliness of table; food was incredible and and plated in high-quality manner; overall atmosphere was casual, welcoming, intimate and great for any occasion.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 10, 2019

This is my absolute favourite restaurant in the city because the food, service and ambiance are always outstanding. Even after many years of going back over and over, they never cease to amaze me. Thank you for another great night!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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