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Restaurant type

  • Lounge,

Cuisine type

  • International,
  • American Cuisine,

Dishes

  • Sandwiches,
  • Burgers,
  • Brunch,
  • Hamburger,

Features

  • ATM,
  • WiFi,
  • Patio,
  • Restaurant With Wifi Internet,

Atmosphere

  • Casual,

Products and Services

  • Full Dinner Menu,
  • Comfortable Booth,
  • Event,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

Getting There

  • Cabbagetown,
Location
424 Parliament St, Toronto, ON M5A 3A2
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
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Rates:

  • 10$ To 20$,
  • $11 To $25,

Methods of Payment:

Meet the owner

The Local Gest’s four owners (Gary, Eric, Sean and Tiffany, or GEST) aren’t your typical Toronto restaurateurs. The four locavore business partners own an acre of land in Sutton, Ontario, where they grow vegetables for their Cabbagetown restaurant.

Established in 2013 in the former Ben Wicks space on Parliament Street, The Local Gest takes pride in supporting homegrown craft breweries and Ontario farmers — it’s all “local, local, local,” says owner Tiffany Smith.

The chef, Javier, says this farm-to-table approach is his dream. “This is what I love,” he says. “As a chef, to be able to grow your own food, cook it and present it on the table…I love converting food into smiles.”

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Ratings & Reviews - The Tilted Dog Pub & Kitchen

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December 9, 2019

Great wait staff and pleasantly surprised at the yummy food

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 23, 2019

Lovely food and staff

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 13, 2019

Lovely thanksgiving dinner - great service it worked perfect for us

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

October 4, 2019

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, good food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 20, 2019

The lady that served us the food was super nice! Will recommend this place to my friends :) Great atmosphere too

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 11, 2019

A lovely evening.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 4, 2019

Beautiful hidden gem! Owner and staff make you feel like family, will try and accommodate your every wish- a definite must try in T.O

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

September 1, 2019

Very friendly service. Tiffany was great.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 26, 2019

Even though I live in the GTA when we drove into the area surrounding the restaurant, I was unsure about the area and hesitated to go down the steps and into the restaurant. However, I was determined not to give up because the reviews on Trip Advisor were very good. I am so glad I did. The owners are delightful and make you feel like you are at their home for dinner and drinks. The service was wonderful and the food was great. Don't let the area make you miss this gem in Cabbagetown.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 24, 2019

Absolutely delicious and service was amazing!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 23, 2019

Fantastic food, great atmosphere and wonderful service. 5/5!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 17, 2019

Friendly atmosphere and live music. Good food.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

August 15, 2019

Amazing service and food!!! You won’t leave hungry. Their beer selection is amazing too. Super friendly and attentive staff. Will definitely go back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 12, 2019

We arrived late and they had just gotten slammed. Despite being warned that it would be a while for our food it came out in a reasonable amount of time. The staff was pleasant and even gave us a history lesson on that part of the city.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 2, 2019

Was a great restaurant with great service!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 29, 2019

Excellent food and service, really enjoyed, great menu

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 28, 2019

Tasty food, welcoming waitstaff and great atmosphere.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 8, 2019

I’m so glad I found this place. Excellent food and service. If I lived in Toronto, this would be a place I would frequent often!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 6, 2019

I did like the restaurant and the service but was surprised and disappointed that the credit card machine only allowed for 15%, 20% and higher as tips and no possible way to create my own percentage amount. I’ve never come across that. The server himself commented on that but made no suggestion that that would be corrected. Quite strange. Other than this , the evening was enjoyable.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

June 24, 2019

Very friendly cafe-restaurant. Great food and very welcoming. Had a table of 5 with friends for Sunday brunch and nothing seemed beyond Tiffany and the staff to make our brunch a memorable experience. Good bloodies too. Highly recommended. Just visiting Canada from England and glad we found this friendly gem of a place.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 25, 2019

Absolutely loved eating here! We were visiting for a conference and the service was great and the food was amazing!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 22, 2019

We had a great time!! We were a party of two adults and three teens and had great food and great service. The waiter was awesome helping us pick out food and had a great sense of humor. We had salmon pasta, bbq chicken, the fried chicken sandwich, steak frites, and the Cubana sandwich. Everyone was really happy with their food. Would definitely recommend!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 20, 2019

shepherds pie - beyond 5stars!, upscale dessert presentation, wife loved her raspberry mojito ...... highly recommend this place, it’s artsy/whimsical with a great staff and service. For a casual atmosphere and reasonable prices, they deliver a top notch experience.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 19, 2019

All good.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 10, 2019

It was so good to go away from busy touristic Toronro s diowntown to this neighborhood pub and have home made family food. With the owner s nice smile and personnal touch. We loved it!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 3, 2019

Friendly place, good service and food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 11, 2019

Visiting from UK. Very good service. Food was very good

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 5, 2019

The owner Sean is very nice. I didn't speak as much with his wife but I also liked her. Food was good.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

May 2, 2019

We had a great lunch with friendly efficient service. We will be back!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

April 21, 2019

A great place to dine or just have great time with friends! Four different meals and all were great!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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