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Gilead Cafe and Bistro

4 Gilead Pl
Toronto, ON M5A 3C9

(647) 288-0680

Rating: out of 5 stars (91 reviews) Average Rating Over Time
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Hours: Sun 10am-3pm; Mon-Tue & Thu-Sat 8am-3pm
Status: Closed
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club


A welcoming, casual venue for the foodie-friendly offerings of top Toronto chef Jamie Kennedy. Mornings and at lunch, the café features seasonal, local dishes, plus pastries, bread and coffee. In the evening the space becomes an intimate wine bar featuring small plates paired with Ontario wines. Breakfast, Lunch Mon.-Sat., dinner Tue.-Sat.; Sun. brunch. Casual. Entrees: $9-$19. AE, MC, V.
by whereca on June 01, 2014 from whereca

Editorial Reviews

Chef Jamie Kennedy's "flair" elevates "honest" "comfort food" made with local ingredients at this "casual" Corktown Canadian (including a "fantastic" Ontario wine list) in a "simple" yet "cosy" space; lunch-goers order from the counter, and there's also Sunday brunch.
by zagat on November 19, 2013 from zagat
After years of building a restaurant empire and then scaling back, star chef Jamie Kennedy is back behind the stove at this small, beautiful bistro. In other words, the food is sublime. Menus change daily and draw inspiration from local and seasonal ingredients. (Kennedy is a pioneering locavore.) Come for a light breakfast of fresh-baked pastries and organic yogurt; at lunch, try the chef's...
Rated 5 stars by frommersca on January 13, 2012 from frommersca
Jamie Kennedy has moved into Corktown with his latest culinary installment, Gilead Cafe. My friends and I popped in for lunch and fully enjoyed our meal, owing to the mixture of great tasting food, casual atmosphere, and super friendly staff. You can be sure to find JK's traditional philosophy (of sourcing local ingredients and bringing out the best of seasonal produce) incorporated into every...
Rated 2.7 stars by Staff on December 10, 2010 from blogto
Jamie Kennedy strikes his magic wand again, in this informal out of the way cafe in a Corktown alleyway (i.e. consult a map before you go). Critics, foodies and locals are found flocking to this open and airy space with canned produce in mason jars filling the sunny walls. Could it be because it's a more casual place to get that infamous poutine than JK Winebar? Or the greasy goodness of that...
by blackbookmag on November 08, 2008 from blackbookmag
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