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About The Good Son Restaurant
Our menu is a reflection of the melting pot of cultures that has gentrified the Queen West neighbourhood in Toronto. With a focus on local and seasonal organic produce, hormone free and free range proteins, the menu has been designed for guests to share plates, in an effort to create a convivial and social dining experience.
Our Wood-Fire Pizzas are a cross between Roma and Neapolitan styles; cooked in a wood-burning M.A.M pizza oven imported from Italy. It yields a crust that is thin but sturdy. Wood-fire capabilities are critical for our menu as the flavour imparted on the food is exceptional and unique.
Our cocktails are equally thought out as our food. Our bartenders serve up a no-nonsense cocktail program featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients that are all made in house.
Toronto, ON M6J 1H9
Global, International, Pizzeria, Vegetarian
Hours of Operation:
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - Wednesday 6:00pm-11:00pm
Thursday: 6:00pm-11:00pm (Late Night 11pm-1am)
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00pm (Late Night 11pm-2am)
Sunday Brunch: 11am-3:00pm
Sunday Dinner: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Queen & Dovercourt
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Weekend Brunch, Wine
The Good Son Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
The waiter made me wait for table service for almost 15 minutes while he waited on 2 couples who came after me. When he finally got around to me I asked him why he made me wait. He was entertaining the other patrons with detailed descriptions of the menu. His excuse was he was busy waiting on patrons. I indicated that I was ahead of the patrons he was serving and I tried to get his attention but he did not make eye contact with me. I told him that next time to be more aware of his assigned space because he just lost a good tipper. Then he said, “are you ready to order?” No clue what service was about. When the bill came I asked him if he deserves a tip. He said, “I wasn’t too bad, was I?” That was it. No apologies. No tip. Zero. And bad review.
I have dined with the Good Son several times in the past and had phenomenal experiences both food and service wise. A group of friends went for brunch and what a nightmare! Our food was dropped off , one dish missing for an individual. The server walked by several times and we were unable to grab his attention to notify him. Once we finally were, he asked what she had ordered. He didn't communicate very well, he didn't even apologize he just said it's on us. Once her food came out he dropped it off and ran away before we were able to ask for any sauces, salt, pepper, refills to enjoy our meals. At this point all of our dishes are cold once the forgotten dish arrives. Water refills were scarce. Overall unimpressed with the brunch service we received. We all left wishing we had gone somewhere else because it was just such a frustrating experience.
went for a birthday dinner with family, which was not the right choice due to the noise level. we found the food to be good, but not amazing and quite salty. we waited an hour and 1/2 for our food, and had finished our bottle of wine before it came. they were apparently understaffed, and even when we asked for bread or a faster starter for the table since we were already starving, they said they wouldn't be able to do that. we literally were about to leave when our food arrived. in the end they comped us the bottle of wine and gave us 50% off the check, which did make us feel as though we weren't just robbed. needless to say, don't think we'll go back.
This was a wonderful restaurant ! We came up to Toronto from the states & were looking to a restaurant with a few vegetarian options-- this place was perfect. I had one of the best wood oven pizzas I've ever had ( the only better one was in Italy). I found it to be very reasonably priced & the wait staff were great!
The combination of ingredients and spices were exceptional. Each dish that had a sauce was exquisite. The server was extremely helpful in his recommendations and we ended up sharing 4 choices which was an excellent idea. Although it is not the largest menu in town, do not pass up the experience of dining here!
Fantastic ambiance, really cool space make us feel like we were in someone's living room. Server was very polite and exceptionally helpful and friendly. Really knew his stuff! The playlist that night was fantastic. Food was unique and really tasty. Thoroughly enjoyed and will be back soon.
My friends an I celebrated a birthday over dinner at The Good Son on Saturday night and the evening was nothing short of amazing. I have been to the restaurant many times and have always loved the food, drink and service - but this time The Good Son really out did themselves. I had asked for a table by the front, which we received, our server was very attentive and polite and the food was absolutely outstanding. We had a bottle of the Shiraz wine to pair with a few dishes that we shared - steak and frites, shrimp, beef tartar, prosciutto pizza and brussel sprouts. It was all unbelievably tasty and I cannot wait to go back.
We had a great evening at The Good Son restaurant. We really enjoyed the shared plates format for the meal. They had a great selection of beer and a nice wine list. The waiter was very helpful, assisting us with suggestions from the menu and having our meals delivered so that they were easy to share. I look forward to returning the next time that I'm in the area.
When I made a reservation on OpenTable, I was asked whether I wanted a regular or a high top table I asked for a regular. When we arrived on time for our reservation, the hostess had no idea I requested a regular table, and we were sat at a high top since nothing else was available. Why bother asking for preferences when no attention is paid? Other than that, food and service were very good.
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