The Citizen in Toronto, Canada is a neighborhood bar and eatery that offers craft cocktails and timeless dishes in an atmosphere and décor inspired by the restaurant-bars that existed in the 1930s. The Citizen opened its doors to public on 20th March, 2014, with a mission to take its guests back to the elegant comforts of a bygone era.
The restaurant follows a simple guiding philosophy; if food is made with love, guests will always be happy. And true to this guiding principle, the restaurant uses locally sourced fresh ingredients to create its unique and satisfying dishes. The restaurant's handpicked selection of classic and inventive cocktails, and craft beers coupled with great food makes it an ideal venue for romantic dinners and late night parties with friends.
Hours of Operation
The Citizen restaurant operates 5 days a week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:00pm to 12:00am, and from Thursday through Saturday between 5:00pm and 2:00am. The restaurant remains closed on Sundays and Mondays.
The Citizen menu offers appetizers, snacks, salads, and sides along with the below mains and dessert;
· Mains - crispy chicken sandwich, tri-color ricotta gnocchi, the Citizen Cheese Burger, carbonara a la bucatini, veal Bolognese, Portuguese chicken, California cut striploin, sweet and sour ribs, tenderloin for two, cod and cabbage roll, and BBQ nachos and brisket
· Dessert - doughnuts, apple pie, birthday cake, and assorted teas and coffees
The Citizen's cocktails menu offers a variety of classic cocktails as well as innovative mixtures based on traditional favorites concocted by the house bartenders. The drinks are crafted by passionate bartenders who use fresh and seasonal ingredients coupled with some of the finest spirits and latest techniques to produce signature cocktails. The cocktail menu also offers brews, red wines, champagne, white, rosé, and sparkling wines.
Large parties that consist of 10 or more guests can choose from one of Citizen's seasonal family-style set menu options that start from $40 per guest. Family-style menus are ideal for big family dinners and offer shareable large platters of food that take center-table.
Large groups can walk-in without a reservation from Tuesday to Thursday, and for group dinners on Fridays and Saturdays, guests must have reservations. Large party reservations are required to be made via email at - firstname.lastname@example.org. The restaurant also offers a corporate events package for corporate functions like executive dinners, product launches, and intimate celebrations.
Reservations & Order Delivery
The Citizen's dine-in reservations are fulfilled by the YP Dine application while the restaurant's online food orders can be placed via the Foodora application. Both reservation and delivery order applications are available on the restaurant’s website. The Citizen’s delivery is offered from Tuesday to Saturday starting from late evening up to 11:00pm.
Citizen has a partnership with Uber and offers several promo codes that waive up to $25 off on the traveler’s first Uber ride. The promo codes are announced on the restaurant website from time to time.
The Citizen, 522 King St West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4, Canada, website, Phone: 416-703-2800