Our Restaurant

Regarded as one of the best Italian restaurants in Toronto, BLU Ristorante is conveniently located in the trendy Yorkville area, close to Toronto’s finest designer shops and hotels. Our romantic restaurant features live music every weekend, and our wine bar area is the perfect place to relax for an after work or pre-show drink.

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Our team

Alfredo
Rodríguez

Owner & General Manager, Alfredo has operated BLU for ten years. Involved in hospitality since he was a teenager, Alfredo has had the opportunity to work in Mexico, Spain, and Canada.

Eric
Bucher

Originally from San Francisco, Chef Eric has worked at BLU for the last six years. Trained at le Cordon Bleu, Eric is always innovating the gastronomic experience at BLU.

Antonio
Gallini

A native to Emilia Romagna, Antonio studied culinary arts in Rimini, Italy. Before joining the BLU team as sous-chef, Antonia worked in London, England for a few years.

Cody
Ovans

An service industry professional with over ten years of experience, Cody firmly believes that the success of a restaurant is grounded in delivering an exceptional guest experience.

Meet Chef

Born and raised in California, Chef Eric studied at Le Cordon Bleu and began his cooking career at the Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. From there, he went on to Napa Valley to work with chefs Douglas Keane at Cyrus and Thomas Keller of the 3 Michelin Star French Laundry. His passion for cooking stems from bringing people together and creating dishes that evoke sense of familiarity and happiness.

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What our guests say

Definitely have to come back!

FrankGeisler
TripAdvisor

Was the perfect place for an intimate evening with friends who wanted to catch up.

David_M
TripAdvisor

Service is attentive and food presentation and taste superb. 

Jamjar
OpenTable

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