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The Senator Winebar is located on our second floor in the original building that dates back to the 1860's. It is an intimate, Parisian style bistro serving hearty, delicious comfort food that is rooted in the classics, along with a curated selection of privately imported wines. A talented roster of artists, highlighted by the resident Juno award winning blues pianist Julian Fauth, perform various genres every Friday and Saturday night; see full listings on our MUSIC page. The 24 seat room is on top of the original Senator Diner and is outfitted with period furnishings including a 1920’s Prohibition era bar from Cleveland and a classic 1929 Heintzman upright piano.

    Please note the Winebar will only be open Friday and Saturday evenings during the month of September. The Diner will be open for business as usual.

    WINEBAR HOURS

  • ThursdayDinner 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • FridayDinner 5:30pm to 10:00pm|Music 9:00pm to Midnight|Cocktails and Snacks Until Closing
  • SaturdayBrunch 9:30am to 3:00pm|Dinner 5:30pm to 10:00pm|Music 9:00pm to Midnight|Cocktails and Snacks Until Closing
  • SundayBrunch 9:30am to 3:00pm
Brunch Menu
Dinner Menu
Wine Menu
Late Nite Snacks
The return of live music to the Senator has been welcomed by patrons who supported and loved the Top O’ the Senator - our internationally renowned jazz club - which flourished from 1991 until it closed in 2005 but we only have seating for 24 in our intimate Winebar which dates back to the 1860’s, so we highly recommend that guests make reservations to guarantee a table for dinner and then watch as the room transforms into an old-fashioned, late-night speakeasy with plenty of audience participation.
The resident artist at the Winebar is the Juno award winning blues pianist, Juian Fauth, who performs Fridays with a featured guest and on Saturday we showcase a wide range of artists in every genre - see listings below. The natural acoustics and sight lines are brilliant in this Parisian "boîte" and the Top O' the Senator is now truly back on top of the original Senator. Cover charges are typically $10 arriving before 9 P.M. $5 after 10 P.M and No Cover after 11 P.M.

Friday, October 05, 2018

Julian Fauth & Danny B

Our resident Juno award winning blues pianist performs every Friday evening with his special guest.

$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://julianfauth.com/

Artist Website - http://dannyb.ca/

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Alex Pangman

Canada's "sweetheart of swing" returns for her regular first Saturday of the month performance.
$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://alexpangman.com/

Friday, October 12, 2018

Julian Fauth & Jay Danley

$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://julianfauth.com

Artist Website - https://jaydanleyband.bandcamp.com/

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Jesse Whiteley with Kalya Ramu

Jesse Whiteley & Kalya Ramu
Saturday, October 13
Toronto jazz vocalist Kalya Ramu has a passion for old jazz, reviving music from the golden age of swing while also performing her own arrangements of standards from the 1920s-40s and performing her own compositions. Multi-talented pianist, singer, composer and arranger Jesse Whiteley performs the gamut of musical genres from blues, jazz, swing, and rhythm and blues. Together Kalya and Jesse create a rich and sublime evening of music crossing over many of these shared influences.
$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - https://jessewhiteley.com/

Artist Website - http://kalyaramu.ca/

Friday, October 19, 2018

Julian Fauth & Brian Blain

$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://julianfauth.com/

Artist Website - http://brianblain.ca/

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Johnny Blue with Almo

Johnny on acoustic guitar accompanied by Alex on piano perform their own renditions of classic rock, pop and blues classics.
$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Friday, October 26, 2018

Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka

$10 COVER, $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://julianfauth.com/

Artist Website -

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Lance Anderson with Quisha Wint

Unplugged and in our intimate space, acclaimed pianist Lance Anderson and gospel sensation Quisha Wint will knock you out with their soulful renditions of soul, blues and jazz classics.
$10 COVER. $5 AFTER 10 P.M. NO COVER AFTER 11

Artist Website - http://quishawint.com/

Artist Website - http://makeitrealrecords.com/

Friday, November 02, 2018

Julian Fauth & Guest

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Alex Pangman

Looking for a place for a special event?
Just look at the pictures in our Winebar Gallery and you will immediately realize why you need not look any further. Whether it's a business meeting, birthday or private party there is no other space in Toronto with such intimacy and historic charm. The Winebar is a fully self contained facility that comfortably seats 24 for a sit down dinner or a few more for cocktails and we will work with you to develop custom menus and services or book one of our artists if you are interested in live music to create a truly memorable event. We encourage you to reserve soon for the coming holiday season.