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Hot, cold & dessert buffet presents vegan through ovo-lacto dishes created by chefs who favour organic ingredients & gourmet techniques

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Promotional value expires Jun 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Dine-in only. Not valid for groceries and books. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Some claim plants don’t possess adequate muscle-building protein, but most change their mind after seeing a tree branch press a small automobile. Get primal fit with today’s Groupon to Commensal. Choose from the following options:

  • For $17, you get a vegetarian buffet dinner for two (up to a $35 value).
  • For $30, you get a vegetarian buffet dinner for four (up to a $70 value).
  • For $40, you get a vegetarian buffet dinner for six (up to a $105 value).<p>

Each dinner includes the following: * Up to $15 worth of buffet fare per person * One non-alcoholic drink per person (a $2.50 value)<p>

The above deal values reflect average spends. Each visit to the buffet is charged by dish weight—$24.30 per kilogram from the hot or cold buffet, and $27.70 per kilogram from the dessert buffet—and Commensal’s staff maintains a tab for each table. The average customer purchases $17.50 or less per meal.

Favouring organic, all-natural ingredients, the chefs at Commensal fill a vegetarian buffet with dishes ranging from vegan to ovo-lacto vegetarian specialties. The hot buffet emanates an array of colours, aromas, and jingles about healthy living as bands of gourmands survey dishes including ratatouille and Portuguese-style bean stew festooned with fried tofu, plum tomatoes, and bay leaves. To temper palates kindled by steamy fare, the cold buffet yields creations such as avocado topped in sweet scallions and doused in caper vinaigrette. The dessert buffet then tempts diners by presenting maple-syrup-tinged chocolate-mousse cake beside vegan double-chocolate-chunk cookies that call to diners like Barry White speaking through a subwoofer.

Though Commensal sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.


Commensal's chefs whirl all natural and organic ingredients into a series of hot, cold, and dessert items that showcase vegan, ovo, and lacto foods. A variety of accolades has been bestowed upon the restaurant and its selection of succulent dishes such as butternut-squash soup, florentine quiche, or lasagna—all of which are clearly marked with nutritional information. Patrons can load up on hummus, chickpea salads, or avocado in capers vinaigrette before seeking out freshly squeezed juices or fair-trade coffees. Dessert options such as key-lime pies, hazelnut cakes, or tapioca pudding are also priced per kilogram, allowing patrons to fill their purses until they’re overflowing.

Customer Reviews

thank you
Rita H. · March 13, 2013
Good food.
MANU S. · March 13, 2013
make sure food is hot ...fresh not reheated. This may be difficult to achieve because of the buffet style but we were the first ones there in morning for lunch buffet and food was reheated and rather dried out. still concept is great since in my family there are many dietary restrictions
Janet G. · January 4, 2013
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    Downtown Toronto

    655 Bay St.

    Toronto, Ontario M5G 2K4


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