Antler

As the name hints, Antler focuses on game meat. So, while the menu offers chicken and vegetarian dishes, diners can also take advantage of wild boar, venison, and duck.

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We started with Venison Tartare – spiced minced venison, raw quail egg, with crostini. This was quite delicious.

My significant other ordered the Spice Ash Crusted Rack of Deer – braised shoulder with parsnip purée and swiss chard (see featured image above). The deer was tender and perfectly cooked.

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I ordered the special, a duck cavatelli. The flavours were good, but I found the pasta slightly overcooked. I need my pasta to be al dente so this was a disappointment.

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I was satisfied, but not thrilled with my dish. Fortunately, we ended with a great wild blueberry ricotta cheesecake with a hazelnut crumble.

Antler, 1454 Dundas St West, Toronto, ON

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