Whether you are on the go and crave the best Italian Coffee from the World’s 4th largest coffee producer Lavazza?  A great restaurant visit during the Toronto International Film Fest?  Or catching the Jay’s win a pennant?   Urban Dining Group offers a variety of restaurant brands and segments to satisfy your night out.




GABBY'S was founded in 1989 by a local Toronto based family.  Situated on Yonge Street, north of Lawrence Avenue in the heart of a populated upper-middle-class neighbourhood, the concept was simply to create a cozy environment that was well suited to have great conversations, served quality freshly cooked meals and offered great draft beer and spirit selections.   Currently there are a dozen or more GABBY'S locations in Ontario that serve over 35,000 customers a week.


HEY LUCY is a fun urban casual venue.  The three locations are in very diverse area in the downtown Toronto area but all offer the same great authentic wood burning ovens and thin crust pizza.  HEY LUCY offers a menu of Italian inspired dishes, great local salads and is famous for its martini selection and “Wednesday Night Martini” crowd.


Established in 2007, the Lavazza Espression chain has conquered important markets in Italy and abroad.  The Urban Dining Group currently operates five Lavazza Espression locations in Canada (Queens Quay, King Street West, Bay Street, Wilson Ave and the Lansdowne area in Ottawa).


Lavazza Espression is where consumers can experience the quality of Italy’s best-known coffee: a place where genuine flavours, creativity and an eye for design converge. With its top-quality products and warm, welcoming environment, Lavazza Espression is a landmark for aficionados of authentic Italian coffee.



AMSTERDAM BREWHOUSE is Toronto’s largest waterfront dining facility. This 14,000sq foot fully functioning Restaurant and Brewing facility sits on a landmark Pier in Toronto’s downtown core Harbourfront community.  We are surrounded by 3 sides of water and seat a total of 1000 people in side and on our 5 patio environments.  We have been voted as one of Toronto Best Patios, our partners at Amsterdam have been awarded countless brewing awards.  We offer a chef inspired menu and offer authentic wood oven cooking.  All products from our dressings to cheesecake are all made from scratch on site by a team of red sealed chefs.  We are family friendly, offer free beer tours and are open for lunch, dinner and late night dining.  As we are only 350 yards from the ROGERS center we offer a great TV and AV package for all the big games… on your way in be sure to drop into the retail beer store to take some beer home with you.



Interested in becoming a franchisee for one of our hospitality brands?  Contact info@urbandining.ca for more information.

TIFF function bookings at AMSTERDAM BREWHOUSE, HUSH and HEY LUCY can be custom tailored to each event budget. Select days are already booked.


Urban Dining Group is an umbrella company that operates unique hospitality brands within Canada.   Proudly serving guests within the Greater Toronto Area since 1989, Urban Dining Group values their humble beginnings as a Canadian family run operation.


Urban Dining Group properties are a dynamic mixture of both corporate and franchised locations that operate in non-competing sectors such as the high-end cafe brand – LAVAZZA, upscale casual dining – HUSH Restaurants, a chain of family dining sports bars – GABBY'S, wood oven pizzerias – HEY LUCY and a unique 14,000 square foot brewery themed restaurant in the heart of Toronto's waterfront – AMSTERDAM BREWHOUSE.


For more information about Urban Dining Group and their subsidiaries/properties, contact info@urbandining.ca.


Our people...


President – Todd Sherman

Chief Operating Officer – Grant Warfield

Vice President of Operations – Andrew Last

Head of Finance – Jay Ee

Operations Manager and IT – Rickey Lee

Operations Manager – Jesse Warfield

Head Office & Creative Manager – Violet Humphrey

Lead Culinary – Ricardo McLean


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Urban Dining Group Inc. 192 Bloor Street West, Suite 200 Toronto, ON, M5S 1T8

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