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Old Avenue Restaurant & Bakery

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The atmosphere in our restaurant will take you back to the 50’s and 60’s. The walls are decorated with antique vintage collections and and beautiful 3D scenery.
Our cuisine is traditional food of the Southern Caucasus, innovative with Mediterranean influences, and our seasonal menus are elegant and genuine celebrations of amazing food.
Old Avenue is a guide to the world’s best-kept culinary secret: the cuisine of Southern Caucasus and surrounding areas with:
·      A bounty of fresh produce,
·      The harmony of savory and sweet within meat and grain-based dishes and a deep, spiritual love of bread – ubiquitous, fragrant and essential.
Come and encounter a food experience like no other in the GTA at Old Avenue.

The Team

Experience & Commitment

Mahmud Allahverdiyev CHEF

graduated from the Baku Culinary School with highest grades in 1997. Throughout the years before coming to Canada, he participated in culinary championships in Europe and other parts of the world. In 2003, he received 2 gold medals in the world culinary championship “Taste of the World 2003”.

He worked in different countries as a chef and he is the official ambassador of the Azerbaijan Culinary Association in Canada. Mahmud’s dedication and passion to procuring the freshest & finest foods, combined with his skills & imaginative preparations, ensures our valued guests will be served only the best, thoughtfully-sourced ingredients and products for a world-class culinary experience unlike any other.


Southern Caucasus has always been distinguished for its fascinating nature, the warmth and hospitality of its people. Even famous French writer Alexander Duma could not conceal his admiration when he wrote about the richness of the region, especially Azerbaijani cuisine, how each ingredient complements each other in the prepared food. When we talk about cuisine of the surrounding area, the first 2 countries that come to mind are Israel and Turkey, countries with rich cuisine and traditions

Mahmud Allahverdiyev 

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A taste of Azerbaijan and surrounding regions – complete with old-school kitsch – to the city.

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Old Avenue Restaurant in Toronto brings Azerbaijani food to life