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Monk Kitchen at Templar Hotel

#1,282 of 7,066 Restaurants in Toronto
348 Adelaide St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R7, Canada
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
4 Oct 2014
“Amazing Experience!”
16 Sep 2014
“Fun evening with the Chef”
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Contemporary, Canadian
348 Adelaide St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

We had lunch at the Chef's table right inside the kitchen, it was simply amazing. There was no set menu the Chef asked us what type of meal we were looking for, we went with brunch, and he went and worked his magic with all...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We had a fun evening last Saturday with a group of friends at Monk Kitchen. The Chef came out introduced himself and asked if there were any allergies or aversions. Asked if we were okay with him selecting the menu and pairing which we were....More

Thank DeerParkMom
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We sat at the chef's table for our 10th anniversary dinner. The server really likes smiling and is attentive and warm. I asked her to surprise me with a cocktail and she didn't disappoint. Some fruity amazing-ness. I had three quickly... Not realizing they are...More

Thank Innyalot
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Honestly, this is a gem. It takes a lot to impress me, and this place is amazing. The venue is small, so you must have reservations. There are no menus, so you are at the whim of the chef and whatever amazing ingredients are available...More

Thank RandyFromOntario
Reviewed 24 May 2014

After reading so many rave reviews, we made an impromptu reservation. Surprisingly the place was empty on Good Friday, and we had all the time with chef Roberto. He spent the time walking us through each dishes and how they were made, and we watched...More

Thank Sebastian_Hon
Reviewed 13 May 2014

MONK is a small restaurant hidden in The Templar Hotel, one of, if not the coolest small design hotels anywhere. The restaurant boasts Chef Roberto who cooks without a menu (or a price-list) and chats you up to see what you like and don't like,...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I was impressed by so many rave reviews about Monk Kitchen, especially by those from guests that chose to have dinner in the kitchen. So, we went for it, and... we were vastly disappointed. The kitchen experience brings you a couple of nice chats with...More

Thank carles64
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Nothing to write home about! If you are really looking for a fine dinning experience, do not even think about this place. Food: Very basic. Not even presentation. Service: Good attitude, but zero etiquette. Wine: Very poor wine quality. Wine paring: They have no idea....More

1  Thank AB2804
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I had the pleasure of dining in Monk Kitchen, in the bottom of the Templar Hotel, this past weekend and I have absolutely impressed by the service, knowledge of the staff, and the delicious creations of chef Roberto. When we first arrived, we were toured...More

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 31 December 2013

My husband and I decided we wanted to just have a quiet New Year's Eve evening at home in advance of a big family get together on New Year's Day but wanted to do something fun during the day. Decided on an early movie at...More

1  Thank alwaysplanahead
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Adelaide St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
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  • This restaurant is at Templar Hotel
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