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The Monk's Table

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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
Bar, British, Canadian, Pub
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1276 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W5, Canada
+1 416-920-9074
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Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 10:30 - 02:00
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Toronto
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250 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This pleasant mid-town Toronto pub does not have a particularly strong kitchen. The fish and chips at lunch is long on French fries and short in terms of actual fish. The Cobb salad was pretty average. Service was efficient but not exactly warm. In short, the place really has little to recommend it, other than location.

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Thank robertwD7057IG
Singapore, Singapore
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179 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Good spot to spend a winters night. Great service, comfortable setting and solid food makes this pub a Yonge and St. Clair hot spot.

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Thank yagicorp
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Love this Pub. Best salads around. I think their cobb salad is the best in the city.Great choice of ales and well priced wines by the glass. Super spot for lunch or dinner. The fish and chips is also a great choice. Friendly service and always welcoming.

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Thank Dr Rich M
Toronto
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Neighbourhood friends have had lots of good things to say, so finally tried it out. I have to say it was 'average' at best, with the server being the best thing about it. Mussels in a green curry sauce were tiny and tired - a better restaurant would have taken them off the menu if that was the best quality... More 

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Thank Jandy49
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place is fab - the staff are so friendly and the food is fantastic. Try the Mac and cheese with added stilton! Good range of drinks too and reasonably priced. Such a warm atmosphere in here.

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Thank Row J
rome
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

On the outside it looks like nothing special, but once you sit down, look at the menu and sip one of their many well chosen beers you know you stumbled into the right place. The pub has a pleasant atmosphere, the service is first rate and the menu is actually one of the most exciting parts of the experience. It... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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284 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Behind an unimpressive, nondescript facade on Yonge Street above Summerhill and inside a grubby-looking pub decor on the main floor lies an opportunity for excellently-prepared dishes and a wide selection of beers. The menu is varied and interesting. Dishes are imaginative and contain many surprises well beyond anything usually available in a neighborhood pub. My burger (bun deferred) was solid... More 

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Thank ResidentePermanente
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and my two lads (14-11) popped in for lunch while in TO. The food was authentic, the beer was cold and the atmosphere is fantastic. I'd like to be there in the evening for pints with my mates! 👍👍🍻

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Thank Glen D
Toronto, Canada
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188 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The ambiance in this place has changed since its inception… and it’s much better. However, they could put up the lighting a little bit... I’d stayed away, not realizing… and then chanced to give it another go. Perhaps it’s what seems like a stronger feminine presence in management and among servers that makes it more comfortable. Also, food has improved.... More 

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Thank savvysolo
Canada
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Lots going on in summer on the amble from Sporting Life to Rosedale. The Monk's Table seemed like a nice pit stop. I went once before and this experience was as I remembered. Laid back, pleasant and welcoming ambience (open front, 90s sound track) and service. Top notch pub lunch food ("fried chicken sandwich" and salad) with a cold beer.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Canadian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1276 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-920-9074

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Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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