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Penelope Restaurant

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300-225 King Street West | Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M2, Canada
14163519393
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Burlington, Canada
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us went to Penelope's before going to a show across the street. The service was amazing, the staff was friendly and the food was delicious.

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Thank Ruth C
Hamilton
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125 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiters dressed in black and white. the restaurant is bright and huge with linen table cloths. Excellent old school service. I was with a group of 20 and the waiters got every order correct. Great selection, attention to detail, good food. The portions are generous . I had one of the daily specials, grilled salmon on a Cesar salad. I... More 

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Thank KennyJH
Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, classic Greek food with charming servers. Food is good but your average Greek food - nothing extraordinary or extra special. Great, large location right on King.

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Thank aeh91190
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Greek restaurant offers a Lamb shank that is to die for! The portion was very generous, tender and tasted great. My wife had filet mignon on a skewer, that was also delicious! Pricing reasonable.Parking under the building and they validate your parking ticket.

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Thank Corrie V
Calgary, AB Canada
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Bright,large restaurant with linen table cloths! Old school service, real waters that get your order correct. Good selection, attention to detail, good food. If you are thinking dinner before the theatre, these folks are superb at prompt,service. The portions are huge. Be sure to check out the daily specials, they were excellent! Hint...they have free underground parking for their patrons!

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Thank MarilynandGary
Maple, ON
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Hi, we had family visiting and tried to find a central location as well as easy access to the Royal Alex. I originally made a reservation for 14 but 20 people ended up coming. The restaurant was more than willing to accommodate our changes. We had a lovely dinner and great celebration. The food was fabulous - no complaints. I... More 

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Thank sunfunMaple_ON
Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Bright , open atmosphere. Excellent service. Moderate prices. Portions were large, but lacking in flavour. Tzatziki sauce required to step things up. Great location for theater, plus free validated parking underground.

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Thank Jim K
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Monday as a large group of 18. Restaurant was quiet as there were no shows which was good. Good was amazing - the garlic shrimp was delicious but my peer who had the seafood souvlaki found it tin be dry. Unfortunately, the head of the table was offered the desert menu but declined and those of... More 

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Thank Gabbygale
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Went there for a business lunch. Enjoyed the special and the flaming cheese but found it difficult to talk to the person on the other side of the table due to the noise. We managed through and enjoyed the meal immensely.

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Thank ratfinkle
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food, the service, the dessert! We stopped here after the lunch rush and still we were treated wonderfully. No rush at all, beautiful environment. Absolutely worth visiting.

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Thank Ron K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300-225 King Street West | Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: 14163519393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown West

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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 Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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