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Banknote Bar

#1,039 of 7,079 Restaurants in Toronto}
€€ - €€€, ,
663 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
+1 416-947-0404
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
€€ - €€€
663 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on a corner, always wanted to go in, but was disappointed during the visit, nothing special, no speciality beers, average selection of the food. Wont go back.

Thank Vic D
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

As ever more trendy hipster bars pop up in King West, where it is more important to be seen than it is to demand great service and good value, it is refreshing to have a true neighbourhood bar to have a cold drink after work...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We ate in this bar a couple of times for dinner. Service was a bit hit and miss depending on which server you got. The steak frites was a very good piece of steak and very enjoyable. I had the prime rib one night but...More

Thank Sharben
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered a steak, and all I got was a slab of meat and some average french fries. No sauce or a salad on the side. The meat also looked and tasted burnt. The beer was good and they had a nice selection. The waitress...More

Thank Andreas R
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I felt overrated, nothing special compare to other places beside it, typical beer selection, average food.

Thank Vic D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We happened upon it early evening. Great vibe in a bar that used to be a bank. Wednesday half price nachos and Wellington SPA for $6 hit the spot. Loved the music and we had delightful server called Kristy. Enjoyed sitting in the armchairs in...More

Thank supertraveltracy
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Three of us for an early Saturday meal. Staff welcoming and attentive. Menu great - lots on there we would like to return to. Mediterranean Salmon Salad was delicious. Onion rings perfect. Prices very good. Will definitely return.

Thank GeoRoadWarriors
Reviewed 19 February 2017

During a very, very cold night in Toronto, my wife and I were walking back from BMO Field and we wanted to just take a break. We stumbled (due to very cold limbs) into the Banknote and had ourselves some nice pints and right by...More

Thank Madridista078
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to have my staff holiday party here and that was the best decision of the year. Absolutely everyone of my co-workers had the best time. We are in bar industry so we are very hard to please and James & Louie took care...More

Thank Colin O
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I frequent the Banknote in particular for their ribs (may be best ribs for value in the city) Vibe is more quiet than usual on King and lots of Tvs usually showing soccer or hockey Food is excellent and great value for king street west...More

Thank Ashik B
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

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Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 663 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-947-0404
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