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Beast Restaurant

96 Tecumseth St, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2H1, Canada
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Ranked #129 of 6,638 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $10 - $29
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Local flare in a small and intimate setting. Located in Toronto's King West area with a beautiful patio for the summer time.
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86% Recommend
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English first
Bromont, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Called in last minute for a party of four on Wensday night around 8pm and we got the last places. We got to try 6 of the tapas style dishes and 3 of the deserts. All were terrific, the pork knocks and the prawns were top-notch, but, the zucchini fell a little flat, it wasn't bad but not on par... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Like the reviewer under me, I am also absolutely baffled as to how this place could have any sort of high reviews. Service is a joke- most horrid service in Toronto. Wait time- long. Had to flag waitress down multiple times to get service or ask for anything. She purposely ignored us or kept walking by and to other tables-... More

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Toronto, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was on a walk with my girlfriend and found this quaint restaurant which was busy, her and I checked out the menu it looked interesting. So the next day I came by with a business colleague for dinner which was my choice. We ate 4 out of 5 of the meat tapas and 2 vegetable. I am a food... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I arrived in Toronto after fighting rush hour traffic and immediately went looking for someplace to eat dinner. My wife had researched before the trip and suggested Beast. I agreed that it sounded interesting and concurred. So we walked across downtown to get there. We caught their $10 Tuesdays special. We ordered 3 different dishes to share,... More

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Forest Hills, NY
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had brunch here on a recent trip to Toronto. It is away from all the tourist traps and worth the 15 minute walk (you could easily ride the TCC or get a taxi). Be prepared to wait as the place is small and basically doubles seats in the summer while keeping the same two people cooking. The staff was great... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I visiting Beast on a Monday for brunch. It was amazing! To drink, I had a mimosa and my husband had a dark & stormy cocktail made with their house-made ginger beer. It was to die for! To eat, I had Crab Cake Eggs Benedict with home fries and my husband had the Beastwich - both were... More

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Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We happened to be in the neighbourhood and decided to chance a walk-in on a rainy Saturday evening and got lucky but it's a small place so reservations are recommended. The food is creative and unique with a number of choices we had never seen before such as fried snails. Most of the dishes were very tasty but deep frying... More

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kampala, uganda
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went looking for the beastswitch which we had seen on a tv review. Unfortantely or fortunately when we arrived for dinner we found out that the beastswitch is only avaliable friday to monday brunch. However, we lucked out by going on $10 tapas night. We ordered 2 items each, we were not sharing so when they came out at different... More

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Fremont, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Loved $10 dollar Tuesdays at Beast! Gets 5 stars in the category of good gourmet deal in Toronto. P.E. Oysters are $1 each, huge, cold, gorgeous and fresh served with house made hot sauce and lemon in the shell on a bed of salt---delicious!!! The patio is lovely, the perfect summer evening temperature just inside a quiet side street with... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

An unusual setting for a restaurant, as you approach it looks like you are going to dinner at somebody's house. Set at the beginning of a residential street this off beat dinning experience continues with the tapas style menu (not your traditional Spanish style fare though) some unusual combinations of ingredients result in a gastronomic experience. The food was excellent... More

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