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“Entertaining, fun and exotic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Sultan's Tent & Cafe Moroc

The Sultan's Tent & Cafe Moroc
49 Front Street East (between Church Street and Yonge Street), Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B3, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #1,603 of 6,550 Restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Cross street: Church
Transit: Both Union Station and King Station service The Sultan's Tent & Cafe Moroc. If using the Trolley, exit at the King/Church St. stop and walk south 1 block.
Description: Nestled in the heart of downtown Toronto's St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood, you dine on plush divans under lantern lit tent. Rich French - Moroccan food and belly dancing performances combine to make your next special event extra special. The Sultan's Tent offers a variety of different seating opportunities throughout the week each with its own belly dance performance. While dining in The Sultan's Tent you choose from our fabulous four-course dinner menu that offers French-Moroccan influenced food to meet the most discerning palate. For a more casual ala carte dining experience, join us in Cafe Moroc. Situated at the entrance to The Sultan's Tent, Cafe Moroc is reminiscent of 1930s Casablanca with its cream colours, dark wood accents and giant palms. Groups of all sizes are welcome in both areas of our restaurant.
Russell, Ontario, Canada
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Entertaining, fun and exotic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

This was a fun diner. The "tent' decor hints that the experience to come will be different and it is. The food is typical but served a bit late sometimes. I recommend their specialities as dishes if you are not sure what to try.

The dancers were very professional, all smiles and actually quite good at their art. Try it if you are down in the St-Lawrence market area.

Visited October 2012
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“food is served VERY LATE”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Been here twice. Both times our reservations were pushed back. The show is just OK. After you order you always have to wait at least an hour for your food to arrive. The quality of food is just OK. Wouldn't go back

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Toronto, Canada
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Nice night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Went with some friends for a girl’s night out. The menu was a 4-course meal. The price seemed reasonable...$39.95 but then when you looked at the fine print many things are an extra surcharge so your meal can easily become $50 or $60. The wait staff was very attentive and the dancers were good. They even got us up dancing with them showing us belly dancing basics. Would be nice if there was more than 2 for the whole restaurant.
Was a very unique evening. Would do it again

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Food VERY dissappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The atmosphere is great, the service very good BUT the food truly failed. The fixed price menu had good selection but the quality was truly sub-standard. The soup was so heavily laden with flour to thicken it was like eating paper mache paste (and tasetless). I ordered your safest main - steak (can't remember if it was the strip sirloin or a NY strip). I ordered it rare and it came medium well. I did not send it back as I was entertaining clients and did not want to appear pompous. They did not say a word about their food (which is never a good sign). The belly dancers was good entertainment however, only one truly did a belly dance. The other one - sorry to say, look more like a flirtatious attempt at the guests. I really wanted to like this place because I love restaurants with theme...but theme is not enough. Will never return.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere to celebrate with friends”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

I read the reviews posted prior to going and was waiting to make up my mind on this place. Service was excellent and they went the extra mile to make us comfortable and extend our stay after our seating time as a group in the bar. The dancers were good, but think a few more would have been more entertaining - they were great though and had patrons joining them. The food while good wasn't excellent, but this is what I've come to expect when they are trying to move through a show atmosphere and pairing it with a restaurant. It was a fairly set menu, four course meal, ending with deserts that were delicious. Our group tried different things, and there were pluses and minuses throughout the course choices, so that being said you will have hits and misses but I think a fun time if you go with friends.

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