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Karelia Kitchen

) #436 of 7,009 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ , , European
1194 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1N2, Canada
+1 647-748-1194
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Swedish, Scandinavian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1194 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1N2, Canada
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I loved everything we ate: the cold buttermilk soup, shaved asparagus salad, herring sampler, lovely sponge cake with almond meringue. Beautifully presented and delicately composed while also complex and satisfying. Donna's skill and professionalism as our server are unmatched.

Thank EllenDelller
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We ended up in TO for a family emergency, staying with folks in a part of town we didn't know very well. When we asked our hosts where to go for a good wholesome dinner that would be in a comfortable place, they recommended Karelia...More

Thank 45traveller
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Very good experience. Polite waitress. Excellent food. Great interior and very very clean. Can't wait to come again. I loved the way the tea being served - on a tray, in a tea pot. And tea was exceptionally good.

Thank olga b
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We came for a Groupon, travelling across the city for super cheap tea and cake. What we got was a couple of amazing desserts, lovely drinks and sunny service. We called to make a reservation and this set the tone for the whole experience -...More

Thank Bigjohnnymac
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I went to Karelia once with my boyfriend because we were hungry and stopped in the first restaurant we saw, and I've never looked back. Karelia has an excellent prix fixe menu every time I've been there for dinner, and it's always delicious and a...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Happened to find Karelia online after deciding to meet a friend in the area for brunch and we were very happy with what we found. The food was great, each of us (4 ppl) ordering different dishes. If you like freshly squeezed juice, i would...More

Thank netninja
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The restaurant identifies itself as a 'smokehouse' which means you get a good selection of fish and meat along with salads. The food tastes very fresh. The service provided by the servers and owner is superb, and the bill at the end of your meal...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I don't remember what made me try Karelia for the first time but it's in my neighbourhood and I walked by many times before I finally went in. It's now my go-to place for brunch in my hood. If I've got visitors I want to...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I purchased a GROUPON after reading extensive reviews about this establishment. We were not disappointed. The service was attentive. All The cakes were scrumptious. The French Press coffee was great as was the pot of tea. The place was exceptionally clean. I will definitely recommend...More

Thank mrscolnik
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My friend and I LOVE Afternoon Tea, so when I noticed that there was a Groupon for Afternoon Tea at Karelia Kitchen, I jumped on it. I purchased two Groupons for Afternoon Tea and was there in the summer with one friend and recently with...More

Thank Ouida S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Swedish, Scandinavian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1194 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-748-1194
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