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Matahari Bar & Grill

39 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
+1 416-596-2832
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coconut rice” (8 reviews)
“satay” (6 reviews)
Asian, Malaysian, Indonesian
$$ - $$$
39 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is one of the best Toronto restaurants I have eaten at in a long time. The most amazing peanut sauce ! The boneless short ribs with roti are wonderful and the noodles are equally as good ! I would definitely recommend you try this...More

Thank CharLB67
Reviewed October 22, 2013

This resto had been highly recommended to me by many friends for many years. I recently had an opportunity to see what all the fuss was about (and went in with high expectations) Upon entering the decor was nice - nothing extravagant but well taken...More

1  Thank CAN01
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Baldwin Street in Toronto is packed with restaurants. This is a great area to come and eat. Particularly in summer when the street is lined with patios. There are at least 30 places on this tiny two block strip. Mata Hari is one of the...More

3  Thank familyltravel
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We came with big expectations since there are not many SE Asian food available. There were four of us and each ordered different entrees. None was happy and they could not even do a good job with the chips or Krupuk. Will not come back,...More

2  Thank rsal_lrs
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I don't get what the big deal is with this place, it seems like an egg roll and chicken balls kind of place, but Southeast Asian style, if you know what I mean, and I know some of you do! ;) It's OK but I've...More

2  Thank Calamity Jane T
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Several visits over the past 10 years. Only get one dish -- the mango chicken, which is spectacular. By far the best mango chicken in the city. Okay, I lied a bit, I also have had the satays (chicken and calamari) which are very good....More

2  Thank SugarSammy
Reviewed December 13, 2012

We went in just as the lunch croud was leaving so we were the only ones in the restaurant. It was 40 minutes before we were served appetizers and another 30 minutes before the entrees arrived. Terrible service. Food was OK but overpriced.

1  Thank Logan69x
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Went tonight for supper with my husband. So delicious and great service from the same man that seems to have been a waiter there forever. My must have dish is the Matahari seafood grill with coconut rice. It is absolutely to die for!!! Try it...More

1  Thank aprillawton
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Ate here one night while looking for Indonesian cuisine. We sat right down at 8 on a Saturday night during the summer- it wasn't busy at all. There only appeared to be 1 server, so it took her a while to get us water and...More

2  Thank Elise178
Reviewed July 28, 2012

I was looking for an Indonesian restaurant in Toronto but I could not find any. Matahari Grill was the closest Malaysian restaurant to where I stayed. We decided to give this place a try for dinner. The restaurant was small, probably about 20 tables or...More

1  Thank gstjio
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
    (Beverley and McCaul)
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Subway Station - St. Patrick Station. Street Car at Dundas and Beverley
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-596-2832
  • E-mail
Awakening our customers' taste sensations since 1995, Matahari Bar and Grill is an exotic blend of Malay, Chinese, Peranakan (nyonya) and Indian cuisines.
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