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Banknote Bar

#1,144 of 7,285 Restaurants in Toronto
$$ - $$$, ,
663 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
+1 416-947-0404
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
663 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night with a friend. They seem to have a special on each day and this time it was tacos at 3 for $10 (Canadian). They were delicious and quite a generous portion. We had a nice beer to wash it down. The...More

Thank j462
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Well this bar was a different shape to the 'Cheers' bar but the regulars and the barman (Dano - the most efficient barman in the world) were superb in terms of friendliness. As you might expect with so many TVs featuring different games / sports...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I came here on a Saturday early evening after attending Caribana. I ordered a side of the julienne fries as I wasn’t too hungry. The fries were good though not particularly special. Slightly salted and crunchy. We wanted a booth but the booths were apparently...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Great location, good service, and a pretty good pint of Guinness. I thoroughly enjoyed the spaghetti meatballs and, similarly, my wife with the parmesan poutine. No food poisoning to report on this occasion. Perhaps it was something the previous traveller ate elsewhere?

Thank Jason K
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Went to the Banknote on May 4, 2018. Service was sufficient. Friend received her mushroom pasta with a side or beard or pubic hair. The server kindly went back to the kitchen for a new order. I ordered the Parmesan poutine, got food poisoning, extremely...More

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Probably the high ceilings, bright large windows, and not-too-loud music make Banknote a favourite after work/early evening place to grab a bite, have a beer and shot, and relax. In an old traditional bank building, Banknote serves up daily food and drink specials - some...More

Thank Tinygoat
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I have been going to the Banknote for years because it is a great spot. The first few times I went there, not so great. The service was not too quick and the food was just OK. But they have worked hard since then and...More

Thank haroldInToronto
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Just completed a mechanical project close by. This became our regular late night "go to pub" for dinner. A great little escape in the King West neighbourhood, the Banknote serves standard but delicious pub food. The main reason we kept coming back is the service....More

Thank george m
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The service by Kristy and her fellow team mate was impeccable. I have never felt was welcomed and relaxed in a bar before. The service was fantastic. Our water glasses were always filled, drinks topped up at the 1/4 mark and food recommendation to match...More

Thank CPB931
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Went for a late night snack with my friends. One ordered the classic burger, while my other friend and I ordered two sets of the tacos; one chicken and one steak. As soon as we started eating the tacos our reactions were equally disgusted! They...More

Thank MerissaB21
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Bar, Pub, Canadian, American
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
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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