Shook Kitchen

4.4
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131 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Israeli

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About

Shook is an elevated vegetarian concept that showcase’s the culinary traditions of modern Israeli cuisine from morning until night. We favour vegetables, we cook over fire and we appreciate simple cooking that showcases the big flavours, bold spices and bright colours of our ingredients.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Israeli, Vegetarian, Vegan
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Hours of Operation
Mon–Wed, Sun 7:00 am–10:00 pm
Thu–Sat 7:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(647) 484-7476
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Private Party Facilities
For parties of 8 or more we kindly ask that you dine on one of our 3 set menu options to ensure the quality of the dining experience. Please email reservations@shookkitchen.com for more information.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
King Street West & Portland Street
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Parking Details
Paid Parking Lot at 75 Portland StreetStreet Parking on Portland St, Wellington St, Stewart St
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Public Transit
King Street Car - Stop at Portland
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 131 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.3
Service
4.5
Ambience
3.9
Value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food, ambiance and service. Highly enjoyed my experience there and easily one of my new favourite restaurants in Toronto!

A
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was so good!! The drinks (spirit free) were sooo good, and all the dishes were delicious! I loved the pita bread so much and the hummus was perfect!

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Halloumi was very small portion. Pita was brilliant. Falafels were nothing exciting.

AE
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was great. The food was delicious and cooked to perfection. Do not leave without trying the pistacho and cherry ice-cream, it was memorable. I’m definitely coming back.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Well put together delicious food, portion size on the smaller side which is why I rated value a little lower.

MB
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 2

Food is not worth paying .. food options are less and more oily food

RM
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very creative menu that's designed for sharing which I love. One half of their menu is dedicated to wine! Creative cocktails and the dips are so good! Loved the tah dig with the pickled peaches- like nothing I've had before. Service was friendly and attentive on the quiet front patio. I'll be back- thanks for a great evening!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great experience

SL
Montreal
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The atmosphere of the restaurant is very warm and energetic. It's cozy and inviting and I particularly liked the open kitchen. The standout dishes for me were the dips and unbelievable homemade pita. The salads and mains were tasty but not sensational. The one disappointment was the wine list a 9 oz glass of wine started at $25 which I find too costly for a casual restaurant.

MS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Such tasty food and such good service!!! I’m coming back here for sure

SM
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome spot. Unreal food. Never thought I'd like a vegetarian spot as much as I do. Been back 4 times since my first visit

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Top food, great service

T
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 1

Waited very long time for table we reserved. Food took long time to come out, some of it was cold. Servers kept apologizing for delay but no improvement made too noisy .

J
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely restaurant, great open kitchen concept, amazing food, fantastic service! Our server, SJ, was incredible! She was fun, she was friendly, and she had very good recommendations.

TO
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 5Ambience 3

Not as outstanding as the first time we dined a few months ago....food was good nothing stood out.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service. Our server Henry was amazing. He provided some great recommendations and we loved all of them! Highly recommend this place

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful!!! Can’t wait to go back

T
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was absolutely amazing 🌞 delicious. Fresh. Quick.

SK
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful! Amazing location, great ambience., fantastic service, the most delicious food!

LO
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We were so looking forward to our first visit to Shook Kitchen. The food we ordered was delicious and flavourful, especially the items with freshly baked bread and dessert. We were disappointed that quite a few items on the menu had run out or were unavailable that day and the waiter seemed frazzled. Having said that we would try it again, hoping the food inventory would be improved. We really enjoyed the cocktails and beautiful decor as well.

EK
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved it. Great service .
Amazing food.
Will definitely come back.

HC
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Second time there, once for dinner and once for lunch. Tried multiple menu items. The food is extremely tasty and delicious. Great cocktails as well. Can’t wait to go back.

PG
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

From the moment we were greeted to leaving the restaurant we received amazing service. The menu, atmosphere, food and customer service was exceptional. A special thank you to James. We had a great time celebrating. As international visitors, Shook was recommended to us and we are happy to pass on this recommendation each and every time we know of anyone visiting Toronto!

T
Toronto
30 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Enjoyed the food - unusual for us - Israeli - many unfamiliar dishes but very good. Friendly helpful service explained the available choices. And who knew pita, which I normally dislike, could actually be outstanding.

SH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was unbelievable and the atmosphere was wonderful. I can't wait to go back again!

SS
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful presentation, delicious flavors and friendly staff. Overall a positive good experience.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 1Ambience 5

Service was sloooow. If they were going for the real Tel Aviv feel they nailed it with the pace of service. They stayed true. Aside from the utterly slow service... the food was delicious. Israeli to the T. Felt like I was back in Israel at a restaurant.

Arrived at Shook at 145- order was taken at 2:15 food arrived at 250pm... plan accordingly

LK
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Waiter was miserable but it was a beautiful day to sit on the patio and the food was great.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely restaurant! Keep it up.

KC
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing tasty food, in fun, friendly atmosphere. Will definately be coming back.

M
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great options, great ambiance, great service. Will frequent this lovely resto~

SM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Extremely delicious food, great service and a lovely decor.

ZG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First time there, the staff were extremely friendly. They catered to my celiac diet and cut up cucumbers for me for the hummus which I really appreciated greatly. Will definitely be back.

SZ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

a little pricey for some of the items. The decor was very nice and service was great

DG
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

If you are looking for vegetarian restaurant, this Is the place. Excellent selection and all items are superbly tasty. Visited 4 times in the last 7 days!

SK
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Mediocre food, insulting prices and portions, poor inattentive service. Will not return.

CP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 3

Waitress was great. Food was poor. We wanted falafel but they were sold out on a Monday at 8:20 pm ?? Roasted pepper dip was great but our bread was burnt to a black crisp, mushroom kibbeh was ok and the kabob of eggplant, mushroom and tofu lacked flavour.

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Noisy
Good and original food full
Of tastes

Service can be improved like: when the server asks you how is the food and you did not have time to start eating food ...

Coffe is long
We came for the 8 th time, the houmous was not as good as usual

OT
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Service was poor. $2 charge when asked for ketchup or hot sauce with my brunch order. Food was great despite the slow service. Will go back and try their dinner.

AK
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Excellent food and ambience! Unique tastes. Service was good.

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