The Carbon Bar
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Where fun-loving aficionado’s, gourmands and bon vivants meet to share un-pretentious snacks, plates and platters delivered with impeccable hospitality in a space inspired by the storied past of a rock’n’roll discotheque, an upstart TV station and a media giant’s studio.
Pit Master Platter
pork ribs, beef brisket, buttermilk, fried chicken, turkey
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
coleslaw, dill pickles, fries, chipotle & lime mayo
chipotle lime mayo
Had an absolutely amazing time. We went for a friend's birthday and we were all so happy with our choice. The food portions were great and the staff were amazing. Those ribs were so juicy and delicious. I would go back in a heartbeat!
Definitely order the pitmaster platter. Yummmmmmmm
The atmosphere was nice and the food was decent, however the service was not that great. We ordered a beer and there were only 3 other tables there and it took almost 15 mins just to get our first beer. After that the server had no personality and we felt like we were an imposition to them every time. Probably wouldn’t go back.
Good for an upscale casual dinner before a show. Great Booze menu and solid drinks. Is on the higher side for price downtown.....
Cool atmosphere and great service! A new food bbq style of food that isn’t too greasy! Would highly recommend for great cocktails too.
The quality of the food and the value for the money were amazing. The service was prompt, not rushed, and friendly. It's kind of a funky, urban place...highly recommended...
Amazing food!!! Also had a wonderful server (Kaleb)
One of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. Amazing.
The food was delicious and we had great service.
this is great place to eat and staff are very good at making you feel comfortable.
Food is always good
Food is overpriced and I was sick after my meal with stomach pain.
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Great experience food and service
Great place all around - food, service and atmosphere outstanding!
Everything about this place is amazing from the venue to the food
Amazing experience! The food was so flavourful and came piping hot and the service was awesome! Our waitress went above and beyond to make our meal special. We're definitely coming again!
Amazing Valentine's Price Fixe
Very good from start to finish
Went with my boyfriend for valentines dinner. Spent around 250 for two people with drink. The service was decent, but the food tasted like leftovers. I understand it’s the busiest night of the year, but it is unacceptable to spend 100+ / person and served stale vegetables. Only thing that’s acceptable on the menu was the bbq platter. Get your games on carbon house.
The food is always great. However the smoked turkey on the pit master platter is not the greatest.
Honestly one of the best food places I’ve been to in the GTA.
Location was easy to find. The food was delicious, venue had a cool vibe to it and our host was nice. Wish I had a nicer table or paid more to get a bigger table for valentines day but I guess it’s based on people attending. I would highly recommend anyone to try out this restaurant!
Valentines day menu was so bad... charged $70 plus tax plus tip is way over.. for it ... I think. . but was bad bad 3 set menu.. downgraded winterlicious set menu .. that you could easily get for $20 bucks anywhere else..
Went for the first time on Valentine’s Day. Fixed menu, delicious food. Had the bbq platter, would definitely recommend. Great food, great service and a beautiful restaurant. You won’t be disappointed.
Good is delicious. Service was a little botchy.
We went for Winterlicious. The service was excellent. The portions of food inconsistant. My husband ordered muscles and he only got 7, they are inexpensive so I thought there should have been more. I had a toastada and the size was good. For our main we both had ribs, for the price I think we should have had another rib and another piece of brisket but it was good. Would recommend it but portion size could use some work.
We enjoyed our food very much, but there were a few shortcomings. We ordered mussels and did not receive a bowl to discard our empty shells. When we asked for a mussel fork, they didn't have any and didn't seem to know what one was.
We also had the BBQ (Winterlicious menu). It was a bit too salty. Cranberry Buckle was flavourful, but dry.
Ordered the Pit Master Platter, ribs were delicious, chicken was crunchy and moist, turkey was tasteless, and surprisingly the brisket was not that good either, super chewy and dry. Korean cauliflower and corn bread was so good, must try! Overall not bad, would still come back to and try other items on the menu.
The food was delicious and the service was excellent. It wasn’t too crowded. The drinks and food are a little pricey but overall I would definitely come back.
Great food and service, especially the brisket, very tender!
This restaurant was an overall okay experience. We go in and are instantly amazed by how big it is and the ambience and look of it! It’s a beautiful restaurant. I went with 1 other girlfriend and the table we sat at was very close to the other tables you could literally hear both conversations on both sides of the table. We went for the winterlicious menu. When we sat down they didn’t even give us the winterlicious menus we had to ask for them so you wouldn’t have known if you didn’t research them first. We place our order and wait about 45mins before the waiter comes back and asks us what our order was again (and none of it was right). At this point we were starving. It came out kind of quick after she fixed our order. The beef is absolutely amazing. When we waited for the dessert another waitress came by and asked us how we were doing and we said good we’re just waiting for our dessert and shes like oh what did you order, the other girl didn’t write it down. Again - super frustrated at this point. Not happy at all how the service was handled especially after saying our order 3 times. The meal itself was great - the dessert - not so much. All in all, really good food. Terrible experience with the service but she did offer a free glass of wine for the wait, but not really anything else.
Server started strong but later was distant and did not check back for any further drinks. We had to ask for the bill then wait, had to ask for the credit card machine and wait. He also assumed it would be on one bill.
Food was delicious!
Food was delicious and the staff was super friendly and helpful :)
Great! Will be back soon!
Overall a fair experience, and would likely return - however, upon arrival for a 5:45pm reservations, was informed by the host that "there is another reservation @ 7pm and we have to be finished and out by this time".
We were informed of this again when we were first served. This did make the overall experience feel like we were rushed and as a result avoided dessert/after dinner drinks.
The food was good and decently portioned, and most notably, it arrived very quickly once ordered. Service staff were attentive. The decor and ambience were nice.
Once again though, the experience was certainly dampened by the feeling that we were being rushed through our dinner. Had this time limit been shared at the time of reservation (as opposed to on arrival), I would have likely dined elsewhere, as eating under the clock sours the experience.
My first time here. I didn't think the food was very good. The skewer was odd tasting. The broth in the seafood boil was also odd tasting. Even the dessert was not good. I got the banoffee, it was too thick and doughy with 3 pieces of banana...and I never had chantilly cream taste salty in my life before. The drinks were good. And the atmosphere was good.
Wonderful setting, great service, amazing food, reasonable price!
Everything was great. Although, honestly the food came a bit too quickly. Seemed like we were in and out within an hour 20 minutes.
Really good experience at the Carbon Bar. Cerviche Tostada was fantastic, as was the cornbread (though the spread could use a bit more flavour, was overpowered by cornbread). Great vibe, but the tables are too close for winter seating (I pretty much stuck my behind in 2 guys' faces to get into seat) and the service was just "ok". I would go back again though - it's a solid A-
We loved the music! Great food but a little pricey. Fantastic cocktails.
The Carbon Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 947-7000.
The Carbon Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 1433 OpenTable diners.