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Matahari Bar & Grill

39 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
+1 416-596-2832
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mango chicken” (6 reviews)
“satay” (6 reviews)
“mee goreng” (4 reviews)
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Malaysian, Asian, Indonesian
$$ - $$$
39 Baldwin St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going to Matahari since 2001. the food never lets me down. EVERYTHING is superb in taste and quality. The staff is very friendly and attentive to your needs. I'm surprised this place does not have a Michelin Rating. if it did I wouldn't...More

Thank The_Fickle_Eater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I went for lunch on Tuesday. Got the tilapia curry and mango chicken. The food had tasty and exotic flavours. I would highly recommend any of the curries!! Had the crepe for dessert; it was both beautiful and delicious. Server was helpful...More

1  Thank jonytravels91
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Tasty food prepared with lots of spices, the fish is delicious, the steak is also one to try, friendly staff.

1  Thank Indra S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A busy lunch spot. Pleasant efficient service. Tasty, quite spicy. Don't recommend the satays. Ate there once in the evening and it was almost empty.

1  Thank n s
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After being haughtily turned away from several other Baldwin Street restaurants because we had not reservationed, we stumbled in to Mata Hari - and were pleasantly surprised both by the cheerful and helpful reception and by the food and overall experience. It is true that...More

1  Thank MargotRudy
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This used to be our go to lunch spot when I used to work in the area. They made the best cashew chicken in the world. But on our visit today, which was at the start of Summerlicious, the place had slow service, it seemed...More

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JEY S, General Manager at Matahari Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Sorry to about your regular cashew chicken meal. A senior cook fell ill on that day and we had to scramble to find a replacement. Please call or email jeys68@hotmail.com We would be happy to treat you to another meal.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

The food is consistently delicious. The staff are always courteous. It is a small place but don't be fooled by the small surrounding and small entrance. Inside the atmosphere is appeasing.

1  Thank Marie R
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I frequent this place quite often - it is my work lunch go-to! They specialize in Malaysian cuisine and I am told by the friend that introduced me to this hotspot and who formally lived in Malaysian that it is quite authentic. The vibe is...More

1  Thank Janice-Nic
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our appetizers arrived quickly after we had placed our orders. The Chicken Satay was grilled, served with Matahari’s own peanut sauce, and marinated with their secret mix of spices and herbs. There were two pieces of chicken satay on the two skewers with the peanut...More

1  Thank stenoodie
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Some had said the service is not so good here. Friday for lunch the restaurant was crowded, really crowded. The two servers did a great job, I think. The food servings are large; food very tasty; pricing compatitatve. The variety of Malaysian,Burmese, Chinese and Indian...More

1  Thank jittus2015
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
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 46
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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