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Martini's

4.3
4.3
652 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Gastro Pub

Martini's is a great local choice for a quick and delicious lunch, after work cocktails, a casual dinner or late night dining...in an atmosphere of cosmopolitan style. Enjoy the new 70 seat patio and sports action on the TVs while partaking in a beverage list that boasts crafted cocktails, extensive wine list and 20 craft beers on tap. Martinis is not all about the cocktails though, the kitchen team has prepared an inspired menu featuring an extensive selection of appetizers for sharing, burger, beef dip, steaks and more. Cheers!

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, Steakhouse, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Monday to Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
    Friday 11:30 am-1:00 am
    Saturday 11:30 am- 1:00 am
    Sunday 11:30 am- 10pm

  • Phone number

    (519) 893-6570

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Terry Salmond

  • Neighborhood

    Kitchener

  • Cross street

    Fairway Road North

  • Parking details

    Parking is free all the time!

  • Public transit

    Both the #8 and #7B stop right outside our door!

  • Entertainment

    Live music on the patio, Every Thursday from 8pm to 11pm, and every Saturday from 3pm-5pm until Spetember 30th.

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 652 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.0Value

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  1. TP

    TraceyP

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on December 19, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience

    Great new patio. Really like interview as well, great to meet up with friends for drink and apps

  2. S

    Sharon

    Adelaide

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Reviewed on December 1, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience

    Wonderful outdoor dining and great service. Good parking as well.

  3. PA

    PAMG

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 9, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience

    A classic place and always consistent with everything! Great food and service

  4. s

    shaneb

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 5, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience

    Fantastic food. Appetizers are delicious . Lots of great drinks available and outdoor patio is very enjoyable with friends. Inside lots of TV's to catch sports as well

  5. BK

    BarbaraK

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Reviewed on September 8, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience

    Keep on going back. It's our go to restaurant. Always great.

  6. LY

    LYLE

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on July 31, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience

    Excellent food and great service! The patio was quite nice and made for an excellent dining experience

  7. SD

    ScottD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We do dine here quite frequently and thoroughly enjoy it every time.

  8. TB

    TinaB

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Food was fantastic! Compliments to the chef! The restaurant had a fun vibe and the service was friendly.

  9. KS

    KathiS

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful lunch. Ambiance excellent. Love the renovations. Sydney was an excellent server. Thanks for a great experience

  10. P

    Parisgirl

    Toronto

    17 reviews

    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2019

    overall3food3service5ambience4

    We had a dinner, nothing fancy about the experience. A little disappointed with the restaurant: it is becoming quite casual... there isn’t an upscale feeling about the restaurant anymore. Please bring back a 5 star experience!!

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 30, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing as usual! We go to the Charchoal very often and have never had a bad experience or less than perfect food and service. My favourite restaurant for almost 30 years!! Love the new reno too.

  12. CW

    ChadW

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    My food was a bit cold but still tasty. The service and atmosphere was good overall. I would definitely recommend Martini's.

  13. DR

    DonnaR

    Toronto

    24 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2019

    overall3food3service5ambience4

    We couldn’t wait to see the renovations, although the new bar area was really great, we were stuck in the same old worse table in the place. Same table as last time. That way too small half circle booth. I told the hostess I hated that table and she just smiled and walked away. Our waitress Carling was great! Very personable! I ordered the ribs which I had many times before. Mashed potatoes are amazing as always. I was disappointed in the ribs this time. There were a 3 bone piece that was so fatty I couldn’t eat it. My husband had the strip loin steak, he said he had better other places. To pay $120 before tip for a meal without apps or dessert we thought it was a big disappointment. Plus paying that much for a meal and don’t even get complimentary bread or chips...... we’ll be taking a break from here.

  14. G

    Gray

    Toronto

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We have done Martini’s two years in a row for new year ‘s eve. At the risk of making it impossible to get a reservation next year I have to say they do a very good job. The menu is superb with good choices. The portions are great. The food is well prepared and comes in a timely manner. As always the staff is great! Adequate parking and they even had an escort with an umbrella to get passengers to and from the door in the rain. All I all a great place for a new year celebration!

  15. NL

    NicoleL

    Minneapolis

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2018

    overall2food1service3ambience4

    I grew up in Kitchener and remember the days when it was Charcoal steakhouse and the Lower Deck seafood. When Del Dente first opened I was part of the batch of hires and loved eating at the bar after my shifts. Since I moved away in 1997 the Charcoal restaurants have always been my go to. No one could beat the fresh made Caesar salad dressing and the food at any of the three restaurants was always superb. Sadly my last three visits (one to Charcoal and two to Martinis) have been extremely disappointing. The steak with Caesar salad gave me a cheap thin medium steak when I requested blue and a watery flavourless salad. The tuna salad on prior visit was equally disappointing as was the appetizers I had last Martinis visit. You went from THE place I had to visit to a place I will never eat again and I’ve been coming here my entire life. I have to wonder what Del would say of his son running the place to such sub par standards? The ambiance which is still supreme can not make up for the less than diner quality food you now serve.

  16. RC

    RoyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food is excellent and service was fantastic They have an excellent expanded window area We stayed closer to the bar. All very nice

  17. LP

    LindaP

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always a pleasant dining experience - good food, good service and comfortable setting.

  18. JM

    JanM

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2018

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    Everything was great but the music level was so loud it made conversation difficult. Being it is a restaurant and not a bar we found it annoying and asked for it to be turned down a notch. They thankfully did. Great place!

  19. TC

    TraceyC

    Seattle

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2018

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    I found the food selection okay. The chicken was dry in my pad Thai. My girlfriend mentioned that her salmon was not very tasty.

  20. CW

    CameronW

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2018

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    The meal was excellent! The chicken medeira was piping hit, the service was great as always

  21. DD

    DianeD

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 15, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience2

    My entire family are long-standing customers of the Charcoal group. 40+ years. It’s just not the same anymore. We had two large screen televisions at our table in martinis. The brightness on the one was terrible. We go out to get away from screens so it was rather disappointing. We had to move tables because it was so noisy at the first table we were seated at. The service was outstanding! Our waitress was amazing! The food was ok. My daughter and i both had the rib dinner and felt a little sick afterwards. My son loved the burger. Overall, it was ok.

  22. AA

    AAKK

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2018

    overall3food2service5ambience4

    Our service was awesome. Parts of the food came out cold and missing items on the menu but the manager and server recovered well, however, the replacement items were still not cooked properly. We were compensated with dessert.

  23. MB

    MickeyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Always good food, always great service, always a fun evening at Martinis.

  24. MB

    MarleneB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 7, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    The new chicken dinner on the menu was outstanding.

  25. GS

    GaryS

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Great spot for dinner. always quality food and great service

  26. SR

    SusanR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    The food was quite nice, a bit loud but a good atmosphere. I had a beet salad and added a steak and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Awesome. Great time!

  28. DJ

    DianeJ

    Toronto

    60 reviews

    4.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Lunch with the Ladies... 2 of my friends joined me for a leisurely lunch - great food, service and ambiance. We had various options from the menu - all of which were wonderful. Would recommend it highly especially for lunch with friends !

  29. WM

    WaterlooMike

    Toronto

    34 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2018

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    All four of us ordered the NY Strip. Riddled with sinew/gristle. Keg beef consistently better at comparable price. Service was the high point. Venue is solid. Beef supplier (Norwich local sourced?) should be dropped. Steaks have been like this for some time now.

  30. CR

    ChristineR

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Food was delicious and drinks were very tasty as well! Great spot for a ladies night out.

  31. J

    Jodi13

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2018

    overall2food2service4ambience3

    We decided on Martini's for our 19th wedding anniversary dinner. Everything was entirely palatable, but nothing was great. The crab cakes were overcooked and bland. The ceasar salad was boring. We both had steak frites and were entirely underwhelmed. The manager came by and offered assistance, but another underwhelming menu option did not seem worth interrupting our dinner for.

  32. TC

    TrishC

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Music could have been a little quieter. Hard for people with hearing problems to carry on cconversation. Also a true Caesar salad does NOT have radicchio in it!

  33. D

    Debs

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 24, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Went for a girls night. Always a good number of delicious options on the menu. Our server was attentive and friendly.

  34. MI

    MIKEY

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 19, 2018

    overall3food3service3ambience4

    We have visited the charcoal group hundreds of times and we can honestly say they are loosing their mojo. Average food and average service, too bad

  35. KS

    KellyS

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 19, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service. We felt so special! Amazing! We’ll be back.

  36. TP

    TedP

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We've gone to the Charcoal for special occasions for years. And in the past year we've settle on Martini's because they created an excellent patio area at the back. The food is always excellent and there is a good selection of meat, fish and veggie options. It is trendy but well done. I love the tuna dish and the oysters are great when paired with a draft beer.

  37. PM

    PamM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Went with our family for Thanksgiving dinner. The food was really good but a little cold

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 2, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Server Reba is truly phenomenal. Food was outstanding. The music was pretty loud which I haven’t noticed before in Martinis - but that may have been to offset the volume of the rowdy table next to us. It was still a great meal and experience! Cant wait to go back!!

  39. DJ

    DianeJ

    Toronto

    60 reviews

    4.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Always great food and good service. Our group had a variety of dishes - slight issue with condiments for the Charcoal burger - otherwise enjoyed by all.

  40. CB

    CathyB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Waitress was extremely attentive. Food and drinks arrived in a timely manner. All the food ordered was great; and enjoyed the leftovers the next day as we had filled up on our appetizers. My friend really appreciated the special complimentary birthday treat too. Will be back soon for another friend's 50th!

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  • Cross street

    Fairway Road North

  • Neighborhood

    Kitchener

  • Hours of operation

    Monday to Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
    Friday 11:30 am-1:00 am
    Saturday 11:30 am- 1:00 am
    Sunday 11:30 am- 10pm

  • Cuisines

    Gastro Pub, Steakhouse, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Parking is free all the time!

  • Public transit

    Both the #8 and #7B stop right outside our door!

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Terry Salmond

  • Entertainment

    Live music on the patio, Every Thursday from 8pm to 11pm, and every Saturday from 3pm-5pm until Spetember 30th.

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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