KŌST

4.5
1962 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Californian
Kōst is a 44th-floor rooftop restaurant and bar featuring unparalleled panoramic views of the city from Toronto’s BISHA Hotel. Inspired by the Baja Peninsula, Executive Chef Morgan Bellis, unites the bright, fresh and lively flavours of the Californian coastline by way of colourful dishes and refreshing cocktails. Kōst welcomes guests for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1962 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.7
ambience
4.1
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Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 10 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and beautiful view!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

14 years anniversary

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved the aervice and ambience. We ran late but the staff accomodated us to get the next table.

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OrangeFever
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food3service3ambience5

So I’m not sure what’s going with the servers, but they seemed a tad confused. One brought us food when we hadn’t ordered yet (confused the tables), another brought us out food, showed us the plate and asked if we ordered that. Like, shouldn’t you know which table ordered what? Another informed us that tres leches cake was huge and that we should share, but when we got it it was smaller than expected and had to wait for a second one (there were two of us). The servers are friendly and nice, they just need to get their serving game in order. As for the food, it was alright, nothing to rave about tbh. I think most people come here for the beautiful view.

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VickiL
Toronto
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food4service4ambience2

Had to wait an extra 30 minutes for our reservation….

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server was wonderful
Food was good drinks were amazing

SD
SuhannaD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Kost, amazing service, beautiful views and great food. Music was a touch too loud but the overall ambiance was still lovely. Definitely the best roof top in Toronto.

CY
ChiYoungWorld
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Atmosphere was amazing! Loved everything about it, only minor issue was that our waiter was a bit hard to locate at some points during our time there.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was spectacular , well seasoned, orgasmic. Celebrated our 1 year anniversary and accommodated with snapping some
photos to remember the experience

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CristhianaP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place! Loved it and can’t wait to go back!

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AishaA
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food was exceptional. Our waiter was beyond professional and will be requesting him when I go back

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artsy
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance and wonderful menu. Pleasantly surprised by the wonderful plantbased options. Very friendly staff. Can’t wait to go back!

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marlene
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience1

our seat wasn’t pool side, yet my bag got wet from the pool water. spent my birthday night slightly paranoid that any chlorine would stain my new bag. the food was great, we got drinks and ice cream, both of which we enjoyed. When I asked to move after getting my bag and shoes wet with water the waitress didn’t allow us to. Not my best restaurant experience but the food and drinks were great.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing Service! Amazing food! Cass was one of the best servers I have had. Was extremely happy with everything she recommended. Amazing atmosphere. Would highly recommend. If Cass is serving you I’m sure you won’t be disappointed!

MM
MimiM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful and amazing staff keep up the amazing work and atmosphere .

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing experience! Cass was incredible! Will definitely be coming back.

RB
RoulaB
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, very friendly team, great view... Overall outstanding experience. I highly recommend this place.

SM
SarahM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server had great knowledge of the menu and awesome recommendations. We had a great time!

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Summer
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food3service4ambience2

Too many children, the ambience wasn't right. Kost asks for you to make a reservation but upon arrival, doesn’t have a proper table for you.

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Miss
Ottawa
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a nice spot to go to when in toronto. They waiters are amazing. They make sure our experience is amazing

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CZPM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The service was lacking MAJORLY
>no one ever picks up the phone, called at least five times
>hostess at main hotel door seemed uninterested and was wearing her mask incorrectly underneath her nose
>at the time of booking we were asked if we were celebrating a special occasion, we were and so I selected anniversary. I thought it was a nice touch and assumed we would receive a small token of appreciation for choosing them for such a special night. What did we get? Aside from the hostess saying "I hear you are celebrating an anniversary today" absolutely nothing. Considering they try to paint themselves as this hip and high end place, I would expected at least a complimentary starter or drinks. Very disappointing. Did not feel appreciated as a patron at all!
>Waiter Dominic was very nice and provided good drink suggestions however he was busy tending too many tables at once and we had more one on one time from busboys than our designated waiter.
>Ambiance is nice with great views of the city but please DO BETTER Kost. You cannot disregard great customer service only because you're located on the 44th floor.
>Paying a 150 dollar bill for 3 drinks and 3 small snacks did not leave a good taste in our mouth.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice ambience and amazing views.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place to be! It was an experience of a lifetime and you felt as if you were in California! The rooftop was absolutely stunning and the view was indescribable! 😍 would recommend to everyone!

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HUMAA
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

"I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The potato-leek soup was amazing and the Bibb lettuce salad was refreshing. The table was split on the monkfish – one person thought it was great, but another felt that the tastes didn't quite mesh. Everyone loved the flat iron steak. Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable."

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Audrey
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They made us wait an hour for our reservation that I had booked three weeks in advanced. I have a bad knee and standing outside for an hour for my table was not fun for me. I also noticed that people were going inside before us when we were waiting outside for our table. They told us we would have a covered table, but when we arrived to the rooftop patio it wasn’t covered and was soaking wet. I had to constantly ask for someone to fix this issue. At this point it was almost 1:30am and we still weren’t seated. I was very disappointed considering I’ve heard so many great things about KOST. I was told that my reservation wasn’t guaranteed, which is odd considering open table is an app to book reservations. Unfortunately, I will not be returning to KOST due to the poor service that they provide.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience5

One of the nicer venues in the city, amazing vibe.

DC
DanielaC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing place, the environment is so nice, the service is really kind and the view is amazing

MG
MarieG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Beautiful view of the city and a nice environment to dine, especially for brunch.

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Mimimi
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

First time visit and had an amazing time! Staff were so involved in making sure everyone had a great time. So timely and accommodating! Will return my next trip to Toronto!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Samir and his staff are outstanding!

JF
JenniferF
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Kost for a friends birthday and we all had an amazing time, great overall atmosphere, our server Tamara was knowledgeable and went above and beyond to ensure our night was perfect

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Abby
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff and service was amaizing. They recommended really good food and drinks for first time visit. The view was breathtaking.

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Trisha
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience4

Lack of food selection and overpriced. Server was very good though.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience2

Horrible food! Everything comes out cold, cheap quality food.

ME
MichelleE
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing experience, amazing view, amazing vibe, amazing food, Overall an amazing time.

PA
PellyAndFriendsPodcast
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the patio looks incredible. Going back:)

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Randy
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing with friendly staff and a great ambience. The food also had some wonderfully unique flavours.

MD
MarkD
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

The view and the vibe were excellent with upbeat music playing at a reasonable level. The service was great but the food was just okay. I had dinner there and then brunch beside the pool the next day and both meals were just okay despite being on the pricey side. The cocktails were good but the beer selection was very weak if you are into craft beers (essentially no craft beers available).

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NBansal
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience!! Amazing food and service was really quick. One thing I really liked was the staff was very attentive and polite. Loved it. ❤️

FAQs

KŌST is rated 4.5 stars by 1962 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.