Cíest What? | Toronto, Ontario
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Cíest What?
Exceptional based on 88 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

67 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5E 1B5 [ print map ]
416 867 9499

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Hours: Sun, Mon 11:30 AM to 1:00 AM Tue to Sat 11:30 AM to 2:00 AM

Mayor: JoeMcPhee (5) | Taps: 39 | Bottles: 15

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Beer Available At Cíest What? (arranged by most recent)
Wellington Quick Brown Fox ESB , Underdogs All or Nothing Hopfenweisse 48, Lake of Bays Lake Monster , Camerons California Sunshine 77, Wellington Root Down Ginger Beer , Cest What Mother Puckers Ginger Wheat 32, Hogtown Brewers Hogwild IPA 59, Oast House The Mayorís Craic , Camerons Rye Bock 67, Camerons Auburn Ale 46, Cest What Big Butt 64, Neustadt Springs Joanís Dark Secret 46, Durham Black Eye 87, Great Lakes Brewing Etobichoker 97, Kensington Brewing Santaís íStache , Great Lakes Brewing Lake Effect IPA 98, Northwinds Three Stage XPA , Double Trouble Prison Break Breakout Pilsner 37, Wellington Shadowplay Schwarzbier 47
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88 reviews for Cíest What?
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  66%
 Selection  74%
 Food  70%
 Value  73%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  80%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense  (71) , | October 19, 2012
One of my default haunts in Toronto. Basement bar, fairly good space with a pooltable and fireplace. Service can vary, but sitting at the bar usually guarantees prompt service. food is a good value, but youíre here for the beer- a large amount of ontario craft taps with a few occasional surprises from Quebec. Only suggestion - rotate the taps a bit more. Would love to see more seasonalís here. usually 3-5 casks running, which usually provide the more interesting beers here.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
RxForHealth  (3) , | October 5, 2012
One of the best pubs for beer lovers in Toronto. Great menu at fair prices, too. Recommended.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
AGAquino  (50) Toronto, Ontario | September 1, 2012
My local pub. Friendly, knowledgable staff, good selection of Ontario beers, normally have 5 casks available. Good food, at reasonable prices.
DuffMan  (279) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | August 14, 2012
Located downstairs from street level,this is a homey cozy little place, not flashy, just comfortable. For me thatís part of the appeal. Nice cask offerings. Old school vibe-- full pints only, no tastings! On slow nights they close early, as I found out to my disappointment. Still managed to squeeze in a pint, even though every other table had the chairs turned upon them and the barkeep was literally drumming his fingers waiting for us to leave. Iíd come back though. Never tried the food.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Strange Brew  (3) Toronto, Ontario | July 30, 2012
Great tap list of mostly Ontario craft brews, with a few of their own. Some decent bottles, but why bother with this tap list. Love the cozy ambience with brick and stone walls and fireplaces. If youíre lucky youíl get a couch. Nice place to be if itís nasty outside.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
MarcNS  (5) , | June 3, 2012
Great place for a pint. Good service and value. Good selection of cask options.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
simontheeditor  (11) Richmond, England | April 2, 2012
Good selection of beers which are all described on a proper beer menu with strength, brewery and location and IBUs. For a Brit like me the beer was served too cold, but improved in flavour after being left for a few minutes to warm up. Food was fine (a sharing place of Mexican snacks).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Radek Kliber  (235) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | December 23, 2011
Nice place in downtown Torono. very nice tap list made mostly of local breweries. Bottle list suffer. Good food at reasonable prices. Average to good service.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 6/20
solidfunk  (186) Washington D.C., Washington DC | November 26, 2011
Went here and sat on the resto side because the lounge side was full. There was a decent jazz band going when we got there, but couldnít hear much in the other room. Sat at the bar there but service was fairly average. Decent beers on tap mostly, as well as some good casks. Had teh staggering pig and it was pretty average. Wouldnít eat here again if I came to try some more of the casks.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn  (80) Waterloo, Ontario | October 11, 2011
Always a great selection of Canadian craft brews here. Seasonals and cask ales are a bonus. Food is good and reasonably priced. Had a delicious corned beef sandwich made with their Rye beer - a special for "Craft Beer Week". Their Rye beer itself is great, though I am sorry to say I havenít seen their "Mild Brown Ale" on the menu for years. It mustíve been discontinued, which is a shame, because it was different and interesting.

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