WVRST | Toronto, Ontario
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Excellent based on 39 ratings
Type: Restaurant

609 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5V 1M5 [ print map ]
416 703 7775

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Hours: Sun - Wed 1130AM-11PM Thurs until 12AM Fri-Sat until 1AM

Mayor: Sammy (4) | Taps: 24 | Bottles: 102


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Beer Available At WVRST (arranged by most recent)
Left Field Grandstand Hoppy Wheat , Brothers Tropic Thunder Pale Ale , Stone City Ales Windward Belgian Wheat 73, Longslice °Hopsta la Vista! 60, OutSpoken Rabbitís Foot IPA , Manantler Liquid Swords IPA , Bobcaygeon Common Loon , Blood Brothers Brewing Cocoa Woman , Silversmith / The Exchange Telephonique , Sleeping Giant Hoppit IPA , Old Flame Black Willow , Garden Brewers BiŤre de Gardeín , High Road Soleil , Shillow Bitter Waitress , Muddy York Dereliction Double I.P.A. , Brimstone Sinister Minister IPA 44, Le Trou du Diable Aldred 94, Left Field Prospect IPA : Simcoe , Northwinds Route 26 , Stillwater Brontide 78
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39 reviews for WVRST
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  79%
 Selection  78%
 Food  84%
 Value  72%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
samzim  (63) Ontario | July 15, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
KPD  (207) Michigan | March 23, 2014| Updated March 29, 2014
Beer hall type place, had a great lunch and beers. Did a sampler of Germans/lagers then moved on to Ontario brews and a couple of Le trou du diable beers. Really liked this place, you like sausage and beer this is Nirvana.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow  (128) Ottawa, Ontario | January 30, 2014
Ended up here for some food and a beer after a conference that let out early (around 3ish) and had this place completely to ourselves. Its on the second floor with some nice windows overlooking King St and seating is more family style/German beer hall but its quite roomy. Since I can only rate on what I experienced the service was top notch not too mention that all servers have their cicerone server certification so know a fair amount about the beers. The food is excellent but obviously donít come here if you donít like sausages. The beer selection was decent, combination of German, Ontario and some Quebec, and they were happy to provide a sample of whatever I wanted but I think that was more because there was nobody there - the actual sample tray is preset based on their selection and you canít change anything.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
crazy_cat_lady  (5) , | January 29, 2014
This really is a íbeer hallí. You go up and order and pay, get a number, and theyíll bring you your food/drinks. Long tables fill the space, and you sit wherever you like, next to whoever happens to be there at the time. Music was kinda annoying, but then Iím not a big fan of hiphop/rap, so it may have been just the day I was there. Food was quite good: quality sausages and fries with a selection of dipping sauces; tried their currywurst, which was different but tasty. Husband had more traditional sausage on a bun which was really nicely done. Iíll probably stick to the sausage on the bun next time.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Hoser  (175) Cowtown, Alberta | November 13, 2013
Liked the place but we were then when it was pretty empty. The staff cares and knows about the beer which is refreshing.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs  (409) Toronto, Ontario | August 19, 2013| Updated May 31, 2015
One of the larger beer bars in Toronto I tend to come to Wvrst for beer events, or "outings" like someones birthday. Itís downtown location attracts a busy crowd on weekend evenings, so try to come earlier if you are looking for a quieter visit. The menu is not extensive, primarily featuring a selection of sausages all of which are pretty tasty available on a bun or on their own. Beer prices are not cheap, though the 1L steins can be a deal. Staff is friendly but vary in their beer knowledgability. Seating is "beer hall" style with a number of picnic tables and raised communal tables. Beer is bar service only, but you can order drinks with your food which will get delivered to your table. Approximately 10-15 taps I think? Nice spot, easy to get to downtown and well worth a visit, but if you are not looking to try the sausage there are other places in town that I would prioritize over this one if your time in Toronto is limited. The picnic table style seating can be awkward to get in and out of if you are tall and not small like myself. :)
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Ontbeertaster  (159) Ontario | August 14, 2013| Updated August 27, 2013
This place is down right wicked awesome cool. Hands down the place i think to go for a beer in toronto. It has all the makings for my kind of place. One of minor features which makes it that much better then most bars, is the order your food and pay, not having to wait for the waitress to give you your bill and pay. The convenience is assume. My only complaint is the beer is kind of a bit expensive even for toronto standards. But its not enough to scare me off and clearly the patrons of toronto, as it is always crazy busy when your here. Recommend coming here early for dinner or lunch as you can miss some of the traffic.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber  (268) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | May 1, 2013
Cool place plenty of potential. Get far too loud on weekends. Wish to see website that would tell you what is on tap. Service was ok , too busy to be court. Kielbasa with sourkraut I had was very good.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge  (7) Ottawa, Ontario | March 24, 2013
Love the atmosphere. German style beer hall makes for great interaction. The sausage and duck fat fries are outstanding. While there are places with more extensive beer selections, they still have a robust collection all of which cater to a beer geek. You know theyíre beer lovers given the sign on the wall telling you how many days since the last time they cleaned the tap lines.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Gethinbeer  (123) Nova Scotia | March 24, 2013
Modern decor in a German themed beer hall. I sat at the bar and was served pretty quick. Good selection of beers on tap. The beers were excellent. I donít recommend the curry wurst. My drinking buddy definitely made a the better choice of a regular bratwurst. The place is rammed on weekend nights.

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