churrasqueira martins & grill house offers unfussy food, done well - charcoal grill
Hotel Address: 605 Rogers Road. (at Weston Rd. ), 416-657-
4343, churaquila mentis.
From Monday to Thursday, from noon to 9 in the evening. m. ;
Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p. m. m. ;
From noon on Sunday to 8 p. m. m.
Reservation: recommended wheelchair access: YesPrice: dinner for two, wine, taxes and tips: $ 100The 11 th family takes a seat at the Chula Serra Martins grill.
The middle of the long table is a female parent.
One is her two adult children and their spouses.
The other is six grandchildren from elementary school to high school.
A teenage boy kindly combed the hair of his little cousin.
In return, she reached out to think about him. “Hey!
He protested carefully.
The stock will be sorted back.
She did it again.
Whatever it takes, hanging out with the family is part of the Martins charm, a Portuguese restaurant that provides unusual food for generations and does a good job overall.
Angolan Carlos Martins opened in Brampton on 1994.
He moved to New York in 2009.
Free parking attracts Martins to the square anchored by Value Village and self-
The little chulachilla turned into a big one with 22 takeout options and its own entrance.
A door to White
Blue Ribbon-Blue Ribbon restaurant
Chef Steven Martins (Carlos’s son)
Quality BBQ seafood and meat are served.
"It's the way people cook at home, but it's better because my charcoal grill is getting hotter and hotter," says Carlos Martins . " He bottled Portuguese olive oil himself, using only organic sea salt.
At lunch on Sunday, diners arrived in groups and greeted relatives with double kisses.
There are reserved signs on each table.
Is it always so busy?
"Every day, senhora.
"This is a card for the next reservation," replied the waiter . ".
This is not an exaggeration.
Diners must book Sunday lunches at least one week in advance.
Mother's Day is full two months later. Walk-
Ins and its stylish red chair sit on the porch in the winter.
The goods rumbled on the Canadian Pacific rail track outside.
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Pickled olives and four different kinds of bread, and sometimes a plate of fresh Portuguese cheese. Chicken soup ($5)
There are special dishes every day, adding a large amount of shredded meat, carrots and small pasta to the golden broth of the family. Shrimp ($25)
Stir-fry with a boat of butter and piri sauce.
The combination is intoxicating but messy considering the full shell;
Provide wet wipes for messy fingers.
Squid fillet ($28)
The olive oil tastes good and fresh.
The simple approach is in stark contrast to the tomato risotto with shrimp. Suckling pig ($25)
Another feature of Martins.
The skin is a bit loose, but boy, the meat is tender and lemon
Season with pepper.
The beautiful blue tiles and wooden wine rack in the main restaurant make guests feel more attractive.
There are many Portuguese wines below $50, but there is a long way to go.
Red and White are $7.
Six ounces 50;
Carlos Martins said the wine audience recently scored 90 points out of 100.
The whole fish in the Osler fish warehouse on Geary Ave.
Sit on the ice in a small display cabinet: Greek-bred Sea bre fish, fluke fish from Florida, and black swordsheath fish from Madeira.
Photos displayed often appear on Facebook in the restaurant, labeled foodporn.
The food served by the waiter will cause rubber bumps.
There are four smoked filet steaks on a tall metal spike ($75).
Custom terracotta warriors can surfand-
Lawn classification of lamb chops, veal, grilled squid and lobster tail ($35);
Here are the soft rapini, Napa cabbages and whole potatoes bathed with lemon juice and olive oil.
The dishes are said to be eaten by two people, but more likely four.
Not all of them are great.
Fried squid ($18. 50)is chewy.
Homemade potato chips can be limp. (
No problem with fries. )
And grilled pineapple splashed with ports ($7. 50)
It ended the meal very well, eggy flan ($6)
It's hard to cook too much caramel.
Generally speaking, Martini is clean and tastes simple. it is worth a try.
Even if your cousin ruined your coif
Amy Pataki is from Toronto.
All the hospitality was reported by restaurant reviews and reporters.