The Owl of Minvera at Steeles and Silver Star

The Owl of Minvera food

The Owl of Minvera located at 4733 Steeles Ave E #2 in Scarborough

October 14, 2017:  Last night, Daphne and I had a dinner after her church service.  We went to The Owl of Minerva at Steeles and Silver Star in Scarborough.  This was the third Owl Korean restaurant I’ve been to!

It was very bright, clean, and spacious inside this branch.  If I’m not mistaken, this unit used to be a Japanese restaurant very early in the 2000s (don’t I sound old hahaha).

I ordered the Jap Chae.  It’s a dish of stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables.  Daphne ordered the Pork Bone Soup (I remember having that recently at the First Markham Place location and loved it).

The Owl of Minerva Scarborough menu cover

Scarborough location menu cover

We were served a variety of banchan.  The kimchi was pretty good; not too spicy.  It came with a pair of scissors so that you could cut it up yourself.  I liked the red pepper and cucumber salad; it was vinegary.  The bean sprouts were also good.  The pickled radishes were standard.

The Owl of Minerva banchan

Banchan

The JapChae was a good portion.  The glass noodles were very tasty and firm!  I don’t know if it’s because I’ve been eating very clean lately but the seasoning seemed a tad strong and a little salty for me.  Either way, it was a good dish.

JapChae

JapChae. $9.99
-stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables

Daphne’s Pork Bone Soup:

Pork Bone Soup

Pork Bone Soup. $9.99

The service was fast and friendly.  There were lots of people here too on a Saturday night!  The place was packed with customers after our arrival.

The Owl of Minerva Scarborough interior

I liked how bright it was inside!

The Owl of Minerva Scarborough storefront

It’s next to a Captain’s Boil restaurant

The Owl Of Minerva Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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