Amsterdam Brewhouse & Restaurant

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Where Locally Crafted Beer Meets Fresh Artisan Food! Our menu showcases some of the most creative uses of not only beer, but elements of the entire brewing process. From cooking with spent grains, making reductions from young beer, and creating braises & sauces from our many brewed-on-site adventure beers, we use it wherever we are able! Our pier location, directly on Toronto’s waterfront, provides an unparalleled 270 degree view of Lake Ontario. Centrally situated in the Harbourfront neighborhood, we offer the convenience of being a short walk from all the cities top attractions, including the Rogers Centre, CN Tower, Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Air Canada Centre, as well as its vibrant Financial, Entertainment and Theatre districts. Our 14,000 square foot facility offers an on-site craft micro brewery, impressive patios, flexible audio visual systems, an authentic wood burning oven, open kitchen, retail beer store and an experienced culinary team.
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
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4.5
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4.5
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4.2
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SB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Beautiful evening view & very good food & service. Xxxxxxxxxxxx

OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went there with 4 girls for my daughter's 9th birthday party, they had a good kids menu and server was excellent

h
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2Food4Service3Ambience4

They don't let you pick your own beers for flights! We weren't able to taste all the beers we wanted and had to order beer we had tried already in order to have one of their pre-made beer flights.
The food was good but expensive.

CH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great! Great beer selection. Atmosphere was awesome! Can’t wait to try the patio in the summer.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service as always!

PC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Had a great time. Our server was super nice, and very efficient. Wish I could remember her name cause she should be recognized. All in all, a great night with my wife and 2 kidders.

TC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved everything... food, atmosphere, service. However the washrooms were disgusting. 🙄

S
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great location right on the lake. A good selection of craft beers - Boneshaker and Spaced Invader being my favourites. Food is pretty good and priced very fairly. I like going here especially in the summer before a show or just with friends.

JO
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience5

Brisket sandwich is great. DO NOT sub for caesar salad... $3 more and you get a thimble full. 😕

S
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We love Amsterdam but had an exceptionally good time today due to our fantastic service. Very sorry that we can’t give our server the credit he deserves. He was funny, prompt, attentive and fun. Always a great restaurant with great food but this server made the experience even better.

N
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely Amazing! Best pizzas 🍕 Awesome atmosphere!

M
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

We visited with some friends from out of town. We were seated at a lovely table by the window and fireplace, overlooking the lake. The host passed on the information to the server that we had guests from out of town, which I thought was attention to detail! The server was patient and attentive! The beers were wonderful too. The brisket burger was a little disappointing - more like a pulled pork burger. I expected a nice slice of meat. The other meals were good. I would definitely go back to try the other dishes on the menu.

DR
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience1

Made you wait right down to the second for your reservation. Not seated a second before 6:00.

2nd time I have eaten at Amsterdam and been seated on the lower level by the boats. Great seats of you have light and the ability to read the menu (way to dark, not enough lighting).

Other than the wait and dark atmosphere, this is a fantastic spot!!!

CS
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience5

The Amsterdam Brewhouse has amazing ambiance and lots of unique beers to choose from, but the food was average. We ordered the spinach dip as an app and it was good, then between 4 of us we had a pizza which was tasteless, fish and chips which were average and 2 burgers that were good. Then in one of our glasses we found a cherry stem stuck to the bottom of the inside of the glass and it wasn't noticed until the drink was halfway done = gross!! I showed our server and he just offered to bring me another drink to replace it BUT IT WAS WATER I WAS DRINKING. Thanks for nothing. The food and drinks were expensive and I had a dirty glass which they didn't offer us a discount on our bill or even a $5 gift card for a future visit. With a major pandemic virus going around and known cases being in Toronto, you'd think they would be more careful with cleaning their glassware.

ES
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience4

Food was good and priced well. Great variety of beers on tap. Service was horrible. Server took forever to arrive, then another huge gap in time to put our food order in. He did not even bring our meals to the table and never visited us during our meal to check if everything was alright and more importantly to refresh our beers???? We had to ask two other servers to get our guy to see us. Brutal.

JN
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

SAM our waitress is the best simply the reason we will be back.......

JR
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always a great meal paired with delicious beer. Portions are generous, and we had to bring our leftovers home for lunch the next day.

TC
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The food quality was very good, will come back just for the brisket sandwich! Servers were all very friendly. Had a very enjoyable evening and we will be back!

G
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My friends loved the flight of beers. My wine was lovely too!

OT
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

-Great Service
-Did provide us a good spot as we have a stoller
-Staff do converse with staff not just take orders
-Good ambiance

VC
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience5

I really wanted to love this place. We were on vacation and it was right by our air BNB. We did enjoy the beer! I had the wings which were highly recommended and found them pretty bland. My husband had the ribs and they were tender and fall off the bone, but also a bit dry and again bland.

OT
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The servers were great and accommodating; reservation went off without a hinge and all request accommodations were considered! Say perfectly in front of a tv screen to watch the raptors game as well.

OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sitting up on the upper terrace was amazing and being able to overlook the restaurant was great. Food and service was excellent.

VC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

first time there.. highly recommend and can't wait to go back. Chicken Wings were outstanding!

PA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Friendly service.
Food was a little cold when served, had to be reheated.
Menu options are limited.
Bread would be a nice thing to have with a meal.

GM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Was very pleased.

ND
Montreal
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Richard was exceptional. He's a server that is present without hovering, aware, polite, personable, etc. We had our two year old with us, and he put her order in separately so that it would come out first. This is something that not everyone has the awareness of - that little ones have time limits. Outside of that, the food, beer, and atmosphere were great as always.

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

Our original waiter got upset at us for something and just left and didn’t inform us that someone else was taking over our table so we were left waiting for service until we had to chase him down. Not impressed.

BS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Server Martin was very good. First time for spouse and she loved it.

MR
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was out super quick and was very delicious as well. Price was about every restaurant out. We will definitely be back !

T
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really enjoyed my time here! The food was delicious and the service was extremely quick. Would definitely recommend.

LC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome and our server Jade was amazing!

SE
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The music was too loud and we felt we had to yell a bit to talk to each other. Other than that was great. Our waiter Keith was fantastic.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food, beer abd venue amazing

OT
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Appreciate the good service as always! I would definitely recommend this place to my friends. Keep up the good work.

TS
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, good beer, good atmosphere. Had a great time

MI
Hampshire
32 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Food was pretty good. Nice selection of beers. Service was very slow, fo arriving to being asked what drinks we’d like to the time the food arrived. Not great

BL
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Great food...fantastic service (thank you Steph). There were 6 in our party...2 were stuck in traffic, so we ordered before they arrived....despite that fact, our meal seemed to arrive quite quickly, and our friends who arrived 15 minutes later had their meals at virtually the same time.

Burgers are awesome...As is lemon chicken schnitzel and the Thai noodle dish..:.IPAs go with everything!

Only rated noise high because it’s December and the table beside us was doing secret Santa! Pretty much expected this time of year!

LM
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

The staff was phenomenal! We were running late due to traffic and the staff had no issue accommodating our reservation for 7 people. We needed to modify an order and Hannah was awesome getting that rushed out of the kitchen as well. We love Amsterdam and have never been disappointed. Great food, great service and a fabulous environment! Look forward to our next visit!

ST
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Depending on the event, this is a good location. Food quality was hit and miss. Service was slow over lunch hour mid week.

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