Batch

4.3
339 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Canadian
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  • Great Beer
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
BATCH is a warm gathering place for great food, cold beer, and friendly people, in the heart of the city. Everything we serve has been carefully curated and crafted by hand because that’s the way we do it back home.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Canadian
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Hours of Operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 1:00am, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00am
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Phone number
(416) 238-1484
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Benjamin Heaton
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Cross Street
Victoria and Richmond
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Parking Details
There is street parking available on Victoria Street. Public parking is available on Richmond Street, east of Victoria Street.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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Celebrate with craft brews + farm to table food at BATCH, where the big city feels a bit smaller. Enjoy 5 unique private dining rooms designed to offer complete food + beer experiences, custom food + beverage menu options, Cicerone + Sommalier services, a complimentary Rec Room and gifting options.

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What 339 People Are Saying
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Food
4.3
Service
4.2
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on August 8, 2018

Loved our meal and our server. Got chicken wings, burger, chicken sandwich and lemon curd- all delicious! Would definitely return!

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4.0Dined on August 2, 2018

Delicious casual dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meals from the deep fried pickles to the Caesar salad with a nice bit to the fish and chips. And of course the local and on-ire brewed beer was quite tasty.

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2.0Dined on August 2, 2018

We waited for about an hour for our food after ordering (they had some sort of issue in the kitchen). After all of that, there was no compensation for the wait on our bill. Quite disappointing.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Though primarily a business meal location since it’s in the financial district, it’s a great place for weekend brunch. It wasn’t crowded. so great service...but the food is excellent.

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2.0Dined on July 27, 2018

The restaurant itself was great, and the food tasted great too - but it took them 40 minuted to bring our food out and I'm still unsure why it took them so long. We had to eventually ask where our food was the worker there seemed very unapologetic about it. Even though the food was okay, the whole waiting time really threw us off.

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5.0Dined on July 25, 2018

Server was nice and personable.

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4.0Dined on July 19, 2018

Young and Rich cocktail was recommended by our server and it was delicious. Salads were very good and Ploughman sandwich was excellent and large enough for two!

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4.0Dined on July 19, 2018

Made a reservation online for the summwrlicious, but when we arrived on time we were told that summerlicious 3 courses lunch would be served in a span of 1.5 hours, so if we didn't have that long of a lunch time we we're advised to stay with regular menu.
We stuck with the summerlicious, but the longest waits we had to endure were not the courses, but the condiments or water refills we were promised and completely forgotten. It did take us 1 hour and about 20 minutes to finish up everything including paying the bill, among this time we did wait for the desperately required hotsauce for our main course for over 20 minutes.

Food was OK, interesting at most. The smoked pork belly was not bad with the habenero hot sauce but my friend and I both had to pull out broken star anise pieces from our mouths as they're not removed but hidden at the bottom of the meat. Chewing on star anise is never pleasant.

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2.0Dined on July 19, 2018

Yes we were pre-warned that the restaurant was very busy but on the side we were sitting there were quite a few empty tables. The service was extremely slow. From getting our table to settling our bill it took 2 1/2 hours. And that was for a summerlicious lunch. The prix fixe menu that most restaurants usually prepare in advance....
Food was decent but nothing wowed us (the prawns were a bit disappointing to be honest).
Overall mediocre experience

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5.0Dined on July 18, 2018

Booked with no assumptions for summerlicious and was pleasantly surprised the whole way through. Server was attentive and nice, dishes came quickly, plates were attractive and satisfying. Loved the spinach pappardelle. Decor on the inside was nice and had just enough seating and lots of standing room. Interested in the party room downstairs.

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3.0Dined on July 17, 2018

Food was tasty, server was delightful, but extraordinarily slow. Like, I love a leisurely meal... but, this was glacial speed... slow. Otherwise, enjoyable!!

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Was there for Summerlicious. The service was excellent and the food was incredible. The beer was OK; I've had better. I'd recommend it for a great meal, but not if you just want drinks.

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1.0Dined on July 11, 2018

Horrible service. Refused to serve oyster on buck a shuck. One of ur server refused to serve oyster on buck a shuck for a party of 5 they claimed u guys don’t have anymore oyster anymore at 6pm .... really? Won’t come back again

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5.0Dined on July 11, 2018

Went for Summerlicious and the food was absolutely superb! I had the Cornish pasties and shepherd’s not pie. Also had the oysters which were on special for $1 each and they were delicious too.

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1.0Dined on July 10, 2018

This was the worst service ever that I have faced in Toronto! Took 15 minutes before the first server showed up, after 55 minutes- we did not get our food. What was on the menu as a salad was deep fried cauliflower- looked like leftovers from another restaurant.
In spite of warning about my allergy, they served me items with allergens leading me to fall sick.

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4.0Dined on July 7, 2018

First time dining at Batch as a result of Summerlicious. Lovely setting, great location, very spacious and not noisy at all.

We tried the Summerlicious menu, and I want to try the regular menu next time as I saw your Fish and Chips and it looked really yummy.

Service was top notch and very friendly. My family and I ended up buying 7 bottles of beer as well.

Thanks for a wonderful dining experience.

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4.0Dined on July 6, 2018

Great experience - it was a tad loud

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3.0Dined on July 6, 2018

We don't know the normal menu, but we don't recommend to go for summerlicious.

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

we did not get to try the menu as the kitchen had closed, but we enjoyed the cream ales and the nice atmosphere. thanks for a nice finish to our theater run.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

We were looking for a place to have breakfast with friends and discovered Batch. It was during FIFA, so we enjoyed great food, great game and a fantastic ambiance. The waiter was possibly the best I have ever had. He was lovely with a capital L. He should give training. My eggs were poached to perfection.

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Lovely space. Service was somewhat spotty. Server was nice but not really “there” - there had been a busy Father’s Day event before us. I felt like they were tired and we were inconvenient.

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Good food selections, reasonably priced. Some wine overpriced. Friendly, competent service. Comfortable atmosphere, if your table is not near the sports bar screens. Nice in-house brewed beers. Appreciate long open hours. In sum - try it - you'll like it.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

What a great place!! Excellent food, service and drinks! I had the brisket hash, and I'm definitely going back. I didn't realize they do buck a shuck weeknights after 9:00 and Wednesday evenings. This place has it all!

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4.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Had a great night - super service at the end of a Friday workday, charcuterie plate was smallish, but very tasty, ploughmans sandwich was great.

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3.0Dined on June 2, 2018

We ordered Oysters - these were probably the worst oysters I have ever had.

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Great fish fingers!

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1.0Dined on June 1, 2018

When I arrived at the restaurant on June 1st at 12:30pm it was very busy. There were at least two large parties in the dining room where I was seated. The service was very slow, the food order took about 40 minutes to arrive (after I had to flag down the server and ask her what was taking so long). When the food finally arrived it was not very good (ploughman's sandwich, never again!!), and the server ran away so quickly I had to yell at her to get her attention as I needed another drink. I will not be visiting this restaurant again and I will NOT be recommending it to ANYONE!!!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Had the BATCH burger which was marvelous. Really liked the extra chunky fries. The toffee pudding was excellent too!

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4.0Dined on May 22, 2018

Friendly attentive staff. Micro brew choices. Limited menu but adequate quality.

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4.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Loved that there were games in the basement!!

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

This place is okay...just that...
The food, ambience, service etc is fine. Nothing to rave about. Nothing to complain about...really...just minor issues. In any case, I wouldn't go back.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

My son was super excited to see the board games we could play while waiting for our meal. Connect 4 was a hit!! Thanks for having the games.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Great brunch, excellent decor, great service.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Oysters was great.
Good Cocktail - Moscow mue

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Batch is a very inviting place . The decor is great , it has big bright windows , a great menu , the food was amazing . The server we had seemed to be a bit overwhelmed on our visit but knowing everyone has a bad day I would definitely go again. Batch needs to make a gluten free menu as one of my friends has a gluten allergy and there was almost nothing there to accommodate that . They wouldn’t even make her a mashed potatoe because it was before dinner time . Our reservation began at 1 pm . So you would think they could at least make an exception in this case.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Great location. The decor is very hip. The food was delicious, with an excellent selection of in house brews. The wait and management staff were very friendly. Great spot for lunch or dinner with friends or a date night outing.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Unfortunately it is a very noise place. They offer a good quality food, tasteful and well served.

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1.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Terrible service. Server ignored allergy requests for meal, drink requests and our table generally. She never checked to see how the food was (and had to be flagged down to confirm the meal contained an allergy item, despite the request), or to see if refills of drinks were needed. Eventually another server gave us water refills and the General Manager the bill. We then got a bill from another table, then a bill charging us twice for the allergy meal which was to have been removed completely. Third time was a charm, although there shouldn’t have be any bill at all by then.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Great atmosphere, great food, great service! I visit Batch every time I'm in Toronto!

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Really nice place to eat. The decoration is charming. Service was excellent : I ordered something wrong for drink and they were so nice to change it ! I appreciated it) and our waitress was smiling and nice.
We just regretted the lack of choices for the meal.

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