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Drake Hotel

4.3
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690 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Canadian
Because we care about your health, safety + comfort, all guests will be required to undergo pre-screening and temp checks upon arrival to our patios. By proceeding with a reservation, you confirm that NONE of the below conditions immediately apply to you or your guests:

- Tested positive or presumptively positive with COVID-19
- Identified as a potential carrier of the COVID-19 virus or a communicable illness
- Have cold, flu, or COVID-19-like symptoms, even mild ones. Symptoms include fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat and painful swallowing, stuffy or runny nose, loss of sense of smell, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, or loss of appetite.
-Have been outside of Canada (including the United States) within the last 14 days.
- Been in direct contact with or vicinity of any person known to be carrying the Coronavirus, or who has traveled outside Canada within the last 14 days.

Get ready for some GOODCLEANFUN©

Support Drake Hotel during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 690 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.3
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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StevenArt
Toronto
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food2Service4Ambience4

Didn't have food. I was looking forward to Lobster Nachos, it wasn't available.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food3Service4Ambience4

It was average, really. Food was a little overpriced for the quality and quantity but everything else was okay.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Saturday brunch @The Drake...

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Our experience was terrible. We were so looking forward to our lunch after four months of not being able to go out and we wanted to support a local business. Our waiter was rude, slammed a salt shaker on our table when we asked for salt, we had to wait an hour for 2 kale salads (that did not have one piece of kale in them!) and the fries were soggy and terrible. Worst experience we have ever had in Parkdale and we have lived here for many years. Terrible.

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SheilaB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hey there, this was my first visit to the Drake and it was wonderful! It was during covid19 and all the precautions were in place for everyone's protection and all done in an extremely thoughtful way. The little paper bags given to store our face masks in while we were there was a lovely added touch! The service was terrific and the food and drinks were amazing! Thanks so much for a really memorable and fun evening, Sheila

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Dinner
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Nice to get out on a patio after months in isolation. The Drake Hotel was very accommodating. The awning covers the patio - which is good on hot, sunny days. They check your temperature prior to entering and do a decent job cleaning the tables when a guest leaves.

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LuisaS
Montreal
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

Was hoping to sit on the rooftop patio not street patio

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Waitress on rooftop was awesome. She wore a mask and was prompt. Social distancing was in place.

JG
JonathanG
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, fried chicken was awesome, and loved the throwback music on the patio.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Patio just opened, which was great, but at 6 pm half of the menu was no longer available.

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Shewitt
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was so incredibly lovely and gracious during what I’m sure must be a very stressful time for all staff. We really appreciated her great service and wish everyone at The Drake well.

Thank you.

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DarrenW
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Drake is always entertaining. My friends and I had a great evening!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friendly staff and great atmosphere. I would always recommend this place!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience3

Service needs to be faster.

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PeterS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were at the skyard for a Valentines Dinner. Food was excellent but we waited for more than an hour for the main course. The waiter felt bad and we got 2 glasses of sparkling wine and a 50% rebate on the food.

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EthanK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was really great, I felt a little pressured by the waiter because she kept asking how we were doing. The photo booth wasn't working that night :(

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cleo
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience4

First, our table was so cold, we had to ask that the heat be turned up. Secondly, the kitchen was so slow that we were served 2 hours after being seated. The burgers were good. The rest of the food was poor to o.k. Our server did his best and we felt that it was management, not the server as far as getting out food. The entire kitchen was backed up. We were sent desserts as compensation which was nice. Perhaps, the Drake is known for night life, but I would not count on a great dinner, which our reason for going.

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Nosher
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience4

Quality food and nice ambience. However, service was sub-standard. Servers became nonchalant and inattentive after we asked to enjoy our drinks for awhile before ordering food courses. Took considerable time to order drinks and food courses afterwards. Got the feeling they were initially trying to turn the table over promptly, as it was Valentine's Day. Service at other Drake venues much better.

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Kristina
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

We booked a table for Valentines Day. When we came, they put us on a table that was next to the window and it was freezing there. When we asked to change it, they moved us to the Cafe. We order fixed menu, but portions were really small. My boyfriend was really hungry when we went out. Food was ok. Waitress was nice. I had higher expectations for this place.

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AWwwww
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

Waited over an hour for our tables food during brunch. One meal was an additional 20 minutes late, and then wrong when it came out.

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KatO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience4

Was there for brunch for a friends birthday.
Food was good, service was slow and there was no table maintenance. Empty dirty dishes were left on the table when our meals came out, not leaving a lot of space on the table. Once we were done our brunch, the server didn't check on us for a while, we wanted to order more and it took forever to get her attention to come over to our table.
Other than that, the atmosphere was great, we all really enjoyed ourselves.

MK
MarilynK
London
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere! Super friendly staff. The food is great too.

CB
vipCorinneB
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience2

We were seated beside a very large noisy party. We are seniors. This ruined our evening. Steak was made to perfection, Brussels Sprouts were too sweet, and French fries were pale and tasteless. We sat in the back. If we go, we will ask for table in the front.

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Barissuslu
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The atmosphere, service quality, food presentation were highly satisfying, however the octopus dish and burger patties were slightly overcooked but overall it was an amazing experience.

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Inthehood
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

Great service. Appreciated being able to linger on a snowy day. Nice menu options. Undrinkable coffee - an Americano with dishwater over tunes. Steel cut oats tasty but could have been oh so much more if not cold and sticky.

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vipNoelS
Toronto
20 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friday night birthday celebration for my daughter! Great food, great service by John despite how busy it was
Good times as usual

HM
HaileyM
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time going for my fiancé’s birthday. Loved the atmosphere and music. I had the sushi and it was so delicious and very fresh. Friendly staff and punctual service. Thank you!

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VeeM
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service and food was excellent. I can always rely on the Drake for a solid dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience4

Food could be better. They need to step up the flavour and presentation.

SY
ShaneYoung
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

Overall, mediocre experience. Food was well below my expectation, venue is visually pleasing but was loud due to high volume of obnoxious people.

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OctaviaL
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Was expecting Trivia night, but that didn’t happen so I was a bit disappointed; overall it was a great ambience and experience. It was my first time in Toronto, so I wanted to the complete experience of the night.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great brunch food. Broad selection and well prepared. Lovely waiter. Not rushed at all so a lovely experience.

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vipBones
Toronto
101 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

The Drake is a cool place both spiritually and physically (at least it was today) as our circular back corner table was had a great view of the restaurant but also was caught in a cold downdraft. Service by a steady cascade of staff straddles the middle except for one notably more friendly individuals no cleared the last of our plates.

The food, importantly, made us all happy.

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GolfProf
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brunch at the Drake is a treat. Lots of delicious breakfast favourites. The cinnamon buns are baked fresh in a cast-iron pan and are not to be missed. Busy place full of young people enjoying conversing with their friends, but room for a couple of senior citizens too!

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Mapis
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Fun New Year’s Eve party

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My date and I had a lovely new year's Eve dinner here with live jazz music and an extensive and splendid prix fixe menu. It was a gastronomic and memorable experience. Highlights include mouth-watering Wagyu beef tartare and a generous portion of fresh lobster pasta, cooked just right. The Drake has always gone above and beyond with my expectations with their impeccable service and high quality, will thought-out meals consistently over the years. Well done.

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MelV
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

every time I come to the Drake the experience has been amazing! The food is delicious and the service is always above and beyond

RJ
vipRickJ
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great breakfast.

CB
CeliaB
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I absolutely loved the vibe / the food / the server.....all was GREAT....thank you for making our Christmas Day special and non traditional.....loved it.

JB
JoanneB
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

My nephew and I enjoyed a lovely brunch on Christmas Day. The pancakes were excellent. I love the room. The place has an elegant, relaxed vibe and the staff were friendly. To be honest, I was a bit disappointed the room wasn't filled. I love being in a restaurant that buzzes, even if it is a relaxing experience. Our waitress let us know it was much busier the year before, so that was interesting. Also, she seemed a bit TOO busy despite the quiet turnout for brunch. Then again, it was Christmas Day. She was attentive - an excellent waitress - just a bit 'not in the moment' for obvious reasons. Overall, I'd go back in a flash!

FAQs

Drake Hotel does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Drake Hotel also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 531-5042 ext. 1.

Drake Hotel is rated 4.3 stars by 690 OpenTable diners.

Drake Hotel does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.drakegeneralstore.ca/collections/drake-hotel-properties-gift-cards.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.

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