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For 2
Date
Sun, 5/27
Time
10:00 PM

Firkin on Yonge

3.9
124 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Comfort Food
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  • Pre/post-theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Quick Bite
The Firkin on Yonge is a more sophisticated and elevated traditional English pub. Located right across from the Eaton"s Center on Yonge Street, just down the street from the Queen Subway Station, we're easy to find! Whether you're out shopping with your friends or you want to get away from the crowds of Yonge and Dundas, we are ready to be your perfect escape. Our two floors definitely get busy during concerts, UFC or sports nights, but there's always space to find a cozy nook with that special someone. Our second floor also allows us to host private events so contact us today to book your birthday, office party or special occasion. Special platter menus are also available for those such events.

Check us out on Facebook and find us on twitter @FIRKINonyonge for more updates about specials, contests and promotions!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Comfort Food
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Hours of Operation

Breakfast & Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am
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Phone number
(647) 345-0455
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Private Party Facilities
We can have private parties for groups from 10-120 people on our second floor lounge. Call us to check out availability.
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Private Party Contact
Kent: (647) 345-0455
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Catering
Party Platters are available with 48 hours notice. Just call to get a party platter menu.
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Cross Street
Queen
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Parking Details
Public parking is all around us. Eaton Centre, Victoria Street, Queen Street, Dundas Square.
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Public Transit
Steps away from the Queen St. Exit
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Entertainment
Live bands in the summer time. Call to find out our schedule.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 124 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
3.6
Food
4.0
Service
3.7
Ambience
3.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Our server was very good, very accommodating. I wish I could remember her name. Food was delicious. Good pub fare.

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4.0Dined on May 16, 2018

The food was fine, I had the firkin burger with fries and chipotle dipping sauce. Had a 20 oz molson Canadian for $6. Service was good with no complaints. I went with my brother in law who is very fussy and even he couldn't find anything to complain about. After dinner we went out the back door to okeefe lane and we were at Massey Hall in 30 seconds. If you want a decent restaurant with friendly service look no further.

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4.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Fish and chips were great.
Service was fast

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3.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Went down to a concert at massy hall this place is just around the corner and good eats and drinks

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2.0Dined on April 20, 2018

cramped in an awkward table upstairs up against a workstation. Food very averag at best. Server was pleasant and friendly, but seemed to be busy and we rarely saw her.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great food and great service. Good please to have a quick meal before show

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Amazing food, service, space. Was a little on the noisy side but not too too bad. Second floor was quieter :)

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Great spot for a bite before a show at Massey Hall

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Service was just OK. It was busy, but waitress should of checked to see how food was after serving. Food wasn’t very good at all. Poutine fries, below average, Butcher on the rye sandwich was awful. Meat was tough and very fatty. Couldn’t even bite through it.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great place to eat before the show.
Very convenient

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Firkin on Yonge is a great place for a pre-theatre bite and drinks. The Steam Whistle was good, thanks to the waitress that pushed it on us. We had the nachos with chorizo sausage, great! The hot sauce they serve is tasty and locally made.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We all had a great night. Great for accessibility, with easy entrance into the building and an elevator for the upper floor and the washrooms, which are also accessible (for those who aren't able to take the stairs).

Good pub style food and the service was good. Staff were welcoming and helpful with ideas/food selections.

Thank you for the great atmosphere before heading to the Elgin Theatre!

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5.0Dined on January 24, 2018

A fun time and tasty meal. Although we reserved for 2, friends called to reserve and asked to be seated with us. We were accommodated without being made to feel as if we were putting anyone out. Our server was very pleasant and knowledgeable. I though she went above and beyond the call of duty with us and always had a smile. We enjoyed ourselves so much, we came back after the theatre for a drink and conversation. We had the same server and she was equally as accommodating and pleasant.

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3.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Seemed understaffed. Everyone was polite, so I don't think it was any particular worker's attitude.

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3.0Dined on January 6, 2018

The service at this location is very slow. Seemed that there was 1 waitress for the entire upstairs. My meal came wrong. I asked for no spice yet the kitchen sent it out with the spicy spread on it. The waitress was nice but very slow to bring our drinks.

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1.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Ordered the curry chicken and rice. It was totally inedible. The rice was clumped together and my fork could not penetrate to pick it up. I couldn’t really find the chicken in the curry it was all large pieces of onions.

Will never come here again.

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great location. Food was very good. The service was perfect. Ty Mark.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

We had a relatively late Saturday night dinner here and ran into one snag - kids cannot be present after 9. We did manage to eat and leave in time. Food was bar fare with a more varied menu than expected, including curry. Everyone else had burgers and poutine. Onion rings were particularly good. Service was quite efficient.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

We had a large group that had dinner after a recent theatre show. Our table was ready when we arrived and we loved the location - we were seated in a small alcove upstairs which was great for our group to talk and enjoy our meal (too many times you go to restaurants and you can't have a conversation because the music is so loud)!! The staff were very friendly and the service was very good. We will definitely come back the next time we are at a show!

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Great service and food was good overall I enjoyed it and it was nice and close to the Elgin Theatre

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was very good but the service was very slow . To be fair , there were 7 of us .

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4.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Good food but the pub was very loud and noisy...too noisy to be able to talk to my fellow diners.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

We were late for our reservation but a quick phone call saved our table no problem! Fish n Chips wasn't fantastic but the burgers were good. Service was excellent especially considering how busy it was!

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3.0Dined on December 9, 2017

The staff was very accommodating; the food selection was broad enough and tasted good; the value for money was appropriate. All in all, taking a large family for a meal prior to attending the theatre was a pleasant experience.

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Easy reservation booking! Got a text when the table was ready. The 3 Little Yorkies were amazing, but don't recommend for sharing...we ordered 2 for 4 of us to share, and then ordered 2 more! Delicious!! Wine is very reasonably priced. Will definitely go back!!

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1.0Dined on December 3, 2017

We never ate. They tookway to long to take our order.

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3.0Dined on December 2, 2017

We went for a pre-theatre meal. The food was adequate, but not spectacular. That being said, it was delivered in a reasonable amount of time, and the prices were not too bad. The noise level made conversation difficult, even in the back of the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

my family always comes down to Toronto for a Christmas celebration. We have been coming down for 32 years and Mr green jeans was our restaurant of choice . It closed 3 years ago and we tried differ restaurants as a replacement but had no luck until we tried FIRKIN ON YOUNGE .
The restaurant was alive with happy people ,great music and fantastic service .
We had a party of 11 and it was unanimous, we found our replacement.
Continued success and we will back December 2018

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3.0Dined on November 29, 2017

We dined at Firkin on Yonge a couple of weeks ago and had a great meal. This time however we were disappointed. The chicken breast on the salad was very dry, over cooked, and did not have much flavour. Although we enjoyed the ambiance of the resturant/pub, we were quite dissatisfied with our meal. Our server was pleasant and she had no control over the food.
I hope the cook (s) got the message from us.

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3.0Dined on November 29, 2017

Music was quite loud. Main courses were good however dessert was over cooked. Service was fine.

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3.0Dined on November 29, 2017

Too noisy. Music too loud for 5 pm. While eating it would be nice to have music lower to allow conversation. Louder maybe around 8 pm. Food ok but not as good as expected.

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4.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Good pub food with good staff serving it. Bit noisy but they did turn down the volume when asked!

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2.0Dined on November 23, 2017

Arrived on time, in fact 5 mins early, and the hostess did not have my (this) reservation. They were , however, able to seat us, but does not excuse the obvious issue with Open Table reservation software. The music and noise level were exceptional. Had to send my Firkin Burger back as it was undercooked (boarderline pink/red). Server was very apologetic and put a rush order in with the kitchen. While I was waiting, and everyone else in my party was finished eating, the table next to me had to send back her chicken pasta as it was still frozen in some areas and she found a bone. Overall, not a good experience and I will not recommend Firkin on Yonge and will also call to confirm Open Table as properly sent my reservation to the restaurant and that they have rec'd it.

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2.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Location is everything. Otherwise, the fried cauliflower was unimaginative fast-food and dry ribs were breaded like chicken fingers (yuk). We weren’t told that they were out of the item we wanted until we ordered. Ho hum.

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1.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Unfortunately this Firkin just didn't stand up to some of the other locations. I've previously been to Firkin on the Bay and the one near the ACC, had a great experience at both of those! Expected this Firkin to be similar, but it was much much older and outdated, none of the same funky/modern decor as the others. I had the fish tacos, food was good. Again, not nearly as well prepared as other locations.

Our server couldn't remember what we ordered, and did not write anything down. No cutlery, no nothing until we finally asked a different server. Order a round of waters half way through our meal and again had to finally ask another server for them because our server was not getting them. Maybe being stuck at the back by the kitchen was the issue? Even though we had a reservation for 3 days.

This was all at a 5:30 Saturday dinner prior to a show at the Elgin theatre next door. Won't be returning to this one, but would recommend the other Firkin's in Toronto!

I will go back to the OTHER locations for sure!

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4.0Dined on November 17, 2017

My husband and I didn’t have a lot of time before our show at Massey Hall. Our server help us to get our meals and make it to the show with time to spare.

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2.0Dined on November 3, 2017

Was seated in a very noisy section and when we tried to move they would not accommodate us

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4.0Dined on October 29, 2017

fish was too fishy tasting and not hot enough.Onion rings are great,but for $7 pretty small.

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Our server was wonderful! She was engaging and friendly. I love a server who can laugh with their patrons. Keep up the good work!

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4.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Great service the staff had our group of 6 out in time for a concert at Massy Hall! The food was typical pub food.

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