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Hemingway's, Toronto, ON

Hemingway's

4.4
4.4
1435 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Gastro Pub
4 Patios on 3 different Floors including our FAMOUS Rooftop Patio.

Patio's are misted in Summer and heated in Winter, Every seat in the house has a fantastic view of a Large HD screen, ensuring that while you dine, you can also keep an eye on the game.

Live Music every Friday 9pm-12am and Sunday 4pm-7pm.

Check our very popular Themed Trivia Nights! You can see all of our upcoming trivia's here -> https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/hemingways-13135618156


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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Gastro Pub, Comfort Food, Canadian
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 11:00 am–2:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Full Menu Daily 11:00 am–11:00 pm Late Night Menu Daily 11:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Phone number
    (416) 968-2828
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Jackson Avudzivi
  • Private party facilities
    For all private party enquiries please email us at info@hemingways.to
  • Private party contact
    Courtney Pavao: (416) 968-2828
  • Neighbourhood
    Yorkville
  • Cross Street
    Avenue/Bloor
  • Parking Details
    Some street parking and a parking building next door
  • Public Transit
    Bay Street Subway stop (exit Cumberland end)
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Every Friday Night
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Experiences

  • Mother's Day Dessert

    May 12, 2024 only
    Treat the Mom(s) in your life to brunch, lunch or dinner at Hemingway's on Mother's Day and receive a dessert on us for the table! Serving brunch from 10am-3pm and full menu from 10am-11pm. **Only applicable to reservations made through this open table experience.** **Can not be combined with any other offer**
    Mother's Day Dessert photo
  • Mother's Day Mimosa

    May 12, 2024 only
    Treat the Mom(s) in your life to brunch, lunch or dinner at Hemingway's on Mother's Day and receive a mimosa on us for every mom at the table! Serving brunch from 10am-3pm and full menu from 10am-11pm. **Only applicable to reservations made through this open table experience.** **Can not be combined with any other offer**
    Mother's Day Mimosa photo

What 1,435 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto

    Great for outdoor dining

1,435 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    They got our order wrong four times. Didn’t act upon our requests after multiple reminders. We were seated in a corner, one of the worst tables there.

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  2. AriNd

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Beet and pear salad was bland. No flavour in the dressing, just olive oil.

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  3. Andrea

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nachos to share were great!! I always like the ambiance at Hemingway’s, live musci was good althoug the sound was not loud enought to listen the muscian. Only advice inside is very cold, we need to wear our sweaters during the night, last time we were at the second floor and same situation is very cold inside please raise the temperature

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  4. nikki2dine

    Vancouver

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A social place to grab drinks and hang. Plenty selections for food options.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food and service was awesome and very fast no wait

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was awesome, serves was great and not over priced definitely worth a visit and we will definitely be back again

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  7. PaulS

    New York City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food. Excellent service. Nice widow table.

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  8. ChristineM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always one of my favourite places to eat when I'm downtown TO.

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  9. MaryM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent ambience particularly during the Six Nations Rugby series during February and March, 2024. Love the offer of coffee at the early morning games, followed by the great Outback Brekkie & the Bloody Caesar. Yea: Ireland 🇮🇪 this years Triple Crown & last year for their additional Grand Slam. Slainte maith.

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  10. Thibi

    Toronto

    29 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favourite spots to stop in for a drink on a night out in Yorkville. The service is always quick and the staff is really nice.

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  11. TommyT

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Nothing special on the menu. Typical bar food without special flavor.

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  12. Ernest

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice place for a drink and hanging out with friends

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  13. MichaelB

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ate on the rooftop patio. Good spot to take kids after a visit to the ROM. Nice variety of menu options, and the service was excellent.

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  14. DavidM

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    We had a drink and both got the fish and chips which were very good. The restaurant has probably been in Yorkville for 40 years or so and it looks it. It’s really tired, even for a pub, but especially for a “Yorkville” pub. It’s in need of a cleanup and renovation with attention paid to the HVAC.

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  15. Ottawa1

    Ottawa

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food, service and Waitress were excellent, very enjoyable

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  16. JudithK

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    In at 5:30 p.m. on main floor….excellent service from bartender.

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  17. ConnorB

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a good time. Nice Valentine’s Day cake. Thanks for having us

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  18. MatthewS

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Came for the Valentines day promotion and was very pleased with the experience and the meal. Hemmingways is a gem .

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  19. PhilN

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Upstairs enclosed patio was very cold in corner, food was ok, service was friendly but was a bit over stretched. Indoors downstairs might have been a better experience.

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  20. NewYearsandSuperBowl

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    It was a nice night out. I wish the chairs were more comfortable.

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  21. WilliamT

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We bookended our trip with some cold beer and hot wings Best bar in Toronto

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  22. Flanders

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I really liked the covered, heated patio! The food was pretty good. It was a bit noise when we were there.....just people talking loud. Thankful the restaurant wasn't blasting loud music, as that would have made it worse. Service was good initially, but then we waited a long time for the bill at the end of our meal. We would come again if in the area.

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  23. Mayra

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our third time at Hemingway's and we will, for sure, go again. We were very satisfied with the quality of the food and the service was excellent.

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  24. Jojo

    Toronto

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    This is a good place to watch sports, have drinks with friends. As a family lunch with older adults too noisy and the food wasn’t great. Staff were friendly and helpful

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  25. Gmoney

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Always like Hemingways but found the patio very loud, couldn't really hold a decent conversation with my guest - probably because it is enclosed for the winter. All good though.

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  26. ClaudetteC

    Vancouver

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely place to meet a friend I only see once a year when I’m in town. But we were so wrapped up in catching up that I really didn’t pay much attention to my surroundings.

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  27. JackieO

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for Australia Day event. Sat in the 1st floor bar. It was nice, with acoustic live music. Not too loud. Only shared a bottle of wine as there were various free passed appetizers. Hemmingways is your average Yorkville bar and restaurant so prices are a higher than other Toronto neighborhoods. Ok once in a while but not for the budget conscious

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  28. CraigK

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lamb burger was over cooked and burnt, hard to enjoy

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  29. PattiD

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was good, server was very good. Food was very good and reasonable. Able to swap out mains on a several dishes with no extra charge. Will be returning.

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  30. JudithK

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Good place to go for lunch with friends. Service is above and beyond when Dining on first floor.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    You need more stuff. They are overworked. It was concurrently couldn’t and freezing. I did not want to be seated outside

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  32. ShannonF

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thank you for accommodating our needs - allergies and whatnot :)

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good meal, well-priced. Friendly service. Although the restaurant was quite busy, the noise level was acceptable.

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  34. josiahO

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great spot for a nice meal, food was awesome .. I strongly recommend the steak fajitas 👍

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  35. RoyS

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great option for dinner or drinks. Or both.

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  36. CathyC

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Always great food choices, reasonable prices and excellent service.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a great heated patio, food was innovative and tasted delicious

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  38. Foodee

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Got seated quickly but waited 15+ minutes for service.

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  39. RobertS

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 26, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Day! Because it was so busy, orders were understandably backed up. But my friend and I conversed and this was a minor problem. At my age of 82, I dont allow these small distractions to get to me. We are blessed to live in a great country, and to have an iconic bar like Hemmingways at our disposal. Thank you!

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  40. Love2dine

    Toronto

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Wonderful Christmas! Delicious Christmas dinner with pumpkin pie too! Felt festive and we really appreciated everyone n staff also! Thank you!

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FAQs

Hemingway's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 968-2828.

Hemingway's is rated 4.4 stars by 1435 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Hemingway's

142 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A8

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Avenue/Bloor
  • Neighbourhood
    Yorkville
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 11:00 am–2:00 am Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Full Menu Daily 11:00 am–11:00 pm Late Night Menu Daily 11:00 pm–2:00 am
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Gastro Pub, Comfort Food, Canadian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Some street parking and a parking building next door
  • Public Transit
    Bay Street Subway stop (exit Cumberland end)
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Jackson Avudzivi
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Every Friday Night
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Phone number
    (416) 968-2828
  • Private party facilities
    For all private party enquiries please email us at info@hemingways.to
  • Private party contact
    Courtney Pavao: (416) 968-2828
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