Moxie's Grill & Bar - Pickering

4.1
93 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Share our passion for food & drink in a fun, stylish, social environment. Our inspiration comes from the community we are a part of; from the team we hire to the food we make. We focus on quality food made with fresh ingredients served in a stylish, comfortable & casual environment.

Moxie’s is located next to Pickering Town Centre, in the NW parking lot, at the corner of Kingston Rd & Liverpool Rd. Easy access to hwy 401 and just a short drive from the Pickering GO station. Our Executive Chef Brandon Thordarson has created a menu offering a wide-array of steaks, burgers, pastas and seafood! No matter the occasion, whether it's a business luncheon, a dinner date, or late night drinks with friends, Moxie's offers something for everyone.

Moxie’s features daily drink specials, a relaxing patio and offers a delectable blend of unique cocktails, flavourful wines and a variety of beers to choose from. Next time you’re in the neighbourhood, be sure to pop in!
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Toronto
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

Music was way too loud. We had to ask multiple times for a Diet Pepsi. Our waitress took away our unfinished appetizers without asking if we wanted to take it to go. Overall very disappointed would not return.

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d
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Anniversary dinner
We were given a glass each of bubbly on the house.
Very nice touch.

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IR
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

I guess because it was Valentine’s Day the volume decreased the quality of service. Not enough time to retry on a different day though. Table was uneven constantly rocking back and forth, candle wasn’t lit, food was average, cocktails were average.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I had a great time and a great dinner. It was my engagement day as well. My fiancé (now) asked me to marry him that day (Valentines Day). Thank you all so much you made that day very special to me and my fiancé.

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RB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service !! Love this place. Will come back again for sure :)

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E
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

We were seated wrong twice - first time our party of 4 was lead to be seated to a table of 2 then second time we were lead to a table... We had requested for a booth. Then when we were served food, we had no cutlery so had to wait for a server. When the server finally did come, she only brought forks. Had to ask her again to bring proper cutlery including a knife (most people eat with a fork AND knife). Very low level of service, servers dont seem to care. Only the hostess was pleasant (minus the fact that she sent us to the wrong tables). I wouldnt come here to this location again.

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CH
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Valentine’s

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RC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

We made reservations for 5:45pm and we waited 15 minutes to get seated.
We were seated at a very tight table near the kitchen not suitable for a high chair which we requested. Also very noisy area as we could see and hear the cooking staff yelling in the kitchen. Not a very comfortable experience for a valentine night out with the family.

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JM
Montreal
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Whilst it was Valentines Day-service was rather slow.
Staff were pleasant-but seemed overwhelmed.

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U
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Our waitress provided terrible service and our food took forever to arrive, despite the restaurant being empty. Overall bad experience.

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SA
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing service by Roman - best dinner we have had out in a while and such a lovely birthday dessert for my husband. We loved taking our in-laws for dinner tonight and were just amazed at the service. Perfect amount of attention from our server and he was so prompt about everything we asked. 100% will be back and cannot wait to dine again.

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W
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Too little chicken in alfrado.
...........................................mmmm

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TA
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and good food that was well timed. It made a great evening out with friends

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 1Ambience 3

Main course served too soon during appetizers.
Took 3 requests for a glass of water
Took more than 30 min to get a bill.

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A
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Server was great and attentive food was good but there is room for improvement in regards to seasoning. Tuna poke lacked flavour in the tuna part of it but rest was good. Maybe needed a little char on the fish to give more tast and texture. Will be back to try other items.

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P
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Good food, will go again

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d
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Very, very loud. I get that in the bar but not the dining areas. Then what happens is everybody starts to scream over the music. Given what you pay for a meal there it should be a much quieter environment.

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WR
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Food was very good. We would certainly recommend it.
Thought the most outstanding point was our server who was there at the right time and very willing to please. I loved her enthusiasm. Her name was Pam. She even served up the birthday cake that we brought and was so friendly and genuine.
The only negative was the noise level that made It difficult to hear around the table.
Great evening.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a wonderful experience at Moxie's Pickering. Food was fantastic! Our server was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. He even made note that my husband was lactose intolerant and at some point someone came out to confirm how severe his intolerance was so they could modify his meal if necessary. Will definitely go back!

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RC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

The front staff were wonderful and we didnt wait long to be seated. However our server was totally disinterested and was totally distracted. Half way through our meal another server came to take over and we had no idea that our original server left. He didnt mention a word to us and never checked on us to see what we needed. We had no cutlery and no water. The food wasnt bad but some of it was very cold and I believe that's because the server did not pick up the food. I will go back to moxies because I like the establishment but if I see that waiter again I will certainly ask for someone else.

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KW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Overall the experience was great. The shrimp pasta and sticky taffy was delicious.

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AS
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Chicken was dry, had to wait a long time for our drinks. It wasn't that loud but the service was awful.

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GJ
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

Waiter spilled wine on the floor and on the table. Never bothered to bring a new container. Waiter very anxious asking every other minute for the order, ruining the moment.

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JM
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Much improved service levels compared to previous visit-when service was far too slow.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service from our very professional server Rachel!

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U
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 3Food 1Service 3Ambience 3

Went for lunch. Selected items from the Brunch menu. Two of us had the omelette and one had the French toast. Omelettes were beyond dry and burnt. The home fries were again cold and dry like they had been prepped and sitting there for hours. The French toast was drenched in so much berry sauce it was ridiculous. You could almost miss the toast given all sauce on plate. Surprisingly disappointing given that French toast and omelettes are the easiest things in the world to make.

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JM
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Service was pleasant-but very slow.
Several wait staff-not particulary occupied.
Restaurant was far from busy-was kitchen understaffed?

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CC
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

Had to tell the greeter my name three times because it was so loud....said she might want to turn the music down a notch! Waitress was friendly enough but there was a big lag.....30 minutes at least.... in service between the sushi cones and the pizza apps that we ordered.

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CM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Generally good food it was exceptionally loud on Friday - service was good

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CC
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Birthday celebration. Great server, good food.

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AM
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

4 of us dining and my mom did not recieve her meal when we recieved ours..they only offered us a salad until her meal came...i thought her meal should have been taken bill.

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b
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

very nice place the food was good not a big enough menu nice touch was the half price wine jt will really draw people in good work.

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JF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The didnt do anything for my moms birthday it was sad

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VC
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Nice decor, just a little to noisy between the music and the hustle of the staff makes you have to talk louder. But overall my server was pleasant.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Moxie’s is my favourite restaurant. I love their Mexican Bulldog. Excellent service and fantastic food.

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VS
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service. Our attendant knew the menu very well and was able to make valuable suggestions. Thank you Sam

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JG
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Our server had a fantastic personality & took great care of us.
Steak was fantastic & I am from Alberta !

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d
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Tuna poke salad was fantastic. My dining companion enjoyed a Caesar with grilled chicken. Service was attentive.

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m
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Reliable restaurant for a good steak, great drink, good coffee and absolutely tasty dessert. Service was quite good.

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great food! 😃

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