The Rich Uncle Tavern

4.5
42 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Gastro Pub
With a unique, inventive menu, The Rich Uncle Tavern is built on hearty live-fire fare and shareable snacks that pay homage to the brasseries and taverns of yesteryear. Defined by our humble and wholesome approach to food and beverage, The Rich Uncle Tavern features a charming and homely ambience for patrons to gather with old friends and find some new ones.

Whether you’re partaking in a crafted cocktail during live music or a late-night bite in one of our booths, you’ll be able to experience a sociable atmosphere, curated beverages and delicious fare that will leave you sated.

Support The Rich Uncle Tavern during COVID-19

Experiences

  • Femme Rebelles Burlesque

    CA$30.00 per personPrepaid

    Dec 4, 2021 only

    Join us on DECEMBER 4TH for a night of lace and luxury as we present the lovely ladies of FEMME REBELLES BURLESQUE. Featuring specialty cocktails and a killer food menu, come beat the cold and enjoy a night out on the town. Doors open at 8:00 pm and the show begins at 9:00 pm. Pre-book your table and tickets - limited space available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 42 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
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Smassca
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Had a wonderful evening. Food and drinks were great. Live entertainment was terrific. Staff were extremely attentive and friendly.

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Deee
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Only one server?!! Poor waitress was overworked and our food took a long time to arrive. She couldn't possibly be as attentive as I'm sure she would have liked.

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Kaylh
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great, electric eatery with an upscale pubby menu and live music on Saturday night! We sat at the bar and loved the ambiance!!

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Laura
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fantastic, wine was great and the singer was awesome. Really enjoyed our server too!

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Jher
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3Food4Service5Ambience4

Felt rushed out but great food and the servers were also great.

JD
JanineD
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Yet another enjoyable time at The Rich Uncle. Quickly becoming one of my favourite locations to go for drinks and a meal with friends. Stellar service, great cocktail menu and exceptional food! Doesn’t get much better in the KW area!

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clovergarden
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

While we’d heard great things about Rich Uncle, we still expected pub fare. We were pleasantly surprised. Supporting local through the pandemic, it was our regular Friday night date night out and our first time here.

The bar menu was surprisingly limited but we found some items that fit the bill. We settled on Caesar salad and duck wings for apps. The Caesar dressing was house made and delicious but a little light. We always prefer a light hand with dressing but a little bit more would have been nice. The homemade sourdough croutons, porcetta chunks and shaved Parmesan were delightful. The star of the night was the duck wings. Omg, these were so delicious and beautifully flavoured. Nine generous wings were very meaty and the additional sauce smears around the inside of the bowl added another flavour layer on these already deliciously mild heat wings. Can’t wait to have these again! Dinner was braised lamb shank with a mashed potato cabbage mixture that, despite what you may think, was delicious. We also had truffle mushroom pasta that had a wonderful crunchy topping, a little salty but not overly empowering. The pasta may have been house made and Emma’s perfectly cooked. Tons of garlic and cheese rounded out a beautiful and very filling pasta. It was the only thing we didn’t finish. Had there been enough left, we definitely would have taken it home. The waiter was fabulous and it was busy so there was some wait time getting drinks and the bill. There was no rush to open the table for next guests, which was nice to see. We had expected to have only an hour 45 for our meal but we were there longer and not being rushed out. The live music was a little loud and the window seat was cold. Otherwise the grades would have been higher. This restaurant recently had a fire that closed them for an additional two months, so times have been exceptionally difficult for them. The decor gives no air of having recently been through such a disaster. We can’t wait to go back!

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CHARLENEJ
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Our meals were VERY SALTY. Salty like table salt not kosher salt. So salty that our tongues were brunt. With the band playing and the server in a mask, it was next to impossible to hear her. Her service was great though and that was really awesome! The drinks were tasty! We will come back again and hope that our meals aren’t so salty.

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Melissa
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a lovely time, awesome service, good food and cocktails.

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Ioan
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, good live music, great atmosphere! Place was packed and life felt normal again!

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WandaH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall4Food1Service5Ambience4

We came for the burgers and Very disappointed that we were not informed before we arrived that you were not offering any of the hand held part of the menu.

JD
JanineD
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another great foodie experience at The Rich Uncle. They never disappoint!

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Erin
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Great time, great food. Will come again. First time.

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vipPCQC
Toronto
19 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great evening as always. They took good care of us. They accommodated us by letting us sit out on the patio even though it was cold. The drinks were fantastic and staff were amazing. I am glad the rich uncle is open again

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Matt
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience2

Food and service were great. There was a live performer the night we went who was so loud, he drowned out our conversation. We ate and left, not the atmosphere we were expecting.

Sat, Oct 16

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MichaelM
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience3

Excellent food. However we were advised that we could only stay for 90 minutes. Even when we asked for a bar spot after dinner so we could have drinks, we were not accommodated. The Manager did not seem to have any alternative to keep us on property as per our request.
Very disappointed. Especially given a first Anniversary night out.

JD
JanineD
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So happy this amazing restaurant is back open! The Chef has created a delicious variety of dishes for every person’s taste. Bar choice of specialty drinks is vast and A1. The servers are very attentive and make you feel almost at home! Our party tried a variety of apps, duck wings, dip as elk as the donuts. Incredible! Out entrees varied from fish amd chips, mushroom pasta, confit duck as well as the salad with the addition of fresh perch. Not that we had room, but could not leave before trying the creme brûlée! You will not be disappointed!

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vipCatherineG
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and service. Burgers are so delicious!

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michellec
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Attended during the Blues Festival and really enjoyed the 7 pm Saturday show. All 3 of us were very happy with our meals and cocktails, ordering duck wings, a burger and fish and chips. Great looking space and ambience.

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KevinD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I can’t believe how many people I told about the Brussels spouts. I mean c’mon brusselsprouts , they were amazing as was the rest of our meal. I requested the table for patio but wanted to hear the music so asked if possible where the music was, and WOW, did they ever. We were right in front of the band and we LOVED it. Highly recommended. Great staff excellent food incredible service, amazing music wonderful memories .

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NancyM
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Reserved to see a fave local musician. In the course of events, discovered The Rich Uncle is a nice choice for an evening out. I like a small menu that does a good job with quality ingredients and eat out rarely because usually the food is disappointing. Not disappointed here! We were treated excellently by all the staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience4

The server was excellent! Our food was great!

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Jade
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great time here! The food was great, the service was great and the singer was awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I ordered their special menu for the food made with local ingredients, oh my, that was incredible. We ordered the pork belly appetizer which was so yummy, and the trout also delightful! The live music made the whole experience complete, first time after covid. I’ll definitely go back!

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Nikki
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were very impressed with the Rich Uncle. The food was awesome. The service was fantastic and we really enjoyed the live music. Would definitely eat here again!

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Curly
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The food was very tasty, could have been hotter. The service was awesome! Great atmosphere. Will definitely go back!

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CoreyM
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, very personable-even though it was very busy.

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TheresaA
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were lucky enough to get a reservation for inside dining the first night of Stage 3 and we are so glad we did. We have missed the Rich Uncle since it closed and are so pleased to see everyone back at it. The food was amazing and the service great. Everything was fantastic and we are looking forward to many more nights at our favorite Tavern.

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vipSheilaM
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Love the Rich Uncle Tavern!
One suggestion is patio heaters.
Very cold when we’re eating, but does not reflect on the restaurant.
So happy you are open again!!!

JD
JanineD
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What an excellent experience at The Rich Uncle with my friends. All staff were extremely friendly and helpful with our drink and menu options. We started with some refreshing drinks from the bar and followed with the Dubliner & Jalapeño Doughnuts, what a delicious savoury appetizer! Our entrees were Duck Confit and Steak & Mushroom Pie. What a fantastic meal! I will be back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent food & service.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Overall excellent! Food was incredible, and a fair price. My first time going, but will absolutely be making another trip.

The patio is next to a fairly busy street, so you can definitely hear the traffic. But overall excellent experience.

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AmyV
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the new patio! This place is just as good as always with a menu that’s hard to pick from. We got the jalapeño bagels, fish and chips, and TRU burger. We recommend all three! Being on the sidewalk, be prepared for vehicles close by and loud cars/motorcycles.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The fresh food, service and ambiance is impeccable... live solo guitar for a birthday dinner... highly recommended ... good portions, great people... and the decor is very memorable! 5*

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EmilyC
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I went tonight for the first time since they reopened post covid shut down and I can’t even tell you how great of an experience it was. The staff were all incredible and working so hard to keep things safe while still normal. The food was amazing and clearly made with such thought and care. My favourite place to eat locally. Oh and it also has the best decor and atmosphere just to top it off! This place deserves your business and won’t disappoint.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3Food5Service1Ambience3

The host/owner pays attention to her own family only. There is only 1 server who isn’t very attentive. The host doesn’t help the server at all. It’s gross. I feel bad cause the food was amazing, compliments to the chef!!! I told my parents about our terrible service and they said that they came to this restaurant before covid and had the same experience. Terrible service, over priced food. Not very friendly unless you’re a friend or family member to the host. Wouldn’t recommend. (Unless they got new management and staff it could be better).

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Stephanie
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great, high quality food. Decent amount of options for vegetarians. 20/10 service.

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JoanneS
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service! Proper distancing between tables. The live music was fantastic. Absolutely perfect date night. Thanks Rich Uncle. We’ll be back soon!

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NewHamburgDS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Really enjoyed our experience. This was our first indoor dining experience since the pandemic started and everything was great. The staff made us feel very comfortable and our waiter was very high energy and entertaining.

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vipSmechtGut
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a great night out! Food was stellar and the service was outstanding, never rushed and actually entertaining. Live music was awesome too, this place is our new fave!

FAQs

The Rich Uncle Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (519) 208-8555.

The Rich Uncle Tavern is rated 4.5 stars by 42 OpenTable diners.

The Rich Uncle Tavern does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.richuncletavern.ca/s/gift-cards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.