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Horseshoe Tavern

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Open today: 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
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Good for seeing bands up close

But of course, you'll only see them up close if you are one of the 75 or 100 that get close to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike L
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Toronto, Canada
Live music and good cider

Looks a bit dark and dhingy from outside but it’s a fun and lively bar. Great range of alcohol... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Georgie_Smith11
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Local landmark showcasing well-known country and rock bands, including some of international fame.
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370 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2A2, Canada
Queen Street and West Queen West
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Reviewed 4 days ago

But of course, you'll only see them up close if you are one of the 75 or 100 that get close to the stage. If there was a way for the Tavern to make the stage along the side wall, visibility would be great for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Spit and saw dust bar! Loved it! Staff were so friendly and didn’t expect a tip! We did but coming from the uk we don’t tip for a beer. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank muzzer11
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Frankly, I don't care if no one new ever goes to the Horseshoe Tavern. It has been around since 1947, and has done just fine. This is a Toronto landmark, and is part of what makes this city the envy of the rest of Canada,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kat J
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Looks a bit dark and dhingy from outside but it’s a fun and lively bar. Great range of alcohol served by great staff. The main man is interesting with plenty of stories and tales to tell. Live bands in the stage out the back with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Georgie_Smith11
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Went here because we read that the Police played here a long time ago. We lucked into watching a young band from Detroit who played a short set on a Tuesday night. Beautiful harmonies and a lot of energy. No cover and a space with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SLKspingirl
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Must come by and have a great evening of music and fun. Sound is great and the people are there for excellent music Stop by anytime Michael

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank newportagency
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is my type of bar! Good music, good beer and good staff. Music is coutry / rock / 50s & 60s so may not suit everyone's taste

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The front of the bar is nice and the beer selection is good. The main venue at the back is so functional with seating and another bar. A great view of the stage from all areas. I can't wait to come back here, great place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Uchiha_rew
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I went with a group of friends to attend a benefit concert in early February, 2018. The Strictly Hip played (the Strictly Hip are a Tragically Hip tribute band). It was a helluva night in a cozy atmosphere. The venue celebrated its 70th anniversary as...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

My trip to the Horseshoe was to see the Tea Party. I was charmed by the authenticity of the place...it is the well-worn leather sofa of music venues. The intimate atmosphere was amazing and people, for the most part, were respectful of personal space (it...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jenbby
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Tyne B
1 June 2018|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tyne B. The part I went into is a walk in bar with good recorded music. The gig area is through the bar and as far as I can recall I didn't see any additional checks on people going that way. There were age checks on... More
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Katbaloou
10 December 2016|
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Response from PeterDCanada | Reviewed this property |
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