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The Toucan

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
76 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A5, Canada
+1 613-544-1966
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wings” (9 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
$$ - $$$
76 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A5, Canada
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

A nice pub upstairs and down, excellent food, a few TVs for watching sports, and great service. I always stop by the Toucan when in town to enjoy the wings and a pint of Guinness.

Thank Smiley D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

You will find your average fare at The Toucan. If the place looks empty, everybody may be in the courtyard out back. The prices are very reasonable and staff are pleasant and helpful. The décor needs TLC. The carpet looks like it's from 1917 but...More

Thank geraldf245
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The beer was great! I had the fish and chips, which was not good. Even for fish and chips it was very greasy. More batter than fish. My husband had blue cheese steak sandwich, which was cooked med rare like he asked but was still...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Solid beer, service and ambiance. I love this place and usually head here when I go out in kingston.

Thank Fharmstrong
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Small pub with a friendly atmosphere. We sat on the patio for drinks, service was quick and drinks were good.

Thank Scurvy J
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to like it since the food photos looked good but it was not for me. Smelled horrible- stale beer, and the inside was very dark and musty. We stayed for a drink and moved on somewhere else. The service was quick which...More

Thank Candice M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

All around Pub that is open all year. Indoor and Outdoor Seating (with a canopy to protect you from rain). Even outdoor heating if necessary. The building is rather long and narrow, but makes up with plenty of seating. There are many steps and stairs...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Kingston for eight years now. I've been to every pub in town many times over. If you're looking for the pub that Kingston locals come to for a lively pint and a hearty meal, this is it.

Thank Ethan J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great pub atmosphere and lots of fun British pub fare. I had the steak pie and it was pretty awesome. My sister had the fish and chips and thought they were pretty good. The wings were good. Suggest they put a canopy under the outside...More

Thank Annette D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We visit the Toucan every time we are in Kingston and it never disappoints. The atmosphere is perfect 'pub night' plus they pour a great pint, the food is good and there is usually live music. If you want a true Kingston night out to...More

Thank rob_en_route
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-544-1966
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Irish Pub with Live Entertainment, 22 Draught beers and cider, full food menu, daily specials, courtyard patio, Kingston's long time favourite located right downtown in one of the old stones of Kingston.
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