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Harbord Room

#561 of 6,801 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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89 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G4, Canada (Spadina Avenue)
+1 416-962-8989
Today
17:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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Vienna, Austria
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A pub on Harbord Street with super friendly service. They made weary travelers very welcome in a warm environment. The craft beers are delicious; ditto the three dip hummus appetizer. Our server made excellent recommendations. We had the seasonal specials, Beau 80 Shilling Scottish Style Ale and the dark Cameron's Black Forest Dark Lager. Both were low in hops which... More 

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Thank Mark S
Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really good food and wine, it's super cozy inside, I especially like the bar seating. Their backyard is great in the summer.

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Thank DoaMTL
Toronto, Canada
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187 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a good place to go for an informal meal and drinks. We sat at the bar and had the burger ($19), a bit expensive, but, perfectly made. The service was friendly and efficient. There a good wine list, but, the wine is expensive, it would be better if they stocked a lower priced wine as well as the... More 

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Thank William D
Barrie, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went after Jays game with a group of 18 but had a reservation! Didn't feel out of place in our Jays attire. The food was excellent; hats off to the chef, and he came out to meet us afterwards. It was nice to have a sampling of different appetizers, entrees and deserts, and we were quite full when all said... More 

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Thank kellymj2015
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

As a friend once said to me at Harbord Room, "It's adults out having dinner!". This is that rare thing: a cozy spot with great food where you can actually hold a conversation comfortably. They have a small menu but include choices for most eating preferences: vegetarian, meat, fish. So lucky to have this close by my place!

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Thank Chelsea G
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

When looking to celebrate a special occasion this is one of our "go-to" spots. This visit was just for a casual dinner with friends. We were not disappointed. Having been closed for a Spring sprucing up, the restaurant itself was fresh. The new Spring Menu was the usual excellent choices from across the board. We started with drinks. All of... More 

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Thank MC0959
Toronto, Ontario
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The BF and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary with some truly amazing food, and The Harbord Room delivered! Initially, we couldn't get a reservation, but were offered spots at the bar upon arrival. However, when we got there, the hostess very graciously found a spot in the patio in the back, but with a 15 min wait. Perfect, since... More 

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Thank strax2015
Mississauga, Canada
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

My love affair started 3 years ago after it being listed in Toronto's top 25 burgers. First time was on the patio in the back, so quaint and small. Romantic little hideaway in the middle of the city. The menu was really intriguing but I was there for the burger. A few oysters wouldn't ruin the day however. Cleaned and... More 

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Thank Michael R
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Ate here on a Friday night in November 2015 with my wife. Fancy Canadian pub fare. Good charcuterie board. Good burger. My wife's Moroccan braised beef was delicious. Great wine and beer selection (Muskoka Harvest Ale on tap was a treat). Reasonable prices for Toronto. Relaxed atmosphere. I would highly recommend this to others and would return. For those who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

The burger here is SICK! One of the best burgers I have ever had! The burgers are made fresh to order. Very juicy and full of flavor. The ketchup is homemade and has a nice zesty taste to it. A must try for any burger snob! You will need to make a reservation or come in at 5:00PM when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 02:00
Monday
17:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 02:00
Thursday
17:30 - 02:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G4, Canada
    (Spadina Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: The closest Subway Stop is Spadina Station, but the Streetcar does stop at the intersection of Spadina and Harbord. The Wellesley bus does run east from Wellesley Subway Station as well.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-962-8989

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
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