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Keating Channel Pub and Grill

#2,501 of 6,979 Restaurants in Toronto}
$$ - $$$American, ,
2 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1B1, Canada
+1 416-572-0030
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
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“beef pie” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1B1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I must commend the wait staff at Keating. They were friendly and quick on the service. The place got busy and the patio was full. Might have been the Cirque Du Soleil show down the street. Was happy to find that we could park there...More

1  Thank therivs
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you're looking for a quiet place to enjoy some food and drink on the water, try the Keating Channel, located on Cherry St. just north of Lakeshore Dr. in the east end of Toronto. Stopped there for dinner on a Saturday evening after a...More

Thank Yahoomac
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I am so fed up with chain restaurants. Is the public even aware these so called restaurants receive their food in plastic bags from a wholesaler? Do they need a chef to heat & serve? Answer NO. Keating Channel has a great patio, a great...More

Thank Franny0
Reviewed 7 September 2017

When the weather permits, we enjoy eating on the patio overlooking Keating Channel (sounds better than the Don River). Extensive menu and selection of beers. Entertainment is normal and well done. We eat here about five times during the summer when we aren't on vacation....More

Thank y0ungb0b
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went for lunch this past Saturday, at the husbands suggestion. He eats here regularly with his buddies so I was a bit leery as his standards are sub-par at best. I was very surprised! NOTE: I did not go into the pub, but sat outside...More

1  Thank Travelbug1867
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely decorated pub with a beautiful bar. The patio is spacious, seating is picnic tables with umbrellas over each one to keep the sun at bay. It's situated right on the channel and provides a nice view along with the highways. My husband had the...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Decided to visit Keating before a nearby concert this weekend. Trying to find a clean table and chair was nearly impossible, even though only two other tables were occupied in the restaurant. Even tables and chairs that were ready for use had crumbs and grease...More

Thank jpatz14
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had a wonderful dinner here last night. The selection was amazing---from curry to fajitas, fish & chips, coconut shrimp appetizers, I could go on and on.......the servers were really friendly too! On Friday nights there is live entertainment, which was excellent as well. A...More

Thank 1961carm
Reviewed 26 October 2016

After a 20k bike ride, we stopped here for some nourishment. It was recommended. I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical when I saw the building and the dark interior, but was pleasantly surprised at the food quality. The lentil soup was fabulous,...More

Thank Rivergirl1
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stopped in here for dinner before the Cirque Du Soleil. So glad we did! Although we had reservations for dinner, we were very early and had the chance to shoot some pool and have some appies before having dinner outside on the patio. Appetizers:...More

Thank Cynthia M
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-572-0030
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