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The Ballroom

) #2,566 of 7,022 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ American, ,
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
+1 416-597-2695
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“bowling lanes” (10 reviews)
“jays game” (5 reviews)
“free bowling” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were running late decided to stop at the ballroom. We were pleasantly surprised how good the food was. The Classic burger was very good and the Beet Salad was excellent. The servers were friendly, helpful and attentive. In addition to a good and varied...More

Thank N8241BIdanielk
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great set up, very good food and decent service. Had a great afternoon bowling, having appetizers and a good late lunch. They seem to have it nailed. Bowling lanes were a bit glitchy but they serviced them quickly then moved us and gave us extra...More

Thank xman92905
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Neat bar and grill concept for the late night meal. We had the nachos with pulled pork and received a huge portion difficult for two to finish. Shared seating was unusual to me, we were joined by a random couple and the waiter thought we...More

Thank MiVidaLocaContigo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This review is strictly for the wings at this establishment. Vey disappointed. I can't speak on any other food. But if you are considering the wings, don't have too high expectations. They are nothing special at all. Won't be getting them anytime soon.

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Two couples with six 23-26 year Olds celebrating my birthday. Pre-book drinks were great. Martinis were well appreciated. Had two lanes beside each other. Food & Drink service was fast and good finger foods. Two lanes with 10 pairs shoes for 1.5 hours were a...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our group of 25 had a wonderful time. I received tonnes of positive feedback from my colleagues and suggestions that we make it a regular thing! The service we received was very friendly, quick and competent, and the food met everyone's dietary needs and was...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have never seen or dealt with security so bad in all my years of going to clubs or bars in Toronto. I saw one security guard screaming profanities at a young girl outside (she didnt appear drunk or to be arguing back with him)...More

1  Thank Mackenzie1313
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Terrible security. Good luck with your dream job. I bet your parents will be proud! -the guy you kicked out

Thank alexbouds
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown Toronto doesnt have that many activity bars (couple w ping pong or pool) - and this is the only one w bowling lanes Not cheap as bowling for an hour during the day on the weekend costs over $60 w show rentals - but...More

Thank Ashik B
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

AVOID!!! Had thee WORST BAR EXPERIENCE EVER last night. So, I'm waiting at the bar to get a pint. It's relatively busy, but I don't mind the wait. Have had one pint already, which I bought downstairs and I'm in no rush to get a...More

2  Thank Fintan M
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: 5 minute walk from Osgoode subway station
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-597-2695
  • E-mail
The Ballroom is downtown Toronto's newest interactive entertainment center. Two expansive floors accommodate up to 900 guests and boast inventive decor, outstanding eats from our top-notch chef, and the official Molson Canadian Hockey House. Whether you are stopping by after work to catch a game at the bar or bringing your work with you, The Ballroom is your #1 choice for a Great Night Out!
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