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Free Times Cafe

320 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3, Canada
+1 416-967-1078
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“lox” (6 reviews)
“blintzes” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
320 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We celebrated my mom's birthday this Sunday. What an excellence choice of a place. The food is delicious, the selection is impressive, great service, host is the owner, who also does a bit of stand up comedy and life Yiddish music. Very warm, homey ambience.

Thank Allamadonna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place for Sunday Brunch. We went there with friends and had a marvellous time listening to music. We started with a spectacular brunch. Our host, the owner Judy introduced the entertainment but first told how the Brunch got its name and amusingly...More

Thank reynbo
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Found this great cafe while walking in the Kensington Market area of Toronto. What a great find! They were friendly, the decor is quaint, and the food was good! Many vegan options also. I had a lunch special with matzoh ball soup & curry tuna...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I went to Free Times café for Sunday brunch. They have two sittings, one in the morning and another later in the day. It is on College west of Spadina a rather small establishment. As there are not extensive number of tables it is advisable...More

Thank rsk2956
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Booked for family event buffet.The owner kept on changing her mind about what she needed from me and said she was just catering and not to bother her. Long story short, she started screaming at me and became hysterical so I walked away. When I...More

Thank relevant2
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This venue has its regulars... It's especially fun if you like all you can eat buffets... and don't care about calories. Live entertainment is an added draw for some. However, if you are not in the room were the music is playing you won't hear...More

Thank savvysolo
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Free Times is a reasonable lunch place just south of Kensington Market. They offer options such as salads, a brisket sandwich, fish n chips, sandwiches, wraps, etc. I had a California wrap that was a special for the day. It featured spinach, avocado, chicken, and...More

Thank mbc421
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Surprised that we really enjoyed our visit Place is early ugly, very tight quarters but the Sunday "Jewish" brunch was quite good. Lots of food, all you can eat, good variety but certainly not what you might call "fine dining" The Sunday we went featured...More

Thank Lloyd W
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I visit Free Times fairly regularly for lunch because it's close to work. The food is consistently good although sometimes it falls a little flat. I would really prefer to give it 3.5 stars. I usually get the falafels and sweet potato fries, but they...More

Thank slj1111
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have become a regular at the Free Times Cafe, particularly on the 60's revival sing-a-long night. The intererior is like being transported back in time to an era of peace and tranquility. The food is tasty and plentiful. The owner Judy is sweet and...More

Thank mrscolnik
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
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What sort of vegan and/or gluten free options does the sunday brunch have?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-967-1078
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