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Pan on the Danforth

#255 of 6,794 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
East End
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516 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P6, Canada (Carlaw Ave.)
+1 416-466-8158
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A well run restaurant. I doubt you would come away really disappointed. But there are more authentic Greek Restaurant experiences on the Danforth.

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Thank n s
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and a lovely ambiance but the food, both on the fixed menu and the a la carte were at best average

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Thank Bruce W
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good and the service was excellent. The prices where alright and the atmosphere was fantastic. I will definitely go back again.

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Thank David H
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their selection and food. Great ambiance and more than just Greek food. Belly dancers on the weekend.

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Thank Karen L
Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gross!! We ordered delivery via just eat and it ended up in the garbage. I had to go buy a real supper. the pork was dry as a bone. The tzatziki was basically pure garlic. Even the potatoes and rice were a fail. But worst of all was the doughy disgusting baklava. Never again Pan and after two fails with... More 

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Thank C1Emma
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175 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Greektown, we wanted to go to the Pan but werent sure if they we open as the reservations were closed online. Got there and told we could eat as long as we were out by 8 (we had plans for later) so we said ok. It was the fixed menu special - we all order apetizers and shared... More 

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Thank Dave S
Barrie, Canada
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I have never failed to enjoy the food OR atmosphere of the Danforth in Toronto. This visit was no exception. Though the decor was not classic white and blue, but darker and warm. Modern but soft music played (basouki didnt start till 8pm) yet it did not lack for appropriate feel or personality. The staff was welcoming and warm. Within... More 

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Thank ATomarin
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Dined at Pan during Winterlicious 2017. They squished way too many people into the restaurant and it was very uncomfortable. We felt rushed and were actually asked to leave before we had even been presented with our bill. It was quite clear that there were regulars who were treated more respectfully as well. The food was just OK. The belly... More 

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Thank Mary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Group of four. 8.30 pm on a Saturday night. Plenty of fun atmosphere, live music, belly dancer??? Meals were al lovely and staff attentive. Fish in white sauce was the pick although the ouzo was very good too.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Always love coming here - amazing atmosphere and outstanding food. My fav is the lamb shank with orzo! Yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P6, Canada
    (Carlaw Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Pape (3 blocks west)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-466-8158
Description
Our mission is to offer creative food and a style of service that will make you feel welcome and special. We prepare our dishes with sensitivity and care and we hope that your visit to Pan will be a memorable one. Chris and Soula thank you for choosing Pan for your dining pleasures; where nobody is a stranger, they just haven"t met yet. Enjoy. OPA!

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

Staying in East End

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East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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