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Patrician Grill

#670 of 6,934 Restaurants in Toronto}
$American, ,
219 King St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-366-4841
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian
219 King St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch on a very busy Wednesday. Diner was very busy with all booths filled and a few people waiting inside. Came back in 10 minutes, and was greeted and offered a booth by the front window by friendly owner. Ordered the hamburger...More

Thank Big J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Patrician Grill has a nice vintage interior with booths and barstools and old movie posters and no televisions (thank goodness). They serve a good breakfast - a generous helping of cinnamon French Toast which was moist and an impressive looking omelette with home fries...More

Thank 599Angela
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this diner in the old part of the city - delicious pancakes, typical booth-style seats, true Canadian style. Highly recommended

Thank Lisat9827
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Patrician Grill is true old school from the ancient neon sign that hangs out front, the booths with Formica tops and a menu offering standard diner fare (think of burgers, club sandwiches, meat loaf and so on). The main waiter seeing over most tables...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It was late afternoon, and was walking back to my office. Hadn't had Lunch and was starving. Passed by this place and walked straight in. This place is really an old school diner, with excellent home cooked food. I was asked to sit in a...More

Thank spestonji
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Used Trip Advisor to locate a cheap place to eat with good reviews. I decided to take the small walk from the Novotel Hotel I was staying at, to the Patrician Grill. Sat at the counter and ordered coffee and a Western Omelet. While waiting...More

Thank Pruhnke
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly, clean and simple. Compared to shiny new buildings this place looks a little shabby. Don't be fooled as it's simple genuine home cooked food is great. It's not Michelin starred, nothing is 'reduced' or 'drizzled' but it's fab.

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Me & my Girlfriend went there for breakfast yesterday & the food was brilliant we sat at the counter on the rotating stools real local type feel but tourists made very welcome by Terry & Chris. Make sure you ask Terry for a story they...More

Thank bcjb78
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A diner from the past. The food is always great anytime of the day. Terry and his staff are very friendly and fun to listen too. Terry has a great collection of his own music that he plays in the restaurant. This restaurant is in...More

Thank Starr B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Blast from the past...diner with booths or sit-at counter. Not fake-old. Been there a long time. Basic fare...good brunchy, breakfasty menu.

Thank Susan M
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 King St E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-366-4841
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