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Orwell's Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Etobicoke
Bar, Canadian
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3373 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-236-3339
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the steak sandwich... which was cooked to perfection but could have been seasoned a bit more... the fries though the fries are sooooo good! Big yet crunchy and soft on he inside.

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Thank Nick E
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I meet regularly with friends here to enjoy an evening of food and conversation. They have excellent chicken wings which is our usual food item of choice and a great selection of cold beer. Staff are friendly and we always feel welcomed.

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Thank Bill R
Port Dover, Canada
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Have seen this pub for years and never was inside . Our friends suggested it for dinner and it was wonderful . The meals were good , the beer was cold and the service was excellent . Would return again.

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Thank Johnniebkw
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I work in the area and sometimes stop in for dinner or a snack after work. I have been a customer of Orwell's for many years, and I have never had a bad experience. Although one time, I did experience two servers arguing over their 'sections'. That was a bit annoying, and is something that should not be done in... More 

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Thank paulbrec
Brampton, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Chicken wings are great!!! My whole family enjoys them. The staff is pleasant .... I would just say allow yourself time because they can be understaffed with only 1 person on the floor sometimes.

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Thank princesss_tomboy77
Toronto
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Colleagues and I enjoy this little pub restaurant located at the corner of Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue. They serve the standard pub food with a good selection of wines and beers for a reasonable price. What makes this place great is that they will grill their wings if you ask them to, because grilled wings taste so much... More 

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Thank tinkerbellmagic8
Orange, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Orwell's is an old Etobicoke haunt that still does a great chicken wing and ice cold drafts. I recently dropped in for a quick pint and a few wings and was pleased wit the food and drink and especially impressed with the waitress who had a super attitude. Doddsy

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Thank steve d
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is probably a fun neighbourhood pub. Looks like they have an active darts league and a weekend brunch crowd. But for a weekday lunch, you can do much better on this strip of Bloor Street. The pub itself is cramped, worn and dark. The booths are tiny and most of the other table are high-tops. Definitely not a place... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

Orwell's Restaurant has some work to do to improve it's ratings. I was mightily disappointed with it's service, it was slow, terribly slow! For an order of ten chicken wings, it took 20 minutes. That's rough, especially since there were only twenty patrons in the place. The hot weather and the lack of air conditioning made for an uncomfortable wait.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2011

My fiance, friend and I went there for dinner last Thursday night. My fiance and I split a piece of chocolate cake - and we were both violently ill the entire night and are still overcoming it. I called Friday morning to advise the staff. Whoever answered the phone didn't seem to speak English very well, so I am not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3373 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 416-236-3339

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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