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Crews/Tango

Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Address: 508 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C8, Canada
Phone Number: 416 972 1662
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3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Sun 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Description: Located in a renovated Victorian house, this two-in-one club boasts a...
Located in a renovated Victorian house, this two-in-one club boasts a large outdoor patio. Crews is a gay bar for men, and it is known for its pubby atmosphere and its drag shows, which start at 11pm on Wednesday through Sunday. The adjoining Tango bar draws a lesbian crowd. It hosts Tuesday- and Thursday-night karaoke; on Friday and Saturday nights, the women head for the dance floor.
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Security way over the top

Never going again. Security kills the fun vibe. I was frisked without being informed or asked, we were threatened while standing in line by guy doing ID at the door, and while... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Jorden C
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Never going again. Security kills the fun vibe. I was frisked without being informed or asked, we were threatened while standing in line by guy doing ID at the door, and while inside various security guards came across as overbearing, pushy, and power hungry. Seems like a strange match - fun, gay bar meets border patrol/customs airport security. Chill out... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

they didn't let my girlfriend in because she's a transsexual. very rude staff! stay away from this place!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you want to be mistreated by those security animals...go then!! They are horrible people!! Disgusting!!! Any more words to describe them? Pricks maybe...? They are so rude and have no manners...and how to tell someone they have no manners? You will be kicked out because they think they know what they are doing and they thing they are really... More 

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London, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

AMAZING!!!!! What a super fun unique place. We wanted something out of the ordinary for my Sister In Law to be's bachelorette and let me tell you it was Extraordinary. The cover was cheap, the staff was super friendly and the Performers were superb. Drinks were reasonable and it had a little something for everyone. Loved the different dance floors... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My gal pals and I had a great evening here. We enjoyed the shows and choices of music on the dance floors. Not overly crowded but not dead either. We'll be back!

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Toronto
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Crews and Tango is the best place on Church St. in the Village to have a good time. Gay or straight.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Dirty, smelly, rude and unfriendly staff, overpriced drinks, that place is disgusting ! Its clearly falling apart - What to say if not : AVOID that Dive ! Seriously, who trains these people !? The drag queens show is lame is straight out of the 70ies ! - If I wanted a Museum of Horrors, I would have picked no... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I was there some time after midnight on a Saturday. There was a queue, but it was moving pretty fast. When it was my turn to go in, the security guy said "I'll pat you down, ok?" I agreed. I showed him my passport. He looked at it and said "Sorry, I can't let you in, you're too intoxicated." I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

i went there and the staff and security are very rude the people who work there are only nice to the ones that they know the drag show consist of all of them being all on cocaine the bartenders are not very nice at all they really need to work on their people skills

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Crews & Tangos is a great place to start your night off with some casula drinking and watching the Drag shows, however it gets full really quick past 11 so its time to move on to a nightclub with more room to dance. The Drag queens are wonderful including Ivory Towers, Heroine Marks, and Daytona B!tch.

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