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Harbord House

150 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1H2, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
647 430 7365
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Ranked #491 of 6,581 restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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394 reviews 394 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband, a friend and I popped in here before we hit up a Fringe show across in the University campus area. This is a great location - just off Spadina, you can catch the Spadina street car, or its a quick walk to the Subway on Bloor. If you are not in the mood for Asian or higher end... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
173 reviews 173 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I had my first bagel here in 1970, after 25 years of wonder bread (as in, wonder if it's bread). The Jewish population which once supported a range of unique food shops had started moving north after the 1950s, and the stores catering to an older wave of Jewish immigrants were vanishing one at a time. But the Harbord Bakery... More

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Markham, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I had the chicken wing appetizers, haddock and chips and the burger. Overall, everything was really dry (fries tasted as if they were refried after cooled) and tasted just so-so. Portions are big so you're paying more for quantity than quality. Averaged around $16 - 18 for the entrees we ordered and $10 for appetizer. Service was... More

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Kingston, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We ate lunch and the experience was wonderful. Fresh ,delicious food that was served by a friendly , conscientious waiter Ina charming atmosphere. I had the club sandwich on challah and the fresh mixed salad- great choice. Others at the table enjoyed their choices too. Great street to walk along too!

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Toronto, Canada
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187 reviews 187 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This is the second time I've confused these two establishments on Harbord Street. At least I know the Harbord Bakery yum, too)from these two. They are both very different but both are very good. Explaining our predicament ( that we thought we had reserved at Harbord ROOM), the kindly hostess gives us 15 minutes to check whether the other restaurant... More

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Dighton, MA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Nice quaint neighborhood restaurant frequented by locals! Fish & Chips and sandwiches were delicious! Excellent service !

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NYC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were visiting from NYC for the weekend. A friend from Toronto brought us here for brunch before a tour of Yorkville. Our waitress was friendly + helpful. All the food was excellent: a smoked salmon benedict, a special omelette and a Canadian breakfast. Topped off with a half-carafe of rose' from Ontario, it was a terrific meal. Prices are... More

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Belleville, Ontario
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

We decided to stop here mainly because it is a 'bookcrossing zone' where you can drop off books and take books for free. We planned on only having a pint and continuing on our way but decided to have something to eat. We had crab cakes to start ($9 for two) which were delicious! I had a Cobb salad-huge and... More

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Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is not your typical pub or pub fare. Harbord House is a gem; one of those great neighborhood places that has a wonderfully comforting relaxed atmosphere, excellent tasty fast fresh food, great prices, and personal friendly yet professional service. It's the kind of place where you could walk in the first time, hear the theme some from the old... More

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Ottawa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is one of the best pub-style restaurants in Toronto, with generous helpings of creatively prepared food -- it is pub food aiming at a much higher level in ingredients and creativity than pubs usually aspire to. And since it is not part of a chain, it doesn't have that feel of institutional predictability that so many chain-pubs have. You... More

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