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Houston Avenue Bar and Grill

33 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5E 1G4, Canada
416-214-2207
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Ranked #650 of 6,781 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $41
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Yonge St. & Wellington St.
Transit: TTC - Houston Avenue bar & Grill is located one block south of the King St. subway stop on the Yonge line.
Description: As a proudly Canadian owned business, Houston Avenue Bar & Grill has a new attitude towards our food, decor, and our guests...We Take Your Fun Seriously! Keeping up with the demands of the neighbourhood’s young professionals, our Yonge and Wellington location is leading the charge with a stylish and effortlessly classy decor, outstanding service from a dedicated brigade of friendly staff, and of course - exceptional food.
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Oshawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We had gone for a weekend get away , I enjoy the Beef Tartare so we try to go there when we can Drinks Were good Also.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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172 reviews 172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here last weekend. We purposely went after the Leaf game started, so it wouldn't be as busy, but they were still recovering from the rush. Food was anything from Ok to good, depending on what was ordered (2 had the steak specials, which were thumbs down, while 2 had the fish and they liked it). Service was pretty... More 

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Hamilton
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We decided to try this place for a business lunch. The food is very good, not a massive menu but something for everyone. We had curry chicken and a burger which were delicious. The service was good and friendly. Would recommend a visit here for any lunch occasion. No experience with a dinner sitting.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Thankfully my spouse and I arrived at Houston's just before 6pm as we did have a reservation for 6:15 pm. The extra time proved vital in us actually getting something to eat before 7 pm. The restaurant's kitchen seemed to be having some type of major issue with getting food out in a reasonable amount of time and the wait... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Houston's tonight and it was a very bad experience. We had tickets for a show at the nearby Sony Center so we arrived almost 2 hours before our show. We were seated right away but it took awhile for our server to arrive and then another wait for our drinks. After a very... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have visited this restaurant annually for the last 5 years. It used to be one of my favorites because of food quality, good service and extremely pleasant staff. BUT everything has changed for the worst. Servers are marginally pleasant, mixed drinks contain little or no alcohol, brought wrong salad, no sauce on steak, waters not refilled. Virtually everything was wrong... More 

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104 reviews 104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant for dinner, in November 2014, prior to attending a concert at the Massey Theater in downtown Toronto. We previously ate at the same restaurant but in Montreal, Canada last year where we had a wonderful meal and service. The food, at the Toronto location, was good and service was decent. However, the waitresses,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went to Houstons with my family to eat before the hockey game. The decor put me off at first, very red (you'll see what I mean) euro trashy. However we had phenomenal service, David did a superb job taking care of us, prompt funny and courteous. Wine recommendation was spot on. My wife and I had the filet bone in,... More 

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Toronto
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have been here a few times and have to commend management for their efforts to seat me and my client on a Leaf game night. We had appetizers which were great and quick. The people watching factor is very high and probably a good reason for it being so busy. Definitely will return!

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crail
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We decided to try this place after walking past it the previous day. The food is very good, not a massive menu but caters for everyone. We had the mixed grill and half rack of ribs which were delicious. The service is well timed and everyone was very friendly and chatty. Would recommend a visit here if you are in... More 

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Additional Information about Houston Avenue Bar and Grill

Address: 33 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario M5E 1G4, Canada
Phone Number: 416-214-2207
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 41
Cuisine: American

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