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Fionn MacCool's

70 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1R2, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416-362-2495
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Ranked #1,239 of 6,600 restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $14 - $18
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Barrie, Canada
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The only thing better than watching the Raptors play was visiting Fionn MacCool's Pub with my Cousin Laura. It was the last Saturday in March and the patio was not out front yet, so we sat right at the bar. We were immediately greeted and served by the bartender. They have this huge "Fusion" tap at the bar that holds... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

One of many spots along the Esplanade that have outdoor seating. Went for dinner here with friends. A little cooler evening so we were easily able to find a seat on the patio. Our server was attentive, the food was excellent and the drinks were great. Overall a great atmosphere - happy we chose to stop here for dinner!

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toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went there with my husband and out of town guests for some drinks. They had a nice outdoor patio but all you can smell is sewage, quite gross. Sign stated 5 dollar domestic beers so naturally we went in. Asked what she recommended for domestic and ordered. When we received the bill we were charged 7 dollars per beer and... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in after a day of sightseeing. Beautiful day called for outdoor seating and this stop is across the street from our hotel. My husband ordered French onion soup and I decided to try Shepherd's pie. Neither had any taste or flavor. Our server was friendly but not attentive. But the cocktails were cold and the price was right.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This place is a classic example of a traditional style pub. The décor and the menu mix together in a way that always makes you feel like you're at your pal's place just kicking back all warm and cozy. The beer selection is pretty decent; again, very traditional. I will be back in the summer for patio season with my... More

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I am generally not a fan of pub food, but decided to give it a try. My husband and I Had the lamb shanks, they were delicious! I would definitely go back!

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London, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

If you know D'Arcy McGee's in Ottawa...same thing/same owners. Daughter had a burger - it was super! Nice server, usual insta-Irish-bar surroundings.

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

First off - gotta wonder why the only Fionn MacCool's available to review is this one... That said, I've been at the Bloor location 3 times in the past two months, hoping it was always just a one-off, but I've finally come to the conclusion that this is not a pub I'll be going back to anytime soon, if ever.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Lovely character bar. We were glad to get in out of the cold, we were greeted by our host for the evening Jen. She was friendly and helpful. Ordered food which was superb.. The waitress helped us out with changes to the meal with no bother. The portion sizes were good and the food was piping hot & delicious! The... More

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Maple, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

My wife and I had dinner here on a Friday night. Great atmosphere. Really fun and casual. Food was tasty and the server was excellent. A definite return visit will be in order.

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