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Golden Diner Family Restaurant

105 Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1M1, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
+1 416-977-9898
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Ranked #627 of 6,773 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The first time I went to this restaurant (4 years ago) it was through the recommendation of a friend of mine. I was quite shocked to have been recommended to such a crappy looking place.. except the food was very good. Since then I've tried this restaurant about half a dozen times and I've always loved their fish/chips, and their... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This restaurant on Carlton Street (near Jarvis) was just a 2-minute walk from Ramada Plaza Hotel, so very convenient for us! Had dinner, food was hot, fresh & well-prepared, prices for food, wine & beer were extremely reasonable; service was efficient and we were not rushed in any way; breakfast menu also very appealing & reasonably priced; do not be... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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1,302 reviews 1,302 reviews
729 restaurant reviews
552 helpful votes 552 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This diner on Carlton by the Primrose Hotel offers large breakfast portions at relatively affordable prices. The quality is decent and the service is good. It also has a cozy atmosphere that is low key and, somehow, endearing. I stayed at the Primrose and wanted a place nearby to stop for breakfast before going to the office. I had seen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I go there on a regular basis, the food is always good and I really enjoy the service, during the week Vince always has a smile ready, on weekends it does not matter where you sit as both Tim and Vince are great. Once you place your order the food arrives in a timely fashion, Gus sees to that. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I'm not sure if I reviewed this place before...its across the street from me and I tend to take it for granted. It used to be signed Golden Greek, now the sign is just Greek Diner and next to Primrose hotel. This place is like a family kitchen...turkey, mash and veg, hot beef sandwiches and of course fabulous, enormous breakfast... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was one of the best breakfasts I have had in a while. The menue offers lots of choices, some creative items and massive portions for a very ow price. The service is extremely fast despite the busyness of the restaurant in the morning. Golden Diner is truly a hidden gem, and a perfect cure for a debilitating hangover. Definitely... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This diner is just a few doors away from my hotel, the Primrose, so I had a few meals there. It's "just a diner" -- a bit dark and dowdy-looking -- but the food is serviceable, and the portions are enormous: my gyro platter one night was too much even for me! Egg breakfasts are excellent -- I didn't try... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had brunch in this vintage like family diner. We were welcomed like family by the staff. Great service. Had bacon and eggs with coffee. The portion was large under $8. Good food. The place is cozy as expected. Busy as well as expected for a typical small size diner. But we got lucky and did not have to wait long... More 

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toronto, ontario
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

it's been a long time since i was last in the Golden Diner but i wanted some real homestyle cooking and made the short walk over. it's located next to the Best Western Primrose Hotel. the decor is dark (thus some people think it's dirty -- but it's not). it could do with being brightened up and the pastic flowers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Quick and friendly service (about 3 mins between ordering and receiving my meal). Reasonable price--3 eggs, 2 pieces if toast, home fries, fruit garnish (slice of watermelon and cantaloupe), coffee + OJ for $7.68 + tip. Delicious and fresh.

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Additional Information about Golden Diner Family Restaurant

Address: 105 Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1M1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-977-9898
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Canadian

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