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Allen's Restaurant On Danforth

143 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(416) 463-3086
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Best REAL Burgers in town can be found at Allen's on the Danforth. Freshly ground daily and such a high quality of meat that they can cook it to your preferred temp! I love medium rare with a light trickle of Dijon. Its so perfect you hardly need to dress this burger. If your looking for the fancy stuff... More

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Toronto, ON
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45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Allens is an old friend we turn to on a regular basis, and we love that its evolution over the years has been glacier-like and not particularly extensive. In fact, we are original Joe Allen fans, and are always pleased to see echoes of that establishment here at Allens. (We are holdovers from the days that their superb burgers were... More

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Toronto
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Given the reputation of this restaurant I was incredibly disappointed with the Halibut and chips and Ravioli I order for myself and my two kids. Forgetting the small portion of 4 Ravioli's for $20 to share between my two kids I'll mention the Halibut and chips. I spent the summer trying fish and chips all over the east coast and... More

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Minden Hills
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have enjoyed many meals at Allen's over the years but the shrimp curry served this evening was the best ever. As always, the service and atmosphere were very good. My dinner companion certainly enjoyed the burger and fries but the shrimp curry was the real show stopper.

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Toronto, Canada
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220 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This cozy, upper scale pub on the Danforth was a lovely little surprise. The service is professional and warm, the atmosphere is cozy and comfortable. We started trying out their rosemary polenta sticks - they were really tasty, a nice way to start a meal. I then had their fish and chips - really delicious. Not overly breaded and the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I love to go to Allen's for lunch in the backyard patio for a burger or fish & chips and a pint in the summer. The patio and its shady trees or if you prefer the sun there is plenty of that as well. The food here is of high quality and the service to match.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful patio in the back, albeit it was wasp season, so it was a little annoying. This was my first time there and my friend recommended the burger. it was really good, the menu is varied and should appeal to vegans too, I would definitely go back for a visit. The wine list is HUGE and the selections are surprisingly... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I have been to Allen's before. We ate on the Patio , quite a nice setting with old trees, birds and bees , almost no noise from the Danforth.This time I went in the evening to meet a friend, it was cold, rainy. Someone greeted me with a warmed smile, and the atmosphere inside made it so that I forgot... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but there is a fantastic, large patio built around a couple of very old trees, that make for a unique experience in the city!! The burgers were great, as well as the potato salad, although it is spicy, but delicious!

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Toronto, Canada
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40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I keep on trying to like this place -- the patio is great, but that is the extent of it -- the food is horrible. I can't begin to tell you how much it disappoints. Small portions of expensive food that looks like it was slung on a plate -- I've tried lunch, breakfast and even dinner and nothing works... More

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Address: 143 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 463-3086
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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