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Insomnia Internet Bar Cafe

563 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
416-588-3907
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Ranked #274 of 6,800 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: International, Café
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Good morning....And good night. Nestled in the heart of Toronto's Annex, Insomnia Restaurant & Lounge has blossomed into a neighbourhood favourite known for its great food and warm service. Combining a menu of international comfort foods spread across brunch and dinner with seasonal & classic cocktails, great local and import beer and wine. If you prefer to rise with the morning sun, Insomnia's famous brunch is the neighbourhood's most popular and recently Now Magazine "Best of TO - Reader's Choice" Voted - Best Brunch, served in a bustling atmosphere complimented by the aroma of traditional and eclectic dishes. Have a cup of our signature coffee or spoil yourself with one of several refreshing, break of day cocktails. More of a Nighthawk? A wide ranging Dinner menu will take you into the evening where the daily drink specials and late night menu begin. Recently Now Magazine "Best of TO - Reader's Choice" Voted - Best Late Night Restaurant. Don't worry if you get the twilight munchies, we've got you covered; kitchen open until 2am, 7 days a week. Welcome to your new favourite spot. Welcome to Insomnia.
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English first
Niagara Falls, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Heard fabulous things about Insomnia's brunch. I had been prior for drinks but hadn't tried anything on the menu. The brunch here is excellent. The homefries are really unique in that they have a sauce on them, which is delicious. I usually don't eat my homefries, but these ones I was a huge fan of!

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went to Insomnia last night with friends and had a delicious dinner consistent with the many times we've dined there. The food is always wonderful and the servers are very friendly. I don't eat meat but always find something on the menu that is tasty. Last night I had the salmon which was served on a bed of sautéed... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had the pulled pork eggs benedict and they were great! They are famous for their bbq covered hash-brown potatoes which were good too but could have been a little hotter. My finace had some grilled cheese thing. I don't even know the name of it because I was so into my eggs bennie. I also decided to try one of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A veritable institution in the Annex neighbourhood of Toronto, just west of the Yonge and Bloor epicentre, this small but busy restaurant and bar has been active for decades, first as an internet coffee-shop, then as an eat-while-you-surf computer café, and now as a full restaurant that stays open late and never gets tired. Over the years, the restaurant has... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Many times we drove on Bloor before yet passed this place. Saturday finally we just got in without any reservation or plan. Got seated very quickly, however the place was full. The South African Merlot was a kick, worth to try! We love mussels...have been made with absolute perfection!!! I had the Cabbagetown pizza, was baked tastefully, like u can... More 

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Toronto, ON
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were there on Halloween night. It was busy. We had a reservation and we were seated right away The table allocation was…interesting. While great for people watching the tables in front of the windows are cramped. The food is awesome! Pizza was great and the Caesar salad was decent; not the best but not the worst. Service was attentive... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Came in Saturday morning around 930a. Lots of seating available at that time of the morning. Started to get a little busier when we were leaving. No mimosas(alcohol) before 11a. We had the classic "charlotte" very good food! Great server and the atmosphere was amazing! Had a really good vibe. Would definitely come back

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I can't wait to get back to Toronto so that I can enjoy weekend brunch at Insomnia. Like all brunch places in Toronto, expect a lineup. That said, if you can get there before 9:45, you're pretty much guaranteed a seat. Toronto sleeps in on the weekends. I always get the eggs benedict, but have tried and enjoyed everything on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

food is mediocre. server was rude and misquoted how long it would take for the oven-baked pancake - said it would take 20 minutes which would've been fine. But, after 40 minutes passed, I became fed up. waitress couldn't care less when I raised the issue with her. not worth the wait. not sure what all the hype is about.... More 

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mathewra
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We tried this place using a half rpice coupon and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Fun menu, nice variety of choices.

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Additional Information about Insomnia Internet Bar Cafe

Address: 563 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada
Phone Number: 416-588-3907
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: International, Café

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