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Insomnia Internet Bar Cafe

563 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y6, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #276 of 6,796 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $5 - $20
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

I was pleasantly suprised. I went in not expecting such a high level of food and service. We had the salmon and chicken dinners. We let them know we had to be out in time for hot docs and they told us it would be 25 minutes and they did it! We will definitely be back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Went for a bite before a showing at the Hot Docs across Bloor Street. Two of us had pizza. If you want people lining up out the door for great pizza (think Libretto, elsewhere in the city) you don't serve what we got. These were like a little bit of doubtful topping on a digestive biscuit. We wondered if they... More 

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Cleveland, Oh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My wife and I waited about 25 minutes to be sat, and I would do it all over again for such a delicious brunch. The service was good, the food was incredible and the prices were more than fair for the generous portions. I WILL definitely be back next time I visit Toronto.

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Stayner, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We had the delight of visiting Insomnia on a Sunday after enjoying a musical in Toronto. Both my friend and I were in the mood for trying something different, and Insomnia fit the bill! For our appetizer, we ordered the cheese board and it was a delight - 6 or 7 types of cheeses, a couple types of bread, and... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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43 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

They may be insomniacs but they were more awake than we were at 9:00 on a Sunday. Cheery greeting and a good brunch. We had egg dishes, which were well prepared and tasty, and there were other tempting choices, too. Coffee hounds beware: they put cinnamon in it

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37 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We eat here probably once a month. If anywhere near the annex, this is always my first choice for dinner. Reliable, bistro style food that always delivers on value and flavours. The regular menu is pretty good and the pizza specials on Sunday are a heck of a deal. The food that really shines is on the rotating dinner specials.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

I was not blown away with the food and I certainly hated feeling rushed during brunch. I reviewed it in more detail here: http://itannisworld.wordpress.com/?s=insomnia&submit=Search

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Great pack to meet up with friends or co-workers as well as a pre-dinner drink! You must try one of their Martinis! I had the French Martini: SKYY Vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice. Most of the Martinis are around 9- 10 dollars, and they're worth every penny. I also got the Edamames as a snack, very good.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We got here at 10.30a for Sunday brunch and were surprised that it wasn't very crowded, but 15 mins later- lines out the door. Wow They wanted to seat us at the back of the lounge, which is great if you're having drinks, but not so much if you are stuck on a couch trying to eat b'fast on a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The brunch there is fantastic. I've ordered several things and never been disappointed. The home fries are amazing! I've also been here for drinks at night. They make some really cool mixed drinks and it's a nice spot at night, but the brunch is what really sets insomnia apart.

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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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