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Joe Mamas

Downtown Toronto
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317 King St. W (University Ave), Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
416-340-6469
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Today
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good time

all ages in there that night and a great trio of various music. Been there before so thats why we went back.Will go again

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Postman2466
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

all ages in there that night and a great trio of various music. Been there before so thats why we went back.Will go again

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Florida
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62 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stumbled upon Joe Mama's after a show at Second City. It was cold and we sucked in here because we heard the live music. Sitting at the bar was just fine for us. We ordered a few drinks and appetizers. The Gumbo was really good and hot. Chicken skewers and pulled pork was very good. Overall we really liked... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Came here to celebrate New Year 2015. To my surprise they charged $10 entry fee.... Maybe it was just for NYE. The live music is fannnnnnnnnnnntastic!!!, love it to the core! I will definitely return and recommend this place. There are mature people here and no short-skirt, overly exposed desperate wo/man, respectful flocks, dressed well and having a good time.

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Courtice, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food here was extremely overpriced and not very good. The calamari was good. The dinner was not good though. 7 of us and nobody was thrilled with the food. The gnocchi had 5 pieces in it and it was over 20 bucks...Seriously! The catfish was okay but every other dish was not. Very disappointing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

While we loved the music, the bar staff were completely inattentative and the owner was out right rude. Advice is to spend your money elsewhere.

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food, was delicious, large portions, great cocktails, service a bit spotty, nice music, nice atmosphere.

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I was recommended this place and frankly I am disappointed given cocktails are not up to par and appetizers are the same. Service was okay given it was not busy so won't know the real deal when they do get busy. Food prices are way to over priced for this joint and honestly I have eaten better at thirty buck... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Got pulled into Joe Mamas on our way to see Book of Mormon and were drawn in by their half price appetizers before 8pm if you sit at the bar. Were very surprised that the restaurant was empty considering others around it were packed and expected the worst. We were exceptionally surprised at the quality of the food and the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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275 reviews 275 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Food was very good, and the service and music were even better. We would highly recommend to anyone looking for a bit of the South (of the USA). Location was right in the Theater District and they were very good about getting food out quickly to accommodate our starting time of the play.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went there yesterday for dinner. Ordered the soup Etouffe and it was flawless with the "roti" like bread on top and in the soup 3 juicy large shrimps. For starter, we had the Catfish sticks which were fried just right, crispy outside and juicy inside. I had the grilled seafood salad with medium rare sirloin steak as add on. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 317 King St. W (University Ave), Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
  • Phone Number: 416-340-6469

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?