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The Boiler House

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Downtown Toronto
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55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada (Parliament & Mill Street)
short walk from King Street streetcar and Parliament bus
416-203-2121
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food was fab-hang a sign!

Had occasion to visit the Boiler House Loft for a friend's wedding recently. Food was terrific, service amazing, venue gorgeous. Accessibility, lacking. We had to navigate the chaotic Christmas Market & the entrance to the venue was invisible. This restaurant has everything going for it, except the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
Wannabe C
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Bowmanville, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bowmanville, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had occasion to visit the Boiler House Loft for a friend's wedding recently. Food was terrific, service amazing, venue gorgeous. Accessibility, lacking. We had to navigate the chaotic Christmas Market & the entrance to the venue was invisible. This restaurant has everything going for it, except the obvious. We ended up wandering endlessly through the crowds, getting wet in our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Tables too small - tiny round tables. We had 6 people and had to put two together like a figure8. Food was expensive but good. The restaurant was so noisy that we couldn't hear each other talking. We decided not to have dessert but go elsewhere. After paying the cashier and leaving a generous tip the head waiter ran after... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Went here after a recommendation from a family friend. Went with Canadian Family members, The restaurant was very busy but the service was still good, All food came out hot, the portion sizes are some of the biggest I have ever seen. Very very tasty food at a very reasonable price. I will visit this restaurant again on my next... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Best steak I have had in years. The restaurant is charming and the patio is the largest in the city. I will be back.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

The place was beautiful but the food wasn't that great. Had the gnocchi and it didn't even taste like it. Our server was really friendly and explained the menu.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I went with a friend for dinner and we order a steak plate and a fish plate. The service was good but when the food came...totally destroy the experience. The plate has bad presentation. The fish looks good but when I put it in my mouth, one can immediately tell that it was not fresh (actually very fishy) and badly... More 

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toronto
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

really beautiful atmosphere...if you're lucky the bartender will tell you all about the history of those great shelves behind the bar. it's a little dim upstairs, so bring a flashlight...the evening band is a nice touch. washrooms are kind of crazy little cubicles you have to experience to understand. service is good, not great. food is worth the wait.

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Markham, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Been there for Sunday Buffet Brunch, Taste good, Food quailty and service are very good. Comfortable enviroment, will be back again.

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Brit in Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The buidling and decor really is beautiful. Mountain high ceilings, contemporary decor, warm. Love love the patio with its comfortable couches, torches and outside bar. Its worth a visit even just for the Distillery District and history of the building. The menu is standard and a little pricy. Good wine list though. Portions aren't large but perfect if you are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

lovely food, lovely staff and you dont have to ask your server to bring this or that he actually serves you .. and smiling too , every penny you spend is towards something great !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Mill St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
    (Parliament & Mill Street)
  • Public Transportation: short walk from King Street streetcar and Parliament bus
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
  • Phone Number: 416-203-2121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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