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The Drake Hotel

1150 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J3, Canada
416-531-5042
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Ranked #493 of 6,640 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $31 - $43
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dovercourt
Transit: Via TTC: Subway to Osgoode Station Queen Streetcar west to Beaconsfield or Subway to Dufferin Station Dufferin Bus to Queen Street Walk east to Beaconsfield
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Liked everything food staff atmosphere!one of the best restaurants in Toronto. Ask for Verna the greatest waitress in the city.

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Sunday brunch at the Drake has become a tradition in our family. The first thing we do when we visit our children in Toronto is to make a reservation for a Sunday brunch at the Drake. Even the little ones of 5 and 2 count on it...What makes the Drake so special is their relaxed and understated atmosphere that makes... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My friend and I went after dinner to have a drink, what an incredible vibe, nice music (played first by a Dj), good environment, and the decoration absolutely caught my attention, what a style! Vintage is a signature I'll always appreciate. Cool staff, at the bar and at the table, good service and cold drinks; I'll definitely will come back... More

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Oakville, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stopped by for a late lunch - atmosphere was great as was the food. A good menu selection and all of our meals were well presented and very tasty. What more can you ask for? Proces are very reasonable as well.

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Rabat, Morocco
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went for an early brunch with friends on a fine Summer Sunday morning. Ordered Americano coffee, a tall bloody mary and the 'Fresh Fruit & Yogurt' for a healthy $9.95. Satisfying meal, attributable mostly to the presence of friends.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We spotted this place by chance as we drove by. We were fitted in on an outdoor patio, which was atmospheric and blended in quite nicely with the local evening scene. The steak and burgers was just what we needed. The patio became dark and some lighting would have improved things a little. I am sure the place does other... More

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Caledon, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I came into the city, and it's Tuesday. A concert and before hand at the Drake. Outstanding food, outstanding service. Non pretentious. Still almost a hidden gem, go...have sushi, have a cocktail or two. Enjoy. We did.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went there a couple weeks ago. This review is not of the hotel but of the bar. On a positive note the venue is attractive and chic. Really liked the set up and style. Additionally the photo booth they had. However I found it to be overly crowed to the the point it was overwhelming and annoying with the amount... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The hostess was quite welcoming. Our server was very helpful with the menu. I was surprised when told that we were being seated in a smoking section. I said "Pardon"? I did not know that smoking was legal in a restaurant in Toronto even when seated on an outdoor patio. Food was good and service was excellent!!

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I went for the first time years back in February with a girlfriend, it was a Monday evening and we were quickly seated in what appeared to be a quiet part of the restaurant. We are curtly served by a disinterested waitress, I noticed a massive table of food behind and was a little confused, when suddenly the MC comes... More

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