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The Drake Hotel

1150 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J3, Canada
416-531-5042
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Ranked #712 of 6,800 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
Caledon, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When we last left Ryan our intrepid bartender he was helping at the Devonshire, the Drake's new Prince Edward county gem. Ryan is back at the Drake and the mild mannered barista at the bar held our attention with some impeccable old school Hemingway-esque rum cocktails, and original fizz drinks. After some supper on in house made bread and such,... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Fun place for a casual Sunday brunch with friends. Great variety on the menu, the Benny's are all great but my favourite is the fried chicken and waffles. Service was okay, fast and efficient but not very friendly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Our first time at the drake hotel we made reservations for a birthday party reserved a table for 6 pm for 12 people upon entering the servers were nice and the place is beautiful. Very elegant in set up. We were seated . What we did not like was that we had to order off of a pre selected menu.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went with our kid and nieces expecting a Zombie Brunch, but the only Zombie-like thing was a couple of servers behind the bar wearing make up. There was no special decoration and no special items on the menu. I checked on an old post about the Zombie Brunch from 2012, when there was a special menu and it certainly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Queen St West is arguably the most hipster street in Toronto and our host recommended the Drake Hotel for brunch. We found the atmosphere to be very casual and welcoming. The menu was full of brunch basics but each were presented in quirky ways. For example, my BAT (bacon, avocado, tomato) came de-constructed, all beautifully laid out on the plate.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a restaurant that is definitely appealing to a very trendy, young customer. There is a lot of hustle bustle and energetic chatter going on. The menu is eclectic with unusual choices to decide on. My friend and I shared the ribs...they were tasty but didn't have much meat on them. We each had an entre salad which was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I wasnt impressed with quality of food for the price paid. $20+ lobster nachos had cold cheese on top. The cheesy fries on the side weren't very good. Sushi is 3x the price as sushi at other restaurants and not nearly as good. I don't mind paying more money for food as long as the quality justifies the extra cost.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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290 reviews 290 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Achingly cool joint. Kinda place that you really need to be rolling up on a vintage harley whilst chewing on a thin Cuban panetella. You don't give a damn, cos your the coolest thing north of Lake Ontario and you damn well know it. You're gonna kick back in the hot September sun and at last the shades that you... More 

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We arrived and there was no front desk person. I had to wait for awhile, actually, a long while. After that things started to go more smoothly. The room was cute and clean. The shower was small but it works. Walls are extremely thin but there's a glass wall/door that prevent non guests to enter so that helps cut the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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Additional Information about The Drake Hotel

Address: 1150 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J3, Canada
Phone Number: 416-531-5042
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Average Prices: USD 31 - 43
Cuisine: Eclectic

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