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Shakey's

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2255 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(416) 766-0608
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Waitstaff

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  • 15
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Staff & Superb Food

Great choice of local craft beers and mouth watering menu with organic ingredients. Have been several times, would recommend the oyster night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry L
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great choice of local craft beers and mouth watering menu with organic ingredients. Have been several times, would recommend the oyster night.

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Thank Barry L
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners have completely taken this restaurant in a great direction. The food is so incredible and there are always new things to try. Best burger I have had to date!

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Thank mege2016
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I don't know if they were just having a bad day, or if this was normal. Staff were rude and the food and drinks took forever to come. Even after I ordered for the bill, it took over 10 minutes for it to be brought to the table. Hope this is not an everyday thing.

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Thank Mo P
Toronto
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

All you could expect from a local sports bar.. Sources food from local stores, including grass fed hamburger meat for burgers. Kids menu if you come early. Lots of TVs for wtching the various games. Local bar flies are friendly and harmless. Efficient service. Good quality food. Love the nachos and chili.

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Thank Toronto22
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was our second visit to Shakey's, previous visit was in 2013. Have to say that the menu, staff and beer is still as good as the last time we dined here. Another place for good nosh and beer in West Bloor.

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Thank Pat N
Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I will be honest, we had stayed away from this place for a long while mainly due to being put-off by the guys that seemed to hang around there all day, and smoke out on the sidewalk, and the name of the place. We thought it was just a low-end boozer. Boy were we wrong! we finally went in one... More 

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Thank LolaRamona
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Not just the burgers, you cannot go wrong with this awesome, unassuming little bar in the Bloor West Village of Toronto's west end. It is one of our favs because the staff are incredible and the food is amazing. Daily specials, home made soup (daily) with vegan options. If you are in the mood for a fantastic burger, I highly... More 

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Thank kelly s
Belleville, Ontario
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Located in the middle of pretty Bloor West Village, this sports bar is not to be missed! Owned and operated by 2 brothers; Rob Lundy manages the bar while Chris Lundy conjures up some of the best pub food you will find anywhere. Chris is a trained chef and his skill is evident in the innovative twists that he uses... More 

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Thank drmaryk
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Prior to holding a large party here (30+) Two of us came for a "test flight". which was a great success. But 15X that number could be a challenge. Our party left me looking for an excuse to hold more parties here! The platters of wings, fries, spring rolls, were delicious and ample. They were spaced reasonably apart through the... More 

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Thank colonelhightower
Dallas, Texas
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153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Shakey's is more than your average sports bar - it is a place to gather to cheer on the leafs over a fantastic meal. The chef/owner, Chris Lundy, has definitely upgraded the average "pub" menu with a commitment to fresh and local ingredients. If you have resigned yourself to soggy, greasy fries and frozen apps, Shakey's will give you hope... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2255 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: (416) 766-0608
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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