We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Steam Whistle Brewery

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown West
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: The Roundhouse | 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M9, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 362-2337
Improve this listing
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam...

Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-24 within the old John Street Roundhouse building, a designated National Historic Site that was previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive repair facility. Thousands of visitors visit this brewery every year to attend one of the on-site events or take a tour of how the company brews its own Pilsner.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,460 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 979
  • 383
    Very good
  • 79
  • 14
  • 5
Fun tour , Great Value

Very interesting tour with a lot learned in 30 minutes . Laurence our guide kept the mood light while also being very informative . A couple of small samples , bottle of beer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Guelph, Canada

Similar Things to Do in Toronto

Add Photo Write a Review

1,460 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Guelph, Canada
Level Contributor
74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting tour with a lot learned in 30 minutes . Laurence our guide kept the mood light while also being very informative . A couple of small samples , bottle of beer during the tour and a six pack to go for $15 . Good time had by all .

Thank jimmyd1
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour of the brewery is good. It is a great location for events the staffe is friendly and the beer is good

Thank sxq69go
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't try their food but the brewery tour is great. Learn the characteristics of a good lager and how it's made. Large bar right in the brewery. The location is also a piece of history, located in the old railway yard in downtown Toronto with a small rail museum. The brewery itself also has vintage vehicles they use for local... More 

Thank NMallon
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Free samples upon arrival and tours of the brewery at cost. Really great location by the CN tower and the staff is awesome, beer fanatics, this is for you. Cheers!

Thank Euro95
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best home brew in Toronto. Brewed right outside skydome (Rogers Centre) so why do they sell Bud (US) and Keiths (Nova Scotia) beer on tap at Jays games?

Thank james b
Cleobury Mortimer, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location, cool building and great beer! Did do the tour as I was in need of a beer after going to the top of the CN Tower and this place is perfectly located!

Thank Matt Y
Level Contributor
42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a great place to visit, very very reasonable at $10 per person for the tour,you also get a glass of beer on arrival, a bottle of beer to drink whilst walking around on the tour and another glass of beer at the end of the tour, you also get a glass and a bottle opener, our tour guide... More 

Thank Christine G
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beer was pretty good and the tour was done be a great young man. Very entertaining and happy to be there. Choice of beer mug or bottle opener was over the top!

Thank Eric S
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

An entertaining half hour tour of a local craft brewery. Staff are friendly and certainly enjoy their jobs. Plenty of included tastings along the way and great value deal on a take home pack when purchasing a tour ticket. If you like a beer - spend an hour here for sure!

Thank Davowill
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great visit, the tour is not too long but well worth it, plus you get lots of free beer on the way! its great to here the history and some of the background stories to how the Steam Whistle bran came about. Better to do this tour on a summers day then you can combine a trip... More 

Thank caba4blue

Travelers who viewed Steam Whistle Brewery also viewed


Been to Steam Whistle Brewery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Steam Whistle Brewery and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Steam Whistle Brewery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?

Staying in Downtown West

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
Explore this neighborhood