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Harbord Room

#469 of 6,708 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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89 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G4, Canada (Spadina Avenue)
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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181 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to go for an informal meal and drinks. We sat at the bar and had the burger ($19), a bit expensive, but, perfectly made. The service was friendly and efficient. There a good wine list, but, the wine is expensive, it would be better if they stocked a lower priced wine as well as the... More 

Thank William D
Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went after Jays game with a group of 18 but had a reservation! Didn't feel out of place in our Jays attire. The food was excellent; hats off to the chef, and he came out to meet us afterwards. It was nice to have a sampling of different appetizers, entrees and deserts, and we were quite full when all said... More 

Thank kellymj2015
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

As a friend once said to me at Harbord Room, "It's adults out having dinner!". This is that rare thing: a cozy spot with great food where you can actually hold a conversation comfortably. They have a small menu but include choices for most eating preferences: vegetarian, meat, fish. So lucky to have this close by my place!

Thank Chelsea G
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

When looking to celebrate a special occasion this is one of our "go-to" spots. This visit was just for a casual dinner with friends. We were not disappointed. Having been closed for a Spring sprucing up, the restaurant itself was fresh. The new Spring Menu was the usual excellent choices from across the board. We started with drinks. All of... More 

Thank MC0959
Toronto, Ontario
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

The BF and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary with some truly amazing food, and The Harbord Room delivered! Initially, we couldn't get a reservation, but were offered spots at the bar upon arrival. However, when we got there, the hostess very graciously found a spot in the patio in the back, but with a 15 min wait. Perfect, since... More 

Thank strax2015
Mississauga, Canada
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

My love affair started 3 years ago after it being listed in Toronto's top 25 burgers. First time was on the patio in the back, so quaint and small. Romantic little hideaway in the middle of the city. The menu was really intriguing but I was there for the burger. A few oysters wouldn't ruin the day however. Cleaned and... More 

Thank Michael R
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

Ate here on a Friday night in November 2015 with my wife. Fancy Canadian pub fare. Good charcuterie board. Good burger. My wife's Moroccan braised beef was delicious. Great wine and beer selection (Muskoka Harvest Ale on tap was a treat). Reasonable prices for Toronto. Relaxed atmosphere. I would highly recommend this to others and would return. For those who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

The burger here is SICK! One of the best burgers I have ever had! The burgers are made fresh to order. Very juicy and full of flavor. The ketchup is homemade and has a nice zesty taste to it. A must try for any burger snob! You will need to make a reservation or come in at 5:00PM when they... More 

Thank Enrique_3333
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

Four of us had the best time and great food! The staff are awesome and the chef superb. I had a special, the best cod dish I have tasted in ages, cooked to absolute perfection..a lick your plate clean experience (I held back!). Wonderful cocktails, oysters, scallops, octopus salad, calamari (delicate slices) We had a side dish of sprouts, yum!... More 

Thank CanadianSuePrice
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Iit is my go to place anytime I want to show someone one of the best restaurants VERY creative chef the menu is small but great everything made in house the raw fish plate is always good and the Burger is the best in town

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G4, Canada
    (Spadina Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: The closest Subway Stop is Spadina Station, but the Streetcar does stop at the intersection of Spadina and Harbord. The Wellesley bus does run east from Wellesley Subway Station as well.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 416-962-8989

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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?

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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