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Boxcar Social


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Bar, Pub, Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick lunch in a break. The place itself is in a great location and the smashed avocado with sun dried tomatoes was the best I’ve rated The deep fried chicken sandwich however was so dried out and crunchy it took the skin...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 112trishc
Reviewed June 12, 2019

The location and beautiful water views were the only positives I could find for this place. It was hard to find a table because evidently it doubles as a coffeehouse so people order one coffee and open their laptops, spread out and camp out for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank NYgirl09
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Today a friend and I stopped on our walk in Toronto Waterfront to take a drink. She had an Italian soda and I had the iced coffee and both were great for their price. It is a very reasonable restaurant. We also took the grilled...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BlairMadelyn
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Though improving, the Harbourfront for years has been synonymous for fried food without much ambiance. I think Boxcar Social perfectly destroys this thinking - the location is great, right along the water, near the galleries and boardwalk, the food is really innovative, fresh and tasty...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MeganMunro
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Boxcar Social. Service was really good. Food was fresh and the views are nice across the water! Well worth a visit if in Toronto! 👌🏻

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

Superb cup of coffee in a country where generally speaking they wild not win any prizes for their coffee. Very pleasant and attentive staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mitselakis
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Visited in December and sat wanting the Ice rink outside enjoying great selection of craft brews and good food. Nice big open space, knowledgeable staff and good atmosphere. We were in the area to visit the contemporary art gallery in the Power Plant building and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hanlor
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I was taking a stroll on the waterfront and this place stood out. I stopped in and immediately was taken in by the ambiance. I appreciated that they served coffee and cider as well as drinks. Service was quick and there was plenty of space...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samiur4
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited for a late lunch on a Sunday in early July. It was too hot to sit outside (no umbrellas) so we sat in the cool inside. We enjoyed a very good tomato salad and a baked brie, with a glass of white wine. Food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PennyPurples
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This was a little find on the waterfront, when you are overwhelmed with the usual chain offerings, Boxcar Social provides a haven for true espresso lovers. What’s better, is if you get there before the food service starts (at 11am) you can almost have the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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