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Poutini's House of Poutine

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Canadian, Fast Food
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1112 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H9, Canada
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 am
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Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here not long ago, and it is divine. Carbalicious and tasty, great on-the go. There is a bench inside, and one outside. The gravy is nice and the curds are good and squeaky. The only downside is the container. Love my poutine to have the curds and gravy spread out. These tapered containers are not ideal for picky poutine... More 

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Thank Anne C
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Toronto I ate poutine almost every day and this one was definitely my favourite of the bunch. The sizes are deceiving, I got a regular and could barely finish it, my friend got the tiny and that seemed much more manageable! They're not shy with the gravy or the cheese curd (which is delicious) and... More 

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Thank Yazz H
College Park, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty dang good poutine. Best poutine I've ever had? No. Very close to the top? Yes :) Also, there are vegetarian options (which a friend ordered), and the vegetarian gravy was surprisingly delicious. If my memory serves me right, they don't take credit cards...

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Thank Erin M
Lakewood, Ohio
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I was thrilled when I found out that this place had vegetarian options (I think they also have vegan cheese!). The poutine was really tasty. We got it as a late night snack and I'm so glad we came. Very cool place.

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Thank Lilly S
Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Open late which is perfect for our late night snack. Good poutine. No negative feedback. If you're looking for a poutine, why not? (Not the best but definitely not the worse, I was satisfied)

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Thank Ana100Bella
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Hard to go wrong with fries, gravy, and cheese curds. No cards accepted, cash only, but there is an ATM on site. Not all toppings will be available as they were out of mushrooms/onions and pork on this visit. Choice of small or large size. Drinks available. Limited seating. On street parking (metered). Recycled/compostable containers and silverware.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Courteous employees that wash their hands often. This is very important when transacting with food and money. The poutine is authentic. Nothing like it on a cold winter's night.

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Thank 1Brooklyn
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We were very excited to try this, as several locals had suggested it. We made our way to Queen Street, solely for this snack. The website says it opens at noon. On a Friday, the sign said it wasn't opening until 6:00, which was way too late for a snack.

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Thank S W
Katie L, Manager at Poutini's House of Poutine, responded to this review

Hello! We apologize for any confusion, but I believe you visited our new King Street location which has limited hours while we build up staff. Our Queen Street location was open at noon that day! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The service wasn't that great but the poutine was worth it! Nice gravy, with a complex flavor. We recommend it! If you want to see our visit to the Poutini's House of Poutine, check out our vlog episode at Boundless Dreams on YouTube.

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Thank Gabriel M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for some poutine-here is my experience: No bathroom-so if you're thinking of staying be prepared to make it a quick meal. No credit cards-cash only Several choices-that's good-but either the meat sells out fast daily or it's a permanent sign and they don't make meat anymore. Two sizes, also good. The tiny is a lot. Service: they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Canadian, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1112 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums, clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers, and painters. With ink on their hands and fabric pelts in their bags, visitors to Queen Street traverse the avant-garde blend of historic architecture and ultra-contemporary fare. Home to some of Toronto's chicest hotels and most modish java fixes, busy with street cars, and always suffused with live music drifting onto packed patios at bars and clubs by nightfall, the vibrancy of West Queen West is undeniable.
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