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Jack Astor's Bar and Grill

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American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
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133 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
416.595.9100
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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149 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and the restaurant was not overly busy. I ordered the California grilled chicken mixed salad which was great with pine nuts and curled beets!!! My husband ordered the Asiago-chicken Caesar salad but they forgot to include the chicken. By the time they brought the chicken my husband had finished his salad but they brought him the chicken... More 

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Thank Lucy T
Kennebunk, Maine
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not realize this was a chain restaurant when we went to dinner but were pleasantly surprised with menu and quality of food. Pub style menu with lots of starters, burgers, steaks, fish, pasta, salads. My colleague had the fish and chips and the serving was huge. I had a burger and a salad and both were very good.... More 

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Thank RoxieMaine1111
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we were disappointed with our visit to this restaurant. It was very loud and the food was average. However, our waiter Logan was exceptional.

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Thank Eramo
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurant to go to passing by. Waitstaff was very nice and service was quick! Waitstaff dropped a wing and replaced it for us ! Very nice of her to do that ! Good restaurant !

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Thank Stuart S
United Kingdom
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235 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Visited for lunch - the service was a bit slow but it didn't bother us because we were not in a hurry. My husband had seared tuna and advocado sandwich which he said was delicious and I had a salad sorry can't remember the name of it but it had strawberries, and malted peacan nuts with goats cheese and chicken,... More 

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Thank Sharon O
Darce L, Marketing at Jack Astor's Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Hi Sharon O, Thanks a bunch for your feedback! And thank you for being patient with our servers- they always work hard to bring you the very best dining experience. I'm glad you loved the Buddha Salad! That's also my very favourite salad - it's just so refreshing! Hope to see you back for lunch soon! Darce L, Jack Astor's More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Visiting friends in Toronto with endless food choices.Trying to find a restaurant that will please 4 quirky adults isn't always easy. Then throw in a Raptors game! Every place was packed and we ended up on Front St at Jack Astor's. Even though it was packed as well, we got a table immediately. The menu was just a little than... More 

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Thank Bananapam
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

John St bops as the pavement tables fill up on a spring evening. Jack Astor's serves a variety of food, but specialises in chicken wings. They're marinaded for 24 hours and then cooked and served in a secret sauce which comes in a variety of hotness (as in spicy). Messy, spicy, fun and delicious! Don't worry - they supply loads... More 

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Thank Mary P
Lyon, France
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

this location is hands down the BEST jack astors location I have ever been to. I am from Ottawa and was visiting friends in Toronto. we met for drinks and stayed for dinner. we ordered nachos to share and they were unlike any other nachos I've ordered before. they layered the chips and cheese, so there weren't a bunch of... More 

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Thank Lindsay6133
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We ate here after visiting the Scotiabank cinema which is across the road. The place is big with tables on ground and first floor as well as quite a few tables outside. The atmosphere was lively - due in part to a Raptors game on TV - and the place was busy but not overly noisy. The menu has all... More 

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Thank BigMerk
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is best suited if you're partying with a group or a special someone.This place serves great food, well we tried potato fries, Chicken fries & Thai bowl and it didn't disappoint at all.Lively ambience with great music and friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighborhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: 416.595.9100

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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