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The One That Got Away

581 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M1, Canada
+1 647-351-6153
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“haddock” (6 reviews)
“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Canadian
581 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M1, Canada
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This tiny restaurant does an huge take-out business. We went for lunch on a Wednesday - they have seating for 12, not counting our counter seats where folks wait for their take-out orders - so be prepared to wait or come early or late. The...More

Thank MargotRudy
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I have a real thing for pickerel & chips. Most places serve the usual cod, haddock or halibut. The One That Got Away does serve these popular types of fish, plus a few others -- and PICKEREL! For those not familiar with this fish, pickerel...More

Thank sweetkeet
Reviewed December 21, 2016

I used to go here occasionally when I worked in Toronto and I always had a good experience. I think the fish is great - I had the cod and the halibut and the chips were hot and fresh. Reasonable prices $10 fish and chips-...More

Thank bjc2691
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Three of us went here for lunch. I had the soft shell crab sandwich. It was a mess of tiny bones; flavour was good but not when you get a mouthful of bones. Snow crab on top of the fries was really tasty and no...More

Thank jaguar123
Reviewed August 19, 2016

I am a huge fan of really good fish and chips and this place was definitely did not serve the best fish and chips. I have had better. I was walking at lunch and happen to see this place and thought of giving it a...More

Thank sgreig
Reviewed August 4, 2016

You love fish? The one that got away, offer a platter of seafood with one fillet of fish, two big shrimps, and plenty of calamari and fries, which you can share for a starter. The prices are reasonable and the location can not be better...More

Thank CubawithLove
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We perch at the window with our Halibut and chips. Always done right. Service is friendly. Chill vibe. Good tunes. Fish tacos are also great! Eaten here probably 2 dozen times. Look forward to every visit.

Thank OhThePlacesYoullGoGo
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

On the pluses: Fish and chips are excellent - and they have many types of fish Reasonable prices at about $13 per head Fast service - typically within 10 mins And the minuses: Place is a little tight but that's being a bit picky

Thank SaqibQ
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I've never been so annoyed This is a self serve or fast food restaurant NOT A SIT DOWN TABLE SERVICE RESTAURANT They only had 1 halibut so I had haddock my friend had halibut AFTER WE ORDERED WE PAID RIGHT AWAY When paying I was...More

Thank kim m
Reviewed December 11, 2015

We took away 3 fish and chips with different fish types and all were good. The service is efficient and very friendly

Thank FP-MSP
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighborhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 647-351-6153
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