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Fred's Not Here Restaurant

321 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-971-9155
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (112 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
321 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

Went here to celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary before seeing "Kinky Boots" on a Friday nite. Had eaten here before years ago and remembered that we really liked it. The atmosphere is a little noisy but was still very enjoyable. Our server was very friendly...More

Thank johnnylough
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Great little spot! Very interesting combinations on the menu, with lots of choice but small enough to know they're not taking shortcuts. The house made bread with jalepenas is dynamite! Good Vegetarian and fish choices, but the steaks are probably the highlight. My husband is...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Very welcoming. They let us choose our seat since we were dining early to get to theater. We sat at front window. You can hear everything since tables are close. A Toronto phenomenon...If you want privacy probably not an ideal spot at the front window....More

2  Thank Debra C
Reviewed November 7, 2015

This small, theatre district restaurant excelled in customer service. My cousin and I had reservations for dinner and were early and sooo hungry they actually let us come in and begin our dinner. We did have the Red Tomatoe menu which is downstairs but it...More

1  Thank Penski83
Reviewed November 6, 2015

My husband & I went to see kinky boots for our second wedding anniversary. After the show we enjoyed a wonderful meal at Fred's Not Here. The menu is very unique and the atmosphere was great we where seated by a lovely fireplace. My husband...More

1  Thank Terra B
Reviewed October 30, 2015

A friend was visiting and wanted a good steak. We took him for a great one. If you haven't tried the Cowboy Steak at Fred's, you are missing out on a fantastic meal. The Cowboy steak is dry aged and you could cut it with...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed October 28, 2015

My expereience was soo good when my husband and I went with another couple on Oct17 I went back with a girlfriend the next Saturday night. Again we had great service.Happened to get the same server, Mark. he was so knowlegable friendly and efficient..Plus food...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Came here before Motown with a couple of friends to get a bite to eat. Only one of our friends wanted to eat downstairs at the Pasta and Pizza. While the food was good not great and definitely not anything to write home about, the...More

1  Thank kelly_ferg
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This restaurant is excellent. The food is great and prepared just as you like it.. a little pricey butworth every penny.....I would recommend this restaurant. in a flash. Very Good!!!

1  Thank LynnthePB283
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent, I honestly don't have a single complaint. Service was great, everything came in good time, everything was super yummy...... would 100% recommend here to anyone who asked.

1  Thank Alison M
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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October 11, 2017|
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Response from Scarberian | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's just a catchy name, but I'm just guessing. Best to ask the owner (416-971-9155), maybe Fred himself will answer (just kidding, of course).
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Scarberian | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve individual pizzas. As I mentioned in my review, we each ordered individual pizzas, size 11", just the right size for one person. Incidentally, you won't find pizzas on the restaurant's online lunch or... More
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Rosso P | Property representative |
We can offer your our $29.99 two-course menu during the lunch period if interested. Please visit website under "special" Thank you. Fred
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
    (John Street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: 2- minute from St. Andrew Subway Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighborhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-971-9155
  • E-mail
Casual Bistro located in the heart of Entertainment District specialize in wood grilled steaks & lobster. Certified Angus, USDA Prime and Ontario Dry Aged Beef grilled over Canada"s first commercial indoor hickory & oak fired pellet char-broiler
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