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Gate 403 Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$
West End
Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Pub
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403 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2N1, Canada
(416) 588-2930
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We went to hear music, guitar, female singer, pianist, wonderful. Lots of people enjoying the music. We loved the appetizers, spring rolls and fish tacos, and the cider,made locally. Service was excellent. Prices reasonable, great location. Parked on a side street for free. lots of other places around.

Thank tyraToronto
Jackson Heights, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

A friend and I came here for dinner last week. It was a great experience!! The food is delicious. I had the Pecan Salmon, and my friend had the Penne Pesto. Naturally, I had to try some of his as well. Both dishes were perfect. The salmon was flaky and flavorful and the penne was lovely. We will definitely be... More 

Thank Mandy J
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

After working a long day on a Saturday, my coworkers and I decided to go for dinner and drinks at this jazz bar. It was a great time and my coworkers and I have been back several times after that on separate occasions. The service is friendly and the food is great! The live music really adds to a unique... More 

Thank Eunice W
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

I love coming to Gate 403. If you want How I Met Your Mother, the Gate is the MacLaren's of Toronto. The restaurant is cozy, intimate and the mood lighting makes for great ambiance. There is always live music playing so you are always entertained. The food is tasty and the portions are large, so you will walk out with... More 

Thank vnc3
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016

If you're looking for something different to spruce up your night, Gate 403 is definitely your spot! Great place with live music (a rarity these days), perfect for a fun date night or catching up with friends. I was here recently with a few friends. We just sat back and enjoyed the music with a couple of beers and a... More 

Thank Michele C
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Had a beer served by a very nice girl who said it was a family business. Her brother came along and told me I should try the hamburger. I did. Maybe I was exceptionally hungry from the combination of biking and beer...(not recommended!) But the hamburger was the best I've had in years.. Although not advertised as gourmet..it was far... More 

Thank Ken D
Peterborough, Canada
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

One of Toronto's great jazz haunts, Gate 403 offers a classic bistro menu, good selection of draught beers and live entertainment twice nightly. I've been performing here every few months and staff is fantastic. Close to lots on the trendy Roncesvalles strip, a real up and coming neighbourhood, it's well worth a drop in if you like to listen to... More 

Thank KnowAboutTravel
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

live music almost every night, good food, not expensive, good beer selection on draft. good place for late snack enjoying music.

Thank Serg S
Markham, Canada
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

We met up with friends for supper here - a catch-up meeting. The service was very slow - we waited about an hour to get our order, and we didn't get the water we asked for when we first sat down until well into our meal. The quality of the food was ok - decent portion sizes. The live music... More 

Thank GalFromAway
London, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014

my caesar salad had very little dressing, no croutons, no lemon, and no parmesan cheese. but the jazzz was great.

Thank ruby803

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: (416) 588-2930

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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