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P.J. O'Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
39 Colborne St, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1E3, Canada
+1 416-815-7562
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“penne pasta” (2 reviews)
“bread pudding” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 Colborne St, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, good food and drinks, always packed on the weekends, great location , live music is always good there. A must visit.

Thank Vic D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently met up with 6 other friends for a pint or two and some lunch. Service was excellent and my meal (Shepherds Pie) was quite good. The place has a nice atmosphere and best of all, easy to get to.

Thank 114Rainer
Reviewed November 13, 2017

This pub was recommended as having amazing food. I have to be honest, when I first walked in I was dubious but thank you to the person that suggested it. They were right the food was delicious. I have never ordered fish in a pub...More

Thank bserkca
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on a midweek night. Not overly busy but definitely not empty. I wasn’t given the warmest of welcomes by a female staff member when I asked for a menu. All good after that though, a much friendlier waiter took my food and drinks...More

Thank barrakelly
Reviewed October 27, 2017

They were still serving food at 10 pm, thank goodness, as travel cock-ups meant we didn't get to our hotel round the corner till 9 pm, and we weren't going to eat there as it was too expensive. O'Brien's was better and cheaper than the...More

Thank 300andrew
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Went with a.group of friends for an annual get together. We had great service, good food, fun atmosphere and great music.

Thank Barb P
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We had a late train and this is easy walking distance from Union Station. We did not have a reservation, but were seated immediately. The steaks were superior and superb. Everything served was top quality. The wine list offered a superior selection with superior prices....More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Busy spot but never rushed. Able to relax over a drink before giving our lunch order. Super roasted stuffed chicken breast with array of veggies and roast potatoes. Club sandwich filled with deliciously moist chicken. Even tried their bread pudding dessert, very yummy. Will definitely...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I have been to many Irish pubs in Ireland and this one definitely had the ambience of an Irish pub on this side of the Atlantic. Excellent variety of drinks and pints. I watched the bartender pour a pint of Guinness and he sure knows...More

Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Great place downtown that has traditional pub in front of restaurant. We ate in the pub because the hostess it was not as noisy and a little more room; this facility is on smallish side. Meals were excellent, plentiful and reasonable, especially compared to most...More

Thank Soleil122
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Colborne St, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-815-7562
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