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Mackenzies

#2,648 of 6,750 Restaurants in Toronto
$$ - $$$, ,
1982 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 3K9, Canada
+1 416-767-7246
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Sep 6, 2017
“Great Pub”
Jul 19, 2017
“Yellowed Male Says It All”
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1982 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 3K9, Canada
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

MacKenzies is a great Irish Pub across from High Park on Bloor #1982. The food is real good in fact they make the best fries anywhere in the city. The fish and chips are the Friday special usually and are delicious; but share it they...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank vinnie52
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a local pub. $5 beer, generously poured....the Mac's....is the only thing that I can endorse. Today I had their eggplant parmigiana. Wonderful! It came with male salad, yellowed with rotted bits. Where is the owner/manager??? Why would he allow this? The sliders are...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lilihrha
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I was meeting a friend for a stroll in High Park and was concerned because he was somewhat late. I went in search of a coffee shop with wifi and found Mackenzies!! The pub was very welcoming in its surroundings; lots of people having a...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I went there a few times during summer and food and service have always been great. Deluxe grill cheese is my favorite but everything is excellent. Pleasant staff.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank sandinetted
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub with friends for Sunday brunch. The food tasted nicely. We were a big group so some orders took longer and even one order was mixed but waitresses took great care of all our group, and apologized for their mistake. Nice environment...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Tallina
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Was going several times a week, before I moved out of town. As a former long time resident of BWV I can say that this is probably the best pub in the area. Decent food and my favorite draft (Mill St). Excellent brunch on weekends....More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Julian B
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Since I live nearby, I would go in frequently from now on. Good beer, and outstanding pub food (the chimichanga and the spinach and crab dip nachos were absurdly delicious). There are also some open mic and trivia nights. Sadly, some of the waiters are...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank JorgeGarboza
Jim M, Owner at Mackenzies, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2016

Thanks for the kind review. Yes we had some problems with staff but we are working to improve things. Unfortunately we had four longtime employees quit at roughly the same time. (Late summer) One went to Ottawa, to be with his partner. One went up...More

Reviewed October 1, 2015

Been at this pub a couple of times. I would not recommend it. The so called owner there is drunk most of the times, always being rude to customers, and complaining that he deserves at least 30% tip for his disgusting service and hospitality, Unless...More

Date of visit: September 2015
2  Thank John B
Jim M, Owner at Mackenzies, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2016

Hmmm. As an owner who never serves and drinks lightly and occasionally, I must assume you mixed us up with someone else.

Reviewed September 15, 2015

Doesn't deserve any stars! This is by far the worst place I have ever been and seen! The owner is the rudest person you can ever meet, disrespectful , swearing in front of people. NEVER EVER GO IN THAT PLACE!!!!! food is simple no flavour....More

Date of visit: June 2015
2  Thank Aniela S
Reviewed September 10, 2015

We sat on the patio on the Sunday of Labor Day sow e could watch the airshow. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly. My steak sandwich was perfectly cooked..kudos to the chef :)

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank AndreaP1163
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 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: 1982 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M6P 3K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Old Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Old Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-767-7246
Description
A neighbourhood pub, friendly staff, free street parking (except 4pm to 6pm)on weekdays.
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