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Prohibition Gastropub & Oyster Bar

#416 of 6,653 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
East End
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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696 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1G9, Canada
4164062669
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mississauga, Canada
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The name and the actual environment are very conflicting ... we were expecting a more cozy setting ... this is on the dark side and modern Although staff was very friendly and good was good ... the price a little on the high side We had the nauchos, chilli , and soup All very tasty but for the price could... More 

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Thank Palmtreegurl2012
Toronto
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141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a casual night out! Upscale pub food with a quality wine & beer list and friendly, attentive service. Interesting daily specials. We will be back!

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Thank NoFixedPlans
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is almost never empty, at least a couple of locals are hanging around anytime. They have a great selection of beers on tab and great happy hour offerings, the food is a step or two up from the usual pub fare. Hardly ever had anything to eat there that I did not like, great service and many screens... More 

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Thank thebeeses
Burlington, Canada
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a late dinner and dancing. Food was great. We are in our 30s and didn't feel too old with this crowd. DJ was great; kept us dancing all night. Fun times!

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Thank Restingandrelaxing16
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Another good meal at Prohibition. We had a couple dozen oysters along with Dinner and desert and took advantage of their Hooch hours for discount drinks. Overall a great experience, great service and tasty food.

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Thank Mikedsn
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Prohibition is a place I would take my friends or a first date. It's nice inside with a very nice bar. Has a creative menu that really likes the use of duck fat. Their food is a little on the greasy side but it's tasty and home made. Good place and a good value.

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Thank KinleyGraham
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This spot on queen just east of the DVP is a great spot to stop have a pint and some great food. The staff are very accommodating and lots of fun.

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Thank Edward C
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The staff was very accommodating, and the food was great. I'll be back if I make it back to Toronto. Try the spicy wings!!!

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Thank Tomandwho
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We met our friends for lunch during Summerlicious. Stephani was an excellent waitress and really added to the whole experience. I started with the chilli fries, then the chicken and biscuits, and finished with the cherry cheesecake. I was stuffed, nary a crumb was left on my plate. The bottled hot sauce was an excellent accompaniment to the fries, just... More 

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Thank Photo_Ricky
Vancouver
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Used to love coming here whenever in Toronto but since there appears to be a change in either Ownership or Management, it has gone downhill. They got rid of the Bison Burger and staff tried to tell us it was out of season... So for idiots that might have fallen for this, Bison is never out of season! It is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighborhood: East End
  • Phone Number: 4164062669

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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