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“Go for the Music, Not the Food”

Gate 403 Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1,865 of 8,771 Restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, International, Canadian, Pub
Neighborhood: West End
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Neighborhood: West End
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Wait staff and music acts are fantastic. Every night there is live jazz/blues. Lots of regular clients, the place has a homey feel to it with drinks on the pricey side, and food available until midnight. I've enjoyed everything I've had there minus the calamari, which was horrible.

Love the spot. One of the few jazz clubs left in Toronto. Have dinner next door at The Westerly and have drinks and music here afterwards.

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Thank brasskitten
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

Small place with excellent live music. Mostly jazz and blues. They play there every day of the week. On weekends there are two bands/artists; first at 5 pm, second 9 pm. Opened until 2 am. every day.
There is a kitchen there and you can get a hot meal or snack - food not bad, average price.
Very good place to have a few drinks with friends in the evening.

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Reviewed January 5, 2012

A shame the food is so blah, as otherwise I'd frequent the place more often.

Friendly if slow service.

But the real reason to come is the music. An ongoing rotation of decent acts, and a really nice small venue. Don't expect always great sight lines, but the sound is really good.

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Thank Travel7YYZ
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Reviewed December 25, 2011

The music at Gate 403 is excellent. I head Vantana 5 - super group. The food is varied and the service is top!

Thank TorontoRosemary
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

Went there on a recent visit and loved it. Great Service, great music and the Martinis are awesome. Recommend the Blue Velvet Martini!

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Thank peep_11
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