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Free Times Cafe

320 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3, Canada
+1 416-967-1078
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Great spot for drinks

I've only been here a couple times, usually for drinks and occasionally some snacks to share with... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Laura H
Great food and great service

I love the food and the service at Free Times Cafe - I eat there frequently and am never... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
Kim R
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Venue for folk and acoustic music.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
3 Oct 2016
“Great spot for drinks”
25 Aug 2015
“Great food and great service”
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320 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3, Canada
+1 416-967-1078
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I've only been here a couple times, usually for drinks and occasionally some snacks to share with friends, and always had great service! Good prices too, which is nice when you're a student (like me).

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I love the food and the service at Free Times Cafe - I eat there frequently and am never disappointed. The staff is always friendly and efficient and the food is excellent. I would highly recommend Free Times Cafe to anyone who wants good pub...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Went for supper during their Monday night open mic evening. Enjoyed a Falafel sandwich platter/ big serving/ brought some home with me/ noticed the plates of others also looked good/ excellent home made ice tea/ listened to lots of entertaining local performers/ very informal, welcoming...More

Thank RobertandKate
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I went with my family yesterday (5 persons) to have lunch, the buffet was already over so we order a la carte, the service was awful, our waiter was rude and obnoxious, you could see his underwear coming out of his pants, he never brought...More

1  Thank Dan D
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 July 2014

been here twice on our stay in toronto so far, what a lucky find us as we just stumbled across it, you should try and make it here, it is quite bar the university area. oh and try the apple pie and if youre new...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 February 2013

This place is great if you want a menu with a variety of different cuisines. They also offer a variety of entertainment in their back room where they have different musicians, comedians/improv etcetera on different nights. It attracts an ecclectic group of people. Owners are...More

Thank SJM885
A TripAdvisor Member
Oshawa, Ontario
Reviewed 22 July 2003

I visited The Free Times Cafe on an Open Stage night. What a wonderful way to spend an evening. People are invited to bring their guitars and present their songs, two each. This is folk guitar. Most of the presenters sang songs of their own...More

7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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