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Address: 72 Carlton St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1L6, Canada
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+1 416-921-0066
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00

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Energetic gay bar but building needs a renovation.

Piano bar in the front and dancing in the back. The dance floor is dead smack in the middle of everything and is the main focus. I think the dance floor should be off to the side... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2010
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Zippers has now been closed and torn down for condos. However this was an awesome place that my friends and I very much enjoyed.

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Vaughan, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Terrible place Awful ambience not sure why it's still in business! There was like 3 people in there on a Saturday night However music is awesome! Old house!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I've always enjoyed the vibe at this place on a Sunday evening. I usually only go on a Sunday eve. The DJ belts out the best of the 80s music in town, the dancefloor is quite large but the later you get there the more people you'll be rubbing up against while dancing :)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2012

on a sunday night they played 80's dance music and the crowd really loved it. Of course, we all are of a certain age to enjoy that lol. The beer was warm and we were told by the bartender that it was cold which of course raised our ire but overall, its a good choice. Other nights are a bit... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 August 2010

Piano bar in the front and dancing in the back. The dance floor is dead smack in the middle of everything and is the main focus. I think the dance floor should be off to the side or corner to allow people to mingle when not dancing. The piano bar section has a huge service bar, again, in the middle... More 

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