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The Ballroom

) #3,142 of 6,826 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ Bar, Canadian, American
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
+1 416-597-2695
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“jays game” (5 reviews)
“free bowling” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, American
$$ - $$$
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown West
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This review is strictly for the wings at this establishment. Vey disappointed. I can't speak on any other food. But if you are considering the wings, don't have too high expectations. They are nothing special at all. Won't be getting them anytime soon.

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Two couples with six 23-26 year Olds celebrating my birthday. Pre-book drinks were great. Martinis were well appreciated. Had two lanes beside each other. Food & Drink service was fast and good finger foods. Two lanes with 10 pairs shoes for 1.5 hours were a...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our group of 25 had a wonderful time. I received tonnes of positive feedback from my colleagues and suggestions that we make it a regular thing! The service we received was very friendly, quick and competent, and the food met everyone's dietary needs and was...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have never seen or dealt with security so bad in all my years of going to clubs or bars in Toronto. I saw one security guard screaming profanities at a young girl outside (she didnt appear drunk or to be arguing back with him)...More

1  Thank Mackenzie1313
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Terrible security. Good luck with your dream job. I bet your parents will be proud! -the guy you kicked out

Thank alexbouds
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown Toronto doesnt have that many activity bars (couple w ping pong or pool) - and this is the only one w bowling lanes Not cheap as bowling for an hour during the day on the weekend costs over $60 w show rentals - but...More

Thank Ashik B
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

AVOID!!! Had thee WORST BAR EXPERIENCE EVER last night. So, I'm waiting at the bar to get a pint. It's relatively busy, but I don't mind the wait. Have had one pint already, which I bought downstairs and I'm in no rush to get a...More

1  Thank Fintan M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I just went to this restaurant, the food was tasty, but the chicken santorini which is supposed to be an entree and priced as such is way too small and felt like a sample, I felt like I was put on a diet and the...More

Thank Anders A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went for drinks and snacks here with my daughter and was pleasantly surprised. Interesting aspect to have a bowling alley as part of the package. We went upstairs for a drink and some snacks. A decent selection of beer, but not enough craft beer selection....More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Where do you go with a party for 300 people for an hour, the ballroom! We held and event here with passed appetizers and drinks, and the place easily accommodate our audio and video, speaking and presentation needs. When is a sports bar the perfect...More

Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Bar, Canadian, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: 5 minute walk from Osgoode subway station
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-597-2695
The Ballroom is downtown Toronto's newest interactive entertainment center. Two expansive floors accommodate up to 900 guests and boast inventive decor, outstanding eats from our top-notch chef, and the official Molson Canadian Hockey House. Whether you are stopping by after work to catch a game at the bar or bringing your work with you, The Ballroom is your #1 choice for a Great Night Out!