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The Irish Shebeen Pub

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Etobicoke
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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5555 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-695-9178
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there on a weeknight, it was not busy. There was an Irish duo playing music. The service was very slow.

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Thank JW W
Rockford, Illinois
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i was in a bit of a hurry, so i sat at the bar & ordered fish & chips. it took over 15 minutes, and i need to get to a meeting, so i asked for it to go. it was tasty even though i didn't eat it for about 10 minutes. the side salad was fine. this place is... More 

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Thank Bsnss_Trvlr5
Mississauga, Canada
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159 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've taken Clients to the Pub on quite a few times and we've always enjoyed our meals. Lots of choices, the price is very good and the service is excellent.

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Thank Jeff H
Niagara Falls, Canada
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105 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this place as it was no more than an easy 5 minute walk from my hotel. Turned out to be a good choice. The food was tasty and arrived in a timely fashion. There were a number of locals eating at the bar which I usually find to be a good sign. The staff were quick to serve... More 

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Thank marinerbay
Kincardine, Canada
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Close to our hotel. Not sure how Irish it was, but good variety of beers on tap. Food was reasonably priced, hot and delivered in a timely manner. The Shepherd's Pie was really hot and tasty. The singer was maybe a bit loud for the size of room, but was talented and enjoyed listening to him.

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Thank periwinkle29
Sandhurst Berks
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate here two nights and enjoyed both meals. Typical pub food served hot and cooked well. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend and revisit

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Thank Scubapro1957
Litchfield Park, Arizona
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209 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This was near to where we were overnighting. Ample portions of the usual Irish fare. Very good value for money. And we had a pleasant Irish server.

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Thank RepUSA
Aldershot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I had a couple of beers and lunch here. The food, beer and service were very run of the mill but perfectly ok for an occasional visit. The pub lacks any Irish feel other than its name and the fact they serve Guiness. Music was a little to loud to chat easily.

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Thank N B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited this restaurant on a Saturday night, after landing in Toronto. We were the only people in there for the whole hour we spent in there. We both ordered dishes that included grilled chicken, the chicken was cold. Cooked but cold. I had a caesar salad with chicken, when it arrived cold I asked the server if the chicken... More 

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Thank Sarah-Louise C
New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Keep in mind this is near the airport, however I travel a great deal and end up staying near airports for business for convenience. This is your typical Canadian pub fare. If I'm eating at these kind of restaurants and going for 'pub-grub' I'm wanting fresh veggies on my salads and a little more of a homemade feel to my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5555 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: 416-695-9178

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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