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Fred's Not Here Restaurant

#112 of 6,826 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown West
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321 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada (John Street)
+1 416-971-9155
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 16:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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North Bay, Canada
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Were surprised we were able to get a seat right away. Lots of choices on the menu and good recommendations from the waiter. I had a burger which was delicious as was the wedge salad. Enjoyable meal for sure.

Thank Michelle C
St. Stephen, Canada
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fred's Not Here is two restaurants combined (the other on is the Red Tomato). We were never offered the option of the Red Tomatoes menu which was a shame because I found the menu choices of FNH limiting and rather expensive. The server was very good, asking if we had somewhere to be so he would know if we were... More 

Thank Boaters2B
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice options for pre-dinner drinks. Enjoyed the specials for the evening and the server gave great recommendations. Service was really good with them keeping an eye on our timing so we remained on time for our show. Prices reasonable and food quality pretty good.

Thank KarenFredBen
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a before theatre meal here as it is a 2 minute walk to our theatre. Waiter (Andrew ) asked if we had time restraints and made sure everything came out in a timely fashion. Food was great, drinks were a good size and Andrew assured us that he was watching the clock and we had plenty of time. They... More 

1 Thank Bill H
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on King Street about 6 p.m. on a Wednesday evening without reservations. The first 3 restaurants where we tried to get a table were booked solid so thought we were settling at Fred's Not Here. We were pleasantly surprised and delighted to get a first rate dinner from start to finish including good service and a nice selection of... More 

Thank TorontoJackie
Vancouver, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My business partner was looking for a steak. And a good one. We walked into the restaurant without any expectations. Andrew, the waiter greeted and treated us like kings. He was perfect providing us the the right advice and his knowledge about the local area is astonishing. He smiled (and his mine was genuine, something that's hard to find these... More 

Thank thomasreneau
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seemed like the reviews were good on trip advisor so I gave this place a shot. I ordered the fillet mignon (medium rare). When I got my meal the steak was raw (cold and completely uncooked centre). I figured this can happen occasionally so I sent it back asking for medium rare once again. As you can see by the... More 

Thank Tracy M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a nice place to eat before a show. The food was very good and the dessert (I had the cheesecake) was excellent. The service was also great and our waiter was very attentive.

Thank PghPanther2014
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went for Pizza Friday dinner before heading to Rogers Centre to watch baseball. This restaurant isn't a pizza joint but a billboard outside said they serve pizza in the basement section. When we saw one of the 10 or so different pizzas was called "Peking Duck"(!), we decided to go with a basic pizza (tomato sauce, cheese), and requested... More 

Thank Scarberian
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had the Mirvish theatre and dinner package and decided to try Fred's not here. The options for the 3 course meal was great lots of variety. The interior is small but cozy and romantic. Friendly staff and great service. We had the ceaser salad and it was fantastic homemade dressing lots of garlic! The California steak was great, slightly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
    (John Street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: 2- minute from St. Andrew Subway Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-971-9155
Casual Bistro located in the heart of Entertainment District specialize in wood grilled steaks & lobster. Certified Angus, USDA Prime and Ontario Dry Aged Beef grilled over Canada"s first commercial indoor hickory & oak fired pellet char-broiler

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