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Queen Mother Cafe

208 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z2, Canada
+1 416-598-4719
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pad thai” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (29 reviews)
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Asian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has been here for over 40 years, I worked in the area for several years and never went in because it was always packed at all hours. Menu never seemed stand out but a buddy of mine insisted "this is some of the...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner after spending the afternoon at the AGO. The four of us enjoyed calamari and dim sum then Arctic char and two chicken dishes both excellent

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate a Queen Mother Cafe on a wet Thursday for lunch. Lovely ambience, great food, excellent selection from Asian to burgers and healthy options. Vegetarians well catered for. Service was super and prices reasonable. Will go back next time I’m in Toronto.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat in the smallest place in the cafe but wasn’t disappointed by the food. The CONCIERGE at The Westin referred us to this place and recommend the Ping Gai dish. This dish was so flavorful we were knocked off our small seats😀! Had the Blood...More

Thank CindyH1961
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Located on Queen St in downtown TO this is a spot I've been to several years ago, came back because of good memories and was not disappointed. This time we are with a group of six for a midday Easter Lunch. We all seemed to...More

Thank Mumsieonthego
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I came here for dinner without a reservation and was lucky to get a table in the garden, the place was very busy. The service was prompt and excellent and the staff was very friendly. The food was fantastic. I had a fish hot pot...More

Thank francescaitaly2018
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A pretty unique menu and some pretty tasty choices. Service was great too and clearly popular as it was packed!

Thank lataw13
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If you are in Toronto and don’t go to Queen Mother restaurant that’d a huge mistake. The pad thai -oh my- was amazing. best I ever had. Also the salmon is absolutely delicious. We ordered extra food because it was so good we needed to...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 12 February 2018

As a new resident of the city, originally from the UK, I was desperate to find a local restaurant with wholesome food for affordable prices - I hit the jackpot with Queen Mother Cafe! The Ping Gai chicken and Calamari are my personal favorites -...More

Thank caitlinregan163
Reviewed 22 January 2018

On a Saturday evening, it was nice to find a relatively quiet spot for a brew & nibblies. The place has been around for ages and continues to please. I really enjoyed the Sriracha sweet potato & hummus mix with raw veggies & chips, while...More

1  Thank Well_Travelled_TO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-598-4719
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