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Queen Mother Cafe

208 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z2, Canada
+1 416-598-4719
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pad thai” (50 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
Asian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

AS I have said SOOO many times, TRIP ADVISOR really needs to have an option between VERY GOOD and AVERAGE, which is where this venue sits. It is GOOD!. Part of the charm of the Queen Mother is how long it has been around but...More

Thank chrisrF5950PM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a great menue choices, food taste delicious! Also nice and cozy atmosphere and lovely servers. Desert choice is also good. I had some cheesecake.

Thank PixiePu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our last day in Toronto, we discovered this gem of a restaurant. We ate on the terrace at the back of the restaurant. Lovely atmosphere with superb service. My meal here was simple but superb; just omelette and salad. My dining companion ordered something...More

Thank PennyLaneandScot
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We got shown this cafe through a friend that has repeatedly come for the last 3 years every time she visits Toronto. And we are so glad she did! The food is great with a nice simple menu with a great option of worldly foods....More

1  Thank GH93
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Usually when a place has a little bit of everything, you need to be wary. But this place despite its mismatch of different ethnic foods, absolutely delivers. Our staples, like many, either the pad thai, famous accross the city, or the ping gai, trust me...More

1  Thank zambian75
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The place has great ambiance, it also has a terrace for sunny days. The food is great and the service is amazing. An excellent option to have lunch and avoid the noise of the street.

1  Thank Geminiano P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were hungry and wandering Queen Street in the middle of the afternoon. We saw a few people sitting down eating at the Queen Mother Cafe (208 Queen Street West), so we took a chance. We walked in and went downstairs through a narrow hall...More

1  Thank spaventa
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My husband & I ate lunch here while visiting Toronto. This cafe has great ambiance, lovely staff, and excellent food! We started w/ the Dim Sum Quartet, had pad Thai & red curry seafood hot pot. All of the dishes were fabulous! We would definite...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We haven't visited for a while but were happy to find that the tasty food and funky pub like atmosphere continues in spite of the ongoing gentrification of the neighbourhood. There is an extensive lunch menu with a definite Thai theme. Ingredients were fresh and...More

Thank Peytonsage
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Had a very nice meal here sitting outside. Service very good and food was perfect. Big portion also. recommend the noddle's, They are fantastic house wine not to bad either.

Thank BrianScotland73
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
for creatives, including hobbyists designers, writers,
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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
Good for
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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