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Victory Cafe

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
Bar, Canadian, Grill
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581 Markham St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-516-5787
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15:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Milton, Canada
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Yes it's a little cramped but the reviews regarding the Mac n Cheese being epic were bang on. Tasty and large portions will not disappoint. The second floor is a little more spacious. And yes plenty of beer to choose from. Overall, an enjoyable place to grab some pub food.

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Thank Bruce L
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We were going to a musical and decided to stop here for dinner. We had great customer service as soon as we walked through the door. Apps and drinks were at the table quickly. Our meals were brought out shortly after the apps were done. Drinks replinished as soon as they seen the glasses were empty. A very good experience.... More 

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1 Thank Dwayne H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The CAFE is really great! Food is delicious! Had my private party event there, everything went great! The management is very professional, flexible, willing to help, willing to accommodate your event. Plus for beer lovers they have one of the best beer selection in the city. Definitely MUST VISIT!!!

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Thank Olzhas P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We are the largest craft beer bar on the annex we have 32 beers on tap a vast selection of bottled beer 2 ciders and a amazing food all right here at the legendary victory Cafe cheers ..!!

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Thank Kole N Ndreka K
Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You have a very good crowd and a beautiful Patio. Service is good and you have pretty good options for food and snacks.

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Thank Prax_Toronto
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Gorgeous evening for a cold beer and Victory has an excellent beer selection. Then....there is little else to be said after that. The tables are sticky, the seating squashed together, the service minimal and the food less than memorable. It seems as though this establishment simply does not give a damn . Kudos to you Victory ...you succeeded in turning... More 

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Thank roadrunner242
North Vancouver, Canada
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125 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Based on a friend's recommendation we went to Victory Café for dinner last night. We arrived around 8.30 and the patio was full, so the hostess said that we could wait inside and that a couple of tables would be opening up. We ordered a couple of non-alcoholic drinks and then she came by to see if we were "ready"... More 

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Thank Tanis R
Toronto, Canada
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1,369 reviews
765 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 777 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The food on offer in this pub unfortunately falls short of the standard established by the many fine beers available here. For a pub night this place is first-rate; for dinner it is disappointing. or so all three of us found it. Neither the steak-and-ribs nor the chicken tacos were better than mediocre.

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1 Thank operalover939
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went to this place after 9 pm for a late dinner and a drink. The atmosphere was peaceful and the staff were very nice. The food was priced reasonably and tasted great. It was nice to have the choice of local brews.

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1 Thank Protopriest Via... D
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The knowledgeable waitstaff are always well-informed about all their taps. The food at the Victory is also good. I love this place.

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Thank JHNToronto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
15:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 02:00
Thursday
15:00 - 02:00
Friday
15:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 Markham St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-516-5787

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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