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Beer Bistro

#23 of 6,791 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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18 King St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1C4, Canada (Yonge St.)
+1 416-861-9872
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 01:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Incredible collection of beer from all over as well as delicious menu items - whether you are looking for appetizers, entrees, small group, or large group. This place was so great - we actually enjoyed dinner here one night, went to see a show, and then came back for a late-night snack with drinks. TIP - the fondue is DELICIOUS!!!

Thank 833Julie
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My executive went to lunch there with a colleague and when he got back to the office, he told me that he had forgotten to get a copy of his receipt. I quickly called the restaurant to ask if someone could help me with a copy. When I had asked to get a copy of the receipt, no one could... More 

Thank Cappa1234
Kelowna, Canada
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the name suggests they have beer. Good beer - very wide range of draft and bottles including a number of local craft beers Food was good, I enjoyed the beer fondue. Good atmosphere. Even though they were apparently down one cook and server on the night we went the service was still prompt and friendly

Thank Dave W
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and great value. Cod cakes, tacos and signature fries, pear bread pudding is to die for ! (photos). Had friendly service, and a comfortable seating area. Every dish is made with beer but so subtle that it's a real treat. Even had beer ice cream. It's a must for anyone visiting the city. Easy to find, signed from... More 

Thank Dawn F
Oshawa, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels and beer, great service. Went for a flight of beer and mussels, difficult to decide which sauce to choose with the mussels, the server made great suggestions, definitely going back for more.

Thank Bronwen H
Guelph, Canada
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed brunch and some craft beers at the bistro. Nice atmosphere, good service and terrific food . Will return and recommend

Thank jimmyd1
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with a friend for drinks and dinner before a hockey game. The food was really good. Beer selection was great.

Thank Vanessa G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This venue is very classy. I really enjoyed this upscale pub. Great beers on tap and amazing Brussels mussels! Very comfortable seating and pleasant staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in city too early for hotel check in so tried the Bistro Saturday brunch. Spent a couple of hours there. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal as well as a few drinks. For food we had New England style mussels , lamb baked eggs and an order of frites. Everything was delicious. I tried a couple of the beers .... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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266 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were at this pub for drinks on a Sat evening. The place was packed but we were lucky to find a corner next to the large bar. The bar tender was a very friendly guy full of jokes made us feel welcome with offer for many beer tastings. Service was brilliant and the all beers our party ordered were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$31
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 King St E, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1C4, Canada
    (Yonge St.)
  • Public Transportation: King Subway Station on the Yonge Line; King St. Street-Car service 24-hour Queen St. Street Car Service.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-861-9872

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

Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
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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