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Paddington's Pump Restaurant

#253 of 6,753 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Downtown
American, Canadian
As featured in 3 Days in Toronto and 1 other guide
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92- 95 Front St East | St. Lawrence Market, Upper Level 45, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C3, Canada
+1 416-368-6955
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Today
07:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 19:00
Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not from me it didn't. Clearly bottled, it was paler than mayonnaise and the taste defies description. Disgusting. Home fries were huge and unnecessary with a benedict and looked like roast potatoes. The waitress told me "their" hollandaise gets great reviews. Just apologise, don't tell the customer they're wrong.

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Thank DJHinWinch
Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here with our family while staying in Toronto. Lovely quaint restaurant, good food and something for everyone even my fussy eaters! My husband loved the jugs of beer! Really good value.

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Thank cplepage
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on our last day of a coach tour of North America. There was a nice atmosphere, the staff were friendly and there is a good choice of food. We had one of the daily specials - rib eye steak with fries and soup. It was delicious and the food came really quickly. Excellent value for money!

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Thank ihksp1
England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Found it by accident so glad we did.breakfast was amazing we had the steak and eggs it was cooked to perfection.great atmosphere inside all customers happy and smiling. Staff were friendly and helpful and the prices brilliant value for money will definitely go again.

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Thank James H
Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The Breakfast on a Bun was amazing! Peameal bacon, fried egg, and cheese on a kaiser roll! The staff was incredibly friendly!

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Thank UGADawg22
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped here on my way to St. Lawrence Market and was recommended the Oink on a bun and my husband had a club sandwich.

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Thank 324Traveler
North Bay, Canada
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a small restaurant with great food and terrific service. We met family for lunch and enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much we had breakfast there again the next day. The portions are abundant and it is really tasty.

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Thank CarrieJ64
St. John's, NL
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped here for a drink. It was a gorgeous day and we sat outside. We had their Greek Poutine. It was sooo good. If you have never had it you need to visit this place and try it. Service was excellent!

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Thank Pals4NS
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We found this place to be much better than the reviews led us to believe. It's one of the only breakfast places in the neighbourhood at this price point, and it will do the job just fine. Eggs were cooked exactly to our preference, and service was wonderful. The restaurant itself is perhaps a little rundown.

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Thank EBCameron
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We only drink decaf which they do not usually do so they went to get some for us. The eggs benedict was the best we have ever had the holiandaise sause was so creamy and was oviously home made. If you are extra hungry go for the lumberjack sandwich.

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Thank _milesandnicky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:00
Thursday
06:00 - 19:00
Friday
06:00 - 19:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92- 95 Front St East | St. Lawrence Market, Upper Level 45, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-368-6955

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

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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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