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Black Swan Tavern

154 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N1, Canada
+1 416-469-0537
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It ain't pretty but the music's great !

Dropped in here with a friend to see Mike McKenna and his band plus jam session. The place is small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
peter d
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Toronto, Canada
This place is a dive

We used to go to this place in the 80's and it was a respectable pub on the Danforth HOWEVER that... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Northern_Hiker
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Toronto, Canada
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British-style pub known for its R&B music.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
2 weeks ago
“It ain't pretty but the music's great !”
2 Oct 2016
“This place is a dive”
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154 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N1, Canada
East End
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+1 416-469-0537
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in here with a friend to see Mike McKenna and his band plus jam session. The place is small - long and narrow - so come early if you want a good seat. No food and the bear was a bit warm - but...More

Thank peter d
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We used to go to this place in the 80's and it was a respectable pub on the Danforth HOWEVER that is no longer the case. We went here recently as part of a pub crawl (this was the dive bar on the list) and...More

Thank Northern_Hiker
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about the owner and bartender. We were giving priority service, never had to wait for drinks, and were treated like royalty for the duration of the evening. A group of 8-10 of us stopped in after a concert across the street;...More

Thank jessicaosburn
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a great old school tavern where you can have a fine pint of Guiness and take in a Euro-football match or any sporting event of your liking!!! It's a place where old timers and newbies get together - never any problems in my...More

Thank Saul G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Did a crawl of a few place during the taste of the Danforth. Real beers, real friendly staff and a nice atmosphere.

Thank micra03
Reviewed 13 March 2015

The Black Swan has bars on two levels. I last went on a Monday night for "Acoustic Monday" where anyone can show up and perform. The bar's acoustics are good, and beer prices even better.

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