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Library Bar- The Royal York Hotel

) #43 of 7,003 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ , ,
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
(416) 368-2511 ext. 2839
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (16 reviews)
“pretzels” (8 reviews)
“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service exceptional! Must try the Caprese Salad and Seafood Chowder...you won't be disappointed!! You gotta love the atmosphere as well.

Thank HotlantaSportsFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food and drink. although very pricey ... $25 for cobb salad. And pricey wine. I had fun. Bartender was very friendly.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our late evening Canada Air flight was cancelled so we got into downtown Toronto after 10 PM - this was the only place open and till serving so it was a welcome retreat away from the crowds and bright lights at the airport. Wait staff...More

Thank larsonta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good cocktails here however on the pricier side of the scale. It would be a good bar to start off the night before heading out with friends

Thank BusinessTrvlr970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our server Gerd took such great care of us on our anniversary aperitif drink. Our first time here.. but definitely not our last.

Thank masry2001
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Classic hotel bar, in the style of e.g. Waldorf Astoria NY. Excellent setup, busy, buzzing atmosphere. Good selection of cocktails - I recommend the Sazerac :) Visited in the evening for my wife's birthday. Food selection in the Bar is regular bar-type food, but done...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I love taking clients and family here! It is a special place and has a great ambiance! Staff and menu are top notch. We appreciate the care and consistency!

Thank Events0man
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a really nice ambiance regardless of where you are headed - we were casual headed to a game - some were dressed up going to parties. The service was amazing - they have pretzels and popcorn for the tables. The Roast Beef sandwich...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A friend and I had a drink and played cards was the perfect spot to do this private quiet and very classy

Thank trixiejc
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Michael helped us when we went to the library bar for a drink and dinner. He couldn't have been nicer or more helpful! No detail was too much! When I wasn't entirely happy with my dinner (entirely my own fault!) he was so accommodating. The...More

Thank Caroline J
Nearby
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
...More
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
haz7
What are the gluten-free options?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Maureen D | Reviewed this property |
Didn't ask for gf but I'd be shocked if they didn't have good choice.
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SuZQ234
Is this place good for dinner even if you don't want a drink?
15 August 2016|
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Response from Aun M | Reviewed this property |
I had lunch there which was delicious I am sure they have a dinner menu with equally tasty items.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Front St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3, Canada
    (York Street)
  • Public Transportation: Directly across the street from Union Station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: (416) 368-2511 ext. 2839
  • E-mail
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