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The Football Factory

$$ - $$$
Queen Street and West Queen West
Bar, Pub, British, Canadian
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164 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2R3, Canada
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 07:00 - 00:00
Mon 14:00 - 00:00
Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Ideal if you want some decent food and drink on a wet night in Toronto I was recommended a bizarre sounding soup with lentils tomatoes potatoes and sprouts but it was delicious.We had a nice booth with our own tv screen. service was efficient, staff was very welcoming. If you want to see the match in comfort it's the place.

Thank chateauvalens
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Nice sports bar with cosy booths equipped with individual screens, Good for occasion out with friends or family. Reasonable priced drinks, and very good (and plentiful) food. Mondays have chicken wings specials!

Thank airwei221
Newmarket, Canada
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167 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

To be honest, I'm not a football fan but I still enjoyed the atmosphere at The Football Factory. The beer was reasonably priced, the food was made fresh and was delicious and the service was outstanding. I'll be back for sure!

Thank KevinFromCanada
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Its all about the football. They could work on their food and service (wasn't bad but understaffed) But if your like me, all you care about is finding a place that guarantees to be showing the match. They seem to subscribe to all major soccer channels (GolTV, Sportsnet World, BeIN)

Thank Michael G
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

More a bar specializing in being home of Toronto Football Club and Man U. The fish and chip are okay and banger and mash are adequate but mostly you go for the beer. AVOID ON DAY OF TFC GAMES if you wish to avoid drunken louts

Thank Adam W
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

I recently visited from England and this is definitely the place to watch the EPL matches. They even show multiple ones at the same time. The staff were very friendly and knew their stuff. Food was above average for any bar - I'll definitely go back!

Thank Englishtraveler15
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is a sure bet to watch Football (soccer) matches in Toronto. I went to this place to watch a match with my two sons and my wife and we enjoyed the atmosphere...The restaurant have enough TV for everyone. The local has a poor soccer decoration, they could do it better, with more pictures and flags... I asked for a... More 

1 Thank JuanFranToronto
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

crappy bar, crap service and food was wretched. I asked to watch hockey and was told soccer only. There was only two hipsters in the whole place

2 Thank billy s
Dundas, Canada
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156 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This is the place in central Toronto to watch English Premier League games on weekend mornings. They open early, the location is very accessible, and the atmosphere is relaxed. There are plenty of screens and the wait staff are friendly and responsive to requests for specific matches The food isn't intended to be gourmet: it's English big breakfast style stuff,... More 

Thank ugh-lomi
New York City, New York
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91 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Great layout if you want to watch games and you can have your own TV. Food is ok rather then very good. Beers are good as well as the atmosphere.

Thank giantcauseway

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, British, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2R3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West

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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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