We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Ballroom

#2,424 of 7,077 Restaurants in Toronto}
$$ - $$$American, ,
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
+1 416-597-2695
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“bowling lanes” (10 reviews)
“jays game” (5 reviews)
“free bowling” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal here before the baseball game. The food was quite tasty. The service was initially very slow but they did have a large group in. Once we got a waiter he was very good. It looked like quite a fun place,...More

Thank Laurissa M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We were running late decided to stop at the ballroom. We were pleasantly surprised how good the food was. The Classic burger was very good and the Beet Salad was excellent. The servers were friendly, helpful and attentive. In addition to a good and varied...More

Thank N8241BIdanielk
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great set up, very good food and decent service. Had a great afternoon bowling, having appetizers and a good late lunch. They seem to have it nailed. Bowling lanes were a bit glitchy but they serviced them quickly then moved us and gave us extra...More

Thank xman92905
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Neat bar and grill concept for the late night meal. We had the nachos with pulled pork and received a huge portion difficult for two to finish. Shared seating was unusual to me, we were joined by a random couple and the waiter thought we...More

Thank MiVidaLocaContigo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This review is strictly for the wings at this establishment. Vey disappointed. I can't speak on any other food. But if you are considering the wings, don't have too high expectations. They are nothing special at all. Won't be getting them anytime soon.

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Two couples with six 23-26 year Olds celebrating my birthday. Pre-book drinks were great. Martinis were well appreciated. Had two lanes beside each other. Food & Drink service was fast and good finger foods. Two lanes with 10 pairs shoes for 1.5 hours were a...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our group of 25 had a wonderful time. I received tonnes of positive feedback from my colleagues and suggestions that we make it a regular thing! The service we received was very friendly, quick and competent, and the food met everyone's dietary needs and was...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have never seen or dealt with security so bad in all my years of going to clubs or bars in Toronto. I saw one security guard screaming profanities at a young girl outside (she didnt appear drunk or to be arguing back with him)...More

1  Thank Mackenzie1313
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Terrible security. Good luck with your dream job. I bet your parents will be proud! -the guy you kicked out

Thank alexbouds
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Downtown Toronto doesnt have that many activity bars (couple w ping pong or pool) - and this is the only one w bowling lanes Not cheap as bowling for an hour during the day on the weekend costs over $60 w show rentals - but...More

Thank Ashik B
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
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Crepe
311 reviews
.11 km away
Town Crier Pub
152 reviews
.10 km away
Thoroughbred Food & Drink
40 reviews
.10 km away
Queen St Warehouse
129 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Princess of Wales Theatre
869 reviews
.27 km away
TIFF Bell Lightbox
169 reviews
.23 km away
Scotiabank Theatre
48 reviews
.05 km away
Little India
43 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Ballroom staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
American, Bar, Canadian
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 John St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: 5 minute walk from Osgoode subway station
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-597-2695
  • E-mail
The Ballroom is downtown Toronto's newest interactive entertainment center. Two expansive floors accommodate up to 900 guests and boast inventive decor, outstanding eats from our top-notch chef, and the official Molson Canadian Hockey House. Whether you are stopping by after work to catch a game at the bar or bringing your work with you, The Ballroom is your #1 choice for a Great Night Out!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing