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The Hogtown Pub & Oysters

$$ - $$$
Little Italy
Bar, Canadian, Mexican, American, Barbecue, Contemporary, Pub
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633 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B5, Canada
(416) 645-0285
14:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for a few drinks. They had some $1.50 oysters, they were kind of small. Drinks and snacks are reasonably priced. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank sneekymongoose
Wantage, New Jersey
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went here on one of the last days of our vacation and wish we found it earlier. The place is fri newly, laid back and has great food. We got half price PEI oysters that were delicious. Also ordered appetizers and beer and they were also very good. Our waitress was friendly and outgoing and very professional. We will... More 

Thank MelissaMacK
Toronto, Canada
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180 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Went with friends for a leisurely dinner. Great pub atmosphere. Good beer selection from crafts to large co. We had the tortilla chips to start - served warm and delicious. We had the signature burger, fish & chips and fish tacos. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Will return. Our server was amazing - helpful and efficient.

Thank HCR2848
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Great experience right from the start. Server was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Food was ridiculously good :) A really nice little spot.

Thank Hagalish
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

A pub in the Little Italy neighbourhood, I was happily surprised with the vegetarian options. Tried their veggie crunch burger made with cumin and rice, the vegetarian nachos and their fish taco special. The tacos and burger were amazing! Nachos were good but the chips were a bit over cooked/oily. Great place, would go back.

Thank madisonlee_10
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Owner Darryl was amazing and very visible - sets the stage for the commitment to service and dining experience. The pulled pork nacho's are bar none the BEST I have ever had - a must try!! The Oysters were fabulous and to cap it off - the Nutella Poppers satisfied my sweet tooth - just enough and the perfect way... More 

1 Thank Alex P
Morganville, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Great burgers and the pulled pork nachos were to die for! Music was great too. Highly recommend. Interesting part of town too. Lots of night life. Different from downtown

1 Thank Susan E
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I went there with a bunch of friends and it will be my new future spot from now on. Friendly servers and nice area in Toronto Little Italy area. There fish tacos were really good and nachos. I went there on a Thursday and was very happy with there FRESH Oysters!!!! Thanks again!!!!

Thank SamanthaDosSantos
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The food is good although I did not like the place. The service was fairly quick. The atmosphere is friendly and the waiters are very kind. Looking at the reviews I had expected a higher quality of food but maybe to be able better appreciate this cuisine I have to return to a less busy evening. to review.

2 Thank andrea c
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Very hipster place waitstaff too cool for school. The food is ok ( two visits to make sure) but if you looking for substance over style Tia is not it

2 Thank Adam W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Bar, Canadian, Mexican, American, Barbecue, Contemporary, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
14:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: (416) 645-0285
We are a local resto-pub that offers great food in a relaxed environment. We're about food, friends and fun. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest ingredients we can find. We source locally whenever possible. Our chefs and servers love what they do and you'll experience that when you visit!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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