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Turf Lounge

Downtown West
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Canadian
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330 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S8, Canada
+1 416-367-2111
11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 18:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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615 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a great place for a quick lunch or dinner. Very good food, good drinks menu and very nice ambiance. Simply superb service.

Thank TravelOften1968
Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I had a steak which was great! Also the environment was absolutely fantastic ! It can be a place for private events too I guess .Hope to done again there in the future !

Thank r4f3
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The food was average. The location is a bit off the beaten track. Nothing special to make an effort to get to.

Thank Nick F
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2015

What drew me in the to Turf Lounge was the beautiful historical building it is located in. The bar is stunning with sky-high ceilings and the original brick of the building peaking through. But then I tried the food, and I was blown away! We tried the beet salad, fried chicken, and fettuccine... the fettuccine was served with an egg... More 

Thank argyria
Dublin, Ireland
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138 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

This place is great, because the servant is great!. Came here for a few drinks from the office and I asked for a cocktail, I'm into Piña calada, sweet cocktails, and so she recommended/made BBC (banana, baileys and coco nut) cocktail. It was off the roof!!, it tasted soo great, i have to return just to have some more.! with... More 

1 Thank caramal_glo
Toronto, ON
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

I love this place and can't figure out why it isn't packed. Its an off track betting location affiliated with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The bar is gorgeous with lovely high ceilings. The food is great. The entrees change but get the short ribs if they're on the menu. Had many meals here. When in doubt, have the... More 

Thank MochaP
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Recent changes at Turf and those who dine here will enjoy their meal. The secret is the new guy in the kitchen. Tom Brodi who is a top chef in Toronto who has just landed at Turf. Sure you can bet on horses but that is really not the reason to go. It is all about the food now. Ask... More 

2 Thank daltimas
Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Great drinks and atmosphere here! Went here with coworkers and enjoyed an excellent variety of sliders and appetizers! Enjoyed the succulent lamb sliders with delicious cheese and many other great dishes that you should try here! Don't remember a very large beer selection but this may be part of the company package that was bought for our holiday party, and... More 

Thank Jordan L
Halifax, Canada
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277 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

This was the first place I went for a beer in the city and I have always enjoyed a visit. Good range of beers, good service and decent food. Not to mention excellent sports coverage! Great for a business lunch or a beer after work as they can certainly turn food around quickly whilst maintaining quality!

1 Thank CraigwsEr
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Always such friendly service - whether during the booking stages, or at the event. Thank you for everything! Meaghan

2 Thank Meaghan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-367-2111
Turf Lounge is Bay Street's most upscale sports bar and restaurant. It is also the ideal venue for meetings, private dining and events. The compelling dining room is offset by the sleek and modern decor of an impressive and airy bar with high vaulted ceilings and an Art Deco-era bank facade, creating a memorable destination for lunch, dinner, and after-work cocktails. Turf also offers two elegant private rooms which provide a cool yet sophisticated atmosphere perfect for your next corporate or social event.

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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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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 Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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