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The Old Nick

#4,963 of 7,007 Restaurants in Toronto}
$$ - $$$,
123 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N2, Canada
+1 416-461-5546
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
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“on tap” (2 reviews)
“danforth” (7 reviews)
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Gastropub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
123 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N2, Canada
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I'm not really a fan of the guy with a guitar taking requests thing that goes on here in Canada to be honest, especially when its at an Irish themed bar. It always the same, you end up hearing U2 covers all night. I was...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've visited this place 3 or 4 times over the last 4 months. The staff are generally friendly, and its never been very busy. The food quality is mediocre, steak sandwiches are made with low grade beef.

Thank Ayidth
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I have to say I was disappointed. The title says it all, really. Wings were minuscule, not really worth the price. The beer was good, but it came at a snail's pace. It is highly doubtful we will be returning, considering all the other pubs...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We had reserved the pub to hold a surprise birthday for my guy's 50th. They went out of their way to make sure it was a success, even grabbing coldcut trays for us to put out. Everyone was friendly and noone waited for their drinks....More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Had four bottles of beer and paid as I went. Guy behind the bar got confused and thought I hadn't paid for one of them. I asked him to check with the other bartender as I had definitely paid for all of them. He got...More

1  Thank Patiog
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Always go here when seeing a show at the Music Hall. Great atmosphere and good selection of beers on tap. Service was prompt and had a great time.

Thank madasahammer
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Came here for drinks with a couple of friends and felt at home. The service was very friendly and we were seated right away. The live music was pretty good and the beers are pretty well average for the area. We didn't eat as it...More

Thank HungryTarHeel
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Are you looking for a 'Cheers' type local on the Dannie? Then look to The Nick. Great live music, casual fare, friendly characters galore...and that is both staff and patrons! Do yourself a favour and stop in for a bevvie and a bite when in...More

Thank LDTZone
Reviewed 13 August 2015

It was a very hot Saturday during the taste of the Danforth when we stumbled in here, Lots of real folks here including a few left over hippies whom no one minded and a young arty crowd,

1  Thank micra03
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Came here for trivia night (3rd Thursday of every month) with some friends. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. Lots of interesting Music artefacts don the place. It has an authentic pub like feel and lots of interesting patrons. They have a wide...More

Thank Northern_Hiker
East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that
team up to make this district one of the most
multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT
community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or
night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its
thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more
relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection
of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Gastropub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-461-5546
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