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#1,285 of 5,581 Restaurants in Toronto


Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
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Reviewed September 12, 2021

This place is a wonderful and welcome addition to the Toronto pub scene. It's in a gritty part of town, which gives it atmosphere, but has a lovely flower-filled deck with views across the channel, which gives it ambience. A very pleasant place to while...away a relaxing summer lunch. Food was good; service was excellent: friendly, knowledgable and prompt.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 6, 2020

We went here for lunch and were very pleased. I had the steak sandwich and it was great - the steak was very tender. The patio was great and they are pet-friendly. It's a very convenient location with a large parking lot. This place was...referred to us and we were glad we tried it. The service was good and the prices are very reasonable.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020

This is a find, right on a channel of water complete with ducks, a large flowered patio with umbrellas on picnic tables, great staff and fabulous food.. During Stage 3 it was reassuring to see all the safety steps taken. Easy to reach by car...or bike (my choice), a hidden gem for a summer lunch. Get there while you can!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 1, 2020

First time here, really liked the atmosphere, service was terrific, wide open patio with lots of space for social distancing, best burger i've ever had

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 31, 2020

Was there this evening for dinner with three friends. It is my second visit there and both experiences were excellent. Had the fish and chips earlier this year in the winter and had the pleasure of sitting on their patio this evening which is right...by the water. Very out of the way and actually kind of felt like we were in small town Ontario. A nice ambience. Service was great and pleasant. Everyone enjoyed their food. Great portions and quality and value for your money. I had the prime rib dinner and you can get 8, 10, or 12 oz, I ordered the 8 and swear it was closer to the 10 or 12. Also fresh vegetables and real mashed potatoes. Highly recommend it. Had the caramel crunch cake for dessert and shared, generous portion. They also make a wicked Caesar.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 15, 2020

This is an out of the way location with a large patio right on the water. Plenty of free parking and an extensive menu. I had the chicken and shrimp with white wine patio sauce served with fresh veggies and rice. It was very tasty....My husband had the Cajun salmon which he thoroughly enjoyed. Fajitas and chicken pot pie were also had but the other members of the party and there were no complaints. We shared a bottle of the Chilean Sauvignon Blanc which was quite good as well. Service was very friendly and prompt. Nice to get out again!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 13, 2020

I come by here quite often these days to and from the Spit, and it's in an unusual location off the beaten path--as the name indicates, on a tiny forgotten industrial channel near Cherry Beach. But that said, it has its advantages, especially during a...pandemic. It's not crowded and the staff are very nice. There are also plenty of picnic tables and a large umbrella at very one. The food is solid pub fare and I've become quite fond of the Archibald ale from Quebec - it's a winner. It also seems seems to be gaining in popularity as it was full this weekend and a horde of cyclists were there.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 18, 2019

Having visited a few hostelries in Toronto this was a little gem. Not much to look at from the outside but once you open the doors you felt very much at home. Food and service was excellent. Barman very chatty and helpful and waitress Emily...cheerful and welcoming. Oh the Guinness was good too.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Stopped here on a sunny hot afternoon while out sketching and cycling in search of a tall cool draft craft beer. Alas, although there’s super nice staff and the food is OK -- the beer is almost purely awful big brewery fare. There was one...exception however, from Quebec: Archibald Chipie, of all choices! It was above average, but the rest – Goose Island, Bud, Mill Street – eecccch! Talk about incongruent. It’s an interesting little spot in the neglected Cherry Beach area on a channel. There’s much potential but it lacks modern gastropub finesse and their prices are about average for Toronto, which isn’t a compliment.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Easy to get to, FREE PARKING, very good food (try the KC homeburger), reasonable prices, very nice environment outside with great view, servers overworked but do their best and no issue about food time or service. Our student female server was accommodating, had a cute...and intelligent demeanor, casual but professional. We'd go back for sure. This is an off-the-beaten-track find.... not gourmet, but good value.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Keating Channel Pub and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3