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The OverDraught Irish Pub

#80 of 6,817 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown West
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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156 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-408-3925
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Today
11:30 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon 11:30 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If Joe Badali's is where you think of when Front St. Italian food comes to mind, The OverDraught is your go-to for authentic Irish food attached to your pre- or post-event drinking. Wooden seating, simple food/simple menu, TV's everywhere, and a plethora of booze to pick from. Not an expensive place at all. Actually, a great value place for your... More 

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Thank CiPhEr505
Northampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third visit to Toronto, but our first to the OverDraught pub and we were so impressed that we visited 3 times during our 4 night stay. We went for lunch on the Wednesday when the Organic lager was on promotion, then back on the Thursday night when it was fish and chips, 2 for $25, and then... More 

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Thank Julia B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on the way to a Jays game. There was a girl out front advertising good prices. We just wanted a quick drink and an app. Didn't look busy so we thought there wouldn't be a problem. We were seated right away. But after 10 minutes nobody came to see us. I went and got the waitress and... More 

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Thank Lynne B
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited many times over the years for various occasions - consistently good food, drink and service. Ambiance is pleasing and location very convenient - fine establishment that will not disappoint.

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Thank motleycow77
Toronto, Canada
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209 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming here for over a decade to meet with friends on a Friday night. There could be more microbrews on draft but the selection has a few and the pub food is decent. Like it more than Jack Astors, which is very very noisy on a Friday night. Never had a bad experience at the 'O-D'.

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Thank Colin F
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to relax and meet friends. Food is ok. Nothing special or unique just same starter.. Pulled Pork sandwich was good.

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Thank Saifuddin S
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance, service and atmosphere all very good. Food was good. Steak and kidney pie only came with a small salad. Not a large meal. It was very tasty tho. Our waitress was very accommodating and helpful. Would go back, but not tomorrow!!!

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Thank Ray B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

always good, best snack in town and cold beer. For friends and family with the best service and friendly staff. Thanks

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Thank rene p
Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great friendly service. Food is really scrumptious. Love the Irish beer menu and good selection of whisky. I spent pretty much entire afternoon there- started with lunch and was joined by some business associates. Have been going to this pub for absolutely years. Never miss the opportunity. Pity that the crab cakes are off the menu, though.

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Thank johnjamesrsa
Keswick, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere there flat bread was great nice appetizer with some great choices of beer on tap and daily specials as well great for before or after a leafs game or just running into some random TV star like kiefer sutherland who was there today.

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Thank Stephen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-408-3925

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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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