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St. James's Gate An Irish Pub And Restaurant

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About St. James's Gate Irish Alehouse & Restaurant Located in the heart of Islington Village in Toronto. St. James's Gate takes pride in genuine Irish hospitality, quality food, friendly service and craic (Gaelic for good times). We feature twenty two beers on tap, cocktail and wine lists, and a vast collection of Irish whiskeys, scotches and bourbons. St. James's Gate also offers a vast food menu containing traditional pub fare, appetizer options and complete entrees as well as party and catering menu's. We also offer a full kids menu and serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. St James's Gate has a total capacity of 180 patrons inside and 65 outside and provides handicap accessibility. Amenities
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Free off-street parking, Table Service, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed September 1, 2020

We stopped at this restaurant on Aug 30, 2020 for lunch. And at first were met by a young lady server, who insisted we have to wear masks, even though we wanted to seat on a patio. I explained we are exempt, but she was...rude and left. So when i was ready to leave, my husband suggested we talk to a manager. So A beautiful young lady by name Kyra came to talk to us. After we explained the incident she made us feel very comfortable and we had a great lunch. Food is very delicious, and Kyra made our day. So I hope the owner will read this review and teach their staff to be as Kyra and learn how to talk to people. So to Kyra a huge thank you.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed December 8, 2019

This is the place to go when you just want a neighbourhood pub. No snobs here and the staff is friendly. Live music on some evenings and good food specials.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Popular neighborhood restaurant with good pub food, well prepared and presented. Served promptly by friendly servers. This large restaurant has lots of seating...booths, hi-tops and bar seating. Clean and very well run and perfect for families, couples. We had crab cakes appetizer. Two delicious medium...sized crab cakes, topped with a dollop of creamy mayo or aioli type sauce, served on a red pepper purée and a mound of excellent red cabbage slaw. Perfect burger and excellent hot fries, bacon and eggs with home fries, all generous portions and very well prepared. Limited free parking available...definitely worth a visit to this restaurant!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

The food is good and well prepared. The pub is nice looking, well managed and very clean. The staff is friendly and professional. They have good specials. The burgers are really good. Great spot. Very good clientele and great to watch a game.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

We ate here during our two night stay in Toronto and we had a good meal i had a lovely fish and chips and my wife a Nice pie would go again !!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

We live across the street and are here a couple of times per month. Service is always friendly and efficient. Great selection of beers, local and international. Food is always delicious and high quality. Worth the trip to Etobicoke.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

This is our week end stop! Staff are always on the ball! Food is awesome! Have yet to have a bad meal! Sat Ribs are worth the wait! If ribs are not your thing burgers can’t be beat! Or the chef special!!! Fresh pints all...the time! Lots of beer on tap to soothe your beer choice! We have gone almost every week end don’t have to ask for our drinks lolMore

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Met up with friends Friday night for dinner. We were craving pub food and wanted to stay in the neighbourhood. There’s only one place. St. James Gate. We all had pints and shared their amazing nachos. Love their chips. I always have the meatloaf served...with mashed potatoes, red cabbage and 3 onion rings. Heaven. Burgers and the fish n chips are also highly recommended. Band comes out later at night. Staff are friendly and the place is great for families with kids too. I like the booths. Will be back for next craving.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

We happened upon the St James Gate while returning from a TFC Game. We remembered the building when it was Millers Country Fare which we loved but we saw that it was now an Irish Pub, so we thought we would give it a try....Boy, are we ever glad we did! The place is amazing. From the friendly staff to the authentic Irish Pub feeling you get when you walk in we were thoroughly satisfied with every aspect of the experience. I opted for the daily special which happened to be one of my favourites Baby Back Ribs (full rack). My Wife had the Chicken Pot Pie which she said was absolutely delicious, with lots of chicken (white meat) and a delicious gravy in a light pie crust served with lovely mashed potatoes. The Ribs fell off the bone and were really juicy and tender with an awesome Guinness based sauce Mmmmm. The chips were done perfectly and the tangy ColeSlaw rounded out this feast. Of course, the litmus test of any Irish Pub is the mandatory Pint of Guinness and mine was amazing. I was very impressed with the food, the ambience and the decor. We will certainly be returning to this new gem we have found in the Bloor Dundas corridor.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed the Eggs Benedict, Bacon and Eggs and Veggie Burger. The service was excellent, the food was tasty and plentiful. Despite getting busier as we were there, we felt comfortable chatting after finishing our meals. We will be back!

Date of visit: March 2019
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  • St. James's Gate An Irish Pub And Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4