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Against the Grain Urban Tavern - CLOSED

87 Laird Dr | Leaside Village, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3T7, Canada
+1 647-748-2840
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good41%
  • Average32%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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“fries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
87 Laird Dr | Leaside Village, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3T7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was a nice local spot with great local food fare and drinks. However, over the years with the change in kitchen crew, including the chef, etc. it went down hill. We were in the neighbourhoud, earlier this month and noticed that it is now...More

Thank Antonia S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends for dinner out. Not been there since it opened. It was fabulous then not so much now. It looked very run down to the point of having tape on the seats to hold tears together and not very well. Most seats were...More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I went on a date night with my hubby and was unimpressed by the service and food we received.the service was very slow (it's wasn't busy at all) and none of the food had any sort of flavour and I usually like bland food. It...More

Thank brookeb210
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I've driven by this Laird location for few past years. Had no idea it served pub style food as the name and exterior decor can pass as serving something completely different. Regardless, I had the calamari and tavern burger. The calamari with sweet sesame sauce...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This place was a pleasant surprise! The decor is cool, modern and totally trendy. Our server Amanda was very efficient. The menu had many options, and the entire party of 6 that I was with loved their food. This is an awesome place if you...More

Thank Bella B
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have adopted ATG as a frequent default for lunch, an afternoon drink, and unplanned dinners -- especially on Wednesday "wine nights". Great staff. Decent portions and good pub food.

Thank dlrogers47
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went to ATG for lunch on a Sunday and ordered off of their brunch menu. Drinks: Tried a Corpse Reviver #2, not bad but could still use a little finessing with the amount of liquorice/anise smell/taste in it. The White Mojito was supposed to be...More

Thank Joan and S
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went for holiday drinks with the girls. The bar area was cold, uncomfortable and uninviting. We ordered drinks and appretizers. Had to send the nachos back because there was not any cheese on them and they were not tasty, we also ordered hummus that was...More

Thank Loriellen W
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food on the menu sounded great, but what was delivered did not come close to my expectation. It appeared to be just reheated pub grub. The service was very spotty, we had to ask for water several times and our dirty plates were left...More

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The food was good as well as the service. Having said that we were there on a Sunday about 2:00. I found it a bit pricey..$20 for nachos with chili!

Thank 55Traveller55714
East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial
Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it
boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and
gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere.
The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is
rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is
supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and
refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Laird Dr | Leaside Village, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: +1 647-748-2840
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