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Pravda Vodka Bar

) #549 of 7,022 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ Eastern European, Russian,
44 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C7, Canada
+1 416-366-0303
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Eastern European, Russian, Ukrainian
$$ - $$$
44 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The decoration is awesome, with old Soviet Union Memorabilia, the vodka options are great, the waitresses know a lot about the different vodka types. Visit the cold room. Music great!

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic staff promising great service. Great place to celebrate a birthday or special occasion, a truly unique experience that you will want not to end.

Thank cadmuspro
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the feedback! Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is hands down my favourite happy hour bar in Toronto. The quality of the drinks is great and the decor definitely unique, which is a huge plus considering the vast number of bars that look similar to each other. The cheese and meat board...More

Thank Dario S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This second time I went to this pro-Russian/Communist bar, had couple drinks and two Russian thugs approach me, told me to take off my hat and go outside I declined and said no so they threaten me that they will call there friends to beat...More

1  Thank Maximus1K
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I;ve gone a few times over the years. The staff is either great or really not great. I've seen management speak pretty harshly to them on the floor for bad service, which maybe could have been done elsewhere.... it's a nice space, the vodka is...More

Thank Valentina H
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Hi Valentina, We are sorry your last experience was not up to par and hope that we can wow you upon your next visit! We also serve much more than just vodka, if another type of drink appeals to you. Cheers.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a unique setting and worth a stop just to see the interiors. However, we did not stay long. A bit too dark and loud.

Thank carpe_itineris
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A group of friends and I had an absolutely amazing night here. We showed up without a reservation and the staff was incredibly helpful and accommodating. The decor is beautiful and feels glamorous and cool. They had some musicians walking through the lounge playing jazz...More

Thank Emma B
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Hi Emma, Thank you for the feedback and we are so glad you had a great time! Hope to see you soon! (We have Laura, our fabulous burlesque dancer back in on June 17th if you are in the area again!) Every weekend is full...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for a friends birthday party and had an awesome time. The Russian theme is fun with dancers and trumpet players. The drinks are plentiful but pricey. The atmosphere is really great and recommend getting seating on the second floor to truly enjoy the...More

Thank Sameer S
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic chocolate Martinis and appetizers, great service fun place to go with friends. Gets very busy later in evening...

Thank MWMW33
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Since I live in the area always visited. Great place for many years but when we got there there was new staff at front door. I mentioned that we come on regular basis and asked for Tony to have the guy laugh at me and...More

3  Thank BostonKazz
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Hi there. We are sorry your experience was not up to par. We sometimes have different security at the door, and unfortunately, they cannot possibly know all of the regulars. Please call us ahead next time so you can avoid a line up or wait....More

At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Wellington St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-366-0303
  • E-mail
Pravda is a Soviet-themed bar housing over 100 different types of vodka from around the world. Join us for happy hour martinis after work, or indulge in our full menu of Russian-inspired comfort food. For the late night crowd, we offer bottle service, DJs, live musicians, burlesque dancers, and aerialist performances.
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