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The Black Dog Pub

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) #1,849 of 6,824 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ Bar, Pub, Canadian
87 Island Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1C 2P6, Canada
+1 416-286-4544
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
87 Island Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1C 2P6, Canada
Neighbourhood: Scarborough
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As usual a great place for dinner or just drinks. I had caesar salad and crab cakes, Sorry but the crab cakes were like deep fried hockey pucks. Please make your own, you have talented chefs. My desert was key lime pie, the best I...More

Thank SUNRISE109
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant, which is in a separate area from the pub bar, is in a comfortable area decorated in the old English style and has a fire place. They have a good selection on the menu and I am also pleased with the food and...More

Thank mikeheydon13
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Came to listen to the music and were refused at the door because we had out of state ID's. A total waste of time and the people at the door were incredibly rude. If you are from out of town, definitely don't waste your time...More

Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is lovely family restaurant. Homely atmosphere. Very good restaurant Nice food good entertainment and good service. They do have live entertainment twice a week.

Thank Navina25
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Worn interior, pretentious servers who didn't give a sh.t about our table. Order the pork chop dinner promoted as over 1lb of meat. When it came there was a little tiny chop on my plate. Called the girl over who shrugged and said 'Oh well'....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 27 December 2016

So the servers here are great. The decor is cosy, traditional pub-ish, but sadly the wallpaper is torn off in places throughout the restaurant area, it needs a bit of freshening up. They have an extensive menu, but it's not cheap and it's not really...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in at the Black Dog Pub today to enjoy lunch together. There are plenty of food and beverage options and our meals were wonderful. This is definitely a delightful place to visit and enjoy. Our server was attentive and friendly....More

Thank Cliff G
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I would like to like this place, I really would. But every time I decide to give it a second chance it bombs again. The service is just this side of polite although it seemed that "regulars" got much friendlier treatment than we did. The...More

Thank Zephyr5154
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the place with my friends and we all enjoyed their food and great beer. Good customer service and the service was fast. It's packed most of the time and getting a parking spot is not easy. It has a warm friendly ambience. Liked the...More

Thank Manoj_Jayawardana
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had dinner here with a large group of 14 people to celebrate a friend's birthday. The place is very welcoming and as we had a reservation, we were able to be seated quickly. The food was very good for everyone. I had the calamari as...More

Thank HungryTarHeel
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a
district heavily influenced by immigration. With a
number of low-rent shopping and dining options making
it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one
of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise
green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for
bargains and discounts. It also draws in
photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous
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Do they serve a "club" sandwich?
10 June 2016|
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Response from Jamie-Sadie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, although their menu is extensive. Check out the menu tab on their website. blackdogpub.tv Hope that helps. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Island Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1C 2P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-286-4544
  • E-mail