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CC Lounge & Whisky Bar

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$$ - $$$,
45 Front St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B3, Canada
+1 416-362-4777
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  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
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Bar, Canadian
$$ - $$$
45 Front St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to be ( even after work), cool drinks 🥃, great people and super friendly staff. Happy hour till 19:19. absolutely recommend in downtown Toronto. Menu is very limited- but good!

Thank Raptor R
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, The CC Team

Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've been here a few times. They have a great selection of whiskey and I'm a bourbon drinker so... what can I say. Canada is not normally the land of great bourbon selections. The CC Lounge is nice and intimate but also has a DJ...More

Thank Nan N
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I will start off by saying that the service was excellent. I booked a booth at this place two months in advance. It had a $650 minimum spend. However we had a few no shows and many people who arrived weren't drinking so we actually...More

Thank TaliToronto
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi there! Thank you so much for the feed back! We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself, and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Ashley Kerrigan Director of Corporate Events & Business Development CC Lounge & Whisky Bar 45 Front Street East...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The server was great. The atmosphere might have been great at a later hour were we sampling Scotch. Alas we were not. Mussels are a simple extravagance. Yet here we were presented with rubber like texture. The Fish Tacos defined blandness. Doubtless the empty room...More

Thank Crctrip
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I love my whisky, so when Mrs J and I were in town on holiday we did a little research and decided to come here for drinks one night. The decor is wonderful and relaxing, and the music is funky yet chilled. The perfect combination....More

2  Thank GhostJacuzzi
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great staff, atmosphere, food, and drink selections. The staff very knowledgeable and courteous. They actually made recommendations to suit individual needs which was great. Would highly recommend the brisket tacos as well, they were fantastic.More

1  Thank Andrew H
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hi Andrew, Thanks for taking time to write a review~ happy to hear you enjoyed yourself! The historian does a great job tailoring whiskies towards preferences and the staff are wonderful about getting to know your individual tastes to create the perfect cocktail. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

When I arrived a bunch of my friends were already there. I ordered a gin & soda right away from the bar towards the back and then walked up to the front where my friends were. When I took a sip, it tasted terrible. I...More

Thank ilovedgreece
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi there, Sorry to here you did not enjoy your gin and soda! Like many bars and restaurants we have a protocol when pouring alcoholic beverages (it all has to be counted from where it is poured). I know our bartender would have been happy...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Stopped in for Happy Hour bargains and ended up learning a bit about Canadian Whisky. Staff was friendly and knowledgable and excited to introduce us to some interesting stuff that isn't readily available in the States.More

1  Thank Craig G
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Craig, Thanks for stopping by! We're proud carriers of Canadian whisky and we have a great collection of whiskies from all over the world. Happy to hear you learned a little about our heritage. On your next visit be sure to stop by the...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Came in on Friday night after work for a few drinks with some colleagues and ended up staying till 2am !. Great atmosphere great place ! Well done .

2  Thank legabo
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Legabo, It's funny how one drink can turn into a night of fun!! Thanks for coming by and we look forward to serving you again soon :)

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went back on a Saturday night as it is one of my regular places to be. Did not make a reservation for bottle service and they were fully booked however the host at the door did their best to accomedate my group and set up...More

2  Thank BostonKazz
CC Lounge W, Manager at CC Lounge & Whisky Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi BostonKazz, Thanks for taking time to write a review. We love our regular customers and we're happy to accommodate you, as well as everyone who comes by! We always recommend a reservation on the weekends, especially Saturdays but as you've experienced we can accommodate...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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$31
Bar, Canadian
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Front St E, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-362-4777
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CC Lounge is located in the heart of downtown Toronto in the beautiful St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood. Our restaurant and whisky lounge is built within the historic Beardmore building, dating back to 1841. Chef Brent Richardson's focus at CC Lounge lies in preparing simple and delicious comfort food tailored for family-style service. Whether you're planning a festive standing reception, a cozy seated dinner or a casual gathering in our bar, you'll discover the menu offers a variety of delicious food.
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