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Eastside Social

$$ - $$$Seafood,
1008 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
+1 416-461-5663
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian
$$ - $$$
1008 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Eastside (Leslieville) was once a a hidden culinary treasure-chest ... no longer hidden. Eastside Social lives up to the expectation of one of the best of Leslieville. Simply exceptional seafood creations, everything from the octopus, pan seared scallops, and the ricotta lobster gnudi!

Thank leo_ooo
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Good food. Tuesdays are buck an oyster night. Just happened to be going out that evening and hadn’t expected it to be as busy as it was. Kitchen was slammed and service was slow. The wait for oysters was 45 min. when we arrived at...More

Thank alwaysplanahead
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The meals were truly unremarkable. A $20 Scallop entree served with a few stewed cherry tomatoes. And nothing else. Our waitress said that this encourages more side dish orders. So we ordered the Fries - a LARGE bowl bout obviously nobody had bothered to clean...More

1  Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Found this on a list of 15 up & Coming Restaurants in Toronto. This place is a Jewel. Shhhh Don't tell to many people... Loved It!! Service was excellent and very entertaining! Can't name names.. but You know who you are! Everything we ate was...More

Thank Momytiger
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic and fun night at Eastside Social with great friends! Loved the crispy Kung pao salad and the marinated olives! Delicious cocktails and wines. Will definitely return.

Thank fourtomlinsons
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

So glad to have stumbled across Eastside Social on a Friday night - was a fantastic restaurant with excellent food, decor and service! We started with the grilled octopus, which was cooked to perfection and the vinegraitte was a lovely addition. The sea salt fries...More

Thank forthekellofit
Reviewed November 28, 2017

First time at this restaurant on a recommendation. We were not disappointed!!! The food was delicious and half price wine didn't hurt either!!! Our waiter, Marty, was awesome - very attentive, funny and a pleasure to serve us. I highly recommend this restaurant for casual...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed November 23, 2017

They have delicious fish tacos, scallops and shrimp (good, but small portions) Good fries. Very tasty pasta. Like all restaurants today the noise level was high. I assume that putting tables so close together that it increases the noise plus the music. Takes away from...More

Thank torontobiggs1
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Ate there on a Friday early evening in the restaurant proper. The Good: -The grilled octopus, fish tacos, bread and fries were tasty and the portions were more than ample. -The waiter was funny, helpful and suitably attentive. -The food was served in a timely...More

1  Thank fivetone32
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Returned to this restaurant after about three years. It is a combination of a local pub like hangout and a relaxed dining room with a hidden back patio which unfortunately was too cool to sit at at the end of September. We were the first...More

Thank CrazyCanuck2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-461-5663
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