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The Thirsty Duck

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#2,542 of 7,285 Restaurants in Toronto
$$ - $$$American, ,
972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Lovely rustic decor great food, we had the fish and chips, Chicken wings and the Nachos. The fish was 80% fish 20% batter with hand cut skin on fries. The wings were fall off the bone tender and the Nachos were vegetarian with the corn...More

Thank wordiefoodie
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Best donair in TO ...the evening service is not that friendly...but the food is good. The seating is awkward and they will not let 2 people sit in a booth even when the place is empty...so overall good food but a bit of a weird...More

Thank nolanbolan
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This is close to home and a great spot in the 'hood to hang. The food is very good - I particularly like the fish and chips which I think is the best in the city I have had. They also have good specials....easy place...More

Thank George Randall H
Reviewed August 20, 2017

It is always difficult to write a review of a restaurant based on a single service. When your experience has been bad, you can never be sure if you simply arrived on a bad day for the staff. That said, after a bad experience, why...More

Thank Randall W
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I used to love coming here but it was so terrible today, I felt compelled to write about it. The service was very rude and the menu was so inflexible. Only fried eggs. They won't do scrambled. Seriously. Also no subs if...More

1  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We have been here many times since it opened, and sadly, have to say tonight indicated some serious slippage. First, the service, which had always been engaged and attentive, was blah. Our server was not rude, but was indifferent and not at all engaged in...More

1  Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Doing an errand along Queen East, me and my husband dropped in here for lunch on a sunny Saturday afternoon. He had previously been here, but how had i not come here before now? I love the vibe and interior (dark wood pub with a...More

Thank Sherbetkennal
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The Thirsty Duck is another Irish pub on Queens Street but this one comes with a difference. To begin with it is not a huge sprawling pub. You walk in and you feel like you have come to Mom's kitchen. The Bar area itself fits...More

Thank Mazahir
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Food here is excellent some east coast specials, like the Brothers Pepperoni and the Donair. Salads are great, burgers are juicy, everything is good on the small menu. The have daily lunch specials that change daily. Small groups can be accommodated in a small back...More

Thank Shan C
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went on a Friday night after dinner down the road. It was freezing outside. We felt welcome when we stepped into the warmth and laughter inside The Thirsty Duck. The staff was welcoming and helpful. The atmosphere was lively and comforting. It's a great...More

Thank labbott
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
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