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The Thirsty Duck

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) #2,520 of 7,009 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ , ,
972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“donair” (6 reviews)
“duck burger” (3 reviews)
“wings” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed 7 May 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

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 1 May 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 8 April 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 21 March 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 12 March 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 17 January 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
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Thanksgiving and close to our rental. Was not expecting a quaint place like this open but it was and I we were happy. I had the open face turkey (after all it was Thanksgiving!) and my wife had the Ceaser Salad. I had one of...More

Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I lie this place not only for the location - I can easily walk over - but also for the good staff and great customers. This is a good spot to have a bite at the bar, and you will have no problem striking up...More

Thank George Randall H
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We popped by for an early dinner. I do love their wines by the glass. The Malbec was really good. I had the wings, and a small Caesar salad. My husband had the Thirsty Duck Burger. All the dishes were once again fresh, and prepared...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

When everything else is perfect and they remedy the problem in record time, you don't want to ding them for it. We were impressed with the decor right off the bat- cozy, intimate with a mix of high tables, regular tables and booths. The wine...More

Thank Ginette P
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
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