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Jack Astor's

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Scarborough
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
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580 Progress Ave, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2K2, Canada
+1 416-296-0965
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

If women breasts are main reason to go to a restaurant then Jack Astors is the place for you. Middling food. Attentive service and good tv screens to watch the game

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Thank Adam W
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I hadn't been here since the renovation, and although it's nice to look at, thats where it ends. The menu seems much smaller and prices are definitely much higher. $15 for chicken fingers seems a little much for something so average. Our server was attentive until we placed our order, and after that we never saw her... More 

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Thank Sandra E
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's, responded to this review

Hi lilsandrabig, I'd like to reach out and thank you for your feedback. At Jack's we always strive to deliver the very best dining experience, and I'm so sorry our service was not on point during your visit. We take our food very seriously and use fresh ingredients to make the majority of our meals entirely in-house. Our chicken fingers... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I went for dinner at 530pm and left with my friends at 830pm I left my sunglasses there and I called the next day numerous times speaking to staff who didn't care that I left my sunglasses there and needed them back 1. They were 400.00 2. They were specialized for me to protect my eyes from the sun uvr... More 

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Thank my0pi0ni0n
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's, responded to this review

Hi my0pi0ni0n, Thank you for sharing your feedback. At Jack's we take the needs of our guests very seriously and always do everything in our power to address each request. Whenever our staff come across a lost item they either bring it the lost and found, or to the manager's office for safe keeping. If a guest calls inquiring about... More 

Toronto
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went with kids, wife had veggie burger delicious everything best ever, I had chicken fajitas, sizzling and just well done. Kids had chicken wings (asked for plain came with sauce so they changed for pain then when bill came was charged for 2x chicken wings. Kids also had fresh fruit and Hamburgers. Had to deduct points casue restaurant was freezing... More 

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Thank richblues
Ajax, Canada
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I used to love this location. Went for a girls night & was shocked at the quality of the food/drinks/service. I had some poutine concoction that could only be described as a mess on a plate, my sangria had so little alcohol in it I asked if they had mistakenly brought me juice, my appetizer of calamari so sparce I... More 

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Thank Geneva54
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We were there mid-afternoon so fairly quiet, just for beer and snacks. Good choice of craft beers by flight, pint or pitcher.

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Thank EricLawton
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This place used to be nice to go to, but has declined over the years. The music is played so loud, you can not have a conversation. The food is just mediocre now. I think of it as more or less a bar with food for 20 yr olds. Will never go back

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Thank marcie g
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's, responded to this review

Hi Marcie G, I'd like to reach out and thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear you don't enjoy our newest take on Jack Astor's. As always, we like like to keep the tunes rocking, however our recent renovation has also introduced a larger craft beer program and the ability to bake our bread in-house. Our burgers and... More 

Cedar Park, Texas
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140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Service was excellent especially for a sports bar. Food was good, not great but solidly good. This is the place to catch a game with lots of TV's and one giant one behind the bar. Good social environment and we liked the place. Also had a patio to enjoy the outdoors if you want.

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Thank TJ M
Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday night for dinner. Was told it was a 30-minute wait but it ended up being less than 10-minutes because we were only two people. Typical Jack Astor's with lots of noise and a good mix to the crowd. Our waitress, Erin, was very friendly and accommodating. I had the Buddha slaw with tuna instead of... More 

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Thank SkipNDonna
Darce L, Marketing at Jack Astor's, responded to this review

Hi SkipNDonna! Thanks for your feedback! I'm so glad to hear that you felt well cared for by our team of hosts and the one and only Erin! Service is our top priority and we all work together to bring you the very best dining experience. If you love our food but are trying to save a few dollars, then... More 

Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Have been to other Jack Astors before, the portions are much smaller at this location than remembered. Possibly better if you pick other items, but the shrimp tacos had one shrimp in each taco. Even the beef taco had minimal meat. Lobster and crab dip was mostly mayo and little to no crab or lobster. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Bav20
Darce L, Marketing at Jack Astor's, responded to this review

Hi Bav20, Thanks for the feedback! I’m so sorry your meal was not as awesome as it could have been. At Jack’s we’re all about great food and I hope next time your meal is as tummy friendly as the staff! Please email us at social@sircorp.com so we can get in touch and see how we can make this up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 Progress Ave, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2K2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-296-0965

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Scarborough

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Scarborough
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 rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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