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Grand Electric

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1330 Queen St W | Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L4, Canada
+1 416-627-3459
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool venue with super refreshing tacos and delicious cocktails. Good place to eat with friends. Make sure you book a table!

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Thank Eleanor H
Oakville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find in Parkdale Village. Small space that can hold 10 at the bar an another 20 some seated. Great variety of tacos and other taqueria favorites (try the wings!)

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Thank Jean-Marc R
Edmonton, Canada
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Grand Electric. Authentic, street tacos in a very cool little place. All the ingredients were fresh and super tasty, from the mushroom, to the cauliflower, to the spicy chicken tacos, it was all great. To top it off, the little pies in a cup had tons of great flavour. We tried both the key lime and the coconut... More 

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Thank JanetKawchuk
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's get the only bad point out the way...you will have to queue or wait, period. However, if you ask the staff nicely, they will take your details and text you when a table is available. Upon arrival you'll be treated to a medley of 90s hip hop gems, the only proviso being it is so loud you won't be... More 

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Thank LeonMarshall
Toronto
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here two-dozen times but am just now taking a minute to ensure everyone understands it is awesome. If you haven't been, you need to go. Menu changes but something for everyone, including vegetarians. Sure, the music and hipster vibe might turn some off, but they are missing out. Amazing food.

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Thank Bino_LAMF
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at our hotel late and needed to find a place to eat after 10 on a week night. Basically, we just went to Grand Electric because it was close, and still open. I was flabbergasted by the quality of the food. The tacos are fantastic. I had to get our tortilla chips to go because they were so... More 

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Thank Crystal M
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I loved my visit to Grand Electric. We went to celebrate a friends graduation from school. The food was awesome (the ceviche was to die for)! The atmosphere is great, just a bit crowded. I found their tables were just a bit too close together and for a restaurant where you share food, the tables were a bit too small.... More 

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Thank Alyssa L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to go with friends. Reasonable cost. Decor is avg at best. But main food items r very good & tasty. Mostly BBQ. Sausage is great. My only complaint is not serving coffee at end of the meal & crappy desert selection. They want u out! Would go back but save time to go to a cafe.

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Thank David P
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Tacos are a popular dish and there are plenty of restaurants that try to put there spin on it, but not other has succeeded the way Grand Electric has! Their fish tacos are the absolute best. The ambiance is great, although the music volume could be significantly lower.

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Thank Oana M
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

mexican tapas and unfancy decor, but just the right noisy atmosphere to eat well and enjoy your friends and make new ones!

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Thank Allegra F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 Queen St W | Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-627-3459

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

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