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Ben Wicks Restaurant

424 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3A2, Canada
+1 416-961-9425
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good11%
  • Average45%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
24 Jun 2015
“no longer exists”
14 Jan 2013
“Not quite ready for Prime Time!”
Closed Now
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International, British
424 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3A2, Canada
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

This place is now called The Local Gest - a great restaurants run by 4 great people - good food and atmosphere

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Cozy neighborhood place. Cuisine doesn't shine but they make you feel comfortable. Pub grub without the flair. Hand formed burger was prepared as ordered. Fries were hot and crisp. Friend's shepherd's pie was hearty and steaming hot. Won't soon make Toronto's top 100 but good...More

Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Food was very good, company was nice and the location is prime to my room. I liked the atmosphere of the place and the bartender and waitress were on the ball. Thanks for a nice time

Thank Gisele F
Reviewed 24 November 2012

We went there late on Grey Cup Friday and we were the only ones there. It's a nice place with lots of soft seating and agood layout. The restaurant was closed, which was annoying, so we just stayed for a drink. I think it would...More

Thank CanadaMoi
Reviewed 26 July 2012

The cartoonist Ben Wicks made it famous, but Robert makes it fun. David runs the kitchen and makes the pub food great. Every time I go back to Toronto I stop in - it is my home away from home. Cold beer, great friends, good...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2012

Good atmosphere, typical pub and decent prices. The food itself was very good and good value for money. The menu was varied, good portion size and I can thoroughly reccommend the "Fish and Chips". What did stand out was plenty of room, quiet areas, good...More

Thank Donks1947
Reviewed 10 December 2011

Great service & food. Enjoyed going there on our trips to Toronto. Thanks Robert, Benoit & David for making us feel like regulars - Hans & Dixie

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Reviewed 2 May 2008

Comfy sofa seating.

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Reviewed 8 April 2008

Comfy atmosphere. By the same folks as much pricier Town Grill just up the street.

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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
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15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Parliament St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-961-9425
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