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Village Idiot Pub & Grill

€€ - €€€, ,
126 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W2, Canada
+1 416-597-1175
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“piri piri” (2 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
€€ - €€€
126 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice popular pub offering a good choice of home-made meals and beers at a reasonable price. Attentive and efficient service.

Thank ulrichschmidt
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

A couple of out of town friends & I stopped in for a drink (or two) after visiting the AGO. As a local, I’ve often seen the pub but hadn’t had an opportunity to pop in. We were treated like gold even though we didn’t...More

Thank Ginette P
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Stopped in here for lunch after a morning at AGO, as they are right across the street from each other. We had a variety of foods, including a delicious special of pulled pork, a fabulous take on grilled cheese and bacon, and a good (if...More

1  Thank Justus5NY
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Ten year ago the pub has outstanding selection of beer. Today, after the Canadian microbrewery revolution, the selection is not unique but still is great. And the pub has great location - just next to the AGO.

Thank Constantin F
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Our server started off as nice, always bringing us water refills and bringing the food quick, but when it came time for the bill, she was petty at best. My boyfriend and I came here from NS on our first trip together. My mom decided...More

Thank sashagvh01
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Have been there for a beer and a dinner. More beer than dinner though. Certainly worth checking out of you prefer European beer brands. One of a handful of Toronto's bars which serve European beer on tap.

Thank Igor I
Reviewed 11 February 2018

My girlfriend and I went here for dinner and will definitely go back. The staff are really friendly, they have a massive beer selection, and the fish and chips are really similar to what you can expect of authentic British fish and chips. Definitely recommend...More

Thank samdelgrande
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The food is great. The piri piri burger is yummy. Staff is friendly. The penne pollo is also delicious. Has a great selection of beers. We love going to this pub.

Thank Sadafkarim2013
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I stopped here (corner of McCaul and Dundas) for lunch on my way back from Chinatown and Kensington Market. It’s mostly a pub, featuring a wide variety of beers, but they also had a good pasta menu, including my favorite, pasta al pesto, which came...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Have not been here for a long, long time but were re-assured when we walked in the door we were back in a "comfortable" pub. Nothing much has changed in those years, thank goodness!!! A friendly welcome and the massive beer list provided a terrific...More

1  Thank Doug W
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 McCaul St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1W2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-597-1175
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