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Restaurant type

  • Bar,


  • Fast Food,


  • Casual,
  • Loud,

Products and Services

  • Ontario Wines,
  • Ontario Craft Beer,
  • Spirits,
  • Foods,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
181 Bathurst St Main, Toronto, ON M5T 2R7
Useful Information

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

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  • $5 To $15,

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You may be greeted by a cluster of plaid-clad, tatted-up hipsters upon entering the infamous Queen West hotspot, 416 Snack Bar, and you may have to wait a bit for your table, but don't let that hinder you. These skilled bartenders and servers are Toronto's service industry vets, with skill and Toronto counter-culture style to spare.

Plates of east coast oysters, a bottle of bubbly from the Beamsville Bench, a myriad of snacks with Toronto’s vast multicultural influence and matching sets of young beautiful Torontonians lining every industrial-grade concrete surface; these glimpses of a new, trendy Canadiana are what you’ll witness at 416 Snack Bar.

Owners Adrian Ravinsky and Dave Stewart met as wee ones in preschool, but it wasn’t until junior high that the two became the close friends they are today. At the age of 16, the two chums had their first industry jobs together at an Italian joint on St. Clair. It was there that they fought and clawed their way from busboys to bartenders.  Dave and Adrian would end up going in separate directions, working for Toronto resto-bigwigs like Jamie Kennedy and Susur Lee.

But eventually, the two decided to venture out on their own to create the bar they’d always envisioned. After five years of squirreling away tips and a handy line of credit, 416 Snack Bar was opened on a shoe string budget.

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