Against The Grain Urban Tavern - Harbourfront

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Restaurant type

  • Coffee Shop,
  • Wine Bar,
  • Pub,

Cuisine type

  • Continental,
  • Asian,
  • Canadian Cuisine,
  • Indonesian,
  • American Cuisine,

Dishes

  • Fish,
  • Barbecue,
  • Breakfast,
  • Grill,
  • Hamburger,
  • Sandwich,
    • Seafood,
    • Dessert,
    • Vegan,
    • Vegetarian Cuisine,
  • more...
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Features

  • Take-out,
  • Restaurant With Party Services,
  • Bring Your Own Wine,
  • Oyster Bar,

Atmosphere

  • Trendy,

Products and Services

  • Cuisine Contemporaine,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 0B5
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

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Rates:

  • $11 To $25,

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Ratings & Reviews - Against The Grain Urban Tavern - Harbourfront

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linoluison022885
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Food is consistently excellent. Our waitress, Natasha, was awesome - friendly, efficient, and attentive. This is why we keep going back for an affordable but tasty meal.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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shan7644
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The view is beautiful but the service was absolutely awful and the food was only average. The drinks are good though. Good place to just come for a drink and enjoy the view.

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October 19, 2019

We were disappointed that the first cider brought to the table was flat . The server was ambivalent about changing it although he did . The food was OK although the wings were not hot. We wouldn’t go again unless it was summer and we wanted to sit outside.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 2/5

October 18, 2019

waited over 90mins for food. fries were cold wrong order recevied and one item missing from order

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

October 12, 2019

After the food was served, the waiter disappeared and never came back to see if we needed anything. That was for about an hour. I noticed that it was the same for the other tables. And it definitely was not a busy night. In the end, we even had to go and find the waiter and ask him to bring the cheque.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 2/5

September 23, 2019

Took over 10 minutes after being seated to get water. We ordered drinks right away and also lunch. 15 minutes' later our lunch came, no drinks. Wasn't that busy on patio on such beautiful day. Got strange attitude on paying. Will not rush back here.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 1/5

September 16, 2019

Great setting, attentive service, delicious food and beautiful music!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 9, 2019

The waiter was sweet and so good. Great location and very good food!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

September 5, 2019

A lovely evening. Beautiful surroundings and our waitstaff was very friendly and accommodating to our requests. We would definitely return.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

September 2, 2019

I had the lobster Benedict and it was quite lovely however I did feel that the portion of lobster meat was quite small and it could have been a bit more liberal with the portion. I also opted for the dill potato salad and it really didn't have much flavour. I left most of it. We had a pitcher of the Rose Sangria which was lovely. The musical trio was also a nice added touch to the grey day at the waterfront.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

September 2, 2019

Very dirty! Tables were sticky, floors looked like they hadn't swept or mopped in years! The food was LOUSY! Ordered chicken wings, clearly says on the menu that they come with carrots AND Celery (no celery in sight) and the wing coming was soggy and they tasted like they were boiled.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

August 30, 2019

It was a great night with a friend the service, food, and atmosphere made the night Thank you.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 25, 2019

No service training. Table maintenance was non existence. No sat check, took 30 minutes for eggs. Mgmt needs to train the service staff to be attentive to all tables not just the loud drinkers

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 1/5

August 21, 2019

Very friendly and attentive server

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 22, 2019

music was a bit loud on our end of the patio; most of the meal was tasty, but my burger was a way overcooked, little hockey puck.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

August 19, 2019

The young lady who attended to us was amazing!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 14, 2019

Step it up.

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

August 11, 2019

Our waiter was attentive and hilarious. Great view and the food was tasty! Highly recommend!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

Wonderful view of the lake

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

Good steak does not need gravy - if it is good meat, it will stand on its own. Gravy or jus is only needed to hide inferior cuts, and ours, though rare, was tough. For the price, this was not what should have been served.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 5/5

August 12, 2019

Our server was the best. He even gave the steak on house coz the kitchen messed up our order. Will sure visit this place. My date loved the this place.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 11, 2019

Lovely staff. Great patio on the water.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

August 4, 2019

Very attractive staff

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

August 1, 2019

Can't wait to come back and have another of those amazing burgers!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

July 30, 2019

Great food, great waiting staff, but food took long

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

July 29, 2019

Very accommodating when wanting to move from a sunny spot to a shady spot.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

July 29, 2019

The server was Stephen and he was great :)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 29, 2019

I was here several years ago and loved the food and service and setting. Now it’s just the setting. Food was barely okay. Service was friendly but distracted. Not going back.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 2/5

July 29, 2019

Server was great. Nice, efficient and personable.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 29, 2019

Outstanding service and food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 29, 2019

Our table wait staff (Sarah) was great -- she had a sense of humour and responded well to any requests. Kitchen staff who delivered our 3 meals was polite but not great on service. One meal was quite a bit later, to the point we were about to inquire. And one meal was missing the potatoes, again we had to ask, although Sarah picked that up just after we asked the kitchen delivery staff.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 3/5

July 26, 2019

Server very pleasant but too busy and rushed. Atmosphere very noisy and tables too close together to have a conversation. Food mediocre. HUsband's cobb salad was thrown together and impossible to eat with runny eggs..Big zero on that. My buddha bowl was great but too big so I asked server for take-away and he came and dropped container on table. He should have done it in kitchen. I was mortified. Too expensive. Not going back.

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

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