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25 Dockside Dr, Toronto, ON M5A 0B5
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Opening at 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rates:

  • $11 To $25,

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

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,
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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,

Ratings & Reviews - Against The Grain Urban Tavern - Harbourfront

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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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    June 25, 2019

    Food quality and taste must improve! The restaurant has a superior location complete view of harborfront and the food they serve is mediocre.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 4/5

    June 23, 2019

    Reasonable prices, Great location and friendly staff. Menu is not big but got some good dishes. Great for beers.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    June 23, 2019

    Excellent visit ! I like the new menu - awesome jerk chicken :)

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    June 17, 2019

    Excellent server with lots of friendly suggestions!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    June 6, 2019

    loved it

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 4/5

    June 7, 2019

    We went for a small birthday meal just the two of us. It was wonderful the waitress had great suggestions of wine we should have, it was excellent. The food was fantastic. Crispy deep fried chicken so juicy inside and crunchy on the skin. The fries were super enjoyable.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 27, 2019

    We all had a great day and really enjoyed the food and mimosas, it was all priced well too!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 25, 2019

    Great location by the lake, not crowded on Friday night. Amazing beer, food a bit too spicy for us.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    May 21, 2019

    This is a really nice spot to chill with friends. Although I think their machine was broken for the drinks. That's why I'm giving the service 3 Stars

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 3/5

    May 2, 2019

    The person who greeted us said they didn't have our reservation even though I did and I even confirmed it by email the day before. But since it wasn't that busy, we were seated at a table right away. This was a work lunch so we didn't have a ton of time. It took 30 mins for our orders to be taken (the original server never came back and I had to go search for someone myself to take our order). Our food arrived exactly an hour later since we were originally seated. One of us ordered nachos as their main so since the rest of food took so long to be served, the nachos were cold by the time they came out with the rest of the order (+ the sheer amount of cayenne pepper that was dumped on the nachos also didn't help).

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 1/5

    May 2, 2019

    We had excellent service and when one of us left an item behind, a staff member followed us into the foyer of the Corus building to make sure we got it back immediately. Our salads and blackened tuna tacos were delicious (though the tofu on one salad was a little dry, if I'm being honest).

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    April 20, 2019

    Nice and friendly. Place was very quiet so pleasant. Food was ok.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 4/5

    April 1, 2019

    We had a really good time! Everything was great!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    March 27, 2019

    Expensive $60 for two salads with chicken and one small draft beer.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 3/5

    March 3, 2019

    Great

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 25, 2019

    It’s a must for brunch

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 17, 2019

    Overall location was fun. Service was terrible It was the worst steak I’ve ever had in my life. There was only 2 other tables in the whole place and we never even got asked how are food was.

    Ambiance: 2/5

    Cuisine: 1/5

    Service: 1/5

    February 18, 2019

    Amazing and delish!!!! Services was great. Lovely time.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    February 15, 2019

    Friendly staff and an excellent experience overall!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    January 28, 2019

    I had to keep looking for the server to get more water.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 2/5

    January 13, 2019

    As soon as we arrived someone greeted us and directed us to a great table by the window. Our waiter was attentive to our needs. The food tasted great . There was a misunderstanding on one dish but it was corrected very quickly. Will definitely go back.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 9, 2018

    Our server on the night of December 8th was absolutely phenomenal! She catered to all our needs so professionally and politely and the food was great! This was for my 21st birthday dinner and me and my friends were very satisfied. Would highly recommend to others! Thank you

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    December 2, 2018

    Great service

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    October 26, 2018

    Food excellent and my only regret is that I did not leave our server a bigger tip. He was amazing. I am going back for the food and to leave an envelope for him!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    October 11, 2018

    Excellent! We had a great time!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    October 1, 2018

    We all ordered eggs medium. All came hard boiled Slabs of bread was excessively thick.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 5/5

    September 17, 2018

    If there was steak knife with the ribs, it will be much easier to eat! Lol , the watermelon G&T was great !

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 5/5

    September 17, 2018

    Very Nice place

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 4/5

    September 10, 2018

    It was an excellent experience. We chose to sit outside and the view is absolutely gorgeous. It is definitely value for money.. Highly recommended..

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    August 22, 2018

    Location, Location, LOCATION! That's why we went, and if we return, that will be why we return. The food was SO-SO. We waited a very long time for our order to be delivered - much longer than surrounding tables. By the time it came, the restaurant was nearly empty and it was almost completely dark outside (we were on the patio). There were no candles on tables, but our servers did their best to provide candles/low lighting when we asked (but we had to ask). Our server - Natasha - was lovely. I don't think it was her fault that the meals took so long to arrive. She was friendly, knowledgeable of the menu, helpful and accommodating. All of that said, the calibre of the food itself and the slow delivery, will not compel us to return.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 3/5

    Service: 3/5

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