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...
  • less...

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

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Rates:

  • $11 To $25,

Methods of Payment:

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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    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 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

    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 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

    Server was great. Nice, efficient and personable.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    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

    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

    July 25, 2019

    The sangría was amazing! the nachos were a bit overdone, but not inedible. the rest of the meal, however, was amazing! our server was friendly and helpful [my friend was very late arriving and I never felt rushed while waiting]. I love AtG, but it was a bit noisy as there was a large party on the patio, but it wasn't a deal breaker. it just would have been nice to know so that we may have chosen to sit inside. we'll definitely be back!

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 24, 2019

    I have eaten here twice and both times had the Lobster Benedict and it was delicious. Of course, it helped that both times it was a beautiful day with the sun shining so we were able to sit outside and enjoy the gorgeous view of the lake. The Lobster Benedict paired well with mimosas!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 25, 2019

    Loved the atmosphere on the patio! Our server was great and food was good too. We ordered the calamari, tacos and flatbread to share. I would say the flatbread needs a bit of work. The dough was a bit too thin so it was getting mushy and falling apart with all the toppings. Might need to be switched to a better base. Other than that, the other items were tasty and we enjoyed the vibe. We would return again!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 21, 2019

    Poor service. Slow and disorganized despite the restaurant not being busy. Some of the main dishes arrived almost 10 minutes before the rest of the group's main dishes. Likely will not be returning.

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 2/5

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