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
Useful Information

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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    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

    Server was great. Nice, efficient and personable.

    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

    July 22, 2019

    Food was terrible. Hash brown, like a frozen patty from the freezer. Fruit was 2 quarters of orange slapped on the plate. Was embarrassed to have brought a friend to eat there.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 1/5

    Service: 4/5

    July 20, 2019

    Great meal. The patio, right beside the lake was perfect. Will visit again. Thanks!

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 17, 2019

    Awesome view of lake and great setvice

    Ambiance: 4/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 14, 2019

    The location of this place is great. But thats about it. The DJ’s music was not great and it was way too loud for a Saturday morning. The hostess was not very nice and we had to prompt her to give us a kids menu despite clearly being with a kid. We were told (late) that about 4 items of the menu were not available. The food we ordered was just ok. One of the items (soup) was inedible. Service was terrible, no cutlery, no one around to ask for it, once we asked for things our request was ignored. Had to walk up to the servers to request what we needed. Same thing when trying to get our bill. Had to walk up to the register to pay because our request for the bill was ignored by two different servers. Brutal. Wont go back. And its a shame, because its such a lovely place.

    Ambiance: 3/5

    Cuisine: 2/5

    Service: 2/5

    July 14, 2019

    Service was great until near the end where we waited for the bill a long time and then again for the server to let us pay. excellent location on the water, wonderful staff, food great. Manager extremely helpful and supportive of staff and clientele. Recommend this place.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 4/5

    Service: 3/5

    July 11, 2019

    Nice patio. Drink too expensive for me.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

    July 10, 2019

    Great service. All staff made us feel welcomed and it's great to see that they lend a hand to help each other when needed.

    Ambiance: 5/5

    Cuisine: 5/5

    Service: 5/5

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