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245 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 3B7
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Methods of Payment:

  • American Express
  • Interac
  • Visa
  • Traveler's Cheque

Rates:

  • $11 To $25,
The Granite Brewery has been brewing fine ales and great food at the corner of Eglinton and Mt. Pleasant for 18 years. Enjoy one of their 10 hand crafted ales brewed on site along with a delicious meal at a great price. The Granite Brewery is an affordable and unique location for group functions from office parties to wedding receptions. They have ample free parking, a rarity in Toronto, several rooms inside and two patios including a private courtyard garden - an oasis in the city. Inside you can relax by the fireplace or watch the game on the big screen in the bar. The chefs at The Granite Brewery will delight every palate with a large and varied menu. Not just a brewery, they have a full liquor and wine selection. Enjoy your next event at The Granite Brewery and create lasting memories. more...

Opening Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Restaurant type

  • Restaurant,
  • Beer Store,

Cuisine type

  • Canadian Cuisine,
  • Brunch,
  • American Cuisine,

Dishes

  • Pasta,
  • Pizza,
  • Hamburger,

Features

  • Breakfast,
  • Restaurant With Parking,
  • Restaurant With Party Services,
  • Restaurant With Terrace,
  • Wheelchair-accessible Restaurant,

Atmosphere

  • Casual,
  • Family,

Products and Services

  • Award Win,
  • Event,
  • Hotel Nearby,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

Meet the owner

In Canada’s largest city, where everyone walks fast, talks fast and even eats fast, the local pub is a welcome refuge from the daily grind. Granite Brewery is that small slice of sanity in North Toronto.

A family friendly British-style pub, Granite Brewery has been packing them in since 1991 when veteran pub master Ron Keefe first opened its doors for business. Not only is it family friendly, it’s family operated. Ron’s son Sam (pictured above) is the marketing manager, while Sam’s sister and brother are the brewers.

To explain why Granite Brewery is so popular, Sam sums it up in two words: great beer. Proud of the fact that they’ve been making craft beers long before they became trendy, Sam points out that with 14 beers on tap and 25 beer recipes regularly brewed, the neighbourhood brew pub has attracted a loyal following of customers for over two decades. Pretty impressive given that the immediate area boats a half dozen other English themed pubs.

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  • Atmosphere: 2.5/5
  • Food: 2/5
  • Service: 3/5
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Adriana N
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gret! would return very soon

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Restaurantica12
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Granite Brewery Rock Solid

We've been to the Granite Brewery a number of times as the food is always fantastic with generous portions. In addition to the delicious food, they have a good selection of their own brews. We especially enjoyed their Ringwood, a delightful blonde. There are different atmospheres for different tastes, but at the Granite Brewery they have several to choose from. Two excellent patios, a bar, and a family restaurant area, all designed for comfort. The rear patio looks particularly amazing, but as it was raining, we'll just have to wait until next time to try it out. It should also be noted that the Granite Brewery has free parking with easy access. The Granite Brewery gets our highest recommendation and we will be back soon.

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I go to Granite often and always receive a warm...

I go to Granite often and always receive a warm welcome and the best service. The servers are well trained and attentive. As for the food the drink aspect, they do pub food very well, I wouldn't expect fine dining from them. The beer is brewed on-site and is made in a traditional English style. This means the beer is not carbonated and is served only slightly chilled. I always love going to granite, The patio is amazing in the summer and the fire is toasty in the winter.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 5/5
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The service was slow and I didn't receive my RARE...

The service was slow and I didn't receive my RARE steak until more than an hour and a half when everyone in my party had all but finished. I politely asked for the entire time for a glass of water and no-one had the time-finally the manger explained that they cannot give everyone water as they don't have enough glasses. (The restaurant was at one-third capacity) However she did give me a glass of water and took the inedible soup off the tab as they would not make another one-as they said it was not freshly made-it's already prepared and packaged. I wasn't surprised as the vegetables are all frozen or canned. The washroom had not been cleaned and there was a mess in one of the stalls. The waitress laughed when I told her and shrugged. Funnily enough, the Restaurant Decor is rather nice and the location is ideal. I was impressed that they offered free underground parking for their patrons however given the other factors I will not return.

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 1/5
Service: 1/5
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July 20, 2017

Great as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 20, 2017

We had a great time. The food the service and the atmosphere was great. Only one hiccup, it was hard to find the underground parking. Other than that;We'll be back!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 17, 2017

My friend did not make it last Saturday so I have reserved it again this Saturday @ @ pm for 2

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 17, 2017

Once again, The Granite Brewery delivered good service, atmosphere, and, food. The staff as always, were extremely gracious and accommodating. I have been there many times, and my gathering with a friend this past Sunday counts as another great visit. They are my go-to place. I am a vegetarian, and usually my dining companions are not. There are many options to keep us all happy and stuffed! I highly recommend a visit. And, p.s. the beer is awesome also!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 14, 2017

The food was fantastic as was the service. Our waitress Judy was excellent and made us feel at home. Will definitely be back. Loved the atmosphere. Druce, Margaret, David and Barbara.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 9, 2017

lovely and comfortable in the back courtyard

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

June 21, 2017

Great place, staff was very nice and accommodating, atmosphere was nice and unique. Highly recommend this place to anyone.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 19, 2017

Great experience!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 19, 2017

Just a little busy seated near Father's day buffet, but overall was very satisfied.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 18, 2017

Very nice place. Food was great!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 4, 2017

Out with good friends and our kids. Server was wonderfully friendly & responsive. Food came quickly and was as good as ever. Best veggie burger/fries in the neighbourhood - and we have been searching. Love the rotating beer selection. Thanks for another enjoyable family Friday pub night.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 15, 2017

We had made a reservation online, but they didn't have a record of it. I showed my email confirmation and they were able to get me a table. The hostess was nice and our server was excellent. Recommended.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

May 7, 2017

Huge portions - great food and great beer ! Highly recommend.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 19, 2017

Service was great at the start - enjoyed the meal and beer, but at the end we seemed to have been forgotten and it was quite a while before we could even get a check to pay, which left us a little bit disappointed. It was also quite loud.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 2/5

February 26, 2017

We were looking forward to this dinner as we wanted to have again the wings, which I remembered to be awesome from an earlier visit. While they were still huge, like the first time, all 3 pounds we ordered came grossly overcooked. Either that, or for some reason they were very dry and chewy. All three people at the table that tried them had exactly the same comment, so it was definitely not a subjective impression. We were struck by the renovations, definitely made the place look a bit better than before, however we also thought the lighting could have been turned down a bit. It felt we were in some banquet hall.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 4/5

February 10, 2017

First time there . Enjoyed the meal immensely!

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 6, 2017

We went for Winterlicious 2017 and were...underwhelmed. Our reserved table was right beside the door and, even though there was a half wall, we were cold the entire time. The food was lackluster. For the appetizers, I had the mushroom and goat cheese salad, which is something I could have put together myself. My boyfriend ordered the bacon-wrapped jalapenos; he was very disappointed when he only got two. The main course was sup-par; we both got the smoked prime rib. For some reason, they gave one of us a sweet potato or pumpkin (couldn't tell which) mash. Although dessert was on the small side, it tasted fine. It would have been nice to know prior to going that Granite provides free parking for customers; spent $5 at the GreenP.

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

January 30, 2017

Had a great Winterlicious dinner here!! Great selection of craft beers and wines!

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

January 29, 2017

It was an awesome Winterlicius experience. I'd strongly recommend this place to my friends.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

January 16, 2017

Granite is hands down our favourite restaurant to go to. There is something for everyone and it is all delicious.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 4, 2017

Great food, great service, I'll be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 20, 2016

Great food - big serving sizes Great drinks - excellent craft beers but you can't beat Peculiar. The Granite would be my local if I lived in Toronto

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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