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777B Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C8
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Open now 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Rates:

  • $11 To $25,

Opening Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Cuisine type

  • Irish,
  • Brunch,

Features

  • Restaurant With Terrace,

Atmosphere

  • Casual,
  • Family,

Products and Services

  • Open Sunday,
  • Daily Special,
  • Event,
  • Big Screen Tv,
  • Satellite Tv,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

Ratings & Reviews - Pogue Mahone Restaurant

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  • Atmosphere: 4/5
  • Food: 4/5
  • Service: 4/5
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MarkAllen
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Adequate pub. No complaints.

Frequented this particular pub thrice, and each time a 3/5. Service is good, food is adequate, beer is cold enough, and the atmosphere is exactly what you would expect. Good enough overall. There are few other large pubs in this area, so I shall return.

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Restaurantica12
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AUTHENTIC IRISH PUB. VERY BUSY PLACE. TOO NOISY!

The first thing i notice when i walked into POGUE MAHONES was that all the waitresses wore plaid thigh-length skirts - i am glad i arrived here! It is a kind of dark place with dark wood all over. Also it is a very busy and noisy place, i can barely hear myself talking. The waiters/waitresses were very attentive as they came back every once in awhile to check on our needs a few times. All of our food arrive fresh and hot. My coffee was fresh and scalding hot, it came in a generous sized mug too. My seafood chowder was hot and it was very creamy, not bad! My chicken wings were satisfactory, no complaints here! Okay now my Grand Spuds with irish-poutine-style sucked!!! The fries had melted cheese and gravy on top, but the freshcut homemade fries, tasted totally off. My friend who had fries in his dish also complained about the fries tasting YUCK! My other friends were very satisfied with their dishes (fish n chips, liver n onions w mashed potato, chicken pot pie w mashed potatoes, jambalaya). Good service, satisfactory food, unpleasant atmosphere (too noisy)... would i visit again? i dont think i will. Overall satisfactory!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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August 23, 2018

It took 45 minutes to receive our food and we all just had sandwiches. No discount or compensation was offered for the delay. The food is pretty good but if you go here, expect to wait a looooooong time. I went for after work drinks a couple months ago and it took over 25 min for the first round of drinks to come. As a result, my colleagues often opt to go somewhere else even though this is the closest place.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 2/5

August 22, 2018

OK, but nothing special.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

August 16, 2018

It was very nice and my business colleagues really enjoyed the lunches they had ordered.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 22, 2018

The giant pretzel is delicious

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 20, 2018

server took more than 35 mins to get orders for drinks, and took even longer to get bills. just very slow with service.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 1/5

July 10, 2018

Server was lovely and friendly; food was great. Only letdown was that I asked to substitute fries for tater tots on my fish and chip order and was informed that there would be a charge for that. What they didn't tell me was that the charge would be the full price of the tater tot appetizer. For that price, I would have just ordered fish and chips and the tater tot appetizer, gotten the fries with the meal and the tots on the side. Instead, I paid extra for less food. Not my idea of a surcharge.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

June 10, 2018

The serving staff are very good, that’s not the issue. We arrived st noon, our food came 50 minutes later, this is far too long. We were told there were 3 larger parties for lunch at the same time. Quite frankly, that’s not my problem and not a good excuse. Delivery of food/ drinks needs to happen in a more timely manner.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 2/5

May 25, 2018

Service was a bit slow on the patio because it was so busy. We were thrilled with our table, though, and the server was lovely.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

May 9, 2018

Environment was friendly, the food was great generous food portions. I would definitely go back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 1, 2018

I specifically asked NOT to be on your mailing list and NOT to receive these emails. Please remove me. The restaurant was fine, but these emails drive me crazy.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

March 30, 2018

Waited more than 40 minutes for food. Service was mediocre and there was no attempt to hurry up even after a number of polite hints/reminders.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 1/5

January 7, 2018

We enjoyed the total experience

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 7, 2017

A bit of a delay getting us seated, but overall experience was good.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

August 13, 2017

Good, but not great. You don't need a reservation for sunday morning - place was empty when we arrived at 11 AM. We had to keep asking for coffee and water refills, food was okay.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

July 29, 2017

Great food and great and great service. Emily was awesome!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 23, 2017

our server dropped a plate of food when she reached our table but was diligent to clean it up right away (not her fault)! however, we were there from 2:30pm until about 4:30pm on Victoria Day Monday and the atmosphere was too quiet and unexciting. food was ok but not extraordinary - fries were oily, soggy and unsalted... burger bun was extremely dry and my top bun cracked in half while holding the burger and it fell apart. the build-your-own-Caesar bar was fantastic and a great idea!!

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

May 15, 2017

Mum and I have a lovely time! Service was great, food was delicious. Highly recommend the smashed avo toast

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 13, 2017

Quick and Friendly service - really great for a work lunch. Food was great too. Would recommend highly.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 8, 2017

Ordered the Enchilada special. Was cold and lacked flavour. I'm going back to try the Crunchy Chicken.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 5/5

February 26, 2017

Run of the mill pub style atmosphere and decor (as expected of a pub...r Friendly, cheerful and efficient service. Low quality food but good range of beers on tap. Good place for end of week celebration (stick to beer - not cocktails) -with colleagues.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 4/5

February 21, 2017

fast service, food excellent

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 10, 2017

Good portions were a little small. But was super great atmosphere and service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

February 5, 2017

Table server was amazing, apologized for one meal not arriving til we inquired and we were all finished remaining meals. She spoke to manager for bill adjustment. The atmosphere was extremely loud -DJ music! Difficult to have conversations. Otherwise good menu now with renovation completed.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 27, 2016

Excellent steak frites, although the fries that day weren't perfect (a bit old--had perfect fries the week before). My colleagues seemed to like their lunch as well--great lobster club and chicken sandwich. Excellent service.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 23, 2016

Great service, nicely renovated pub with lots of natural light coming in the windows and indoor lighting as well, pub pie was delicious! Highly recommended!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 18, 2016

We had a great time--the service was fine! We'll definitely come again!

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

November 23, 2016

VERY Loud. Great place to go if you did not like your dining guest!

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 27, 2016

food was good, service was a bit slow, though group of 11. found the food tasty, group enjoyed it. one had the rhogan josh - but said the curry was cool on edges, so must have been sitting for a while

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 3/5

July 4, 2016

I am visiting from London. We have an office in Toronto and I work with a lot of Brits who are always looking for new pubs near work. I ended up taking a friend for brunch (and to watch the match) to check out the pub before suggesting it to the crew. We were there by 2:30pm, knowing brunch is until 3pm, but were told they stopped servicing it and the $4 ceasar bar already because they started early. It wasn't stated on your website or twitter or anything so we wouldn't have known. We said that to our server but she just shrugged and said "ok you can still have a $4 ceasar but you have to make it yourself". I was prepared to do that anyway but by that point I didn't want to deal with her attitude. My pitcher of draught cider came with loads of ICE in it which I have never experienced in all my years of drinking cider. If you go to any other pub in the city that does pitchers of cider, An Sibin, Scallywags or even Hemmingways etc. you will never see that! Then our food order came. My friend's was cold and mine came with the wrong sauce. Our server seemed to be in a bad mood so we didn't make a fuss but I guarantee I won't be coming back casually, or with work colleagues. You do have a lot of negative reviews on facebook, yelp and tripadvisor etc. dating back to 2009. it would seem that you would have fixed these issues if you cared about repeat and local customers. it's a shame really cos it's a nice pub in a great location and I when I walked in I thought it would be a great place for our big group to watch the Euro final... sorry nope

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 1/5

June 29, 2016

I always meet my friend at Pogue Mahone. We always order Halibut Fish and Chips, my friend has salad on the side and for me instead of French Fries, I have Sweet Potato Fries. Service is always good with sweet smile of the servers and nice atmosphere but sometimes it can be noisy that is why I always choose the tables at the back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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