The Loose Moose Tap & Grill
The Loose Moose Tap & Grill

The Loose Moose Tap & Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.theloosemoose.ca/
  • Phone: (416) 977-8840
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Wednesday: 11:30am - 1:00am; Thursday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00am; Sunday: 11:30am - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Beer Garden, American, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Chef Matt Rosen
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
  • Catering: No catering available.
  • Entertainment: Uniquely shaped bar with five 80" TV screens. Live music at our sister bar, The Antler Room, downstairs Wed - Saturday nights.
  • Special Events: Located at 146 Front St. W., and above sister live music bar The Antler Room, The Loose Moose is a stone’s throw from the city’s Financial District and both of Toronto’s major concert and sports venues. With an impressive guest capacity, The Loose Moose can easily accommodate a wide variety of social and corporate events for as many as 800 guests.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Front and University
  • Public Transit: 5 minute walk from Union Station.
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Street parking available on Front Street West. Green P Parking at University and Front Street West. Simcoe Place parking at Simcoe and Front Street West. Both are less than a 5 min walk from the Loose Moose.
A word from The Loose Moose Tap & Grill
Welcome to the new Loose Moose, featuring a brand new menu and the largest draught beer selection in downtown Toronto.

Since pouring our first pint in 1989, a lot has changed at The Loose Moose. And yet, so much has remained the same. Our space is different, but our address isn’t. Our business has grown, but we’re still independent. And now, even with the most draught beers downtown, we’re no beer snobs. Never have been. Never will be.

After all, staying true to yourself is how you make new friends - and keep old ones. Anyone who’s stopped by The Loose Moose to unwind after work, watch the game or make a night of it will tell you the same.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerComfort Food
The Loose Moose Tap & Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
26 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.4
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelEnergetic
73% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (19)vibrant bar scene (10)great for lunch (7)late-night find (6)hot spot (5)neighborhood gem (4)fit for foodies (2)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Was a fun spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Went before the basketball game. Service was good and quick. Food was surprisingly very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great relaxed pre game grub
    Toronto2014
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    Had a great time at Loose Moose! Really good cheeseburger, buzzing atmosphere and great decor. So close to the sports stadium which makes it a perfect pre-game haunt!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a great dinner and great
    ccola
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Had a great dinner and great service! Food came out quickly and was delicious. We had a concert to get to and were a bit early for our reservation so we were worried about having to wait a bit before getting seated, but we got our table right away! Waiter was really fun too. Will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had a great time at the
    JodiB
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    We had a great time at the Loose Moose before heading to the ACC for a concert, the service was very fast and efficient leaving us with enough time to enjoy our food and still made it to the show in time. We had used the OpenTable resource to prebook the table, I would highly recommend this service as the line ups can be long and unpredictable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place, great beer menu!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    We met at the Loose Moose on Saturday before the Rock game at the ACC. It's a great place to meet friends and sample beer - love the little sample size beers and the extensive draught menu. I don't know why, but I'm always surprised by the style and quality of the food at the Loose Moose. It's so much better than standard pub fare.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food bad staff bad scene
    cdens102
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    i hate that the food is so amazing. the staff was horrible. the seating was horrible. but it doesnt matter what i say because it it is so busy with hipsters and loud music no one cares about staff gossip and rude behaviour. unacceptable with a kitchen staff so talented.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Time
    Sleemans
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    A very good experience. Server was on the ball and food was on time and still hot. Nice establishment and atmosphere. I would recommend it and will be back again. Also well priced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Toronto Rock Pre-Game Dinner
    Lawrie
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Great spot to have a drink And dinner before attending a Toronto Rock lacrosse game. Great food and a huge selection of beers to choose from.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too much deep fried
    Lbelle
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    All the food here is junk and the menu is small. Go here for beer and drinks with groups. The food on the menu is good for that, not for a meal
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • so great
    valerie
    Dined on 2/6/2014
    great preview dining to concert venue at acc - tremondous service, great food and fun atmosphere
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The atmosphere was great to
    whiskeygirl
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    The atmosphere was great to go and watch the hockey game on a saturday night. The table was ready promptly and the service was great. Our server was friendly and brought our drinks and food in good time. I was not impressed with the main course. The salad was entirely the rusty ends of the romaine lettuce. The burger was smaller then the previous time I had ordered it and the bun was stale.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and beer & close to ACC
    MF2014VIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    The food here is prepared well and tastes great. They have some great selections like the bison meatloaf and tuna tacos. My dining companions were also impressed with the burgers. Although they have some good beers on tap, I'm not sure about their claim about having the most draught beers in downtown - Bier Markt and C'est What would certainly rival their selection, which mainly consists of craft beers. This is a great spot to hit before or after a game at the ACC or Rogers Centre.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loose Moose 1-19-14
    BroncosFan
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    Great food and beer selection. Dark and industrial. Empty or full- service is always pretty slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • update your on line menu
    himmy
    Dined on 1/14/2014
    I went for the flat iron steak salad which they no longer served. At least they serve Stock Ale on tap. Wait! What? You don't have the either??? But u still charged me for it? Boooo.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent service, limited menu
    Carrie
    Dined on 1/2/2014
    This place is trendy and a great spot to meet with friends to drink beer and have some laughs. If you are looking for a menu beyond finger foods and creative burgers, look elsewhere. Our waitress was attentive, friendly and helpful as we ordered. No complaints except that we were maybe looking for a different dining experience: our fault, not theirs!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had an awesome time and food
    JenStar
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Had an awesome time and food was absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect before game spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/30/2013
    Went to the Loose Moose for dinner before the Women's Hockey game - Canada vs USA. Great atmosphere, great service. All of the food was delicious but my order was not enough food for dinner (I had the 3 tacos). This is our go to spot before going anywhere in the area for entertainment.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yuck
    Neens36
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    Not my scene at all. It was a mistake to take my family there.
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  • Dry burger
    Chrism5
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    Not sure if it could have been any drier! Pretty lack lustre for the price, my guests seemed to enjoy there meals but I noticed that they weren't to gung-ho on the salad. All in all the best thing about the meal was the company and the beer!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot if heading to ACC
    Pcsof8
    Dined on 11/6/2013
    Service was quick, the food good and the beer cold! Seems however that the menu showing I n Open Table is approx 2 yrs out of date! We were meeting others there prior to attending a concert but our train was delayed. We looked at the menu online and texted them to order for us as we neared union. It all worked out but were advised that what we ordered (buffalo chicken nachos) hadn't been on the menu for 2 yrs. it would be good to update.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The service was terrible.
    Unhappyguest
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    The service was terrible. Good was okay. Atmosphere was good.
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  • Great place to meet with friends,
    QCMoose
    Dined on 9/30/2013
    Great place to meet with friends, co-worker and even customers. Nothing high class but warm attention and everythings great about that place. Loved their beer card. Long live to The Loose Moose.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good pub/bar food..not skimpy
    JoannaFoodie
    Dined on 9/22/2013
    good pub/bar food..not skimpy with the nacho toppings, and the wings are served nicely with some carrots, celery and dip. Also you can buy a sample of beer for $1.77 because they have a million to choose from! Good way to try the beers out without committing to a whole pint ..in case you don't like it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cool ambiance. Feels very
    Keld07
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Cool ambiance. Feels very Canadian. Great place for single ladies, as most of the tables were occupied by men when I was there.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit dissapointed.
    Cameron
    Dined on 9/16/2013
    Asked for a reservation for two here because it was my girlfriends birthday. We got there and didnt know who we were then sent us to their desolate dark basement full of open plumbing. Once there looks like they had reserved a seat for us in the most undesirable table in the restaraunt. We decided to leave and go upstairs to wait for a table to open up. Very embarassing for me and did not look very good on the waitin staff. Not the night she deserved.
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  • More for "Sporties"
    Jimbo
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    But the beer selection is extremely varied. Food is good sports bar fare. Service is very good-were were made to feel welcome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great beer selection!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/8/2013
    Love that they carry Cameron's Rye Pale Ale on top, combined with the Woody burger, delicious!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Much Better After Reno
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/30/2013
    Menu is 100% better as is food quality. Servers are very firendly, attentive but not over-bearing. Great stuff!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, late-night find, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • looked for a place before
    playball
    Dined on 7/1/2013
    looked for a place before a Jays game and landed here. great selection of beer but food menu was very limiting. actually was very surprised at how small them menu was and the few choices offered. don't get me wrong the food was decent but a number in our party had a hard time finding something they wanted and ended up "settling" for something.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lunch spot downtown
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/20/2013
    Great lunch spot downtown with a nice atmosphere and huge windows open to the street.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don’t go here…
    InvictusManeo
    Dined on 6/18/2013
    We waited 20 minutes for someone to come and acknowledge us after we were seated by the Hostess. We then ordered our drinks, appetizers (BTW, the caesar salad has no dressing), and dinner and everything came together. After waiting so long to be acknowledged we were constantly bombarded by the waitress asking us if we were done and could she bring the bill. Don't go here if you want to relax and enjoy your dinner. It was so loud you could barely hear the other person talking beside you. Never coming back again.
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  • Loved the fish tacos!!
    Broderc99
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    I never usually order fish tacos but was recommended to try them by my friend. And they were GREAT! Not sure what the sauce was but it was a great flavor, with just enough spice. Will definitely order them again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    hc28
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    Had a reservation and was still ignored for the first 15 minutes. Waitress payed very little attention to us and seemed unhappy the whole time. Food was also not what I expected, in a bad way. I was expecting a lot more from this restaurant and ended up disappointed. We had planned on staying for dessert but didn't because it would have taken so long just to order it from the waitress and we were losing our patience at this point.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great start to our night!
    Scottyc25
    Dined on 6/7/2013
    My wife, 4 month old baby and I along with 4 friends went down to Toronto for a Blue Jays game and started our night off with at The Loose Moose for dinner. We had a great meal with excellent food and a fun, laid back atmosphere. The beer list is fantastic and made picking out a brew we'd never tried before a fun highlight! The service and food was excellent as well. The only disappointment was the fact that the restaurant changed their menu recently and got rid of the buffalo chicken sandwich made on a waffle. All 6 of us had our hearts set on that sandwich because it was such a unique and delicious item. Regardless, it was a great way to start the night off and the Jays won too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Loose Moose Is Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/8/2013
    This was my favorite place to eat during our visit to Toronto. The food is your typical bar selections (burgers, sliders, fish and chips, etc.) but done really well. The beer list is massive and there are a lot of great Canadian beers available. Make sure you save room for the Antler Room Donuts. It does get really boisterous and the quarters are close, but that's part of what makes this an awesome place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Spot
    below130
    Dined on 4/28/2013
    The food was good as was the service. While I would like to go again so I could try more items from the menu, everyone in my group enjoyed their meal and the general ambience of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We were a group of 12, and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    We were a group of 12, and at no point were we made aware that a "Service fee" (aka gratuity) was automatically added to our bills. Many of us included tips on our bills not realizing that we were now tipping at 30+%! Not a happy way to end the night. Further, we (and everyone else in the bar) was there to watch the hockey game - I was looking forward to listening to the commentary while watching but was disappointed when they just played music throughout the game.
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  • My guest sent an e-mail enquiring
    Lori
    Dined on 4/12/2013
    My guest sent an e-mail enquiring about the menu and never received a response. Menu should indicate if selections are spicy and should have more detail. i.e. the tacos did not indicate whethere there were toppings or not.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • GREAT beer selection. Pub
    IdontwanttouseanicknameVIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    GREAT beer selection. Pub grub as expected. Try the Sweet Potato Thing for a greasy treat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good as always although I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/11/2013
    Good as always although I was quite disappointed that the decor had changed and that funky light made of the million bottles was gone. That was a cool feature. I was also disappointed to find that the bar does not stock Fireball. Otherwise we had a great time. Not the place to go if you want to actually be able to talk to anyone because the music is so loud. We had a hard time hearing the server and she us.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic