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The Loose Moose Tap & Grill
The Loose Moose Tap & Grill
  • Address:
    146 Front Street West
    Toronto, ON M5J 1G2
    Neighborhood:
    Downtown/ Financial District
  • Cuisine:
    Comfort Food
    Price: CAN$30 and under

The Loose Moose Tap & Grill Details

  • 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: Comfort Food, Beer Garden, American
  • 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 & Promotions: 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerComfort Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "I am a repeat customer, and ordinarily I really enjoy my experience at Loose Moose - they have good, inexpensive food, and a great beer selection (although sometimes it can take a while for drink orders to arrive). On this particular occassion it was a mess. My burger was dry as a bone. Some of my guests received their food over 20 minutes after the rest of us received ours. However, drink orders came fast! Our server was very attentive and apologetic and explained what was going on. We were comped a couple meals and some drinks. I will definitely still go back to Loose Moose, but I had to submit a negative review on this occassion."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This is a great place to watch a game on TV, or pre-post game at the AC or Rogers center. They have a fairly extensive craft beer list compared to most other places in the area which was our main draw. Service was a bit slow, but it was really busy. Food was just ok."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "One of my Front Street favourites for lunch on weekdays, and before every Toronto Rock game."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Perfect place to stop in after the jays game. Loved the food. Place was a little loud. Overall excellent value."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Ordered an appetizer (mini hotdogs) and the came out cold. They weren't warm, they were refrigerator cold!! Service for drinks was fast but he only checked on us once re our meal and it was once we were well into it. Wings were okay but my friend did not enjoy her Octoberfest sausage or the tuna tacos. We won't be going back to this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Went in for lunch to watch one of the World Cup matches. Food was great and it was the perfect place to watch the game. The only complaint that I had was that out server could have been more attentive and available. It was friendly service - just it took forever to get our bill."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Was seated beside the bar to watch the game. Waited way too long for a server. The hostess came by to check on us and got someone to take our order. One of the bar tenders came to take our drink order and almost 45 mins later, came back to take our food order. Our reservation was for noon Needless to say, we were less than impressed."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We came here before a Jay's game. The place was but it's mainly b/c of the location. Items are overpriced like most downtown locations. I had the avocado something something sandwich. it was so so...I could make a better one myself at home."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Made a reservation a week prior to take my family (4 of us) from out town here before the Jays game (reservation was for noon). From the moment we walked in there was confusion as they had 2 tables booked under my name. Half of us ordered drinks and nachos. Only when the nachos came out did we get half the drinks, and the others ordered theirs. The waitress never came back until the end 1240 with the other 2 drinks and then left and didnt even ask if we wanted to order food. At that point we were fed up and left cash because we couldnt even get the waitress to bring the bill either! Worst service I have ever received at a restaurant."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "My co-worker and I ordered salads with chicken and not only were the salads fresh & delicious but the chicken breast was real roast chicken!!! Rare to find in restaurants these days who don't serve processed chicken breast. Our server was super friendly and attentive. She was always smiling and quick with service. I've dined at the Loose Moose before but with the re-vamped menu I think I'll be visiting more often!!"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Me and my boyfriend visited the loose moose after the Jays game on a Saturday. Super glad I made reservations because the place was PACKED and they weren't allowing anyone in without a reso. Waitress greeted us and was super energetic and kind. Based on how busy the place was our food came extremely quickly! We both had the woody burger, one of their signature items, and it was incredible! At 14 dollars its a little pricy for a burger, but it was worth every penny! The down side was that it was extremely loud. With the blaring music and packed house of guests, we had to yell to hear each other across a small table. Nevertheless, we both enjoyed it, and we will be back! Great bar scene and lunch spot for post or pre games! "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great spot to be prior to a Jays homegame, just a 5 minute walk to the dome from there. It was a sea of blue and white, huge beer list. The poutine app is really a full meal, and really good. Make sure you book a reservation though if you're going to be there pre-sporting event."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "There's tons of craft beers in addition to typical domestic & international brews on tap. Great place to meet friends, colleagues, etc. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Good wine (albeit a bit pricy), extensive beer list -- great place to meet up with a group of friends."
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Two weeks before our visit I got an email blast from The Moose to announce a new brunch menu. Sounded great. So we made reservations and went. The menu shows NO sign of the brunch items. I had to specifically ask our server for the details - there are four items named on a table card - but NO details about the food or prices. Our server had to make multiple trips to her manager to get the details. When the food arrived it was good. But not great. And definitely over-priced for what was on the plate."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We went as a party of four for an early dinner. The beer selection had something for everyone. The food was good and the atmosphere and decor entertaining. Two of us had the the Bison meatloaf and thought it was very good. The other two had the Cobb Salad. The flavour was great....would definitely order it again. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Went there for a birthday with some friends and really enjoyed it. Great selection of beer, food was good, vibrant atmosphere, would go there again. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "They have a good number of beers on tap, which is great. The food is nothing to write home about (my date couldn't find anything she liked and ordered something to nibble on, but we had to go somewhere else for another round of food afterwards). Service was reasonable. The TVs in front of me were showing some show about Amish people instead of hockey or baseball for about 15 minutes. We had to ask to have it changed, because the establishment didn't realize."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Great food. Eclectic decorations make for a good atmosphere. Service was exceptional."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Our family of 6 adults had dinner and enjoyed the food, good service, but noise level was too loud for conversation. We'll look for something a little quieter for our next dinner out. My husband enjoyed it last time but I think he was upstairs where it was less open."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "I suggest everyone try their garlic fries...the best I've had so far! It is quite noisey, and there's always a band playing downstairs. The waitress I had was really friendly, quick and helpful!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Went to the loose moose after reading the reviews online regarding the number of TVs and sporting events they play. Although I live in Toronto, I am not a die hard toronto fan and was looking forward to watching a different game. The bar was fairly empty at 730pm on a wednesday, with only a handful of tables being occupied, all the TVs were playing the Toronto Blue Jays or the Raptors. I asked if it would be possible to be sat at a table not in the middle of the bar where they could just change one or two TVs to the Montreal game. A simple request I thought since at this moment there were more TVs than people in the bar. The establishment refused to change the channel on a single TV."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Short walk from the ACC and large venue. Good food, fast service and good price. Will be back."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Great place for drinks and ambiance. Don't order the food - portions are small and untasty."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Went before the basketball game. Service was good and quick. Food was surprisingly very good."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "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."
    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."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "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."
    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."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "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"
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "great preview dining to concert venue at acc - tremondous service, great food and fun atmosphere"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Great food and beer selection. Dark and industrial. Empty or full- service is always pretty slow."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "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!"
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "Had an awesome time and food was absolutely delicious!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013