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Hot Stove Club - MLSE

4.4
270 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Steakhouse
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Established in 1963, and revitalized in summer 2012, the Hot Stove Club is a place where fans can enjoy traditional steakhouse cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere with modern amenities.

The Hot Stove Club exudes class and glam with earth-tone leathers, dark wood finishings, marble displays and star-lit ceilings. A custom-built meat locker, with backlit Himalayan salt wall, showcases a wealth of dry-aged premium cut meats, sure to arouse your appetite. Our raw bar, set in front of a stunning mother of pearl wall, offers fresh seafood from local markets. Along with the many steak and seafood options, the menu also offers an array of classic cuisine including, Roasted Chicken, Trout Amandine and vegetarian options.

Complete your dining experience with a premium cocktail or after dinner drink and pair it with a classic dessert like the melt-in-your-mouth Butter Tart or Hot Stove's famous Carrot Cake
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, Prime Rib
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Hours of operation
Open during Event days only. Hours vary.
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Phone number
(416) 815-5983
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chris Zielinski
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Catering
We offer an extensive range of food services coordinated through our in-house catering division, the Platinum Catering Company. We are also excited about extending our culinary expertise beyond the friendly confines of Air Canada Centre with our off-site catering packages. We will customize menus to accommodate dietary restrictions while pleasing everyone's palate. Whether you're hosting an intimate affair for ten or a large convention for thousands, allow our experienced, friendly staff to assist you in planning and executing a successful and memorable event at the location of your choice.
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Cross street
Bay St. & Lakeshore Rd.
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Parking details
Public Parking is available across from the Gate 2 entrance on the East side of Bay St.
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Public transit
Connected to Union Station and Toronto's PATH system makes getting to the ACC and the Hot Stove Club effortless.
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Entertainment
The Club Restaurants of the Air Canada Centre offer dining just steps away from the action of the game. Whether you are attending a Toronto Maple Leaf's Hockey game or a Toronto Raptors Basketball game you will be able dine in luxury and feel the excitement of being in the presence of 20,000 fans.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 270 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
3.3
value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

always enjoy the food and the service. prices are excessive, especially the wine

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great food but very overpriced for what you get, enjoyed the meal but wouldn't go back because of cost

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great restaurant, will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great place to hit prior to a Maple Leaf game... food was good... at bit on the pricey side but overall good.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Felt rushed. Better if you could order ahead or open earlier

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Hit or miss and this visit was a miss. Service was not as good as usual. Steak was not as good as usual. For what is being charged, especially when you are in and out in an hour or so to get to the game, it should be better.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Spiros our server was excellent in guiding us through the menu and was attentive.

I would go back the only thing I was disappointed in was overall cost was expensive 50 bucks per person with tax and tip should not be that expensive to take a family of 5 out for fish and chips burgers and soup with soft drinks.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

I was worried about service when everybody shows up at the same time and especially for Leafs Habs on a St.Patricks Day Saturday night. Thinking sort of a Hell’s Kitchen nightmare. However, the service was second to none and food fantastic. We had time to spare before the game started. Cant recommend Hot Stove enough.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Portion of the small seafood tower was pathetic.

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2.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Way too slow for a venue based on hockey game at 7

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Overall a bit disappointing. It’s been a few years since I’ve been. The service has fallen significantly. This used to be a very special night with exceptional service. We were pressured to order immediately. Our appetizers were prompt and delicious. But the steaks took 45 min and we almost missed the start of the game. The steaks were excellent and cooked perfectly but overpriced. We had a medium valued wine and the bill was well over $300 for two people. The place was packed and noisy, which I don’t mind, but I guess popularity leads to complacency. Our server seemed distracted and insincere and had no idea what was going on in the kitchen. It’s a fun experience eating so close to the action with the option of returning at intermission but I sincerely hope improvements are made. The Hot Stove used to be a memorable evening and a reprieve if the glorious Leafs didn’t happen to win

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

I've eaten here several times prior to the Raptors game and it has always been a great experience. This time around .... Not so much.

Rack of lamb was chewy, server didn't know his alcohol offerings, and service seemed to be spotty at best.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Really loud restaurant. We were yelling at each other by the end of the meal. 3 out of 4 meals were good. The fourth meal was just a tough steak especially for a AAA Striploin. All the meals were tasty.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Great and really good food. Timing was perfect to enjoy the dinner and get down for the game

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Delicious food, great ambiance (nosy and busy but up-beat). My husband and I had dinner before a Leaf game and we split the 14oz rib eye. It's pricey but it's upscale so it's expected. The steak and sides (mashed potatoes and garlic brocollini) were very good. We would go back.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Great meal. Food was fast! Excellent service!

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2018

The restaurant was late in opening the doors, so we were not seated at our expected (reserved) time. Our actually server was just fine, although not outstanding.

The food was great - the bacon-wrapped filet was AMAZING and cooked perfectly, but it was quite expensive for the 2 of us.

As for the ambiance/atmosphere, it is a nice, cozy atmosphere, but the fact that we were seated with tables on each side of us within arm’s reach was awkward and uncomfortable. And it was difficult getting out of our seats without bumping the person at the next table.

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2.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Awful service. Rude manager

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5.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Great ambience, great food, good service. Place to go between periods.

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5.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Trevor was great! Excellent service for sons/father leaf game.

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3.0Dined on January 2, 2018

Do not order any fish specials, no idea how to cook. Stick to hamburger and you will be ok.

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1.0Dined on December 10, 2017

This was my first visit to the Hot Stove Club. We made reservations for 5:15 pm — plenty of time before the 7 pm Leafs game. We waited almost two hours before we received our main courses and missed the first 2/3rds of the first period and the Leafs’ only goal of the night. I will never return.

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3.0Dined on December 1, 2017

First impression was very good, great atmosphere and obviously perfect location if you're catching an event at the Air Canada Center. However the food was underwhelming for the price. In particular the caesar salad and the crab poutine disappointed with their lack of creativity and portion size, for the price. The mains were pretty tasty though. Service was uneventful - took our order, brought our food, took our money. Glad I tried it, probably won't go back.

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

The staff was fantastic at changing our reservation due to a change of needs on our part.
They reacted and were able to accommodate very quickly and the evening was saved
Thanks to them

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2.0Dined on November 17, 2017

Calamari appetizer badly overcooked and/or reheated. Twice-baked potatoes were at least thrice-baked and embarrassingly mediocre for a restaurant of this calibre. Excessive mark-ups on wine list, together with lack of low and moderate cost options. In fairness, the steaks were good. Waiter pushed and pushed us to place our orders, since the kitchen gets overwhelmed on game nights. But isn't every night a game night? $400 for dinner for two including tip - nope, no next time for me.

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2.0Dined on November 16, 2017

Tables crowded together, menu uninspired, food ordinary decor not great, service was very good though, would not go back.

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5.0Dined on November 16, 2017

Great dinner and great service as usual. Go Leafs Go!!

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5.0Dined on November 8, 2017

Great service! Johnny was very attentive. Food was fantastic and service was quick!

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4.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Comfortable ambiance , low level lighting.
Food was excellent but pricy.
Wines by the glass a little expensive.

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

The fact that you can return to your table between intermissions is priceless. The staff is very accommodating. While the price may seem high it is inside the ACC so that is to be expected. Very nice experience and we will certainly be back. Oh and when the GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs stops at your table and shakes your hand, well thats priceless.

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4.0Dined on October 28, 2017

The bacon wrapped filet is to die for and so is the Prime Rib roast. Soooo tender and soooo flavourful. Great sides too!

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

I loved this place! I am a raptors season ticket holder and this is a great pre-game spot to enjoy good food before the game. Not the perfect spot for game viewing as there is no court view but there are televisions everywhere and good entertainment .. The decor is really cool and the food is delicious. I had the lobster pasta and to my delight it was al dente ... my mom had the trout and it was fantstic. I would most definitely visit again and am looking forward to my next visit

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5.0Dined on October 18, 2017

Overall great pregame dinner. Price is high, but as people report, to be expected. I give the food a 4 star as they missed the mark on the steak this time. They offered to re do it, but I just declined.

Only thing I can say is .... bring back the donuts !!!!

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2.0Dined on October 11, 2017

Service and staff were great! Quality of food was less than we expected given it boasts its meat locker and hand cut steaks the quality wasn't to par. It might have been a Hit and Miss but we had to send our meals back for not being cooked as requested. Would give it another try as it could have been an off night in the kitchen.

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4.0Dined on October 11, 2017

I was late by 45 minutes for my reservation (Toronto traffic getting ridiculous) and was greeted respectfully by front staff. Sat down right away, attended to quickly ordered food and received it all before puck drop which I thought was incredible...I will come back everytime I have an event at the ACC...

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4.0Dined on October 7, 2017

I used to go to the Hot Stove quite often, before most Leaf games that I attended. However, last year, I found it simply took too long-from the time we got to order, to when we got the food, to when I was able to pay and leave. So I switched to E11even (another great place).
Thought I would try the Hot Stove again for the Leafs home opener last week. Noticed a few changes to the menu as well as management of the restaurant.
Service was noticeably better from the moment we sat down. Food, as good as always, arrived much faster-just as it does as at E11even. Noise level is high but it's to be expected given the number of tables in that space.
Was impressed with the changes. Will be back in November.

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5.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Not only is the food fantastic, the service is top level. The staff actually makes you feel like a member of the family

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Great service, very good food selection, very warm atmosphere and great quality of food.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2017

Always a great time !! Best prime rib !!!! Bring back the donuts !!!! You need to have them all season long !!!!

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2017

Marko is an awesome waiter.. always brings smiles to the table and remembers names.. like an old friend!

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