Reds Midtown Tavern

4.5
507 reviews
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On Toronto’s busiest street, you’ll find a place bustling with energy. Where great food is served alongside crafted libations. Where lively discussions are shared. And where strangers, friends and coworkers find themselves drawn into many a shuffleboard battle.
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New York Area
18 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Service is outstanding!

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OT
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful!! Went with a few friends to have some drinks, food and enjoy game 6 of the raptors vs warriors. The vibe was amazing. The food was a rag pricey. But overall a very nice place.

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CM
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it. Great peppercorn steak. Great service. Tue is 1/2 price wine...try the Tellus.

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CM
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the service and the food.
Perfect place for a special 30th b'day.
Recommend Salmon BiBimBap, Lobster Guac, and Bankok Nachos.
And leave room for dessert: chocolate cake and cheesecake.

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CK
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food is always great, ambience and location is good, wonderful place go there whenever I can

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C
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great ambiance for the Raptors game!! The set up was a bit awkward as the Tv was too small to look at in the dining area...but not too bad

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DD
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very pleasant evening. We were seated in a quiet area as per our request and lucked into the Tuesday special of half price bottles of wine. Both of us had prix fixe meals -- nice food, good value and great service. We will be back and will definitely recommend to friends.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner was early at 6:15pm and when we arrived, we were led to the back of the restaurant. It was my first time at the restaurant and I will go back because it was a good place to have a quiet dinner and be able to chat. Service was great and food too.

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JM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Portion sizes were too small for the price that you charge.

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AB
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and good price point. Will definitely return.

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DS
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food and service was great. We had a table of 9 people and our reservation was at 6:30pm. A few of us got there on time and our server came and asked us if we wanted to start off with drinks and appetizers while waiting for the rest of our friends. By then, it was 6:45pm. We ordered some beer and appetizers off the main menu, but then realized that there was a separate menu for happy hour specials. I feel that our waiter could have mentioned this to us and bring this our attention about "happy hour" specials, even though that there's 15 min. left to 7pm. We also had to ask about the "pre-fix" menu as this was not listed on the main menu. If we did not do our research online, we would not have know that there is a "pre-fix" menu. In summary, our waiter was friendly and great, but he could have mentioned that there are "happy hour" specials and provided us with the "pre-fix" menu course listing without us asking about it.

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NF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

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HN
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service was great! Apple Pie is a must have for dessert. And if you are vegetarian the cauliflower steak and beet salad are great choices. My only complaint would be to not get a drink with liquor. There were 4 of us dining and all were not happy with our drinks. We had a gin and tonic, rum and coke, and a vodka soda and we could barely taste the alcohol. We also had a basil hayden on the rocks and the shot barely filled the bottom of the glass. So stick to wine!

But still giving this place 5 stars as the food/service was amazing! We actually went back the next night as we enjoyed it so much.

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KB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A great place for dinner and drinks. The food is amazing as well as the service. I’ll be back - again!

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E
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Going at happy hour is great for reducing the bill.

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Had the red flashed half chicken and couldn't even finish as the portion was huge for the price and it's worth to try. Had an amazing experience and love the vibe.

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AO
6 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Service was slow, everything else was fine.

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JW
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I have severe food allergies and they managed them appropriately. Service and food delivery was slow but they may have been due to my allergies. Food was tasty. Good overall

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MM
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Noise level not energetic but loud, otherwise nice restaurant.

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KG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far one of the nicest restaurants I have been to. The food and the service and staff were amazing and it was one of my best dining experiences.

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C
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

The highlights of the restaurants are the decor and the food. The prices were fair too.

But honestly, given the atrocious service I can not recommend this restaurant.

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PK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great service, friendly staff and food was great!

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Service was very slow. But food was great!

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EM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, good spot for a lunch meeting. Service was very friendly and quick without feeling rushed.

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PW
London
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service. Delicious food. The most generous full rack of ribs I've ever had. The We are visitors from the UK and received a warm welcome. Would definitely eat there again if we ever go to Toronto again.

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DJ
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 3

To Whom It May Concern:

We visited your restaurant on Saturday, April 6, 2019 for dinner prior to attending a show as a special occasion. We arrived early for a reservation scheduled for 5:15pm by about 10 minutes prior. The hostess wanted to seat us near to the front but we do prefer the back area where there is less noise. The hostess was not aware if seating in the back area was available as she needed to confirm there was wait staff attending the area. After confirming, she escorted us to our table. When we arrived, we noticed there were at least two other tables occupied so we were perplexed as to how the hostess was not aware that the area was not already available for seating patrons.

 

The waiter who attended us was Akhil who was quite amiable and polite yet very quick to outline the daily drink special. However, due to the noise level and his quick speaking, we did have troubles understanding him entirely. Additionally, he did come to us a few times as we were deciding on our beverage choices.

 

After having placed our order, our food arrived very quickly and was exemplary as always. We have not had a disappointing meal there yet. After Akhil took away our dinner plates, he was quick to deliver dessert menus and take our order. This too arrived quickly and was thoroughly enjoyed. After dessert and having finished our coffee, Akhil did ask if we wanted refills on our coffee to which we declined and he removed the dishes from our table but did not ask if we wanted anything else, this was around 6:00pm.

 Until this time, the service was quite satisfactory but we then had to wait about 40 to 45 minutes before Akhil came back to us after flagging him so we could get our bill. Moreover, there were a number of wait staff, including whom I believe to be a manager of sort, attending customers on both sides of our table, none of whom took the opportunity to ask us if we needed anything or if we were being looked after.

 Given the quality of food (and

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A
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great experience. I go often to this location and the service is always great. Thank you

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DT
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Quick, knowledgable and friendly server. Tasty and enjoyable burger and fries for a quick casual dinner with a friend, who also liked the place, service and food. I can see why it's packed with customers even with its huge size. Good range on the menu. 1/2-price bottles of wine on MTW is a great marketing idea.

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ET
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service ! Will go back next time we are in Toronto for sure :)

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BM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time and our server was great! Good was delicious

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H
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food - Great Service! Nice ambience - friendly people

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J
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I recommend this place to people who like Steak or Grilled Salmon. Service is great and approachable. A bit noisy for the bar section.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The service was a bit slow but our waitress was very nice. We found that the food was very average over priced.

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, amazing service. Highly recommend!

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VM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Friendly and attentive service. Overall great casual dinner experience with good food and excellent value.

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FR
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

I wasn't as impressed with lunch as I was with dinner at Jack Astor's but the service is great and there are many things to recommend about the menu. I will go another time and try other dishes.

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RT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

No coat rack but we managed.
Great service
Food very good

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DM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good value, quality food made on premises and nice ambience. Try the apple pie - excellent.

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M
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice ambiance with good fixe price menu. Steaks came out cold so we sent them back and the next time was perfect.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service with quality food. Great dining experience!

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