The Loose Moose Tap & Grill

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514 reviews
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Comfort Food
The Loose Moose is a lively bar in downtown Toronto favoured by locals and out-of-towners since 1989. Their fondness may have something to do with its beer selection. After all, with over 65 varieties on tap, repeat visits are kind of a given, especially for lovers of Canadian craft. Beer isn't the only thing we have to brag about. With inventive plates, generous portions and the cleanest taps in the city, this is a bar you’ll likely come back to — plan or no plan.


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

Great venue. The food was delicious. The only negative for me was the noise level. I had difficulty hearing my friends conversation without yelling. Regardless, I will be happy to go back.

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RL
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had a great time at the Loose Moose. Terrific environment, friendly folks, good food and a splendid beverage selection. Definitely will return!

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GB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great service and food quality. Good selection ofcraft beer. It would be nice if there was a larger selection on the menu.

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L
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

We were sat at a table that was waitressed by the bartender. BAD IDEA!! We waited to even be asked about drinks... she took the order and quickly ran back to the bar. No questioning if we wanted food. Came back 10 minutes later with our drinks and started to walk away when I had to stop her to ask her for an appetizer. By the time this comes out or drinks are empty, she grabs the empty glasses and walks away without asking about refills. Needless to say we asked for the check and went next door to eat.

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LG
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Initially I really liked the restaurant based on its atmosphere for the game. Our Hostess was amazing and so sweet and always came by to ask us if we needed anything. However our mood was completely ruined during the game when the 'manager' I believe, white guy dark hair skinny, comes up to us and says he'll kick us out if we don't order food again since we do not drink. One, I understand you need to make revenue during a game specially if there's a line outside his point could have been made in a more respectful manner. Second, how am I supposed to order anything without a menu? He did not bring one he didn't ask us if we needed anything as soon as he approached us, nothing. Most bars ask you if you need anything and provide a menu and then asked you to order due to targets they need to meet for the night etc. Fire your manager and promote the hostess that was serving us. She was so professional and kind and we absolutely loved her four game six night. Mood killer during first period that manger sucks I should have just went to my reservation at Scadabush next door.

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SB
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Had to line up even with a reservation. Overcrowded

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S
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Raptors game. Phenomenal ambiance.

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CD
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great burgers! Good spot to grab lunch before a Jays game.

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MC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Service was great! Waitress was spot on.
Food lacked though. Had the shareable appetizer, fish n chips and buffalo chicken. Meh. Nibbled but really that was it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Raptors game

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KN
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

A great vibe to catch up with friends and an even better place to catch the game with your friends. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and a decent food menu steps from Union is almost a no brainer. Loose Moose has your game or social needs ready to go

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

NBA finals game and it was amazing

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

Went for game 6 and everything from the food to the service was amazing.

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

Went for the raptors game 6 of East finals.. the service was AMAZING! Greeted right away.. food came out quick and was delicious! And our server kept us hydrated the entire game.. would highly recommend to anyone!! I'd it's this good when they're that busy I can imagine how good it must be if they re having a slow night!

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C
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Found it very average. It was our Anniversary and we made a reservation and got put beside the servers drink station where it was very noisy. My seat looked out a window at the construction. Not a great experience.

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G
Toronto
31 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great pub grub!

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CR
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Burgers were the best during a week in Canada and the restaurant provides a fun and energetic atmosphere. Music level was expected for a pub type restaurant but conversation not easy.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Food is not as good as it used to be.

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TC
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Service was by MANY people, I did not know who was looking after my table. Food did not taste good, and my beverage was the worst mixed drink I had ever had. I would not recommend and would never go back.

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

Went for Raps playoff game. Was quite busy, service was still great and the audience was greatly involved. Fun to be there

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SS
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and appetizer. Server was excellent- James-

Would like the music down a bit but have a feeling that wouldnt happen

Would come back - depends on who I was with,

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NV
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Celebrating my nieces 20th birthday, so ages 20-60. They really did a great job of the birthday dessert.

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ML
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

Although my experience was okay I do have to say the food was very good. What I was not impressed with was the amount of staff just standing around doing nothing and talking, texting etc. In an environment such as a restaurant this is very unprofessional.

I was also not impressed with the attitude of staff when I started I had a reservation and they sort of just brushed me off and had to make it work. Overall good food, but staffing needs alot of work.

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RV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 3

Overall a good experience but the food has definitely been better. Deep fryer oil was past it’s prime and food was too dark and somewhat greasy.

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P
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We just love The Loose Moose! We always try to drop in whenever we are in Toronto.

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LP
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

The Menu has changed since the last time we were there. Not a good selection just basically bar munchies. We were there before going to the leafs game so it may have been a event menu.
Will look at menu before deciding to go back.

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ST
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The music is loud. If we want to listen to music we would go to a nightclub.

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SM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great pre-game stop. Fast, friendly service and good food.

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

Best option with both healthy/heavier choices in an overpriced area

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TH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were provided a nice space/table that allowed for a productive casual meeting

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OT
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Good food, fun atmosphere but the dill tartar sauce wasn’t the greatest with the fish and chips.

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BU
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

My first dish smelt funny so I sent it back for a different dish altogether.

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BD
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was great but as the restuarant got busier we were checked on less. Might want to consider extra staff on nights the leafs play

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JR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Loose Moose is always a great time. Went here for the Superbowl and the staff were very accommodating. Great place to watch sports, sound was great. Service was a little slow but it was packed. Overall, a great experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great place to chill before a Leafs game. Thank you

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

Excellent staff. Good drinks. Excellent prices for location.

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

Just dining before the Rock game !!

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I dealt with Keith ahead of my reservation to change my seating and he was awesome!! Super helpful and so friendly. Really went out of his way to get my request sorted out. Thanks Keith!

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as always

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WP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service. Make a reservation as this is a real hot spot.

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