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Lee's Palace

529 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y5, Canada
+1 416-532-1598
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Don't Come here

Out of five stars, this place deserves none. Heres why. I get to the door and im asked for an ID... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
via mobile
Dirty, gritty and rock and roll

A small , almost historic venue but not because of the building . Lee's has hosted great artists... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Anthony M
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
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Versailles this ain't. Still, that hasn't deterred the crème de la crème of the alternative music scene. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Tragically Hip, and Alanis have performed here. Despite the graffiti grunge, Lee's does boast the best sight lines in town. The audience is young and rarely tires of slam dancing in the mosh pit in front of the stage.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible36%
2 Jul 2017
“Don't Come here”
1 Mar 2017
“Dirty, gritty and rock and roll”
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 2:30 AM
529 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1Y5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Out of five stars, this place deserves none. Heres why. I get to the door and im asked for an ID. When i give it to the door man, i get turned away because its not a Canadian ID. I got rejected forn not being...More

1  Thank alejandrocarrera03
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A small , almost historic venue but not because of the building . Lee's has hosted great artists over the years and continues to do so. Paint is peeling from the walls and if it wasn't so dark I am sure the place would be...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Loved the show I saw here, with it being one of the memorable experiences during my time living in Canada. Acoustics were pretty good, and in my experience staff were friendly – though I think the bouncers were initially surprised when I pulled out an...More

Thank RowMac
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Don't expect a good time dealing with any of their flaky, unprofessional, rude staff. It stinks inside and is filthy. Stay away.

1  Thank Jawn V
Reviewed 9 November 2016

After reading a number of the reviews of this venue I have to admit I was anxious about going to a show this past Friday evening. Fortunately my experience was overwhelmingly positive! This is a rock club of some renown. It isn't trendy.....just bare bones....More

Thank Duccy
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Small, open venue allows for an intimate and personal experience with the talent. Bar staff were efficient and on point and security kept tight control of exits and entrances. Over all I was very pleased with Lee's Palace. Until this morning when I heard that...More

Thank carlalisamatthews
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is supposed to be a premiere music venue. The staff treated the musicians and the customers with blatant disrespect. They acted like we were inconveniencing them for being there. They would not serve us at the bar after 11:30 p.m and it was overall...More

3  Thank SamsonJudge
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I've been going to Dance Cave forever, it is one of my favorite places in Toronto and it's great to check out after enjoying a band downstairs. Tonight, for the first time ever, I was turned away because my ID was expired - which is,...More

1  Thank IndelibleBonobo
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Over the years I've seen a bunch of bands at lee's and it's a good venue not as good as the horseshoe but not far behind. You can see bands that aren't just mainstream yet but are on there way so music snobs like I...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

The Dance Cave employs out of control bouncers who clearly abuse their power hidden by the darkness and music. a young man have a verbal encounter with a bouncer and ended up having 6 bouncers throw him up against a wall punch him, rip hid...More

3  Thank Bianca L
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the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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