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Ein-stein Cafe & Pub

#1,554 of 7,100 Restaurants in Toronto
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229 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R4, Canada
+1 416-597-8346
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
24 Jun 2017
“Sailor Says...”
8 Jul 2017
“Nice little hangout!”
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Bar, Canadian, Pub
229 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R4, Canada
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place is pretty chill. Kind of cool being on the lower level underground level. Lots of seating and a nice set up. Room to walk and things to do like Foosball table and modern juke box. Prices where fair and there was some beers...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Across from the university, this basement bar is a student hangout, no doubt. And, no wonder, cheap prices, good food and a comforting kinda atmosphere. Many signs, neon and lots of memorabilia make for an eclectic vibe. Sailor, yes, that's his name, suggested a daily...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This cute little pub is on College Street right across from UofT, so it can be a student hangout. They had a Pub (duh) style menu with everything from snacks to entrees. All very reasonably priced. We all (8 of us) enjoyed the food and...More

Thank Donalda W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Excellent food and great service,Its mainly a student pub but if you are on a modest budget and want great pub food at a reasonable price then you will enjoy this hidden gem.

Thank IlovekingstonON
Reviewed 12 January 2017

If I could write one review in two words, I would and those two words would be the following: Hammer Wings. Stein's is a UofT pub, specifically one that the Engineers frequent. So, if you don't mind a basement dive bar filled with social awkward...More

Thank Gian M
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Food was great could tell it was freshly made. Beer was cheap and service was great. All and all great place

Thank leesh22
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The bar is good because it has different kinds of games like pool, pinball, etc... During the week is not that crowded, but on Friday its was good. The waitress was really friendly, but the one's in the bar weren't not that nice...

Thank Marcelle L
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Went Toronto for a layover. Went of dim sum then needed a beer afterwards. Have been to this place in the past. University bar. Small, cheap beer. Pretty empty when we were there. Little run down, washrooms need a bit of love. Can image it...More

Thank Dr-Presidente
Reviewed 3 October 2015

have seen the Ein-Stein while passing by on the streetcar a number of times and decided to give it a try. It's located in the basement level of the Institute For Christian Studies (even professors need to wet their whistles! a half level down from...More

Thank muscletongue3000
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Although a college bar...the management is very selective. I could not get in because they decided I did not meet the criteria the smoking and Very selective ethnic bouncers judged me on. If you are not american..you may be allowed in.

2  Thank Ken D
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-597-8346
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