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Joe Mamas

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Downtown West
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317 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-340-6469
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Hamilton, Ontario
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Suga is great! Sadly I hear this place is closed now. It was a lot of fun to go to. We get dinner there and say for the show.

Thank jenniferdent1227
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I go out all the time. Never has I had an experience like this one. We made reservations for a friends birthday. When we called we were asked to put a credit card which is normal when you are a larger party. When we got there I was not seated I was told that the party is siting in the... More 

5 Thank Sigal L
London, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The cover charge is minimal for decent music however there isn't much of a dance floor. Shugga was a good band. Seating for food guarantees a decent amount of space. Bartenders were good and attentive

Thank worldtravela69
Brantford, Canada
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night, we came later and there is a $10.00 cover charge, the live band playing was called Shugga, and they are awesome! They are a cover band of R and B music and dance hits, so if you're looking for new live music, this isn't the place. The lead singer is amazing and covered... More 

Thank Goodburn
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We were in town for business/pleasure. After visiting the tower and aquarium we stopped in for dinner. No one greeted us. We asked the bartender if they are still accepting patrons. After he confirmed, we seated ourselves. We ordered the beer battered shrimp, a couple specialty cocktails, the jerk chicken pasta Alfredo, and the half rack BBQ ribs. The shrimp... More 

Thank Sharenda H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

It started with the "entertainment". Wow. It was the loudest, most repetitive, mind numbing "tribute" to a hodge podge of musicians. The location is narrow and what I assumed would be intimate but the singer felt it necessary to pretend he was on stage like it was a metal concert. Needless to say, I'm now hearing impaired. For what is... More 

1 Thank nobeanz
Montreal, Canada
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

I went here on a Saturday night because I heard that the BBQ was delish. I think that it is just OK, not bad, not great. The drinks, the theme, the bar, and the music (I went on a Saturday night and there was a very good live band that took requests) were the only things that I cared for.... More 

Thank travelandshop2014
London, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We went there early Saturday for dinner and I ordered the gnocchi (which was $24) and I received what would have been a quarter of the serving size anywhere else where I have ever ordered it before. There were maybe 10 small-ish pieces.The sauce was bland (reminded me of jarred tomato sauce) and certainly didn't make up for the lack... More 

1 Thank baloneydanza
Bogota, Colombia
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Went to see a show and stopped here for a drink afterwards. Cover was $10 Band was pretty good playing a good mix of R&B and soul music. Loved it. When the band had their break the DJ kept the party going and was very good. I never tried any food so I can't comment on that. The cocktails were... More 

1 Thank ri-travels
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Went here as part of our theatre package deal but chose an alternate. Menu for theater package had a good selection for starters,main dish and dessert and same portion size as the regular menu.I enjoyed the catfish, while my husband found the cajun chicken breast very tasty.The cheesecake was excellent! We stayed later for the live entertainment and enjoyed the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-340-6469

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown West

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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