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The Rex

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
194 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
+1 416-598-2475
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
“cover charge” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian
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194 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has daily specials. Food is well prepared and presented. Servings are generous. Servers are warm and friendly as well as professional.

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We loved the afternoon jazz so much we went back for the evening show. The place was packed on a Saturday afternoon but there was no cover, though the donation bucket is passed round close to the end of the set, and lots of choices...More

Thank bserkca
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Magical place where staff is uber nice and live performances are just quality and totally worth your time. This place has something that draws you in and doesn't let you leave... even if you were only going for a drink or two.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The location downtown combined with raw great live jazz is fabulous. The burgers were mellow in temperature and not very tasty. Overall it may be best to go there for beer and music. The music volume inside was really far too loud, so we sat...More

Thank swisswuff
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I found this place when searching for live music. It turned out to be quite central, very easy going atmoshphere with daily gigs starting at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. When i visited i got to listen to "The worst pop band ever" and what they lack...More

Thank Renato F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We went to a concert in Toronto and went to The Rex for some insanely good jazz and tasty and generous sized nachos after it was over. The wait staff were excellent and we were genuinely impressed by the whole experience. Authentic place in the...More

Thank Fiona154992
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We had brunch there this morning after a Sat night wedding. The Bride and Groom threw a get together before all leaving for home. The jazz group were great and the ambiance very casual and upbeat. Good service.

Thank Babbles14
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We visited late afternoon and early evening. Fantastic music and atmosphere with no cover charge for either event. Food and drink reasonably priced too Well recommended don't miss it

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food is really meant to let you listen to great music without having to give up your table due to hunger. It hits the perfect note.

Thank wanderwoman50
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great live music. It was awesome! Got tired of shopping and felt like doing something different on my holiday. The Rex had a great band about to start. Unpretentious place with great music. Loads of people have it the right vibe. All at 4pm Saturday...More

1  Thank Husbare
Queen Street and West Queen West
Known as the Art & Design District, West Queen West is
one of the most energetic and dynamic of Toronto's
neighborhoods. Along with its great modernist museums,
clubs, and restaurants, it's home to some of the
funkiest specialty shops, ranging from clothing to
stationary to collectables, and caters to niche and
vintage shoppers of all kinds. That makes it a mecca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighbourhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-598-2475
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