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Review of Fox and Fiddle

Fox and Fiddle
Ranked #5,903 of 9,367 Restaurants in Toronto
Neighbourhood: East End
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Neighbourhood: East End
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My husband and I had lunch here. It was delicious and filling. The service and atmosphere is great too.

Thank Edshoney
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife and I used to be regulars, but sadly its gone wayyyyy down hill in the last six months. Was there tonight, but is sadly like a dive bar in vegas. Washrooms are really dirty like ttc washrooms in the 1990s. Place smells like chicken wings, and old man carpet slippers kind of smell.

The food is very bland and below standard and as such very overpriced. Frozen burgers on a grill, with Mccain bag french fries on a dollarama plate. I even had to go and find a server for extra napkins. The clincher was when our server actually came and took our ketchup bottle off of our table without even asking. Very rude behavior.

As such no tip was given as we will never go back to this dump. Save your money and just keep walking, as there are much nicer places on the Danforth than the skunk and fiddle.

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Thank thomasdoucette1984
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Made the mistake of coming here to play pool with some friends :(. There are 2 pool tables jammed at the back of the place next to a huge pole and crammed in among eating tables, other electronic games and the thruway between the kitchen and rest of the restaurant. There is not even enough for 1 pool table yet they jammed 2 in this tiny spot.

To make matters worse, the tables were dirty, the felt was ripped and they were uneven. It wasn't even fun as you couldn't take most of the shots with out being impeded.

Over all the place felt dirty and grungy. We were happy that we were not eating there . On a positive note the service was fairly friendly and fairly prompt but we won't be returning - especially to play pool.

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Thank Northern_Hiker
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Needed a place with TVs to watch the Raptors game so we decided to come here. There are many TVs, lots of speakers and projectors as well. Great for large groups too.

This is my first time here so I wasn't sure what to expect so we started off with the calamari. And this is BY FAR THE WORST CALAMARI WE'VE EVERRR TASTED. Couldn't even finish it! There was ZERO taste so I had to a lot of salt and black pepper (and I'm pretty anti salt so that should tell you something).

For my main meal I got the veggie nachos which were actually really good. I liked that it was real marble cheese and not that cheese whiz gross crap that a lot of other places use on their nachos. I was preparing for the worst since the calamari was so nasty. My boyfriend got the beef burger with fries which he also liked. The fries tasted homemade which is always a bonus.

As for our waitress, she wasn't too attentive but the restaurant was pretty packed so I didn't mind too much. Although we never formally complained, when she asked how the calamari was my boyfriend said it wasn't good. So she did discount the calamari 50% which was appreciated.

I probably would come here again but not as my first option. Every restaurant I go to I always start off with calamari as my appetizer but DEFINITELY NOT HERE EVER AGAIN. I loved the atmosphere which had a large part to do with all the Raptors fans in here cheering on our city. I gave three stars because of the calamari, the inattentive waitress and my boyfriend's beer was pretty flat.

1  Thank jennnny26
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This tavern-restaurant has been around for some time and fells very much like a sports bar. If you are hard of hearing, maybe choose to come weekdays and/or for lunch. late or otherwise. As aforementioned, it could fairly be described as tired-looking inside. Staff do their best to be friendly and provide for all diner's needs. Outdoor sidewalk seating during warmer months, I am done. The end.

Thank zebecToronto
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