Comfort Inn East
3306 Kingston Rd.
Toronto, ON M1M 1P8
Phone: (416) 269-7400
Fax: (416) 269-7579
Bars & Cafes
This place looks more like a swanky club than a sports bar that it actually is. Located on O'Connor Drive in East York, Rally Sports Bar is where you rally for your team with close friends and have a good time. With 40 TV screens, it's hard to miss any part of the game here. The menu here is a great mix of North American comfort food and delicious public-house delights like poutines, chicken wings, crab cakes and such. With a number of delectable smoked dishes on the menu, Rally rightfully advertises itself as a smokehouse. Beverage menu includes a long list of popular imported and regional beers. The plush place, expands to 650 square meters (7000 square feet) and is often sought for private business events and celebrations. Check the website for more details.
With 22 televisions all tuned to various athletic competitions and 16 draft taps tuned to the patrons, this east end bar has been voted Toronto's best sports bar three times by Toronto Sun newspaper readers. The club is ideal for grabbing a bite, drinking as well as enjoying sports. A nightclub as well, the spacious Mr Slate Sports Bar serves a blended menu. Pizzas, burgers and nachos along with dinner entrees like steaks, chicken and pasta is an additional add to the Pub's fame.
Ed's Real Scoop opened in its Beaches location in 2002 and has ever since garnered a community of loyal patrons in the locality. For those of you with a sweet tooth, this place is a definite must-visit; even for those, who aren't dessert-lovers should give Ed's a decko; perhaps you could be converted! They offer delicious, creative, drool-worthy flavors like Tanzania Dark Chocolate, Burnt Marshmallow and cotton candy on freshly made waffle cones. Apart from regular ice creams, Ed's also offers home-made chocolates, froyos, sorbets and gelatos - all in various flavors, of course! There are many seasonal offerings too, that draw inspiration from fresh ingredients. As if this weren't enough laurels on this ice cream parlor, the staff here is extremely polite and child-friendly; so load up the family truck and head here!
If you're looking for some authentic Japanese cuisine, head to Aki Da Japanese Seafood House. The stainless steel cooking surface or teppan catches one's attention. The interiors are pleasant with a neat seating lay-out and good lighting. Head to tatami rooms or the sushi bar depending on your choice of food. A unique thing about this restaurant is 'Omakase' where the chef prepares your meal based on your taste and budget. With an extensive menu they have over fifty a-la-carte choices of sushi and sashimi and numerous other combinations. Not only this the restaurant specializes in all types of seafood.
Located in the legendary Danforth area of Toronto, TKO's Sports Pub, the old-style sports bar caters to locals who come in to cheer their favorites while munching on Fish and Chips and gulping down a brew. If the hockey legends that stare down from the walls are any indication, the bar's name is a little misleading, unless the implication is that NHL hockey is more fisticuffs than finesse! With an array of drafts and ales , it's not a bad place for the true sports aficionado to spend an evening.
For Mediterranean-style cuisine and a warm, friendly atmosphere, this is the place to come on the Danforth. This cafe-bistro is the kind of place that cheers you up the moment you walk in. This is partly due to the decor: lofty ceilings, cream-caramel walls and earthy-colored chairs; and partly because of the friendly staff. In the summer, the cafe offers an outdoor patio, and Sunday brunches are a long-time tradition. The menu is a mix of Italian and Greek and includes such staples as Grilled Calamari, Veal Sandwich, and Braised Lamb Shank.
Located in Toronto's Upper East side, Whistler's Grille and Café Bar has been offering good food at reasonable prices for years. It prides itself on attention to detail in its cuisine and service. After dinner, you can shoot a game of pool, try your luck at the video games, or just relax and watch your favorite team on one of the many screens. Seated in this friendly joint, chomping on a sumptuous variety of burgers, pastas and sipping on luscious wines. Now, do you need to go anywhere else?
With a rustic look to it Dora Keogh is an Irish Pub with a difference. Decorated in a 50's style the interiors are complete with small wooden tables and dark colored furnishings. Enter this crowded restaurant to find bartenders busy mixing up some fantastic concoctions and the DJ spinning the latest chart busters. Sunday afternoons and Thursday nights, there are live Celtic "sesiuns," performed by Celtic singers. For some authentic food head down to 'Yer Ma's Kitchen' for a wholesome meal or just chill at 'Snug' a peaceful room with a well stocked bar for a drink alone. The old wooden fireplace with tables and chairs alongside makes a good place for intimate conversations.
If Elvis were a sports fan, this Leaside area bar would be Graceland. Every inch of wall space is splattered with jerseys, pictures, tributes and caricatures of every athlete who ever laced up a pair. With a theme park like this, there might be a tendency to let the food slide. It's definitely not the case here, with both food and service as good as you'll find in any pub setting. The menu at McSorley Saloon features offerings such as Old Man McSorley's cut prime rib and the Bayview Burgercooked to order. Call ahead to know more.
The Blue Moon Pub is as unpretentious as it gets so don't expect snazzy interiors. Almost always frequented by students, teenagers, backpackers and local friendly males, this pub transforms itself in the night with DJs spinning all genres of music. The sport lovers can relax on the couches and catch a live match or simply play pool. Live concerts happen almost every day. This is a great place to come to for a boisterous and happy night out in town.
Queen Street is home to many night haunts and great businesses. Prohibition Gastrohouse is a good example of one such place. Although the food menu comprises of popular bar food, the preparations here are top-quality and gastronomically advanced. A long list of beers, wines and spirits is on offer here, at this trendy Riverdale bar. Exceedingly popular with locals, the patrons here come from mixed demographics. The large TVs on display are crowd-pullers when an important game is on; and on weekends, there's live music entertainment. This place truly has something for everyone.
Aft Kitchen & Bar is the brainchild of Paul Campbell and opened in 2013. This tiny space is decked up in Toronto sugar maple wood, clear pine and white oak shelves, pendant lamps in glass fixtures and block light. Their menu is based on Southern American barbecue and features daily specials. These include dishes like Texas Style BBQ Brisket, Smoked Pulled Pork, Smokehouse Sandwich, BBQ Side Ribs, Sous-Vide Steak Frites and Smoked Half-Chicken. Complement your meal with handcrafted cocktails such as Smoked Peach Bourbon Sweet Tea and Kentucky Bourbon Sour or bourbons like Knob Creek, Old Grand Dad and Blanton's Original Single Barrel.