Mill Street Brew Pub

Mill Street Brew PubMill Street Brew Pub
BA SCORE
3.5/5
3,380 Ratings
Mill Street Brew PubMill Street Brew Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

21 Tank House Lane
Toronto, Ontario, M5A 3C4
Canada

(416) 681-0338 | map
millstreetbrewpub.ca

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BEER STATS
Beers:
56
Reviews:
1,421
Ratings:
3,380
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.82/5
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
61
pDev:
12.3%
 
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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 29
Reviews by crashdavisinoh:
Photo of crashdavisinoh
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Went here on a recent trip to Toronto with a friend...it is located in the distillery district....very cool place filled with restaurants, galleries, a sake distillery (great sake) and mill st brew pub. Very nice looking exterior and interior...we sat inside as it was a bit warm out and were seated on the other side of the glass of the tanks. We were in the bar at a table...service was great...our server was attentive and offered good suggestions for me. I tried two beers of my own and sampled my friends as well. I had the blueberry wheat on cask (see review) and the coffee porter (see review). I was disappointed when they were out of the coffee porter on draft but gave it a go in the bottle anyways. The server was apologetic...asked what kind of beers I liked and made suggetions...BUT I had heard good things about the coffee porter so wanted that. Did not have the food but it looked quite good from what I saw. I enjoyed this place...sitting there...good service...old wooden bar...they had 12 or so house beers on draft at reasonable prices...watching sports...great time. I would make it a point to return when going back to toronto! One thing I didn't like...they offer samplings of their beers....BUT...they organize it for you...4 of this...or 4 of that...or 4 of that...I didn't ask if I could substitute but I like the freedom of picking my own samples. But like I said...I didn't ask if I could substitute...so this may an easy fix.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of eberesford
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Sprawling place in the distillary districr, the original Mill Street. Has now become a chain and is owned by Labbats. Still, the atmosphere is good, the beer acceptable if not distinguished and the food and service both good.

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Photo of boszormeny
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Electros
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of UrbanCaveman
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

As plenty of others have mentioned, this place is in the middle of the Distillery District, which is kitschy as kitschy can be - especially if you happen to visit during the Christmas market, which my girlfriend and I did. This means Mill St. tends to be crowded, and that crowd tends to be raucous - even on a Thursday evening. If you're looking for somewhere relatively quiet, this is not for you. Service seems to be hit or miss - our experience seated indoors was subpar, while our experience at the outdoor bar was good. The food is a bit pricey, and is not quite up to the standards one might expect for the price point.

Regarding the beer, this is not a brewery that caters to the hophead crowd - which means that I rather enjoyed their beers. There was an assortment of lagers and porters, most of which were all right, a couple of which were rather tasty. I'd return on my next stop in Toronto, but just to have a beer or three.

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Photo of al_al1357
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of jjboesen
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Mill Street can be found amidst the very touristy Distillery District, an interesting block of early 20th Century building that have been converted to stores, shops, galleries and eateries, of which Mill Street is one. It is very busy, loud and raucous. Maybe you'll get served and maybe you will not. My first attempt was at the indoor bar, where I just got stares from the bartenders. After 15 minutes of watching others drink beer, I went out to the patio bar and all was well. If you can endure the noise, the buzz and the chain atmosphere, you can enjoy yourself with decent beer and hearty grub. While I do not see myself going here again, I would seek out heir beer.

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Photo of dgilks
3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

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3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.95/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DaveBar
2.95/5  rDev -22.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Stopped in for a beer and bite. Wanted to try a brew house looking for something off the radar. Didn't find much here.

Same offering as the LCBO and The Beer Store. WAY expensive food and beer. Not much flavor and it's pretty much a crush you in and turn the seats over ASAP and you get that feeling

Not for me again.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Mill Street Brew Pub in Toronto, ON, Canada
Brewery rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 3,380 ratings
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