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Mill Street Brew PubMill Street Brew Pub

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

21 Tank House Lane
Toronto, Ontario, M5A 3C4

(416) 681-0338 | map

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Reviews by seagoat:
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3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

This is apparently a new restaurant/location that is located in the Distillery district which is a bit east of downtown. It is a cool little area with brick buildings, cobblestone walkways & art shops.

Upon entering the Brewery, there is a small tasting room and gift shop to the left and the entrance to the restaurant/bar to the right. It is a nice, clean, open restaurant with windows surrounding the brewing area so you can see all the equipment.

The bar area has the high tables and stools and the regular low tables and chairs past the bar in the restaurant area. Seemed to be a very standard pub menu with appetizers, basic salads, burgers, pizzas, etc. We split a very average pizza, nothing special.

The bar itself had what seemed to be their 4 standard beers on (because they were the only ones on in the tasting room) and I think there were about 10-12 others on at the time. Lager, Pilsner, Pale Ale, IPA, Stout, Barleywine, Bock, etc. We enjoyed the couple beers we had. Nothing overly special, pretty straight forward, but good none the less. A good stop if you happen to be over in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Electros
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of UrbanCaveman
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
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 -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of jjboesen
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
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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3.46/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

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3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.95/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of DaveBar
2.95/5  rDev -21.5%
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 +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Mill Street Brew Pub in Toronto, ON, Canada
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