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Mill Street Brew Pub

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BEER AVG
3.52/5
Mill Street Brew PubMill Street Brew Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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

(416) 681-0338 | map
millstreetbrewpub.ca

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BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
1,314
Ratings:
3,110
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
59
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
8.51%
 
 
Taps:
11
Bottles/Cans:
6
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 59
Reviews by slyke:
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4.2/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

We wandered in to Mill Street about 3:30 on a rainy Friday afternoon intending only to browse their retail store and taste the samples available there. After a few minutes, we decided to head into the brew pub and siddle up to the bar and try a few of the beers not available in the retail store.

I very much enjoyed the Cobblestone Stout, while my fiance caused a bit of a stir by asking to have the raspberry mixed with the wit after sampling them both. Before long, other patrons and even one of the owners were sampling the concoction - no one else ordered it.

When we get back to Toronto, we will return to Mill Street; for the vibe, for the beer, and next time for food too.

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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  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%

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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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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Mill Street Brew Pub in Toronto, ON, Canada
3.52 out of 5 based on 3,110 ratings.
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