Victory Cafe | Toronto, Ontario
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Victory Cafe
Exceptional based on 25 ratings
Type: Restaurant

581 Markham Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada M6B 2L7 [ print map ]
416 516 5787

victorycafe.ca

Hours: 4pm-2am Mon-Fri, Sat & Sun Brunch 10am-3pm


Mayor: Freaky_tiki (5) | Taps: 13 | Bottles: 20


Victory Cafe

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Beer Available At Victory Cafe (arranged by most recent)
Spearhead Sam Roberts Band Session Ale , Flying Monkeys Muddy Waters Imperial Brown Ale , Spearhead India White Ale 49, Mill Street 100th Meridian 28, Great Lakes Brewing My Bitter Wife IPA 96, Flying Monkeys Netherworld Cascadian Dark Ale 96, Flying Monkeys Smashbomb Atomic IPA 98, Neustadt Springs Texas Tea Stout 84, Great Lakes Brewing Full Nelson APA , Camerons Auburn Ale 46, Granite Brewery IPA 44, Kensington Brewing Santaís íStache
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25 reviews for Victory Cafe
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  70%
 Selection  70%
 Food  72%
 Value  79%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  77%
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64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
samzim  (56) Ontario | May 21, 2014
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian  (57) Canadiana, Nova Scotia | May 8, 2014
Good patio in a nice part of town. They have about 15 -20 taps or so with two rotating casks. Ontario focus beer and it is pretty good mix of regular beers and seasonal. Food is well priced and tasty enough. No complaints here.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber  (235) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | July 24, 2012
Pub located south of Bloor st near Bathurst intersection in old Victorian house. Multileveled for events Service is hit and miss. They do have solid beer list. Good value.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
PatIrish  (13) Toronto, Ontario | December 21, 2011
I always have time for a pint at Victory. Unfortunately, I donít always have time for the poserís and hipsters.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee  (508) Toronto, ON, Ontario | September 10, 2011
Finally visited this little spot with my sister on a recent warm afternoon. Long narrow room downstairs with a smaller upstairs area that doesnít seem to get used all the often. Inside is kind of dumpy. The patio is the busiest part of the establishment (at least on this sunny day, it was). Solid selection of Ontario micros at a fairly reasonable price. Youíll find similar brews on tap here as elsewhere around the city, but thereís not a whole lot of stuff in this immediate area, so itís worth checking out if you find yourself in the neighborhood.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn  (80) Waterloo, Ontario | March 25, 2011
They always have a good selection of beers, and itís the only place Iíve come across in Ontario that serves "real cask ale". Food is good too.
44
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 8/20
cratez  (222) Toronto, Ontario | July 12, 2010| Updated October 13, 2012
Holy pretentious Batman! Came here after a show in December í09 and was very disappointed. First of all, thereís nowhere to sit. Took a while to get some service, and when we did we got some lumber jack-looking goofball with a big chip on his shoulder. Upon asking, "what do you have on cask?" the server responded, "pfft...I donít know," then proceeded to cater to his hipster friends in the corner. Eventually I managed to get a pint of Durham Red Dragon, which was delicious. Didnít try any of the food because the kitchen was closed when we wanted to eat. The seats in our booth were ripped out of place and would lift each time you got up or moved forward. Basically this bar is a dump packed full of snobby U of T students. Good traits? Hmm...thereís a solid beer selection (Duggan #9, Hop Addict, King Pils) and drinks are cheap. Thatís about it. I would say avoid Victory unless youíre one of the insider locals who likes to sneer at íintruders.í A parochial enclave...go to Volo instead!
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
RC8  (18) Toronto, Ontario | June 8, 2010
Wondeful beer served by wonderful people at an even more wonderful price. I came here with my girlfriend, we both had a pint each, ate, etc. The bill was $20 and the atmosphere was terrific. Really a great place.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
hopwartz  (32) Toronto, Ontario | June 5, 2010
The Victory is great when your with a group of friends that just really want to get hammered and have a good night. The draft list is usually the same, with the exception of a few rotating taps. They mostly serve Durham beers on cask which is always a plus. Service has been friendly most of the times, and the food is mediocre pubgrub. Not to mention pints are cheap!
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
AGAquino  (50) Toronto, Ontario | November 1, 2009
The Victory is probably my 2nd favourite beer bar in Toronto. Itís not shinny and sofisticated, nor would I want it to be. It is a casual quaint rustic bar with great food, great beer, knowledgeable and friendly wait staff. As an architect and beer aficionado, I would not change a thing.

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