Bar Hop | Toronto, Ontario
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Bar Hop
Excellent based on 50 ratings
Type: Bar

391 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5V 1K1 [ print map ]
647 352 7476 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Mon-Sun noon-2am

Mayor: Sammy (10) | Taps: 38 | Bottles: 115

Bar Hop

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Beer Available At Bar Hop (arranged by most recent)
Great Lakes Brewing Maniacal Hopshop IPA 98, Indie Alehouse Punch Buggy 83, Sawdust City Plantation #1 Row #27 , Great Lakes Brewing Palani , Beavertown Gamma Ray 97, Burdock Belgian Table Beer , Stone City Ales Grizzled Hipster , West Avenue Confederacy Of Dunces , Nickel Brook F32F13 , Indie Alehouse Frisian , Amsterdam Homegrown Farmhouse , Great Lakes Brewing X Bim Hydration Helles , Indie Alehouse Skyfall Saison 78, West Avenue Rhubarberliner , West Avenue The Gloaming , Bellwoods Bine Hunter (Cascade - 2015) , Sawdust City Le Chandail de Skokie 92, Amsterdam X Great Lakes Maverick and Gose 92, Sawdust City X Bar Hop Wood Of Cthulhu , Great Lakes Brewing Chill Winston Grisette 80
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50 reviews for Bar Hop
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  81%
 Selection  86%
 Food  77%
 Value  73%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  94%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
aidansmith  (6) Ontario | October 27, 2015
Fantastic beer list, flights, good food. No wonder Bar Hop just opened a massively bigger location almost around the corner. This is a must visit bar for any Toronto beer geek. Food is great, service terrific and the staff know their beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
rejtable  (203) Ontario | August 1, 2015
This is a great spot, a definite rival for Volo. Tons of great taps, well curated bottle list. Service was awesome, place is super small and cozy, so it can get loud but great vibe. Really loved this place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoR  (16) Toronto, Ontario | July 10, 2015
Cool place with excellent service. Nice rotating local beers on tap and a very good selection of Belgian brews in bottle.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
nate2g  (1046) 上海 / Boomtown!, Australia | June 14, 2015
Visited a number of times over the week, including once with the affable Mr HogTownHarry. It sure is a great beer bar. The draft selection is nicely balanced between the hometown favourites and the more interesting and obscure offerings from around the province. As a bonus, Ontario Cider Week delivered some crackiní ciders to try. Also worthy of note, is the excellent food menu. I have tried a few things such as the savoury garlic doughnuts, stuffed jalapenos, smoked pork cubano and the burger and the portions are plentiful and itís all delicious stuff. Service is efficient even when handling the busy crowds. A highlight in the Toronto beer scene. This is my 1000th place rate and yes, I clearly have way too much time on my hands.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou  (276) , | March 28, 2015
Crowded and lively little bar, solid tap selection, mostly Ontario brews. Friendly service and surprisingly nice snacks. Good place on a Toronto pub crawl, even though try to avoid rush hours.
DuffMan  (328) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | January 20, 2015
Our final stop on our spontaneous pub crawl. Waited a while to find seats at the bar, very chaotic and packed. Fantastic tap line and bottle list, knowledgable bar staff but man were they pulled thin-- my impression here is that this place is either understaffed or undermanaged. Once we were settled in it was all good, so Iíd come back.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
craftycarl21  (88) Seattle, Washington | January 20, 2015
Iím strangely conflicted about this place on the whole. The list was very good, and they updated their website which I love (I really went just to get one of my favorites, Peche Mortel, on nitro), but it just seemed to be a bit bush league. The bartender seemed friendly and reasonably efficient, but I watched her struggle with a draft line that was pouring a bit foamy; she didnít know the tricks and wasted a lot of beer. Food looked greasy and uninspiring, though the tables were packed and I didnít eat so I guess thatís not fair. 750 mL of Cantillon Saint Lamvinus was staring the bar in the face and I asked the price on it. Bartender had no idea, couldnít find a button in the computer, and finally came up with an estimate but not a hard price. I had told her I likely wouldnít buy it, but to not really know what the beer that is probably most desirable for a beer geek nor know its price seemed unprofessional for a place professing to be a beer bar. Overall Iím being harsh and the numbers are more reflective, but itís an anecdote I felt worth sharing. Still, the list alone is worth visiting, and it may have just been a strange occurrence.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
mabel  (230) Toronto, Ontario | January 3, 2015
Have visited on numerous occasions now, also for several fun events. Itís a wee bar but they have an enormous number of taps and bottles for the space, and well-chosen selections of local and imported brews at that. Staff is knowledgeable and very friendly, they tend to know their beer (and food). Food is typically delicious, I quite like the club sandwich but there are other tasty items on the menu. Events are well-organized and usually you can try dozens of new local brews and one-offs if the timing is right. For value, you canít beat their 5oz pours of any tap for a sampler, especially considering the location and availability. Iíd wager this bar is a contender for the top 3 bars in Toronto these days, and itís starting to pull ahead of the others. Absolutely worth visiting if youíre in the city -- and youíll want to come back again. Love it.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Quevillon  (248) Boisbriand, Quebec | October 17, 2014
Visited on the evening of October 8, 2014. It was on a Wednesday night, but alot of people at this pub, well being in the Entertainment District, plus itís the opening season of the NHL, not a surprise. But Iíve managed to find a spot at the bar. The place itself is very small, about Volo size small. Typical pub look, dark wood and everything. Very good beer list, both bottle and tap, the prices are ok. The service was equally good, to the point that they prove Flying Monkeys wrong about one of their beers. Food menu is limited pub fair, but my burger was big and yummy! A must do again!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Freaky_tiki  (20) Toronto, Ontario | August 20, 2014
First things first: this place is over rated. Yes, the beer list is deep & wide & interesting. But the service was weak ... Our server was unfamiliar with many of the beers on their list & was unable to help or inspire. Also, a few beers were ordered but never arrived. The ambiance is typical theatre district The crowd is also a tad on the lame side: lots of 905íers & Bay Street dullards & musical tourists. Iíd take the victory cafe or the only cafe over this place any day. Disappointing. I hear they are about to get replaced by a condo tower -- maybe thatís why the servers arenít as on the ball as they should be? Will try again before the are demoed & just see if they had their b list team on the floor tonight.

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