587 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada M4Y 1Z4
bar (House Ales)  4.9/5.0 141 reviews
Mon-Thurs 4pm-2am; Fri-Sat 12pm-2am; Sun 2pm-12am *Opening times vary seasonally.*

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Mayor: jercraigs (7) | Taps: 32 | Bottles: 70
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Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Raspberry)4.2%9/29/2016
Le Trou du Diable Aldred4.25%9/19/2016
Revel Cider Spirit of India6.9%9/19/2016
Black Oak Sink or Swim4.5%9/10/2016
Stone City Ales Windward Belgian Wheat4.9%9/10/2016
Sawdust City There’s No Way of Knowing5.5%9/4/2016
West Avenue Catalyst II6.5%9/4/2016
Les Trois Mousquetaires Hors Série Berliner Weisse3%9/4/2016
The Exchange Session Saison4.5%9/4/2016
Dieu du Ciel Sentinelle5.2%9/4/2016
House Ales Reale3.8%9/4/2016
Rainhard x Folly Mass Hysteria5.9%9/4/2016
Burdock Cuvée III10%9/4/2016
Sawdust City The Mountie8%9/4/2016
Burdock Brett Pale Ale7.1%9/4/2016
The Exchange No. 10 Double IPA8.5%9/4/2016
Le Trou du Diable Grivoise de Noël7.5%8/29/2016
Stone City Ales Pretty Things3.8%8/29/2016
Dieu du Ciel Tamarindo Gose5.7%8/29/2016
Collective Arts Papaya Saison6%8/29/2016
Stone City Ales Bianca Sour Saison 6%8/5/2016
Le Trou du Diable / Del Ducato Bella Ciao5%8/5/2016
Indie Alehouse Pimmy McPimmface5%8/4/2016
Revel Cider Apfelgose7.5%8/4/2016
Stone City Ales Ampersand8%8/4/2016
The Exchange Oud Bruin7.4%8/4/2016
Burdock Mango Berliner4.5%7/27/2016
Trois Dames Forêt Noire6.8%7/14/2016
Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner5.2%7/14/2016
Bench Brewing Twenty Mile Farmhouse Ale5.3%7/11/2016
Revel Cider Cardinal6.9%7/7/2016
Nickel Brook Ceres4%7/7/2016
Sawdust City Bitter Beauty IIPA9%7/7/2016
Stone City Ales Single Ladies8%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Night Watch7.2%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Twelve Star Session Ale4.8%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Windward (Sour with Cherries)5.5%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Mad Mad World6.2%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales / Beau’s Brett Friends Forever6%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Ships In The Morning5.6%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Everything Is Purple5.5%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Katerina4.3%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Ben’s Best Bitter 4.3%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Ladies First8%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Sirena Spring Saison5.6%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Layla7.5%7/5/2016
Great Lakes Brewery Karma Citra6.5%7/5/2016
Indie Alehouse Unheard Melodies6%7/5/2016
The Exchange Golden Ale7.6%7/4/2016
Nickel Brook Half Bastard5.3%7/3/2016
Le Trou du Diable Saint-Maurice4%7/3/2016
Rainhard Hop Cone Syndrome8.5%7/3/2016
Collective Arts Gose5.2%7/3/2016
Spirit Tree Lavender Pear6%7/3/2016
Innocente Two Night Stand8.5%7/3/2016
House Ales East Side6.3%7/3/2016
House Ales Southside Brett IPA5%7/3/2016
Amsterdam Ritual4%7/2/2016
Sawdust City It’d Be A Lot Cooler If You Did4.5%7/2/2016
Dieu du Ciel Saison du Parc4.2%7/2/2016
Bellwoods Jelly King5.6%7/2/2016
West Avenue Malus-Humulus6.9%7/2/2016
Stone City Ales Single Handed Rakau5%7/2/2016
Flying Monkeys Graceland Too White IPA4.7%10/6/2016
Stone City Ales Aurora 5.2%9/30/2016
Revel Cider Lucy’s Lucid Dream6.9%9/29/2016
Great Lakes Brewery No Chance With Miranda6%9/29/2016
Stone City Ales Peach, Don’t Kill My Vibe3.4%9/29/2016
Le Trou du Diable / De la Senne Schieve Tabarnak5.3%9/29/2016
Tooth And Nail Eerste5.6%9/29/2016
Amsterdam X Great Lakes Maverick and Gose5.2%9/29/2016
Le Trou du Diable Willow Gose4%9/29/2016
Halo System Overload8%9/16/2016
Bench Brewing Ball’s Falls4.5%9/16/2016
Le Trou du Diable Dulcis Succubus7%9/29/2016
Muddy York Gaslight Helles5.2%9/29/2016
Revel Cider Lemon Meringue7.5%9/29/2016
Bench Clean Slate5.7%9/29/2016
Stone City Ales / Nickel Brook The Second Son of Sydenham5.2%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Chloe5.9%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales Sons of Sydenham (Blueberry & Lemon Peel) 4.7%7/5/2016
Stone City Ales / Nickel Brook Tijuana Sunrise7.5%7/5/2016
Bench Brewing Citra Grove6%9/29/2016
Great Lakes Brewery Limp Puppet 3.8%9/29/2016

  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Marheb  (375) San Diego, California | March 25, 2012
Rustique, confortable avec une terrasse et une sélection impressionnante. Une vingtaine de bières Québécoises en fût étaient aussi disponible. Last call à 23h un dimanche, pas fort.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
jercraigs  (543) Toronto, Ontario | October 6, 2016
If you can only pick one beer place to go in Toronto while visiting, this should probably be it. Great patio in summer, pretty cozy in the winter. Draft list has recently been expanded and is generally one of the best in Toronto. One of the best places to find seasonals and one-offs from Ontario breweries, especially since they tweet the tap list online. The House Ales beers are typically good to great. Bottle selection is impressive but can be pricey - prices often reflect the exclusivity and rarity of the beers on offer. The menu has been reduced from what they had previously. The meat and cheese boards are great but again, prices reflect the fact that you are getting high quality meats and cheese. Service is always attentive and friendly and generally fairly knowledgeable. Typically bar service only now. Festivals and special events are VERY popular so plan to get there early. Friday and Saturday nights are busy so get there early or expect a wait for a table.
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 13/20
tryonqc  (12) Québec, Quebec | August 7, 2016
Beer bar with half the taps either wines/ciders or empty. Beer selection is good and lots of imported stuff. Can't taste a beer before you order it, which is a no go for. I travel alone so I like to chat with other people / barman. This is a problem here since there are no bar seats at the bar, it's just to order your own beer. A lot of beers from Quebec, so I already drank 1/4 of their menu.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Shanshirohop  (27) Zaragoza, Spain | May 30, 2016
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
spycow  (70) Illinois | May 7, 2016
Visited about a year ago with a friend of mine from Toronto. Great ambience with both seats and standing room in the bar. The taps are in the back and easy to order from. Great list of beers on tap from a variety of breweries both domestic and international. Prices were on point for both taps and bottles. The atmosphere was great and in nice location in Toronto. Definitely a place I will be visiting again upon a return to Toronto. Highly recommended.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
flatmatt  (80) Northville, Michigan | April 30, 2016| Updated July 24, 2016
A rather small bar with a nice, cozy feel to it. The selection isn’t the biggest (though it is fairly big), but the variety and quality is absolutely there. Service is at the bar (though they will bring your food to your table when it’s ready), but everyone’s very friendly and helpful. One of our servers was just starting, and it took a bit to pour the beer and ring up our order, but it’s the attitude that counts in the long run, I think, and as a business, they have that. Personally, I like the order-by-letter system they have going on here, but they’ll help you out even if you didn’t note the letter of your beer. We visited during the week (once in the late afternoon, then later that night after 11), so it wasn’t overly crowded, though there weren’t a whole lot of seats left at night. Pretty good food.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
troubles  (267) Tel Aviv, Israel | April 19, 2016
Good selection of Ontario local and Quebec craft. No flights, but they serve pours of 5 oz. However, ordering beers is very uncomfortable - the taps are labeled a to z, while the tap list is written on a blackboard almost on the other side of the bar. No written menu and no serving to tables at all... It means you need to get up from your table to one side on the place, look the taps list, choose a beer (or 4 if you are going to have small pours), go the bar, order and then take your beer (or 4) by yourself back to your table. I felt this is a very weird process - why not just put the tap list near the taps?
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 4/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
RoseGambrinus  (8) Ontario | February 10, 2016
Been here several times and it’s always a nice place to enjoy some good local beer. Wouldn’t recommend going on an empty stomach though, mostly just cheese and crackers for food. Washrooms could use a serious upgrade.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Boudicca  (1231) London, England | February 7, 2016
Our first stop in Toronto with Harry as our guide. Volo is a lovely cosy place with a great range of beers, good food and friendly service. When we were there it was about to be renovated and hopefully this will have included a toilet upgrade - as Harry said about the old ones, imagine you’re in Paris! (Visited 5 November 2012).
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
UrbanCaveman  (20) Ohio | December 17, 2015
Located right near the highways in downtown Toronto, this is a quaint little bar, all dark wood, slate, and antiques as far as the eye can see. There’s a tap for every letter of the alphabet plus a few, and the selection seems to be well-curated and varied. Service is restricted to going up to the bar to get your beverages, but it’s hardly a negative, especially when the bartenders tend to be helpful. I did not try the food, but I did find a spectacular Canadian-brewed hefeweizen. I also didn’t bother with the bottle selection, as when I’m out at a bar, it’s for the draught experience. Will definitely return on any subsequent trips to Toronto.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 3/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 3/10
  • VALUE 1/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
aidansmith  (6) Ontario | October 27, 2015
Volo is a decent beer bar in a city where craft beer is still not widely available and the macro breweries dominate tap lists everywhere. But Toronto has so much more to offer the true craft beer geek...places with more innovative tap lists with better food, better prices and a better ambiance. The house brewed ales are fairly mediocre, and anything from out of province is massively overpriced. Also, the music is loud and annoying and you have to stand in line at the bar when you want to order. Staff are very knowledgeable about the beer though.

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