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Kornerstone Bar & Grill

££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Scarborough
Pub, Canadian
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1601 Birchmount Road, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2H5, Canada
+1 416-840-4238
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Ontario
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95 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We stopped here after a day at the zoo, just looking for some grub and a drink. It was very quiet around 6pm on a Friday but I'd assume it picks up. Bar rail shots running for $3.50 between 6-midnight, drink specials, great (and cheap) food specials too! Not the most amazing food ever but for the price, who cares!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Good food and specials. I especially like their wings (half price on Tuesdays and Sundays) and their Ribs are great too (half rack on Wednesdays for $10). Bands with no over on Saturday starting about 9:30-10:00.

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2 Thank NMallon
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

There was just a stabbing tonight. This bar is frequented by thugs. The staff made sure to have them go out after a fight started and more than a dozen Scarborough gangster wanna-bes ended in a stabbing. They were nice enough to let the victim back in after getting stabbed. There are few staff (about 3 girls and 1 guy),... More 

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1 Thank Happy M
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

OMG seriously Kornerstones...You guys need a person who understands and speaks fluent english and Knowledge of past & present bands playing & played... "My conversation: Hello hi how are you I am fine thank you, I ask Is Dream Boats still playing at your location and the Emily the waitress say No i never heard that name no playing here... More 

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1 Thank Aquarian2014
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

I have tried most of their menu's items and have been surprisingly satisfied. However, they are a little bit slow when it is busy. Do not miss their Caribbean Jerk wings. Yummy!

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Thank Jessica D
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014

Seems like an OK bar I can not tell you prices because I went, waited over 1/2 hour at the bar and was not served so I left frustrated. They have lost my business for good, I guess you have to be a local to get served.

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Thank Stephen H
Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

i went to Kornerstone's to hear a live band. You need to get their early if you want a table because it is so small. The band was great. The service was poor. Had to wait a long time to receive my bill. I had ribs and they were burnt. It was a good price for ribs at $12.95. It... More 

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1 Thank jlalders
Toronto
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

The food here is above the average bar. They have alot of specials throughout the week. The atmosphere is pretty good as well for Scarborough standards. The service is casual but friendly. Definitely worth checking out.

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Toronto, Canada
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172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

Food is good, atmosphere is great, and sometimes there are live bands. There is a good selection of drinks and daily specials. But the service sucks! I have been to Kornerstone's a few times since it has reopened under its current name. Sometimes there was no one in the place and I found myself waiting to be served a drink.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Pub, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Birchmount Road, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-840-4238

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Scarborough
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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