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The Portly Piper

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££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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235 Bayly St W Unit 11, Ajax, Ontario L1S 3K3, Canada
+1 905-426-9535
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been here for lunch and early dinner. It's pretty packed after 3:30pm. We had some drinks, but the food isn't bad here. Good option for the area.

Thank sneekymongoose
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some coworkers and I go to Portly fairly regularly. The variety on the menu is outstanding. They have great daily specials. The portion sizes are great. We always have great wait staff that get us in and out fast. Great place to go.

Thank Hoover2002
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

April 1.... and the is no joke. We were a group of 10 with reservations for dinner. Our waitress took our drinks orders and we were served promptly. After that, we waited a very, VERY long time to order our dinners. We could see that our server had a lot of area to cover, but that should make no difference... More 

3 Thank mikeofguildwood
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food!!!! Great prices!! Speedy service. Love this place and happy to hear they are building one in Oshawa!! Fingers crossed it's as good as this Ajax location. This will be my go to bar for sure!! Highly recommend Portly!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Summerside, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for dinner this evening, it's a noisy and busy plce. A great place to go to start the weekend good pub food and drinks. The crab cakes were very poor.. Great service.

Ajax, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Lunch last week - the service was excellent and the food was great. We had lunch and took 3 pds of wings home and the bill was still under $60.

Thank ALCP1957
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food, excellent staff, just a little noisy when we dined here, maybe it was that time of the day, we will certainly return

Thank mijovin
Whitby, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

average pub type food and drinks nothing special,good local spot,would say try it and judge for yourself.

Thank michaelconnors612
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place has great food and we have spent the last few New Year's Eves here and had a great time and will probably go back next year. The service is hit and miss, but all in all a decent place and never had a bad meal.

Thank Debber40
Ajax, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Always fantastic food and service. Never disappointed. Have been going for years. The wings are the best !!!!!

Thank L D P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Bayly St W Unit 11, Ajax, Ontario L1S 3K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ajax
  • Phone Number: +1 905-426-9535

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