Food & Drink

These are Toronto's Bad Decision Bars

Published On 01/08/2014 Published On 01/08/2014
Toronto Bad Decision Bars
The Brunswick House
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Madison Avenue Pub & Restaurant
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The Dance Cave
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1. The Dance Cave 529 Bloor St W, Toronto, M5S 1Y5 (The Annex)

Located a floor above the iconic Lee's Palace, The Dance Cave is exactly what it sounds like: a bar in a large space built for you to dance the night away to DJs playing retro, indie rock, alt rock, and mod.

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2. The Brunswick House 481 Bloor St W, Toronto, M5S 1X9 (The Annex)

Also referred to as "Ye Olde Brunswick House" and "The Brunny", this bar/club is often packed to the brim with enthusiastic dancing crowds mostly consisting of college kids.

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3. Crown and Tiger 414 College St, Toronto, M5T 1T1 (Kensington Market)

More than just a bar with a cool name, Crown and Tiger serves up greasy bar food, cheap shots & pitchers of ice-cold brew.

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4. The Madison 14 Madison Ave, Toronto, M5R 2S1 (The Annex)

Located in the Annex, this massive establishment has six floors with a number of bars inside to order reasonably priced drinks, and they also have a large patio area for enjoying the warmer months.

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5. Wide Open 139A Spadina St, Toronto, M5V 2K8 (Fashion District)

This tiny Spadina St bar isn't the easiest place to find, but once you do, help yourself to a selection of super-cheap libations including pitchers and shots.

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6. Cabin Five 225 Richmond St W, Toronto, M5V1W2 (Fashion District)

Cheap drinks. Small crowds. Quality music. This is Cabin Five and once you start going, you may not stop.

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7. Tryst Nightclub 82 Peter St, Toronto, M5V 2G5

This nightclub always has poppin' music, great drinks, and even a quality patio area to enjoy the evening.

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8. Crawford 718 College St, Toronto, M6G 1C3 (Little Italy)

This bar boasts dual levels, with the upstairs being more low key with tons of seating and a large bar, and the downstairs featuring dim lighting, and crazy-loud music.