Tucked away between Toronto’s thriving Dundas West and College Street strips, The Monarch Tavern has been serving its loyal patrons the coldest draft and warmest memories since 1927. As one of the oldest licensed establishments in the city, it’s more than just a bar—it’s a landmark!
Upstairs you’ll find the archetypal neighborhood public house, with 15 local craft beers on tap, cask conditioned ale, and the best selection of bourbon whisky in the city. There’s no place like The Monarch to watch a Leaf game on the big screen TV’s, shoot some pool, or play a little pinball while you mingle with the crowd. You can still bring up a veal sandwich or slice of pizza from outside, but you may not want to after you’ve tried the delicious southern-style barbecue fare the boys from Hogtown Smoke are now cooking up in our kitchen—everything made from scratch and available gluten-free!
The main floor is the ultimate hangout for anyone who likes to stray a little off the beaten path. It’s a great place to spend the day working on a laptop or meeting with friends over a fine cup of coffee. At night, the lights get turned down low and the room is transformed into a cool but totally casual cocktail lounge and event space, featuring an eclectic mix of live music, DJ’s, and cabaret-style entertainment. With room for up to 120 people, you couldn’t ask for a better place to bring a group or host your next catered affair!
So, whether you’re a college student, construction worker, artist, or fashion model, everyone feels like royalty at The Monarch!