Feeling a bit peckish after a play, a game or a few drinks in the city? You’ll find options within walking distance of Pantages. And don’t worry about safety: Toronto has a good police presence and friendly folks who are happy to direct you.
The Imperial Pub at 54 Dundas Street East has hosted students, retail workers and other colourful characters since 1944. It serves pub favourites until 1am and drinks until 2am daily.
For all-day breakfasts and comfort-food classics, head to Fran’s at 200 Victoria Street. The chain has been a Toronto favourite since 1940 and this location is open 24/7.
Burgers, pitas, wraps and milkshakes are the order of the day at ASAP City at 213 Church Street. It’s open till midnight Monday to Thursday, 2am on Friday and Saturday and 11pm on Sunday.
Ubiquitous throughout the northern United States, Denny’s has a Toronto location at 121 Dundas Street West and offers big breakfasts all day long as well as burgers, sandwiches and some heartier fare. It’s open 24/7.
Our older Chinatown (we have two), from Dundas to College along Spadina and spreading out a few blocks east and west, is a very popular choice for late-night feasting. To get there, head west on Dundas to Spadina Avenue by foot, streetcar, bike or cab/Uber/Lyft. But for a closer Cantonese experience try Hong Shing. It’s walking distance at 195 Dundas Street West and serves noodles, sizzling plates, and a host of meat and veggie delights until 4am from Thursday to Saturday and 1am the rest of the time.