About Drake One Fifty
After ten years of hosting guests and travelers from all over the world at our West Queen West HQ, Drake has come to be known as an energetic hub for dining and hospitality as well as visual and performance art. Our first restaurant outpost moves our brand eastward to Toronto’s bustling Financial District and extends our mandate for all things Drake. Meet Drake One Fifty; a chip off the old block, or simply put, Drake without beds: Food. Drink. Art.
Fusion / Eclectic, Canadian
Hours of Operation:
Statutory Holidays: Open
CAN$51 and over
From live music and DJs to silent films, there's usually something happening at Drake One Fifty. Visit our website www.drakeonefifty.ca to find out what's on tonight.
Planning an event? From power lunches to celebratory dinners, give us a shout and we'll bring the food. Impress your guests with a delicious spread from Drake One Fifty. Contact us for menus and pricing.
The underground parking lot for 150 York Street can be found off Adelaide Street West. If you are driving east on Adelaide, stay in the left lane after you cross University Avenue. You will see the entrance to the lot on your left hand side; there will be a red "P" sign for our building's underground parking. If you cross York Street, you've gone too far!
Drake One Fifty is located midway between the St. Andrew's + Osgoode subway stations.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Delicious food, an all-night atmosphere, DJs + live music, and our vintage inspired photo booth; a Drake party is like no other. Film festival after parties and urban weddings are both completely at home here. Our roster of bands and DJs, really delicious catering for groups of any size puts the pleasure back in planning; we're here to help every step of the way. Stop by for a personal tour of our space or give us a shout to swap magical party recipes.
Host your next event at one of Toronto's most unique venues.
Drake One Fifty Ratings and Reviews
Made reservation 3 weeks prior, got seat ...
Made reservation 3 weeks prior, got seated at last table, next to kitchen - disappointed. Service was a little slow and by the time they came around to get our order, the kitchen "ran out" of desired selection - disappointed. Food was top notch, wine list was fabulous, service was friendly and prompt once they got around to us. Made it all up when they comp'd a couple of items on our bill. Would definitely recommend and will go again.
Had a great time at the Drake 150. Been ...
Had a great time at the Drake 150. Been to the hotel many times but it was my first time coming here. We were a table of three middle-aged chicks and, clearly, this was a place for the young and beautiful. Nevertheless, I didn't feel out of place. Sat on the patio and enjoyed a couple of cocktails and then a burger with salad. The music was ah-may-zing! courtesy of a DJ inside the restaurant.
My only complaint is that the wait staff is almost *too* attentive. Constant interruptions about what we needed and/or someone trying to take my glass or plate when I hadn't quite finished. I've noticed this happening quite frequently (I'm in a downtown restaurant about three times a week) and I'm not sure what it's about? Trying to get the table to turnover more quickly perhaps? Often I feel I'm fending off the server's attempt to grab my uneaten dinner. *lol*
Nevertheless, I will try it out again ... loved it. Will bring a friend next week.
We weren't expecting a "fine dining" exp ...
We weren't expecting a "fine dining" experience when we chose Drake 150 for a Sunday evening meal however, based on the branding, we were expecting a hip ambience and a dining experience that is a step up from the usual chain restaurant. Instead the ambience is almost tacky and the pretentious menu is delivered with poorly presented and mediocre dishes. Our feeling was that the Earl's chain restaurant down the street might have been a better choice.
The experience has made us think twice about trying an expensive weekend at the Drake Devonshire in Prince Edward County
This was not my first time at the Drake, ...
This was not my first time at the Drake, and it was as good this time as it was in my previous visits. Whether there with 2 people or 20, the service is always attentive, the food delicious and the ambiance exactly what you'd expect for a restaurant in its location.
Thanks for a great pre-concert experience!
A great place if your on a business lunc ...
A great place if your on a business lunch or you come for a late lunch, with neither being the case for me. Since I was dining alone I felt like a nuisance to the staff. The food was ok, nothing special. I did like however the russian dressing in the burger. Boring presentation and mignonette with my oysters.
Pretty sure its a better place for dinner.
The best thing for me about drake 150 wa ...
The best thing for me about drake 150 was how great and well informed our waitress was. The wines we had were excellent, love that she offered me testers. Food was good and very creative. Wine perhaps abit over priced.
I did struggle with the noise level. I know you cater to a younger crowd but I think some nice cocktail/dinner time jazz could create a really cool vibe
Maybe leave the loud music to later.
Jazz always adds some class to a bar
I had business lunch with 3 of us. Two ...
I had business lunch with 3 of us. Two of us ordered the Salmon...1st time out it was overcooked and even after replacement it was not done properly.
My client was not impressed and neither was I.
Salmon was also overpriced for the portion size.
Our waiter was nice, but forgot a few th ...
Our waiter was nice, but forgot a few things at times... Hey it can happen. Most of all the food was not worth the cost. Disappointing. The half bird was ok... I asked for a salad as an option for side. They brought a mix leaf salad that looked like I could have grabbed them myself from the plastic container... Other guests thought food was just ok, nothing special.
Brunch was amazing. We had the smoked sa ...
Brunch was amazing. We had the smoked salmon eggs Benny and the French toast. Everything was decadent and delicious. Try the earl gray macarons too! Service was also impeccable. They seated us in the middle since it was just two of us, but I asked to be moved to the edge where they would usually seat 3 people and after a quick check, they moved us over no problem. Try the earl gray macarons too! Yum!
The hostesses the server and the sommeli ...
The hostesses the server and the sommelier were very attentive to all our requests: sitting on a busy patio , cooling the wine, and giving us time to sit after our meal. TheDJ had great music as well. My friends were impressed!
Too pricey for Lunch
Haven' t seen tables that close together since I was last in Manhattan. Please not, Toronto is NOT Manhattan. Too close, mans too loud, but if only my drink had been adult sized, I wouldn't have been too bothered about paying $15 for a cocktail. Staff and service were lovely.
I was very disappointed by my visit to D ...
I was very disappointed by my visit to Drake 150 after multiple great visits in the past. The service was beyond words awful. Waiter took our order then never came back to check on us again. The pizza I had raved about to my colleagues was nothing like in the past and we didn't even have the opportunity to tell the waiter since Jordy never came by to check on us. Thankfully we were able to tell maybe the manager when she came by to clear our plates and she gave us a free dessert platter. Jordy came by to give us plates for the dessert we had "ordered" and was shocked and exclaimed "you should have told me you didn't like the pizza" when we told him why we got it. We would have, Jordy, if you had bothered to come by. Yes it was lunch and busy, but he clearly walked by glanced at us and walked away. It was a team lunch I had taken my team out for and it was an embarrassingly bad experience! While the burger was still good, I will certainly never be recommending or coming back again. Truly unacceptable.
Food was ok; bit overpriced; eclectic decor
Food was just ok. Had expected more based on the other reviews. Had had much better charcuterie plates. Dumplings were just ok. Salads very expensive for what you get. Meatballs were good. Frites were yummy. Probably would not go again for food. Drinks were delicious; would go back for drinks.
Awesome atmosphere, but lacks good veggie options
Not a lot of selection for vegetarians unfortunately. The 1 vegetarian friendly pizza was overpriced and bland. Go to Libretto or Queen Margarita instead.
Great bar scene though. I would definitely go back for a drink or have drinks on the patio with a friend before dinner.
I found the stool seating close to the w ...
I found the stool seating close to the windows uncomfortable. My quinoa dish had a pleasant taste, however it was visually unappealing and lacked in texture. The key lime tart was delicious and beautifully presented. My husband and I have been to Drake for a drink, and I enjoyed that experience much more than the dinner I had with my friend.
We were somewhat disappointed in the exp ...
We were somewhat disappointed in the experience - having enjoyed the other Drake restaurants (Drake Hotel, Devonshire) many times. It was definitely busy - even at 7:30pm on a Monday so we ended up sitting close to the kitchen.
The food was a bit disappointing - I had the suckling pig - the skin was fantastic: crisp, excellent - but the meat was not as tender as I would have liked.
The other two members of our party had the burger and the steak - both good.
We started with the calarmari - interesting mix of flavours, but overcooked and the arugula salad which was excellent.
The table was very uncomfortable - no matter how I sat, I hit the centre pillar of the table with my knee.
I would go back any time for drinks, but probably not for dinner. At the cost, there are much better options out there.
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