About FARMHOUSE Tavern
Serving #FARMHOUSEhospitality. Rooted in the charming influences of the rural Ontario farmhouse. A little bit country/ A lot rock & roll. Cooking a blackboard menu of #FARMdrivenFOOD. Pouring Ontario craft brews + artisanal VQA.
Canadian, Gastro Pub
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Fridays 11:45am-1:45pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Small Mid-Day Menu: Saturday 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Dinner: Thursday - Sunday 6:00pm - 10:00pm
*Buck-A-Shuck Oysters 5-6pm Sunday nights.
CAN$30 and under
You can park Edwin on our North/South street, or on North side of Dupont East of the restaurant.
Nearest subway is Bloor & Keel. 4 min walk.
Private Party Facilities:
Our private 'HUNT CAMP' room seats 9-12ppl at one high top table.
The entire venue can accommodate 120 guests for buy out events.
Private Party Contact:
Darcy MacDonell: 4165619114x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
FARMHOUSE tavern is available for private or semi-private functions on Wednesday or Thursday nights.
FARMHOUSE Tavern Ratings and Reviews
Great food as usual! One of my favorite ...
Great food as usual! One of my favorite places to have meal'
One of my Toronto Faves
Delicious farm-to-table dining with a great drink selection and friendly, helpful service
Limited brunch selection. Small tables b ...
Limited brunch selection. Small tables barely allow 2 plates. Had heard great things but was a bit disappointed. Service was great.
The food is absolutely spectacular!! 👌� ...
The food is absolutely spectacular!! 👌🏼Service great. The ambience perfect!! Eccentric and lovely!
My son and I came to Toronto for a visit from Ft Lauderdale, FL. The location was unexpectedly in what seems like a residential neighborhood. But once inside, loved the warm eclectic decor with country charm. I especially liked that every table and seat had a different coffee mug at each setting. The staff and atmosphere is unpretentious, but the food was outstanding. Definitely worth every penny, not that I thought it was terribly expensive either. We had ordered the Mother and child reunion, not one complaint can be said! My son ate the whole thing, practically licked the plank clean! I had the Bird in the Nest, I have never had that combination of butternut squash with the perfectly poached eggs and the "cherry on top" bacon, so very pleasantly surprised. We shared an order of french fries, that's the french fries I crave. My only wish is that there was a location in South Florida. Delicious!!!
Enjoyed a lovely brunch with some friend ...
Enjoyed a lovely brunch with some friends from out of town. Service and food were excellent! Would definitely go back as we just moved into the neighbourhood.
low key but awesome food
The place is run-down but don't let that fool you. I went there for brunch and had the "mother & child reunion" (duck confit). It was delish!! Also had a caesar (drink), it was fantastic. Friendly service. Definitely coming back :)
Great food and service; portions a bit small.
The Farmhouse Tavern is a neighbourhood favourite: it has a great patio, good ambiance, fresh & local menu, and the service is always reliable. I have been many times for brunch, and the first time recently for dinner. The food is always delicious and the experience consistently enjoyable, however I found the dinner menu to be lacking in value (portion sizes, particularly the rabbit ravioli and the fish dish of the day, left us hungry). The best bang for your buck - if that's what you're looking for - is the house made burger.
Nothing at all
Nothing at all
Friendly, full of locals..the front room ...
Friendly, full of locals..the front room was very loud, the lamb was awesome but very skimpy on the sides, the burger was cold blue rare in the center..yikes! But lots of fries, and the duck egg was delish...maybe the cook was new?..lol :)
Good food, Nick people, ate like kings
Good food, Nick people, ate like kings
Can I try one of everything?
We went for brunch and were very happy to have a reservation as they were turning people away at the door. All the food items are winners, you can tell they take great pride in producing unique, tasty dishes that highlight each ingredient. I’m pretty sure the smoked oyster on the caesar was even smoked in house. The biscuit the eggs benny are served on is incredible, and the eggs in the nest was a great alternative to have the eggs served in a squash (which was cooked to perfection.) Will have to go back to sample the other brunch items!
Amazing house smoked ingredients on brunch menu
Best dishes: Eggs in a Nest with Bacon French Fries Other notable dishes: Pear Pancakes Eggs Benedict IG: @thechewreview
Stop restricting wine to locally produced
I liked the Farmhouse but I really don't understand why restaurants are so adherent to local sourcing when it comes to alcohol. You wouldn't restrict alcohol to locally produced so why do restaurants insist on local wines? Ontario makes good white wine but its climate doesn't produce good reds. Yes there are some that are fine but they are they are the exception and they are expensive. The average Ontario red cannot hold up to reds from any red growing region. I like to have a good red wine with dinner. I won't likely go back unless reds from outside Ontario are on the menu.
Tasty, local food
This is a cute neighbourhood place but the portions are small, the wine list very expensive especially for Ontario wine. I had a v tasty but small dinner. I hear great things about the brunch so I might come back in the summer to experience the patio.
Not up to their usual standard
We live in the neighbourhood and have dined at Farmhouse several times since it opened. The uneven caliber of our meals, delays, and lacklustre service on Friday evening were out of step with what we expect and usually experience at Farmhouse. It was likely just an off night, but it stung to shell out $150 for an average dining experience.
Delicious food, but a tad much salt on the burger.
For those who love a rustic, casual dining experience, then Farmhouse Tavern is the place for you. Highly recommended are the steak tartar, which was aromatic and full of different flavours all in one bite. The beef was so fresh - you can actually taste the flavour. The barnyard burger is also highly recommended as well. The only issue I had with it was there was way too much salt. I believe it may have been from the cured bacon that was inside the burger, or perhaps there was accidentally too much salt added, because the salt was only on one part of the beef patty. Unfortunately, the salt was too overpowering to enjoy the rest of the burger and the fries, which I have to add, are very well seasoned and delish. Despite the salt incident on the burger, I still would say I would highly recommend Farmhouse Tavern and would definitely return when the menu changes it's line up!
We had the eggs bennedict on bacon, the muffin was a homemade biscuit and just delicious. Lots of options, many vegetarian so really a flexible place to go for a fun meal, definitely not 'restful' in terms of ambience, but loads of fun, our server was charming. Definitely worth it.
Duck egg on top!
If you have one burger in your lifetime, have it here. Enough said. Great hamburger - medium - on a fresh Kaiser bun, thick cut bacon crisp iceberg lettuce, goat cheese, house made mayo and...a duck egg on top!!! One may add foie gras for an additional $10 if you want the ultimate indulgence but I had it without. Others had rib eye (tasty and tender) and the roasted veggies are so delicious that it almost makes one vegetarian...until you see the burger. ;)
Best Brunch Spot in the City
I love the FARMHOUSE benny. One of the best in the city. Went for dinner a little while ago as well, also fantastic.
greats as always
everything was great, the food and the drinks were perfect
Such a fun place! Food is terrific and ...
Such a fun place! Food is terrific and the space is a lot of fun. I had the Eggs in a Nest. They were tasty . My friend had the eggs Benny ....they were fantastic!! Highly recommended by both of us The smokey Cesar was average. I prefer more spice and the clam as garnish was not appealing to us. The staff was very good We will be going back for sure!
great food, give a pass based on the service.
The food was great. the service was pretty abysmal. the hostess was surly, unhappy about seating us in the mostly empty resto for saturday brunch and and literally plopped down my egg in a nest so hard the salad fixings toppled over. And no, I don't know what to order because the waiter hasn't bothered to explain any of the items on the black board menu. Pretty spot but probably better experiences.. anywhere else. Hilarious that they consider hipster venue requires a no-fcks-given attitude.
I love everything about this restaurant except the wine list. Not a lot of variety Canadian centered only and bottles very high priced. As everything else was so special it was particularly disapointing.
Mimosas and bread pudding were standouts ...
Mimosas and bread pudding were standouts - brunch mains were also excellent! Plus, surprisingly good drip coffee
Bold vibrant flavours - great find!
Ingredients and passion make this restaurant worthy of foodie-worship!! What passion and care is put into every dish. Every single item on the small menu is noteworthy and bursting with originality and flavour. Excellent!! Reasonably/fairly priced for the offerings. Will definitely be back and recommend heartily to all.
Would have liked more gluten free option ...
Would have liked more gluten free options (was there for brunch) but was very pleased with my dish. Loved the atmosphere.
Mother and child reunion - with foie gra ...
Mother and child reunion - with foie gras. Holy wow yum!
Charming & yummy
Really great food, great ambiance and really interesting decor!
Love going here
We always enjoy coming here. We sat facing the kitchen a flurry of activity. Go when it opens or at 1145.
Everything was good. Fries and server we ...
Everything was good. Fries and server were amazing! Man at the door (possibly the owner) was very rude.
Farmhouse Tavern a neighbourhood favourite
Went here on a Saturday night for a "date night". Decor is reminiscent of a farmhouse kitchen, warm and cozy with an appropriate number of antiques scattered about. The service was very friendly, including the kitchen staff who were visible to our half of the dining room, and knowledgeable about the menu. It had a nice variety of dishes from which to choose, most very hearty and comforting. We started with the Ploughman's platter: some cheeses, pickled veg and duck eggs, salami and crispy pork belly. Followed it up with braised pork belly, my wife had the lamb. While both were great, the lamb was spectacular. The menu seems to change all the time so we look forward to trying other dishes.
Add green tea to your menu please. It's ...
Add green tea to your menu please. It's a little thing but would mean so much.
good food, snarky waiter
we went to farmhouse tavern for my partner's birthday dinner, accompanied by a good friend who is a vegetarian. though the menu is meat-heavy, we had been before and the vegetarian main looked delicious. so while limited in veg-friendliness, we figured there would be at least one appropriate main dish for a vegetarian and convinced her to join us for dinner. we initially were going to order appetizers as well as main dishes, but our waiter informed us that it would probably be too much and assured us that the mains were meal-sized and would leave us feeling full. in the end, we ended up having to order a few appetizers after our main dishes were done because we were still feeling hungry. a few roasted veggies atop a parsnip puree were delicious but not very filling. so we ordered a cheese plate (at 14$, expensive for 3 slices of cheese and a few pieces of bread) as well as the romanesco gratin and felt more satisfied. the issue came when a bit of snark was delivered by our waiter. when asked if we had any dietary restrictions or allergies, our friend said she was a vegetarian to which our waiter replied 'well, no one is perfect.' we were all left a bit aghast and embarrassed - he obviously meant this as a joke, but it came across as snarky and condescending. our friend is a lifelong vegetarian, none of our party appreciated the attitude. our friend is unlikely to return specifically because of this waiter's remark. tldr: food was good, waiter kinda snarky, bang-for-buck meals are definitely the meat-centric ones. would be hesitant to return due to the unwarranted condescension towards vegetarians.
Been here a few times for lunch/brunch and it never disappoints. The menu usually hits the same points (burger, smoked squash salad, duck egg combo, pancakes, eggs benny variation...) each time with some variation taking into account availability. The emphasis on locally produced quality ingredients is a real plus and no doubt adds considerably to what's served. But there's also a lot of care that goes into each plate; you can tell from the first bite! Servers are very nice but there's a little bit of frantic energy with the close quarters in the dining section. Only off-note was having sweet peppers added to a "green salad" that my friend only discovered after eating some and then had to worry whether they'd give her an upset stomach... But I keep thinking I need to get there for dinner some time...
delicious food, all local
love that there is a small menu with locally sourced food and all delicious. As a hipster establishment the service is a tad slow but still worth it.
The threesome duck dish was perfect and ...
The threesome duck dish was perfect and the rib eye steak was flawless.
Great night and a great meal
We went here with friends from out of town. We hadn't been before, so were a little bit nervous about taking guests. We needn't have been! Everything was fantastic, from the servers who were fun and knowledgeable to the food which was just outstanding, tasty and unique. I can't wait to return.
Delicious seared pork belly in a savoury ...
Delicious seared pork belly in a savoury broth with crispy, smoky bits of pork and subtle kimchi flavour. So good I had to ask for some farmhouse bread to enjoy all of the broth.
The food was great! The service though was a little lacking - no one came by to refill our coffee or offer water. At $7 a cup of coffee i would expect to get a pot of coffee for that price. Not very kid friendly though - no change table!!!!
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