The Ballroom

Bowling Alley, Sports Bar, Music Venue
145 John St. (at Richmond St. W)
Toronto, ON M5V 2E4
(416) 597-2695
5:00pm - 12:00am
5:00pm - 12:00am
5:00pm - 12:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 2:00am
12:00pm - 2:00am
12:00pm - 12:00am


  • If there's a guy bowling solo with headphones onits probably me. Stop by and say hi :-)
  • Cool place but don't bother coming here for lunch. Took our group over 2 hours to get our food (half ordered salads or burgers). We got a quick apology from the manager before he disappeared.
  • The veggie burger is delicious! I'm not a vegetarian but I'd eat that burger any day!
  • Don't get any of the poutines. The gravy tastes disgusting, and as Canadians, y'all know the gravy breaks or makes the poutine. P.S. WiFi password is "ballroom".
  • Wouldn't bother eating or drinking here again. Drinks are heavy on ice, light on drink.
  • Rooftop patio for when you need a break from bowling or ping-pong. $10 pitchers on Sunday industry night.
  • How about more than one bartender on the first floor bar...or giving the correct change...douchebag...
  • Where hipsters pretend to be in suburbia.
  • the serving staff are a bit useless & the bowling wait times are not accurate. the menu is great.
  • great is the impending opening of the Ballroom, one of few bars where the slogan "we got balls" actually entices you to go.
  • I agree with Wendy. Wish I had seen the top before ordering the Popcorn Chicken Poutine. It was kinda gross.
  • if u want to bowl w/ kids, come sunday morning 11am. that's when they open. you'll have the place to yourself.
  • Chicken and Waffles is one their most popular house bands! @Theballroom is fun and popular live entertainment in King West.
  • Newly renovated rooftop patio - drink specials every night, check their TDW profile.
  • 21 dollars for a pitcher of domestic... Rip off, right there.
  • It's all about the wings! Delicious!
  • Only 2 stalls on the lower level (always a line), go upstairs to avoid a 20 min wait.
  • The Dude's heaven on earth. The Ballroom is not just a bowling alley. Eat, watch the game and dont forget to ask about ping-pong.
  • Cheap flat bread meals and bar rail on Fridays. Fast service.
  • Friendly staff!! Nice environment but the food wasn't too good.. I had the pulled pork poutine and my friend had the brisket and they were both bad

Nearby places

259 Richmond St. W (John St)
160 John St. (at Queen St.)
117 John Street (at Adelaide)