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McSorley's Wonderful

Saloon & Grill

Our story starts back in the 80's when two school age friends, John "The Bear" Anderson and Simon "Simonella" Hanlon, decided they wanted to open a bar. Not just any bar, but a place that felt like home. A place so comfortable and relaxed that you could forget where you were altogether and think you were hanging out at your friends house. When a long time Bayview Ave Steak house decided to sell, the two friends took the leap. In 1991 they opened McSorley's Wonderful Saloon. The Blue Jays won back-to-back World Championships; the neighbourhood developed more and more; and 30 years later McSorley's is a staple to the residents of Bayview Avenue and the Leaside/Davisville Village.  


With the help of great staff and management, McSorley's has been able to withstand the test of time.


Supported by one of the best communities in the GTA, the Leaside/Davisville Village has enabled us to provide great food, drinks and fun for over a quarter of a century.


In 2016 McSorley's Wonderful Saloon welcomed new owners. But that hasn't changed our plans for continuing  to do what we do best.





We have completely renovated our patio, main floor, washrooms and kitchen. We installed a new back bar to house our finest spirits and added new draught taps that have extended our lineup to over 20 unique beers.


We have also added new 4k HDTV's in every nook and cranny possible. That means no matter where you sit you can catch all the action for your favourite sports team. 

With new bar stools and chairs, a fresh coat a paint, McSorley's has never looked so good. Now that you have read our story, won't you join us and help create more memories for the years to come! 

Thank you,

The BigWigs

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