It's "not a place for a quiet evening", but this "solid neighbourhood joint" is beloved as the "genuine Irish pub in Greektown"; Celtic-shaded "live music" nights attract a range of Danforth locals and other "nice folks."
Comfortable and friendly, with a decidedly authentic atmosphere, this is a good spot for a hearty meal and a pint. But the real reason to come is the music. Saturday afternoons feature top-notch jazz, while traditional Celtic melodies are served up on Thursdays at 9pm and Sundays at 5pm by some of the city's best players. The sessions are becoming legendary, especially since famous fiddler... more
Frosted glass sections, a mahagony island bar and a plethora of wee copper tables and even tinier stools provide the seating for a long night of drinking and chatter. A fireplace keeps you cozy; lively celtic music keeps you entertained; and when reserved in advance with a minimum group of eight, authentic homemade prix fix Irish meals keep you fed. Sister pub to Allen’s, Dora’s is a quaint... more
Beautiful selection of whisky and the owner (who also owns and runs Allen's next door) is awesome. The live music and unique atmosphere really make this place special.
Dora Keogh is a pretty tough name to pronounce, but nonetheless it's an Irish pub that looked to be set in the early part of the 20th century. The place itself has a rustic old look and feel that I was actually digging. As soon as you walk in, you get a sense that you transported through time a bit. The ordering can be done at the bar as they dont have servers come by with menus to take your... more
There perfect place for a genuine pub night with friends. The atmosphere is fantastic!
The Dora has many of the necessities of an Irish pub — and some extras that will charm you green.
Sunday afternoons and Thursday nights, there are live Celtic “sesiuns,” led by veterans of the Celtic music scene but open to any musician who can keep pace.
The interior features two homey, intimate — and for Toronto, original — rooms. Decorated in ’50s splendor, Yer Ma’s Kitchen seats 14 at one... more