A warm Irish welcome to you as we toast the very best of the Emerald Isle. The P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant is inspired by a centuries-old tradition of providing a level of hospitality unique to only the most authentic of Irish pubs and restaurants.
We look forward to the opportunity to exceed your expectations.
Hours of Operation
We are temporarily closed: We look forward to reopening our doors this fall
39 Colborne Street (Behind the King Edward Hotel)
Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1E3
GPS: 43.648924, -79.375357
Pat Quinn - Owner
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Michelle Brooks - Accounting / Administration Manager
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Xavier Ramirez - Art Director & Webmaster
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Corporate & Social Events
Looking for the most distinctive venue to host your corporate or social event? Look no further. The P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant has everything in place and in play to ensure that your next special event goes off without a hitch and that it will be talked about for years to come.
For a taste of Ireland at your next on or off-site Special Event, P.J. O’Brien has designed a diverse array of catered menu options from which to choose. Yet, our strength – what sets us apart from the competition – is our creative ability to custom-tailor our menus to fit even the most exacting of requirements at your next social or corporate catered affair.
The team at the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant will make sure your upcoming Special Event is set for success with all the key elements – setting, service, cuisine and price. We look forward to the opportunity to exceed your expectations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the restaurant's hours of operation?
Monday - Wednesday 11:00AM to 1:00AM
Thursday - Saturday 11:00AM to 2:00am
How long has PJ's been in business?
We have been in business since spring 2002. Click here to read testimonials.
How do I get to P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant?
The P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant is located on at 39 Colborne Street Toronto, Behind the King Edward Hotel Please follow this link for google directions.
How can I make a reservation?
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub at 416.815.7562 or book online via our Reservation Request Form.
Can you accommodate large parties and private events at P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant for Corporate and Social Events?
Yes, PJ's can accommodate up to 200 guests for a complete venue buyout for both Corporate & Social Events. We host events from 20 to 200 guests. Click here for more information.
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Where can I park and is the venue close to public transportation?
There are several parking options in the area including three conveniently located public parking lots. One is located right accross of PJ's and the second parking lot is located on 33 Yonge St, a couple of blocks from PJ's. The nearest TTC subway station is at King St. & Yonge St., with Union Station also close by. Click here to see a map with parking lots in the area
Are there vegetarian dishes?
Our menu contains some options for vegetarians. Please make us aware of any dietary restrictions when you make your reservation. We take great pride in catering to all dietary needs.
What is the Dress code?
Does PJ's have Live Entertainment?
Yes, on Fridays and Saturdays you'll often find live Celtic and contemporary music by Acoustic on Fire, Fiddlestix, Ladybird, Marc Joseph band, Mike O'Grady Band, Ryan Mossa, Wheelhouse and many others.
You can visit our events page for an updated performance schedule.
Does PJ's offer gift cards?
The PJ's has gift cards available in any denomination. Please call 416.815.7562 or visit us at the restaurant. You can also request a gift certificate online using this form.
Does PJ's provide charity donations?
Yes, if you have a charitable event coming up and would like the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant to assist you by donating gift certificates, please submit your charitable request in advance for consideration to the below link. We do receive many requests and have a yearly set budget for charity donations and fundraisers. Only the approved requests will be contacted. Thank you. Donation requests click here.
Does PJ's make its food in-house?
Yes, all of the cuisine is made from scratch and produce is ordered from local suppliers.
Does PJ's have environmental policies in place?
Yes, we have a professional program in place that follows strict guidelines.
Does PJ's provide free wi-fi service?
Yes, just ask your server for the password.
Is PJ's wheelchair accessible?
PJ's is not wheelchair accessible.
Does PJ's Have a Patio?
No, PJ's has 3 bar/lounges and they are all indoors.
What Credit Cards does PJ's accept?
Most major credit cards are accepted (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) We also accept cash & debit.
Advertising & Media Enquiries
We keep all enquiries on file, but only those deemed acceptable will be contacted.
Thank you in advance for your interest.
We have high-resolution press-ready photography and logos. Please fill out this form to request press access. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Art Director xavier@PJOBrien.com
P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant
51 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario Canada M5E 1J1
Fundraisers & Charity Donations
As an important hub of social activity, the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub is always looking to give back to the community that has supported it so loyally over the years.
If you have an upcoming charitable event and would like the support of the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub & Restaurant, please submit an application in advance to:
Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee that your organization will receive a donation.
Feedback & Comments
At the P.J. O’Brien Irish Pub, we value all of our guests’ input and feedback to help us achieve our goal of Customer Satisfaction.
Please email your comments to info@PJOBrien.com
or take a moment to fill out this form