Locals Only Toronto
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|LOCATION:||589 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M5 |
|DAYS:||Fri. 10 pm – 2 am |
Sat. 10am – 2 am
|• No major restrictions |
• Can dress casual / streetwear
|Fri/Sat: Top 40 / Hip Hop|
|• Young Professionals |
• 21 – 30 years old
• Crowd is dressed casually
- MUSIC 89% 89%
- ATMOSPHERE 94% 94%
- CROWD 78% 78%
- $ VALUE 85% 85%
- MALE TO FEMALE RATIO 53% 53%
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LOCALS ONLY OVERVIEW
Locals Only is a very small pub / dive bar located on King West that is very popular among young professionals and college students. This venue usually plays a mix of Top 40, Hip-Hop and R&B, and has reasonably priced drinks.
LOCALS ONLY CLUB REVIEW
Upon entry of Locals Only from the street, the very first thing you’ll notice is the trippy hallway with a bright white neon sign and stairs leading down to the venue itself. We have to hand it to the designers of the pub, the eclectic art that is painted onto the walls is pretty cool. Once inside you can basically see all there is to see of the venue in one shot considering it’s super small. Having gone to this venue many times, we consider it really solid pre-drink spot if you’ve just finished up dinner and you’re looking to kill time before hitting another club or bar in the area. While it’s a decent venue and the crowd is generally very friendly and welcoming, we aren’t a fan of staying the entire night unless we’ve brought a whole group of friends that are also keen on staying. Overall we like the vibe, and this is a pretty solid bar with a great location on King West so it’s definitely worth checking out, however if you’re looking for a bar or club that is large and has some variety this place falls short. With that said, we have to hand it to Locals Only for always being pretty lit. It’s extremely rare to see this spot dead on a Friday or Saturday night out on King West.
∙ Great early night pre-drink spot
∙ Cozy vibe and friendly crowd
∙ This venue is too small, which can pose a problem for bigger groups
∙ Can get stale if you intend to spend your whole night here
∙ Get there early before it reaches capacity
∙ Have a backup plan in case you can’t get in
LOCALS ONLY GENERAL INFORMATION
Locals Only is a very small venue with a capacity of about 100-140 people, and is considered a bar or pub. Located in the basement of a white building, this club features one main bar, seating areas, and some very eclectic art painted onto the walls. Toward the front of the venue there are a couple large windows that offer a peak into the pub, with the bar being located to the back on the right, and bathrooms located at the very back. Cocktails cost $13+, beer ranges from $6-8, and liquor shots range from $7-9+. Locals Only typically has a mix of affluent young professionals and college students on any given night. It’s important to note that this venue is popular and very quickly hits capacity.
LOCALS ONLY LOCATION
Locals Only is located at the South-West corner of King Street West and Portland Street, and is easily spotted if you look for the white building. Locals Only resides in the basement of the resturaunt formely known as Home of the Brave (now closed).
LOCALS ONLY AGE LIMIT
You must be 19+ to enter Locals Only on a normal club night, no exceptions are made.
LOCALS ONLY DRESS CODE
The dress code is very casual and there isn’t much of a strictly enforced dress code. It’s a bar so you can get away with wearing pretty much anything, including whatever shoes you like.
THE MUSIC AT LOCALS ONLY
Locals Only plays a diverse mix of Top 40 hits, Hip-Hop, and R&B, as well as 2000s throwbacks. This venue aims to cater to everyones music taste, and does a pretty decent job of it. Overall, this venue does a good job of throwing together mixes that the crowd loves.
LOCALS ONLY COVER CHARGE
Locals only does not have a cover charge, but be sure to reserve guestlist so you have no problems getting in.
LOCALS ONLY GUESTLIST GUIDE
We suggest you sign up for Locals Only guestlist ahead of time to ensure you’re able to get into the club. Since cover charge still applies regardless of guestlist past 11:30PM for ladies, we suggest you to aim to arrive for 11:10PM at the absolute latest, since a line will start to form as early as 10:45PM, and because it’s a small venue it hits capacity very quickly. Once you arrive at the club simply tell the door person what guestlist you’re under, check-in, get stamped, and head in to start your night.
LOCALS ONLY BOOTH AND BOTTLE SERVICE
Locals Only is a bar and does not offer booth or bottle service. However, if you’re looking to check out Locals Only, simply sign up for guestlist and one of our staff will help guide you further on planning your night out!