Their Aura location is overpriced and extremely loud, from my experience. The beer selection is good, but the bill and noise levels make it near on impossible to hear conversations. Hopefully this location will be better? I like the basic concept of the restaurant, I just find it isn't implemented particularly well..Duke's Refresher will be replacing the former Jack Astor's on Front in St. Lawrence.
From CTV:Soufi's at 676 Queen St W closes due to hate messages and death threats:
A popular Syrian restaurant in Toronto’s West Queen West neighbourhood is permanently closing its doors after the owners said their family and staff received “numerous hate messages” and death threats over the past week.toronto.ctvnews.ca