Welcome to Eastside Social

Eastside Social brings "coastal fare, bevies and great times" to Toronto's trendy east end in Leslieville. This seafood-focused restaurant offers a bar on one side and dining room on the other.

The Team




Joey Skeir has become one of the leading faces of many of the popular bars and restaurants in Toronto. His 20 years experience, dedication, & presence leaves guests impression on whomever he is fortunate to meet. Joey has always pursued the restaurant business with vigor and passion. Joey’s love of travel has taught him the important lessons of life, culture, food, wine and hospitality. Each experience has sharpened his palette & broadened his horizons. Joey’s charisma & graciousness will not only keep you entertained but will make your experience exceptionally memorable.




You’ve likely seen Cherie Stinson on the hit TV show Restaurant Makeover on FOOD/HGTV network. Before reaching celebrity status, Stinson began her career with the top international design firm YABU PUSHELBERG. She has been practicing Interior Design for over 17 years. She is one of the world’s top Hospitality designers. Her work has taken her to over fifteen countries, which have not only heightened her senses but enlightened her palette.



Stefan Skeene has had a love and passion for the culinary arts since an early age, learning the basic flavour building skills, and developing his palette from the tutelage of both his Mother and Grandmother. Graduating from George Brown College's Chef Training program in 2005, Chef Stefan began his culinary journey at Toronto staple Bistro 990. From there he went on to work with the likes of Masayuki Tamara (Crush, JOV Bistro, Simple Bistro), Chris Zielinski (YYZ, Ultra Supper Club, Air Canada Centre), Lynn Crawford (Four Seasons, Ruby Watchco), some of Canada's greatest culinary talents. Chef Skeene was also given the opportunity to work in Edinburgh Scotland, with acclaimed Chef Tom Kitchen, at the one Michelin star restaurant The Kitchin.

Operating Hours

Hours may change during holidays or special occasions. Please contact the establishment for specific information.

Kitchen Hours: 
Mon - Wed - 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Thurs - Sat - 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Thurs - Sat - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
*Oysters - Mon - Wed 5:30 - 8:00pm

Details & Features

Type: Contemporary / Eclectic, Seafood, Comfort Food, Cocktails & Martini
Features: Casual Dining, Full Dinner Menu, Open Late Hours, Daily Specials, Events, Extensive Wine List, Free Parking, Heated Patio, Gluten Free Options, Group Functions, Patio, WiFi
Neighbourhood: Riverdale, Leslieville
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Interac
Price Range: $$$$ » Moderate (Between $10 to $20)
Atmosphere: Casual
Attire: Casual

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