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TIRED OF NOISY BARS & RESTAURANTS?

For the sake of those who want to go out but can't stand the f'en noise, the Anti-Noise Pollution League is here! Join a community that believes in civilized dining + drinking - and the preservation of hearing.
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BRING CONVERSATION BACK TO THE TABLE.

Help us discover great places to escape the noise. Take a decibel reading with one of the many smartphone apps so you can scientifically say for sure that your place is truly quiet - less than 75dBs. Then email us that info so we can share it here.
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MAKE A SOUND DECISION

Four out of 10 restaurants are loud enough to damage hearing, while only three out of those are good for conversation. You can use SoundPrint's free app to both measure the noise around you and submit the restaurant name + location to a crowd-sourced list of quiet places. Make sure to share your findings with us too.
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ANPL RECOMMENDS

Whether you're out for date night, a business meeting or a catch-up with friends, here are this month's top picks for places to go.
  • Greta Solomon's

    Classic French

    1118 Queen St. East

  • Alma

    Modern Chinese

    1194 Bloor St. West

  • Edulis

    Elevated Canadian

    169 Niagara St.

What You're Saying

"I congratulated Rosalinda vegan restaurant in Toronto for having a fun soundtrack that still allowed for totally normal-level conversation. It was wonderful!"
Toronto, ON

Vanessa Wells

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HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD

Speak up and ask to have the volume turned down. Your patronage - or not - is a powerful tool to propel the quiet dining + drinking movement.

WHY IT MATTERS

Hearing health is at a tipping point for people of ALL ages, driven by urban noise pollution and ear-bud use. Exposure to noise above 80dBs can cause permanent hearing damage within just a couple of hours, according to the CDC. No one wants that on the bill.
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Quiet

Ticking Watch 20dBs

Typically doesn’t cause any hearing damage

QUIET DINING + DRINKING IS AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME!