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L'Avenue Bistro

$$ - $$$
East York
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1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife chose this restaurant for an evening out with friends. In short, we were all very pleasantly surprised at what a great experience we had. We all enjoyed our dinner and the ambiance was perfect as was the service. The fixed price menu was very comprehensive and I would recommend it. The only negative I had was the surcharge... More 

Thank Matthew G
Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

New place for me in mid-town Toronto, cozy feeling place, owner is friendly and very . great client interactions This week on Tuesday April 18th there were wine tasting with set course menu. good food, lots of interesting info about wines and had the chance to enjoy some very nice selection of French food & wines

Thank BobH1970
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love this little Cousy restaurant , mostly old local people here food is great for price , it was good to try

Thank Haytham A
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was our first visit and we were over the top impressed. From the moment we arrived the service was wonderful. The food, fantastic. So many items on the menu I had a hard time choosing. Going back next week.

Thank toronto16
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Been to this place 5-6 times for date night, couples dinner or group of friends and always had a great time. their food is splendid and the wine list very affordable. great neighborhood place that i would happily visit every week.

Thank JBL5
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We celebrated Valentine's Day (2017) here, and it was perfect. There was a set menu, with beautifully selected items and all were delicious. My husband and I discovered this restaurant by chance, and we've been there a number of times since then. We love the authentic French cuisine, the time and love that go into the creation of the menu... More 

Thank Pam7_11
Toronto, Canada
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1,409 reviews
789 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 837 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

There were six of us, and all of us were pleased with the meal. The service was particularly good: prompt, competent and very friendly. I had the soup of the day, in which carrot, orange and ginger were the main flavours, and the Catalan seafood stew, and I shared a piece of cheesecake, which I thought was less successful than... More 

Thank operalover939
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

What more could you ask of a small, local spot! It is a good place to remember when you want an honest, basic meal. The chef prepares the fried tilapia perfectly flashy and moist. Save room for the chocolate dessert or recently the pumpkin cheesecake. Parking can be difficult along the street, but persevere; it's worth the walk.

1 Thank Sophie608
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My wife and I had a Saturday date night dinner at L'Avenue restaurant last weekend. The staff was very nice and efficient and the room was quite comfortable. We brought our own wine after inquiring about the $25 corkage fee and started with two kir royal's for our pre dinner cocktails. We were very excited to have a French restaurant... More 

Thank InspectorIan
Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My two daughters and I went on a weekday night (Tuesday). Not overly busy and service was excellent. We had 4 appetizers amongst us. Soup of the day (very good); escargots (excellent); crab (ok, but escargots were much better); and the bone marrow (pass). One of my daughters had the duck and loved it. I had the seafood dish and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: 416-485-1568

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in East York

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East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere. The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York allure. The other draw is for foodies: lovers of Bangladeshi fare will find authentic restaurants and markets in the area, with raw spices and desserts. East York also represents a lot of Toronto's Serbian food culture, and recently, has had an outcropping of solid microbrewery stops. For families, the science center is a favored weekend stop.
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