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le Batifole

744 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1Y3, Canada
+1 416-462-9965
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
744 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1Y3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my husband's 60th birthday and I knew he would enjoy French cuisine. The restaurant was pleasant and quaint enough but the contemporary (western?) music jarred against the French ambiance. We started with two glasses of luke warm red wine. Mine was probably open...More

Thank familytrek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 that at at this lovely French restaurant last night and were surprised and delighted but it’s quaint ambiance (the decor is great) and the delicious food. I had the John Dory (light white fish) which was heavenly. Others at...More

Thank Lucythepug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Charming little “hole in the wall” which is nice that all the vapid Toronto folk don’t know where it is. Some of the best French food I have had outside of France, and I travel through all of North America far more frequently than my...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The restaurant is a small hidden gem in Gerrard St. It has a short menu perfect for sharing a couple of appetizers and having your own main. We had the cheese plate with amazing flavours, although the toast they bring with it are tasteful in...More

Thank Lorenzo M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Honest French food (Midi) without pretension and attentive staff is what you will find at this little French restaurant tucked away in the heart of Gerrard and Broadview. The restaurant is quite cozy and intimate with free street parking. Chef Pascal serves up a delectable...More

Thank Camboulay
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

At Le Batifole we felt liked we are at a friend's place. Their staffs are personable, they know their dishes, and, of course they speaks French fluently. The ambiance is cosy giving this is only a maximum 45 seatings restaurant. I had converted to be...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I stumbled onto this restaurant totally by chance and what a lucky chance it was! Although many of the dishes weren't meant for a vegetarian, the waiter was very patient and helpful in finding dishes that would meet my needs. I had only an appetizer...More

Thank ymullin
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We returned, with a friend, after absence of more than a year and realized that we should have come back much sooner. Food was perfect, selection ample, service pleasant. It's far from the madding crowd and looks unassuming while maintaining the highest standard.

Thank John G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the reviews online and we really wanted to have a nice meal out during our holiday so made reservations for this in advance. In a Wednesday evening, you could have easily gotten a table as a walk-in but I imagine it would get pretty...More

1  Thank wanderlust_rambler
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Batifole is a fabulous east end restaurant with a delicious classic French menu, a charming cosy room and wonderfully congenial and helpful staff. Chef/owner Pascal has a wonderful menu - the terrine maison board is a favourite, appetizers like seared scallops are deliciously and inventively...More

1  Thank CTorontoW
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RobinRosemary
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Response from rab665 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do allow BYOB but give them a call at (416) 462-9965
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1Y3, Canada
    (Howland)
  • Public Transportation: street car 506 @ Degrassi stop
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-462-9965
  • E-mail
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