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Merlot Restaurant

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
2994 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
+1 416-236-0081
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (8 reviews)
“onglet steak” (3 reviews)
“calf's liver” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Diner, Burmese, French, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
2994 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my friend there last night to celebrate her birthday. We had the 3 course set menu which included a glass of bubbly. At $55 pp it was an excellent value. There were several choices for each course. The portions were huge and everything...More

Thank Torontotravelprof
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Food excellent, large portions and reasonably priced considering a Kingsway establishment. Great friendly staff especially Phillipe. Family run.

Thank minormisery
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was buzzing on a Wednesday night but you could still talk to your table mates. The menu is large, with light versions of French classics. We particularly loved the country pâté, served with good bread, mustard and homemade cornichons. The wine list was...More

Thank Countryfoodie50
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I have been to Merlot on different occasion and the food is always just right. Our waitress was a young lady from south of France with an adorable accent. Any chance I get to go to this restaurant I go.

Thank 117denist
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice French bistro in Bloor West village with a nice atmosphere, great service and good food. I went with two friends and we enjoyed it. They served a nice rioja wine by the glass. I had a Caesar salad which was great....More

1  Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Dined with friends at Merlot last night, which we had always considered a "cut above" most local restaurants, but we were very disappointed this time. The service was offhand at best and border on being rude when we were trying to pay the bill. Such...More

2  Thank Jeff J
Reviewed February 6, 2018

My friend and I both had the quiche, which came with a nice salad, enjoyed both. Service was fast and very friendly. Have to go back here more often, except one has to pay for parking, which isn't cheap in this area.

Thank Elli20
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Great French cuisines with wonderful wines to match . Quite a wine destination for French wines. Food and staff and service excellent . Book ahead was quite busy Friday night. G

Thank george p
Reviewed January 31, 2018

My friends and I came for their Winterlicious event. They have never dined here, where I was here two years ago. All I can say is that while their meals are good, their service is HORRIBLE. Our sever came to our table only once after...More

1  Thank tinkerbellmagic8
Reviewed November 12, 2017

En Français for sure: charming, formal waiter with a soupçon of puckish wit. Overall, the food is excellent: my wife's rare rack of lamb was superbe and those frîtes are to gain weight for. My provimi calf's liver was incroyable. Over the years we have...More

Thank Gourmand2
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who appreciate its boardwalks and sports facilities.
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Walter K
June 10, 2017|
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Response from 136louisem | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But I would think calling ahead would clear up your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2994 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 416-236-0081
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