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Marben Restaurant

$$ - $$$British, ,
488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
+1 416-979-1990
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“burger” (62 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was disappointed last time with Brunch, but one of the kids raves about it, so give it another try. Pleasantly surprised. Just apps and desserts to share, Cauliflower with popped rice, not normally a Cauli fan, however loved the flavors and textures. Ricotta, homemade, ok...More

Thank mismanagement
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but interesting menu. Fresh oysters were good. App was interesting and mains really well seasoned and tasty. Dessert was interesting. Adequate variety of beers/ wines etc. Service was attentive and thoughtful.

Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in for a drink at 9:50 was very rudely told by the bartender that they were about to close (they close at 11) and was reluctantly allowed to sit down. Every patron who followed us into the bar was welcomed and showed tables. Presumably...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Juli! For been a part of an amazing and unforgettable evening! My friend took us to he’s best favourite restaurant in town and my wife and I we really love it! Marben, located a few blocks away west on Spadina &Wellington! Very quiet area...More

Thank Jovier N
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This restaurant has so much potential, but is missing on some key items. We selected this restaurant to have a mid-week dinner with our work team. A few of us hadn't tried it before and another one of our co-workers recommended it. The location is...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Marben is a true hidden gem, one of the best burgers in Toronto, but also very interesting wine selection, ask for Sean, paired with authentic, high-quality, locally sourced food. Been here several times and never been disappointed. A must for any visitor to Toronto.

Thank Johan J
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Our first time at Marben during a recent weekend in Toronto. Very lovely modern industrial vibe. Our server, Jason, was pleasant and helpful with menu items. We asked for a slight modification to the Ploughman's Board (more cheese, less terrine) and he was able to...More

Thank jenniferb360
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Our second visit to Marben and our experience was even better than the first. Dining with a group of friends we decided to share some entrees and a large beef share platter for main course. Our waiter knew every intricacy of the menu including the...More

Thank Benvoa
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Our experience here was flawless. We had the cauliflower and lamb brioche for appetizer. Flawless. Then between the table the sirloin, chicken, pork belly and Johns burger for mains. The mains were not huge portions, it they were big enough, and the chef seriously j...More

Thank haroldInToronto
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Brunch was lovely, food was fresh and the service was excellent. Decent price too. The wifi wasn't working which was a shame for us travelers.

Thank Ishy P
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$66
British, Gastropub, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Closest transit stops are King and Spadina and King and Portland by TTC on either the King or Spadina Streetcars. A late evening taxi stand is immediately east of Marben.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-979-1990
  • E-mail
Marben is a bustling, downtown Toronto restaurant, renowned for its warm hospitality and seasonally driven, Canadian cuisine. Marben is a gathering place, a local spot where friends and family come to catch up over good food, drinks and music. Marben is your home away from home.
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