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Brownstone Bistro

603 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z5, Canada
416-920-6288
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Ranked #498 of 6,645 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $12 - $26
Cuisines: Italian, Continental
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Family owned Italian/Continental fusion restaurant. We have been a staple in the Yonge and Wellesley community for the past 13 years. Just recently we underwent a major renovation courtesy of the TV show Restaurant Takover on the Food Network. Ambiance is elegant and classy without being pretentious or stuck up. Our exceptionally-trained staff provide our guests with fast and efficient service while ensuring they feel relaxed and comfortable, never rushed. But most importantly, they make sure our guests feel welcome in our home.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Took a chance and walked in. Brunch menu is simple but excellent. Very nice food, great service, value. I will be back.

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Bracebridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Whenever we make the trip to Toronto from Muskoka we make a point of dining at the Brownstone where we are assured of good food, attentive staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Favourites include the seasonal pizza, butternut squash ravioli and the spring rolls. The bistro is in a great location, has a large patio and is a great perch from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant on our recent trip to Toronto and we were thrilled. The staff and management were so friendly and the atmosphere fun and vibrant. The food! The food was exceptional and the menu extensive - but not too big.

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I was taken here for brunch on a Saturday morning when visiting from the UK on business and had one of the nicest benedicts ever! My colleague had an omelette and was just as pleased. The fresh fruit was also excellent. Service was very friendly and attentive - helped I think by the fact that my host was obviously a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here and we had lasagna and the linguini with meatballs and it was absolutely amazing. Food was really fresh and the service was wonderful too. I would definitely come back again.

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Bergen, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our family had dinner at the Brownstone Bistro. We arrived at 6 on a Thursday and were able to get seated without reservations. The atmosphere was very nice. The menu had a wide array of choices. My wife and I both had the 4 oz Filet Mignon. As expected it was a small piece of beef. If you are the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

So I've been here a few times. Decor is nice (should be,I'm pretty sure it was on one of those restaurant makeover shows). Menu is fine. Price is average for downtown. This time we arrived at happy hour. The server was friendly. There were only one other table outside (where we sat) and another inside. The drinks were average but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

So, I had to catch the World Cup final, and my usual 3 spots in the Yonge and Bloor area are packed. I found this place. I pass by many times, but it is not normally a place I would frequent. But I was desperate to watch the final game. I sit by the bar and they have these 2... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely place to have lunch or dinner with both indoor and pleasant outdoor seating. The service was exceptional at a good price.

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Toronto
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16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant in the area on a busy Saturday. This place looked nice on the outside, and the menu showed several tasty looking items. We decided to split 3 plates between the 2 of us. We had the goat cheese salad ($12), and instead of adding a chicken breast for 5 bucks, we ordered the chicken... More

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Mark Y, Owner at Brownstone Bistro, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We truly appreciate your honesty in your feedback so thank you. My apologies that the experience was not up to par. Although it is no excuse, this past weekend was Pride which happens to be our busiest weekend of the year. Although we try our best to maintain our... More

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Additional Information about Brownstone Bistro

Address: 603 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z5, Canada
Phone Number: 416-920-6288
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Average Prices: USD 12 - 26
Cuisine: Italian, Continental

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