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Mars Restaurant

Downtown Toronto
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432 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
(416) 921-6332
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Tipical Dinner restaurant

As many of others dinners in toronto, Mars have been a very old fashioned and stylish dinner. The service was very good and the food average..... If you're hungry for a brunch it's a good option on college street.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
AdrianoLucio
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

As many of others dinners in toronto, Mars have been a very old fashioned and stylish dinner. The service was very good and the food average..... If you're hungry for a brunch it's a good option on college street.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I grew up in Toronto and Mars has always been around. I've never understood why though. I guess being open 24hrs and in a great location helps but the food here is pretty bad. The breakfast is terrible and the prices are high for the quality. They are surviving on name alone I guess. It must be an employee or... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We like the open kitchen and sitting on the stools watching the cook prepare the food. This is an old fashion diner with no nonsense food at good prices. We were lucky to find street parking twice for visits here in the last month! Over the years, we have not been disappointed in the service, the food or the value.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This place is the definition of 50's style greasy spoon, the decor, the booth's the cramped pace with the stools at the counter really define it. The food is pretty good considering the type of place it is, this place always provides VERY fast service, and a decent breakfast. Don't expect anything fancy here. The homefries are really good, the... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had intended to go to another restaurant for brunch, but it was closed. Our second choice had a 45 minute wait. The lady in line behind us suggested that if we didn't want to wait there were a couple of choices close by and she suggested Mars if we were okay with basic brunch. We had walked past Mars... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Issues: Dirty restaurant, lousy service, Cross-contamination in food preparation Hardly anyone in the restaurant at 2pm. We ordered items and were advised they weren't available. This place has too many items on their menu for a slow restaurant. There was food on the floor by prep area. The cook preparing making my companions chicken breast burger picked up raw chicken... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I found this by accident while waiting for the TTC streetcar and checked it out. Staff where more than friendly and couldnt have been nicer. The food was delicious, we only went for breakfast. The ONLY problem is I had a huge appetite for breakfast .and the portion didnt quite fill me. Atmosphere is so relaxed and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Had the Big Time breakfast...three eggs, three peameal bacon slices, two toast, hash browns, coffee...cost $8.99. Only three tables were occupied and ordered and had my food before I knew it. For a filling breakfast, it's just fine.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

i went in, expecting a great meal, but left disappointed. my muffin was stale, pancake scroched, and overall didn't enjoy my meal. i don't plan on ever returning.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

I came here with my 9 month old daughter on a Sunday morning just to grab a bite to eat and get out of the house (didn't feel like waiting 30 mins at aunties and uncles). They didn't know if they had a high chair but then someone found one so we stayed. Staff are all senior citizens. Nothing against... More 

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Address: 432 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 921-6332
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 432 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
  • Phone Number: (416) 921-6332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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