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2994 Bloor St. W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
416-236-0081
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English first
toronto
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We used to come here a lot years ago and tried it recently again but won't be back. Service is terrible I think we had a waitress named Cathy who we have had before and she always looks so miserable. Smile your in the service industry! Food was terrible. Feels like you are at a seniors home. A very noisy... More

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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went there for dinner last summer it was a warm day the patio was lovely however there were lots of wasps ..ofcourse one stung me and the response from the staff was very poor...our server moved us to the covered part of the patio got me some ice..another server came by and said well the wasps ar part of the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Extremely disappointing the Mussels were the size of my small finger nail and were only saved by the sauce . The bread ordinary at best and given this is a French restaurant we were surprised . I am afraid the waiter was flippant when I expressed disappointment but this is a suburban restaurant and should not be destination location .... More

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Arrived a little early for our reservation, but no problem....we were seated right away. The aroma was lovely. It was Saturday evening and it was very busy. The service was excellent, we were served our wine right away and given time to peruse the menu. Our server told us the special's of the evening, four very different selections. We both... More

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

While we have many restaurants in our area,the food and ambience at Merlot keeps us coming back. It is like stepping into a true French bistro. While everything here is wonderful, the chicken is consistently superb and the desserts are yummy.

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are looking for a nice classic French bistro dinner in the west end of Toronto, this is an excellent choice. Have been there many times, and never disappointed. Lots of classic items on the menu, decent portions, good wines, a warm and friendly atmosphere. In sum, very good food, including some things like sweetbreads, tripe, kidney, cassoulet, rillettes...not... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Always love to eat in the Merlot. Very tasty food, and friendly staff. Everything looks and tastes good, and make sure you have Frites as a side, they are delicious...

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Cobourg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and daughter took me to the Merlot for my birthday. It was a very good evening, the service was very good and the food was excellent. Would go back again.

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Cobourg, Ontario
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22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We've been going to Merlot since it opened at this location on Bloor Street. I don't think we've ever had a bad or disappointing meal there in over 15 years. The menu is fairly limited, but entirely appropriate. This is no budget diner, but a true French bistro, complemented with 'savoir faire". There are many stand-out dishes, incl. assiette de... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The food (once we got it) was absolutely fantastic, but due to the terrible service we won't be back. The first to arrive of our group was sat at the wrong table and could overhear the staff arguing about the mistake. The server walked away part-way through our drink order, the food took forever to arrive (then forever to clear),... More

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Address: 2994 Bloor St. W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
Phone Number: 416-236-0081
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Bistro

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