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Messis - CLOSED

97 Harbord St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 920-2186
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Cuisines: International, Bistro
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto

28 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Fantastic value! I've enjoyed every meal I've had here (and there have been many). Suitable for couples or large groups. Delicious! Can't wait to go back.

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Toronto
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We took our Montreal visitors there for a meal over the holidays and everyone raved about it. We were a group of 11 people and the waiter was extremely attentive. The food was amazing. My husband and I are from Toronto, and we hadn't been there in a while and after our meal, we wondered why. The food was incredible,... More

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St. Paul, MN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We enjoyed a memorable meal at Messis - food, service and ambiance were outstanding. It was a special occasion, as we were meeting old friends we'd not see for years. Longtime residents of the Toronto area, they were not familiar with this restaurant, but had nothing but praise for it as well. Our entrées were well prepared, tasty and imaginative.... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

My husband and I have been dining at Messis for many years. It is our “go to” place when we want to get together with friends in the area. Recently, we had dinner with friends and, as always, really enjoyed our meal. We always have difficulty deciding on what to order as there are so many selections that we enjoy.... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

2 of us dined at Messis for dinner recently. Food was just OK - calamari appetizer was boring - no dipping sauce & strange sweet noodles underneath. Goat cheese/fig appetizer was OK - though so sweet, could have been dessert. Lamb rack dinner, which my partner had was very good, while my pasta was again - boring! I did like... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

service was fine, appetizers ho hum (could have been better), entre very good Duck & Lamb, Wine = good list reasonable priding. blueberry strudel YOU MUST GET THIS! it was excellent. overall i'd go even with my own money, but i'd think twice before i ordered the calamri (not that great) also the goat cheesse with fig wrapped phylo did... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We have dined here many times since it has opened and in general have been quite pleased, although the menu changes very little from one year to the next. It is never too noisy to converse and there is something on the menu for everyone, although as a long time customer, I would be happy to see a major menu... More

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Burlington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

WOW! Great food, amazing service and a wonderful way to spend a birthday evening. Both of us were very impressed and looking forward to our next visit!!

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This is not a place for a cozy/intimate dinner ,but the food we had was very good and tasty. May need more wait staff and attention to details.

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WISCONSIN
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

On a short trip to Toronto with six of us, we took the suggestion of a friend who lives near by and we were not disappointed. The favorite amongst our group was the halibut. Fresh. Generous portion. We all shared and and we were all wowed. The other entres were also five star. Lamb being the next favorite. Thoughtful and... More

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