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Biff's Bistro

) #134 of 7,026 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ French, European,
4 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-860-0086
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
French, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of the few places around advertising Lillet! The first thing I did was order a Vesper Martini - and I was not disappointed. Very good. We ordered from the Summerlicious menu which provided a great selection at reasonable prices. The salmon tartare was very...More

Thank Rance C
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Ate lunch at Biff's recently, part of Toronto's summerlicious event: a 3 course meal including jambon, fish and cheese plate for dessert. My wife had salmon tartar, fish and a gorgeous strawberry meringue. The food was excellent and the service top notch. The meal was...More

Thank chillin51
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We met friends for dinner at Biff's, a very attractive restaurant on Front street, Toronto with food we were told to match and staff who provide good service. I choose Chicken Au Pistou as a main and the chocolate Bavorois from the Summerlicious menu and...More

2  Thank Firefly47
Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary while on holiday in Toronto and we were happy to celebrate at this restaurant! We were looking for a slightly upscale restaurant with smart casual attire. The wait staff was so friendly and accommodating - they let...More

Thank cmm218
Reviewed July 9, 2014

True bistro atmosphere. We had dinner outside on a beautiful evening. A slightly wobbly start with a rather flavourless salad. Things picked up with the mains: beautiful poached salmon and a flawless Steak Diane. Dessert: cheese was very interesting, mousse au chocolat a little bland....More

Thank RBA09
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Really great place, really happy to have finally tried it! The food was fantastic and the decor/music sets a great atmosphere. Our server, Natalie (if I remember correctly) was really really amazing. She was so nice and really took care of us, and also made...More

Thank Mitchell L
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Toronto is enjoying Summerlicious...many restaurants offering a three course meal for a special low price. Last night a friend and I tried BIFF'S BISTRO.. A very upmarket and welcoming interior after you pass through a wonderful patio. We were fussed over by our waitress and...More

Thank DIDIGRANT
Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to dinner at Biff's super excited about the scenery and patio. It's a beautiful restaurant if were going to be honest, the music is great. Our steaks on the other hand, overcooked. The waiter didn't come to check on us...More

1  Thank E B
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Now you can enjoy great food with the best wines of your cellar, without corkage on Sundays! To enjoy our vintage champagne, we had the $1 oysters from PEI that were delicious. Also enjoyed with the champagne was a seared foie gras appetizer, interestingly done...More

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went here on a recommendation and found a table outside. menu looked good albeit wasn't cheap but if the quality is good this does not matter. We took the prix fixe menu as seemed the best value and things started weakly as I had...More

Thank Matthew L
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    (Yonge St.)
  • Public Transportation: Biff's Bistro is located one and a half blocks east of Union Station and two blocks south of King Station using the subway.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-860-0086
Description
Reminiscent of a 1930's Parisian Bistro, Biff's Bistro is a smart, upscale masterpiece by Toronto uber-restaurateurs Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini. The stylish lounge, featuring a stunning zinc-topped bar, represents pure vintage design, while handsome leather banquettes, warm wood paneling and grand mirrors create a rich, lively dining space. In this setting, Chef Amanda Ray presents an extensive menu of inspiring French bistro cuisine, with an impressive corresponding wine list. Located in the heart of downtown, just steps away from many downtown theatres, hotels and the Air Canada Centre.
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