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Matisse Restaurant and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Matisse was named after inspiring murals that envelop the soul the moment you walk in. Our warm and comfortable atmosphere and friendly service sets the evening apart from others. Our menu reflects International influences on Canadian cuisine with fresh local ingredients designed and prepared by our award winning chef. Each plate is presented as a work of art.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Canadian, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for supper on a hot Saturday night. The vegetarians in the group were very pleased with the perfectly spiced curry and the tasty, abundant risotto. Another guest ordered the lake fish entree and praised it vociferously. Every plate was cleared to the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

This is a nice urban restaurant but the service was pretty impersonal. We had lamb that was way over done. Not the best choice in Toronto.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michael C
MarriottBloorDM, Executive Chef at Matisse Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Thank you for your review, Michael C. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future for a more positive experience....More

Reviewed June 2, 2019

Spontaneously decided to go to lunch at Matisse because I was picking up a friend who lived on Bloor St W and I don't regret it. My red wine braised short ribs were so soft and didn't even need a knife. Reminded me strangely of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Arawakasauras
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for supper after busy day. Great service. Freshest salads and the meals are beautifully set up and delicious.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TanyaDion
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner with a friend last week and received amazing service from our server Fahema. She kept ensuring we were enjoying our food while the restaurant was quite busy. The key lime pie is to die for. We will certainly be coming back...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mishu I
RmOpsMgr, Executive Chef at Matisse Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Thank you for your review, Mishu I. My name is Phil Horrigan and I am the Executive Chef of Matisse Restaurant.Your feedback is truly appreciated and we will be sure to share your kind feedback with not only Fahema, but the entire team. We hope...More

Reviewed January 27, 2019

Great food and our waiter, Jude, was fantastic. We visited during Winterlicious but would return anytime.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Toronto12345678
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Atmosphere is comfortable. Lunch with friends, delicious food with good portion. Waiter Rashid was friendly and provided a very good service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James S
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food, and amazing service. Our waiter, Mesfin, was friendly and was very attentive to our dietary restriction. Chef Phil came out and greeted us as well as enjoyed a good laugh. Would highly recommend dining here but they should have more street...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alyssa p
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, the service was lacking, food on the other hand had lots of flavor and was excellent, until..... I found a long blonde hair under my salmon, I called over my server and she quickly removed my 50% eaten meal, the disappointment came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T G
dutym40, Guest Relations Manager at Matisse Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Dear Disappointed: Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit. I would really like the chance to discuss with you further. Please call or email me at your earliest convenience. Best regards, Phillip Horrigan Executive Chef Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Phillip.horrigan@marriottbloor.com...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018

Decided to have brunch with 2 friends Sunday. We had booked on open table but nobody seem to know that we had. Got shown to a table in the middle of restaurant. Seats and benches are soft and low so quite uncomfortable. Our waiter came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Waikiki59
dutym40, Guest Relations Manager at Matisse Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Dear Waikiki59: Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit. We would be happy to have the chance to speak with you directly. If you have the opportunity, please contact the Restaurant Manager on Duty at 416.961.8000 Best Regards, Toronto Marriott...More

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