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“Snobby and rude”
Review of Melanie's Bistro

Melanie's Bistro
Ranked #975 of 8,899 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: French, Italian, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: East York
Reviewed February 20, 2011

My boyfriend and I attempted to go to Melanie's Bistro for dinner as we heard such great things about it. We didn't have reservations but took a chance that there may be a table. I completely understand that when you don't have a reservation at a busy restaurant there is a high probablity you won't get seated or will have to wait a while. What I didn't expect was a hostess who treated us like we were some kind of disease that walked in the door because we had the audacity to even enquire about a table when we didn't have reservations. There are plenty of restauants in Toronto, and in the east end that make you feel more welcome. I don't care how good the food is, I'll spend my money elsewhere.

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Reviewed November 23, 2010

Have wanted to eat at this restaurant for a while, but as it is small, it requires at least a coupld of weeks advance planning to get reservations on the weekend. Really interesting menu, famous for their mac and cheese with lobster appetizer (rich enough for 2) and very reasonable. Good selection of pastas, fish, meat and vegetarian offerings. Attentive service. On still ungentrified strip of the Danforth so parking is easy.

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Thank alwaysplanahead
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Reviewed August 28, 2010

A place our neighbourhood enjoys. (It's not an Italian restaurant either as an earlier review suggested. It's a local bistro.)

Great breakfast. The homemade vegetarian soup, pulled pork sandwich, and other items are great for lunch. I enjoy eathing here with friends and family.

The chocolate mousse cake is a favorite. Melanie makes all the desserts herself.

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Thank Star-Framily
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Reviewed July 7, 2009

Gourmet Italian food in a diner setting restaurant located east of Greektown. Limited selections on the menu plus special daily offers. Price is reasonable. Good eats but not worth to make a special trip for it.

Thank EricL-Toronto
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile
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