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“Not too impressed”
Review of Auberge du Pommier

Auberge du Pommier
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Ranked #67 of 8,722 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $83
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: North York
Cross street: Yonge St. & York Mills
Transit: York Mills Subway Station is located one block south of the restaurant on Yonge Street.
Description: The original jewel in the Oliver & Bonacini crown and a North Toronto icon, Auberge du Pommier has been serving guests since 1987. Constructed around the rustic vestiges of two 1860’s woodcutters’ cottages, Auberge du Pommier combines country charm with contemporary sophistication and style. Featuring wood burning fireplaces in winter and lush, floral terraces in summer, it is a welcoming, refined retreat from the city. A modern French fine dining restaurant, Auberge du Pommier exudes a quiet confidence, reflecting a commitment to culinary excellence and inspired service. The cuisine honours both the refined techniques and rustic styles of classic French fare, with an innovative North American accent. Simple yet elevated, seasonal menus focus on quality by using the finest ingredients, highlighting their natural flavours and textures and plating them elegantly. Through its appreciation of fine food and elegant presentation, its intelligent, sincere service and its French, country-inspired décor, Auberge du Pommier perfectly balances charm and sophistication, romance and refinement.
Reviewed October 27, 2012

The restaurant really is stunning with attractive decor and furnishings. Five of us had dinner there last night, most having the bisque to start, which was quite good. Several of us then followed with the turbot, which really was a disappointment. We have had turbot elsewhere on many occasions and love its moist soft texture. What they served here were two rather solid flat little pieces that I would not have recognized as turbot unless I had been told. Also four of the five entrees were distinctly cool.....maybe they had been waiting for the one entree that arrived hot. Service was pleasant and attentive but at times painfully slow.
This restaurant is not inexpensive, being on a par price wise with quality restaurants in London or Paris. Unfortunately that's where the comparison ends.

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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Auberge hasn't failed me in the 25 years I've been coming to them for dinner. This last time for my birthday was no exception. They even surprised with seemingly larger portions than in the past. I had the frog legs which were done in a tempura batter of some sort served on an Amandine. They were smaller than I expected but made up for it in taste and quantity. I followed that up with the lamb shank which was larger than I expected but also done to perfection. My wife's meal was equally excellent, although I can't remember specifically what she had.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

I had a great experience here and just want to say thanks for keeping the bar so high for fine dining in this town. Service and Food quality are second to none. This restaurant is a safe bet for any foodie looking for a great meal with extrodinary service. Restaurantuers everywhere can learn alot from places like this. Outstanding.

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Thank ChefKevin99
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Reviewed October 10, 2012 via mobile

The restaurant is stunning and romantic - the food was favorable and u can taste the love in each bite - this restaurant was a great experience and I would recommend it to any one with the love of food not just French Cusine

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Really enjoyed dinner with my business partner and our wives. Found that they pushed the wine a bit too much.

Thank John G
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