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Marben Restaurant
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Ranked #278 of 8,897 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $66
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown West
Cross street: Portland
Transit: Closest transit stops are King and Spadina and King and Portland by TTC on either the King or Spadina Streetcars. A late evening taxi stand is immediately east of Marben.
Description: Marben is a bustling, downtown Toronto restaurant, renowned for its warm hospitality and seasonally driven, Canadian cuisine. Marben is a gathering place, a local spot where friends and family come to catch up over good food, drinks and music. Marben is your home away from home.
Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

We had mother's day brunch at marben this year.
What an amazing experience! You can feel the wonderful vibes as soon as you walk through the front door. Knowledgeable and warm staff accompanied by the most spectacular food from start to finish!
We cannot wait for our next visit to the city to enjoy another fantastic meal at Marben
Great job! I continue to recommend Marben to all our friends and family. Your first visit will always bring you back again and again.

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Thank aisling m
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

From the moment you walk into this space, you feel welcomed and at home. You can definitely tell that great care has been taken on each and every detail. Bar seating at the window feels like a well designed kitchen, and the service makes it feel like you truly are joining the staff in their home away from home for an excellent meal. The snack menu from 5-7 provides the opportunity for a relaxed shared meal amongst friends. Never rushed, always taken care of. Can't wait to return!

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Thank Clare M
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

I got the octopus salad and it was tasty, but the portions were tiny and the food is definitely overpriced.
Automatic tip gets put on the bill for groups, 18% tip is way too high. Our server wasn't polite and seemed to be Mia all night. Guess he doesn't have to try when he knows he will automatically make a large tip. Not impressed.

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2  Thank LivO O
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

My experience was limited to a burger and a beer. However, I did very much enjoy the Johns burger with fries - price was slightly more than what you would typically expect at $19, but it was very tasty and worth a return. Atmosphere is also nice.

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2  Thank Domenicd2000
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

The restaurant wasn't too full when we arrived at 8:30, but filled up as the night progressed. It's small enough to feel intimate, but big enough to be a little loud. Our server was awesome; very knowledgeable and friendly and checked on us often. The items we ordered came out hot and tasted delicious. I had the kobe beef which tasted great, but I had asked for medium and it came out pretty rare, but it was still delicious. The lobster paella croquettas were pretty delicious too! The only drawback I would say is that the menu is rather small (read: limited) and filled with the "alternative" names to foods that the average person might not recognize. We googled some things at the table!

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1  Thank The_Dewey
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