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Melanie's Bistro

$$ - $$$, Italian, French
1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
+1 416-422-1870
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“cod cakes” (2 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Canadian, Italian, French, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Two of us enjoyed a very tasty lunch. The fish tacos were well prepared, with a light batter and very fresh ingredients. The burger special, with blue cheese got rave reviews - perfectly prepared. Service was very good, attentive but not intrusive. We will defintely...More

Thank AuntHillToronto
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This was our first visit to this restaurant and it was definitely worth the subway ride out to Coxwell station. A 2 block stroll East finds this small eating place. We both had their basic brunch with scrambled eggs blends with tasty scallions and ,...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This place was an unexpected surprise. Service was excellent. Owner Melanie was always present to make sure all clients were well taken care of. Servers were first class. We were a party of 5 and we all agree it was a great experience. Food was...More

Thank uopalka
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Took my office staff for dinner here and we all enjoyed the prix fixe. Delicious food and attentive service. Their desserts (made in house) were all scrumptious. Would definitely come back again. Thanks Melanie!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were a group of seven. Made a reservation. We had three children with us. There was something for everyone on the menu. Waffles were a hit with the kids. Newfoundland breakfast was different and enjoyable. Veggie Omelette was very good (could use more toast...More

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is clean and waitress is very friendly. I came here for a late lunch, and ordered the Butter Chicken Wrap with mushroom soup, and a beer. The services is great (4 stars). But the food does not justify the price, although the ingredients...More

2  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was a quick stop on a long walk. We wanted to sit outside because it was rather stuffy inside, so someone came and wiped the table and set up the umbrella for us. Service started out good but dwindled. I wanted to order the...More

Thank Rivergirl1
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Finally! A restaurant that you can count on to provide top quality food, excellent service, great ambiance, all at a very reasonable price. Thank you Melanie for giving us your lovely bistro! We visit once a year in June for a team brunch following the...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A very good Lunch stop for the family on a cold winter day. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. The menu is healthy and reasonably priced. Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Kman47
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My tummy is easily upset so I am always leery of "eating out" but this place is pristine in its cleanliness, provides attentive service and in the 8 years I have been coming here, the food has always been of a stellar quality and never...More

Thank linlin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-422-1870
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