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L'Espresso Bar Mercurio

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
+1 416-585-2233
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“panini” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
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Reviewed today

A lot of the staff are Students who are very cheery and helpful. Lots of wonderful looking salads, sandwiches and soups to choose from. (probably more on the menu but this is what we chose). Order from the counter so you can see what you...More

Thank R0ger777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times for brunch every time it’s fantastic! Incredible coffee. Great dishes (eggs, salads, etc). Delicious cookies and other treats! Highly recommend this spot to everyone!

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 26 April 2018

After a morning of museum viewing we stopped here for lunch, finding few other choices along this stretch of road. It was very busy, but we were directed to a table and told to order at the bar. After deciding what to order I had...More

Thank TPT_Traveller
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I went here because they have gluten free and dairy free options. My sandwich was very average, as was my husband's regular non-GF sandwich. and the fries that I ordered were poor. However the cookies and cakes I took home were excellent. Crowded and a...More

Thank GneissGirl
Reviewed 4 March 2018

On a Saturday around lunch time L’Espresso was quite busy, evidencing the popularity of this place which is conveniently next door to a University of Toronto residence. There is a sign on the door advising people wishing to enter to pull hard, and they evidently...More

Thank SeanOden
Reviewed 16 February 2018

After a night out, wife and I enjoyed nearby sites and had lunch in the area at Mercurio's..great dining experience

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were a small group meeting for coffee to catch up and chat. It was mid-morning and unfortunately, I had already eaten. The food looked really good - everything from the croissants to the meals was appealing. Coffee is nice quality and the space is...More

Thank d0ndequiera
Reviewed 13 November 2017

There were five of us, and we were seated at a large table in a smaller room off the main space. That was fine with us. I had the Eggs Benedict, as did two other members of our group. Everyone was happy with the quality...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Comfortable European venue serves coffee and teas, drinks, desserts, and some meals. A bit hectic but OK. Really needs a bit better organization to get tables cleared quickly, and to separate take- out customers from those waiting for tables. Service is ok.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've been to this place numerate times - for brunch, coffee/tea, lunch, afternoon snack/early supper, or just pastries/dessert. I've never had a bad experience. The service and food are always great.

Thank Helen L
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-585-2233
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