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L'Avenue Bistro

1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
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1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have only gone to this restaurant for weekend brunch, but that has been a good experience. This small space is often crowded, but we rarely need to wait long for a table. The restaurant has a charming atmosphere and our brunch items have been...More

Thank PuraVidaEscondida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful little bistro on Bayview....we went to celebrate our anniversary and were pleasantly impressed with everything we ordered. My husband and i split the french onion soup and the "avenue" salad. for dinner, i had the seafood stew which was to DIE FOR!! Ive...More

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a very small restaurant that serves some very good food. We were there for dinner but I notice they have a lunch and brunch menu. I had calves liver which is something I always look for at a real french restaurant. It was...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I used to live down the street and so this is a family fave. My mother still goes here even though she doesn't live nearby. I had the Tarte Flambee Gratinee which is a kind of flat bread pizza. Delicious. For a main I had...More

1  Thank SugaJam
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint place with wide assortment of dishes. Celebrating a birthday with a group of 8 we were easily accommodated. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We ordered from their Sunday Brunch menu. Everyone enjoyed their meal. From quiche to a deep fried chicken on ragout....More

1  Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We just took a walk along Bayview and looked into the restaurant. We didn't have anything in mind but once we saw the lovely white table cloths on Bistro tables and the smell of great food wafting from the kitchen, we knew we had to...More

1  Thank Liliane V
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The best:the roast beef sandwich. The meat was melt in your mouth type,perfectly seasoned.The baguette was delicious as well. The so,so:I asked to substitute the frittes with a salad.The lettuce was "tired" and the dressing over vinegary. The unacceptable:today in Toronto is hot and humid.Inside...More

Thank Silver P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant was very nice, although small it offers a pleasant dining experience. The selection of food was good and the service was nice. We ordered the Onion Soup and The Quiche special. The soup was tasty, hearty and came with fries, it could be...More

1  Thank smcreates
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had made very few arrangements for our stay in Toronto, and found ourselves without dinner plans. A quick search of nearby French restaurants, though BlogTO (local Toronto bloggers) led us to L'Avenue Bistro not a minute too soon. We got there about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank Walker D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

On Father's Day, not the best day of the year to try a restaurant, my spouse and I dined in L'Avenue Bistro. Busy as they were, the service was attentive and thoughtful, the food cooked to order and the wine list by the glass -...More

2  Thank myraevans1942
East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial
Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it
boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and
gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere.
The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is
rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is
supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and
refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: 416-485-1568
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