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Jacques Bistro Du Parc

#92 of 6,755 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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126 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
+1 416-961-1893
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Michigan
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Exceptional food! A gem in the heart of Yorkville. Our waiter was Oliver who took great care of us. He even walked with us to the park across the street after the meal and told us its fascinating story!

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Thank Karl13Michigan
Toronto, Canada
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1,314 reviews
729 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 713 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were here with friends who had never dined here before, and they were impressed (as they should be). As for me: from my chilled cream of watercress soup through the sweetbreads to the raspberry tart, everything was superb. The others loved their meals as well. One of them drew attention to an aspect of Jacques that is immensely endearing:... More 

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2 Thank operalover939
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We went last night with friends and sat in the back by the open windows. It was a hot, humid day in Toronto and while Jacques' does not have A/C, we were fine. The food was the usual very high quality, well-priced, and authentic French bistro cuisine. We are never disappointed. We had California salad, cold asparagus soup (wonderful!!), hot... More 

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1 Thank CCLS
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Master chef....no doubt about it...have been going here since the 80's....best food in Yorkville, considering most other restaurants here are sub par....high quality everything...for you visitors...this resto is best suited for romantic couples, 4 people max.... make reservations in advance if possible....very busy on weekends

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Jacques is upstairs on Cumberland Street away from the hubbub and noisy construction of Yorkville. It's a lunch venue for meetings or women's lunches and many people make a reservation. Their specialty is omelettes, although I had a delicious nicoise salad with succulent poached salmon. Note that the noisy part of the restaurant is near the window.

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Thank Lawrence S
Southern Ontario
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

My wife and I infrequently dine in Toronto so look for something special when we do. We like French food and so on the occasion of our 37th anniversary reserved a table at Jacques Bistro, our first visit. No doubt we'll be back. The excellent food matched the service. With only about 35 or so seats the staff has time... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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122 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Jacques Bistro du Parc, a family-owned spot, has been serving French cuisine in a cozy and intimate setting since 1978. I had read about the 'perfect omelets' served here and so decided to stop for lunch. The perfect French omelet is actually one of the most difficult dishes to master - a firm exterior (without colour) rolled into a tight... More 

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Scotch Plains
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The restaurant serves wonderfully prepared and fairly priced French food and offers a well priced wine list. The staff is friendly and helpful and the owner/hostess was welcoming and gracious- her husband is Jacques the chef. Save room for dessert as the Tarte tartin is the best we've had outside of France!

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Thank IMB95
Toronto, Canada
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I took my Mom here for a Mothers Day supper, and they were a packed house. I had made a reservation, so no problem. The service was decent, reminiscent of what is expected by restaurant patrons in France. The atmosphere was professional and relaxed. The food...my Mom was happy with her scallops, my omelet was fine. Overall, Toronto has become... More 

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Thank Alex C
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Went for lunch. Menu was limited but varied enough. Too many staff coming and asking the same question all with an unfriendly and distant air. I had a quiche and a salad, neither of which was impressive but the quantity was substantial. However the salad must have been sprayed with chemicals (likely with sulphites) to prolong freshness because it caused... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-961-1893

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Midtown
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 after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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