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2994 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
+1 416-236-0081
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a craving for steak and frites and this place fit the bill. Wait staff were very attentive and polite. Would definitely go back.

Thank Parammima
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In addition to the nice ambiance, delicious food, and excellent service, I must mention how well the pacing was. From when we were greeted upon entering... to when our food & drink orders were taken... to when our dishes were cleared away... etc., the timing of the staff was just perfect! Our server had a very engaging personality which I... More 

Thank Clare R
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food with great service! if you are looking for a great evening to take your date you will not go wrong with this spot. Well worth the trip.

Thank B J
Mississauga, Canada
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379 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ours was a ‘Fine Dining” dinner outing for a group of seniors. There was no issue with separate cheques which came with a pre-advertised 15% gratuity. The servers earned their tips as there was some confusion with the orders which was probably not their fault. My strip sirloin was cooked to perfection and was more than I could comfortably eat... More 

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Bolton, Canada
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100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night my cousins and I went to merlot for a post wedding dinner. The service was prompt and courteous and the meal was delightful. I had the Arctic char and escargots and ate every inch of it. I will definitely be going back and strongly recommend it to others.

Thank Flstn2007
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Small intimate place - free of blasting music, one person for our table, vs. Multiple staffers doing this and that. Friendly server who gave us lots of options, did not rush us. Would return anytime.

Thank 136louisem
Level Contributor
63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Moules appetizer, salad, daily vegetable soup were all tasty. Icelandic cod and steak were done to perfection. The vegetables were not over cooked. Desserts were excellent as well...Fruit flan and chocolate mousse were excellent. Becks beer available is you don't drink. Winterlicious is menu is excellent. Very good service.

Thank Dixiegals
Toronto, Canada
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179 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful cozy bistro style place that has been around 25 years. The restaurant was spacious enough to not feel crammed, yet cozy enough to feel like you had just visited a bistro in Paris. The food was good, however the server could have used a smile once in a while. Their winterliscious menu is quite extensive compared to some... More 

Thank TorontoFanula
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner tonight after a less than exemplary experience at another restaurant. We called at the last minute, they squeezed us in on a busy Saturday night and by the time our cocktails arrived we had shaken off the poor experience and were feeling warm and cared for by the staff at Merlot. Everything, from appetizer, to main,... More 

Thank Hikingwend
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

It's no wonder Merlot has been in Kingsway Village for so many years, it's because they always serve great food and has real French charm. We come regularly, and husband always has to have their steak tartare (see bottom of their menu for special items) and loves it! I myself have tried so much, and stand outs include their French... More 

Thank sylvrgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2994 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 416-236-0081

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Etobicoke

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Etobicoke is a relaxed area along the Humber River. It's saturated with green spaces and conservatories, making it a premier destination for outdoor sports, hiking, and nature walks. Its abundance of parkland and lakes makes it a typical spot for fishing, picnicking, and camping out, especially in warmer months. The peaceful area is also enjoyed by families, who appreciate its boardwalks and sports facilities. Locals enjoy the variety of golfing and country club opportunities, which also provide lessons for golfers of any skill level.
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