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Marben Restaurant

€€ - €€€British, ,
488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
+1 416-979-1990
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burger” (63 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our experience here was flawless. We had the cauliflower and lamb brioche for appetizer. Flawless. Then between the table the sirloin, chicken, pork belly and Johns burger for mains. The mains were not huge portions, it they were big enough, and the chef seriously j...More

Thank haroldInToronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch was lovely, food was fresh and the service was excellent. Decent price too. The wifi wasn't working which was a shame for us travelers.

Thank Ishy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Marben today for brunch with 4 friends. We had an amazing time and stayed for over 2 hours. Jordan was incredible; great service and he was so much fun, he definitely kept us laughing. And the food and drinks were delicious. Definitely be...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Amazing food, cool setting, helpful and pleasant staff, make this a fabulous place for weekend brunch, lunch or dinner. I will definitely return and enjoy more of this place!

Thank Leolo L
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Felt very welcome from the moment we stepped in. We were greeted with a smile and accommodated to a quieter, more intimate area. Staff were all very friendly and attentive. Food and wine - absolutely delicious. A nice spot for any type of occasion, I...More

Thank Jocelyn L
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is my first time to Marben and the food, service and wine were outstanding. We showed up late, didn't have a reservation and they were able to squeeze us in. The burger main course and cauliflower starter was outstanding. I would like to come...More

Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We live in the area, but this was the first time we went to Marben. It will be our new local favourite. The food is ethically sourced, good quality, well prepared and a friendly knowledgeable staff. We both had the roast which is served on...More

Thank Zoomertravelblog
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This place is fantastic! The food is excellent, the service attentive and friendly, wine list is nice and even the decor is thoughtfully done. Anything you try is going to be wonderful. I'd highly recommend a reservation if going during a peak dinner time on...More

Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It was a great choice for a family meal on a chilly night. We had three entries, beef, lamb and pheasant. Our favorites were the lamb and pheasant seasoned and cooked perfectly.The accompanying sauces were delicious. We shared a plate of roasted cauliflower to start....More

Thank ElaineL888
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Marben has been around for 10 years and I still have people ask me what it is when I mention it. "It's the best brunch restaurant in the city!!" I always tell them. It's unfortunate though, because Marben's Sunday Roast, private event space and cosy...More

Thank Dave D
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$66
British, Gastropub, Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1E3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: Closest transit stops are King and Spadina and King and Portland by TTC on either the King or Spadina Streetcars. A late evening taxi stand is immediately east of Marben.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-979-1990
  • E-mail
Marben is a bustling, downtown Toronto restaurant, renowned for its warm hospitality and seasonally driven, Canadian cuisine. Marben is a gathering place, a local spot where friends and family come to catch up over good food, drinks and music. Marben is your home away from home.
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