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Melanie's Bistro

#892 of 6,994 Restaurants in Toronto}
$$ - $$$, Italian, French
1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
+1 416-422-1870
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Canadian, Italian, French, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my office staff for dinner here and we all enjoyed the prix fixe. Delicious food and attentive service. Their desserts (made in house) were all scrumptious. Would definitely come back again. Thanks Melanie!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of seven. Made a reservation. We had three children with us. There was something for everyone on the menu. Waffles were a hit with the kids. Newfoundland breakfast was different and enjoyable. Veggie Omelette was very good (could use more toast...More

Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This place is clean and waitress is very friendly. I came here for a late lunch, and ordered the Butter Chicken Wrap with mushroom soup, and a beer. The services is great (4 stars). But the food does not justify the price, although the ingredients...More

1  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was a quick stop on a long walk. We wanted to sit outside because it was rather stuffy inside, so someone came and wiped the table and set up the umbrella for us. Service started out good but dwindled. I wanted to order the...More

Thank Rivergirl1
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Finally! A restaurant that you can count on to provide top quality food, excellent service, great ambiance, all at a very reasonable price. Thank you Melanie for giving us your lovely bistro! We visit once a year in June for a team brunch following the...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A very good Lunch stop for the family on a cold winter day. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. The menu is healthy and reasonably priced. Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Kman47
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My tummy is easily upset so I am always leery of "eating out" but this place is pristine in its cleanliness, provides attentive service and in the 8 years I have been coming here, the food has always been of a stellar quality and never...More

Thank linlin
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Friends and I met for dinner at Melanie's at the suggestion of one friend who had been there before. As it was a bitterly cold evening, there were only a few tables occupied. The menu, while not extensive, offers good variety with some inventive items...More

Thank Water_Lily61
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We attended a wine club dinner, so we did not try the normal menu or wine list. We had a fixed 5 course dinner with matching wines. All of the food was very good and the service was great. We definitely want to return.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Our birthday dinner at Melanie's was perfect! Each of the 3 courses was delicious, and we thought the $34 dinner special price made it quite reasonable. The salads were lovely and fresh with an interesting dressing. We all had the bacon wrapped chicken breast stuffed...More

Thank Kathleen C
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
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1870 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4C 1J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-422-1870
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