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“Fabulous Food”
Review of L'Avenue Bistro

L'Avenue Bistro
Ranked #502 of 9,388 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: East York
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This little gem just happens to be in my neighbourhood and is incredible! It's a quaint space with fantastic food and a wonderful wine list. Myself and 4 girlfriends dined there just before the holidays and ended up shutting the place down! We sampled an assortment of appetizers, mains and desserts and all of them were delicious! We especially loved the beef bourguignon so much that one of my friends actually went back the very next week with her husband and they both ordered it again! The wait staff are so accommodating and friendly - we were the last people in the restaurant, having the time of our lives and the wait staff started doing dishes and cleaning up around us without ever asking or hinting for us to leave. I think they loved seeing the 5 of us having so much fun and that was truly the case! Good food, good friend, good wine - the perfect evening. Thank you L'Avenue - we will be back!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The menu is varied, the service is excellent, friendly, informed and not rushed but efficient. The food is well presented and excellent ingredients are used. The menu changes regularly. Neighbourhood atmosphere. Nice surroundings, linen on the tables. Reasonable for the quality.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

New owner, slightly different name (Avenue, not L'Avenue) same chef menu and staff.

Menu is small (I thunk that is a good thing) with about 6 apps and 7 mains and 2 specials.

Our food was interesting and tasty.

I would return.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Getting a reservation was a challenge and I was given the impression that they were doing us a favour. When we got there half of the restaurant was empty yet our table was next to the kitchen. The food was salty, bouillon liberally added to my beef dish for flavour (!) and the fries were soggy. My wife's trout was not bad though. When we did not order wine, which is way overpriced, the maitre d' or chief waiter was clearly disturbed and his attitude changed. We were practically ignored after that. The bill was presented with the tip already included, and calculated in a manner that there is tip on the HST as well! We are not going back, that's for sure.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is an attractive little bistro in the heart of mid-town Toronto. The service was excellent starting with the friendly greeting as soon as we arrived. We then had quite a long wait for our orders to appear, but when they did they were excellent. We had the omelets of the day which included tomato, goat cheese and ham. Beautifully prepared together with a very nice side salad. Well worth a visit.

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