Cafe Belong

4.7
603 reviews
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Farm-to-table
Every thing we do is local, sustainable and organic. But it’s more than just food choice and ingredients. Cafe Belong is about creating a connection between the natural food from our land, the farmers that nourish and harvest it, and ultimately, the people who enjoy it.

It’s this ‘circle of sustainability’ that will surround your visit – a sense of belonging to the environment and to the beautiful Evergreen Brick Works venue. It’s this dedication to provenance, preparation and presentation that stand as a testament to value.
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OT
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Good brunch this morning. Ordered toast as a side, then ordered jam. Did not think jam should be an extra charge of $2.
Otherwise, good experience.

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MA
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

loved it all .. big portions though! nice casual place .. love a place that cares about the flatware, dishware napkins etc. great LATTE.

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AL
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sumi was amazing and treated us like we were the only ones in the restaurant. Ambiance was so cozy and the food was fantastic. I have been there several times and always a great experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and environment. Friendly staff. Family friendly!!

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K
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Number one in my books! Supports local and seasonal – well prepared food and an outstanding ONTARIO wine list.

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KE
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent last minute dinner. Always a good bet that there will be something delicious here. We only had charcuterie, soups and salads but wished we had a bigger appetite for the sharing plates. They are always good. It's a little cold down there at the brickworks so wear lots of layers in cold weather. Windows are lovely to look out of but drafty. Great service and great food for casual Friday dinner.

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FW
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food, great service, great atmosphere.

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p
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Does not disappoint. Brunch is to die for. I will be returning

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P
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food as always was excellent - the service in our experience was also, as always, mediocre.

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SP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food in a wonderful setting. The restaurant is very attractive and comfortable and the views in the valley and the brickworks are great. Plus you can take a walk, go to the market, enjoy some skating or take your kids to the playground.

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TM
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a wonderful meal. Staff was friendly and did an excellent job. And no one rushed us out even though we were last people there!

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HD
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Unique experience, wonderful food, professional staff, friendly service. Great location. A year round gem.

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HM
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and brilliant service. Great atmosphere for a relaxing Saturday afternoon meal in a beautiful setting.

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VM
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great recommendations to try the Mac and Cheese. Salads were filling and buttermilk visit was a perfect accompaniment.

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LF
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The brunch was outstanding! Perfect place to take the family for the holiday season lunch.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A group of 7 of us including 3 children had brunch and it was fantastic. Service was amazing very accommodating. Eggs Benedict with trout was delicious. I can’t wait to go back.

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OT
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for anyone (child to adult). Staff is excellent. Venue is perfect ... Bring clothing you are comfortable making a light hike in in summer and that you can skate in in winter.

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HC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Our guests were late but our server was very accommodating...

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j
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everybody at CB is always so friendly - we have dined there each Saturday for the last few weeks and we’re remembered each time (which is quite remarkable, given the number of people who must eat there daily).

Then there’s the food, which is superb. The smoked trout is a must.

The wine list is also excellent; all local, all great. Try anything from Leaning Post - you won’t be disappointed.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food!!

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A
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good food, though $30 per plate after tax without drink is a little steep for brunch.

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M
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great food. Great service.

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SL
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The parking situation confusing. We all paid but it was complimentary! Food sounded better than it tasted.

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OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Great food but ran out of key ingredients and had to replace with sausage, which wasn’t my preference. Kitchen should be prepared for a Sunday Brunch

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V
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food if a bit expensive, enjoyed the brunch in the sunlit Hall. Great place to visit after a bit of a walk in the wooded area around.

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AL
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place! Amazing food and love the vibe. Great service!!

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LG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious delicious brunch.
Lovely setting.
Friendly service.

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RR
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the Saturday Brunch and it was great. I had the Frittata and my partner had the Challah French Toast with grilled peaches. Both were excellent. Server was attentive and helpful. It was busy so good idea to book reservation. After lunch walked the fresh market next door.

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CH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, great ambiance, delicious food, easy to get a reservation at short notice. Pricier than expected, given the options. $25 for pancakes!

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KH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice spot, busy on a weekend. Brunch prices are exorbitant. Place was packed though!

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

Service very slow - surprising for weekend brunch. Many people behind the counter wandering around and wiping glassware (though drinks took forever too) who perhaps should have helped the kitchen.

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c
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

As always, the ethos of this place rings true. We love the food. We love the space; particularly on a glorious sunny day. That said, this is the third visit in a row where the service has been deflating - as in, it is was so bad this visit that my fries didn’t taste as good. For example, it took the server 15 minutes (I think it was her third visit to the table) before offering me coffee. I actually didn’t even order coffee when she finally asked because my diastolic was getting the best of me. Not to mention: the place was not full (although I think the patio was busy). I’m all about being understanding with service - people (myself included) have bad days. But this is the third consecutive visit where the service was amateur. While this isn’t haute cuisine, it isn’t Denny’s either. Cafe Belong needs to Bebetter.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Only thing that may prevent me from going back was the parking on a Saturday morning during farmers market. It was a mess

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IT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the patio scene and the food was unique and good

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G
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Belong has been a favourite for birthdays and treats, but today was very disappointing. Service was incredibly slow—we Waited about 40 minutes at least for our meal and we were both disappointed with the dishes we ordered. When I told the server why I didn’t like the dishes, she dismissed my complaint because my dish was “a favourite”. My friend ordered pancakes which were burned and over cooked and she wasn’t offered more coffee. I don’t believe that Belong offers good value now. Apart from being unhappy with our meal, the cafe was extremely noisy; there was a party with attendees who were screaming and yelling, so all in all, this was a negative experience and I doubt that I’ll book it again.

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M
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The food is just good. The portions are very large to match the price tag, but too large. The service was good enough but not great, again, for these kind of prices.
I would come back only because it's in a very nice setting (brickworks) and the cocktails are pleasant.

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WS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Family brunch

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j
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and professional service.

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E
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

A little pricey for what you get. Considering this a destination spot and far off the beaten path, I suppose they think they can charge high prices for not overly exceptional food. You are a captive audience and I felt taken advantage of from that perspective. $75 for two people for lunch - without any alcohol- is a bit too much.

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MP
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Much pricier than expected, but great food, service, and patio. Would go back!

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