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Date
Wed, 4/25
Time
10:30 PM
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Cafe Belong

4.4
529 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Farm-to-table
Perfect For:
  • Great for Brunch
  • Local Ingredients
  • Cozy
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Farm-to-table, Canadian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation
Cafe Belong Restaurant

Lunch
Monday - Friday - 11:30 am - 3pm
Brunch
Saturday - 10 am - 3 pm
Sunday - 10:30 am - 3 pm
Dinner
Wednesday to Saturday 5 pm - 9 pm

Cafe Belong Coffee Shop

Monday -8am - 5pm
Tuesday to Friday - 8am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday - 9am - 5pm
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Phone number
(416) 901-8234
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brad Long
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Catering
Belong Catering is the resident caterer for Evergreen Brick Works. We prepare and present the best food, drinks and service on-site or anywhere, with experience in all size and scope events from end to end.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Pottery Road and the Bayview extension
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Parking details
Hundreds of paid parking spaces right outside our door, pay at the meter and input your license plate number- there is nothing you need to display on your dashboard.

If you are joining us for dinner after 5 pm Wednesday - Friday bypass the meters and let the restaurant staff know your license plate number. Your parking will be validated for the evening.
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Public transit
Evergreen Brick Works has a shuttle bus running here from the TTC's Broadview Station and there is a TTC bus; 28 Bayview South, running from Davisville Station to Evergreen Brick Works.
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Entertainment
Seasonal outdoor experiences by 'Evergreen' including walking and bycycle tours, ice skating, foraging and cooking classes plus exceptional parkland and wetland to explore and enjoy.
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Special events & promotions
Farm to Table-- Sunday Night Family Dinner. Please see our website for this week's Feature Dinner. Vegetarian and child-friendly options are available as well.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 529 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 3 days ago

I had the Bratwurst. The strong amount of nutmeg in or on the bratwurst was a turn off. I thought it was an odd combination. The apple slaw was not the best either. The apples were too ripe and had a powdery texture. I did enjoy the kale, rosti and fried egg that were part of the dish. My friend had the brisket and grits and she thought it was delicious.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Good but the prices are crazy. $25 for 3 pancakes!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Birthday get together with my family. Small group. Server was very no nonesense, everything was served quick and hot. Love the food and atmosphere. I will definitely be back.

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1.0Dined on April 14, 2018

It was the second time we were going there and there was no parking what so ever! We tried the food before and it was amazing. However, it’s really not worth waiting an hour to find parking in Brickworks!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Café Belong is a beautiful restaurant in a lovely setting at the Brickworks. The service is excellent and the food is delicious with perfect portions. The restaurant is open and airy. We can see the chef cooking in the kitchen on the other side of the counter. The menu is small with a daily pork and fish selection. I would go back again and again and again!!

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

It seems a bit over-priced for what you are getting. $25 for pancakes. $28 for Eggs Benedict. The place is fine but I won't go back or be suggesting it to any of my friends.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great food and wonderful service. Very vibrant atmosphere in the daytime-maybe more subdued in the evening

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Excellent food. A bit overpriced for brunch. Decent service however the waitress brought the bill and asked us to leave early because there were more patrons waiting. Always happy to make space but we weren’t even there over 1h20 and it seems like they may have overbooked people.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Not particularly enticing vegan options but the rest of the menu got solid reviews from the rest of the party. Service was friendly and competent. Nice location as well

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Love the food here.

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1.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Made a reservation for 3:45 today. Went and they refused to seat us. Saud the Kitchen was closed at 3 pm. Rude

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

This is a favourite spot but our recent visit was very disappointing. My order preference, which I had specified twice to ensure it was not overlooked, was not as requested. So I sent it back immediately. Meanwhile my two companions received and, at my insistence, began their meals. My order arrived after they had finished -- 15-20 minutes later. Embarrassing for us all and to make it worse, no apology from the waiter, no adjustment to the bill or similar acknowledgement of their failure. This place is not cheap and cheerful, quite the opposite, and the service was poor. I'll think twice before returning.

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3.0Dined on March 10, 2018

I recommend summer patio dining only. Towards back half of indoor cafe has strong grease odour due to open kitchen, stay towards front by windows. Daily soup was served lukewarm and bacon was a muddy colour. I have had the frittata in the past which is served lukewarm, as its made prior and heated up. Not worth the Celebrity Chef hype, but again the outdoor patio is very nice.

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

the server was professional but the kitchen was very very slow with the order ( about 1 hour for eggs benedict !!) - mediocre wine list - overall overpriced

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

we usually go to this place, but the service is getting worse each time, there is something that doesn't help to make a good experience, the food is great, service not so much.
And it is not cheap!

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Service was slow and half the food was mediocre . Lack of seasoning is never a good option

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Very good food, a little pricey, but overall a lovely place for brunch. Staff was great and very attentive and we certainly enjoyed ourselves.

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2.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I have been to Cafe Belong in the past and the food was pretty good and the service was terrific. This time however it was dreary. The hostess in track pants couldn't have been more unwelcoming if she tried. Our server was sweet but was SLOW. The food was really awful: Overcooked poached eggs, flavourless ham, burnt bacon, dry scrambled eggs. The half uneaten food was taken away by our server without a word. I don't know who is in charge of the kitchen but treating ingredients with such carelessness is unforgivable. I shall not return and I will never recommend this restaurant again. Too bad!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great ambiance, but the valentine prix fix food was mediocre at best.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Beautiful and unique setting. Wonderful staff, tasty food, rotating menu, fresh and healthy ingredients. Love everything about this place.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Excellent food!

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

I have been back to Cafe Belong five times now and have continued to be impressed by the crazy good food, welcoming ambience and friendly, tactful service. I have ordered both directly off the menu and experienced the group five course dining. In both cases I have full confidence that the chef will create delicious, beautifully plated food. I love this resto so much that I am always conflicted between my desire to tell the world and keep this gem a secret! I have told a lot of people in the end — just want this wonderful place to continue doing what they do.

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5.0Dined on January 23, 2018

Fabulous food once again. Can’t wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

A lovely meal as always, beautifully prepared and presented seasonal food for those that wanted, and the always popular macaroni cheese for those with simpler tastes.

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Never disappoints and is always such a pleasure! You go in and feel like part of the family and are well taken care of! The menu is always changing and is fresh, organic and beautiful food and flavours! From brunch to dinner just go and experience it!

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Normally my husband and I first enjoy a brisk walk from our condo at Yonge and Summerhill through the Moore Park Ravine before heading down to Cafe Belong in the Evergreen Brickworks, but this time we brought a long-standing friend (& former neighbour) & her walking frame and it was during this winter's deep freeze, so we drove. The warm welcoming ambience was a delightful contrast to the biting cold outside; we have always found that the staff to be very friendly, smiling, and helpful and this visit was no exception. The service was excellent as was the food: we opted for the special lunch menu, which is well-composed and of good value; and who can resist the truffle dessert (which we split between the three of us)? Despite the good crowd we were able to talk amongst the three of us, without having to shout - something we have learned to treasure as we gently age!! We bring most of our out-of-country guests here to this unique gem of a restaurant and will continue to do so.

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5.0Dined on December 18, 2017

The location is lovely...nestled in the heart of the city but out of the noise and bustle. Food is delicious with a wonderful focus on local and healthy.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

First time there - absolutely loved it. Will be a favourite place to go from now on.

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4.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Very good service and food was good

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3.0Dined on November 30, 2017

Disappointing. We had to send back one meal as the lamb was significantly undercooked. The squash salad was delicious. But overall way too expensive for value.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Brunch was great. Pulled pork eggs bene was delish

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2017

Interesting , seasonal menu drawing heavily from local meats, cheeses, and produce.; our selections were beautifully prepared and presented. Service was attentive and friendly, actually Bronwyn is one of the best servers we’ve ever had. She judged the upbeat mood of our table and seemed to have fun with us while doing a very professional job of serving. Altogether, an excellent experience!

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

A really wonderful restaurant with a menu that although not large, is interesting with good options. Locally sourced, in season food makes the meals that much more flavorful and their presentation and execution outstanding. We will come back.

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5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Cafe Belong is a wonderful restaurant. I often have lunch there with a friend or family after a walk in nature. The chef manages to bring the most beautiful ingredients that Nature offers right in your plate. Always delicious, beautifully presented, and friendly service. Simply LOVE Cafe Belong.

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5.0Dined on November 5, 2017

I was actually a little bit surprised by the prices on the brunch menu - $25 ish for a one of their varius Eggs Benedict . But they were WAY, WAY ABOVE the ordinary and totally worth it. So, if you view their the menu online and think, ‘Ooh, a bit pricey’, ignore that thought and go. You won’t be disappointed. BTW, I think I know my food, so this should be viewed as a solid recommendation.

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4.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Cafe Belong is in a central AND an unusual location. Really delicious food!

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

I have had the smoked trout twice and it is perfection. The ploughman's board is special; every element has distinctive interesting flavours.

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5.0Dined on October 23, 2017

I took my mother here for her birthday after a walk through the Brickworks. The food was amazing and the service was quick and efficient. We loved the reccos from the server and were so pleased walking away content.

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4.0Dined on October 21, 2017

This is hidden gem in the city situated in a super cool arty complex in the Don Valley Ravine. A cool farmers market on the weekend, steps to nature trails, and fun for kids too. Food is great; huge portions, delicious!

(I'm biased! We hold our company Xmas party here too!)

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5.0Dined on October 19, 2017

Amazing food, had the communal meal.

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