Jules Bistro- Queen West

4.6
118 reviews
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Jules Bistro is a small French restaurant in the heart of Queen West right around the corner fromTrinity-Bell Woods. Our mission is simple; we provide high quality, home-style southern French cuisine at reasonable prices, great wine sourced from all over France and swift and reliable service whether you're in for the evening or just a quick espresso. Whether you've traveled from afar or are coming from just around the corner, we look forward to welcoming you into our home. À bientôt!

We're excited to announce a great reason to visit us on Tuesday's-1/2 price Côte de Boeuf. We look forward to hosting you!
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GP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very attentive and sociable! Always feel welcome by David...

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D
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Went here to celebrate my girl friends new job, was very disappointed with the evening. We were sat at the end of the bar, which should not have seats there as it is too tight between the tables and everyone that walked by was kicking our chairs, fortunately we took over someone else’s seats when they left. The bartender was very slow to service us and wasn’t picking up on our cues to come take our order, he also wore a very loose tank top, which can’t be hygienic as is probably sweating on glasses and plates. Food wise the steak and fries were awesome, the Cesar salad appetizer literally tasted like lettuce and water. I would recommend going to the Spadina location instead

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DM
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lovely as always.

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DS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved it! Great atmosphere, nice staff and delicious food

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great night! Grateful for the delicious food - steaks to die for and vegan meal by special request thank you! Service was great. Bit noisy.

Suggest you let guests know to order prix fix desserts early as it was a surprise and disappointing to hear you had run out.

Will definitely be back!

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service.
I’ll visit again!!

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LF
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was amazing! Service was friendly and efficient. We had cote de beurf and lamb chops...delicious. The desserts looked amazing but we were too full to order. Highly recommend!!

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MZ
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We came here on a Monday night and it was busy! The host was super friendly and our server was very nice! We opted for the prix fixe menu and tried the Chevre Chaud, Steak Frites and Saumon Grille and Creme Brulee and Chocolate Mousse for dessert. The food was really good although the dessert was a bit slow to come out. It is probably because it is so busy in there, even for a Monday night. Would definitely come back again to try the other options!

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TL
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My partner and I absolutely love Jules Bistro. The food and service is always amazing.

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S
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was quick and food was delicious. Highly recommend the spicy shrimp appetizer!

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JH
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

As always the steak frites is excellent. However, caution to those ordering medium-rare as I find it was more rare. Prix fixe has generous portions.

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LH
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Spectacular meal just devine. Lovely people who work there make you feel right at home also. scrumptious French Bistro food.

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MS
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great, we all enjoyed our meals. Service was good. We went early and as the place filled up it grew quite noisy. That would be our only complaint.

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NS
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best french bistro in this city. The service is incredible, the food is homey and tasty and absolutely delicious. If you haven’t tried this one, you are missing out on authentic, taste-bud invigorating, fresh and always tasty french food!

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JV
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 2

Service and food were excellent. The noise level made it impossible to hear my dinner date. We took our dessert to go. This was suggested as a romantic restaurant, it was not. I would only go back on a quiet night.

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M
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Hello, we enjoyed our dinner very much! The service was impeccable and beyond most of other restos! However, at some point the noise level is too high, i had problems hearing my friends talking. C’est le seul bémol que je mentionnerais, à part ça, la soirée a été fantastique!! Merci, Marie

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WM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent and we were very well cared for at the bar by Stevie and David. Thank you for a stellar night out!

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MB
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brought my kids to dinner. We had a fabulous time.
Thank you. Will be back.

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RR
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Overall, very disappointed with the experience. Majority of menu wasn't available (2 of the the 3 quiches, 1 of 3 salads, multiple appetizers). Portions were huge and food was subpar to similar restaurants / price points. Unfortunately, will not be returning

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We had a group of six of which not one person had anything adverse to say about our visit other than the noise level. We will d definitely return!

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AF
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

It was a wonderful experience. I've been wanting to go to Jules Bistro since 2 years ago but we had poor service at the Spadina and Adelaide location the moment we walked in and my partner refused to eat there. He was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the food at the Queen st location. Our server/bartender was an absolute pleasure and he's so good with people... undeniable charisma. I'll definitely be recommending and coming again. Thank you!

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d
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Food was okay, not great given the price. Not crowded on arrival but music so loud couldn't hear each other talk though the staff seemed to be enjoying the party. No one greeted us at the door. Ask the bartender about our reservation and he took us to our table. Apparently the owner saw us come in but he was busy talking to a group of friends that just arrived. Server seemed unsure of himself and was soft-spoken. Couldn't hear a thing he was saying. Kitchen seemed organized as meal came on time. Offered dessert but no coffee, had to ask for it. By this time, the restaurant was busy and so loud we had to leave. Given the number of dining options in Toronto, this would not be my first pick.

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SH
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's always a lovely time out at Jules. The food, the staff, the overall atmosphere. I always recommend Jules.

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J
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exemplary service matched by delicious food; food that you can watch being made before your eyes while enjoying a soupçon of Pinot Noir. Fantastic flavours and ample portions. I absolutely cannot wait to come back. Merci bien!

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TY
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 5

Just disappointed in making a reservation and having to wait almost 30 minutes.

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AR
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always happy with the level of service and quality of food when we visit. From the moment we arrived, to the moment we left, the hospitality from everyone we encountered was exceptional. That's been a consistent theme whenever I come!

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OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this place! Great food and service

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing Valentines dinner!

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JJ
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic.
A+ service, A+ Food A+ Cocktails! With so many restaurants on Queen West I feel this is a little hidden gem! Everything was exceptional from the moment we arrived. The Steak frites - delicious. the Octopus was cooked so perfectly! The cocktails definitely packed a punch of flavour! This is a must go!

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DM
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great place for relaxed dinner with friends or family.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing first time experience at Jules Bistro. The moment we got to the bistro we felt right at home. The owner himself took our jackets for us and that set the tone for the entire evening. Food and service was top notch which made my girlfriends birthday evening one to remember!

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RS
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends get together

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

Excellent meal. Small space but the noise was level was perfect. Tables are very cozy but it worked. Meal was prompt, tasted amazing and presented well. Wish there was another option instead of fries (we had the Cote de boeuf special on a Tuesday) regardless the fries tasted nice. The service is the best part of the experience. Our waitress was very friendly, visited often and did not hesitate to cater to any need we had. Would go back 100 times.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect French restaurant! Good experience! Go!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Dee Lish! Our go to for great food and service every time!

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V
Vancouver
14 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Lovely gem of a place! The food is good, classic and simple but delicious and nicely prepared. The service was excellent, Anne took great care of us. It is extremely loud in there, so if you are looking for a quiet romantic evening or a place to converse with friends be prepared to get close to be heard. Great find and we will definitely be back!

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WM
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambience...food is absolutely delicious..great value...already thinking about going back next wknd!

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M
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Seated at the bar, it was a little drafty by the door now that it's winter. They were taking late seatings for dinner which is great for night owls. A little on the pricey side but it shows in the quality of the food... yum! you are sure to get your beef done perfectly! The cote de boeuf is outstanding! The escargots were some of the most tender i have ever had. Also great coffee (even the decaf tasted delicious) & lovely desserts.

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TJ
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jules Bistro was the perfect spot to celebrate my wife submitting her final manuscript to her publisher. Amazing cocktails, food, wine, and service!

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DM
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

NIce ambiance, the same great food as the original Jules location (Spadina & Queen), but much easier to find parking :)

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