Food prepared at Le Baratin is indeed classic with a modern twist. Classic in a sense of ‘old school’: our sauces are all made in-house, with a veal-based stock. These days, that is very rare. Jean likes the good old way of preparing food - truly, the proper way! Moreover, there is not a bistro in France that doesn’t serve at least 2 out of the 3 desserts we offer: Tarte Tatin, Mousse au Chocolat, and Creme Caramel.
For lunch, the Croque Monsieur is a must-have. French peasant, or street food, is uniquely reinvented here.
Our wine list is mid-priced and extensively curated from France; we offer the best value for the best price. Or, try any of our other cocktails!
Amazing food and wine.
Just pure awesome...as usual!
Tres Bien! Great food, the wait staff was super friendly and the atmosphere was welcoming. I didn't feel out of place, even though it was a very classy space.
A beautiful, one of a kind restaurant! The food was fantastic and the service was professional and personable. I was very impressed and would recommend this place to everyone!
Our Valentine’s dinner was fantastic!
It is so wonderful to go to a restaurant where the food is delicious and the staff make you feel like an old friend!
Excellent food and service. Very nice lighting. And warm on a cold night.
We ate the “Frenchilious” prefixe menu and it was incredible! To start I chose the tomato and fennel soup, for main the beautiful Icelandic Cod on a bed of ratatouille, and for dessert, crème caramel. The staff are very friendly and very efficient. Je vous le recommanderais!
Tried the pre fix menu for frenchlicious. While the app and dressert were good, the main was outstanding.
Authentic. Non pretentious, casual and just delicious.
Will be back for sure!
Amazing food, feels like a trip to France
The steak and frites was phenomenal although the portion could’ve been a bit bigger. The poached pear was to die for and the server was just amazing. Very friendly and attentive. Will be back for the duck confit!!
Had a lovely time there, everything was great from the service to the ambience. You can taste the care that is put into every dish and the quality of the ingredients, my friend and I would highly recommend this place! Hopefully we will be able to visit them again, soon 😊
We were lucky enough to score a last minute reservation here for a pre-concert dinner. The last time we had french cuisine was in Paris months ago, and we were delighted with authentic, simple, full flavour beautifully executed elegant dishes.
Service was spectacular, they accommodated my keto diet with no issues. Lots of options for that!
The decor was charming and warm, but a wee bit more room would be ideal. They do what they can in a small cozy space.
We will definitely be back next time we're are in the city.
Truly wonderful food - delicate, flavourful and carefully prepared. Thank you very much.
Excellent service, like always.!!!
A little noisy, big group.
This was a pleasant experience overall. The food was very tasty, however some dishes sat on the outbound counter too long while waiting for other dishes for the table to be ready to serve, resulting in a tepid meal. The plates should be warmed and timing needs a tweak. We'll try again.
Great service and tasty food! Excellent wine menu and authentic French cuisine. Will definitely be coming back!
The best French restaurant in the city. Price, quality, excellent sauces, excellent bread, excellent desserts, excellent cocktails. And of course, Laura is a fantastic server, with an outrageous French accent.
This was a really lovely evening that came to us almost by mistake! When one of our favourites was closed, we tried Le Baratin and were pleasantly surprised! The restaurant is a wonderful, cozy, French bistro type place with a quiet but lively ambiance. The service was lovely and attentive, as well as talkative enough to make us feel right at home!
However, the best part was the food. Goodness, it was amazing. We started with the homemade dips with the homemade olive bread and it was to die for. The exact right amount for an appetizer. I had the mushroom risotto and my partner had the potato tart as main courses and they were both decadent and flavourful. I've never had risotto so creamy and well made, it was so, so good.
Dessert was lovely as well! We got the chocolate mouse and found that it was light and not too sweet which is just to my tastes.
Over all, a stellar experience! We'll absolutely be back :)
Staff (only two servers) were friendly and knowledgeable but understandably hard to get their attention when the restaurant was full.
Good food for a decent price. Excellent wine list. Our shared starter of house made Boursin and hummus was simple but excellent.
A true French bistro with amazing deals on daily specials and wine. Food is outstanding.
This is an excellent small restaurant. Food feels very authentically French and the Airbnb is lovely. Really quite different from bigger and busier play today. They also offer a quick note that it is appreciated. The food here is consistently good. We will be back!
Amazing food and great service. Will be back for sure :)
Le Baratin can be best described as "unpretentious French fare".
I was there for a special evening, we were there for an extra long seating and enjoyed great cocktails, wine and course selections. Has become my favourite spot.
It was a lovely experience. The food was absolutely fabulous and our servers was outstanding. It truly was memorable and I will be back again. Thank you.
Perfect birthday celebration dinner.
This restaurant is one of my favorite places. I am moving soon and I am really going to miss it...
Our group of 6, ranging in ages from 4-89, all had a fantastic time at Le Baratin celebrating my father's birthday. Service was warm yet professional and knowledgeable. Food was delicious, showing a deft touch, and the value quotient was excellent. Looking forward to a return visit - taking my wife here who was unable to make it.
Service was personable, fun and friendly, food was great and a good portion size. We didnt feel rushed in getting through our meal nor did we feel underserved. The restaurant brings the best of Europe to Toronto. Definately on my list of pleaces to revisit
Hands down favourite French restaurant in Toronto! Thanks for another awesome dinner!
Some of the dishes are spectacular.
The mushroom risotto, lentils with black cod and Croque monsieur are my favourites so far.
The beef with frites was tough and chewy. But I am not a huge meat eater anyways.
I would definitely go back.
My husband and daughter and I enjoyed our dinner at this cozy restaurant and would go back again. My only complaint was the type of music and the volume at which it was played, I found it irritating and distracting in this small restaurant.
Would've been a better rating if perhaps we'd received a complimentary drink or dessert due to it being our wedding anniversary. Hm, perhaps we've just been spoiled by other establishments for the past 10 years?
Always a pleasant experience.
In short, we can't wait to dine there again. Why? Lovely and knowledgeable staff paired with amazing French dishes. Speaking of pairings, our server was spot on with her wine pairing suggestion. A gem.
Excellent food and service. Will definitely return.
Loved everything and the French service. Belle experience. Merci beaucoup.
Outstanding service and authentic food.
Menu is well designed and perhaps the best truffle chocolates in the city.