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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely experience! While it's amazing that the menu is switching in the new year, I loved the French cuisine provided by the restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff were pleasant. Great resto for our anniversary!

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DanielleZ
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice time here. Our reservation was for half an hour after opening for the evening so we were the only customers for about 45 minutes and ended up getting served by both waitresses over the period of being there. They were both very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating.
Food was excellent and way better than we could ever make at home (coque au vin and bouillabase for mains and escargot to start). I tried two different cocktails and both were delicious (one was "le notre negroni" and the other the "moulin rouge"). Dessert was definitely not a waste of money as it often is at so many places.
Portion sizes were perfect. I left feeling fully satisfied but not bloated. Hate feeling bloated.
It was an expensive evening, but for a special occasion and when the quality of the experience and food are like they were here, I think it can be justified.

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Clarinetplayer
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Sampled the prix fixe menu. A modest salad, followed by a tasty coq-au-vin and a delicious flourless chocolate cake. Very satisfying.

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Eateroffood
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience4

lovely cozy small restaurant. Incredible french food and amazing wine. Great bar seating where you are not crammed in shoulder to shoulder like most restaurants. Was a random find on open table one night looking for a last minute reservation in the area, but will definately plan out meals there from now on.

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DouglasC
Naples
31 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best original French cuisine I've ever had. I highly recommend this location for any foodie who wishes to experience French made unique.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The location is small but the decor feels thoughtful and intentionally makes the best use of the space. I would recommend making reservations for potential busy times like a weekend or Friday night because seating is limited! That said, I can appreciate that there wasn't an attempt to pack in more tables than necessary into the small dining area, it lends a much more cozy and intimate experience, especially with the attentive serving staff.

The tasting menu exceeded our expectations with its well-executed classics-with-a-twist and their signature negroni is a must-have!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter was very attentive. Food was delicious and not too rich and heavy like typical French cuisine.

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AndrewSharp
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service and fantastic french cuisine, from classic dishes confit de canard to oysters.
The duck tartare was delicious.

Would highly recommend La Notre to anyone who appreciates a quality food and wine

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Jewls
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Cozy little spot! Service was excellent as was the food. Will definitely be back and recommend to friends looking for a great dining experience.

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BillC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were both wonderful. Look forward to returning soon

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vipWebcaster
Toronto
55 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very tasty meal in a very comfortable setting.

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Leeza
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our evening at Le Notre Bistro! Very cozy environment, personal and attentive service, delicious food and great wine. Will definitely come back.

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CraigF
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing ambience with delectable cuisine! My wife and I went to Le Notre Bistro for our 1 year anniversary and we were treated to old fashioned hospitality in a modern setting. It was incredible. The food was an explosion of taste, every bite exciting our tastebuds. One course after the other delighted us. Staff were incredibly friendly. The neighbourhood is quiet and easily accessible. I highly recommend Le Notre Bistro to anyone looking for European excellence in the heart of Toronto.

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ErikaW
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, as always, was great. The front of the house attention to details and care of guests is absolutely wonderful.

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Alex
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a gem in the neighborhood you wouldn't expect such a fine dining place. Ambiance is cozy, with 5-6 tables only, food is fantastic and service was the best you can get anywhere. owner was serving us with explanations on all meals in detail. We decided to go with 4 course menus (a combination of 2 appetizers, main course and desert) plus wine matching. Decision on what to have was based on our preferences and owner's recommendations and everything was so delicious: escargots, French onion soup, oysters, beef tartar, white fish filet, pork cutlets, oxtail with home made pasta, Creme Brulee, chocolate cake and tarte tatin. Matching wines were all very nice and tasty.
We are coming back again definitely.

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IrynaK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall2food1service2ambience1

Very ordinary good. Overpriced. We came at 6pm and were rushed to leave at 8:30

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ThierryN
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the best time there! Great food and ambiance! Service was impeccable as well!

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vipIrvingL
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sergei attended tour group of 4 with great warmth, kindness and attention to dietary requests. The food was extraordinary!

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Rosebud7
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All around wonderful dining experience. Excellent service, food and ambience

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall2food1service1ambience1

The food is french only by the name . Very disappointed by the quality of the food . Very ordinary international food.
Only 10 clients in the restaurant and not enough Tarte Tatin to try it!!!
This is a bad copy of French cuisine.

My last visit.

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DavidH
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The tasting menu was exceptional. Great service and wine list.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Le Notre met all my expectations and I had many given the positive reviews I had read. In addition I was dining with a friend who was visiting from out of country. She has lived in Paris, is a great cook and a bit of a ‘foodie’ - she was thoroughly impressed!

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vipMmmGood
San Francisco
53 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Charming little French restaurant that is off the beaten track. Only accommodates 20 or so people, so make reservations.

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ricardo
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Le Notre Bistro is a difficult restaurant to review. The menu is creative. I loved my meal of Escargot and Rissoto. I did not feel that there were enough options to bring me back on a regular basis. I completely understand that small curated menus allow for great quality and allow much less waste. I would like to see perhaps one or two more substantial classic items which would bring me back.

Cheers.

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vipAngel
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasting menu was awesome!

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Piccola1
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, ambiance and service.
Not cheap but worth every penny.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was superb. Appetizers were traditional French as expected and were excellent. Main courses (namely wild rice risotto and gnocchi) were unexpectedly on the rustic side and we didn’t love them. The wine pours are very small, 2 glasses felt like a generous portion from other restaurants at similar price point. But overall a positive experience for an anniversary dinner!

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InnaS
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed every dish, loved the wine as well. Overall had a lovely evening

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RoseP
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always an excellent dinner. Great food and service. A wonderful anniversary dinner!

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DavidC
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Would have appreciated the option to order a la carte. The current restaurant's website was not clear that opting out of the "summerlicious" menu is not possible.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice dinner, wonderful atmosphere and service. Pricey though. I would go for special occasions.

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MarieE
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Le Notre Bistro for our 9-year anniversary and everything was perfect. The service was delightful and the food delicious. We will definitely come back again! Mille mercis

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Yumforfun
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came here for Bastille Day, and we were overwhelmed with the excellent traditional fare with a sensitive nod to moderne couture, the excellent service, the wine recommendation, and overall experience. A foodie high recommendation.

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ZachP
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall4food5service3ambience2

The food was excellent, and our server took the time to explain the ingredients and flavour profiles of each dish, which we appreciated. However, there was more pomp and circumstance than we would have liked, i.e. pulling out chairs for us, suit and tie maitre d', etc. I think if the vibe were a little more casual we would be more enticed to return. They could certainly rest on the laurels of their well-made dishes.

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DJRD
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was nice and fresh, creative as well. Even my elderly parents loved the contemporary twist. But the place was really small and the noise level was too high. We had a group guest next to us and couldn't really hold our conversation all night.

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MishaG
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a cute restaurant. The owner was charming and the food was delicious! Best escargot I’ve ever had!

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VeraC
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for Summerlicious. A little gem in the neighborhood. Food was delicious and service was great. Will come back again.

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vipChellabelle
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The food was very good. I can't say totally incredible but it was summerlicious and I find sometimes that the limitations pricewise mean you don't see the absolute best a kitchen can do. Very good is still good. I just think they can do even better. The salmon tartar was vet fresh tasting literally and figuratively. The salmon was not fishy tasting and the chocolate dessert was yum. The service was excellent and the place is quite adorable. Great place for a date or to catch up with an old friend.

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datin2020
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Un restaurant remarquable. C'est la première fois que j'y suis allé et j'ai été séduit. Service impeccable, repas excellent et possibilités pour le client d'avoir un plat composé suivant ses besoins alimentaires.

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vipWebcaster
Toronto
55 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed an excellent meal, and delightful ambience.

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