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About Le Notre Bistro

Le Notre is a 18 seat restaurant, offering 14 seats at standard dining tables, up to 3 seats at our Chef’s table, and casual seating along our bar and high-top.

We are open TUESDAY to SATURDAY from 5:30pm to Close. If you are planning a late night visit, or want to catch a last call, we suggest that you phone ahead. We would love to stay open for your late night cravings, and don't want to miss you.

538 Manning Ave
Toronto, ON M6G 2V9
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
TUESDAY - SATURDAY: 5:30pm - Close

PLEASE NOTE: On Friday & Saturday we are offering 2 full seatings and we appreciate your understanding that if you make a RSVP between 5:30 and
6:30 PM, we are offering you 2 hours of dining experience, as we would need your table for our guests for second seating.

Thank you!

Cross Street:
Harbord St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 300-9304

Website:
http://lenotrebistro.com/

Parking Details:
There is parking all around the block (mind the one way streets..)
Parking on Manning is free until midnight.

Executive Chef:
Cam Nelson

Private Party Facilities:
At Le Notre we strive to offer you a special experience with an emphasis on quality. Serving great food, and service with attention to details – our essentials. Why Le Notre? Perfect location in the heart of Toronto. An exclusive opportunity to reserve the entire restaurant for your occasion.

Private Party Contact:
Sergei Kourokhtine: (416) 300-9304

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Private Room, Wine

Le Notre Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.6

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Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (16)
Romantic (16)
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Quiet Conversation (13)
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Authentic (11)
Cozy (10)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Special Occasion (9)
Notable Wine List (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Healthy (4)
Business Meals (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Seasonal (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Organic (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Casual (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

Had a great time, great food, would return again. The French onion risotto, steak& frites and both desserts were excellent. Duck was interesting too. Didn’t try the beef tartar but I heard it’s very good.

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 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Our second visit and both times very good food and great service.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Service was a bit pretentious, and the food was so so.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Awesome service and food

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Excellent
Will be bacj

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·Dined on February 8, 2018

Ambiance was great as was the service. The food quality was great but may not be suited to everyone's tastes.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Even at the WInterliscious pace, the serving staff were very friendly and attentive. A great experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 7, 2018

My companion and I were completely satisfied with the food, the service, and the ambience, and we look forward to returning for another dinner soon.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 6, 2018

The restaurant is spectacular from start to finish! I had called to tell them that we might run late, and they managed to accommodate our reservations so we wouldn’t feel rushed. The escargots was cooked to perfection, we asked for more bread just to dip the sauce! The steak frites reminded me of the time we had in Paris. The selection of wine was small and unique. Every one would be paired well with the food, so you couldn’t pick a bad bottle. Dessert was light and decadent. I would come back here again.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on February 1, 2018

The food was great and the staff ware very skilled, friendly and professional.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I took my wife and adult children for Winterlicous. Two had excellent steak tartare as appetizers. Two had escargot which were perfectly prepared. Two of us had grilled salmon and the others has steak and frites. Beautifully presented and perfectly cooked. Desserts were also excellent. Our first time at Le Notre Bistro but certainly not our last. Highly recommend.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Absolutely adorned this restaurant. Went with a group of 6 friends - all women 45+ for the first time. Service was top notch. All of us had the tasting menu which was beautiful french food - wonderful flavours and presentation. We all agreed we would come back with our spouses. Ambience was warm and inviting for a winter's evening.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Such an incredible meal, outstandingly perfect service I don’t think it gets any better. Great ambiance and extremely knowledgeable staff. We did the tasting menu with wine pairings and it did not disappoint. Not to mention the value is amazing. Each dish was excellent, I will definitely be back!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent, knowledgeable and PATIENT service + wonderful ambiance made this a night to remember - let alone the food! Fresh and delicious. Very lucky to have this gem in our neighborhood.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Amazing food, atmosphere and service! We did the fall tasting menu and loved every item on it.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 29, 2017

This was our second visit. It was as delightful as the first. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Service was exceptional. Food was delicious!

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 (Montreal)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Tried this restaurant for the first time and it won't be our last time. Great for date night and locally sourced food. Cheeses are ridiculously good and service is top notch. Make a reservation though, seating is limited. The ambiance is perfect for a neighborhood gem like this bistro.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Thoughtful. Creative. Imaginative. Generous. Welcoming. Thrilling. Delicious.
This is some of the best food and service I have ever experienced.
Please eat here! You will thank me.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Always a pleasure! Lovely service, absolutely delicious dishes from start to finish. We had steak tartare and escargots, lamb with chanterelles and duck cassoulet with pork belly (which was a deconstructed version), and the tarte tatin for dessert. We enjoyed every single bite!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 12, 2017

This is an intimate chef infused wonderful little restaurant with seriously superb food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Superbly friendly service and great food. This will be a repeat meal, for sure.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Really fantastic food, attentive service, exceptional wine list, and something that has become rare and precious in restaurants - the music set to a reasonable level so that I am able to easily converse with my dinner companion. I will definitely go back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 2, 2017

One of the most authentic French bistros I have visited in the last few years. Loved the Steak Frites!

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 30, 2017

This is my first opentable review . And I have dined 1000 Times all over the world in many Michelin start places . This place is hands down my most fav place in Toronto . I went there for my birthday today . It was so cozy and intimate . The servers were so sincere and not pretentious at all . Their service is seriously top notch . Then gave us to the Minutes how long it will take for the dessert to be prepared . The pricing was just right for the quality of food we got ( I paid a lot more for a less quality food ). Bottom line ,please go there . This is a fantastic place and I can’t wait to go back there !

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Overall, we had a lovely dinner at Le Notre. It is a very small and quaint restaurant. Service was great. It is cosy and quiet - not a party place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great food and service !

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 21, 2017

We enjoyed very much having a restaurant in our neighbourhood of this outstanding quality. We felt very well taken care of.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Loved everything - ambience, service and attention to detail, fantastic food.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Overly salted food.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Both experiences with Le Notre Bistro have been amazing. We tried new foods both times and they were exceptional. By far our favourite spot for dinner.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Local Ingredients
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Perfection...tout a été parfait, nourritures, services...un incontournable!

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We loved this restaurant. The service was amazing and we felt very welcome the moment we walked in. We really enjoyed the food as well and would recommend the steak tartar and the octopus starters. I will definitely recommend this restaurant to friends.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 17, 2017

This is a handsome, small bistro serving excellent food. I had a tomato salad--with very tasty tomatoes, and steak frites--excellent meat and fine fries. A friend had squash soup, beautifully presented, and halibut. Desert was a quite wonderful flourless chocolate "cake'. All was served with care and all beautifully plated. The wine was excellent, tho' not cheap.
All in all, this was one of the best meals out we have had in months.

Tags: Bar Seating, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 14, 2017

A wonderful little gem. Great food great service. Highly recommended!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Le Notre significantly exceeded expectations and delivered a creative, tasty and overall incredible meal with great service. Tasting menu is highly recommended, and the menu frequently changes. The chef expertly blends together creative flavours to create modern, flavourful twists on french dishes. One of the best restaurants in the city without a doubt.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 7, 2017

I asked for a sugar “topless” creme brulee :-). Everything is amazing from starter to an excellent espresso. Definitely going back soon!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Randomly found this great spot looking for an exclusive restaurant for our 1 year wedding anniversary.

Had tons of fun sitting at the bar in front of the kitchen. Our Maitre D and hostess were just awesome even though it was packed! The chef was working away with his sous and cook very quietly. We had a fun chat with him after our meal.

Food was perfect along with the wine suggestion.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Healthy, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Excellent service and beautiful food. Love the option to create a customized prix fixe! We will be back again soon.

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Le Notre is a real gem. Whether it's burgers or octopus, veal chop or the daily fish special, it's always a pleasure to dine here.

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