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) #117 of 7,022 Restaurants in Toronto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe,
55 Mill St | Building 60, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
+1 416-207-1709
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
“lemon tart” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
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55 Mill St | Building 60, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This may be one of the most beautiful coffee houses I've been in. Sit upstairs for people watching. Truly unique..

Thank bcsystems
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We love the building and the outdoor square. The service was very friendly. Neither the cortado nor the cappuccino were great, while the mochalatte was good.

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I had heard about these coffee shops throughout Toronto so we decided to visit the Mill St location before going to the Blue Jays Game on Canada's 150 Birthday. While earning a university degree in French Literature, Diana Olsen, President and Founder of Balzac’s, discovered...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were at the Ryerson Balzac's for lunch two weeks ago. It is spacious and attractive, and my lunch salade and cookie were very good. More rectly I was at the Balzac's near the St Lawrence Market, which seems cramped and overcrowded compared with the...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The whole place is filled with the smell of coffee and the interior decor tells about different stories about coffee. I like a lot the innovative coffee is a cone. They also have nice cakes, cookies, tea and fresh juices.

1  Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The vegan blondie was a let down but coffee was nice and we had a very friendly server. Great interior.

Thank JessicaTravella
Reviewed 14 April 2017

They have a good coffe and great coffe mugs in a good spirit. Fantastic decoration, make sure you go and see the old bathroom on the right side of the coffe!

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The barista recommended I have the machiato, it was very good. The atmosphere of this place is really nice! Good place to hang out and have a chat with good drinks and snacks.

Thank Eyescream_since1986
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Coffee tastes richer than most other local cafes. Lining up for your coffee should be expected in this busy location. Two stories of seating with the old charm of a Distillery District building and a grand central chandelier are distinctly impressive for a simple cup...More

Thank m p
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place for coffee, tea, cookies, snacks. Beautiful decor, wifi, 2nd floor to sit and relax while reading paper.

Thank jentranzac
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Karina G
21 March 2015|
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Response from LHenderson55 | Reviewed this property |
Hi: Balzac's is a ten minute drive to downtown, with a wide selection of hotels. This would be a safer bet from an accommodation standpoint.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Mill St | Building 60, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-207-1709
  • E-mail
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