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Jacques Bistro Du Parc

#68 of 6,792 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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126 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
+1 416-961-1893
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to come across this gem by accident. The whole experience was wonderful. The staff is authentic and fluent in French. It was wonderful and the food was delicious. Our server, Olivier was perfect. We will visit again!

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Thank Diana D
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here for years, first introduced by my high school French teacher. It has only improved over the years. Service is excellent, professional yet friendly. Staff are authentic, fluent in French. The food and desert are simply excellent, French cuisine at its best in a nice casual setting. The Omelettes are varied and very good but choose... More 

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Thank MyCoachEd
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reminded me of Paris. Very friendly staff, make you feel like family. Great authentic French experience. Great food. Only downside no take out 😞

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Thank Noreen09
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely family run business has been running for over 30years . Very French and pleasant staff with an excellent menu at fair prices. Upstairs off Cumberland easy to get to but slightly hidden which adds to it's charm. Not pretentious or stuffy but very homey.

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Thank Terry B
Richmond Hill, Canada
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178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time at Jacques and can't believe I didn't know of it before. There are few places in Toronto where you can have an authentic French (not Quebecois) experience and this is one of them. The place isn't large and so things are a tight fit, but that's part of the charm (think Paris cafe but indoors).... More 

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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

My boyfriend and I came here for a Valentine's Day/Birthday dinner and our experience was so special! I was searching for French restaurants in Toronto and was particularly trying to avoid any sort of chain or high-end locations. This unassuming bistro caught my eye online as I realized the patrons seem to genuinely care for authentic food and quality service... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been dining at Jacques Bistro since the 1980s. My friends and I meet there monthly. I travel the world and have yet to find delicious food served more graciously.

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Thank jlj8
Toronto, Ontario
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Superb bistro lunch. Absolutely French, right down to the baguette and sweet butter. Cozy ambience. Service is not rushed. We will definitely return for dinner.

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Thank wrla2015
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

In our four day visit in Toronto we had dinner at Jacques twice. We were staying at a hotel around the corner and had seen other reviews and decided we must try it out. What a fantastic meal. Jacques and his wife, and extended family, are just wonderful hosts. Before we left we made a reservation (a must) for another... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Two meals at Jacques. Last week we were there for lunch on Thursday and dinner on Saturday. Both meals were delightful. The Sorin family work hard to make their guests feel welcome, and the food is great. I had the soup of the day and an omelette for lunch; soup of the day and filet mignon for dinner. Everything was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Cumberland St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-961-1893

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Midtown
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