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L'Espresso Bar Mercurio

321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
+1 416-585-2233
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“panini” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here because they have gluten free and dairy free options. My sandwich was very average, as was my husband's regular non-GF sandwich. and the fries that I ordered were poor. However the cookies and cakes I took home were excellent. Crowded and a...More

Thank GneissGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a Saturday around lunch time L’Espresso was quite busy, evidencing the popularity of this place which is conveniently next door to a University of Toronto residence. There is a sign on the door advising people wishing to enter to pull hard, and they evidently...More

Thank SeanOden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a night out, wife and I enjoyed nearby sites and had lunch in the area at Mercurio's..great dining experience

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were a small group meeting for coffee to catch up and chat. It was mid-morning and unfortunately, I had already eaten. The food looked really good - everything from the croissants to the meals was appealing. Coffee is nice quality and the space is...More

Thank d0ndequiera
Reviewed 13 November 2017

There were five of us, and we were seated at a large table in a smaller room off the main space. That was fine with us. I had the Eggs Benedict, as did two other members of our group. Everyone was happy with the quality...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Comfortable European venue serves coffee and teas, drinks, desserts, and some meals. A bit hectic but OK. Really needs a bit better organization to get tables cleared quickly, and to separate take- out customers from those waiting for tables. Service is ok.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I've been to this place numerate times - for brunch, coffee/tea, lunch, afternoon snack/early supper, or just pastries/dessert. I've never had a bad experience. The service and food are always great.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 1 October 2017

One of a few jewels of downtown. Great coffee, amazing croissants, toasts as in Italy or France. I think this place was rated down by some people because they are not used to busy urban or European style. The expectations for service is higher in...More

Thank Martha Z
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I hadn't been here in years and returned today for dinner with an out of town friend. We enjoyed the patio. While this is primarily an upscale Italian coffee bar and eatery, it does sell very on trend posh products such as french macarons, La...More

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were looking for another breakfast alternative in the area of the hotel. This seemed a good bet based on reviews and web research. Unfortunately it did not quite live up to our expectations. The breakfasts were a little oily and seemed plain for a...More

Thank NotLostFound
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most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1S5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-585-2233
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