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Marcel's Fine French Restaurant - CLOSED

315 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-591-8600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“escargot” (6 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
315 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 25 March 2016

We have eaten a few times a years at Marcel's (and St. Tropez) for the last 10 years or so. The food was always "formidable" and the service, exemplary! We especially enjoyed the Tour de France menus. We were sad to learn of the closing...More

Thank Patricia N
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Merci Patricia for those wonderful comments. Farewell to all our customers for their loyalty and support throughout our 33 years in business. I truly could not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. Marcel’s Bistro served his last customers on February 14, 2016 Myself...More

Reviewed 18 March 2016

I was introduced to Marcel's from neighbours when I moved to Toronto in 1982. Since then, I've introduced this restaurant to neighbours, friends and relatives. Nobody left the restaurant unhappy with the meal or the service. It was fun to taste the different regions of...More

Thank denisedavis1995
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments, souvenirs, loyalty and support. We truly would not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 17 March 2016

So sad this great place is closing! My fondest memory of this restaurant is the day after I went back after celebrating my BD at Marcel's to pick up my wallet. The owner got it for me and sat with me with a great bottle...More

Thank mdea2014
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments, souvenirs, loyalty and support. We truly would not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 17 March 2016

We had the pleasure of dining here on their last Friday of business. Our good friends introduced us to this beautiful French restaurant and we can't believe that we hadn't eaten here before. Our loss definitely. Our meal was superb and the wait staff very...More

Thank Deborahjune
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments and support. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 17 March 2016

It is sad to see this wonderful French establishment go. We enjoyed many a good meal at both Marcel's and Le St. Tropez. Very authentic too. This really is the end of an era on King St. Like one reviewer mentioned it will be hard...More

Thank angelika340
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments, souvenirs, loyalty and support over those 20 years. We truly would not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 17 March 2016

Had an amazing meal at Marcel's with my sister before going to a show at the Princess of Whales Theatre. This restaurant is in a great location, and only minutes walking from the theatre. Very authentic French food. I had the escargot, duck, and my...More

Thank missmartha938
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Merci for this wonderful review It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 8 March 2016

I went here for dinner with my current partner about 11 years ago. I love everything French and it was an awesome meal and very romantic seated in a very quiet corner. I have been a few times since. Their regionally themed dinners are always...More

Thank Susan S
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments and souvenirs. We served so many romantic diners over the years.. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Merci Fabien

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Have enjoyed coming to St.Tropez & Marcel's for over 20 years while working in the downtown core. Combination of business and personal visits. Family, friends and colleagues have always been treated to excellent service and wonderful food. Old favourites and special menu offerings always providing...More

Thank SvenSpise
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2016

Merci for your comments, souvenirs, loyalty and support over those 20 years. We truly would not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 7 March 2016

We also subscribe to the Mirvish theatres and have been going to the St. Tropez and Marcel's for over 20 years. Always found it excellent, nice staff and lovely live music. Great outdoors patio in the back... We are sad to see it go..end of...More

Thank Anne Mieke K
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

Thank You very much for your comments, souvenirs, loyalty and support. We truly would not have been so successful without your devoted patronage. It has been an honour and privilege to serve you. Yours truly Fabien

Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had a wonderful experience on every visit and enjoyed the hospitality aand great food. Hope you come back soon.

Thank Sam B
fabiensiebert, Owner at Marcel's Fine French Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
    (Between John & Peter Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Immediately accessible to the King Streetcar. A few short blocks to the St. Andrew subway entrance.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-591-8600
  • E-mail
Description
The Best of France under one roof!Situated above Le Saint Tropez, Marcel's serves award winning French cuisine since 1984. Specialties include grilled venison with lingon berry jus; roasted rack of lamb with rosemary-juniper reduction; fennel seared Atlantic salmon filet with passion fruit beurre-blanc and daily specials. Classic French desserts include crème brulée and profiterole au chocolat. The space is bright, airy, with large mirrors listing daily specials and soft classical music wafts overhead. Perfect setting for business lunches and romantic dinners. Unpretentious, professional and impeccable service. Exclusive selection of fine wines, many by the glass.
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