The Marc Restaurant

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Restaurant type

  • Fine Dining,

Atmosphere

  • Upscale,

Products and Services

  • French,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
9940 106th Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2N2
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Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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Rates:

  • $26 To $60,

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Meet the owner

Patrick Saurette, who co-owns The Marc with his wife, says his favourite thing about running the downtown French restaurant is the staff. The group is like a big family, he says, many of whom followed Patrick from his former business Il Portico to a completely new venture in 2010.

When he first opened The Marc, he heard a story of a husband and wife who had been frequent customers of Il Portico. The restaurant had been the backdrop for their first date, their engagement and anniversaries. When the restaurant closed, the husband still wanted to do something special for an upcoming anniversary – his solution was to get some takeout and enjoy it with his wife in the former Il Portico parking lot.

“I think the story shows the importance people place on restaurants,” says Patrick. “For sure food is important, but underlying all of that is the experience of breaking bread with special people in your life. And that experience is created by them,” he says, pointing towards several staff members busy working in the kitchen.

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Ratings & Reviews - The Marc Restaurant

How would you rate this business?
July 5, 2020

Terrific as usual

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 5, 2020

Service and food are always consistently excellent. We have missed dining with The Marc with Covid lockdown. We are so happy to be back. Thank you for a lively evening out among friends.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

July 4, 2020

The Marc is impeccable - every single time.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 28, 2020

One of our favourite restaurants.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 29, 2020

Awesome in every way as usual

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 21, 2020

Best food and service in Edmonton!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 21, 2020

Despite this COVID world, it was still the same kind of wonderful night at our favourite restaurant. Thank you!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 21, 2020

As always, food and service were excellent! Our waitress was very attentive and friendly

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 19, 2020

Always tasty and friendly

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 18, 2020

Our favorite restaurant for all occasions. It's always excellent and we can't wait to go back again.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 14, 2020

Below average, the experience is not as good as it used to be.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 1/5

Service: 2/5

June 14, 2020

A favorite for super food and excellent aervice

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 12, 2020

So happy to be back at the Marc. Obliging and attentive service combined with marvellous food. Happy diners!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 12, 2020

Great ambiance and the food ranks right up there with the best I’ve tasted around the world. The service is also irreproachable. We love eating here and is on the top of my go-to restaurants to introduce to my close friends.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 11, 2020

Reopening night and what an outstanding evening - staff, chefs, food, ambiance and all with social distancing! Will be back again very soon!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 15, 2020

Owners and staff practiced social distancing from start to finish and spacing between diners was appropriate. It was obvious that servers were practicing great hygiene by the way plates and glassware was placed, served and picked up. Great place to continue staying well and keeping all safe while still be a socializing human.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 16, 2020

Service was not rushed, very professional. Service and great meals are why we return regularly.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 14, 2020

Can't say enough good things about the experience at The Marc. Excellent service with knowledgeable, personable wait staff in a relaxed environment. Food was top notch quality and across the board delicious. Will definitely be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 15, 2020

Always a warm welcome to greet you at the door and impeccable service throughout the evening. You always leave with a smile.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 14, 2020

Always awesome food served by awesome people! Definitely one of my favs.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 13, 2020

Friendly and personable service with tasty quality food presented beautifully. Definitely a place you can count on for family, friends, or a business meeting.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 12, 2020

It was my first time here but it won’t be the last! Thanks for a memorable meal!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 13, 2020

The server, Melanie, was pleasant and professional. She was knowledgeable about the menu items and the specials of the day. As always, the food was phenomenal! I did have some concerns regarding the volume of sediment in my glass of wine, but that was adequately handled by the owner.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

March 12, 2020

Everything was awesome, from the willingness of the staff to accommodate our need to move our reservation by a few minutes (because of an emergency call), to the staff's management of our table and our needs. It was lovely, and the food was amazing.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 9, 2020

Everything was excellent! A superb evening! Thank you!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 7, 2020

Our lunch was excellent in service and the Great quality of their lunch items. The menu is perfectly written for a French Resaurant which I always enjoy. Too bad that there is only one in the City.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 6, 2020

Excellent food and wonderful service, thank you!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 5, 2020

Always amazing and my colleagues have a new favourite place in town.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 3, 2020

The food and service are always excellent’

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 3, 2020

Mushrooms on toast is amazing. Friendly service. Perfect for a business lunch.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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