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Restaurant type

  • Bistro,

Cuisine type

  • French,

Dishes

  • Fish,

Features

  • Extensive Wine List,

Atmosphere

  • Intimate,
  • Casual,
  • Family,

Products and Services

  • Open Sunday,
  • Award Win,

Specialties

  • Terrine,
  • Tartare,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
744 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1Y3
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Rates:

  • $26 To $60,

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Lbeaubien319688
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My favorite restaurant in Toronto . Delicious food. Wonderful staff. Warm atmosphere A very special French touch

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Restaurantica12
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Bon Appetite at Batifole

Let me tell you about this beautiful French restaurant located in East Chinatown (yes, that's right, there is an East Chinatown in Toronto). Batifole is delicious blend of good food and romantic atmosphere that takes you outside of Chinatown and into a bistro in France. Food: Delicous is the best way to describe the food here. The chefs prepares these dishes very well, as if to say you are his royal guests. I started with the Lobster and fish soup and my partner decided to have the escargot and a side of the fries and tarragon mayonaisse. This was a great way to start off dinner - the soup was creamy and rich in flavour, and the fries were at the right texture and perfect with the tarragon mayo. For dinner, our guest had the beef tenderloin, my partner had the foie gras, and I was feeling adventurous and decided to order the horse tartare. The horse tartare blew me away! If I could place bets on my horse, I would've won the jackpot. It was well seasoned, sweet, and without the game taste to it. Definately worth a try. Service: I think our female server may have been a bit slow at processing our order in her head, but she did ok. The male server was just as good. It was very busy on a Friday night, so we weren't expecting much. As long as my horse on a platter reached our table, that's all that mattered to me. Atmosphere. Definately worth to check out if you want to go somewhere romantic. The table beside us were celebrating their anniversary, a couple of tables were group outings, and a few singles enjoying a nice meal. A good mix of young and old, wealthy and casual. Overall, I would definately say worth a visit. The menu is well suited for those who are adventurous, or those who want to entice their taste buds with something delicious. My suggestion though is to visit during the week rather than a busy weekend night.

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Restaurantica12
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I never really had a proper french cuisine before...

I never really had a proper french cuisine before but I know what good food should taste like. I loved the food at Batifole. The atmosphere of the restaurant did make me worry about the quality of the food but they surpassed my expectation. Service is average and that's fine with me, all that matters really is the food...unless the service is terrible. Definitely will visit again.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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oui oui oui !!!

I went here last night with a good friend of mine. The food was FANTASTIC, everything we had last night was superb and the service was non-intrusive and relaxed. I couldn't ask for a more perfect meal. I would definitly suggest you try this restaurant if you have a chance.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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Tres bien at Batifole

My husband and I enjoyed the food at Batifole very much. It was a hot summer evening so the chilled Vichysoisse soup went down very well. I enjoyed the Cassoulet, but found the sausages a bit too garlicky. Otherwise it was very tasty. My husband enjoyed the steak very much. I don't like the fact that the vegetable dishes have to be ordered separately as sides a la carte. One thing is that it was Saturday night and quite busy, so I feel they need more staff because we had to wait quite a while for everything from drinks to mains to getting our bill. Still, the food was delicious. I would recommend going on a weeknight. If you're going on a weekend, you'd better not be in a hurry. Bon appetit.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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June 20, 2022

Simply astounding.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

June 8, 2022

Can never get enough of this wonderful restaurant

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 23, 2022

Such a delightful atmosphere, fabulous service and superb food! The grande mariner soufflé is spectacular.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 16, 2022

ALWAYS a pleasure to visit Batifole… ALWAYS.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 4, 2022

Fantastic. Food on point. Service was friendly and helpful. Made for a wonderful evening

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 17, 2022

This is a unique east-end Toronto French restaurant that could easily be the best in the city. The original presentation of standard French dishes is what makes this restaurant great. I loved the beautiful sardines in olive oil from Paris, the duck with apple and of course the amazing Grand Marnier souffle. The atmosphere is welcoming and the service first rate.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 8, 2022

I think this is now my favourite restaurant in Toronto. The food is solid and creative, the staff clearly love food and their jobs, and the room is quirky, homey, and inviting. The meals remind me of some of my most memorable ones in France. I really love this place- it has great heart!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 5, 2022

Absolute Gem!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 27, 2022

Lovely and delicious as usual!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 4, 2022

Excellent food and friendly service as always! One of our few very favourites.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 26, 2022

Batifole is a uniquely charming restaurant. Hearty and thoughtful bistro food. Their best dishes feel much more French in some ineffable way than other restaurants. The grand marnier soufflé is unmissable.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 26, 2022

It’s always great. But I forgot to buy their best bread

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 24, 2022

It Never disappoints. Love it.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 16, 2022

Always fantastic food and service!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 15, 2022

Our favourite restaurant

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 15, 2022

Atmosphere, food and service was impeccable. It was a wonderful and memorable evening!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 13, 2022

10/10 like always

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 13, 2022

Batifole is one of our most favorite restaurants and we enjoy their incredible service, hospitality, and Michelin level cuisine!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 14, 2022

Magnifique as always. Lovely and professional staff, delicious food, great atmosphere. If I only lived closer to it I would be there every week.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 3, 2022

Wonderful food and ambience and attentive service. Fabulous start to the opening restaurant scene!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 19, 2021

One of our fave places to visit. Holiday tradition.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 18, 2021

A wonderful meal, with wonderful service in a very beautiful room. Could not ask for a better experience.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 25, 2021

Could not be improved!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 22, 2021

The best!!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 15, 2021

All excellent - delicious food & perfect service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 17, 2021

The food is just as good as usual, and the service will never let you down!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 11, 2021

Always a pleasure to dine at Batifole!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 10, 2021

Love this restaurant…food is amazing and service is excellent

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 28, 2021

This is my second time at this restaurant, and I continue to love everything about it. The service was warm and hospitable and the food was delicious (as always!). I have a nut allergy and the staff and Chef went above and beyond to make sure there were no issues. Can't wait to be back with my partner and family! Merci :)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

September 19, 2021

A wonderful meal at a wonderful restaurant.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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