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About Chabrol Cafe

A quiet café hidden off Yorkville Avenue. Chabrol Cafe brings a small taste of Southern France and encourages you to lose track of time.

In order to make reservations for more than two guests, please call the restaurant directly. Groups of more than four guests can be accommodated with a set menu requiring a minimum spend and deposit.

We allow a dining time of an hour and a half during lunch periods and two and a half hours during dinner periods per reservation. If you desire a longer dining time, please call us to arrange.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Regional French (Provençal)

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Yorkville and Bellair

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 428-6641

Website:
http://www.chabrolrestaurant.com/

Catering:
The Chabrol team is happy to engage any and all catering requests and we will tailor your event to your desires. Please call 416.428.6641 to inquire.

Parking Details:
The most convenient parking for Chabrol is the Green P located on the North side of Yorkville Ave. just West of Bay St.

Public Transport:
The most convenient public transportation route would be to go to BAY STATION and walk North to Yorkville Ave.

Executive Chef:
Doug Penfold

Private Party Facilities:
The perfect little room that is Chabrol is available for private events. Please call 416.428.6641 to inquire.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Chabrol Cafe Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.8

Service

4.8

Ambience

4.5

Value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (20)
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Good for Anniversaries (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Lunch (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
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Healthy (5)
Hot Spot (5)
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Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 3 days ago

A great lunch.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 24, 2017

We went for my partner's birthday. This was definitely a great dinner. We are French and the service and food were perfect ! The quality of the food is amazing, tasty, well cooked and you see the kitchen from your table ! the people are nice and let you enought intimity to enjoy your moment there. Glasses of wine were a bit expensive. Desserts were tasty. I strongly recommend, it worth it 100%.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Charming spot for lunch. Food was delicious and service attentive. I plan to return for dinner.

Tags: Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was spectacular. It is amazing what the chef can do in a very small kitchen. I highly recommend it.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 15, 2017

Excellent dinning experience. The space is intimate and casual. The food and wine is high-quality. We enjoyed every minute! Well worth it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 14, 2017

This is by far the best restaurant I've been to in Toronto. It's intimate and the service and food were incredible. It's great for a date as the restaurant is the perfect volume. I would recommend this place to all my foodie friends.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Food was very good, very tasty, can compare with the best restaurants in Paris. The restaurant is way too small, not too comfortable. Serve are excellent.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I was surprised by how small the restaurant was - 5 or 6 tables and bar seating. A little hard to find as tucked back from the street. Very cozy with good French food and friendly service. Would recommend and would go back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Absolutely love this place. A gem

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on November 1, 2017

A great quiet little french bistro treasure in the Yorkville Area. There are only 5 tables inside, and more than double that on the patio outside. Terrific modern french food, beautifully prepared. Charming service. Great for quiet lunch, after work glass of wine & nibbles or a romantic dinner. I'll be back.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Local Ingredients, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Healthy, Seasonal
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Now, this is how service should be - knowledgeable and engaged. What a delight and the food was top notch. We will be back soon!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Austin)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Amazing meal. Amazing space. Won’t forget you.

Food5
Ambience5
Service4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 25, 2017

A very small restaurant but everything was delicious. We love the foie gras and the lamb a lot. The Apple Tarte is a must have. Maybe the best dessert I have tried this year.

Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a beautiful lunch date on the patio! The oysters are phenomenal and are a must have! Make sure to call ahead to ensure they are available as they sell out very quickly...in terms of entrée, their Ttoro is very authentic and the best bouillabaisse in town! The Papillote of Whitefish is cooked to perfection, so juicy and flavourful. Service is great and staff very knowledgeable on all dishes and suitable wine pairings to best compliment each dish! Only thing I would change, would be cutlery and plates...the cutlery is too big and cumbersome and plates are very basic, would love to see some French vintage styled plates in the future 😉

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 19, 2017

What Can I say other then it is simply put the best meal I’ve had in Toronto

Bar seating is fun in an intimate setting with cool staff and the food.....

Started with perfect oysters
A cheese plate
Foie

Some seafood bowl with fresh bread and the lamb.
Crazy good

Apple tart for dessert was the perfect end

It ain’t cheap and the wines go from reasonable to sublime but I walked out with 0 regrets

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Feels like you are in the south of France - tiny , quiet but atmospheric bistro .... great food and service .

Food4
Ambience3
Service5
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Very nice location and friendly service with delicious food choices

Tags: Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Fun, Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent , everything is excellent

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 9, 2017

It is a little hard to see or find at first, It’s at the back end of a small alley-like space. But it keeps the eating experience intimate. They have outdoor seating that still feels of the street and a very select amount of indoor seating that gives it a reserved and quiet feel. The food was sensational and the service staff knew very well what they offered. I can’t talk about the food without praising too much so you’ll have to go and try for yourself to see.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Authentic, Romantic, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Good service. Informed wine advice. Excellent food. Great ambience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Romantic
Food3
Ambience3
Service2
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 28, 2017

The food was quite good, the only problem with our meal was that the oysters we ordered had gone bad and we were unable to eat them, which was rather disappointing.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Quaint, simple and perfectly French. Will certainly come back here many times.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Had a memorable meal on a memorable evening celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary. The pace of the meal and the flavors of the food worked so well together we had no choice but to wait out a superb apple tart for dessert.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Outstanding as always!

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on September 10, 2017

Despite the chilly temperature we elected to sit outside under the patio heaters. The waiter was perfectly sarcastic with a genuinely witty sense of humour. We had the braised lamb and the whitefish which were both fantastic. A great bottle of wine followed by the apple tart made the entire meal an amazing experience. Highly recommended for a fun night out

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The best make-to-order Apple Tarte with Calvados Sabayon I've ever had.

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 28, 2017

An excellent experience with delicious food and wine. I will be back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Amazingly fresh and delicious dishes... oysters, lamb, whitefish are all fantastic. Service is relaxed but excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value2

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Cute little bistro in Yorkville. Space is VERY limited.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Excellent and just perfect in every way.

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Starting with the smoked trout appetizer through the fish en papiotte and braised lamb to the cheese finale the meal was superlative. So too the friendly professional service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 19, 2017

It was a great meal starting with the wild cultivated oysters to locally sourced mushrooms from Ontario. I had no meat and I am not a vegetarian (although I have nothing against vegetables) but I did not miss meat at all. The staff were very helpful, friendly, and provided great service without being obtrusive. The wine list has many interesting wines from different parts of the world. I would (and will) go back to Charbrol. Perfect place for a French lunch in Toronto.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 15, 2017

My friend and I sat down for lunch. The cool carrot soup was fantastic. Oysters were on point and the whitefish en papillote was outstanding.

Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Great restaurant where the Chefs work magic in limited facilities

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Food is on the salty side. If you ask for reduced or no salt, they will comply.

Tags: Romantic, People Watching
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great ambience! Fantastic service and Apple tart was my fab!..

Tags: Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Chabrol was fantastic! Service was amazing, the food was excellent, and the atmosphere was awesome. I can't recommend it enough.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
Food2
Ambience2
Service5
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Overall, it was ok...great service and nice wine, Good terrine, but mediocre crostini to accompany it. Nice braised lamb, but maybe for a fall dish. My friend liked the lentil appetizer but the vegan main with mushrooms and peas reportedly had WAY too many onions for one person in one dish.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Toronto's best French food in the heart of Yorkville... how can you wrong?

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 10, 2017

Second time eating at Chabrol. Both times were magical - the food was excellent and we were SO well taken care of.

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