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MerryBerry Cafe+ Bistro

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559 Parliament St | Cabbagetown, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P7, Canada
6473480411
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Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Tofinho, Mozambique
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This place is incredible! I had the salad with prosciutto and a honey mustard dressing and the small plate of Carmelized onion/chorizo dip with little baquette crostini... delicious! Will recommend to anyone in/visiting Toronto. Xo! 💜

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Thank loratorium
Toronto, Canada
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309 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I've probably walked by this place dozens of times, never really noticed it was there. Met up with a friend for lunch on a rainy day - she suggested it because of its larger list of vegetarian options. Can't say enough good things about the place. The fantasy garden decor is incredibly cute and endearing to sit and have lunch... More 

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Thank Ryjones
Toronto, Canada
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472 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The chairs are a little uncomfortable but you can use the cushions -so don't be shy! Instead of having 1 large salad I chose 2 smaller salads - they were both super tasty! The sandwiches don't come with a side - so it's a little pricey. The desserts were to die for - best desserts I have had in a... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Hung out here for many hours with old friends and their babies. Everything was tasty. Wait staff was excellent. Highly recommend.

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Thank Mary A
Paris, France
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We came here with friends and had a good lunch. Burgers and sandwiches are very good, with an home made patty and original flavours. Sides are differents from standards restaurants, with lentil salad, potatoes with oignons, quinoa salad... Service is very friendly and food made from scratch with fresh ingredients. The restaurant's design is cosy and friendly. The chef (french... More 

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Thank phlhoste
Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

One of the cheeriest cafes in the 'hood, great food, always fresh and unique combinations. Love all of the burgers and the soups are always top drawer.

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Thank Getlostinfrance
Toronto
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Wanted to try a new restaurant before heading to The Distillery to see Sandra Shamas. A friend lives in the neighbourhood and recommended MerryBerry. What a great choice. Eclectic decor, an interesting menu and a gracious host. One had the chicken burger, so tasty. One the salmon burger again a hit. And last but absolutely scrumptious was a soba noodle... More 

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Thank nittoToronto
Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I randomly discovered this cafe last summer online. The interior is cute, fun, unique and quirky. I love the menu, filled with healthy and creative options! Th food is delicious, the area is quiet, and the staff is super friendly. I've tried all their desserts and am excited to try more from their current menu. The cafe is also situated... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a TripAdvisor success story. I took an out of town guest to Subday brunch at MerryBerry. I selected it by searching brunch spots in Cabbagetown on TripAdvisor. Our dishes were outstanding. The signature quinoa salad had 7 or 8 components, including an aioli mayo on the side. The combinations of flavours were limitless, and each combo provided a... More 

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1 Thank Tripsteroid
Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We met my daughter and two little grandsons for lunch today. I have limited mobility and use a walker. The staff were very helpful, assisting me to navigate a couple of stairs to the courtyard. I don't believe a wheelchair would be as easy to manage, although I think the staff would somehow figure it out.

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Thank Faye M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 559 Parliament St | Cabbagetown, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 6473480411

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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