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Balzac's Cafe - Distillery District Reviews - Toronto

4.5/5
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5 reviews
Ranked #40 out of 49 in Cafes (Toronto, Ontario)

    Address: 55 Mill Street
    Toronto, Ontario
    Phone: 416.207.1709

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    Recommended? You Betcha!
    March 21, 2016

    Location, location, location! On a recent trip to Toronto, my girlfriend and I decided to check out the Distillery District. We found some really cool shops but the best find of all was Balzac's Cafe. Fair Trade, organic, slow food served quickly ... these are all concepts I seek out when choosing a coffee house. Add to that the wonderful ambiance of the upstairs/ downstairs space in the Distillery District and Balzac's hits a home run with me. It may be a bit out of the way, but definitely worth the trek.

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    March 07, 2009

    In-house roasted coffees, organic and fair trade. The aroma of fresh coffee mixed with the sound of chatter. Balzac's is the perfect place to go for your Sunday morning coffee and while away the day reading the newspaper or your favourite book.

    The distillery district in Toronto is very European: stone streets and old buildings with high ceilings and exposed brick walls. Balzac's represents this vibe authentically. Not only do the fresh coffee, lattes, cappuccinos and hot chocolates taste amazing, they look amazing.

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    3.5/5
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    November 17, 2007

    + pretty neighbourhood
    + beautiful, unique, two-level space (distillery location)
    + best mocha of my life

    - a bit out of the way
    - kind of pretentious

    This place is pretty nice; it's a good quiet break from some of the more bustling cafes around the city.
    Of course, the coffee is excellent.. but the mocha, which comes with a little biscuit stick, is fabulous.
    They just opened a new location in liberty village.. I'd expect that one to be pretty well the same in terms of accessibility and pretentiousness.

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    4.5/5
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    May 06, 2007

    We walked through the distillery district on a recent visit to Toronto and stopped in at Balzac's. Our hostess asked us what we wanted to do that day and I had mentioned the need for a really decadent cappuccino. Balzac's Cafe did not disappoint! We sat on the second level away from the main hubbub and relaxed on the couches. Very cool decor and the distillery area is a must-see. Definitely recommended!

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    4.5/5
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    May 06, 2007

    We walked through the distillery district on a recent visit to Toronto and stopped in at Balzac's. Our hostess asked us what we wanted to do that day and I had mentioned the need for a really decadent cappuccino. Balzac's Cafe did not disappoint! We sat on the second level away from the main hubbub and relaxed on the couches. Very cool decor and the distillery area is a must-see. Definitely recommended!

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