Located in the heart of Forest Hill, one of Toronto’s most prestigious districts, this Bistro opened its doors in 2005 and has been described as a gastronomic adventure that satisfies all the senses by The Great Kosher Restaurants Magazine. “The best kosher restaurant in Canada” and “The best kosher meal I’ve had!” are some of the attributed reviews by our customers.
Having almost two decades in the industry, Armando Cohen is the new owner as of January 2016, and is well aware of the skepticism behind kosher restaurants, which only ignites his passion for Bistro to be recognized as the haven for kosher cuisine.
Inspired by the seasons and cultural backgrounds from South and North America, Israel, Japan and Southeast Asia, Marron Bistro offers a distinctive setting boasting contemporary furnishing and elegant décor that redefines dining with luxury.
Our à la carte menu has been heralded for its signature staples, including our hand selected and cut stakes aged 21 to 28 days, cooked sous vide for precision and consistency, the Lamb Rack, and the Grilled Short Rib. Other gourmet food specialties comprise of world-influenced dishes like the Smoked Lamb Gyozas, Kokoda Ceviche, and Coconut Braised Beef Tostadas. With a special pastry chef in-house, save room for the sumptuous desserts made with careful attention to detail.
With a wine menu that spans over 10 countries, containing selections carefully chosen for their utmost quality by our Head Sommelier, and a variety of original cocktails appealing to the international tastes of Marron Bistro; our team pride themselves in helping guests choose the ideal complement to their meal.
Marron Bistro’s warm and intimate environment seats 38 and makes for a unique destination for romance, celebrations, or a convivial hangout.
Join us for lunch or dinner, as we are certain you will be delighted in this exquisite kosher dining experience!
Raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Armando Cohen is the restaurateur of Marron Bistro as well as D-Lite's: specializing in modern sushi and dairy cuisine. While he hails from New York, it was in Israel and Canada that he mastered the fine dining scene. He has been sharing his entrepreneurial vision for almost 20 years. Although he remains true to his Moroccan and Latin American roots, his success comes from the seamlessness in which he incorporates flavors from all over the world.
Chef Janvier Suman is mostly known for his Japanese and Southeast Asian infused creations. His history starts in the village of Medan, Indonesia, where Janvier was raised in his family's farm acquiring the skill of butchering as well as the importance of producing the best quality meats. He was educated in George Brown College of Culinary Arts in Toronto, Canada before taking his expertise to Osaka, Japan where he acted as sous chef to Chef Masaki. Janvier has been serving audiences for over 10 years and in 2016 he joined the Marron Bistro family to delight our guests with his eclectic inspirations.
Chef Jiovani Ramirez, hailing from the State of Mexico, is an integral part of our kitchen. He commands an extensive knowledge of both Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine, accumulated over 20 years of experience. Having worked in Adega, Playa Cabana, Circo Ristorante and Chiado, Jiovani now graces Marron Bistro with his seasoned culinary talents.