About Cibo Wine Bar King St West

Cibo Wine Bar offers a truly authentic Italian experience in a contemporary yet soulful environment. This vibrant eatery is ideally situated in the heart of the city's entertainment and restaurant district. The original raw edge of this 8000 sq ft property has been creatively designed into a modern yet fully inviting space.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Wine Bar, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Wednesday 11:30am - 12:00am
(Kitchen open until 11:00pm)
Thursday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:00am
(Kitchen open until 1:00am)

Cross Street:
King St West at Brant Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 504-3939

Website:
http://www.cibowinebar.com/

Parking Details:

Valet parking on weekends.

Street parking during specified times.

Five public parking lots within 3 block radius.

Public Transport:
Spadina Streetcar at King St West. or King West Streetcar at Brant St.

Executive Chef:
Saverio Macri

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Italian Bubbles Brunch - Sunday from 11.30am -4.00pm. $35 per person.

Lobster Tuesdays. Every Tuesday After 4pm enjoy fresh Whole Lobster in a selection of signature dishes for only $25.

Cibo Sociale. Every Thursday 4pm-7pm. Features and Specials on classic and signature cocktails, domestic beers, select wines by the glass or by the bottle.

Offers

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Offers

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special someone at Cibo Wine Bar. Reservations strongly recommended.

Private Dining

Cibo Wine Bar features four private rooms with distinct design approaches from a “rustic cellar” with arched brick walls to sleek industrial glass + raw metal finishes. Accommodating groups from 10 to 24, rooms have access to natural daylight and are fully equipped with essential audio/video.

Cibo Wine Bar King St West Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.4

Service

4.3

Ambience

4.4

Value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (68)
Notable Wine List (53)
Special Occasion (49)
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Group Bookings (42)
Good for Birthdays (38)
Good for Anniversaries (37)
Romance (36)
Fun (32)
Authentic (30)
Business Meals (29)
Cozy (26)
Casual (24)
Pre/post-theatre (24)
Comfort Food (23)
Hot Spot (23)
Neighbourhood Gem (23)
Vibrant Bar Scene (23)
Lunch (22)
Fit for Foodies (21)
People Watching (19)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Late-Night Find (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Tasting Menu (12)
Happy Hour (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Gluten-Free Options (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Brunch (7)
Child-Friendly (5)
Healthy (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Tapas (4)
Outdoor Eating (3)
Paleo-Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Spicy (3)
Great Beer (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Our server gave great suggestions, was very knowledgeable and it was overall a great experience.

Food1
Ambience1
Service1
Value1

 
·Dined 4 days ago

Very disappointed! We were visiting Toronto for my wifes 60th birthday and were anticipating a special evening .We ended up leaving after our impersonal greeting at reception and seated by the food prep area by a hostess that seemed to be in a rush to get on to other things. There were plenty of more intimate tables available. I have a small buisness and realize the value of customer service!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

Really good service except when the meals came they did not address my dietary restrictions and my partner had to wait while they remade my meal. Felt bad he had to eat cold pasta

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined 5 days ago

Visiting from Montreal & this is my boyfriend & I's favourite spot when we come down to Toronto! Cannot wait to come back.

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

 
·Dined 5 days ago

My server was Mark and he went above and beyond for us! Excellent experience

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Lovely dinner.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on January 1, 2018

Attended Cibo for NYE dinner and it was outstanding. Food was delicious and service was great! Absolutely going back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Cibo is one of my favourite places to go. The food is always delicious, and for the price you can’t go wrong. My boyfriend and I have gone for their New Years Eve special dinner the last couple years. For $75-$100 you got a variety of courses. It was A LOT of food but so delicious, and you could always take home some left overs. We went again for New Years Eve this year and were disappointed that they no longer had this dinner option available. We were also seated in the quiet area of the restaurant where it was freezing!

Food off the regular menu was still delicious and I will continue to come back to this restaurant.

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Service was almost too good. We wanted to have a leisurely dinner and I felt like we were being rushed through the meal to open up the table. Other than that it was great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
Food3
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on December 31, 2017

Got a Very cold table...as the walls are not insulated..
Asked If we could move, which was okay.
When ordereing food, we asked to have 20 min between course, and was told of course.
But I had not even finished my starter When they arrived with entree.
They took it away, and we then wanted 30 min and had to ask for main course.
Unfortunately my husband got at weird tasting shrimp and got sick.

Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value3

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great open space to catch up with old friends or family dinners.

Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on December 29, 2017

Group of 4, two women and two men, aged 46 to 52 went out for dinner. The variety of items on the menu and wine list were great, along with the ambience. Before tip, with dinner, a bottle of wine and a few cocktails the bill came to about $300.

The only negative was font color on a background menu color, where although 2 of us had near perfect eyesight, we all needed to break out our phone light to effectively read the menu based on the lighting in our area and even then it was a struggle. However, this is problem beginning to frequently occur in all media, as younger marketing professionals make final layout calls unaware of 45+ demographic eyesight.

Beyond the menu, it was an overall great experience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fun, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 29, 2017

My friend and I met up at Cibo for dinner. Got the burrata and 2 pastas to share - pretty decent size portions, and tiramisu afterwards.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 29, 2017

Delicious Italian at a great price range. Very creative cocktails. We were celebrating a birthday and when we ordered desert it came with a little candle in it which was adorable. Will always come back to this location.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 27, 2017

Awesome food and great service! Well organized and accomodation for my group booking.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service1
Value4

 
·Dined on December 27, 2017

Pretty place.
Bad service.
It can be for Christmas,

Tags: Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience4
Service4

vip
 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Excellent wine selection. Great location and vibe. Only shared a few appies but all were delicious. Definitely will be returning.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Great place overall! The atmosphere, service, food/wine selection is amazing.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
Food2
Ambience5
Service3
Value3

 
·Dined on December 26, 2017

Very nice ambiance, however food is mediocre and not at the level I would expect. I had a lobster dish and it was not cooked very well. Lobster was overdone and did not taste fresh. Tomato sauce in the pasta dish was so-so. It may have just been the dish I ordered, but this was my first time there and may not return. Service was OK, server was very friendly but never asked how our food was and did not come by to check-in. Also, I found the artwork in the hallway to the washroom distasteful and quite offensive to me as a woman.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Always have a great time at Cibo for dinner or brunch

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 24, 2017

Went here for my boyfriends birthday, was absolutely incredible. Haven’t had a dish like that in forever. The chef did an incredible job with creating an amazing dish. The service was amazing as well, everyone was attentive and made sure we were well taken care of. 100% will go back again and again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Amazing service.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Great food and great service. Compliments to the Chef and crew.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Fun
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Business year-end lunch

Food2
Ambience1
Service5
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We got sat in the front by the window ... it was freezing dark and had no warmth or ambiance . Compared to being at the back of the restaurant . It was like the senior section. People were dressed in Ugg’s and parkas . My food was so bland and my friends food was over cooked. Definitely prefer the yorkville location for atmosphere .

Food4
Ambience5
Service3
Value5

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Our office heads over to Cibo quite often (the lunch menu is a real value!), however this visit was a little disappointing: service was slow and when we asked someone to check on our food in the kitchen after 35 minutes had passed, she simply never came back! Plus there were no dinner napkins, and the women’s washroom was out of hand soap! The restaurant seemed a little disorganized which is a real shame, as the food is typically great! Our server seemed to about 12 years old and couldn’t answer my colleagues’ question regarding an ingredient in a dish on the menu and made no effort to either. I’m a pretty easy going person and rarely take the time out of my day to provide feedback, but this time I felt the restaurant really could have done better.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food was very good and great gluten free options! Would recommend this place to anyone for all occasions. Only disappointment was in the service. It wasn’t bad, but it was slow at times and did have to ask more than once for the server to come to our table.

Food2
Ambience3
Service2
Value1

 
·Dined on December 17, 2017

Unfortunately the restaurant had an off night with our meal...don’t know if the server was new but our main course arrived half way thru my salad. I asked them to take back the meal...it arrived later after being put under a heat lamp...the tell-tale sign: the tomato pasta sauce had become crusty around the edge of the plate. My wife’s Lobster ravioli smelled and tasted fishy. In fairness to Cibo, the manager apologized and deleted the two main courses from our bill.
Our Toronto friends and our sons who have been to Cibo have indicated our experience was not the norm...try again?

Tags: Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our second time at this location and dinner was superb. Sommelier was very informative and her recommendation was bang on - decent price point also - never tried to up-sell us. Was informed of another reso for our table in 2 hours but never felt rushed. Service was great without “hovering”. We drive in from Muskoka and it is well worth the 2+ hour drive. Looking forward to next time!

Tags: Business Meals, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Was great. Food was awesome. Lots of it too. Will be back.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on December 15, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was authentic and quick. Wine was amazing. Downtown prices but worth it after all is done. Will be back.

Tags: Authentic
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Miami)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Romantic dinner w/ bf b4 a show. Arabic I was delicious. Bacci Bomb dessert was not not to my liking, but it didn’t taste bad. A little dark, but it was kinda romantic until we turned on our phone torch to read the menu. Overall, wonderful dining experience on a Thursday.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 14, 2017

It was too loud to have a decent conversation

Food3
Ambience3
Service3
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 14, 2017

food was heated over, had to send back, second time around much better. Have been many times before and never had service this bad

Food5
Ambience5
Service1
Value3

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Not great. They had us wait 45 minutes past our reservation time. Special Occasion noted on the reservation was completely ignored... table service was extremely slow... from coffee to napkins to bill. Everything took forever or just didn’t arrive at all. This is our second time here and the first time was not as bad.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great to bring kids and family. They also have separate rooms for parties. PERFECT!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Sunday Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great food and atmosphere.

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on December 10, 2017

I came here for my birthday with a few friends and has made a reservation. I was told ahead of time before my seating that there was a 2 hour limit at the table, which was fine, but a couple of my friends were a little late so we got off to a bit of a late start. Everything was good, service was great, meals were good, but then after our entrees we’re done and we ordered dessert, the dessert came just fine, but our bills came with it. I felt rushed as I did not ask for the bill and planned on maybe ordering more drinks. As the server left us with our bills I felt more confused as to if we were getting kicked out or not. As we were finishing up our drinks, a different server came over with the payment machines, basically handing them over to us without asking if we were ready to pay. When my friend asked if there was a limit to how long we can stay, the server said he did not know, and continued to hand us the machine to pay. In the future, I just hope a server would ask me if we’re all finished ordering for the night before they just bring my bill and except me to pay when we weren’t even finished our drinks.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Casual
Food2
Ambience4
Service3
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 10, 2017

I was looking forward to try this restaurant I heard about.
Beautiful place but disappointed by the food The pasta wasn’t al dente as you would expect but more mushy like in a fast food restaurant.
People from my group had the same impression

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups
Food4
Ambience3
Service2
Value3

 
·Dined on December 9, 2017

The food was great, though some items are far overpriced. A caprese salad app for $19 seems a bit much - it's literally 3 tomato slices with mozzarella and basil - a bit extreme.

Unfortunately our overall experience was ruined by the sommelier who was incredibly rude, rolled her eyes at us, and spoke to us as if we were beneath her and as if she had better things to do than to answer our questions. Yet, we bought a $70 bottle of wine! Our entire table felt intimidated, uncomfortable, and like we didn't belong. We were there early in the evening, so the restaurant was nearly completely empty. I'm not sure why we were privy to such attitude and impatience.

Our server on the other hand, was fantastic.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Hot Spot

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