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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Dovercourt Village


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A photo of Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Harbourfront
Booked 29 times today
Don Alfonso 1890 in Toronto has emerged as a beacon of contemporary Italian cuisine, earning rave reviews from diners for its "perfect quality" food and outstanding service. Whether one opts for the classic or contemporary tasting menu, every dish is impeccably presented and packed with fresh, Italian-inspired flavors. The standout wine pairings, explained meticulously by sommeliers, add a further level of complexity to the menu. Notable amongst the dishes is the innovative bison dish that leaves a lasting impression. The tactile experience is enhanced by the sharp and contemporary décor, mirroring the inspiration behind the menu. An upstairs lounge offers uniquely designed cocktails to cap off an unforgettable dining experience, that many recommend for special occasions and food connoisseurs.
A photo of Bar Vendetta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 44 times today
Bar Vendetta, located on Dundas West, is a constant hit amongst the connoisseurs of Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant for its excellent food, service, and lively ambiance. "Fantastic food and service in a unique and energetic room," says one patron, echoing the sentiment of many others. The fresh, innovative, and carefully prepared dishes have earned Bar Vendetta the title of "best pasta bar on Dundas West". Many reviewers also appreciate the great wine and cocktails pairing perfectly with the food. Notable dishes include the crown cacio e pepe, the unusual yet delectable burrata with red pepper jelly, tomato salad with three types of onion, and honey gelato. Bar Vendetta continues to exceed expectations with its consistently outstanding food and service.
A photo of Danico restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Little Italy / College St.
Booked 11 times today
Toronto’s highly awaited DaNico has opened its doors in the historic landmark bank building in the heart of the Palmerston-Little Italy neighbourhood. Created by hospitality giants Liberty Entertainment Group and Don Alfonso 1890, DaNico offers Michelin style cuisine, exceptional service and uniquely bespoke design. Partner and Michelin star Chef Daniele Corona brings his exceptional talent to this fine-dining destination restaurant. As executive chef, his signature menu focuses on the modern Italian culinary tradition he is regarded for, combined with modern Asian influences, utilizing the very finest, local, and sustainable ingredients available in the country. DaNico is the pinnacle of Toronto’s dining scene -- now on the global stage.
A photo of TOCA - The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Entertainment District
Booked 16 times today
TOCA at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, is lauded by many as the best Italian restaurant in the city. It is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, with guests hailing its delicacies such as the lobster gigli, burrata, ossobuco, and Tiramisu, made truly memorable by a hint of tasty liqueur. The commitment to quality is seen not only in the food, but also in the exceptional, highly personalized service mentioned in many reviews. Patrons are made to feel like regulars with staff like Joella, Amy, and Luis providing top-notch service. The ambiance of TOCA also mirrors the fine dining culture in Italy, providing a memorable experience right from the entry to the warm farewell.
A photo of Amano Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • St. Lawrence Market
Booked 9 times today
Amano Trattoria has established itself as a standout venue for authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons laud the excellent quality and deliciousness of the food, some going as far as to suggest its offerings remind them of dining in Italy itself. The staff, especially Marcus and Ryan, are recognized for their exceptional service and extensive knowledge of the menu, ensuring a unique dining experience for customers. The restaurant's Arancini starter, scallops, Bucatini, and carpaccio, amongst others, receive specific mentions for their unbeatable taste. Despite suggestions for improvements in ambience and occasional noise levels, Amano Trattoria's consistent delivery of a delightful gourmet experience and their passion shining through every dish makes it a top recommendation for a truly vibrant Italian dining adventure.
A photo of Stelvio restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 7 times today
Stelvio, a premier restaurant in Toronto, is renowned for its high-quality, authentic Northern Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently praise its exceptional service, beautifully crafted dishes, and inviting ambience. Reviewers, one after another rave about the delicious food, citing the "ORECCHIA D'ELEFANTE" and "sciatt" as must-try delicacies. The restaurant's commitment to authenticity extends to its staff, all of whom are Italian. This enhances the dining experience, making it feel more real and true to Italy. Customers also commend the restaurant's aesthetic appeal and comfortable airflow, setting up a perfect atmosphere for enjoying Italian delicacies. The continual high ratings and recommendations clearly indicate Stelvio as a top pick for Italian food in Toronto.
A photo of bosk at Shangri-La Toronto restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Financial District
Booked 8 times today
Located in the heart of Toronto, bosk at Shangri-La Toronto is renowned for its exceptional Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Patrons are full of praise for the tantalizing dishes that are not only delicious, but also presented beautifully. The dining experience is often declared perfect due to the overall excellent and caring service, making it a favourite spot for special occasions. The outdoor patio and the hotel's stunning lobby add to the charm of this locale. Furthermore, the cocktails and desserts such as the Crème Brûlée are also recommended. With a warm, welcoming ambiance, and consistently high standards, bosk is certainly a must-visit restaurant in the city.
A photo of Scarlett restaurant
Very Good(38)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Queen West
Scarlett is a highly recommended restaurant, particularly praised for its excellent contemporary Italian cuisine. According to various reviews, the experience at Scarlett is marked as "unforgettable" with a vibrant atmosphere and outstanding service. The restaurant is also lauded for its fabulous food and drinks, adding to its overall amazing environment. Notably, the music, curated by talented DJs, bolsters the exciting ambiance that keeps patrons coming back for more. The endorsement of the establishment is culminated in the reviewer's statement, rating Scarlett a perfect 10/10. All these elements work together harmoniously, culminating in a visit to Scarlett being exactly what one needs for a memorable outing.
A photo of Figo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Entertainment District
Booked 44 times today
Figo boasts a reputation for offering excellent contemporary Italian cuisine. Testimonials consistently praise the quality of food, with some even highlighting the delicious wood-fired oven pizzas, and others stating the tiramisu is simply the best. The wide-variety menu serves the regional flavors of Italy, offering a selection of local wines like "2019 Pirovano Blush | Pinot Grigio | Veneto, Italy" that expertly complement the dishes. Commenting on its ambiance, one customer noted, "Contemporary Italian doesn't get any better than Figo. It's a brand-new restaurant with inspired decor, delicious food, and an inviting atmosphere." The restaurant's service also receives commendation, often described as friendly and attentive. Thus, Figo stands out not only for its cuisine but for its overall dining experience.
A photo of Día Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Yorkville
Booked 2 times today
Día Restaurant & Lounge is a newly opened gem of international cuisine that you'll find steps away from the Sherbourne subway station. The ambiance is a blend of modern, stylish, and comfortable, with artful details and spacious seating arrangements. Reviewers rave about their diverse menu, highlighting dishes like the Bitter Caesar, Fried Korean Chicken, and a cheese board with satisfying extras. Praises extend to their enticing cocktail menu and impressive desserts. The service at Día receives high regard for its professionalism and attentiveness, contributing to the overall excellent dining experience. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Día is highly recommended for its superb food, ambiance, and service.
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