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Best Italian Restaurants in Leslieville / Riverdale


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A photo of Baldini restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Leslieville / Riverdale
Baldini restaurant, located in Toronto, is widely recognized for its authentic Italian cuisine. Many patrons praise the excellent service, particularly mentioning server Patrick, and the homely atmosphere. The restaurant is known for dishes like Rappini, Tiramisu, Tartuffo, and Veal Piccata, with one patron claiming it to be the best in the city. The variety of pasta dishes receive consistent positive reviews, appreciated for their authentic taste, an aspect that transports some customers back to Italy. The restaurant is known for its quality - well-prepared, well-presented dishes with a good balance of flavors and portions. The restaurant has also been commended for its reasonable prices, excellent service, and the ability for customers to bring their own wine for a reasonable cork fee. Whether it's for an intimate midweek dinner or a regular family outing, Baldini seems to have made a memorable impact on its customers with its traditional Italian food.
A photo of Terroni Price restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rosedale / Summerhill
Booked 162 times today
Terroni Price is a beloved Italian restaurant located in Toronto. Praised for consistently delivering a quality dining experience, it is complemented by many for its authentic Italian cuisine, hospitable service, and a warm, cozy atmosphere. The restaurant's homemade pasta, beautifully presented dishes, and wide wine list have left the best impressions on their patrons. The rooftop patio is a significant highlight, with guests praising it as a summer staple offering an idyllic ambiance. Reviews describe dishes such as buffalo mozzarella with tomatoes, calamari, and salads as "perfect" and "delicious." Teronni Price is undoubtedly recommended by many as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city.
A photo of Gusto 501 restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • King East
Booked 92 times today
Gusto 501, situated in Toronto, stands as a testament to authentic Italian cuisine. As per the reviews, it offers a unique dining experience with its casual/elegant ambiance, services, and exquisite food. Its famous dishes such as the Mushroom Pasta and Pepperoni Pizza have won hearts, with one customer even confessing that it's even better than some top-ranked restaurants in Italy itself. The rooftop seating stands out, offering a charming view away from the city hustle. What's more, Gusto 501's exceptional customer service and friendly staff further enhance the dining experience. Indeed, many patrons declare it their favorite restaurant in Toronto, commending its stellar value for money, excellent food, and inviting atmosphere.
A photo of Terroni Adelaide restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Financial District
Booked 78 times today
Terroni Adelaide repeatedly impresses with its authentic Italian cuisine, praised by customers as the "best Italian food." Many highlight the professional and knowledgeable service, taking time to guide them through the menu. The restaurant provides a joyful and energetic atmosphere, making it an excellent spot for all sorts of occasions - whether it's a private reunion or a lively night out. Diners rave about the simple Italian dishes done right, from their consistently amazing pizzas and fresh-made pasta to their gluten-free options. It's the kind of place that prompts a first-time visitor to declare, "I would recommend this place to absolutely everybody."
A photo of Ascari Enoteca restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Leslieville / Riverdale
Booked 20 times today
Ascari Enoteca, located in Leslieville, is a beloved neighbourhood gem adored by locals for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant earns consistent acclaim from its patrons, with reviewers frequently raving about the spot's "fresh and delicious" Italian food, with specific praises directed at its carbonara dish. The dining area is described as chic and welcoming, with a charming patio area that enhances the overall dining experience. Reviewers note that the service is attentive and professional. "The service was incredible, and the food was delicious," says one impressed patron. "If you want to have an amazing Italian dinner look no further," another review suggested, while others referred to it as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city.
A photo of La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Yorkville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Yorkville
Booked 102 times today
La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Toronto stands as a beacon of authentic Italian cuisine, earning raving reviews from its patrons. Visitors to this boutique restaurant marvel not only at the delectable menu, lauding eagerly the "simple yet quality food", but also at the wonderful ambience and attentive service. Offering a "nice selection" of flavoursome Italian dishes, La Pizza & La Pasta is frequently described as a "great experience". Numerous reviewers emphasise the true taste of Italy found in its dishes and the significant relevance of its diverse menu to Italian culture. Regardless of the time, service remains top-notch with "food arriving super fast even close to 9 pm". The establishment is renowned for its consistency in delivering delicious food and outstanding service, which has garnered it a loyal customer base. Despite comments about prices, the consensus is that the authentic Italian culinary journey offered by La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Toronto is worth every penny.
A photo of Stock Bar restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Midtown / Uptown
Booked 106 times today
Stock Bar is highly renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, offering a vibrant menu that has been praised by many for its variety and authenticity. It offers an exceptional experience, as patrons have attested to its excellent service, with staff like Stefano and Jessica earning commendations for their attentiveness. Customers also note the restaurant's beautiful location and ambiance, boasting a beautiful rooftop patio enjoyed by many. Reviewers frequently mention the high quality of the ingredients used, resulting in dishes that burst with flavor and are cooked to perfection. Notably, patrons often express their intention to revisit, confirming Stock Bar as an excellent Italian dining option, even described by some as one of the best in Toronto.
A photo of Terroni Sud Forno Produzione e Spaccio (Spaccio East) restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Leslieville / Riverdale
Booked 8 times today
Terroni Sud Forno Produzione e Spaccio (Spaccio East) has received high praise for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant is frequently lauded by guests for its incredible food, excellent service, and perfect ambiance. Easy to access and situated close to the Distillery, guests have commended the restaurant's reasonable pricing, cute ambiance, and delicious offerings like the Spinach Ravioli and Tuscan steak for four. Customers appreciate the freshness and high quality of the dishes, stating that the food is "spectacular," "outstanding," and often described as reminiscent of a trip to Italy. The beautiful space, great service, and variety in the menu encourage frequent visits, while the consistent quality has made it a favored destination among Italian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Don Alfonso 1890 restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Harbourfront
Booked 37 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 Osteria Giulia restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Yorkville
Booked 29 times today
Osteria Giulia, located in Toronto, has been hailed as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city. Their Michelin-star rating is a testament to their superior quality and innovative Italian dishes. The vibrant and unique cuisine from the Indivia e Pera salad, which starts with a melt-in-your-mouth crunch to exquisite pasta dishes, such as the Paccheri alla Genovese, reflects an authentic Italian dining experience. Patrons rave about their traditional tiramisu and the outstanding service. One reviewer even declared, "Thank you Osteria Giulia for the BEST meal we've had in all of Ontario, and Canada."_ A fusion of tantalizing flavors, excellent customer service, and a lively but refined atmosphere makes dining at Osteria Giulia a memorable experience.
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