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Best Italian Restaurants in York University Heights

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A photo of East Side Mario's - North York restaurant
4.2
Awesome(221)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 15 times today
East Side Mario's-North York is highly lauded for offering the best Italian cuisine in North York. Customers consistently praise the establishment for its outstanding service, with staff who are friendly, attentive, and capable of creating a memorable dining experience. The food is frequently described as delicious, tasty, and of excellent quality, with improved portional sizes and an adequate amount of sauce in pasta dishes, which stand out as a favorite. The unique presence of a robot waiter adds a fun touch to the overall ambiance. The complimentary salad and bread are also appreciated by patrons, contributing to a warm, traditional Italian dining experience.
A photo of Buca Vaughan restaurant
4.3
Awesome(162)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 8 times today
Buca Vaughan is a shining star in the world of contemporary Italian cuisine. Based in the heart of Vaughan, it's lauded as one of the most delicious restaurants in Canada. Reviewers consistently praise its impeccable service and exquisite food, describing dishes like the Branzino crudo, nodini, salumi, bigoli, pappardelle, and truffle pizza as being 'beyond compare'. The restaurant has perfected the balance of innovative yet authentic Italian gastronomy, making it a preferred choice for local patrons as well as travelers. Patrons are also delighted by the restaurant's elegance, attention to detail, and its downtown-restaurant experience offered in Vaughan. In short, Buca Vaughan deserves high praise for bringing exquisite contemporary Italian cuisine to Vaughan.
A photo of Paese Ristorante Bathurst St. restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1214)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North York / Shops at Don Mills
Booked 11 times today
Paese Ristorante Bathurst St. is lauded for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Reviews highlight the authenticity, exquisite flavor combinations, and generous portions, accompanied by an inviting Italian atmosphere. Customers rave about the quality of service, with staff noted as always friendly and attentive. Their Italian Mojito is an appreciated favorite, and dishes such as the spaghetti gamberi receive special mention. The establishment is described as a "fantastic", "hidden gem" nestled in a residential neighborhood, providing both indoor and patio dining options. This casual neighborhood Italian restaurant promises an enjoyable, fine dining experience that consistently leaves customers eager to return.
A photo of PZA Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(119)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Woodbridge
Booked 6 times today
Renowned for its delectable Italian dishes, PZA Restaurant & Bar is praised by patrons for its "incredible food," "great ambiance," and "attentive service." Many reviewers specifically commend the establishment's "amazing wood oven pizzas," terming them amongst the best they have ever eaten. Satisfied customers also highlight the flavorsome spaducci, pizza bianco rosso, spicy casarecce, and gnocchi, and rave about the "delicious southern Italian food, well-crafted drinks, and friendly service." Whether it's a casual dinner or a special occasion, the restaurant consistently offers an excellent dining experience, as evidenced by numerous customers looking forward to going back. With its delightful blend of great food, top-notch service, and cool vibe, PZA Restaurant & Bar is a cherished jewel in the Vaughan area.
A photo of Francobollo restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(618)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Yonge and Lawrence
Booked 6 times today
Francobollo is a top-rated Italian cuisine restaurant highly praised by food enthusiasts. It is renowned for its authentic Italian dishes, ranging from 'Garbage Salad' and 'Rucola' under Insalate, to 'Tagliatelle' and 'Rigatoni Bolognese' under the Pasta section of its diverse menu. According to one reviewer, "The sauces take you to Italy." The delectable Veal Parmigiana and the divine Potato Gnocchi have received high praises for their rich taste. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and culinary expertise, Francobollo never fails to satiate. Another patron stated that it's "finally real Italian cooking!" Living up to its reputation, Francobollo is often referred to as the "best Italian restaurant in Toronto."
A photo of Nascosto Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(244)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 2 times today
Nascosto Ristorante is highly acclaimed for its authentic and diverse Italian cuisine, offering a tantalizing selection of pasta, seafood, and meat dishes, crafted from fresh, high-quality ingredients. The restaurant's culinary prowess is well-complement by its warm, inviting atmosphere and friendly, attentive service. Celebratory occasions have been made special here and the restaurant has been commended for its remarkable sensitivity towards dietary restrictions. Customers describe their dining experiences as 'exceptional' and 'phenomenal', with particular praise for the seafood linguine and the soft bread. From business deals to romantic dates, Nascosto Ristorante has been lauded as an absolute gem, a testament to the excellence of its Italian culinary artistry.
A photo of Scaddabush Italian Kitchen & Bar - Vaughan restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(315)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 5 times today
Located in Vaughan, Scaddabush Italian Kitchen & Bar delivers a stand-out experience with its modern Italian cuisine. The restaurant receives high praise for its flavorful, authentic dishes, particularly the seafood pasta and pepperoni pizza. Clients have also commended the generous portions, with some remarking that even the "small" size servings are impressively large. Patrons have particularly enjoyed the mushroom gnocchi and Sofia pizza, and commented favorably on the quality of the calamari appetizer. Despite being a chain restaurant, Scaddabush is lauded for maintaining the feel and taste of genuine Italian cuisine. A combination of excellent, attentive service and inviting ambiance have ensured regular return visits from satisfied customers.
A photo of Romano's Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(260)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 11 times today
Romano's Restaurant is widely acclaimed for its exceptional quality of Italian cuisine. Numerous guests have praised it as the best spot for authentic Italian food, with its varied menu boasting everything from classic pizzas and pastas, to seafood dishes and unique entrées such as Osso Buco and Rack of Lamb. Reviews highlight the venue's fantastic ambiance, comparing it favorably to a family-run trattoria in Italy. The menu is characterized by freshness and great portions, delivered at reasonable prices. The restaurant's service receives consistent commendation; staff are described as friendly, welcoming and attentive. Even for events like group dining, business lunches or casual date nights, Romano's has been recommended unanimously for its flawless dining experience.
A photo of Mim Lounge & Restaurant restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(11)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vaughan
Booked 1 time today
MiM Lounge & Restaurant is a restaurant and lounge bordering the Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and North York areas. Inspired by Italy’s world-renowned cuisine, MiM Lounge & Restaurant serves only fresh, high-quality, and photo-friendly foods. Every dish we serve at Lounge & Restaurant is made from fresh and local farm-to-table ingredients.The clean, unprocessed, and crisp nature of our dishes is a difference you can taste. Whether you indulge in some familiar favorites like our famous pizza or try something new and trendy like our dessert, our lounge and restaurant can guarantee that it will be served fresh, delicious, and Instagram-friendly. Come in and let's give it a try with our exciting food and drink menu at our luxury Italian restaurant in Thornhill.
A photo of Castello Ristorante Antico restaurant
4.2
Awesome(353)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Woodbridge
Booked 5 times today
Castello Ristorante Antico consistently stands out in reviews, hailed for offering one of the finest Italian dining experiences. Customers appreciate the restaurant's high standard of service, with waitstaff recognized as attentive and accommodating. The food is repeatedly praised as excellent, authentic, and comparably priced to other fine dining establishments. Patrons highlight the generous portions, the quality of ingredients, and the wide range of options, including gluten-free dishes. Notably, the pasta dishes, Arancini, and the veal scallopine limone were recommended by multiple guests. Delighting in the ambience and the overall dining experience, many look forward to revisiting Castello Ristorante Antico for future celebrations and milestones.
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