EVOO

4.6
377 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Continuing on 20 years of personable service and gracious welcome, under the helm of Peter Catarino (formerly of Spuntini), EVOO Ristorante is ready to host you, offering the right mix of food & wine from Italy and Mediterranean. Nestled along flower shops at 138 Avenue Road, EVOO is steps away from some of Toronto's finest hotels (Park Hyatt, Intercontinental, Hazelton and Four Seasons) and the groove of Yorkville. The inviting atmosphere of EVOO plays host to couples on a romantic dinner, gathering of friends and family or corporate dinners. We look forward to welcoming you.
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Gnocchi was amazing.

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OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

A wonderful diner, winderful meql, wonderful service, wonderful place

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NL
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The food was really good as was the level of service

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GQ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful experience! Fantastic service and great food. Will definitely come back again!

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K
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We chose Evoo to celebrate my birthday with a group of 10. Everyone absolutely loved their meals (very hard in a big group) and the service was outstanding! Will be going back again and again.

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a
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Good for anniversary or small parties. Good food and good atmosphere. Better to go at earlier times for more quiet times for dinner.

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OS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great food and great service!

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f
Toronto
40 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The ambiance of the restaurant is very nice the food was good and hot served in a timely manner. Our waiter was very good, friendly but professional. I found it a little noisy for my liking but they had us seated beside a family with young kids having a party celebration.

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R
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome food, great Ambiance and decor. Will go back for sure.

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W
Toronto
53 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

I found the ambience better than the food. The service is attentive, the setup is attractive and the noise level is moderate. But the food was disappointing. The soup had no distinctive taste. And the fish main was bland, accompanied by equally bland veggies, although nicely deboned.

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OT
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always a pleasure dining at EVOO. Service, and food were outstanding.

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d
Toronto
20 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Friend birthday

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CT
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We all enjoyed our food very much and the services were great. Great selection from menu. My 12 year old is very picky and even he enjoyed his meal very much.

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P
Melbourne / VIC
19 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Great Christmas meal out with our boys, great authentic Italian food, good service and nice for talking in a convivially atmosphere.

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MA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dinner was perfect

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HD
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We had a fabulous time. Of special note, the Gamberi Elena were superb for starters and my Bison steak was perfect. Great service and friendly staff.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and people

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AP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food. Red snapper was cooked to perfection.

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LT
Toronto
23 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The staff are very attentive from the moment you walk in the front door. It is a great family owned restaurant with that attention to detail reserved for them. The regulars are always greeted by name. Food is always excellent whether you are a foodie into special items or simply want comfort food. Enjoy

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service! We had some dietary restrictions and our waiter bent over backwards to make everything perfect for us. Can’t wait to come back.

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A
Toronto
13 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Ambiance, service and menu were all very good. Execution on the food fell a little short of expectations.

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F
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food is amazing!!!! The tables are very close together in a small restaurant, but it was an excellent meal from start to finish.

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KL
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Yet another wonderful meal at EVOO. Fresh, well presented food at a reasonable price. wonderful staff.

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OT
Toronto
9 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of our go to restaurants. Great food, great staff!!

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BZ
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always an exception restaurant and incredible food.

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Took While to be seated. Waiter didn’t seem very attentive
Pasta was good but way to creamy . Would maybe go back to give another try as it’s right across from my house

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MN
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food and service is excellent.

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P
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful old world ambience. Great food and excellent service. Has joined my very small list of favourites I will return to again and again

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AS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

EVOO is one of those places that you could drive right by, it has a narrow storefront nestled between other businesses on Avenue Rd.

It’s definitely worth seeking out. It’s got a cozy and intimate interior, perfect for “date night”. They make a decent Old Fashioned. The wine list is pretty impressive, and even the “by the glass” selections are diverse enough to satisfy any taste.

The menu is not broad, but there’s enough variety and it all sounds so delicious that deciding on just one dish was tough. The papardelle with lamb and the gnocchi with Gorgonzola cream sauce were delicious.

The server and the management made us feel at home.

Would dine here again in a heartbeat.

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JO
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is my boyfriends favourite restaurant. He always chooses EVOO for his birthday go to. The service and food were amazing as always.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Apps and my spouses ravioli were excellent. The penne vodka was quite tasteless. Great wine list and staff was courteous.

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ND
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Good food. Great service. Excellent experience overall

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LB
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exemplary service, incredible food and lovely, authentic ambiance! EVOO is a new find for us - perfect for our special occasion. We’ll be back!

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OT
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Soft lighting, jazz music playing in the background. Great staff that you can tell are committed to giving great service. Large open space, comfortable chairs. Hooks under the bar for ladies handbags is major plus.

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JY
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food and good atmosphere. Excellent service provided by wait staff. I would gladly come back to sample more of the menu.

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NM
Toronto
18 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a great evening. We went in a group celebrating friends birthdays. Service was amazing, drinks were great and the food was delicious!! Would definitely recommend.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere and staff are super attentive. Food is beyond consistent and always delicious.

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J
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food in a lovely atmosphere! Will definitely be back!

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AR
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Lovely establishment, staff very friendly the only complaint which was noted by my daughter that graduated from culinary management and currently works in a restaurant was the lack of clearing tables. Unused finished items where not moved leaving the table cluttered during various periods. Besides that wonderful experience.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was great! Service was greater! Would totally go back again

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