La Vecchia Ristorante

4.4
510 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Comfort Food
Take a trip to old world Italy without ever leaving Toronto.
Located in the fashionable area of Yonge and Eglinton, La Vecchia delivers the authentic taste of Italy with a genuine Italian ambiance. From the stone and stucco walls covered in Italian pictures and art, La Vecchia captures the essence of Italian dining with European flair and culinary excellence.
The menu is old world, with a strong focus on fresh, quality cuisine.
We look forward to seeing you.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Brunch:Saturday - 10:30am - 3:00pm, Sunday- 9-30am - 3-00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday -Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:30pm;
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Phone number
(416) 489-0630
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Aurora Stranges
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Yonge & Broadway
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Parking Details
There is a parking lot right across the street.
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Public Transit
Yonge & Eglinton
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Special Events & Promotions
2 Private Rooms available to host your Special Event. For inquiries please call 416.489.0630 or send us an email to info@lavecchia.ca
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, La Vecchia Ristorante can accommodate all your special event needs.

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What 510 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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4.3
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4.4
Ambience
4.1
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Toronto
9 reviews
4.0Dined on July 9, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Classy, classic Italian cuisine. Beautiful interior, wonderful wine and typical Italian fare. Decent pizza selection and great quality.

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GC
Toronto
1 review
5.0Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A favourite spot, that never disappoints. Outstanding in every way, as usual.

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PB
Toronto
1 review
2.0Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Lunch portions were way to small for what seemed like dinner prices.

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C
Miami
11 reviews
5.0Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great menu with all the classics and something extra to not get bored with the same old Italian favorites. Thank you for that! Great service, cozy spot in midtown, and good wine selection. Delicious!

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SF
London
1 review
3.0Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Food very good, service excellent but waiting 30min for a reservation is unexceptionable and squeezing a lot of people into a small restaurant is not enjoyable.

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JL
Toronto
2 reviews
5.0Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Had a very good dinner with friendly, efficient service. The restaurant was humming with customers and animated conversations all around. The one agreed upon comment by all of us would be to use less oil in their dishes. The agnolotti had too much oil especially.

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GW
Toronto
1 review
1.0Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

Service was less than indifferent...it was atrocious. The only redeeming part of the entire evening was the food, which was decent.

Service was so bad will not go there again.

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SS
Toronto
1 review
1.0Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

Everything was great until we were suddenly given our check to leave. I understand the restaurant was busy but the style it was done was so rude. If they kindly said to us if we could leave due to so many people it would of been fine. I went to the bar to purchase my takeout as promised to a friend. I have come to this restaurant many times but was never treated so rudely until this visit. I was disappointed.

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G
Toronto
25 reviews
5.0Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal with wonderful service

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MO
Toronto
2 reviews
5.0Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place - we've been there many times and always enjoyed.

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OT
Toronto
14 reviews
4.0Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

Always a neighbourhood favourite of ours....although a later reservation, our server (who we’ve had before and always happy with) was spread too thin. Even after several large tables left, he still didn’t have time for our table. Hoping next time is better. As always the food was delicious. Beautiful night to enjoy a window table!!

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YH
Toronto
1 review
3.0Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 2

Ac wasn't working in the side i was seated at i asked to move as i made a reservation earlier but the host said the place is fully booked it was pretty hard to enjoy dinner while its hot

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PG
1 review
5.0Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I've been to La Vecchia twice in the last 2 weeks and have LOVED it both times. It has great food and an amazing vibe and is always packed. On Saturday, we had the best seat in the house on the patio. The weather was fantastic. It was my husband's birthday, and Alex, our server, did a great job celebrating with us. We look forward to coming back soon!

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C
Toronto
12 reviews
5.0Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Very accommodating. We had a little baby with us. Very sweet to us. Food was great and the service very attentive.

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OT
1 review
3.0Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Fund Raiser

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OT
1 review
5.0Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

All food dishes were spectacular. The service was exceptional

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W
Toronto
16 reviews
4.0Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Always feels so friendly. Consistent and tasty

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r
1 review
5.0Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Reserved for Mothers day and we were not disappointed. Food, service, ambiance all great.

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G
Toronto
15 reviews
5.0Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch! However, we are regulars - the food and service is always amazing!

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PM
Toronto
3 reviews
5.0Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, service was excellent. Very busy and was quite loud.

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JM
Toronto
58 reviews
4.0Dined on May 8, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Lunch menu food is very good and the service is friendly and prompt.

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OT
Toronto
8 reviews
5.0Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Celebrated a friends birthday, and despite having to change the number of the party last minute, everyone was very accommodating. Service was excellent, and food was fantastic. It is a fairly busy place, and got crowded quickly into the night at which point service did slow down slightly. Overall, reasonably priced and I would definitely recommend this place.

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PB
1 review
5.0Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food is really great.If you are looking for so thing authentic Italian food. The menu has numerous choice.This is the best place and you must go. It is very cozy ,comfortable and friendly place. They also have patio for summer.

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i
Vancouver
2 reviews
5.0Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My favorite restaurant in the yonge eglinton area

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OT
Toronto
1 review
5.0Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great service. Yummy food!

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OT
Toronto
4 reviews
3.0Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Very slow service took them an hr to take each item out... not impressed

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YV
Toronto
1 review
5.0Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really good food and great service! Would definitely come back.

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GK
Toronto
4 reviews
5.0Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very pleased. Would definately return.

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BS
Toronto
2 reviews
4.0Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great food, exceptional service - will definitely be back!

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E
1 review
4.0Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

Italian restaurant and no Italian beer! Odd. The food was delicious but after all the renovations it is still a very dark restaurant! You cannot see what you are eating! Manager was kind and brought a grappa on the house to celebrate my friends birthday!

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M
Toronto
5 reviews
5.0Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

First time brunching at la vecchia (enjoyed many dinners there in the past). Eggs Benedict were amazing. Mimosas and Bloody Marys delicious as well. Will definitely be back for brunches in the future.

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OT
Mexico City
4 reviews
5.0Dined on April 14, 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Cozy restaurant with great ambience.
Food was delicious, large wine list to choose even by the glass.
Service was outstanding.
Romantic place, will definitively come back

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DS
1 review
4.0Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The waiter let us know that it was frowned upon to order the appetizers before our meal and advised that we put our whole order in at the same time. The complimentary bread for the table did not arrive until after we received our appetizers and we were a bit hungry during the wait time. It was so dark in the restaurant that I could not see the menu and had to use my phone light to read it. Also, the seating was so tight and cramped that the person behind me kept pushing on my chair. I found it a bit frustrating that I was so uncomfortably close to the table. The food was good but the portions were a bit small for the price we paid.

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G
Toronto
26 reviews
5.0Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This restaurant is a neighbourhood favourite. Great pasta and yummy salad and pizzas. Also a good choice of fish. Recently had an interior remodel so looks great. Very attentive and friendly service.

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TK
Toronto
8 reviews
3.0Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

I love La Vecchia and often suggest this restaurant to friends and family. Our waiter seemed to not care about our table and like he was too busy for us. My brother had to ask for his drink (ice tea) twice and was still charged for his drink.

Probably the worst service I’ve ever had here and my family will not go back. This saddens me as it is one of my favorite Italian restaurants in the city and this experience was not great.

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BD
Toronto
6 reviews
4.0Dined on April 7, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 2

Food was excellent as usual. The noise level was awful. We couldn’t hear each other and everyone around us seemed to be raising their voices to be heard by their table mates. It detracted significantly from the overall ambience and overall enjoyment of the evening. I’ve been to noisy restaurants before but this was truly unbearable and excessive. I’ve been to this restaurant many times and while a little noisy it was never this bad. The only difference was where we were seated. At the front, on a busy night, you can’t hear your friends or the waiter letting you know the specials.

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A
Toronto
4 reviews
5.0Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We were seated in the cantina(basement). Cool setting...though a bit loud and echoey.
Alessandra is a fantastic server, smart, professional and personable. We had a great evening, great food and friendly staff.

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SC
1 review
5.0Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love this restaurant. I very rarely eat out, and don't eat at any other Italian restaurants, as I have homemade Italian cooking at home, but the food here is AMAZING. The staff, ambiance, decor, and wine are also excellent, but it's the food that brings me back every time.

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OT
Toronto
16 reviews
5.0Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very nice spot at Yonge and Eglinton. Great luncheon menu and well priced. Really enjoyed my sandwich and Caesar salad. It was my first visit and I would definitely go back.

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OT
Toronto
3 reviews
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great Italian food as usual in an inviting atmosphere. Service was attentive but not the usual outstanding that it usually is. I think we hit their busiest time of the night.

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