L'Unità Enoteca

4.7
711 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
For groups of 7 guests or more, kindly call us directly to reserve your table.

Located in the heart of Upper Yorkville, L'Unità has been serving the Ave & Dav neighborhood for over ten successful years. Offering seasonal fare described as 'New Italian', L'Unità  features a broad menu of new classics & traditional favourites.

Chefs Rob Rossi & Angela Villalta celebrate rustic Italian cuisine with a heartfelt menu of antipasti and vegetables, grilled meats and fish, brick-oven pizzas and house-made pastas.

A curated wine collection of over 300+ bottles, boasts exclusive labels representing all twenty Italian regions and local top producers from Niagara & Prince Edward County.

We look forward to having you over for dinner!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Monday- Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday : available for private functions

Wine Bar: Monday - Saturday 5:30pm - 1:00am
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Phone number
(416) 964-8686
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Rob Rossi
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Catering
L'Unità offers an array of possibilities for special events and parties. From an exclusive private event in our dining room, to intimate gatherings in your home, we will make sure that it is a once in a life time experience.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Davenport
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Parking Details
Valet Parking Available + Pay Lot across the road
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Special Events & Promotions
Half Price Wine Tuesdays
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Private Room, Wine
What 711 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

It was our anniversary and the staff made the night a truly special occasion. Surely a night to remember

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2018

If you want to have a great dinner and have fun with fantastic staff. This is your place.

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4.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Great wine recommended. We had a great time. Wonderful staff

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

This is a local restaurant for us. How lucky are we? The food is terrific, everything is fresh and good. You are made welcome from the minute you enter the door.

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5.0Dined on June 5, 2018

Great food, great service. Party of 7 and staff were so friendly and attentive to all. A cozy ambience.

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5.0Dined on June 5, 2018

My friends and I celebrated a birthday and our experience was more than exceptional! The service was attentive, knowledgeable and friendly, the atmosphere and decor was perfect and the food was delicious from start to finish!
Definitely a recommendation for a lively restaurant with exquisite Italian cooking! Thanks L’Unita!

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

After Giulietta sitting at the chef table we discovered that this restaurant is its sister.

We’ve walked by it a number of times living in the area and finally came in and sat at the bar.

Great food great atmosphere great music. The place is alive and backs it up with great service as well

Made another Rez on our way out and without question will be a regular here.

As a matter of fact I’d go back tonight if it was open

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Food was authentic and beautifully presented. Service was attentive and friendly. Looking forward to returning.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Great server. Very knowledgable. Paired wines with our meal courses. The grilled octopus appetiser was delicious!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

Always satisfied! See you again soon. Helene

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4.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Food was excellent but it was very busy and very loud, difficult to have a conversation.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Amazing as always!!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

We really enjoyed our visit- first time. We had excellent service throughout the evening. Particularly good advice on wine selection. Food (antipasti, grilled pork chop, sea bream) was tasty, good portions. Will be back.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Excellent dinner and service was over the top.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Great food and the staff are always nice.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Great experience! Service excellent, the waitress was very professional! The food was very good. Everything’s was very tasty. I will come back for sure!
‘Nduja arancini was good, just a little bit over cooked rice.
Burrata delicious with the cabbage, orange and mint salad. Fresh taste.
Grilled octopus was perfect!
Pizza very very good!
Good job!

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3.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Unfortunately we had to leave after cocktails because it felt very claustrophobic.
Also I didn’t appreciate the fact that although arrived promptly on time and there were several tables for 2 at the front part of the space we were seated at the very back close to the kitchen door. Then I asked to change but still seated to the next one, but not at the front. I would understand if there was a group booking but it was not the case. I just wonder based on what the bearded host at the front makes the decision.
Oh, and I did look at the menu. Everything looked average and overpriced.
Not going back. At least not until winter

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I came here with 7 other women for a birthday dinner and it was excellent. The food and drinks were delicious, ambiance lovely, and service outstanding. I would highly highly recommend!!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

more than pleasantly surprised! will definitely return!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Had a visit from our son who lives in LA - wanted to celebrate his birthday somewhere special. Chose L’Unita on a recommendation from friends.
Did not disappoint. The entire evenings experience was wonderful - food, service and ambience ...... everyone at our table was thrilled with the choice we made on choosing this resto. Thanks everyone who contributed to an exceptional evening.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Love it. Everything was just perfect. Food, service,

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Great ambience and wait staff so knowledgeable and helpful! The food was fantastic as well. Liked the Tuesday wines half off. Our new favourite neighborhood restaurant! Michael was extremely helpful and professional and liked him confirming our reservation as well.

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4.0Dined on May 7, 2018

We had been wanting to try this resto for quite sometime, 'n R sooo glad that we did! I had read some questionable reviews about the service... But that just wasn't the case. Unfortunately, we didn't get our server's name (tall, brunette), but she was incredible. She guided us thru the menu, told us about the food specials, including the new 'Monday' forty dollar wine bottle special (it just launched the night we were there), sought the sommelier when we torn between two bottles, and recommended her fave menu items. She was knowledgeable and friendly, and visited our table often, which we liked. A lot. As for the food, we loved it. We started with olives and their n'duja arancini, which is to die for. So light and flavourful, with just the right crisp on the coating. Oh, and the cheese pull inside, is amazing. For our mains, we shared two dishes. The lamb sausage cavatelli or Cavatelli Agnello Primavera as it is properly known, as well as their 'za of the day, which was a white pizza, laden with yummy soppresatta and fior de latte cheese, amongst other ingredients. Both were great. We ended our meal, sharing a Tiramisu. It's not your typical Tiramisu, as it's much heavier and decadent than most. However, it was super delish, and the perfect end to our meal. All in all, we loved this resto. The ambience was lovely, romantic, and not overly busy for a Monday night, which made it the perfect escape for 'date night'!!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Awesome service, great food!

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Great food, cute restaurant, friendly wait-staff! We had a wonderful time.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We have been here many times. It’s always been one of our favourite destinations. And we will be back but our main courses were really just so so. We both had pizza and the dough was soggy.

Our starters were great, however. Burrata beet salad and their take on a Caesar.

Fingers crossed for our next visit.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

The service was outstanding. Unfortunately, I do not remember the name of the server, but she was great. The food was incredible and the tomatoe sauce was perfeto!

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3.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Food was amazing but I felt like every time I said anything to my server she ignored me.

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3.0Dined on May 1, 2018

The server made a quick quality check after our food arrival so I asked for salt and pepper on my fish. I never got it. For dessert I got a spoon with dried out food on it from previous guest I guess. I asked to replace it and they did. That was great. Thanks

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Good food I like the music. Clean nice washrooms. Restaurant was very accommodating to change our reservation, much appreciated.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Always great
Michael is masterful at the Door and with the Wines
So great to have David back at the Bar

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

The space has been updated with better ambience and overall feeling; great food, well presented; attentive and welcoming staff.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Best service in the GTA hands down . could have stayed until closing with the ambience. and the good was A1

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

My wife and I ate here for our anniversary. The food was fantastic, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was lively. We will definitely come back.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Fantastic evening. Perfect food and wine to pair. Delightful evening of good food and company.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We went to this restaurant years ago and was turned off by the owner who is rude to us. This is the first time I’ve gone back, and I have to say this is an excellent restaurant. Food is amazing and I’m glad we gave it a second try years later.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Amazing food, excellent service. Thank you Claire for accommodating and being so nice to my parents. The food surpassed what we were expecting.....thank you!!!! We tried the meatballs, burrata and I had the rigatoni, another one of us the Tbone and another one of us the fish. Everything was spectacular. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Always an excellent time!

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

The food was very good but the service was very slow. Also we order a few sides that never showed up but we still got charged. But overall it was a good experience.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

The team at L’Unita is excellent. The food is delicious. Love the pork chop and the octopus.

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