Carisma

4.7
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1107 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
Steps away from the King Edward Hotel, Toronto’s financial, business, theatre, shopping and culinary districts. Carisma offers something a little different.

With a long history of being in the business, including restaurants such as Il Mulino and Barolo, Carisma prides itself on offering impeccable real Italian food and quality service.

Carisma epitomizes the overall dining experience. Whether it is a drink at the bar, or a culinary journey where you enjoy food with your senses first. It is a place where you feel at home and coming for years, even if its your first time.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Jonathan
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing made in-house pasta and sauce. True sophisticated dining experience

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vipAlinaP
Italy
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience2

We enjoyed our family dinner. However, did not understand the way the terrace is constructed. Seemed kind of dangerous considering the fact that the tables were on the road and not entirely protected from passing by cars.

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vipRobertB
Naples
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was a wonderful evening celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of my sister and husband. We dined al fresco on a beautiful evening. Our server Daniel was professional and very accommodating and everyone was thrilled with their menu choices. First time we have dined there but would definitely return

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I love going there. One of my absolute favorite Italian restaurants in the city.
Always up to customize your order and great suggestion.
The new sidewalk seating is good as well!

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Restaurant was not open when I arrived. Very poor customer service to allow people to make reservations when a restaurant is closed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

I made reservations in advance. Came to the restaurant and restaurant was closed. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Jsmal
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always spectacular. Food, service, etc...
Patio is nice on quiet street.

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NadiaA
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cheerful staff and beautiful atmosphere made this a very pleasant dining experiance

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MichelG
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Very good service ! We really enjoy it !
We recommand it!

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vipShirleyM
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always the food, wine and service were superb. It was a perfect night and sitting on the patio was a welcome treat

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vipJDeb
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

They made special accommodations for us and it was a lovely experience - a must go patio!

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vipSfizio
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were treated like royalty! Michael and his team helped us put dishes together as we wanted the full experience - antipasta, pasta and secondi. It was all delicious. I would highly recommend Carisma - especially for a special occasion. We had to open up our wallets a bit, but the entire experience was well worth it. Enjoy!

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woody
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant with friendly staff.

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AnthonyC
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service the owner was an incredible host. The food was to die for great experience all around 11/10

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best restaurant in Toronto

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SandraM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Very delicious and the service was fantastic! Went here when the patio was open but looking forward to coming back one day when the restaurant opens back up.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall2Food5Service3Ambience3

Some people working at restaurant did not wear masks. Food was great.

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vipRobboyko
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and delicious food!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ricardo was the most amazing server ever!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Felt like we were in a restaurant in Italy!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Great experience

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vipGeoff
San Francisco
48 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Was great to be back ! Missed this place.❤️

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great. However, maybe a bit pricy for lunch.

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woody
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was so lovely to go to Carisma when they reopened this past Wednesday. The food was excellent and the owners and staff are so friendly. Support our locally owned restaurants by dining at this little Toronto St. gem.

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LindaO
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Like a trip back in time to the day she of true fine dining. Beautiful restaurant, great food and Ricardo was amazing and fun.

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PabloC
Essex
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food. Staff are really friendly. Probably best Italian in Toronto

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TrishC
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience4

Carisma came highly recommended by friends and again at our hotel (Ritz-Carleton). We had a later reservation. We ordered both of the evening specials, as suggested by our waiter. Our meal arrived immediately. There was no way it was freshly made. Warmed up fast and on our table like fast food. Very disappointing.

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vipCher
Toronto
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I’m such a fan of this restaurant- family owned and operated so details matter. Always have a delicious meal!!! Highly recommend.

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KendraR
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding, customized service. Servers remembered our names and were attentive and accommodating

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DNVee
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and ambiance. Staff very friendly and professional.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Found the restaurant by looking at options for Toronto. Picked it because of the way it was described and the vibe it presented with. Had a great experience there. Met the owners while we were there. Lovely couple. Had a great time great food and we will definitely come back.

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CynCyn
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

I had the Calamarata which was delicious! Will return.

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vipKellyW
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing! From start to finish!!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

It was a Monday and I had hoped for something a little quieter and was surprised by the fact it was full. So it didn’t facilitate a sensitive business conversation due to both proximity to others and noise. Although everything else was a a good as usual. Not their fault. I had just been hoping for something a little quieter and discreet:

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vipFrankS
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food wonderful staff a hidden gem

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Bread was amazing. Wine service spectacular. "Wine Guy" was great. Green apple salad was decent. Osso bucco was small but tender and good. Risotto was rice....not risotto. No creaminess to it whatsoever. Mine was only a side but my colleague had it as a main course and looked like a bowl of rice. Overall a decent meal with great service.

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RobertP
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our meal were excellent and we look forward to coming back the next time we are in Toronto.

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SLREF
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food was great. Would definitely come again.

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PrincessKaitie7
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

The food was delicious and the staff were extremely pleasant. However, my significant other and I found our server to be pushy, especially when we consistently asked for a few minutes to look over the drink menu to decide what we wanted to have. While we understood that it was Valentine’s Day and they had several reservations, we paid a lot of money for the food and the experience, so we didn’t like feeling rushed to make a decision. The salad and dessert choices could have been much more elevated for the price that we paid per person. Overall, the experience was very pleasant and we would definitely come back to try out their regular menu for a fancy date night.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Love the tuna tartare, but the veal was just so so.

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