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Gia

4.8
4.8
107 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Vegetarian / Vegan
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A plant-forward restaurant specializing in freshly made vegan and vegetarian pasta with crafted cocktails and organic wines.

We always have spots indoors including bar seats and are delighted to host you. Please reach out to GIA directly if you do not find your desired availability.

Reservations are not available from 6:45 pm- 7:45 pm. We accept walk-ins when we can. Please give us a call at (416) 535-8888.

6 or more are required to order from our group dining menu. See website for details.

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Booked 47 times today
Experiences are available.
  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Hours of Operation

    Sun 12:00 pm–7:30 pm
    Lunch
    Thu, Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Dinner
    Mon–Sat 6:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (416) 535-8888

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighbourhood

    Little Portugal / Dundas West

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

Experiences

  • Stefano's Sandwiches

    Multiple dates available
    On Sunday's we feature Stefano's Sandwiches at Gia. This is a dining reservation for a menu featuring beautifully crafted plant-based sandwiches and a rotating selection of Gia's pastas and sides. Please visit stefanossandwiches.com for additional menu about the menu
  • Prezzo Fisso - Group Dining Menu

    $55.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Groups of 6 or more are required to choose our Chef's tasting menu for $55 per person. The menu includes the following for sharing: OLIVES citrus, garlic, onion, herbs (V, GF) FOCACCIA Barese style, with potato, rosemary & garlic oil (V) MEATBALLS panko crusted, preserved chilis & vegan mozzarella (V, OS) VEG OF THE DAY BABY GEM SALAD honey mushroom, crispy shallot, pangrattato & almond vinaigrette (V, N, OS) RISOTTO MILANESE parsnip, walnuts, anise & saffron (V, N, GF) CELERIAC STEAK koji cured celeriac, white bean, roasted red pepper, caper & herbs (V, GF) PORCINI AGNOLOTTI porcini, wild mushroom, butter & Oro Nero If you are a party larger than 12, or have additional questions, please call the restaurant directly.

Safety precautions

  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking

menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 107 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto / Ontario

    Good Vegetarian Options

  • Toronto

    Healthy

  • Toronto

    Good Vegetarian Options

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  1. P

    Pres

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Such a great vibe! Delicious food, amazing portions. My favourite was definitely the meatballs and the broccolini apps. Really looking forward to visiting again!

  2. BJ

    BurkeJ

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    I read all the hype before I arrived and bottom line it lives up to it and more. Every Bite was delicious the service was great drinks spot on. The only knock is that it was extremely loud but thats life I will definitely go again.

  3. AC

    AlexaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was so delicious and the service was amazing, all of the staff was friendly and helpful. They really went above and beyond to make our experience memorable. Will definitely be back!

  4. DP

    DianeP

    Toronto

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    I was really pleasantly surprised and my delicious meal. I am a full on very proud carnivore and I was very satisfied. I wanted to explore my options and had heard good things about GIA and the reviews did not disappoint. I highly suggest trying this restaurant. The food was delicious, the service was very good and the cocktails are unique and yummy. It has a high energy and they aim to please. They are also great about complying with any food allergies or preferences. Go book today, I will be going back. Try the agnolotti!

  5. TK

    TylerK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food, beautiful presentation. Enjoyed that they allowed the ingredients to stand on their own merits as opposed to trying to replicate meat.

  6. K

    Katherine

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing! Enjoyed every dish we had. The meatballs were especially delicious, and the carrots were an unexpected favourite!

  7. AC

    AgustinaC

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Not so many options in the lunch menu. Not all dishes are vegan.

  8. LD

    LouiseD

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous meal - service was informative and prompt - would highly recommend and will definitely return

  9. M

    Matt

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Restaurant lived up to expectations and more. Well worth the wait for a reservation as food was amazing. Crab cakes were a little small compared to what they charge but main dishes were well portioned and full of flavour

  10. EM

    ErinM

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Menu was incredible, room is lively and fun. Cocktail and Wine list is well done and reasonably priced. Highly recommend

  11. l

    lisap

    Las Vegas

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    One dish was disappointing but the server kindly didn’t charge us for it as a result which was nice. Everything else was delicious and I would go back. Service was excellent and great atmosphere… we were seated by the front window and it was quite cold.

  12. J

    Julia

    Miami - Dade

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    it was a little cold sitting by the front door, but the food was magical – 10 stars

  13. s

    susanc

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Although we reserved for GIA When I looked at the menu it wasn't what I saw online: much smaller, fewer choices. I was told by the server GIA IS CLOSED SUNDAY and a different menu for a sister restaurant was available VERY DISAPPOINTED as this was to be a birthday celebration How can GIA make reservations for Sundays when it is closed

  14. BD

    BeverleyD

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The Sunday Lunch sandwiches from Stefano’s so yummy!

  15. GM

    GenevieveM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Small menu , our dishes were delicious, I don’t think you can go wrong with anything, just comes down to preference… also please note , Read the menu ! some dishes are vegetarian as they used cheese , so not all vegan .

  16. HD

    HappyDiner

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    I'd high expectations for our meal and was absolutely delighted during our visit. The flavours were incredible! Excellent timing of all our courses, everything was hot and absolutely delicious. Attentive staff. My highest compliments to the chef and kitchen staff - such a memorable meal.

  17. LF

    LarissaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    was amazing as always ! Gia is a favourite among vegans and meat eaters alike. Thank you for a very memorable birthday!

  18. SR

    SumantaR

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As a meat eater, i was amazed by the flavors. I never expected to enjoy vegan food so much. All the dishes were subtle and the flavors were incredible. Big thanks to our server as well who was so warm and attentive. And must not forget the cocktails. They are a little pricey but definitely worth every bit of it.

  19. C

    Chenelle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing amazing amazing! You couldn’t tell me that the meatballs weren’t real meat. WILD

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    My friends and I loved the vibe! Our server was amazing and the dishes were good! Didn’t love the crab cakes but the meatballs were to die for. Really enjoyed the vegan mushroom pasta as well. I would definitely go back and try some other dishes I didn’t get the opportunity to taste!

  21. D

    Dinnerdinner

    Montreal

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Second time in one week I’ve had the pleasure of eating here. Everything is lovely. Service is gracious even as they’re managing two sittings. The previous time I had the plant based mushroom filled pasta and it was heaven on a plate. I was sorry to see they have removed this dish from the menu and replaced it with a spaghetti with the same ingredients. It was good (of course I ordered it. I love mushrooms) but it don’t have the same magic as the filled pasta from the previous menu. This is simply feedback as our waitress also asked for my thoughts on the change. A lovely space. A little tight through the bar entrance way if you’re angsty about traffic RN.

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was great. It was a shortened lunch menu and most items were vegan. They were delicious. No matter your food morality, anyone would be thrilled to eat here- especially the vegan meat balls.

  23. E

    Emma

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2021

    overall4food2service5ambience5

    Service, apps and salad were good but all the mains and drinks were so disappointing we ended up not finishing them even when we split three mains across 5 people. Not sure if it was an off night, I had the lasagna from ufficio last year and thought it was incredible so im not sure what happened.

  24. MA

    MaryA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 9, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is my second time here in a month and I can’t wait to come back again. The pasta dishes are outstanding and the crab cakes just amazing. Best vegan /vegetarian food I have eaten yet. Brought my boss here and she was drooling over the dishes we had. Will definitely be one of my regular and favourite places to eat.

  25. AP

    AlyshaP

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 7, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Hands down best pasta I’ve had outside of Italy! Will definitely be back many more times

  26. HD

    HelenD

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 7, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing experience, the service was great! They were friendly & attentive, provided great recommendations - the food was delicious! Definitely going back & recommend people try it out asap! So good!

  27. D

    Dinnerdinner

    Montreal

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The food and service were just wonderful. Thank you! Music got a little clubby at times and I don’t think that is needed. Such a nice vibe already. The mushroom tortelli was fabulous. And broccolini yum! Great cocktail. Thank you!

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was incredible and our server helped us navigate through the menu thoroughly with detail and romanced every dish. I wish I remembered her name, but her birthday was on October 31st and I would definitely come back not only for the food, but the service. Also, best espresso martini in town!

  29. VF

    VanessaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was amazing and so was the service. It was an amazing experience and I already want to go back!

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Delicious meal!

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had absolutely fantastic food as always

  32. TS

    TerriS

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything about this restaurant is lovely! The food was outstanding. It was a bit noisy for us, but that would not keep us from coming back!

  33. LD

    Luv2Dine

    Toronto

    76 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was amazing and so was the service. The bartender was entertaining as well 😊

  34. NG

    NicG

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Gia is such an amazing spot. The food is delicious. Friendly staff and a great atmosphere!

  35. SF

    SoniaF

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Excellent dishes, attentive and friendly service. A little pricey, but excellent quality and flavour

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely loved the food! So much flavour, texture and balance, perfect portions. Plant based couldn’t get any better! Great service, and super friendly staff. Loved every item. Can’t wait to go back and try more things.

  37. M

    Mitch

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing! Will definitely be back - the pastas are incredible and the service is extremely friendly

  38. C

    Christopher

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great place, flavourful - must try! You have to go at least once if you’re plant-based or curious how good food tastes without any meat!

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sooo good!!! The food was amazing!!

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Can’t say enough about how kind and accommodating the staff were. I would recommend Gia to anyone just based off of their customer service.

FAQs

Gia is rated 4.8 stars by 107 OpenTable diners

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

Make a reservation

2 people

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Booked 47 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Gia

1214 Dundas St W Toronto, ON M6J 3B1

  • Neighbourhood

    Little Portugal / Dundas West

  • Hours of Operation

    Sun 12:00 pm–7:30 pm
    Lunch
    Thu, Fri 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Dinner
    Mon–Sat 6:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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