Rich in tradition while modern in approach, Vibo (formerly Villa Borghese) has been a staple in the Kingsway area for more than 45 years.
FOR LARGE GROUP OR PRIVATE DINING PLEASE CALL VIBO AT 416-239-1286
The menu strikes a harmonious balance between authentic Italian flavours and contemporary cuisine and changes to reflect what is fresh and in season.
Let our wood burning fire place set the mood for the evening or have the live piano music entertain you. Our private dining room may be used for business meetings or festive occasions alike.
PLEASE CALL VIBO FOR BOOKING IN OUR PRIVATE ROOM
The warm ambiance, friendly, and professional staff make this casual fine dining restaurant the ideal setting for any occasion.
A visit to Vibo will be an experience in true Italian hospitality. FOR LARGE GROUP BOOKINGS OR AVAILABILITY, PLEASE CALL VIBO AT 416-239-1286
Fresh food creatively prepared and excellent service
Feed was good, service was excellent. They sat us right beside a wood burning fireplace which was great.
It felt a little overpriced.
We are regulars and went there for Valentine’s Day. We were not aware of the prix fixe menu (though it was probably stated somewhere and I just didn’t notice) - 80$ for a 3 course meal. The meal was exquisite with very very generous portions. Yummy! The reservations were staggered so we didn’t feel congested even though it was a busy night. Vibo never disappoints.
Valentine’s Eve and last day of Winterlicious so it was busy. Service was good and quite fast. Wine list was good with many options and price points.
It has a busy but not frenetic atmosphere.
We’ll be back.
Nice winterlicious deal
We came to celebrate Valentines’s Day early and take advantage of Winterlicious. The warm mushroom salad was outstanding. The osso buco was good but the sauce was much too weak, too bland, to pair with the polenta.
The Warm Forest Mushroom salad and Warm sticky toffee caramel date cake with cafe latte gelato is perfect for the winter weather.
Disappointed with the food and service for Winterlicious. Had the pork tenderloin and it wasn't bad but came with a side of roast potatoes and spinach which was tasteless and looked awful...a blob of green on the plate. Our entree took an hour and we had to ask about it. We paid for 2 hours for parking and had to rush through lunch and our bill came with our dessert so we could get to the car in time. It's a lovely restaurant and would go back but not at Winterlicious
Excellent service by Terry. Food was very good, which is normal for Vibo. We have been a customer for over 40 years and just keep coming back. We know that we can always depend on having a great meal
They were sorely understaffed. Our poor waiter tried his best but could not keep up with the demand for his service. We had to wait for an hour for our food. The food was good but when one of our party got the wrong dish the chef tried to lie his way out of it. He tried to pass it off as the right dish.
Hello Egidia, Yes with Winterlicious, reservations can go from 40 guests to 80 just a few hours before the shift. I would have loved to help you if you believe our Chef would lie to a guest, that would be totally inappropriate. As well either the dish is the right one or the wrong one. The Winterlicious program has 5 choices of main dishes. Please let u know how we can help the next time you are in. Glad you enjoyed the food! Thank you, Luca
We all enjoyed different dishes from the Winterlicious menu as well as the regular menu. Especially liked the Pork Tenderloin
This was our third visit to Vibo and as always, it was wonderful. The food is fantastic and our server was very attentive, positive and friendly. We look forward to our next visit.
We went for a winterlicious lunch and enjoyed our lunch and stay very much - with one notable exception. Warm mushroom salad and rice ball appetizers were excellent. Mains were good, however, the vegetables that accompanied 2 of the mains ranged from luke warm to cold. But we didn't go for the vegetables! Desserts were very good. The big disappointment was the wine list. The cheapest wine, as I recall was $48 a bottle. I'll gladly pay that for a decent wine however, in this case it was a wine you can pick up at the LCBO for $8. A 6X mark up is a bit much in my opinion. We always enjoy wine with our restaurant meals but tend to shun those restaurants that have an excessive markup. So we'll likely pass on Vibo in the future.
Hello We are so happy you enjoyed your $28 Winterlicous 3 course meal lunch. Yes the most accessible wine is priced at $46 a bottle. Our wines are all decent. The mark ups we charge are greater with the more accessible choices. As the prices go up the mark ups go down as well. A $60 wine is a below industry standard 3 times mark up. The mark ups we charge, pay our server chefs property tax utilities for chairs tables linens bread olive oil balsamic vinegar, butter - all included in the price.
Had a lovely selection of options for winterlicious across all parts of the meal. Would definitely recommend.
We had a nice dining experience for our first visit to this restaurant during Winterlicious.
The place is decorated very tastefully (I loved the stained glass windows) , a great mixture of modern and old. The Winterlicious offering was great, we had a hard time to choose. Everything was delicious! The only thing that I was not impressed about was the service. It seemed like they forgot about us, so we had to actually ask for a server after a while. Once they were notified though, our server was very attentive.
All in all it was a great experience and we are definitely going back!
The gnocchi were like light deliciously delightful pillows.
I had them in a half gorgonzola, half red sauce, Rose sauce. Perfect.
The calamari were crisp & the best i have had. I find them often oversalted elsewhere.
I had my fathers after funeral reception there last August. The meal & service were impeccable. My father would have approved.
I have visited Vibo many times and it has never failed to please. Good food, good service and nice ambiance, especially with piano playing in the evening.
Tried the restaurant as part of the “Winterlicuous” promotion. Was not disappointed. An excellent cocktail menu and multiple vegetarian choices were pleasant surprises to compliment great service and excellent proximity to the subway
You cannot go wrong going to VIBO. The staff are outstanding and are very professional. A very friendly restaurant. the food is amazing.
The meal was very good value ,service was good ,they were busy ,timing and pacing excellent,a minor complaint is that they substituted spinach for the snow peas ,unfortunately the spinach had too much garlic (I have a hyper sensitivity) ,the ARCTIC CHAR was very good, the saffron sauce ,would have loved a little more ,service was personable ,they did well for the businesses level ,Overall a VERY GOOD value
Service well below par for a restaurant of this caliber.
Vibo is a Etobicoke staple! Great food, great service and amazing wine list. Definitely a must!
Amazing, as always
We stopped by here for the first time at the recommendation of friends and was not disappointed. Ambiance is nice, service is excellent, food was very good, prices were reasonable, and a decent wine list at different price points. I had the rabbit which was delicious, but be prepared for bones, my gf had the veal picata that she said was tasty and tender, and one other at the table had the gnocchi and couldn't stop raving about it! All in all color me impressed. I'd definitely go back and would easily recommend it.
Our server Jay was outstanding! We had a memorable dinner
I love everything about this restaurant. I eat here often and always enjoy my meal.
Always excellent , always know your meal will be fantastic. Neighbour gem.
We ordered the snapper, the cod and a pasta dish that was a lamb ragout and all three were delicious. The service was very good and the general experience was quite lovely. My only complaint would be that the wine prices are too high.
Great evening and vibe at Vibo
New Year’s Eve was so fun. And food delicious. Set menu was varied. Something for everyone and not overpriced.
An excellent eating experience! We were a party of five and everyone was very complimentary of their meals. We also experienced attentive service the entire evening. Highly recommend.
We are new to the area. We have dined at ViBo twice and have a party there in early Jan. We and our guests have enjoyed the food and dining experience immensely.
VIBO never disappoints! I've moved away from the area but still consider it my favourite Italian restaurant and dine there for most special occasions!
Everything was outstanding I had the penne ala vodka and found it dry I would have preferred a little more creamy.
The best seafood pasta in Toronto
The evening was very successful. Everyone loved the food and was very impressed with the excellent service- attentive but not intrusive. Special requests were taken easily and delivered as requested. They accodated our group of 9 readily. The owner was gracious and very professional. We will return soon.
We have been going to Vibo restaurant for a great many years and this year was a great disappointment. My meal was at best mediocre our friend returned her fish which was over cooked and my apple pecan salad had very little pecans if any. All four of us stated that it will be a very long time before we would go back the only saving grace was our waitress who did try her best.
Thank you for your feedback. This is not what we like to provide for our guests. We apologize to you and your friends for your lamb dish which was a touch under cooked and our Server immediately replaced with a lamb rack which was cooked appropriately. Yes the fish, Grouper, is very lean with little fat or moisture. We tried to replace the dish and your guest declined and the dish was not billed. We appreciate your feed back here and on Tripadvisor as we strive to better ourselves. Thank you
Great food. Get the lamb chops.
Love the Branzino. Great neighborhood restaurant and delicious food. Always consistent.
Service was slow considering it was a Monday night.
$15 for Chocolate Molten cake was excessive given that it was very small and under cooked.