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About Vibo Restaurant

ViBo Restaurant says...

Rich in tradition while modern in approach, Vibo (formerly Villa Borghese) has been a staple in the Kingsway area for more than 40 years.

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.

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.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood, Continental

Hours of Operation:


Lunch:

Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm


Dinner:

Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm


Closed Mondays

Cross Street:
Royal York

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 239-1286

Website:
http://www.vibo.ca/

Entertainment:
We have live piano music playing from our Baby Grand piano every Wednesday to Saturday evening!

Parking Details:
City parking is located on Bloor St. and on the side streets. There is also a large Green P parking located behind the building on the north side of the street.

Public Transport:
Our closest subway stop is Royal York Station. From the main entrance walk south to Bloor St. Cross the street to the south side and we are one block east of Royal York Road.

Private Party Facilities:
Our Elegant Private room situated on our second floor boasts large windows and a fireplace creating an ideal setting for a business meeting,friendly party, or family function.
Our private room will seat up to 25 people for dinner. Vibo also has areas which will host up to 50 or 100 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Manager: (416) 239-1286

Additional:
Banquet, Entertainment, Fireplace, Private Room, Wine

Vibo Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.6

Service

4.6

Ambience

4.4

Value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (23)
Neighbourhood Gem (20)
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Good for a Date (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Notable Wine List (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Business Meals (11)
Romance (10)
Authentic (10)
Live Music (9)
Lunch (9)
Group Bookings (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Casual (6)
Cozy (6)
Fun (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Child-Friendly (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Seasonal (2)
Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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Late-Night Find (1)
Paleo-Friendly (1)
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined 5 days ago

I frequent this restaurant often, the food is always what bring us back, excellent daily features, and the regular menu is fantastic. The veal is probably the best in the city. Service is always over the top, ownership takes great pride in his restaurant and it shows. I highly recommend this spot.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal
Food4
Ambience2
Service1
Value1

 
·Dined on December 2, 2017

We had to wait 2 hours for our main course! The waitress didn't even come to say sorry or that it would be a wait! They should have given us an appetizer since we waited for 2 hours. I understand it was very busy but they should have done something since we had to wait 2 hours!

Tags: Fun
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on December 1, 2017

Food, service, ambiance, waiter, were all excellent. A great spot in the wet tend of Toronto.

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I had occasion to meet with friends for lunch. I had not seen them for 20 years. One lives in New York while the other lives in Palgrave. They asked me to arrange lunch and as an Etobicoke resident, I did not hesitate to recommend we meet at Vibo.
The food, service, ambiance and comfort is superior at this restaurant. I would highly recommend Vibo for any occasion. Very consistent.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on November 29, 2017

We had a very pleasant experience. Good food and good service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion
Food2
Ambience2
Service2
Value2

 
·Dined on November 19, 2017

Overall food was just fair. went for my wife's birthday and had not seen the restaurant after renovation......overall we generally like the restaurant. This time however was pretty average for the price. Waited 30 minutes for waiter to approach us for drinks. Food came fairly quickly after ordered. Son's $47. steak was under-cooked. My wife thought her Risotto was just ok.
The menu was pretty much the same after the renovation, we were hoping for a bit of new options. Not sure what they were going for in the renovated interior. It's a bit of a mish mash of different decorating. So overall for a $400. dinner, the result was pretty average.

Tags: Kid-friendly
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Repas extraordinaire à un prix plus que raisonnable!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent, attentive service and great food. We will definitely be back!

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great evening with friends! Friendly service and all 4 of us had great meals. We have never been there but we would definitely go back

Food3
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 28, 2017

It was my Dad's special 70th Birthday dinner. He is hard of hearing, so I need someplace special but without alot of noise, so we could all talk. The round table was perfect. The meal was great. We had a really lovely evening. Thank you.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Really appreciated Vibo for taking a large group (7) for a special occasion. I also called
saying we were 15mins late at a peak time and the staff were great - no hassle
Service was great and food even better

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Miami)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Looking for a good restaurant to take customers while meeting near the Toronto airport. Vibo popped up. Really good food and service. Veal was excellent. Good wine selection, deserts were great. Enjoyable all the way around.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent value for the food. The food was delicious. The waitress recommended a wine for me and it was quite perfect for my meal. Excellent service. She truly listened to our needs and was not in a hurry even though it was a busy Saturday night.
The piano music was lovely although I would have liked less "lobby music" and more recognizable tunes.
I was in this restaurant many years ago and remember having many banquettes to sit at but now they only have them in the front. I found the chairs a bit uncomfortable.
I would definitely go back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Live Music, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 17, 2017

We ended up at vibo as my grandfather was visiting from out of town, the new renovations look fabulous and the overall dining experience was great. I would definitely recommend vibos for anyone looking to have a great dinner, excellent service and a large array of wines to choose from !

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Good for a Date
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 17, 2017

We had dinner here last week, a birthday family gathering 3 years ago, and first came 20 years ago - every time, the service is wonderful, the food is classic Italian, everything is well executed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great Taste, great timing, high end service, exceeded my expectations

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 13, 2017

It had been many years since we ate there but the food was as good as we remember

Tags: Comfort Food
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 10, 2017

friendly atmosphere, good service, and very accommodating server

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Beautiful food, fabulous service, quite perfect from start to finish. The live piano was a lovely surprise. Our dinner at Vibo was a terrific way to celebrate a special family moment. Thank you!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 30, 2017

This was our first visit to Vibo for our entire table. We had a great experience and will be returning again, for sure.
We found the atmosphere, service, food and entertainment to be nothing short of fantastic.
The serving staff were very professional, exceptionally knowledgeable and fun. They made our experience even more enjoyable.
There I no doubt Vibo has a tremendous management team with a very strong focus on customer service.
Thanks to all for making my wife's birthday experience an exceptional evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 26, 2017

This was my first visit to Vibo. I was looking for a nice location, with a well received menu, for a reunion with a friend I had not seen in over 45 years. The staff at Vibo did not disappoint. Our waiter was fantastic! Friendly, cheerful, attentive ( but also intuitive enough to stand down when he knew we were in the middle of a conversation) and professional in that he took my allergies very seriously and helped create a delicious safe meal for me. The food was absolutely delicious. The atmosphere was lovely and conducive to the type of catching up my friend and I had to do lol. (I loved the bar area, although we didn't sit there... next time ).
I truly look forward to dining there again, and using the ease of "Open Table" to reserve a table.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Forgot how good the food was here. Will be back soon.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Business Meals
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 20, 2017

Love the new look. Much brighter. Seemed so dark before. Service was amazing. Much to choose from on the menu. Food was beyond excellent. We live thus place. Thank you for a great evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Have not been here since renovations!
Decor has changed, but food is till up to the usual high standard.
Addition of Piano and music during dinner was a nice touch.
Staff is very good and attentive.
Enjoyed my night, will most likely go back again!

Tags: Comfort Food
Food4
Ambience3
Service4
Value3

 
 (Tallahassee)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful meal! The wine list was amazing too!

Tags: Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 8, 2017

Amazing food, Amazing service, Amazing space, great value and fantastic owners. Would recommend to anyone looking for a great night out.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 5, 2017

It was my granddaughter's 18th birthday and we all loved our dinner and the whole evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 5, 2017

We hadn't been to VIBO for several years. Friends told us they go there frequently and told us how much they enjoyed it. It was our wedding anniversary and since VIBO had been recommended by our friends, we decided to try it. We were very pleased that we did. The food and service were excellent.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Authentic
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 1, 2017

From the moment we walked in, the service was exceptional. The waiter we had was knowledgeable on both food and drink. The calamari was freshly cut and fried and very tender. Our main dishes were equally delicious and made with quality ingredients. Dessert was also good but not to the same level as the appetizers and main course but still quite delicious. Will definitely be heading back for another dinner there! Live piano was amazing as well, you must try this gem.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Cozy, Live Music, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Food was wonderfulas akways. Liked the new decor. Very calm and serene

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience2
Service1
Value4

 
 (Naples)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Love the place but this night the noise at the back was overwhelming...large crowds next to us and the waiters were all over the place........disappointed!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch
Food3
Ambience2
Service2
Value2

 
·Dined on August 29, 2017

I think we were at VIBO on a bad night, food took an extraordinarily long time to come from the kitchen. The seafood pasta was thin on seafood, our friend ordered liver that she said was excellent and my wife had the lasagna which she liked. At these prices, the food simply has to be better.

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Renos look good. Brighter and less old school than before but it's still old school.

Food4
Ambience3
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on July 22, 2017

Asked for a quiet table and received one. Service was very good and he was informative. On point.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on July 21, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The waiter was very attentive but did not rush us . The food and wine were excellent.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Live Music
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Dinner was absolutely delicious. The service was fantastic. It was my first time at Vibo but I will definitely be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service3
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 21, 2017

The food is very good and normally so is the service. The service was lacking this time. We will be back however.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on July 20, 2017

We Celebrated a birthday at Vibo and we found that the food was outstanding. The staff was very good and the wine list was fairly extensive and not crazy expensive. There were 5 of us and we all agreed that we would love to come back. We would all recommend.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Awesome evening all around.
We were right by the piano which was a little too loud but only because we were right beside it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Nice round table for five. Piano music was soft and mood setting. Everyone loved their meals. We picked a great 2009 Bordeaux. Stayed for almost 3 hours....great evening.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy

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