Top Italian Restaurants in Toronto

Apr. 20 2018, 11:05 am

The derogatory term terroni has acquired a different sense in Toronto, which comparing numbers is the seventh largest Italian city for population density. Over 400 thousand Toronto citizens boast Italian heritage, and the number of Italian businesses is uncountable. Among zillions of bad imitations, there are sublime, hard-working restaurants. And some of the best and most delightful Italian wine collections around.

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Sotto Sotto

Average Price: $ 70
This is the most solid Italian restaurant in Toronto. From the olive oil to the espressp, from the texture of the risotto to the creamy and tangy character of the Carbonara: everything tastes like...
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Pizzeria Defina

Average Price: $ 30
Defina displays a very warm and friendly atmosphere. Located in the colorful quarter of Roncesvalles Village, Defina offers both Roman style pizza, fragrant and thin, and Neapolitan , fluffy with a...
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Toca

Average Price: $ 60
Located inside The Ritz - Carlton Hotel, in the prestigious Performing Arts & Theater district, this place is in the true heart of the city. The collaboration with talented chef Oliver Glowig...
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Ardo Restaurant

Average Price: $ 60
Ardo smells of Sicily and Mediterranean scrub. This is the realm of chef Roberto Marotta a native of Milazzo now Canada resident. The recipes belong to his family and the main product is fresh fish...
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L'Unità

Average Price: $ 35
There is a lively atmosphere in this Toronto wine bar, located in an area featuring several quality Italian restaurants. There is good music; the service is friendly and laid back. Bottles are well...
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Speducci Mercatto

Average Price: $ 30
It’s worth going out of your way, leaving the center of Toronto, to visit Gabriele Paganelli’s second location. He also owns Romagna Mia. You can buy excellent salumi and meat to take home or eat...
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Terroni Bar Centrale - Yonge At Price

Average Price: $ 30
Cosimo Mammoliti and partner Paolo Scoppio started the successful project in 1992. Now the pizzerias, restaurants and bakeries between Toronto and Los Angeles are ten. Stylish design and large...
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La Bettola di Terroni

Average Price: $ 40
Terroni is considered the original Italian hangout in Toronto, with five locations around town it Cosimo Mammoliti and his family have created a choice of different food depending on the restaurant...
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Mistura

Average Price: $ 70
Since 1997 a Toronto classic for Italian restaurants. Sophisticated interpretation of classic northern Italian dishes, Massimo Capra celebrates fine Italian dining inside a handsome for the best...
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Cibo Wine Bar

Average Price: $ 40
Comments: Resto-lounge-Old school Italian food with traditional dishes carefully prepared by executive chef Saverio Marci with Made in Italy-only ingredients. 8,000-square foot space lofty and plush,...
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Carisma

Average Price: $ 50
Carisma is the latest of a legacy of seductive traditional Italian restaurants by Michael Pagliaro, long established restaurateur in Toronto. His is a cooking style that Toronto knows and loves, old...
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Buca

Average Price: $ 45
Few places encapsulate Toronto’s dining culture better than Buca, where executive chef Rob Gentile prepares some of the city’s most original and intricate plates in a bare-bones industrial room....
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Pizzeria Libretto Ossington

Average Price: $ 30
Authentic Neapolitan pizza, with a thick crust and all the rest. The secret lies in the oven - built by a Neapolitan manufacturer - along with flour, mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes and not much...