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La Bruschetta

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West End
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1317 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6E 1C2, Canada (Dufferin St)
+1 416-656-8622
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always great food at this small, family-run restaurant! Staff is warm and attentive, making you feel like one of the family. Good wine reccomnendations on wine to go with your meal.

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Thank Elaine B
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Top choice with our family!! Always great food and wine, great service and good time. Authentic Italian cuisine at it's finest. Without a doubt you will feel right at home.

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Thank shannon l
Toronto
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stumbled on this place in the Corsa Italia neighbourhood of Toronto. Great family run restaurant. One of the owners, Silvia, personally greeted us to explain the menu and history and roots of their food from Italy. Pasta was fresh and cooked perfectly. The last time I had pasta this great was a few years ago in Italy Salads were fantastic.... More 

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Thank CanadaOntarioGuy
Mississauga, Canada
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115 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I've been coming here for years. Overall, a fantastic place to eat. VERY authentic. Yes, there's no pizza per se here, but don't let that scare you off! Great atmosphere, great food, and great service (although in a homey way as opposed to a professional way). Prices are moderate - not exactly cheap, but are very fair for the quality... More 

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Thank cober6711
Toronto, Canada
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This restaurant has been in the "hood for a long time. It's still family-owned and has great atmosphere, excellent food and very good service. If you don't run into people you know, by the time you leave, you'll feel like you know everyone! Great place for a special occasion or just a nice evening out.

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Thank Phyllis B
Toronto, Canada
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110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Great to go to a mid range restaurant at lunch time and have white table clothes and excellent service. My friend has dietary restrictions and she was offered a long list of special dishes they would cook just for her on the spot. All very friendly and low key.

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Thank Chris S
Toronto
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161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is my favorit resturant away from home. It is simply good authentic Italian resturant, the presentation is exactly like you will get in any Italian home, the service may be sometime slow but it is exactly what the Italian approach is, no rush, but when the food comes it is very tasty. If you wish to enjoy a real... More 

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Thank MidnightinParis8
Toronto
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

This is a jewel- a family owned and operated restaurant that really cares about their customers. The food is fresh and delicious and the value is amazing.

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Thank wayne09toronto
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

If you're looking for an authentic italian food experience....and excellent food at that, this is the place to go. From the fresh pasta, homemade tomato sauce to the meat and fish dishes, everything is fantastic including the great ambience. It's like sitting in your nonna's house, warm and welcoming. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for two, or a... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

While food was generally good, wine and service waned. Our waiter spilled wine over one of our guest, and didn't serve meals as ordered to people. Wine was "weak"', what more can I say.

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Thank Candiacubs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario M6E 1C2, Canada
    (Dufferin St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-656-8622

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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