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The Sicilian Sidewalk Cafe

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Little Italy
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710 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C3, Canada
+1 416-531-7755
Today
08:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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Cortland, New York
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We actually had a reason to make the long walk to this wonderful eatery. Hubby's co-worker is a relative of the owner, and she asked us to go there and take some pictures. Got the opportunity to meet the delightful Sicilian gentleman who owns this restaurant. Like all good Italians he is very proud of his heritage, and glad to... More 

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Thank Laurie P
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great cannoli freshly filled with good flavour. The ice cream of course and the tartuffi are fantastic. Nice sidewalk patio in summer.

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Thank Redtruck T
Manitoba, Canada
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

So that morning as we walked along College looking for a breakfast spot, we came across this gem. As we settled into a table on their patio, we were given both of their menus - breakfast and their everyday one. How decadent to have so many flavours of ice cream (how could we possibly choose?) and on waffles/crepes yet -... More 

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Thank rejuvenate
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Sicilian several times and it's always the perfect place for a relaxing gathering with friends.

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Thank Mildred J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, nice atmosphere, and great staff! I have been several times, and I have never been let down! Oh! And they make the best cannoli in town! Regular, pistachio, and Nutella! 😊

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Thank James L
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This place has more varieties of ice cream than you can imagine. Great family atmosphere, a good choice on a hot summer night.

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Thank Helen C
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I visited with friends one night then went back the next with my wife as we were in the area. The restaurant is known for gelato but I'm not sure if that's what they actually put into their crepes. Seems like regular vanilla ice cream that I can buy at the local grocery, and not the expensive stuff either. My... More 

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Thank Dpw198
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Crepes and Waffles are delicious and filling. Nicely presentable. Only thing I would complain about is the service and their lattes.

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Thank Ana P
Toronto, Canada
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Great Sunday afternoon to check things out at the Italian Fest on College street. We came across this place and we were promptly accommodated at a table by the terrace. A very courteous waitress took our orders and within a few minutes we were furnished with home made sangria, a large dish of antipasti and a prosciutto sandwich. Nice and... More 

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Thank Oscar R
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We had some great gelato here on a sunny June Sunday afternoon. This is a charming and inviting restaurant, apparently the oldest gelato place in Toronto. You can sit down or take your selection to go. A must see in Little Italy!

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Thank John K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 02:00
Monday
08:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 02:00
Thursday
08:30 - 02:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:00
Saturday
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-531-7755

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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?

Staying in Little Italy

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Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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