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Paese Ristorante Bathurst St.

$$ - $$$
North York
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3827 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M3H3N1, Canada (Bathurst and Wilson)
+1 416-631-6585
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 23:30
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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many years ago I had eaten here a few times and was not too impressed so I stopped going . Then a year ago a friend wanted to take me here for my birthday. Since she was treating, of course I had to say yes to this restaurant. What a pleasant surprise it was. The food was very good. Since... More 

Thank Toronto_CanadaSharon
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very fresh food, great octopus, great pasta....this place never disappoints. The food selection and quality of food is always good and I always walk away wondering why I don't come here more often (probably because it's too close to home). It's not a hipster duffice kind of place- they are very relaxed and authentic. If your looking for a good... More 

Thank jgagent2015
Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was a little surprised when a friend referred me to this restaurant. Bathurst north of Wilson? Not the restaurant hub of the city. Anyway, appearances can be deceiving. We had an 8 PM reservation on Saturday. The place was hopping. There was plenty of free parking (after all, as I say, a stripmall), not an insignificant detail for me.... More 

Thank DW22222014
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Customer service is great. Staff is very knowledgeable about their food and wines. Grilled calamari was great, however the spinach underneath was drenched in butter. Spaghetti carbonara had to be sent back as it was lukewarm. Pancetta was overcooked and hard (I actually thought I cracked my tooth). I would not recommend this dish at all. Caramel apple cheesecake desert... More 

Thank Sharon G
Level Contributor
6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Three of us had pizza. It was dry and tasteless I had a pasta which was mediocre. They have a varied menu. Did we just order badly?. I expect the standard to be uniform.

Thank Harold T
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although, it was a Tuesday night, it was packed. Service was very slow and when we politely asked where are Mains were, we had waited at least 40 minutes after appetizers, the server was extremely rude with the comment "Complaining about it won't make it arrive any sooner". I understand it was busy but there is never an excuse for... More 

Thank calileoMarkham
Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Was at a dinner with four people for an unexpected outing. The place was packed - reservations were a bit behind. Our waitress was a pleasure. A lovely woman who engaged in discussion, gave suggestions etc. I had the branzino and wild rice and veggies. It was cooked perfectly. My caesar salad was fresh and crunchy. O

Thank shadowlove
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Our family had a reunion over dinner in one of the private rooms upstairs. There were over twenty adults and everyone had a great time. We could hear each other easily when we talked. The service was outstanding and they accommodated our food sensitivities with grace. The warmed olive appetizer featured the best tasting olives we’ve had since a wine... More 

Thank Jay_and_Rita
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Paese has two rooms upstairs to cater for private parties. I have been to both, for larger events with pre-arranged menus and, last week, for a smaller gathering of a dozen people, where we ordered from the regular downstairs menu. At their suggestion, we shared a couple of pizzas and some polenta fries as appetizers with cocktails and then sat... More 

Thank tgtoronto
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The Service is not bad but they charged too much and not deserve to pay $24 for Beef Short Rib Ravioli ( came in shock with only few pieces -5 pcs) and small coke for $2.75 without refill and i guessed it was refillable and order 2nd one came up at the end charging me 2 glasses of Coke. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3827 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario M3H3N1, Canada
    (Bathurst and Wilson)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-631-6585

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

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