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Enoteca Sociale

1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
+1 416-534-1200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They call it “A real Italian Wine Bar”, but for me it stands for the best Italian food ever (I’ve been to Italy). While the menu is only a page long, the selection of dishes based on seasonal ingredients represent what all Italians swear by:...More

Thank Anna_Trestain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to rave about here. I found the food to be good, but less than thrilling. Nothing on the menu really caught my eye or excited me. There are plenty of great restaurants in the city with more effort in their menu, sadly this place...More

Thank B N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, excellent service, good portions, great prices. (less than 200 $ for 3 plates, 1 entree, 1 dessert and 1 bottle of wine). The restaurant was way better than Boca.

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I found the place over priced for what you get. The steak was about $35 for an average cut of meat. One of their cheaper glasses of red wine was $20. The juice came out of a Tropicana bottle. It used to better before but...More

Thank Rupak_Traveler
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Dined here with five friends the other night. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. The chicken liver mousse for starters and the pastas - Carbonara and Amatriciana - were particularly excellent. Nice room and attentive service. Sticky toffee pudding and chocolate terrine were a great way...More

Thank TJGto
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The drinks, service, food and ambiance were all great. We had Arancini and Romanesco Salad to start, which were both very good. We then had Carbonara pasta, which isn't on the menu but they were kind enough to make, and the Tortellini in Brodo, which...More

Thank Hermy1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Enoteca Sociale is a very cozy and delicious Italian restaurant. Service was friendly and efficient during my visit. This also happens to be one of my wife's favorite places in the city, and she says it's always great and has been for years. For food...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had been meaning to try this slightly out-of-the-way Italian restaurant after reading glowing reviews. Turns out the reviews were true. If you like great tastes and textures, knowledgeable staff and an unpretentious vibe. It is worth the drive, streetcar or cab ride to Dundas...More

Thank cdngolfergal
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very pleasant night out for three brothers who hadn't seen each other in a while, and one daughter/niece who's a regular and recommended Enoteca Sociale for the family social summit. As stated by others, even for a Friday, parking wasn't an issue. Our server was...More

Thank ILikewhatILike
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I dined here with 12 business associates. We had our meal in the private wine cellar and indulged in the 65.00 set menu. Everything on the menu was delicious, the portions were perfect. The service was excellent! Though it was an interesting and unique/high end...More

1  Thank Michelle K
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
    (Coolmine Road)
  • Public Transportation: The #505 Dundas Streetcar stops at Dundas & Dovercourt, less than a 1 minute walk from our front door.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-1200
  • E-mail
Description
Enoteca Sociale is a real Italian Wine-Bar in the west end of Toronto. Sociale brings the concept of the Italian Enoteca to Toronto. Our value driven wine list focuses on hidden gems from various regions of Italy plus some of Ontario’s finest. We are proud to offer 80 wines under $80, available in tasting sizes thanks to our Enomatic system. Chef Rocco Agostino’s menu featurescad daily house made pasta with inspiration from classic Roman cuisine and local seasonal ingredients. Our very own cheese cave houses a selection of Ontario and Italian cheese. Simple, Honest and Natural.—Chef Rocco Agostino, Max Rimaldi & Daniel Clarke
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