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Giancarlo Trattoria

41 Clinton St, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2N9, Canada
+1 416-533-9619
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“veal chop” (5 reviews)
“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“farfalle” (2 reviews)
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41 Clinton St, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2N9, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for years, and they never seem to disappoint. We are always greeted with a smile, and every waiter we have had has always been attentive. We have never had a bad waiter or experience in this restaurant. Oh,...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Giancarlo Trattoria for my mother's birthday. A friend of mine recommended the risotto which was wild mushroom and salted cod with white wine, seafood broth and finished with truffle oil. Risotto was extremely bland it tasted like rice boiled in water in mushroom...More

Thank isokitaras
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is an interesting place where this establishment is not located on the main road in the little Italy. Ambience of the restaurant was great and their dishes were great (but a bit salty side - as I was once a chef in a small...More

Thank LifeAsJourney
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had a celebratory dinner here with a party of 13. The food was great, the service was good and the wine was terrific. They prepared some anitpasto platters that were amazing, frankly I could have just had that for my meal and would have...More

Thank TorontoANTo
Reviewed 11 July 2017

An open air meal in good sunlight, with street entertainment. Who could ask for more!! It was also the occasion of the Little Italy Street party.

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I have tried several of Giancarlo's famous pasta dishes, their famous veal chop and "the other veal dish" that someone referred to in his or her review and would say that you would be hard pressed to find tastier or better quality food in these...More

Thank discerningbuyerTO
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This place is hands down the best Italian place in Toronto. The food is consistently delicious and unique from the standard fare at other Italian places. On this visit, my partner and I were pleased with all that we ate. I ordered the gnocchi with...More

Thank Trvlbug31
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A warm and friendly welcome started our delectable experience at this very well run Italian restaurant. The 4 of us all had different mains that were all outstanding from veal chop, lamp, veal medallions and haddock. Beautifully presented, cooked to perfection and served in a...More

Thank julie c
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I had heard a lot about this restaurant and was looking forward to our visit. Very disappointed by the underwhelming food experience and poor service. Their wine cellar has some nice bottles though they are ridiculously topped up with some bottles lacking price, leaving the...More

1  Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Food is average at best and there not very friendly. Specially if you want the bring your own wine. But I will say there wines are not bad and reasonable price but the food average at best

Thank Garry H
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
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Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Clinton St, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-533-9619
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