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Taverna Italian Kitchen

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219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
+1 306-652-6366
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is the bomb Luigi will leave u happier then ever best Italian in the city. We highly recommend eating here let Luigi take you on an orgasmic mouth ride.😗

Thank Jolene N
Saskatoon, Canada
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176 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent on all counts: good food, prompt service without being obtrusive, reasonable price for the quality of the food. I particularly like the ravioli.

Thank GuatadeLapis
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would think that I would fine the best Gnocchi I've ever had. I traveled in many parts of the world, including many locations Italy. Taverna has the best. Excellent service. Decor is out dated, for this who care, but we're talking food and service. Excellent.

Thank sudsg58
Regina, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing dining experience with Thomas and Luigi tonight at Taverna. Excellent food and service and best of all fun! Thanks Luigi for our mini Italin holiday in your fantastic restaurant.

Thank Brenda A
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted to our table, and within minutes, Luigi came to our table. Requested our menus and asked if he could provide us with his choices for the evening. The menu is overwhelming in choices, and Luigi just made it easy to relax and enjoy great food. I can't say for sure what we really had, but all of... More 

Thank Marie P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We made reservations on a recommendation from my husband's co-worker, based on his experience the last time he was here. The reservation was for our anniversary dinner. We were really excited to have authentic Italian, as it's difficult to come by. From the start, I could tell our waitress had no interest in us. I asked her what she recommended... More 

Thank Sacha W
Regina, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for the best bruschetta in Western Canada this is the place to go. You may think I'm overstating this but I've travelled all over for work and every time I always indulge in some Italian cuisine while on my travels. For the past 5 to 10 years of trying different places for bruschetta I can't help myself... More 

Thank Nathan R
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating our 10th anniversary and what better venue to observe this special day in our lives but Taverna. We have been here before and have never been diappointed. The food was sublime, the decor inspiring and the server was attentive without being intrusive.

Thank Jeanne T
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Food and service are the best here! Authentic italian pasta and pizza. Been so many times my wife and I lost count. Love it!

Thank Oscar Federico S
Saskatoon, Canada
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Had not eaten here for several years. The food was TOO salty so I stopped eating here. Heard they can now serve gluten-free meals so gave it a try. Not disappointed and will come back. Our server Luigi was a breath of fresh air and charming. He recommended a gluten-free lunch dish that my companion said was delicious and did... More 

Thank HIB306

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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$11 - US$33
Pizza, Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon
  • Phone Number: +1 306-652-6366
Taverna Italian Kitchen is nestled in Saskatoon's historic downtown core within walking distance of a number of major hotels in the renowned entertainment district. The building was originally a department store dating back to 1909. In 1969, Taverna started serving fantastic authentic Italian dishes in this charming setting. Taverna's limited intervention style of Italian cooking is inspired by the spirit of relaxed enjoyment. We don't try and upstage our food with elaborate techniques or clutter things up with fancy sauces. It's just simple respect for ingredients in their most elemental state. We strive with great passion to strike and ignite balance between rustic authenticity and subtle sophistication. Never losing touch with the romance of the old world.

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