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Cafe Diplomatico

€€ - €€€Italian, , Pizza
594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
+1 416-534-4637
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This iconic italian cafe-restaurant in Little Italy is an affordable and unpretentious place that has been around for decades. I've been there a few times and the place is always very busy but never had to wait more than a few minutes to get a...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We come here all the time with friends and family. There is something for everyone here and its a great value. The pizza is tasty and can even be made gluten free. The pasta dishes are huge and filling. I really like the muscles appetizer...More

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I always cherish the ambiance and food at a good neighbourhood restaurant. More and more the chains are taking over our dining choices. This is one of those comfortable neighbourhood places. Friendly people, good hearty food. I had meat cannelloni which was delicious. All in...More

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Went in to meet a few friends for a late lunch! Dining room was steady & our waitress was excellent. We all had some appetizers and shared a large pizza. Great food, the Caesar Salad was excellent, the pizza even better! Definitely would visit again!

Thank Strifium
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I liked the flexibility of the menu - you can choose the sauce for your pasta, build your own pizza etc, so that you're not stuck with a rigid set of dishes. I thought the food was great - the meal was filling, but not...More

Thank sometimesong
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This was a pleasant visit overall, and the staff are very adaptive to their language barriers. The food is great, but don’t expect fine dining here. It’s a lovely casual space on a corner in Little Italy so come here for the atmosphere and the...More

Thank ConnorYM
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place has a great open patio and lots of nice tables inside too. Famous for a meeting place to have some fun with friends and family. Forget the food, it is average to say the best, shortcuts in everything: Italian food is famous for...More

Thank kristinasouth
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Famous for reasons other than its food, this place still manages to deliver a decent meal without breaking the bank. For those wanting to watch soccer, there is usually a game on of some kind, and the food is good.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I have always a lot of good things about this place but never tried it. I was impressed with the place; variety of food, service, and price. I find the place is very reasonably priced for the food quality and portion. Advice it gets very...More

Thank Mag G
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place use to be one of my favorite. They have a great patio where you can enjoy some nice soccer matches. The arancini balls (rice balls) looked frozen. However, the tortellini alla panna was delicious. I will only come back to have some more...More

Thank Orestes P
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-4637
  • E-mail
Opened in 1968, at Cafe Diplomatico, we are known for our breakfast specials, delicious pizzas, panzerottos, calzones, pastas as well as our create-your-own menu items. We also specialize in coffees, gelatos and cannolis, creating a classic spin on North American Italian food while offering vegetarian and gluten-free options. Our heated outdoor patio features a large video board, plus additional smaller screens, perfect for major sporting events, soccer matches (PL, Serie A, La Liga, etc) and our feature movie nights. Join us for our happy hour specials after 10PM Sundays to Thursdays to enjoy half-priced wine bottles and $3.50 bar rails.
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