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Bar Italia

582 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
+1 416-535-3621
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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582 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We strolled by it looked inviting so we walked in. The staff was cordial, the environment was very comfortable and the food is supposed to be the star attraction in any restaurant...here it certainly was! Everything was expertly prepared and sumptuous. Wish we had a...More

Thank perl13
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Bar Italia is on College Street west of Bathurst. I have been there several times before, and recently had an opportunity to meet a colleague there for lunch. It is an unassuming place - in fact I walked right past it. Bar Italia has a...More

1  Thank SeanOden
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Wonderful, I really liked their coffee, it has an excellent location and very good attention. Unfortunately I did not know the site, I met it by coincidence but I loved it. It has an excellent view and the place is very beautiful

Thank Hernan M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went to Bar Italia for Winterlicious. Its a great way to try new restaurants. The service as great, the lone waiter was wonderful and attentive and also gave our party time to linger as well. We had the booth - the seats were a bit...More

Thank torontoshutterbug65
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I didn't realize this was the same spot where we had hosted a business dinner just a month before in their upstairs private room. One month later I'm here with a friend looking for some espresso and dessert on a weekend evening. Some of the...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Bar Italia is my favourite Italian restaurant in Toronto! Both the food and customer service are unparalleled. The staff will go to any length to accommodate special requests and make guests feel special. I order from Bar Italia via the Foodora app atleast once a...More

Thank Kaitlin C
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Our third time at Bar Italia this year; there's a level of comfort, familiarity, and consistency we really appreciate in the food, service, and atmosphere. Some of our favorites: pan seared calamari, pasta Bolognese, chicken parmigiana, and salmon; desserts -- lemon tart, tiramisu, gelato, and...More

1  Thank Rod G
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a big group in the upper private room on business. We weren't too pleased at the timing as each course took a little long to come out however when it did it was exceptional. This is known as a Toronto staple and lives...More

1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Second trip here, I enjoyed more then my first. Food seemed fresher and service more efficient. We were greeted at the door, shown our seats and promptly had a server at our table, we had several bottles of wine and for a large group (15...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Ladies nite out was a blast at Bar italia. A charming server {Alan?} told us the specials while entertaining us at the same time. Two of us had the recommended rack of lamb ( note: its not on the menu so ask your server about...More

1  Thank yorkvilleg8
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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 582 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: If travelling by Subway, exit at Bathurst station and take the streetcar southbound. Exit at College Street and transfer westbound to either Euclid or Clinton.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-535-3621
  • E-mail
A landmark of Little Italy since 1996, "the chic" Bar Italia (New York Times) is the place to find the very best in upscale casual dining! You are sure to love our outstanding new world and Italian wines and diverse menu of classic Italian cuisine featuring delicious pastas, antipasto and delectable secondi. Devour an award winning Dolci - tiramisu, flourless chocolate truffle cake, tangy lemon tart or smooth gelato, all made in our bake shop! There's also a lot of excitement upstairs at Bar Italia, overlooking College Street in one of downtown Toronto's most colorful cityscapes and hosting some of the city's most exciting events! Our Private Dining Room and our Upstairs Lounge can work individually or combined for all kinds of special occasions, events and meetings, including weddings, corporate functions, birthdays, private dinners, cocktail socials, launch parties or networking events. With events held here regularly, you never know who you're going to run into next at this popular hot spot!
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