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Vaticano

#732 of 6,785 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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25 Bellair St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3L3, Canada
+1 416-924-4967
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fourth year for our family Christmas dinner at Vaticano. Each time we have received excellent service and tasty food for our party of 9 to 11. This year Roshan was especially attentive and gave great advice for wine, entrees, and dessert. We definitely will reserve for next Christmas. Thank you Felice Vacca for your wonderful slice of... More 

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Thank Thomas S
Toronto, Canada
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189 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vaticano may have its limitations for some, such as a very old-school Italian menu and above average prices – but for my daughter and I, who’ve been coming here for a decade now every Christmas, it’ll always be steeped in some of that Christmas magic. They're one of the few places open on the 25th and probably the best in... More 

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1 Thank Colin F
Toronto, Canada
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245 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ultimately disappointing. The decor is dated, the lentil vegetable soup was over salted and the veal piccata came with 2 small pieces and one potato slice. Service was attentive but considering all the great Italian in Toronto will never go back.

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Thank Dany L
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

On Saturday evening we were attending a special event near Yorkville. As we often do before heading out, we scouted several nearby restaurants, to find a nice restaurant where we could kick off the evening with a special dinner. We thought we had found such a place in Vaticano's - we were wrong. We were seated in a very small... More 

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2 Thank Rosie-and-Mr-B
TORONTO
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Living in Toronto you tend to stick to restaurants that you're familiar with, but I've decided to change that and start going to new place that have existed for a very very long time!! Like for this place The Vaticano in Yorkville has been around for as long as I can remember. This placed has hosted some of the A... More 

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Thank alyd72
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I have taken many business Clients (bankers) to Vaticano over the years, always over priced but usually worth it. However my last visit was catostrophic. The lights were so dim we could barely See each other nevermind our paperwork or food... Which should have been a sign AS what was coming.... The service was atrocious. No eye contact, no cheerfulness.... More 

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Thank Brenda H
Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were a group of seven and had a reservation. The setting of this restaurant is quite good with the tables apart enough from each other and no loud music to allow easy conversation. We shared three different bruschettas (plain, with cheese and with mushrooms). All were very good, especially the mushroom one. Some of the entrees we had were... More 

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Canada
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291 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Truly lovely and attentive service without being overbearing. Ate from the lunch menu. Soup was hearty and flavourful. Calamari was lovely and fresh. The gnocchi was perfectly cooked in a rich rose sauce, while the funghi pizza was remarkably flavourful. Huge portions! One meal was enough for two...so, we did a lot of sharing. Really reasonably priced. Will be back!

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Thank Perpetual-Motion1
London, Canada
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122 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I, had a lovely dinner here. Pros: atmosphere is great, dimly lit, open doorway, lots of busy tables, not too loud so easy for conversation and pleasant service. Cons: We love fresh pasta, but the food was average. It was good and the pasta dishes met expectations and did not ruin our experience, but it wasn't the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Tired place, crazy expensive bottled wine, the house wine is not good at all, main dish was average. I expected so much more after reading the reviews here. Very disappointed. There are many more impressive places within the area that are much higher quality and much better value for the same price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Bellair St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-924-4967

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

Staying in Midtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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