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“Family Dinner”
Review of Cosmo's Ristorante

Cosmo's Ristorante
Ranked #18 of 184 Restaurants in Orillia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$36
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Cosmo’s Ristorante serves a variety of simple, but sophisticated dishes including Vitello Di Mare (veal topped with crab, shrimp, hollandaise sauce), Pollo Al Cosmo (grilled chicken with peaches in a cream sauce) and Bistecca Di Mare (steak topped with shrimp, crab and hollandaise sauce) to name a few. Cosmo was approached one day if he would be interested in assisting opening a new restaurant, Carmines a Fine Dining restaurant in downtown Orillia. He worked for Carmines eight years. Over the years in the food serviceindustry Cosmo learned so much, that in 1989 he decided to open his own restaurant, Cosmo’s Ristorante with the help of his family, on 190 Memorial Avenue. He thought this was the way for him to share his heritage and tradition of Italian food. In 1995 Cosmo decided to relocate to downtown Orillia where the action was and moved to 90 Mississaga Street, Downtown Orillia.
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Experience authentic Italian cuisine run by a local family. I guarantee you will be treated like extra special guests at this extra special up-scale restaurant. You won't find Chef Boy-ar-dee here, sorry.

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

This restaurant has some of the best sauces you will find anywhere, especially the Calamari and Garlic Shrimp appetizers which are unique and are done with just the right amount of garlic (plenty).

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

There were 12 of us "neighbourhood" girls celebrating a milestone birthday for one of us. Great ambiance, great service, great food. Everyone enjoyed their meals - delicious!

Thank Kristine J
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Found this great spot based on Trip Advisor reviews! Arrived about 30 minutes early after a drive from Toronto but happily our table was ready. Had a lovely time. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was great. We all had veal dishes which everyone throughly enjoyed. We will definetely return!

Thank Dawn_Nadeau
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

We ended up in Orillia over the noon hour and because the Mariposa Market was more than packed,we headed across the street to Cosmo's. Our first time there. Their lunch menu features a variety of dishes, all under $15; features several salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes of course, ( No pizza) and the "Cosmo's Omlette" which i chose. The friendly waitress brought out a basket of baguette slices, which would have been nicer warm. The Omlette itself was delicious and it came with a nice side salad, all for just $10. My partner had the salad pollo - a huge salad plate with a lot of big chicken chunks, served with a warmed salad dressing. We were really surprised that there was virtually no one in the place. They are however only open for lunch Tues to Friday and it could be that people have gone on Sat-Mon and found it closed and now just assume it isn't open for lunch. ( It is closed all day Sun and Mon.) The nice little surprise was that we received a dark chocolate square as a thank you treat. We will be back. The place is not accessible for those with severe mobility issues. The restrooms are downstairs. Window tables afford a great "people watching" opportunities.

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Thank debbie p
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