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Quanto Basta- Toronto
Quanto Basta- Toronto

Quanto Basta- Toronto Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.quantobasta.ca
  • Phone: (416) 962-3141
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM;

    Dinner: Daily: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: James Bradden
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Cafe, Counter Seating, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Yonge & Roxborough
  • Public Transit: Rosedale subway station
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Quanto Basta- Toronto
Welcome to Quanto Basta Enoteca. We are a neighborhood Italian bistro with fine dining flair and casual elegance all in one. We specialize in seasonal Itaian cuisine with the freshest, most local ingredients we can find. Our enomatic keeps some of the best reds fresh and ready to be enjoyed.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We have been back about 5 times in the past three months and have never been disappointed. The service is attentive, informed and friendly. The menu always has lots of things of interest and we keep coming back for more. We've sampled most of their fish offerings and several of their appetizers. We'll be back again."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "We had a wonderful meal and the service was friendly and professional. The stuffed zucchini flowers were delicious. The mushroom bruschetta and the burrata were both very tasty. We all had the Cornish hen as our main, and it was by far the best I have ever tasted. The skin was very crispy and the meat tender and juicy! We will return soon. Thank you for a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "You must visit this gem. I have made it my new to go place in the city. Never been disappointed. Incredible food, outstanding service, A+++ mazing"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Food was satisfactory, other than risotto which resembled a large plate of undercooked rice...not risotto. Manager and server were both made aware of this and did absolutely nothing until after a third request to remove it from the bill. Rude comments, appalling lack of professionalism and customer skills. Disappointing."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Food was delicious. Service was great. Overall a fabulous restaurant. We will be back!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We always come back to Quanto Basta. The food is fantastic, and a great specials list every night."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Lunch with two clients, excellent service. Food was amazing, shaved fresh black truffles over linguine in a Prosecco cream sauce to die for. Beautifully prepared salads and striped bass. properly chilled white wine. Highly recommended"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "I found the wine list extremely over priced. Appetizers were okay and the food was mediocre! I had dined at their sister restaurant before and found the food okay but not that great! Service was fine except for when paying for the bill and seeing mistakes in there! Then when we mentioned it, the hostess wasn't too happy about it and she was rather rude and offensive! I would not recommend this retaurant to anyone I know!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The food was so fresh and tasty, service spot on. Always friendly and helpful with suggestions but the good is the winner "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Brunch is a special treat at Quanto Basto. The menu harkens to the expected brunch time favourites, but all with a delightful foodie twist. Once you taste the Salmone (smoked salmon, poached eggs over an artful potato galette) you will find it hard to branch out to all the other delights Chef has thought up. Try it. Soon."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "the space is lovely and made to feel comfortable. food is hit, but could use some tweaking. hence, the pasta with beef and asparagus, the beef could be more tender, pasta perfect. squid and sausage over salad, perfect balance in every which way."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Great menu. Execution could be sharper. Carpaccio was excellent. Warm olives were great. Soup of the day was lack luster lentil. Burata was served over arugula and looked very nice but was served too cold to have any flavor beyond cottage cheese. Mushroom ravioli with truffle oil tasted good but was drowned in sauce. As harsh as this review may seem the meal was still firmly in the good category. I am a tough customer who eats out at least ten times per week. Service was friendly. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Excellent lunch. Great service. Reasonable quiet for conversation; but with a buzz. Had lunch special salad with Branzino -perfect! "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Food was well described, nicely presented and very satisfying. I had tuna with a avocado-wasabi salsa on a bed of potato galette with asparagus (special) and my wife had veal marsala (the quality of which I can also attest to). We finished with a flour less chocolate torte and espresso ice cream that was a slight disappointment but overall, it was a definite come backer."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "If you are looking for good Italian at the right price then I recommend this restaurant. Always creative, always tasty and for a good value. Great wine selection as well"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Live in the area. Been a few times. Won't be back. Food was okay-but the service was terrible. It was fine. But for the money, there are many other choices in the area."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "We had wanted to try this restaurant for a while - long-standing gal pal Birthday celebration in fact. Service was charming and efficient. Food was average - could not cut my too thick and tough veal scaloppini with a regular knife. The potato croquette was overcooked, too full of cheese and not tasty. App of buratta and prosciutto was very good. They took the veal off the menu which was appreciated. The problem with this restaurant is it is crowded, long and narrow and they had several loud and noisy groups at tables across from us. Add to that music blaring from speakers above (too loud and intrusive) and my friend and I had to shout at each other across a small table. We did not enjoy our experience and left early. I won't go back."
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "Went there for lunch with my friend last Friday. The service was excellent and the food was delicious."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Quanto Basto is a fabulous place to enjoy for an intimate dinner or with a group of friends. The food is excellent. Great accommodating staff. The service is one of the best in Toronto and the place is immaculate! Clean, clean, clean! We were there towards the end and the kitchen is open and we were very impressed with the level that the staff was cleaning every aspect of the kitchen. Rare! Menu is interesting and something for everyone Highly recommend"
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "The specials were good but they waiver in quality when it comes to delivering the set entrees. Sometimes the food is incredible, other times it's 'meh'."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "I love I'm this area and always see this place packed. My girlfriends and I decided to try it out. I was really happy we did. The food was great and service wonderful. It's not stuck up or too fancy. You can go there for a casual meal out or a special night out. Highly recommend and would go again."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Been there before and they don't disappoint. Great food and service."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Wonderful dinner as always at Quanto Basta. Great food and service."
    Dined on 10/5/2013
  • "Excellent food, and attentive professional service. Did not love the ambiance- although there are a few tables at the front by the windows that were taken that would have been better than sitting further back. But the food- soups, fish, salad, were in each case excellent and we were well taken care of. I would imagine dinner here would be terrific as a local neighbourhood spot with excellent food at reasonable prices and would recommend it and may return to try the evening alternative!"
    Dined on 6/17/2013
  • "This is a great little Rosedale find with great prices and amazing service staff. You will find it tough to make a decision about what to order. But don't fret, you will likely be poking your fork in someone's dish for a taste or two."
    Dined on 5/21/2013
  • "very good food, great service. Tuna was a bit overcooked. Worth a revisit"
    Dined on 4/21/2013
  • "Consistently amazing. This is one of my go-to neighbourhood spots. The service is great and the food is delicious!"
    Dined on 4/13/2013
  • "Excellent food excellent service. Calamari has a nice touch made w/ Italian sausage. As does the linguini."
    Dined on 4/5/2013
  • "Party of four, two of us ordered the rib steak special - one rare, one medium rare. Instead, we received one steak medium well and one well done. Restaurant offered to cook new steaks, however, we were pressed for time and could not wait. In the end, Quanto Basta did not apologize and happily charged us full price for our meal (including $39 per leatheresque rib steak). A token dessert would have been appreciated at a minimum. We will never go back and would not recommend this restaurant to anyone."
    Dined on 3/29/2013
  • "Love this place! Great food, great staff and always a great vibe. Nice place to have dinner for any occasion - even to sit at the bar solo."
    Dined on 3/8/2013
  • "Too, too much sauce. That's not what a pasta dish should be. The hors d'oeuvres were just a multitude of ingredients all thrown together. Too many tastes don't make a good recipe. Service was attentive if slightly "too rushy" despite empty tables."
    Dined on 2/5/2013
  • "Great atmosphere and service...very friendly staff and owner. Food did not match ...basically low on flavour and wow. Surprised...hope this was a one off experience."
    Dined on 12/17/2012
  • "What a charming gem of a restaurant. It reminds me of something from the East or West village of New York. The food is quite good and we love that they dispense good wines by the glass."
    Dined on 11/11/2012
  • "A lovely neighborhood gem with delicious food that comes fresh and hot. The menu has great choices and even all the desserts are made in house. Love that you can purchase fine fine by the glass. We will surely become regulars."
    Dined on 11/4/2012
  • "What a fabulous restaurant! Service and food was above and beyond expected. My four guests are still talking about it and looking forward to returning. Without hesitation, happy to bring friends, family and clients and know we won't be disappointed Definitely recommend this one"
    Dined on 11/1/2012