Tutti Matti on Adelaide Street
Primi pasta course and shared secondi course were both fantastic. Service was great; ditto the cocktails and wine list. My wife and I had a great night.
6/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tuscany in Toronto
We are frequent travellers to Italy and particularly Tuscany. Tutti Matti represents the best of Tuscan cuisine in Toronto, and in fact surpasses most of the reputedly better restaurants of Tuscany.
7/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Repeat visitor ...
Owner comes to visit - and is delighted when customers are enjoying their food - or want something slightly different from what is on the menu. She also owns an Italian vineyard! Lately I've been taking all of my friends here.
7/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a great meal
I've been to Tutti Matti a few times and have never been disappointed. The food is outstanding, the service is stellar and Summerlicious 2013 was no different. The braised veal cheeks were delicious. The pasta - fresh and rustic. I'll definitely be going back.
7/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Handcut Pasta & Budino
- visited for a Summerlicious menu, which was fairly priced. Can't speak for their regular menu
- first time having handcut pasta in Toronto, was impressed!
- Budino was DELICIOUS! Sweetness, texture, flavors, everything was just right
- Servers were actually Italians, and quite knowledgeable
7/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent Summerlicious Menu
Four of us ordered from the Summerlicious dinner menu. Everything was delicious. Creative taste combinations and beautifully plated. Plenty of choices provided and good-sized portions. We always love dining at Tutti Matti.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food. The chef is excellent
Great food. The chef is excellent on all of the flavors
7/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
Enjoy this spot immensely
Enjoy this spot immensely for the girls lunch out. Food is alway great. Servers had a bit of attitude but it was summerlicious and friday. The appetizer in house smoked trout was truly wonderful.
7/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food in my neighbourhood
I always passed by andI wanted to try for once.
Also I've heard they serve pretty good food,
It sure did not disappoint me.
The dessert was excellent also.
I discovered the nice restaurant in my hood.
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Classic, real Tuscany
Food matched only by the service. Warm, welcoming and always interesting. Several notches above any other in Toronto, true Tuscan hospitality matched with freash, local ingedinets. Always a sure thing for us.
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
We persuaded friends to come along to tutti matti after our last wonderful experience. The restaurant isn't noisy and has a nice relaxed ambiance. Brian, our waiter, was an extremely pleasant man, who gently coaxed for info re our tastes and came up with the perfect recommendations. The whole evening was a success. We tasted so many different foods, all mouthwatering delicious. The crescendo of food left us satisfied but not feeling horribly stuffed. Dessert was made in heaven and we finished the whole grand feast with a good Italian coffee and grappa.
This is not a fast food restaurant but the service was smooth. It wasn't cheap either but not over expensive and we quite happily paid for the quality of food, drinks and great service.
8/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food is always great.
The food is always great. The menu changes seasonally and the specials are always very good. They have a first rate wine list geared to the menu so it too changes regularly. It is always a big plus when the staff are as passionate about the food as the chef. Brian, our server did a great job and clearly he loves the chef's work. They all make you feel welcome even if you aren't a regular.
8/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
- the home made pasta is always delectable - thanks for a memorable meal!
8/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was outstanding, good
Food was outstanding, good portions. Our server was very attentive and accommodating, making my wife and I experience very nice. It wasn't too busy or loud on a Friday night, would recommend!
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Went for lunch for the very first time yesterday. Wow, one of the best pasta dishes I've ever had.
The service was amazing, our server was attentive. When I made the reservation online, I indicated It was my boyfriend's birthday.
Without me having to mention it again at the restaurant, our server brought out brandied cherries with a candle when our meal was finished. It was such a nice touch.
Will definitely go back!!
8/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
This place is a hidden gem. It's on Adelaide so you have to get off the Main Street to appreciate.
The food is always great and the fixed price menus at lunch are a fantastic value.
Try it. You'll like it.
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Toscany cuisine
We were a group of 4 during the TIFF. Very good service, foods great and well located.
The only point to ameliorate is the wine list. Either you get a 60-80$ bottle of wine, or you jump into the 130-150$. Nothing in the middle. There should be a few choices and the wine list would be complete. However the wine we got at 75$ was very good.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Every time i have visited Tutti Matti both the food and service have been outstanding. The Chef always comes over and says hello and makes sure everything is great. When i bring my 4 year old daughter with me she gets fresh homemade pasta that would satisfy an adult and gets treated like a princess. Keep up the great work!
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
TUTTI TALENTED CHEF
Tutti Matti has evolved and improved. Chef Alida demonstrates her versatility and expertise. Tutto Bene!
9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great restaurant - service
Great restaurant - service is excellent and food is delicious. Fixe Prix at lunch is a great deal
9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had a great experience at Tutti Matti: the quintessential Tuscan pasta with wild boar ragu and tagliatelle with crab, peas and mints were both wonderful. Between these and our antipasti starters, there was no room for desert. But having had the tiramisu, I would encourage those with insatiable appetites to go for it!!
9/12/2013 5:00:00 PM
Chef/owner for 10 years has
Chef/owner for 10 years has established a homey place which does not sacrifice quality. Creative dishes, quality ingredients and a clearly tight staff (many of whom have been there for many years) led to a wonderful night. The chef pays attention to detail, even down to the brandied cherries for the Manhattan.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
Interesting, creative dishes
Well recommended for pre theatre .. Great service
Gets noisy at 8
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
This resto is has great gourmet Italian. I would definitely go back for dinner.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent food and service but loud
The food is wonderful. We enjoyed a starter with heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and crostini with fig and apple. Our first plate was garganelli, which is pasta with artichoke, fava beans and peas in a ricotta Parmesan sauce - the hit of our dinner. The main plate was costole do manza, which is braised short rib with potatoes. Wine selection was good but limited by the glass choices. Service was outstanding. The noise level is extremely high, the only negative to us.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food experience
The food was of a very high quality. Very imaginative menu options beautifully presented.
The service we had from out waitress was absolutely superb
We were a party of 4 and had just 2 negative comments.....it was extremely noisy and certainly on the pricey side.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Tuscany in Toronto
I honeymooned in Tuscany with my wife this summer where a Montalcino vintner recommended Tutti Matti (because we live in Toronto). Tutti Matti's food is nothing less than exceptional and completely took us back to our honeymoon days eating and drinking in small towns in Tuscany. We had a spectacular bottle of Brunello Di Montalcino, the service was friendly & very much in the same style as in Tuscany/Italy; we'll be going back often from now on.
10/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very pleasant atmosphere and good service. The fixe price menu was very reasonable - the pumpkin soup excellent and the Tuscan breakfast done to perfection - desert was excellent and the portions just right.
10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
A Great Dinner
I went to Tutti with the family and had a wonderful experience. As someone who works in the hospitality industry, specifically a fine dining restaurant, I was impressed with the level of service Andrea gave us. He was on point, and the food was excellent. My regards to the chef/proprietor who we've met a few times and is always incredibly welcoming. We adore Tutti Matti, and will most certainly be coming back!
10/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Everything was Delicious
There were four of us at dinner, so we were able to try a variety of items on the menu. The cheese, salumi, and pates were a great starter. All of our primi and secondi were also delicious. The fresh made pasta was cooked to perfection. The wild boar ragu and pulled brisket (accompanied with pasta) were extremely tasty. The seabreem was also seared to perfection.
The desserts and coffee capped off a great dinner! The service was impeccable as well.
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
A great dining experience!
We went to Tutti Matti for date night. The place was truly buzzing which is a bit of a surprise considering it's location is somewhat off the beaten path. We were seated at a cozy table near the back of the restaurant by the host who was very polite and energetic.
We started with the Toscano, had a pasta each for our mains, and ended with the tiramisu. Our server was absolutely outstanding - he really listened to us and made some great recommendations based on our moods. He was also able to make a great wine recommendation that was reasonably priced and really complemented our meal. The fresh pasta was to die for - I definitely recommend the Pinci which was our server's top choice. Overall we had a great time and will definitely be back!
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Tuna Bruschetta! Bravo
This is a quiet, neighborhood gem. The subdued location, simple decor and, open kitchen all work well for the restaurant. I was there early on a Tuesday night and was the second table seated. The servers not only know the food well, but also the wines. The Bruschetta di Tonno was simply amazing. The toasted bread was crisp and piled high with white beans, rare tuna, and fresh herbs; exceptional. My main corse was the Pasta del Giorno and unfortunately far less flavorful or interesting.
10/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
Tuscany after Tuscany
We had just returned from Tuscany and decided to introduce friends we'd made on our trip to Tutti Matti. Before we left, one of the servers (a former Florentine) had recommended a fine dining restaurant in Cortona which had been outstanding! These friends had enjoyed the experience with us, so it seemed fitting to introduce them to Toronto's Tutti Matti. They loved it and so do we!
10/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
I've got to give credit to the staff of Tutti Matti! The food was delicious! The wait staff were attentive. I really enjoyed my lunch! The only negative to the entire outing was that the portion size could have been larger. Specifically with my pasta (I live to eat ALOT). The prix fixe menu has a perfect selection of items (and incredibly priced)! I can not wait to go back!
10/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
Difficult to find fault
My only regret was perhaps not spending a little more on a slightly better wine as the one I ordered was ultimately a little short on the palate. Not any fault of the restaurant or staff, but I possibly should have had a more lengthy discussion about it.
Sublime pasta & meat dishes. I was craving bona fide italian food, and Tutti Matti delivers in every respect.
My only question is with this rating system, I am not really sure how you define outstanding ambience, I think it is a question of what you are seeking. I found the ambience of Tutti Matti to be entirely appropriate for the size, style and nature of the restaurant.
11/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Service, Tiny Portions
We went to Tutti Matti as a large group for a goodbye lunch. Our server was very attentive and answered all our questions thoroughly and professionally. The dishes are arranged beautifully, and the food is delicious, but the serving sizes are on the smaller side. The quality is certainly present, but if you have a larger appetite you might find some of the dishes to not be entirely filling. My recommendation? Go for the lunchtime prix fixe ($20 for three courses) or try the short ribs. Delicious, hearty, and very filling.
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Delicious food from start to finish! A great find!
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tutti Matti is our fav spot in Toronto. Mostly because the food is always superb. Even though we go frequently, the menu is always changes and has new dishes to moan over. Oh yeah-
The wine is also always excellent.
When we do order dessert- it is usually amazing and we are always disappointed when we it's over!!
11/13/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fantastic food, easily top
Fantastic food, easily top 2-4 Italian restaurants in the city.
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tuscany in Toronto
We enjoyed an absolutely delicious, and true to Tuscan meal on Saturday night. A perfect selection of appetizers, primi and second to choose from. The Costole and veal were amazing. A wonderful ambiance and well priced.
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food is always excellent and
Food is always excellent and service is wonderful if not a bit European and therefore at a leisurely pace. Way too noisy. If you have a group larger than 4 you cannot hear anyone past the people immediately adjacent to you.
11/25/2013 4:00:00 PM
A Tuscan gem!
The warm welcome was followed up with outstanding service and great food. This restaurant is tru to the tuscan experience, sitting in this restaurant you might think the meals were prepared in Cortona or SIenna.The atmosphere is more of a bigger city restaurant that you would find in Florence.
A MUST to order is the wild boar ragu!
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Tutti Matti is one of the best!
This is one of the most consistently interesting and amazing italian menus in the city... It is the real deal, the chef/owner is wonderfully creative and the wine list is excellent. A gem.
12/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
Solid fine Tuscan Establishment
Great food, great service. Not trendy, but traditional favourites with a modern twist and sensibility. Highly recommend Tutti Matti for anyone craving Italian food with contemporary panache.
12/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
As always, Tutti Matti delivers. It is not an inexpensive experience, but on that special occasion it is worth the cost to experience the wonderful dishes conjured up by the chef.
12/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Always a pleasure. Thankyou Alida!
We like to share appetizers and so ordered Tuscana, Porchetta di maremma, and a Tagliatelle to share. All were fantastic as they always are and was accompanied by a great Chianti Classico. For our mains we had the Pinci, Maiale, and Cervo . Our waiter was great and gave us an intro course on grappa.
We recently were at Tutti Matti's 11th anniversary for a group dinner with our extended family. It was also superb! In short, this is a place to bring friends, family and lovers. It is not a quiet little out of the way place. It is a lively restaurant that is warm and welcoming, serves fantastic food in the Tuscan tradition, and celebrates la bella vita!
12/6/2013 4:00:00 PM
Quietly, One Of The Best In Toronto
Warm, welcoming room. Friendly, attentive, knowledgeable staff. Sfomato -- a souffle-like savory custard of permesan and ricotta -- was absolutely sublime. Short ribs of beef with winter vegetables was your dream of meltingly-tenderbeef in a deep heart-warming braise. My dinner companion had a mushroom ragout that was one of the best mushroom dishes I've ever tasted. I've been working in Toronto for four months and have eaten in just about every well-recommended restaurant in the city, and this place is among the top three places I've been to. The only problem is that I only discovered it on my last night here!
12/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Absolutely LOVED this restaurant
Absolutely LOVED this restaurant - fantastic food, cool but comfortable vibe, great service. Will go again!!!
12/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
Five Star place!
I laugh out loud if someone says let's eat and somebody says I know a neighbourhood gem. Come on folks- if you want to eat what kind of tangent is it to discuss " hot spot" or "good for groups" or "great for brunch"?
Sort of like if you want to buy headphones- recent survey found that for majority of people the determinant was brand. Not sound quality, not fit but brand.
I don't frequent that world much. Should you, please feel free to make up whatever marketing tools you need. And, frankly, is this is test? I have been there once. Please note I am smiling. If you are looking for something else than seafood or steak this is the place. And there is nearby parking.
12/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Excellent food, specially
Excellent food, specially long time menu item - pochetta appetizer. Server very helpful making great wine selection.
12/12/2013 4:00:00 PM