Terroni ADELAIDE
Terroni ADELAIDE

Terroni ADELAIDE

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.terroni.com/
  • Phone: (416) 203-3093
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 9am - 10 pm
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9am - 11 pm
    Sunday: 5pm - 10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Giovanna Alonzi, Boris Buttner, Selvano Thiru
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Live DJ "DJ LazyRay"

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Adelaide & Church Street.
  • Public Transit: King Subway Station: Walk north one block to Adelaide St East. Walk East along Adelaide . Terroni is located on the South side
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Metered parking along Adelaide.
    Underground parking & pad parking on Court Street, located one block south of Adelaide & west of Church Street.
A word from Terroni ADELAIDE
Terroni Adelaide features a traditional southern italian menu. With our 22 year anniversary,Terroni remains committed to serving traditional homemade dishes made only from the freshest quality ingredients. Come dine in our beautiful and energetic atmosphere where we invite you to trust us with your authentic italian experience. Located in Toronto's beautiful and historic Adelaide Courthouse Building circa 1853. Join us for an after work drink every Wednesday from 5pm-7pm in the Enoteca for Terronitivo…. the italian happy hour - live DJ & special complementary appetizers!
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Terroni ADELAIDE reviews from OpenTable diners
251 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (128)fit for foodies (111)hot spot (92)special occasion (74)notable wine list (72)great for lunch (57)romantic (55)neighborhood gem (52)great for outdoor dining (38)vibrant bar scene (25)late-night find (20)kid-friendly (18)great for brunch (17)scenic view (7)Show More
  • Excellent experience
    Marebear618
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    With so many wine bars and Italian reataurants opening up in the city I wanted to book something special for my best friend's birthday. So I made dinner reservations at Terroni's since she's never been before. Our entire experience was pleasant form start to finish. Earlier on in the day the restaurant had called to confirm our reservation. Upon arriving we were seated immediately and had great service throughout dinner. Other than running out of the special mushroom risotto, we were happy with all the food we ordered, and trust me, we ordered a lot of food! At the end of the dinner the birthday girl said "This is the best pasta I've had since Italy!" She ordered the Tonnarelli alla Norcina, and man was she right!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a favourite.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Food at Teroni is always so fresh and delicious. The ambiance of the courthouse is beautiful, love the fireplace and the charm. Server wasn't consistent. Felt a bit rushed when food came out right away. Did not like being seated in the basement by the washrooms.. but when we asked to move up stairs they accommodated that.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly recommended
    Cansu
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Reasonable prices, great menu especially pizza with aragula and pruchetto, and ravioli is amazing. Service is good, anyways overall perfect dining experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy
    Maple
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    There was a big restaurant and first atmosphere was good but a table was too small and very tight with next table because so noisy. Food and wine weren't my taste.That was uncomfortable for me.If you like busy place,it's a good restaurant.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Food was good. Atmosphere could have been better. Didn't like being asked if I would finish my dinner by "x" time because another party was coming in--especially considering that I had a reservation!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great value
    2bcat
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Delicious hearty meal, great ambiance add very good value for money.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible Table Setting & Services
    Plee
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    The restaurant was extremely noise & the table was small. I'd 3 people for dinner & they gave us a corner couch seating with a 2-people table. I asked them how to fit 3 big plates on a 2-people table plus a jar of water bottle, 1 wine glasses, 3 glasses of water, 1 juice & 3 sets of knives & forks. They said they used to do so & if I needed to change another table, I had to wait for 45 mins. I didn't sit comfortably due to the corner seating was very narrow. I was squeezing myself to slide into the seat. I almost thrown the plate & fork on the floor when getting out to the washroom. The waitress was impolite and squeezed the dishes on the table due to limited spaces. She lastly didn't say "Thank You" when we're leaving. I'd never recommend!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    The food and the service were very good! Great location downtown TO. The restaurant is noisy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Frigid Cold Dinner
    SotnosRCVIP
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    This was my first time at Teroni's and I was celebrating my birthday with family. It will be remembered as a disappointing, uncomfortable experience. We dined at 5:30 on a Sunday so the restaurant was extremely cold. My entire dinner party had to eat dinner with our winter coats on. It was extremely cold and drafty in our area. It would have been preferable to have been moved to a warmer area but this was not offered to us. The food was ok nothing extraordinary in my opinion. The waitress was kind enough to give us hot water to compensate so I credit her for that. But overall not the most pleasant experience. In fact, because of the climate my 70 year old mother developed a cold. Needless to say we were not impressed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great, but too loud
    pizzapizza
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I dined in the main dining room, which was incredibly loud. The decor was nice and the service/food excellent, but I could barely hear the person across from me speaking. The music was way too loud, which made everyone in the room speak louder and only add to it. Would have been perfect if volume was turned down to make the atmosphere slightly more romantic and inviting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WORST DINING SERVICE
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    WORST DINING SERVICE ever experienced. This arrogance is more profound than refusing to indulge the customer’s own food preference. There is a subtle yet pervasive airs that I as the customer am privileged to spend my money in their restaurant. We waited 40 minutes before our orders were taken, our waiter didn’t check in on our satisfaction with the meal, the wine server allowed bottle condensation to drip on one of our party – and only then used a cloth to dry/hold the bottle (without apology of course), the room temperature was 18C and the manager claimed she could not control the thermostat, etc. Each of these, while relatively tolerable annoyances on their own, collectively accrue to a significantly disfavourable dining experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful environment
    Foodie
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    While the environment was beautiful the service was awkward and the food Ok. By 6pm they started the music which made it harder to talk at the table and the menu is so confusing!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sarah
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Great food, great service, nice ambiance. Have dined here several times, will come again.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice surprise
    BebeDollDines
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    A birthday dinner that went well! Besides the fact that you cannot bring in your own birthday cake, which is disappointing. Initially reserved for 8 and had to change reso for 11. Was well accommodated and attended to. Adam was attentive and was quick to respond to all requests. Food was delicious - not one complaint
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's Amore-eh
    BenPounder
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Had the pleasure of dining at Terroni Adelaide. Enjoyed wonderful thin crust delicious pizza with a fine bottle of Valpolicella. Bustling atmosphere in a large open room with very high ceilings. Absolute top notch service.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy and distracted server
    Theatretraveller
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Food is divine- no question there. Atmosphere is awesome and building has character. Poor service- server was overworked and hurried a lot. She also disappeared with the credit card for a long time while processing. Room is noisy but manageable. The atmosphere of the building is superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Larry
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I had a pizza which was good but the crust was a little tough to cut. My wife had a paste dish which was very good in taste and the size was just right for her. My daughter had the special paste dish which had lamb in it and she was very happy with it.Overall the meal was good and the restaurant we would go back to again, but not on a game night. Very noisy and tables a little close together for comfort.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent!
    winelover
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    the ambience and service at Terroni never disappoint. The wine list is superb and the food is delicious. One of my favourite TO spots.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • see below
    betsy
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    had a confirmed reservations for 4:45p.m. but resto said their system shows it at 4:30 p.m.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • always delicious
    SimpleGirl
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    had the special of the day - sea bream. it was crispy on the outside and tender inside and delicious. My lunch companion had the pappardelle with sausage and loved it. It was her first time there and we will definitely go back. only drawback is the noise level
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistent and good value
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The funghi assoluti appetizer remains a classic some 20 years after we first tried it. The grilled calamari was also perfectly cooked. We were served two wines by the glass that were very nice: a rose and a 2008 white that was almost caramel coloured and quite complex. The ravioli stuffed with duck confit was delicious, although the fig couldn't be detected. The garganelli with dandelion and sausage was a bit oversalted and could have used more dandelion, but was still pretty good. Panna cotta for dessert was simple and well executed. The sponge cake with ricotta was also very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food/Poor Service
    runDMC
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    THE ONLY TIME our waitress smiled was when we were leaving. We were a large group in town for the Marathon. I guess the basis of my review is the fact that we ate at Mercatto on Friday night....and had no problem accepting and paying the automatic 18% gratuity as we received incredible service from the staff (not just our waitress - the entire staff helped clear tables, refill drinks). For Terroni to charge the automatic 18% gratuity - was an insult for the condescending/poor service we received - as stated above the only time we saw our server smile was when we were leaving other than that when guests asked about the menu (which they could NOT see in the poorly lit basement) the waitress was quite rude/condescending.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I wouldn't rush back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    I've been to Terroni before with a group and was happy with the experience. We came with our daughter who's 12 and not very pickey before going to the theatre. I was not impressed with the server who did not have any recommendations for our daughter when asked. I would like him to provide some clarification on the pizza's or suggest something that the kitchen would be able to make for her. My husband and I had the duck ravioli and it was fair, the stuffing was not as flavourful as I would have liked. The cheese plate we had as an appetizer was great, I realy enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Torontogirl1313
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The Garganelli Geppetto is what makes me want to keep coming back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, rustic ambiance
    Foodie27VIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Convinced hubby to go out for Italian and the food was consistent (good) and service better than I've experienced in the past at Terroni.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor experience
    Doris406
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Asked for a less noisy table and were put next to a table for 20. We moved. Bread was burned. Pizza arrived completely cold. When i asked to have it warmed, i was told that wasnt possible, but that they would make me afresh pizza. Since my husband was already eating, i knew he would be finished before my fresh pizza would arrive, which isnt very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • The best pasta
    rsbraz
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Great food and nice prices! the right place to go with friends, family, for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Terroni has a great ambiance that makes the whole restaurant feel romantic. However I was disappointed with the number of loud children on a Tuesday date night at 9pm. The food is always amazing and the wine is even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cropyt
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Nice interior, service was good at best, considering it was a Sunday evening and they weren't overly busy. Food quality was fair, our pizza was night, though annoying that they don't serve them cut in any way - this makes it very messy, especially when you aren't given quality tools to do the job. Grilled calamari was burn on the ends, overdone. Salad dressing was quite nice for it though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • terroni
    LoveFood
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food was amazing, service was fantastic, and food was amazing. With fresh meat, and a large selction of pizzas, it was unbelievable. And after ordering two pizzas, a huge variety of meat and cheeses, a gelato and tea, the bill was only 70$. Such a great find for great Italian food, and for a cheap but romantic dinner
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food, service & atmosphere!
    jeansonl
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I have been to Terroni Adelaide several times, and have always had a great experience. This past Saturday, I went with a group of 12 for my friend's bachelorette, and we were all very satisfied with the whole evening. We had a great little sectioned off area, our server was attentive and accommodating, and the food and wine were impeccable. We all had different salads and pastas (I had a truffle oil and homemade sausage pasta that was to die for), and they even had a gluten free menu for my friend who has a gluten allergy. The atmosphere and ambiance were perfect - noisy, but not so loud you can't talk - and it has warm, dim lighting. Only complaint was that the bread was a bit burnt, but I know that's not the norm. Just loved it overall!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice dining experience all around
    TorDiner28
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I enjoyed my dining experience here overall. The food was very good (well-prepared and decent portions) and the wine list was very nice. Lots of good Italian reds if you like them. The ambiance was very energetic and lively, and it got a bit loud at times to the point where I couldn't hear my friend talk. However, its a very spacious place with a bar in the front so good to relocate afterwards for some drinks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Miche
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The building was fun, the food was mediocre. Our waiter was very good although the pour guy was the only one in sight and seemed to be taking care of a very large area. Despite this he was very prompt and as attentive is he could be. This was my first experience which came highly recommended and I will not return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great italian experience!
    Dom69
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Very good food and ambiance ! I will highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good. Could have been great.
    Paggro
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    The service was good and the food tasty. That being said, the pizza I ordered was boring, which was probably my fault for ordering wrong, and the glass of red wine was pretty one-note. I probably should have asked more questions. The server didn't go above and beyond to make sure I had the most memorable experience, but she was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable, so I can't really complain. I've had better Italian to be sure, but the menu here is solid and the ambience is great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food n ambience, bad desserts
    tgen
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    We come here quite often. The mains are good, we love the ambience. However there isn't one dessert we like any longer.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tibs
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    I would not make a return visit, the Item that we wanted was not available after 5PM ????? Why???? The pizza sucked and overpriced!!!!!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    dolls hanging in the wall were eerie, especially knowing that restaurant is placed on an old court house, with prison cells on the lower level, and where persons were hanged food was of average quality, not compatible with price
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hit the Spot
    Macri75
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great place to entertain people from out of town. The pizza and pasta dishes really hit the spot with us and our guests.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • rude
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Our waitress was very rude which made our experience unsatisfying. We asked for bread after 20 minutes of sitting down, she responded in a condescending way. We asked for water and it was a hassle. It became a joke between my friends that we were terrified to ask for what was needed for the table. Really unfortunate since I've been coming to the restaurant since they opened and it was my friends first time. Next time, we'll choose another spot.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.