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Permanently Closed - Amore Trattoria

3.8
151 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch

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About

This restaurant is permanently closed. Whether you are seeking authentic stone oven pizza, delicious pastas, meat, fish or chicken you will find the best ones at Amore Trattoria. There are plenty of choices for even the pickiest of eaters. Enjoy a large selection of hot and cold appetizers . Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
Buon appetito Toronto!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm to close ,Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:30am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(416) 322-6184
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Max Mirk
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Catering
At Amore Trattoria we pride ourselves in providing the freshest food Toronto has to offer.

We offer full planning services from Business Luncheon to House Party and Weddings

(416) 322-6184
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Yonge & Eglinton
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Parking details
There is a parking lot across the street.
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Public transit
Yonge & Eglinton stop.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Delivery, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.8based on recent ratings
3.8
food
3.3
service
3.3
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

So....this was a comically awful experience. Understanding that it was Valentine’s Day, we expected slowish service and that was okay. However, our server was just plain horrible. Our table as well as the table next to us was constantly forgotten. She didn’t take our entree or until over an hour after seating. Here’s the kicker, the restaurant was half empty by the time we were about to sit. It would’ve been understandable if it was jam-packed and she was slammed. However, that was not the case. All in all, the food was pretty decent but the service made the experience pretty...eh.

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4.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Very good describes most everything- food, ambiance, service but doesn’t cross over to great in anything

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

I love this restaurant. Wonderful atmosphere. Nice and bright and airy at the front! Delicious food. Wonderful pasta choices!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Italian food north of Eglinton seems well served, but we walked past a couple of places packed with people and no empty seats to Amore where the food was quite good and not as expensive as those others. The missus had the White Bass and the plate was more than she could eat and I had to help. My Calabria penne was done perfectly with just the right amount of heat.
Will give the others a miss and come back to Amore.

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3.0Dined on January 13, 2018

The server was friendly but the food was just fair. My guests enjoyed the veal sandwiches but the bacon/tomato special I had was just average. The bread was dry and the Caesar salad was flavourless. My mother's smoked salmon benedict eggs were cooked nicely but the smoked salmon was mostly dark and unappetizing. Some extra salmon was brought but half of that was dark as well. I like the restaurant and hopefully our average meal was just an anomaly.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

My go-to restaurant in the neighbourhood. Never rushed, always cheeful and the food is good.

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4.0Dined on December 12, 2017

I've been a few times, and always enjoyed it. It's not too noisy, good wine selection, and the food is good.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2017

Loved the food and exceptional customer service! Thank you for making my birthday very special and memorable.

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5.0Dined on November 12, 2017

FAntastic experience overall (as usual!). Food, service, atmosphere - everything.

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2.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Nothing special about Amore.

The food was average. Sauces were plain and pizza dough was rubbery. The Caprese salad had lots of salad and only a few morsels of Caprese. Went down the street for dessert.

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4.0Dined on September 23, 2017

Service was excellent. Menu was mostly pastas and pizzas! We had a marvelous time!

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5.0Dined on September 20, 2017

This was for my friend Ceci’s birthday. I also went there the Saturday before for my birthday dinner with friends. We were allowed to use the top floor for ourselves with a Prix Fixe menu that was really good. We got excellent service. The food was amazing. We will be definitely returning here. Thank you very much Amore!

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2017

Amazing food! Great service... I would definitely go back

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1.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Restaurant was stinky and the food quality wasnt great. Owners arent italian neither are the chefs. I witnessed one of the owners mistreating his staff. Waiter was great though he was very cheerful and helpful. For the price we paid we could have gone to a much nicer place.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

This place was alright. Price was very competitive for similar restaurants in the area. About middle of the road.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Food was mediocre. Pizza was okay. Fish had little taste had to use salt and pepper from the table and it was supposed to be blackened. Service friendly but a bit slow as we needed to catch a show. Price range was fair. They honour reservations.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2017

The food and service was very good. It was very comfortable and a very friendly ambience. Prices were slightly high for the portions though. We still had a wonderful time.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2017

Were warmy greeted.
The server came to offer drinks as soon as we were seated.
The moderately priced wine, a shiraz was well worth the price.
Shared a margerita pizza as an appetizer that was thin crusted and we'll cooked.
Had a stuffed chicken breast special which was superb.
Closed with a cognac. Also reasonably priced.
Our server Elie was pleasant and efficient.
Overall a very good experience.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2017

Great place to go for couples or small groups.
The was excellent!! Nice decor and music, really like this place.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2017

Very good food but the service was terrible. We went on Valentines and the restaurant was not staffed to handle the number of people. One would think that on a day such as Valentines when all the restaurants are busy they would have added on extra staff.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2017

Amazing staff, super friendly

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5.0Dined on January 24, 2017

Amore is a favorite go-to restaurant...love the reasonably quite atmosphere, the helpful staff, and their suggestions. I had their calves liver for the first time - always worried that it would get over-cooked and leathery. But no - it was cooked to perfection, and was washed down with a glass of Primativo wine...yum!

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2016

Went there for New Years Eve and it was packed, but to be expected. Service was exceptionally poor (group seated 10 minutes after us were served drinks before), waitress was curt and not very friendly. Food was ok - not bad, but nothing I'd come back for. Overall a decent place, nothing exceptional.

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2016

Although I have had good meals here before, choosing Amore for New Year's Eve was a big mistake. The restaurant was understaffed and so we received friendly but inadequate service. One meal was initially forgotten, 1 meal was lukewarm with another so cold it needed to be sent back. I noticed other tables also having to ask for things that should have been automatically brought (bread, steak knife, more wine). A very disappointing evening.

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2016

Loved the spinach eggs benedict!

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4.0Dined on December 22, 2016

It was fine
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5.0Dined on December 17, 2016

Picked this on OpenTable just because it was close to Absolute Comedy and seemed affordable. Prices were very good for the excellent quality of food. There were a wide variety of wines available for reasonable prices. There was a noisy party going on upstairs when we were there, but otherwise a quiet and romantic place. Staff were attentive and never disappeared for an unreasonable amount of time. I would expect much higher prices for the quality of food, service and atmosphere. It's a five minute walk from Yonge & Eglinton, so it's close to many other activities for the evening. I plan to return.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2016

The food and service are always amazing!

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4.0Dined on November 12, 2016

A lovely experience. Solid food and decent wines. A great no-fuss dinner spot. Will definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on November 4, 2016

My husband and I spent a wonderful evening, and it only a ten minute drive from our house. The food was good, great wine choices, and wonderful services.

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4.0Dined on October 17, 2016

Enjoyed the food, wine, good and friendly service, good location, relaxed atmosphere

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2016

A great pizza place. Well done.

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2.0Dined on August 13, 2016

The women's washroom needs a lot of attention. Floors are wet, doors come off their hinges and generally kind of gross. Meals are more like a simple home cooked meal. This is not a high end restaurant. OK I guess if you like it simple.

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2.0Dined on August 13, 2016

Service was awful. We weren't served until the owner came around. Then the waitress would forget about us, spill wine (she did top it up after it was spilled), not serve us complimentary bread. We put our order in and the food came fast. Not a great thing. Made me think that there was no effort put into the food. We wanted to enjoy the time out, and felt like we were being pushed along. Asked for dessert menu and the waitress ignored us before sending someone else for the order. Overall, would not revisit which is a shame since this restaurant held some special memories for us.

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2016

Seafood linguine nice smoky buttery fresh taste, pasta with spinach and goats cheese tasty! Caprese was average. Staff attentive. Average price for the area.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2016

Always a great time with great food and service

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4.0Dined on August 6, 2016

I have been going to the restaurant for over 20 years - and so glad that every time I go to the old neighbourhood, it is still there and still amazing!

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2.0Dined on July 3, 2016

One meal wrong.
Two meals undercooked and had to be re-cooked.
Staff responded well.

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2.0Dined on June 7, 2016

Amore was once a favoured midtown restaurant. After being disappointed on the last three occasions, it has now been removed from my go-to list. On this last visit, describing the food as mediocre is being kind. The service (once upon a time attentive) was terrible. Nomore Amore!

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2.0Dined on May 8, 2016

We had dinner at "Amore" for Mother's Day. It was very disappointing! The food quality was poor and tasteless. We didn't order anything estravagant, just calamari and pizza. The calamari salad was ok and there was enough to share which was nice but our main course was Pizza and it was not good. My husband could not find any hot Italian sausage on his. We asked the waitress about it and she said the sausage is sliced very very thinly. Well it was so thin you couldn't see or taste it. My pizza was mediocre and it wasn't very hot when it arrived.

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