Biagio Ristorante

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180 Reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
Welcome to Biagio Ristorante, where our tradition is to serve true and exquisite Italian Cuisine. Risotto, Veal, Milanese, Osso Buco, Fiorentina, Mediterranean Style Seafood Grill, Selection of Pasta Dishes and many other succulent specialties.

Ours is one of Toronto's most beautiful patios and is your city escape... without leaving the city. Our secluded patio is one of a kind in Toronto; located away from traffic, canopied by beautiful trees, and with a whispering fountain. It is your ideal, tranquil lunch or dinner spot just minutes from the financial and entertainment districts.

Choose from our unique and extensive wine list. Impress your guests by hosting a special dinner for up to 18 guests, in our wine cellar; all of this, in the romantic and historic setting of the St. Lawrence Town Hall.
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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and great service. Typical Italian.

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We both thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

g
Toronto
37 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We had booked hoping for the fabulous patio, but it was raining, unfortunately.
Our waiter was wonderful... pleasantly making suggestions when required, but never intrusive.
The food was pretty good, but not greatly memorable

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect escape in the city for a calm, peaceful, and delicious dinner to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Very reasonable prices for the quality of the food and service. White linen tablecloths and friendly waitstaff. We’d pick this over a loud and trendy chain anytime!! Thanks Biagio!!

P
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

EXCELLENT FOOD! EXCELLENT SERVICE! EXCELLENT AMBIANCE! This was some of the best Italian I've had in a long, long time. Biagio's is a gem and when I'm back in Toronto, I'll see you again!!!

ML
Richmond
31 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tony was a great waiter; selected our first and second which were delicious; great addition to the restaurant.

AA
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorites that we dined at during our stay in T.O.

NM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food and setting were great, but the service was very slow. The restaurant was not busy so I can only imagine the issue began in the kitchen or perhaps it was our somewhat distracted and disengaged waiter.

JR
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Great location, food was OK, and the service was OK. The building is beautiful, but the lights were surprisingly bright for a valentines dinner.

SJ
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food was exceptional!

AR
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went there for a romantic New Years Eve dinner, we were visiting Toronto from out of the country and wanted to find something cozy and tasty for NYE and this place fit the bill. When we arrived, we were greeted by the owner. We had their 6 course meal that was put together by the chef specifically for that day. It was a grand tour of flavor and carefully arranged ingredients. The food was authentic, and every plate was unique and tasty in its own special way. Every bite was savored and we left very happy and content. The waiter was able to get my girlfriend's favorite sparkling wine and constantly checked on us and filled our glasses without interrupting. At the end he gave us a brief history of Italian heritage in Toronto and where he grew up. The room was filled with Italian speaking folks, and the atmosphere felt very warm and inviting. If we were to see ourselves in Toronto for another New Year's Eve, I will strongly consider coming here again. The restaurant might be only 2 years old, but they are doing a lot of things right.

P
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We made a reservation for December 24 at 7pm. We were confirmed. I received a text message from the restaurant days later asking me to confirm my reservation. I did so by pressing “1” to confirm. We arrived several minutes before the reservation to find that the restaurant was actually closed. Why would I be asked to confirm a reservation for a restaurant that wasn’t going to be open on the date? Thankfully, we were able to find another place to go. Not much was open Christmas Eve, and the restaurant we found was subpar. Either Biagio or open table dropped the ball on this. I’m sure each will blame the other. But, Biagio falsely presented itself to customers.

GV
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great evening of fine dining! And I have been going for 25 years! Biaggio and his staff are outstanding!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

All was excellent except soup was cold. Not lukewarm - cold. I did not say anything though as service was simply excellent as was the rest of the meal!

OT
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and lack of pounding music—we were able to hear each other speak!

M
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Excellent restaurant with great photos of Old Toronto on the walls. Quiet and pleasant atmosphere with view of King Street.
Food is classical Italian and service very traditional. Truly a European old world comfortable feeling.
Would recommend!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A lovely experience. The food was excellent. The service was charming. Thank you!

E
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance. The fresh ingredients and simple cooking style come through. Next time, we will leave more time for a proper meal with coffee and dessert.

RO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

What a usual visit- great special of the day! Biaggio and Robert and then Tony nobody beats this kind of service. Never disappointed in over thirty years of meals and events. Oh and did I mention the wine list- spectacular

OT
Toronto
22 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Biagio is the best. Food , service and ambiance is always delicious, warm and welcoming❤️❤️

p
New York Area
336 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Biagio was super! I picked the restaurant based on great reviews on open table and trip advisor. Excellent wine selection. Menu is very nice with a broad selection of pasta, meat and fish dishes. My wife and I both had pasta dishes for our main courses. Both were very tasty and prepared with fresh ingredients. Service was great our waiter new his stuff and was a character. Would highly recommend Biagio for great Italian food and hospitality.

S
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We had a great time. The food is carefully prepared Italian, classy place, top service.

BM
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience4

No one bothered to take our drink order until halfway through the meal. The service was very distracted. Too bad, because it is a good restaurant.

PE
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good food and service, definitely an interesting (in the positive sense) menu. Ambience a bit harsh.

CC
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Overall just ok. Worth a try and the patio is beautiful, but nothing exceptional.

S
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, terrific service and wonderful quiet ambiance. Highly recommended!

W
Sacramento
31 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and service. I had lobster pasta with generous pieces of lobster. It was delicious and filling. Husband loved his lamb dinner and we shared a fabulous panna cotta for dessert. We enjoyed the ambiance and pace of service.

TK
Toronto
16 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great service. Food was very good although my bf ordered a shrimp dish and it came with only two jumbo shrimp for like $40. If I didn’t share my pasta with him he would have been hungry. Also the main dishes took a VERY long time to come out. All in all the food was delicious and the service was great.

SM
St. Louis
6 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service! Thank you for a wonderful evening!

EL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Wait staff awesome...attentive without hovering. Quiet evening but we dined early. Will def recommend

RT
Toronto
53 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Pasta was very good the rest of the meal was average especially given the price. Very nice patio. Service was slow.

FT
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistent service, food and value
Our ‘go to” place for the occasion to celebrate or impress

DD
Toronto
18 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding restaurant! Great food, great service and a very beautiful and clean establishment.

Great for pre or post theatre dining or to take your loved one for a romantic dinner.

Just loved it!

Highly recommended

BB
Calgary
60 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were early and had the place to ourselves. The waiters and management were very attentive and engaging and brought out the courses fresh, hot and in a timely manner. We browsed the extensive wine menu and checked out the great patio in the back. We’ll definitely be going back!

OT
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We love Biagio. We dine here at least once every time we're in Toronto. The food is wonderful, the service is great. It is always a special occasion for us. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 is that the menu is somewhat limited, especially if you don't eat veal or shellfish. But what we had was wonderful. If there were more menu options we would have gone back for a second dinner.

MM
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service & location. I went there 2-3 times a long time ago & it's as great as I remembered it!

OT
Detroit
29 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a fantastic, traditional, old world (mean that in a good way) Italian restaurant. If weather is nice sit outside, but the inside and building in general are beautiful. Off the beaten path a bit, which is nice. Venture away from the more "nouveau" hip joints and come to Biagio with a date for a nice, romantic, take your time and enjoy your significant other kind of evening. The waiters are traditional, service-first, and gracious....very welcoming. I would imagine if you went to a nice little place in Italy, it would be like this. Owner Biagio is warm and welcoming. His wife was in the restaurant this night, and my wife disappeared at some point and was chatting with her inside, while Biagio came out, sat down, and kept me company. You feel like family here....can't go on enough. Oh and the food was outstanding, great wine.....everything top notch. Find this place and put away your cell phone, take your time, and go away feeling happy, satisfied, and relaxed.

C
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent and the serving waiter was very friendly.

AM
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual delicious food and wonderful hospitality by Biagio and his staff.

BR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service was impeccable!