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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
11:00 PM

Church Aperitivo Bar

3.7
198 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
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Church Aperitivo Bar celebrates the occasion to gather with friends and family over delicious traditional italian foods paired with the perfect Aperitivo cocktail in a great atmosphere. Complimentary appetizers from Tues-Sat from 5-7pm with the purchase of a cocktail. DJ on Friday and Saturday night. Come for dinner and stay all night.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Phone number
(416) 537-1090
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party contact
Sandra Cassaro: (416) 537-1090
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Catering
Available for small or large gatherings, Church Aperitivo Bar is the perfect backdrop for your next function, With 2,500 square feet of event space, Church is equipped with audio visual capabilities, great sound system, coat check. We offer full catering capabilities as well and specialty cocktails with an extensive wine list.

Book your next function at Church Aperitivo Bar.

Corporate Event
Product Launches
Weddings
Birthday Parties
Stagettes
Bridal and Baby Shower
Baptisms

Make your next event a memorable one and book today!!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Queen St W & Dovercourt
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Entertainment
Join us Fridays and Saturday nights for live music by our DJs
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Special events & promotions

Complimentary Appetizers Tues - Fri from 5-6:30pm with the purchase of a cocktail. $5 Peroni and $5 Aperitifs.

Summerlicious Menu only from July 3rd - July 26th.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
What 198 People Are Saying
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3.7  based on recent ratings
4.1
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3.8
service
4.1
ambience
3.9
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant was recommended by my coworker. It was overall a fantastic experience, from the minute we walked in, to the outstanding service and delicious food. We will absolutely recommend this restaurant to our friends and will be back again for sure!

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MandyP (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

winterlicious menu offered great value, delicious options

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MMMJ (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Good, consistent quality food. Service is very good. the prices are reasonable for the most part.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
1.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

They did not have our open table reservation on their end due to a "computer crash". Luckily I had proof of my reservation on the app. We were moved tables 3 times for larger parties. But the tables we moved from were never filled. Very disappointing.

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notpleased (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The atmosphere was nice, but the server was slow and inattentive and the food was mediocre.

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Tlall (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

Food and service was excellent

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was OK, nothing special. Came for dinner at 9pm on a Friday and the restaurant was pretty dead, but the music was quite loud. Asked the server to spread out the meal and bring each dish separately as we were sharing and wanted to take our time eating. Both appetizers were brought out at the same time and the main was brought out before we were even halfway through the first dishes. Felt like we were really rushed and were done the meal (including dessert) within 40 mins. Asked for the bill and went elsewhere for drinks. Won't be going back.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on September 8, 2017

Loved the food especially the rice balls and my chicken supreme. The service was just ok, expected a little more.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

Really good food! Lots of thought behind it.

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TravellingFreeBird (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on July 27, 2017

Really enjoyed our meal and service, however two items were sold out.

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vipBJFoodie (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on July 7, 2017

Generally speaking the food quality service were fine. My issue was that I had booked after looking at their on line menu which looked interesting and wonderful, however, I learned upon arriving that only the Summerlicious menu was available which was nothing like the regular menu and quite restrictive. I had wished that they had both the Summerlicious menu and regular menu concurrently, but don't know if that is allowed by Summerlicious rules and regulations. From that standpoint, I was disappointed, but generally pleased. I will try it again when the Summerlicious menu is over on the 27th day of July.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on June 16, 2017

As always, great food and incredible service

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Andrea (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on June 16, 2017

Service was great, food was pretty filling, needed a bit more flavour but overall great dinner out

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jaly100 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on June 9, 2017

Amazing food and great service.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on June 2, 2017

We were the first ones here at 8pm (awkward) and our server wouldn't let us pick our own table and was pretty rude about it. The food was good (try the sangria cocktail) but overpriced. I had heard good things about the ambiance but was underwhelmed!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
1.0  Dined on April 22, 2017

Our waiter told us immediately as we sat down that we need to be out of there by 9 for the next seating. When booking my party of 8 for a birthday, there was no mention of 2 seating times. If I had known I would have chosen to reserve the later time, as we had hoped to stay for the remainder of the evening. Just before 9 a couple girls at our table ordered drinks, only to have our waiter come over and quickly have us settle the bill. Maybe he shouldn't have taken our order if he knew we had zero time left to sit and enjoy our drink. The food was great, but unfortunately we felt the service was more on the rude side.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on April 8, 2017

We booked a reso a few days in advance and when we showed up we were interrupted 6 times to be told there is a strict 2 hour time slot and we had 1hr45 mins. we were continuously interrupted mid conversation to be reminded we need to leave soon. This completely took away from our night out. At one point staff stood behind us pointing saying 'they need to leave'. This was 1hr15 mins into or dinner. I reached out to the restaurant to be put in touch with someone to discuss my experience and did not receive any contact back. This completely ruined our experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
3.0  Dined on April 1, 2017

Although the food was good, I'm not use to being told my departure time when walking in to a restaurant. I was given a 1.5 hour window to eat. We were a party of 6...timing doesn't add up.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on March 30, 2017

Great venue, great ambiance, atmosphere, food, hospitality, great job guys, oysters were great

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Alex (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on March 17, 2017

Very nice spot, food and service good. Great cocktails

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on March 15, 2017

The best homemade Italian food in the city. Service is incredible and great place to celebrate events or have a nice intimate dinner.

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Mkarim (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2017

Very nice dining experience -- great service and excellent food quality. Spaghetti with lobster was amazing as was the Spigola fish filets. Desserts were perfect ending to a lovely meal.

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jaly100 (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2016

Beautiful venue with good reasonably priced food.

Service is attentive and pleasent. I'd recommend for date night.

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vipScopa (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2016

I always have a great experience when I go to Church! The food is delicious...especially the arancini, the meatballs, and the octopus! And the buck a shuck oysters and half price wine bottles on Thursday nights are a bonus! Our server Julia on my last visit was amazing! Definitely a good vibe at this place!

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
2.0  Dined on November 19, 2016

This is my second visit to this restaurant. I booked for7:30 and was told that it was a 2 hour sitting. The waiter came by every 15 minutes to ask if we were ready to order appetizers, main meal and desert. In addition to the waiter, another waitress also came by to ask the same question. Even though the food was good, we felt very rushed!!! Almost like we were being pushed out because they needed the table. After all that, we were out of there by 9:10pm-earlier than the 2 hour window and noticed that 3 other tables were empty.

Not sure if I would be going back anytime soon. The unfortunate part is that I raved about how good it was to my friends but they were not so impressed.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
1.0  Dined on November 5, 2016

Be careful with open table reservations. They claimed I was not not booked despite showing them my reservation, not sure whose fault it was, but in the end I was loser, thanks.

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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2016

I booked with Church for my birthday dinner and was really satisfied.
The atmosphere was very energetic and lively and the food was great.
Service was a bit slow as it did get busier through out the night, but friendly none the less.
Also, the level of noise was a bit high early in the evening.
I would suggest that while the kitchen is still open and dinner is being served, the music level be lowered slightly as it makes it difficult to communicate with guests across the table.
Otherwise our experience was very pleasant and I would definitely suggest this location to others and will be returning myself as well.

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vipDeliciously57 (Toronto)
4.0  Dined on September 9, 2016

Octopus meal was scrumptious! Thank you

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on August 6, 2016

Great place! Amazing food! Overall a fun night out with great music!

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GayleH (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on August 2, 2016

Enjoyed food immensely. Waiter even let us try a couple of things, like samplers. Pleasing to a 26, 30, and 62 year olds. I not only would go back but I am very interested in going back very soon!

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