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Il Posto - Toronto

4.5
162 reviews
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CAN$31 to CAN$50
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Business Meals
  • Cozy
Situated in the heart of Yorkville, Il Posto has been one of Toronto's most renowned restaurants since 1981; welcoming guests for a variety of occasions including corporate business meetings, special events or for those who simply wish to enjoy an exquisite meal in the city's most elegant district.

Using only fresh products of superior quality to prepare the finest dishes, our culinary experts are able to offer Il Posto's customers the best of Italian cuisine, complemented by a variety of exclusive wines from our cellar.

The elegant main dining area, with our private dining room and Toronto's most popular
patio in the summer, completed by our competent staff which puts in every effort to satisfy their guests expectations of an unforgettable fine dining experience.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(416) 968-0469
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Yeaqub Choudhury
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Private party facilities
The private Dining room can seat up to fourteen people and is equipped with high definition flat screen T.V. for a presentation.
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Private party contact
Rocco or Sokol: (416) 968-0469
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Avenue Road
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Parking details
parking lot right across the street
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Public transit
bay & bloor station
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 162 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.3
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4.3
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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

This is one of the only restaurants in the city where you can enjoy a good meal and conversation without shouting over loud music.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The chef is a master! Everything is cooked to perfection!never disappointed here. Great menu and wine. Service is amazing! Hidden gem in Yorkville, hope other people rediscover it too!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

A wonderful family evening with fine food, professional service, and a calm atmosphere in a great location. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Nice place

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Visiting from out of town. Very happy we chose to celebrate Valentines Day here. The rose for my fiancee was a very nice touch, thank you. Would definitely recommend you and visit again.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

I came here with two of my girlfriends and we've all loved the food. We had the calamari, which was so delicious and well seasoned - we all agreed that we could easily eat an entire barrel of it. We also had the classic spaghetti and Bolognese sauce, and the desserts were also amazing. Great quiet, classy atmosphere, and since we came during winterlicious, the price was great. I would definitely come back!

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

This is a quiet, cosy and authentic Italian restaurant on the edge of Yorkville. Very welcoming and professional staff. The food was great - good, clean flavours. We were able to walk from our hotel on Bloor. Recommend.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

On an evening when businesses were closing their doors due to freezing rain, we were delighted that this quaint Italian restaurant was open and honoured our Open Table reservation. The owner was a delight - friendly and spot on with his recommendations. I started with the Beef Carpaccio generously sprinkled with fresh grated Parmesan and my spouse had the colourful and flavourful Caprese Salad. For my entree we had the veal medallions Il Posto and veal chop. The portions were perfect and accompaniments were fresh, flavourful presented with creative flair. We didn’t have room for dessert but that didn’t stop us from ordering the chocolate banana meringue cake and a bowl of Amaretto ice cream. We are big fans of restaurants that can serve up traditional recipes with creativity and we were not disappointed. Thank you Sokol and chef for sticking around!

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Had a Buisness meeting in Dec 2017. Luncheon service was excellent, food was fine, and price was reasonable.
Suitable for intimate dining. Cozy.

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Great menu selection. Food was very good. Service was great.

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3.0Dined on October 20, 2017

I came here with my family on a Friday evening just as the restaurant opened. The restaurant is set in a very cute area and is quite stylish inside. For starters, we ordered the antipasto and were also provided with complimentary warm bread. We also took advantage of the specials and ordered the carrot/ginger soup, lobster pasta and veal chop dishes. I ordered the spinach and ricotta ravioli, which I thought were good but over-stuffed. Everything was very tasty. The only thing I will say was the waiter was a little odd. He kind of questioned the things we were ordering and two people ordered 3 dishes to share with each other which he found odd.

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5.0Dined on October 14, 2017

I’d almost forgotten this restaurant existed but it’s there and still very much the same! Amazing Italian food. Wait staff were very good and then gone!All had different food and it was delicious! Not crowed in fact barely frequented which is an error on diners choices! Come on back to a great dining experience

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3.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Il Posto is tucked back into a brick building. The interior is like stepping back into the 80s. I guess it was quite a place then. We were there on a Saturday night and there was only 5-6 tables total. It was a bit depressing. They have a huge patio and I imagine it's popular for outdoor dining. Our waiter was great. He had a good sense of humor and has been there almost since the restaurant opened. I had the veal scaloppini and my husband had pasta. Prices were a bit high considering the atmosphere and food quality.

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4.0Dined on September 15, 2017

Excellent food,friendly and courteous staff. The patio surrounded by plants and flowers is quiet haven.

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3.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Waiter was great! Food was delish- but small portions- we were all hungry and went for more food when we left :(

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5.0Dined on August 30, 2017

Our Waiter Pedro was very amicable and a great server, service was very good. Lunch special of pasta with lobster very nice. One piece of lobster was tough but edible.
We ordered veal samba which they made and it is not on menu, they did a great job.
We shall miss the restaurant when they close due to construction.
a quiet gem in Yorkville, under the canopy.

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3.0Dined on August 25, 2017

We went as a family with a Groupon just to check it out. The food was okay, nothing special but not bad. Could be a really cute place to eat, especially with the amazing location, it is Yorkville after all. But the decor and ambiance really need updating, the restaurant is so dark and outdated. We were really disappointed. In the end, it is not a lovely place to enjoy a night out, but with some updating it could be.

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4.0Dined on August 4, 2017

pasta was excellent. Very good wine selection as well.

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2017

The food was exquisite. The service excellent. We had a great time. A good place if you want to talks

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2017

Excellent lunch in the courtyard.

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4.0Dined on July 16, 2017

Typical, reasonably authentic Italian restaurant. "Hidden" location off Avenue Road, with pleasant patio. Good first and pasta dishes. Didn't try a "secondo." Generous wine list.

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1.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Food was horrible. Service was slow.Belongs on the Ramsey kitchen nightmares show. Only thing good was the bread. Do not go here.

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3.0Dined on May 26, 2017

Good food, reasonable ambience. Poor service. Overpriced.

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Great place

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2017

The food was quite good. The server shouldn't be a server. And this can contribute to an unpleasant experience. Too bad. I don't think we'll be going back there in a hurry.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2017

Good old fashion dining.

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2017

No thank you - not again. Service was rude. Food was only average - nothing to write home about. A question about Gluten free options for main course and entree was practically spat upon by the waiter/owner even though there was a clearly labeled Gluten free dessert on the menu which belied that the restaurant understood the concept.
But the worst was the pricing. Given one menu as we entered, then charged from another menu - which, when queried, the 'waiter' (as a former owner in the restaurant business I can smell out an owner when I see one)put on the big eyes "Oh, I will have to pay the difference out of my own pocket". Not buying it. From the get go, this place was suspect. Then this? Don't recommend it.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2017

The food was great and the server was very friendly. Would go back again.

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3.0Dined on October 1, 2016

We visited at 8:00 on a Saturday. There were only two other tables occupied, and they left within the first 30 minutes, leaving us to dine along for the remainder of the evening. The staff watched a soccer game in an adjoining room. Service was poor. Food was good, but not a very good value at the high price point. There are many, many better dinner options for fine dining in Yorkville.

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2016

We had a fabulous dinner for 10 a la carte. They had us sit in a nice room aside from the main restaurant. Service was great, food excellent, pricing fair. All Together a great evening for a special occasion. Thank you to the entire team at Il Posto.

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5.0Dined on August 25, 2016

Wonderful intimate dining experience. Great food and great for a quiet dinner in a beautiful location.

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3.0Dined on July 13, 2016

Surprises: My friend requested a banana daiquiri; that was not a possibility. The word "vegetarian" is misspelled the three times it is used on the menu, a failing which always devalues the appeal of a restaurant in my estimation. We were not offered a top-up of our coffee, which surprised me, and the coffee itself was nothing special. The most tasty item I had was the dessert. The restaurant has a beautiful setting! It was a pleasant Summerlicious experience.

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4.0Dined on July 11, 2016

The location and service was pretty good but I found the food to be underwhelming! I did get the Summerlicious menu so maybe they don't put the effort into that as much as they work on the regular menu!

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3.0Dined on July 9, 2016

Our waiter was not so polite. My girlfriend was eating a little slowly and he said "Finish it".
I could not believe what I heard. I was thinking of complaining to the manager but didn't.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2016

Delicious food, fabulous patio! Ask for the baby clam linguini which is not on the menu

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2.0Dined on May 27, 2016

Everything including the athmosphere of the restaurant was only barely mediocre, I am totally disappointed with my experience at Il Posto.

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2.0Dined on April 30, 2016

The ambiance is quite nice. That's what we loved the most and caught our attention right away. We really liked our table and it was not busy at all so we could have our pick.

The service was just so so. We found that he was somewhat informative but was not doing 100%. We had to call him over to take our meal choices even though the menus were closed and sitting at the edge of the table(a universal sign that we are ready to order).

The food was just so so and we were not impressed for this level of restaurant and for an Italian restaurant at that. My partner had the veal which came our cold and I had the mushroom risotto which came out et

We had 2 french martinis which were probably the best things off the menu. We ordered a bottle of red wine, a Malwhich

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2016

Food was spectacular, service was attentive. Most enjoyable evening, I look forward to my next visit. Rocco our server was most accommodating!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2016

We always enjoy our annual Visit to Toronto because we have dinner here. The owner and staff are family and make you feel like part of theirs.

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3.0Dined on March 19, 2016

The food was great and the wine selection impressive. The service was average ar best.

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