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Ascari has been awarded one of Canada's Neighbourhood Gems by OpenTable and Best Italian Restaurant in Now Magazine.
Our mission is not only devoted to present the highest quality ingredients and dishes but also to satisfy the patrons with a welcoming and cordial environment.
We offer 2 distinct experiences, Tempura Omakase & Sushi Omakase.
This is the page to make a reservation for the Sushi Omakase experience.
If you would like to make a reservation for the Tempura Omakase experience visit our other page.
OMAKASE means "trust the chef". A traditional Japanese fine-dining experience where the chef selects the courses daily, based seasonal ingredients and presented one dish at a time.
If you can not find the time and party size you are looking for please call us directly : (416) 979-1134
Our fresh thinking on Italian cuisine is present in our seasonal menu dishes as well as in our many fresh made daily specials. By using local ingredients and importing authentic Italian products Il Ponte achieves our unique brand of ‘La Cucina Italiana’. Every dish aims to provide inspiration and palatial pleasure.
Begin your meal with a hot or cold appetizer. Cold appetizers include options like homemade Lebanese yogurt cheese mixed with garlic and garnished with Lebanese spices or the special Tabule house salad. Chicken livers and garlic shrimp are just a couple of the many hot appetizers to choose from. For your main course, try a popular entrée like kefta with two skewers of ground, spiced mixed lamb and beef or fresh Atlantic salmon kebabs. Desserts include traditional options like baklava or rice pudding with raisins and a hint of orange blossom.
Greta Solomon's, named after the owner Darlene’s late mother & grandfather is an intimate 26 seat French restaurant located in the heart of Leslieville, Toronto.
Our food menu is inspired by French Cuisine.
All of our dishes are made in house with the freshest ingredients procured from purveyors that are local, family run, Canadian, award winners.
We are the only restaurant in Toronto that offers an organic and sustainable exclusively French Wine list.
At Greta Solomon’s, our guests feel that they have slipped away to a more leisurely pace, to enjoy our food, our drinks, our atmosphere and our company. You may feel that you have just discovered that little gem of a restaurant that all the locals know about in Paris. We will take you there without having to travel so far.
If you can't find the time that you are looking for please call us at Greta's 647-347-8640
Kindly view our most recent menu offerings at gretasolomonsdiningroom.com
Aura's year-round back patio is a favourite among its customers, with tropical plants, mythical graffiti, natural light and a candlelit atmosphere.
While the actual space doesn’t offer a means of transportation, its loft-like ceilings, deep hued banquettes and crisp white table clothes, will carry your imagination to whatever destination you desire.
Spaccio East boasts a massive open-concept central kitchen, a caffè, a well-stocked storefront and a restaurant. Choose to dine on our patio or eat and drink in our two-floor dining space and watch the live show in the kitchen as the bread comes out of the oven, the artisans hand-make the pasta and the pastry chef hand-rolls the cornetti.
Our dog-friendly patio is bursting with color and greenery, infusing the space with lively energy. Whether you're looking for a romantic evening or a lively gathering with friends, our patio provides the perfect retreat.
It's not just the aesthetics that makes us stand out. The menu boasts an impressive selection of dishes, including burritos, huevos rancheros, and chilaquiles for lunch and plated tacos, quesabirria, and chicken wings in the evening!
To complement the cuisine, our bartenders have made our signature cocktails that are as visually stunning as they are delicious.
Whether you're seeking a memorable dining experience, vibrant ambiance, or simply a place to unwind with friends, Tinga Kim delivers on all fronts.
This is a two-story space with 2 outdoor patios & 3 tequila bars, inspired by traditional & modern Mexican cantinas.
Tables will be seated only once the full party has arrived.
If you did not select an outdoor patio table or there were none available, your reservation will be for one of our spacious indoor dining rooms.
- SMSusanM1 review5.0Dined 2 days agoOur dinner was delicious . It was my first time ordering duck and I look forward to ordering it again.More infoGare de l'EstPrice: Moderate• Contemporary French• Leslieville / Riverdale•4.5
- OTOpenTable DinerOttawa •4 reviews5.0Dined 5 days agoWe had a fantastic experience at Ascari. We had three apps - focaccia, olives, and cauliflower, and two pastas - the one with sausage and broccolini and the rigatoni alla norma. Between the food and the wine, everything was excellent. Would highly recommend!More infoAscari EnotecaPrice: Moderate• Italian• Leslieville / Riverdale•4.7
- Sstephenb1 review5.0Dined on Sep 12, 2023We were greeted warmly and everything was great. Had very enjoyable eveningMore infoGreta Solomon'sPrice: Expensive• French• Leslieville / Riverdale•4.7
- ASAnthonySToronto / Ontario •4 reviews5.0Dined on Sep 9, 2023Great little restaurant.. fair prices and tasty Veal and Steak. Friendly, attentive service, although seemed little too quiet for a Saturday night which lowered the ambience a little. Would recommend and return.More infoBaldiniPrice: Moderate• Italian• Leslieville / Riverdale•4.4
- SCSofienCToronto / Ontario •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Our server was amazing! He gave good recommendations He was very responsive, quick and had a great sense of humour! We will revisit for sure!More infoTerroni PricePrice: Expensive• Italian• Rosedale / Summerhill•4.4
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The best reviewed restaurant in Leslieville / Riverdale is Dominion Pub and Kitchen