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About Paese Ristorante Bathurst St.

With regulars referring to Paese as their "kitchen away from home", Paese Ristorante has been serving Italian inspired food made from the finest local ingredients for the past 21 years. Attention to quality of ingredients and healthy alternatives sets Paese apart. Paese Ristorante"s food philosophy, as directed by executive chef Christopher Palik and owner, Tony Loschiavo, is driven by a passion for bringing a modern twist on traditional favorites to North Toronto. Paese also boasts one of the city's most diverse lists of major producing wine regions. Paese also has three sommeliers on staff to assist with creating the perfect marriage of food and wine. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious meal, share a pizza at the bar with a glass wine from the list of 10 glasses, Paese Ristorante's elegantly contemporary environment offers the idyllic backdrop for a truly tempting evening. Wine Spectator 'Award of Excellence' from 1997 - 2010 consecutively.

3827 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M3H3N1
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am -2:30pm; Dinner: Monday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Tuesday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Fridays 5:30pm - 11, Saturday 5:30pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Bathurst and Wilson

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 631-6585

Website:
http://www.paeseristorante.com/

Catering:
Please contact directly at 416.631.9226

Parking Details:
Additional parking available one door north of Paese on Delhi Street.

Executive Chef:
Chef Christopher Palik

Private Party Facilities:
For parties up to 60 guests, Paese's private rooms present an exclusive yet welcoming dining experience. Our highly experienced team will cater to your every need and customize a menu that best suits your specific taste, dietary restrictions and personal preferences. The private dining experiences are ideal for any special occasion, including: Corporate meetings, Wine tasting, Rehearsal dinners, Birthday parties, Anniversaries, Family celebrations, Cocktail parties, Sunday brunch, Breakfast meetings & Luncheons

Private Party Contact:
Sharon Correia: (416) 631-9226 ext. 239

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Paese Ristorante Bathurst St. Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (13)
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Notable Wine List (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Casual (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Healthy (6)
Authentic (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Romantic (5)
Cozy (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

very good food, served very well, in the exact location in the restaurant for shat we wanted. this was lunch and was most enjoyable!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 13, 2018

A great go to reataurant! Food is great and service exceptional.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Always so welcoming to families. So sweet to our kids. Service is amazing. Always have the best meals.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Go to spot for special occasions - never disappointed.

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

Great as always!

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The restaurant is outstanding. The food is exquisite and the service is superb. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Salty and expensive!!

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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Their polenta fries are to die for.
We enjoyed the food. I just found it took a long time for the server to took the order after he presented the specials.
Would visit it again for sure.
Thank you.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 18, 2017

My dish was a special of the day. A seafood papdrelle. Delicious! My friends pasta and pizza were only so so. Had a glass of Portuguese wine. Not the best and overpriced.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

The whole evening was lovely. Old friends, good food. The atmosphere wasn't overwhelming and we could talk. Overall, a very good experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Nice decor and environment. Menu has a number of interesting twists on a variety of standard dishes. Presentation is good and service is very good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We always have a good time at this restaurant

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was very salty even after sending it back and re cooking it. Could have been a really good dish but saltiness just killed it. Other than that okay! Not a fan.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Love is like I found my new fav Italian - great cocktails, knowledgeable host Salvatore and authentic Italian food. I’ll be back

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

The service and food was excellent. More diverse wine selection would be nice

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Decent food, overpriced for a neighbourhood restaurant

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Any occasion

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent dining experience! Food was excellent! Service was good but not over-solicitous. Had a nice selection of specials to select from.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Business Meals
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Wonderful meal!! I'll be back for sure!! Everyone in our group loved the food. Service was excellent.

Tags: Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We can always be sure that we will have a great meal at Paese

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent in every respect - particularly for those who require gluten free - excellent choices!

Tags: Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I was very pleasantly surprised! I had no idea this restaurant was here. Delicious food, friendly service, lovely presentation.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Vegan, Fit for Foodies
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and nicely presented. The plate of cookies given to us with our coffee was a really lovely treat.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I have eaten at Paece many times for both lunch and dinner and have enjoyed the flavor and quality of the food each time. The service is always good. I gave the food four stars instead of five because I find the salad I love is a little small. The reason for my overall and ambience rating above is that I always find it cold in the restaurant. This time I remembered to wear warm layers but I have often eaten with my coat over my shoulders. I have asked for temperature adjustments and sometimes it works but the next time it is the same. I do wish they would adjust this.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 27, 2017

First time there, excellent in every way!

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·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great food. Nice Ambiance! Tried some new vegan and vegetarian option the were really great. Always busy so make a reservation.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This restaurant has been our “go-to” place for lunches or dinners with friends for years. Staff are warm, welcoming, efficient and fun! Food is always delicious and since our last visit they have added a daily vegetarian option (which I chose - terrific!!). So good to have a tasty vegetarian meal that isn’t salad or pasta!

Tags: Healthy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 17, 2017

My friend and I went to Paese on Bathurst St. for lunch to belatedly celebrate our birthdays. The food was delicious and we enjoyed several courses: appetizer special and two main dishes which we shared. We liked the menu, good variety and interesting items for appetizers, salads, main courses and desserts. The server was very pleasant and helpful. We would certainly go back and will bring our husbands next time.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Fabulous, as per usual. My favourite spot for a great meal in Toronto.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 22, 2017

One of my favourites!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 6, 2017

A group of ladies had Lunch at Paese the other day. We were able to talk to each other and hear each other. This restaurant is not noisy. There were nice groups of people talking not yelling. And probably enjoying the delicious food. Our lunch was very good and enjoyable.
Their catering arm is excellent. They catered my Granddaughter's Wedding with Kudos all around.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Terrible and overpriced lunch the salmon was dry and overbuttered for $30. Not going back

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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 30, 2017

The ambience, service and food were all very good. The menu had lots of selection and there were many specials to pick from. I would come back and recommend this gem of a place.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great food great service terrific ambience !!!

Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy

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·Dined on August 2, 2017

The service was terrible. Our waiter spent more time socializing with preferred tables. The food was was not great. I had gone to Paese years ago and was very disappointed.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great service, food and great atmosphere.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Returned for the first time in a couple of years. Paese is as good as I remember! Perfectly grilled octopus as a starter (my wife had the broccoli and carrot soup special) with a pair of excellent fish dishes (branzino and red snapper). Just fabulous! Service was outstanding.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 21, 2017

We love Paese. It's our favourite restaurant.
We are never disappointed. The food is delicious and exceptional quality. Tony and his staff take pride in their service and quality. We always recommend it.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Good options on the menu but lacked a standard pasta dish. So one of us made our own and it turned out great - exacly what she wanted. I appreciate a restaurant that has that flexibility.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Toronto)·Dined on July 17, 2017

Always good, never disappoints, The food was very good. It was an enjoyable evening with friends.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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