eighteen30

3.2
155 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Italian
At the intersection of Spadina Avenue and Wellington Street, in the busy downtown core, sits a little historic park called Clarence Square. In the summer, people sit or lay back on the park benches to read, nap or people-watch. Occasionally squirrels race down the enormous trees, chattering at each other, while small dogs, let loose by their condo owners, scrabble after them.

A italian snack bar with great cocktails and and ambiance. From pasta to think crust pizza to snacks. Come in and meet her...

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 155 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy & never disappointed

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience4

My friend and I had a spontaneous date night on a Wednesday. The patio was surprisingly very warm. Our server was so sweet and the music was good. We ordered just a couple of appetizers would love to come back a try a couple of mains.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and even greater food! Our server was a great time, came often enough to ensure we enjoyed ourselves, but not excessively to where it was an issue. Can definitely see myself coming back again, especially with the amazing warmth!

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Eats66
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Never got seated even though we had a reservation. Had to wait outside in minus 13 weather. This place obviously doesn’t follow any type of covid protocols people were jammed in together no masks, or limit and they didn’t check any vaccination. Left after nearly 50 minutes of waiting.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Hey….considering the circumstances. It’s worth a visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2022
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Food was terrible. Ordered a margherita pizza and mussel pappardelle. Both were flavourless with no sauce. Sent my pasta back and they added more sauce.They tried to make us pay for the pizza after we each tried a slice and realized it's cardboard. They took the pizza and said to pick something new but they would still charge us for the pizza and for the new item if we ordered ??? Our server Tried to drop off a random pizza instead? But my date doesn't eat pork and the waitress said it's not pork it's calabrese ?? We talked to a manger she said to pick another dish and we picked a fettuccine Alfredo dish and they didn't charge us thankfully (but it was still so bland) Drinks were good. Heated patio was hot enough We took off our jackets. Don't come here if you want food. More of a basic cocktail spot with decent music. Wouldn't go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Although I wouldn’t come back for food, It’s a great place for drinks! Music is loud and energetic, however the service is a little too good lol… our waitress checked up on us every 7 min (we actually started timing it) she was super nice but it got a bit annoying cause of the constant interruptions. I would come back during the lockdown as it is a good patio for drinks but i don’t think I’ll be back once all restaurants/bar reopen.

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Laurel
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall2food1service3ambience4

I don’t like to complain, but I feel that this review could be constructive to some adjustments. Our server was friendly and the set up of the restaurant was beautiful but the server didn’t check in often. The first thing we noticed was that it took our food about 45 minutes to arrive after ordering, which is usually fine because we understand it’s a busy restaurant and the job can be stressful, however when it did all arrive it was very cold and almost felt like it had been left sitting out for a while not like it just hadn’t been heated through. For example the pizza crust had hardened and the burger bun was harder than you’d expect as well. My friend also received her $19 risotto as a serving of only about 1/2 a cup. So we felt that the value on items like that was low. Overall our experience here was not the best.

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Monak
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food3service5ambience3

The food was pretty average, no quinoa in my salad but there was suppose to be. My boyfriend also said the pasta had no flavour,
Service was great and very warm.

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Corey
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great spot, great heated patio. DJ was great. Only restaurant open in the city and it was worth it for a date night.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!

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vipAnonymous
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

This is such a tough review to write. Eighteen30 had real problems on our visit, but also clear strengths.

The major problem was service: after seating we waited 25 minutes to see a waitress. And trust me, we tried hard to flag one down! One waitress appeared to be "dedicated" to a specific table, as she spent 15 minutes chatting with the guys at that table while ignoring us. On the other hand, once we caught somebody's attention, she was awesome, apologetic and supportive. But this wasn't a one-off: we waited 30 minutes for the bill at the end of the night! In a similar vein, several dishes took extremely length periods to arrive. The fried cheesecake took 25 minutes (yes, it became a party-game to time things). Our second & third rounds of drinks (cosmos & old-fashioneds, nothing super-fancy) took 15 and 25 minutes respectively. And it was loud. Almost unbearably so, with the DJ blasting music that had us resorting to texting across a small table. You can see the problem: waiting 20+ minutes at a stretch, and being unable to carry on a conversation.

On the other hand... the food & drinks themselves ranged from good to great. The fried cheesecake was shockingly good, great chewy outside and soft inside. The penne alla vodka was phenomenal.

All told, should you go? Maybe. My recommendation is don't go to eat during prime hours, but if you just want to drink+nibble and don't mind the wait that's fine. Off-hours I imagine with the food quality would be great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Reviews on Google were spot on. Service was slow our starters came out cold and when it came time for our mains they came about 15-20 minutes apart. Staff weren’t wearing masks for a majority of our visit. Would never come back.

JS
JelenaS
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They cancelled our reservation without telling us since they had booked a large party indoors. They told us we could sit outside (the tables weren't set, no heaters, and super dirty). The hostess had already finished our contact tracing and was just as shocked as we were. When asked why we weren't notified she said "the manager wanted to close the availability yesterday but didn't because they were still getting reservations". We should have been notified. Lousy business.

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BirthdayGirl
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

A friend and I went just for dinner and drinks before our night out on the town.

The food was good. The staff were good. A little pricey for what it was but definitely a lovely space.

We were the only guests there when we arrived. They didn't go above or beyond for us given that point but it was good for what it was!

I'm sure it gets livelier later in the evening.

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vipClifford
Toronto
47 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

This is more a night club

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We were allowed to book a table but it was closed when we showed up for the time

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Shareen
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Such beautiful decor— great for photos! :)
The food was delicious and so were the drinks. The service was great as well. Really enjoyed it!

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Jess
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Was sat and not acknowledged by any wait staff for over 25 minutes until we left even though the patio was close to empty and they were tending to the one or two other tables.

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vipTurns
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Sad to say this will be my last visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The place is cute but there were flies in our face which was super weird considering we’re in a restaurant, the fire alarm kept going off cuz of the smoke from the kitchen and there were flies and no soap in the washroom as well. When I confronted the manager she said there was nothing she can do and was giving attitude. Overall I was really upset w it.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience4

Service was terrible, food took way too long to arrive, appetizer came out same time as food. The server continuously forgot items but continued to come check on us.. without the items. Kitchen put balsamic vinegar on the cheese cake instead of chocolate sauce. She overcharged us for things we didn’t order, as well as did not ask how to split the bill and rather charged it to one bill - leaving us to calculate the bill and divide it among ourselves.

I don’t know if this is an ongoing issue but while we were there the owner/manager was speaking to three severs on the road regarding an issue with service and some drama between them.

Once all internal issues are resolved this would probably be a great experience for all.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience5

The music was amazing and the aesthetic was just perfect! The food was good as well and so was the drink!! My only issue was with the service cause it took the longest time before we got a server to serve us and then she took the longest time with everything which was quite annoying but other than that it was an amazing experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

our reservation of 5 were sat at the smallest booth in the restaurant. our waiter was rude as she sat us then didn’t come back. we we

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Vivenne and Lucky were the servers, they were horrible. They apparently didn’t have house wine when we wanted a bottle and the next best was Chardonnay that they didn’t even tell us the price for, the price for it didn’t match up with the menu. The waitress was on her phone most of the time and didn’t refill our water at all or check in once. The place wasn’t even busy at all and there were so many waitresses that stood around, so there was no excuse. There was no service but they charged an auto tip. Avoid this place at all cost, trust the reviews you see. In addition, the servers think it’s okay to get drunk with guests and drink THEIR alcohol bottles that they paid for and sit down at their table. They make this establishment look like a joke.

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vipbabblingbride
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Great vibe. Friendly and attentive service. Food is okay. But the mix drinks were not so good. I’d come back for the vibe, music and Truffle fries, but will stick to wine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I am really disappointed with this restaurant, this was by far the WORST dining/customer service experience I’ve ever had. Not only did our mains come out cold but to top it off there was no manager/supervisor on duty to take care of the matter. We were forced to pay for a meal that we didn’t eat, due to the lack of management. However, the staff were really nice and tried to help by contacting the manager for us. He was extremely rude and unprofessional, said that we had to pay and to come back the next day to get store credit. The staff even offered to pay for our bill out of pocket, which we did not allow. As someone who not only studies but works in the same industry, I was extremely frustrated that someone like him is allowed to run a restaurant. I contacted him the next day and he started swearing at me for telling him that it’s not right to leave a restaurant unattended. Please avoid going to this restaurant, I made a mistake by not looking at the reviews beforehand. The reviews/ ratings says a lot about this restaurant, dont make the same mistake. Spend your money elsewhere.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food! Great drinks!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Made a reservation and no one was able to speak to us or seat us. Second time this has happened. Waited for 20 minutes and could not get any help so we left.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was the sweetest. Helped me pick drinks and food. Had a great input!!!! Owner also came to speak with us and was so kind. Recommended us to his other places which I’m excited to check out. Overall so fun and such a cool spot for photos and vibes.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

We went here before my brother in laws proposal, and it wasn’t the right vibe. Music was deafeningly loud, restaurant was empty, service was pretty bad, but our waitress was really nice and sweet to us!! We liked her. The food was decent, it wasn’t too bad. I got really bad stomach pains after the meal and it pretty much ruined the whole night.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

The food was terrible, but not as terrible as our server 😭 We asked for water about 6 times before we actually got it. We didn’t even get napkins??? My friends ordered drinks and ended up cancelling because by the time we were done with our food, they still didn’t get their drinks. Will say tho, the DJ was bumpin.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Terrible service and terrible management.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Service is really bad everything is super late or missed , cocktails were really bad not worth the $$, food was ok, overall not a great experience

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Lukas
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Reserved a table but was never even served or acknowledged after sitting down.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ava the new server who just started on her 3 day she said did a fantastic job with hospitality and gave a great costumer experience during my dinner today. The service was bomb her attitude was amazing and I’ll definitely be coming back for her to seat me again!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Quiet night but good vibes. Service was fast!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience4

Unfortunately, the Bang bang chicken I ordered was cold and the salad I ordered was warm. Also both of my drink glasses had prior lipstick stains on them. Great atmosphere but the cleanliness of the dishes was atrocious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They acknowledged my reservation but told me I’d have to wait over an hour for a table. I waited and they still did not give me a table.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from eighteen30 using the Order Online button. eighteen30 also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 519-3006.

eighteen30 is rated 3.2 stars by 155 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.