eighteen30

3.1
135 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 135 people are saying
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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
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Vivenne the server was 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.

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babblingbride
Toronto
5 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
1 review
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.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall3food1service2ambience3

The food came out cold. I mentioned it to the server but nothing was done about it. Cold octopus is not very good. Drinks were weak too.

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vipOpenTableVIPDiner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. Waiters were very attentive and followed covid precautions

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vipchioimaa
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall3food1service2ambience1

Service was terrible, waited at least 25 minutes before I was served and was probably even noticed because she was serving the table next to me. The food was terrible, over fried calamari which was heavily breaded and the cups had lipstick stains. In regards to vibe, great vibe but bring your own food and drinks to this place

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Eighteen 30 was a beautiful restaurant. Amazing vibes with the live DJ and good tasting drinks. The service was abolajrslf

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Service was horrible. Got told to leave. 10 minutes after our food came. Employees were not welcoming. Ambience was weak. Not like the photos.

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vipOrengo
Toronto
14 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Got an early seat on the patio. Service very slow and when I asked to see the manager, I was told that he/she was too busy. Finally, one of the waitstaff pretended to be a manager; she was about 20 years old and looked like a call girl.

The music was so LOUD, a diner would not even have to chew their food. We left - without eating - after not even getting served even a drink for over 20 minutes.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

this restaurant has the worst service. the manager is extremely rude and very disorganized this place does not honour their reservations. Probably never going back here i went for my girls birthday & they ruined her night & were not even apologetic.

eighteen30
Responded on July 3, 2021

Sorry to hear you did not enjoy your evening, we hope you will give our venue another try. Please be informed that our seating time limit is 90 minutes. We always try to accommodate all guests and apologize if this impacted your wait time.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience4

The vibes are nice and the music is great! the food okay. I would go back.. just don't order the margarita. It was a strong bitter smoky flavor, we had to ask for sprite to fix it and ended up getting beers because they were impossible to enjoy. Other than that, good times!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Wouldn’t recommend this place , the food they have on the menu - they never have . Also over priced drinks . The service was bad and they definitely over charged.

eighteen30
Responded on July 3, 2021

Sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit, we were most likely sold out of the item, this can happen and we hope you will come and visit again.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing spot love it.

eighteen30
Responded on July 3, 2021

thank you! we hope to see you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

We had reservations for 4 people late night… two of us got there on time, while the other two were 5 minutes away. They didn’t want to seat us… I guess understandable because covid? Anyways we walked away to wait for the rest of our party to arrive. Then I guess the manager or whatever chased us down and told us we can sit at our table now. Confusing.

The hostesses were slow and weren’t doing their job… we stood at the front desk for a good 10 minutes but nobody even acknowledged us until I had to ask the security/bouncer who the hostess was. They came of rude and probably didn’t even wanna be there. They were standing around looking at their nails and online shopping on their phones, thus I thought they were customers as well… I’ll never go back to this place 😄😂

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall2food5service2ambience5

Not the greatest customer service food was good.

eighteen30
Responded on July 3, 2021

sorry to hear you did not have a 5 star experience, we hope you will come again soon.

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Charlotte
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Overpriced, the food wasn’t worth it, horrible service.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Waited 40 minutes for drinks, got a flat aperol spritz. Funniest was that the host, server and manager were very pushy on the fact that you are only allowed to sit for 60 minutes. Food was straight up embarrassing, like 11 yr olds cooking frozen food using a microwave. Also on the machine tip % options started at 20, 25, 30…Lol

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Very bad experience. The service was very poor, even if there were more waiters than customers. They would just talk to each other very loud and ignore us. And, the food and wine were not good. I don't recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Went here before covid, the food and service was amazing. Came here recently and ended up getting sick all night from the sliders. Drinks took forever and I mean 15-20 minutes for one shot of tequila. They made the place look really beautiful and fun, but never coming here again. Not paying to get sick again.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall5food2service1ambience4

Horrible horrible service

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Music was way too loud and not keeping with the tone, the servers were not kind. All around not a great vibe

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Our experience was nothing short of disappointing. Upon arrival at exactly the time of our reservation, we were told that we had to stand in line with people who were trying to walk in to the restaurant and witnessed 4 tables getting seated ahead of us. When we finally did get our table, we were told we have a 2 hour limit since the time of the original reso. Whenever we tried to talk to a bouncer or hostess about our situation we were simply told to go back in the line since they were busy. Our server was very nice and definitely the best part of the night, she was prompt with orders and had a great attitude. The food was definitely overpriced, and so were the drinks. My friend ordered two Caesar’s and a shot and had to pay a $71 bill which is simply unacceptable. The ambience is pretty energetic and nice and quite loud but good for a young crowd. All in all, I’m glad we had the experience since now we know to never go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience5

The server spilled a drink on my friend and didn’t even look at her or apologize afterwards. Food portions are tiny.

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 3.1 stars by 135 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.