Trattoria Taverniti

4.6
507 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Italian
Trattoria Taverniti serves authentic and homemade Italian cuisine in the heart of Toronto’s Little Italy. A true trattoria, this cozy little restaurant, features Rosina Taverniti's family recipes. Come try our house specialties: Gnocchi Venezia, Meat Lasagna, or our Calabrese Pizza!
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Anastasia
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and atmosphere. Thank you for one of the best birthday diners❤️

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MartinF
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this place!! Thank you Rosina.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome gnocchi and pizza. Real authentic Italian restaurant. Loved meeting the mother of the owner who passed down her reciepes

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JanetC
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food was very good though portions were a bit small. Service was extremely slow for a Sunday night. Took well over an hour to get our food. Marinara sauce was particularly good though salad was overdressed and oily.

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HilaryR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Showed up for our reservation and the store was closed. There was a sign in the doorway saying to try the food at the place next door.

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brucea
Puerto Vallarta
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I made my reservation on open table and trekked down to the restaurant only to find a sign outside saying they were closed. I understand things happen but the least they could have done is notify me since they have both mu phone number and email. Very unprofessional.

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AwseJ
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Love the ambiance

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Hungryhungryhippo
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, tastes so authentic. The customer service was outstanding as well, offering us water and checking on us. With a wide variety of choices from pasta to pizza, the food came i. so quick! Definitely would come again and try something new (or try the same dish again).

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PerryM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderfull small Trattoria, with homemade pasta. Delicious!

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JanD
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just perfect. The food was amazing, the service fantastic.

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MartinK
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

One of the worst restaurant experiences I've had since living in Toronto. They made me wait an hour and 15 minutes to received my food. Pasta tasted like alphagetti I kid you not. My girlfriend said the exact thing and she's from Sicily.

Never coming back here again and I don't recommend anyone should.

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BASHEER
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food is amazing and the services is super, just if they could make the portion size a little bigger :)

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H2021
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic! This place (and its sister restaurant "Rosina" on King) has the best pizza I've had in Toronto. Pasta is similarly delicious. Highly recommend the Penne Rosina, and the Venezia pizza (I swap gorgonzola for arugula and it's amazing!)

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KatherineN
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I booked a reservation for my friend's birthday. We were a group of 5 people and every single one of the dishes we ordered were delicious. This was our first visit but definitely won't be our last. Thank you for the great service and even better food.

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vipCuisine1art
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was superb! Unfortunately the kitchen was backed up so the service was very, very slow.

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Loli
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was very good specially the lasagna. The founder grandmother came out to greet us which was incredibly nice!

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Nicole
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Ordered a fetuccine Alfredo pasta; it was overpriced, a small portion and bland. The restaurant seemed understaffed and the service was poor and slow. Will not be returning.

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Aoife
Dublin
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our favourite Italian food in the city! It is authentic, fresh, and delicious. The restaurant is family run and this shines through in the service. You will not be disappointed!

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RichardG
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food and drink was wonderful. Eating on the patio under the umbrella was nice and lots of pretty lighting along College Street. Tables were well spaced. Service was slow and sporadic, our wait staff seemed to have a disproportionate number of tables.

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TeodoraP
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. The food is delicious and prices are super reasonable. Service is great and patio location is right in the middle of busy Little Italy.

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Erin
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time. The food was delicious, service was prompt and the staff were so friendly. Would HIGHLY recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and very attentive staff, a nice chat with Rosita

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food was excellent

OT
OpenTable Diner
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was wonderful! We started with some meatballs and bread. Main courses lasagna and chicken parmesan. Both were excellent. The table were outside on a platform between the sidewalk and street. It was evening and could have used a little creative lighting. Also some fans to provide air movement. Other than that I was extremely pleased. I will definitely visit again the next time I'm in Toronto. The pomodoro fantastic!

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TanyaP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We make our own pasta and cook with fresh ingredients so we can be tough to please when it comes to Italian fare but you won’t be disappointed at Traverniti. The food is fantastic and service excellent. A no frills, great value establishment that we plan to visit again!!!

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MichaelD
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best pasta i have ever had, including the meals i had in Italy. Very authentic and they are all super friendly.

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MladenS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Service was just ok but food is below average

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DelaneyM
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and very friendly service. Would definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So lovely! Would return 100%

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Lidziya
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a small Birthday gathering with 5!! Kids. All of us were so happy with the place and service. The food is delicious, drinks, and awesome deserts.

Thank you, Donna Taverniti, we are definitely coming back 😉.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited Trattoria Taverniti after an absence of 2 years and everything was as great as before. The food was yummy and the service just right on a beautiful summer evening.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was amazing! Wine amazing! Best Italian food in a long time, great service thank you for the date night food

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LauraM
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Really tasty food, lovely atmosphere, would definitely go again!

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ManuK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian restaurant in Toronto. Very casual and relaxed vibe - gives you that homely feeling overall in terms of setting, service and food. Appetizers, pasta, bread and wine was excellent, and the pizza was the best in town.

I highly recommend this place and will certainly return.

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NicoleM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place. Delicious homemade pasta, lovely service, it’s one of my fave spots in the the neighbourhood.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitresses were awesome!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience1

The food was not the best but the servers were very nice.

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SandyD
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Customer service was amazing. The staff went above and beyond to make sure I had a good experience.

I ordered the classic bruschette and the penne Rosa. Both good dishes with lots of flavours.

If you looking for a real Italian restaurant , please try this one out!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely evening. Cozy patio and amazing carbonara/Margherita

FAQs

Trattoria Taverniti does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Trattoria Taverniti also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 537-0078.

Trattoria Taverniti is rated 4.6 stars by 507 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.