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Carisma

73 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V8, Canada
416-864-7373
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Ranked #18 of 6,662 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Toronto
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The service and the food were just amazing. Our waiter was on top of the game and didnt disappoint with his character either. The restaurant is very warm and welcoming the family is always watching to make sure nothing is left unattended or your water glass ever empty. Food was great. Ordered the calamari and scallops both were done perfectly.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We booked this restaurant at short notice based on TripAdvisor reviews. It is one of the few times TripAdvisor has let me down. We had only just arrived in Toronto and it was my mothers birthday. We hadn't booked in advance due to the flexibility of our travel plans but that should not have made a difference. There were six... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Taken to Carisma for my birthday; greeted upon entry with offer of coat check. Had the Papparadelle with wild boar ragu, my guest had spaghatinni with black tiger shrimp, pink peppercorn in a brandy sauce as our primi.. The service was refined, on point and seamless. It was a great experience for this being our 1st time here. Sexy décor,... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Took 3 Clients to this Restaurant on a Thrusday night. had reservations but not needed this night. Server was Italian and spoke good english. Very attentive. Food was very good. We had Pasta, Fish of the day and steak and each one was excellent. Had deserts. Out of Creme Bruele. We had 3 different ones and all excellent. Would defintiely... More

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Toronto
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221 reviews 221 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Enjoyed a first meal here this week with family and friends, and had a great experience overall. Menu is filled with fine-dining Italian standards, and everything we tried was very good. Only minor issues is that two meat dishes were served quite rare instead of medium-rare as requested, but they fixed the issues quickly and the dishes were excellent otherwise.... More

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Toronto
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a very nice spot. Nice decor. Not too dark, Not too loud, but just about right on all accounts. Friendly. The dishes were nice. Gnocchi excellent. Spicy sausage pasta very good. Not inexpensive but not over the top. For the quality of food and the service, the value is there. Recommend.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The lovely spot comes with my highest recommendation. The ambiance is calm amidst the chaos of King St, the service attentive and helpful without being pushy, and the food..The food! I was treated royally - recommendations made and explained without pressure to prefer, the wine suggested.. All to the gentle sultry tones of Ella Fitzgerald in the background. Carisma is... More

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Milton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

food was fantastic, no complaints. Waiter old school italian, very rush when it came to ordering anything. We had to tell him to stop and we would let him know when we are ready. Lots of open tables so no need to rush us, party of 8 attended. Food 10/10. Service 7/10.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

What a most enjoyable evening. From the moment you walk in the door you're greated with an Italian warmth. Quickly seated and then the efficient service began. We had 2 waiters, one for food one for drinks and wine. In ordering our wine our waiter was knowledgeable and guided us to having a glass of wine seperate to the bottle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Wine list is interesting and deserves a good read. Many little treasures but dont worry a very friendly server will guide you to the best wine for you. Then comes time to choose your food from the menu and the day's specials ... Wow such selections. I went for the tuna tartare (best i have ever ate) and the taglioni... More

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Additional Information about Carisma

Address: 73 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V8, Canada
Phone Number: 416-864-7373
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Italian

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