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73 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2V8, Canada
416-864-7373
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Ranked #24 of 6,833 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
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Our first night in Toronto and we had the best meal! Antipasto special for 2 to start. Then Osso Bucco and Veal Scallopini. Everything was done to perfection. The wait staff was excellent and we met the owners-so nice! For dessert warm molten chocolate cake and blood orange creme brûlée. Couldn't have been more perfect. Great Italian wine too! We'll... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I and my partner had a wonderful time in this restaurant. Our drink and food were amazing as well. Staffs are kind.

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Elora, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We made a reservation based on reviews on TripAdvisor and we were delighted with our dinner. Our server was Carlos and he was exceptional; polite, friendly, helpful but not over the top. Very professional. We started with cocktails and they were accompanied by slices of warm baguette that were drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with rosemary....incredibly good. We couldn't... More 

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Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The decor is very dark black etc... It's lively enough though so you don't quite feel like a funeral will break out. Service was very good. I had a deliscious mushroom soup to start and a decent red snapper. The bread was quite good. Very consistent all around so no disappointments. Not too loud either so it was good for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had our office X'mas lunch last month and there were 20 of us, the owner suggested that they would serve a variety of appetizers rather than each ordering our own (which was a good idea because we could taste a bit of everything), our boss ordered both red and white wine which were really nice but find that the... More 

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Toulouse, France
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196 reviews 196 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Had a delicious dinner in this lively restaurant. No, there is no musical entertainment but the staff are charming, funny and friendly with lots of good humor on offer. (Is it possible to be too friendly?) The food was beautifully presented, generous but not "over the top." Just right I'd say.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We live in Toronto and enjoy many of the city's restaurants. However, this was our third time at Carisma and we'd go back again in a heartbeat. The food, presentation and service are all excellent. Great abiance and a stunning wine list. We meet another couple every year during the holidays and after last night, we agreed this is where... More 

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London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The food was very good. It wasn't cheap but the ingredients used were good. The service was exceptional. The decor was really nice too.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Went to dinner here with my husband and another couple on the recommendation of a friend. We were given 9:00 reservation because the owner said they were so busy. We got there and no it wasn't busy. So I introduced myself to the owner and mentioned my friend sent me, he said he would be by my table later. So... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took a group of business friends to Carisma for a celebratory lunch last week and the food and service were outstanding. As we sat down, I asked our waiter if we could have some antipasto to share and within a few minutes, two beautiful platters arrived piled with tiger shrimp, calamari, warm mushrooms on greens, prosciutto - all delicious.... More 

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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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