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Enoteca Sociale

1288 Dundas St West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
(416) 534-1200
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Ranked #35 of 6,624 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $27 - $28
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Coolmine Road
Transit: The #505 Dundas Streetcar stops at Dundas & Dovercourt, less than a 1 minute walk from our front door.
Description: Enoteca Sociale is a real Italian Wine-Bar in the west end of Toronto. Sociale brings the concept of the Italian Enoteca to Toronto. Our value driven wine list focuses on hidden gems from various regions of Italy plus some of Ontario’s finest. We are proud to offer 80 wines under $80, available in tasting sizes thanks to our Enomatic system. Chef Rocco Agostino’s menu featurescad daily house made pasta with inspiration from classic Roman cuisine and local seasonal ingredients. Our very own cheese cave houses a selection of Ontario and Italian cheese. Simple, Honest and Natural.—Chef Rocco Agostino, Max Rimaldi & Daniel Clarke
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English first
Oakville, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was our first visit. It was a beautiful night so we enjoyed three hours out on the patio, trying many varied starters , pastas and desserts..Mezzaluna and grilled short ribs were particular favourites. Cappuccino was perfect! The service is wonderful and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. We were certainly return with our friends!

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Kingston, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited Enoteca Sociale last night -- we had reservations elsewhere but the other restaurant cancelled -- we are SO glad they did as we discovered Enoteca Sociale! We weren't sure what to expect given their small menu, but we were very impressed by the food and the level of service. The waiter knew the menu inside and out, and... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The restaurant is small, the menu is small but the overall experience was fabulous. We shared a number of appetizers including arancini, short ribs and the charcuterie platter. All delicious but the chicken liver mousse on the platter was a particular favourite. We then had pastas, three different ones and they were all a hit. By then I was quite... More

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Toronto
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The food here was very good. I like the risotto balls and the pasta was made very well. Service was attentive and prompt. Outdoor seating is great this time of year.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Chef Kris did it again! So much talent and creativity. We just came back from a five week trip to France and Barcelona and we did not miss our great dinners in Europe last evening. Not only does Leah offer exceptional service, she knows her wines and can recommend the one that will carry you throughout your meal. We just... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My partner and I are regulars at Enoteca Sociale. The service (Thanks Leah!) is amazing and the food absolutely amazing! It's an added bonus that everything is so reasonably priced! We brought my family there last night and again never a disappointment! If your looking for good Italian in the city, this is the place to go!

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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited Enoteca Sociale later on a Friday night for a good bottle of red wine and some Italian munchies. We were not disappointed. It's a small restaurant, but full of personality. The wine list was large, with lots of options. We ordered the charcuterie board, a cheese selection and the arancini balls with our wine. Everything... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

When I drove by at first I thought the outside very unassuming to the point I wasn't sure it was open. So glad I parked and walked in. Was greeted very quickly and led to my table. Our server was lovely, very knowledgeable about the menu and offered suggestions. Menu is small but had something for everyone. Servings were not... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

First a little background. My partner is Italian and I am French. We have traveled extensively in Italy, and France, and brag about being foodies. We were invited by two friends to dine last Saturday evening at Enoteca Sociale (ES) where we were served a five course tasting menu created by Kris Schlotzhauer, the Chef Di Cucina. The evening began... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We were a group of 4 and had made reservations ahead of time. Atmosphere is great - rustic, dimly lit and lots of overall charm. We started out with the cheese and charcuterie platter and loved the variety of delicious cheese. Entrees we were all pleased with. I had the gnocchi and found it to be so soft and fresh,... More

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