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Enoteca Sociale

1288 Dundas St West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
(416) 534-1200
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Ranked #40 of 6,730 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $28
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
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've been here 4 or 5 times in the past few years, and each time I leave so thoroughly impressed, satisfied, and more appreciative of this great restaurant's efforts. That they are also able to keep their menu reasonably priced just speaks further to their endless skill and appeal.

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Upon recommendation, we visited this restaurant last night and it was even better than we heard. Fantastic wine, great service, and wonderful food (have the arancini!). And the prices are most reasonable! We liked it so much, we are going back tonight for our last night in Toronto!

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Burlington, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Service was outstanding, our server was attentive and courteous and his recommendations were delicious. We started with shared plates of arancini in a tomato sauce and a plate of glazed carrots with yogurt and honey: yum. Bread and oil was presented and a couple of bottles of amazing white wine, glasses were filled regularly and water glasses were filled throughout... More

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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our meal at Enoteca Sociale last Sunday! Amazing bread to start. We shared the salumi platter (we were not expecting a pate as one of the items but were pleasantly surprised with it) and the risotto balls (yummy). The pastas (Amatriciana and dandelion pesto one) were fresh and flavourful. We were stuffed but shared the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This restaurant is very unassuming from the outside but has a wonderful ambiance on the inside. The food is delivered quickly and everything is delicious- the fresh baked bread is a nice touch

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
424 reviews 424 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is the type of restaurant you want to come back to. The lighting is just right, the food is charming and fresh and tasty, the wine list, long. With a nice patio for the summer months and a lovely private room in the basement for events, I really loved this little place on the corner in Dundas West. The... More

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London, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food here is extremely high quality. It was a surprise as a foody friend took me and it didn't look 'fancy' when we walked in. One realizes quickly the atmosphere is intended. The staff are chatty and friendly. The feel is relaxed but its really about the food. Apparently we lucked out with the walk-in because a reservation I... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is the 2nd time we have eaten here - although our first was a couple of years ago. The service is amazing - the staff incredibly knowledgeable and efficient. We decided to share everything so we ate 'Roman ' Style. We started with the Albacore Tuna - delicious and fresh with the fennel. Our Pasta was their famous Bucatini... More

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Oakville, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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Additional Information about Enoteca Sociale

Address: 1288 Dundas St West, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 534-1200
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 28
Cuisine: Italian

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