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La Risata Ristorante

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2777 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Keele)
TTC
416-665-4372
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Italian food in Toronto.

This restaurant was recommended to us by a good friend who helped us locate a good Italian restaurant. Situated on 2777 steeles ave . West Toronto It's run by very nice gentleman with his wife. Food is very good and fresh. Service is excellent and above all very inexpensive . . The restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
Alhaji A
,
Albany
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Reservations
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Albany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a good friend who helped us locate a good Italian restaurant. Situated on 2777 steeles ave . West Toronto It's run by very nice gentleman with his wife. Food is very good and fresh. Service is excellent and above all very inexpensive . . The restaurant also gives you more on your plate... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

How to begin! ! Our server was great, the atmosphere felt great very intimate to be exact. ...BUT!! Knowing and loving Italian and Argentinian food....what a horrible experience... we ordered the parillada wich would be a Argentina BBQ instead we received a plater of boiled meat tost on the grill for 2 minutes to seen like it was grilled! !... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I ended up here due to a groupon purchased by my wife. The ambiance was okay while the service was good and prompt. No complaints there. The food unfortunately was an absolute bust. My appetizer was buffalo mozzeralla with bresola. It was well presented on the plate and excitedly dove in. What a total flop. The first slices of bresola... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We have dined here twice using a Groupon. But for the Groupon, these experiences would not have been very good at all. The food is average and in fact the last time, my wife's steak was served rare when it was ordered medium. The chef came out to say that, according to the temperature, the steak had been cooked medium.... More 

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Markham, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

They’re trying to give off an impression of a high-end restaurant but with their service and food quality... there’s a long long way to go. I purchased Groupon dinner for 2 includes 1 appetizer, 2 entrees & 1 dessert. The value of the coupon is totally over stated but the worst part is they added tips to the bill (by... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Restaurant decor was ok - nothing special but not too bad. Didnt really like the food - the bruschetta tastswas a little stale and very little toppings and the appatizer that my mom ordered left alot to be desired (supposed to include mushrooms in a reduction sauce, but it was basically undercooked mushrooms in beef broth). They told us that... More 

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Hong Kong
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27 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Purchased Groupon voucher and was a but worried after purchase to see some negative reviews posted here. But went on a Tuesday night, only 3 tables when arrived and service was good and prompt. Ordered 3 small dishes (shrimp, scallop and mushroom) as appetizer, sea bass and black cod as 2 entrees and homemade tiramisu as dessert. Also ordered a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Ordered fish and was not cooked enough. Mentioned problem to owner and he was rude and impolite. He told me he tasted the fish and it was fine. I told him to eat it then. I didn't order anything else and whole ordeal was upsetting. Won't go back there!

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This restaurant is located at the corner of a strip mall on the south side of Steeles Avenue between Keele and Dufferin. You could easily drive by and not give it a second thought. We found this restaurant through a Groupon Coupon - and as we live nearby decided to try it out. It is a lovely well appointed restaurant... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

This was to be a "date night" free of daily stresses, and although the restaurants decor is contemporary and charming the stench of BLEACH was overwhelming! Food had a constant taste of being burnt...not that the food was overcooked but rather that perhaps their cooking elements were too hot and therefore the flavour was embedded on their grill. Service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2777 Steeles Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    (Keele)
  • Public Transportation: TTC
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
  • Phone Number: 416-665-4372

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?