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Mistura

#87 of 6,707 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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Midtown
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265 Davenport Rd., Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J9, Canada (Avenue Road)
Bay or St. George station on the Bloor subway line offer the best option to the restaurant. Mistura is a mere 7 minute walk north on Bay Street or Bedford Road.
+1 416-515-0009
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located close to Toronto's Yorkville area, Mistura opened in October of...
Located close to Toronto's Yorkville area, Mistura opened in October of 1997 to rave reviews and continues today with the same ideals. It boasts excellent quality, seasonal menus prepared Chef Massimo Capra's way and served by the professional and knowledgeable team. Mistura is about hospitality that's fun and comfortable, set in an elegant candle-lit atmosphere. A contemporary Italian cuisine reflects a simplified yet refined approach to taste. An extensive wine list, including wine from some of the world's finest vineyards, and an attentive, knowledgeable staff add to the appeal. Perhaps you prefer a more intimate, private setting. Mistura's private dining room holds 14 people, while the semi-private dining room holds up to 40, to cater to your more private functions.
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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
amazing food

the food here was amazing. the beet risotto is highly recommended and was out of this world. Paolo, the owner, was an excellent host and knows all about good quality food and flavors. the lamb ribs are also amazing as well as the boar ravioli's. everything tasted great. we will be back

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Oakville, Canada
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149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Mistura is one of those places that people will rave about and so when visiting the expectations are generally very high. So it was with us as we visited for dinner after work. The atmosphere was pleasant, as was the hostess who greeted us and quickly sat us at our table. Our server appeared quickly and it was not long... More 

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frisco, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

the food here was amazing. the beet risotto is highly recommended and was out of this world. Paolo, the owner, was an excellent host and knows all about good quality food and flavors. the lamb ribs are also amazing as well as the boar ravioli's. everything tasted great. we will be back

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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

One of the best restaurants I have been to in Toronto. Great food (I had the beet risotto, which was amazing! ), great service, great wine list. Interior is classic and intimate. I definitely recommend this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Everything about Mistura is first rate. The food is wonderful, the wine list is endless, there are enough choices on the Scotch list to warm the cockles of a Gaelic heart, and the service is superb.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I was a co-honoree at a partnership retirement dinner on June 4th. I had never been to this restaurant before. Everything was perfect. It was a memorably enjoyable evening. I was particularly impressed with how patiently and how well both the wait staff and the chefs coped with the long interruption between ordering & serving the main course so to... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Food was excellent, we had a new waiter but will be back :) Food was actually perfect!!! I can't fault the new waiter other than he should have known the menu and when we say we are not ready don't keep coming back every 2 minutes LOL We as diner's do have etiquette maneuvers that subtly tell you we are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Room was really nice. Waitress was not friendly. Food was average at best. I know Chef Massimo was not there but not sure how much he is there anymore. Had been there a few times in the last two years and the food has gone down hill.

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Toronto, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Why have I waited so long to go back here? If you have read any of my previous reviews for other restaurants you will know that I believe that the front of kitchen staff are as important to the dining experience as the food that comes out of the kitchen. Here the service is impecable where all the servers work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was blown away with the meal. I was expecting small portions like other restaurants served during Winterlicious because of the fixed price. They gave us full size portions that allowed us to experience the restaurant in full. This is not about Winterlicious, it is the great food and unbelievable service. Well done. We will be coming back.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I am still waiting for the ball to drop at Mistura... it hasn't. The food, the service, the atmosphere.. perfect.. What surprised me more than anything else were the portion sizes. They were quite abundant. Any reviewer that suggests that Mistura needs to keep up with the times, is simply a fallacy. They don't know food! A restaurant needs to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 265 Davenport Rd., Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J9, Canada
    (Avenue Road)
  • Public Transportation: Bay or St. George station on the Bloor subway line offer the best option to the restaurant. Mistura is a mere 7 minute walk north on Bay Street or Bedford Road.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-515-0009

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 38
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Located close to Toronto's Yorkville area, Mistura opened in October of 1997 to rave reviews and continues today with the same ideals. It boasts excellent quality, seasonal menus prepared Chef Massimo Capra's way and served by the professional and knowledgeable team. Mistura is about hospitality that's fun and comfortable, set in an elegant candle-lit atmosphere. A contemporary Italian cuisine reflects a simplified yet refined approach to taste. An extensive wine list, including wine from some of the world's finest vineyards, and an attentive, knowledgeable staff add to the appeal. Perhaps you prefer a more intimate, private setting. Mistura's private dining room holds 14 people, while the semi-private dining room holds up to 40, to cater to your more private functions.
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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

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Midtown
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