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Al Dente Italian Restaurant

1305 Pickering Parkway Suite 103, Pickering, Ontario, Canada
905-839-1200
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Ranked #81 of 163 Restaurants in Pickering
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My husband and I have been going to Al Dente for a few years. We are real foodies and can say that this place does not disappoint. We have had many of the meals on the menu but one of our favorites is the salmon with lobster sauce and that's what we had last night. It is to die for.... More

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Markham, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Were there for a Company dinner. They messed up our Reservation and we were put into a spot that was way to tight for ourgroup. The Food was just a poor Version of real italian

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

I have been to Al Dente five times in the last months and each time I experienced the same thing: not bad food but horrible service. After today's visit I finally decided to never to go back! Servers were not only unfriendly but rude! When they were serving coffee and desert, instead of laying down spoons carefully on the table... More

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Toronto, Canada
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245 reviews 245 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

This used to be a great resturant - great food and service. My husband and I even got engaged here and I had my wedding shower there. But in the past two years its really gone downhill. The menu has remained unchanged (it needs an update) but the fool quality is awful. Undercooked or overcooked with zero taste. The service... More

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Pickering, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Wait staff were very helpful and gave us their specials. The food was cooked to perfection. It has been a long time since were have been there, and that is not because it was a bad experience....it is because I found it a bit pricey and unless I am celebrating something special I will not be going there. The food... More

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gta
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We have lived in the area for 10+ years and had never tried Al Dente Restaurant. Was looking into the recent Durham "Savour the Season" promoting local restaurants using local produce .... and discovered that Al Dente was on the list of restaurants participating, so thought this was a perfect opportunity to give it a try. It is located in... More

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134 reviews 134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012 via mobile

Had a business function here. Excellent service. Veal parm was great. Not sure how well priced, as I never saw the bill. Private rooms are a plus. Would go back with Mrs Fatass for sure.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

After reading the reviews on trip advisor thought we would give it a try. I thought it was a little strange that the food arrived very fast-maybe thats when we should have left it was too fast- microwave fast. My son tried to eat the chicken parmesan - it was greasy amorphous mass of -. something resembling fried chicken with... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

My gf had her small wedding reception here and it was wonderful. The food was delicious, service was very good and the price was very reasonable. The stuff mushroom was amazing.

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Pickering, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We celebrated our daughter's 21st birthday at AlDente and were blown away by the outstanding job that was done. The food was awesome. The staff was incredible. If there was a higher rating than a "five" we would definitely put them up there. Thank you AlDente, you made us proud. We would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for... More

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Additional Information about Al Dente Italian Restaurant

Address: 1305 Pickering Parkway Suite 103, Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 905-839-1200
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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