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The Sicilian Sidewalk Cafe

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710 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C3, Canada
416-531-7755
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8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Sunday afternoon to check things out at the Italian Fest on College street. We came across this place and we were promptly accommodated at a table by the terrace. A very courteous waitress took our orders and within a few minutes we were furnished with home made sangria, a large dish of antipasti and a prosciutto sandwich. Nice and... More 

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Thank Oscar R
Toronto, Canada
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had some great gelato here on a sunny June Sunday afternoon. This is a charming and inviting restaurant, apparently the oldest gelato place in Toronto. You can sit down or take your selection to go. A must see in Little Italy!

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Thank John K
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I take my honey there often for a nice breakfast. Very good and polite service and the ambiance is great. Also like to have an afternoon beer with bruschetta from time to time. Desert especially the crepes are delicious. Recommend to anyone in the vicinity to drop in and meet Mario.

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Thank Normand L
Guadalajara, Mexico
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

In my experience the food was delicious. I had a panini and a milkshake but my friends ordered waffles with ice cream and it was perfect too. I can't wait to go there again.

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Thank kery99
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Usually I'll have my chicken sandwich when I come here. It's always fresh and to top it off a waffle with ice cream.its so delicious. Prices are fair.

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Thank Paul C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Was recommended by a server from.a different restaurant! So glad I came! The smell alone would make you gain weight! Unbelievable options, with even better tasting food!! CHEAP!!! Bring Italy to you!! Sit back, enjoy the weather our sit inside ands see and smell the endless options of crepes or waffles!!!

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The service can be better but when you go for ice cream and coffee I don't mind waiting if the ice cream is so good it melts in your mouth!!! I come here every year when im in town. Grazie

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Thank KevinLinhares
Toronto
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We stopped here on a Saturday night for dessert after attending a show with another couple. It was busy (around 10pm) so we figured it must be delicious ice cream and desserts. We entered and walked up to the counter where the ice cream was and instead of being greeted, a man behind the counter just said 'are you eating... More 

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Thank BLHToronto
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been going here for years and the service is still horrible. The coffees aren't that great, the desserts are ok, the crepes are decent. I go for the strawberry crepes. Delicious! The ice cream served with it is pretty nasty though. Other than that, it has a really nice patio and it's a great hangout. Just don't expect... More 

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Thank Shalane A
Toronto, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Went here with my friends many years ago but didn't really make an impression othern than the breezy patio. Since we were in the area, decided to treat my kids to gelato and coffee for myself. Knowing its Italian, I expected a good, robust cup of coffee to go with the gelato we ordered. However, upon asking what type of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighborhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: 416-531-7755

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

Staying in Little Italy

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Little Italy
Toronto's Little Italy is a city hotspot for cafe culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are packed with fresh fish, cured meats, and pungent cheeses. All of the activity makes it a perfect spot for people-watching, especially over a nice glass of red wine or a quick and sumptuous slice of pizza at one of the many eateries or trattorias in the area.
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