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Cafe Diplomatico

Little Italy
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594 College St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the patio tonight and ordered veggie pizza with sangria aside. Pizza was delicious sangria was ok. Afterwards we had Canoli, it was yummy. I did not encounter anything bad in This restaurant.

Thank Meral D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to have a late lunch/early dinner, with a patio, on a hot summer's day. Chose this place in Little Italy. GREAT choice. Best sangria.Really. Loved the antipasto platter di casa. Then I had the veal parm, which came with a ton of pasta. Lots of food, authentic Italian, at great prices here. This made... More 

Thank MaraFromToronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

If you like a great restaurant with an authetic neighborhood feel then this is definitely the place to go. The cuisine is great, the service is fantastic and the outside terrace is to die for. Have the whitefish Putanesca and try some gelati!

Thank gyoergykalmans
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Oldest patio in the city, prime location in one of the coolest hoods in the world...what could be better than this? The food! We've been going here once in awhile, for years. The food has always been watered down, bland, mediocre Italian, but the prices were modest and the atmosphere inviting. The menu has been changed to one of those... More 

Thank busyeater
Peterborough, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My husband and I dined here, for lunch, 2 days ago/Sunday, for our first visit to Little Italy. We had heard about this restaurant from family, and decided to try it, and walked quite a ways to get to it. It was a beautiful, spring day, with lots of people eating there, choosing the spacious patio area, to eat at.... More 

Thank Jurora
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

It is a bella Sunday in TO and we are in Little Italy. Of course we have to pay homage to our most senior Diplomatico. The restaurante is so rilassante and so amichevole. Breakfasts are served till 2pm but is a dollar cheaper before 11am. The food is mama mia delicioso and plentiful excellente. The bill came to $37 with... More 

2 Thank connie l
Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visited the cafe for the first time on Sunday for brunch. It was very busy and they were able to accommodate our table of 6. It seems that they were very short staffed and the waitress kept apologizing for taking so long. We had pizza and sandwiches and desert. Pizzas were very good, the sandwiches were very good and... More 

Thank Lumpy1rhm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

On a whim, seeing the restaurant, suddenly my fiance and I were craving Italian food. Walking in and being seated immediately made us feel like we were visiting family. The quaint spot and friendly service made us feel like we were regulars. My fiance tried the pasta al forno and I had the salmon. Both were incredible! The portion size... More 

1 Thank Sunset_boardwalk
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Discovered the restaurant several months ago and consistently visit every time we come in toToronto from Waterloo. The service, the food and every dining experience has been stellar. My wife and I are blown away by the consistent high grade of service and delicious meals we have had at your restaurant. Keep up the outstanding work and quality of service.... More 

Thank Howard-M-05
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

All the staff was always helpful....and love their suggestions and flexibility with choosing the food ! We have going there for over 37 years. Keep it up your fantastic work. YES, the food is good and pasta always "a la dante" !!

Thank D B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $19
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 594 College St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighborhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: 416-534-4637

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

Staying in Little Italy

Neighborhood Profile
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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