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901 Lawrence Ave W | Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M6A 1C3, Canada
+1 416-789-5555
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“calamari” (3 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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901 Lawrence Ave W | Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M6A 1C3, Canada
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

20170722 As part of Toronto's Summerlicious program, we visited Ristorante Boccaccio located in the Columbus Centre. White table cloths, excellent service, and excellent food, good wines. A very pleasant dinner for the four of us.

Thank Happy4270
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

I went there with my husband. It's located inside an italian centre, it is hard to see it and it feels a bit like a bunker when you are inside as the windows are covered not to see the parking lot. Despite being a Friday...More

2  Thank Estelle L
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Had to try this place out. Appetizers to the main course was very good. Had the calamari, soup, and salad. The pasta dishes was very good. Chicken dish was moist and tender.

2  Thank wongtries
BoccaccioRisto, Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm Regards Ristorante Boccaccio

Reviewed January 21, 2017

I had lunch at Boccaccio in a large group, and it was excellent. Both the food and service exceeded my expectations. I especially enjoyed the deep friend artichoke.

Thank mrsgraph
BoccaccioRisto, Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate your kind and positive review. Ward Regards Ristorante Boccaccio

Reviewed August 18, 2016

Have had lunch here numerous times and if you enjoy italian food with a bit of sicilian flair this place has never disappointed. Their daily specials are always tasty and the portions are good. Looking forward to trying this for dinner if we are ever...More

Thank Leo C
BoccaccioRisto, General Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2016

Good afternoon Leo It was a pleasure having you at Ristorante Boccaccio with your group. We are happy your enjoyed your lunch and looking forward to having you join us for dinner. Best regards Sal Asmelash Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed July 24, 2016

Staff from my wife's school organized a retirement dinner for my wife. Staff were amazingly helpful and accommodating. The various courses were very well prepared even offering seconds. After the meal and speeches, we were not rushed out. I would definitely recommend this venue for...More

Thank Ken K
BoccaccioRisto, General Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2016

Good afternoon Ken it was a pleasure hosting your wife's retirement party at Ristorante Boccaccio. We are glad to be a part of such a great day with her and her team. We look forward to hosting many more of your events in the future....More

Reviewed June 19, 2016

Haven't been here for 3 years and was pleasantly surprised be the new appearance. Beautiful in creamy white shades, comfortable seating, wall hung artwork reflecting the Italian arts. Started with an attractively presented aragula green salad, followed by a slightly al dente Gnocci in a...More

1  Thank Greg H
BoccaccioRisto, General Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2016

Good afternoon Greg It was a pleasure to meet you dine with us are Ristorante Boccaccio. We thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you visit us again when you are not so rushed next time. Best regards Sal Asmelash...More

Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food was excellent but the service left us feeling like our presence was an imposition. The maitre d' was busy helping potential clients organize an event and never lifted his head while we waited at the door. Another waiter escorted us to a table...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Horrible service unless 'they know you' , the food is expensive and taste is very mediocre for what you are paying. Horrible horrible service did I mention that?

Thank Elena R
Reviewed April 14, 2016

The rest of the staff seemed more reasonable and friendly. When I asked if they served pizza, the maitre d seemed miffed and said that we could get pizza in the cafeteria and that he had just explained the nice special they had. We shared...More

Thank Jo-Ann M
BoccaccioRisto, Manager at Boccaccio, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2016

Good afternoon Jo-Ann Thank you very much for your review. We at Boccaccio take pride in ensuring that all our clients have a memorable experience weather it be their first or repeat visit to us. We are sorry you did not have the same experience...More

North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse
neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events
throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied
ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see
what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of
inhabitants include students and long-time residents,
giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both
local and international. Extremely family-friendly,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Lawrence Ave W | Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M6A 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighborhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-789-5555
  • E-mail
At Boccaccio, you can experience authentic Italian cuisine inspired by Italy's regional diversity, prepared with seasonal simplicity and true to our traditional preparations but with a decidedly modern touch. Attentive and knowledgeable staff will enhance your dining experience and transport you on a genuine and memorable culinary journey. Open on Sunday for special events only. Ristorante Boccaccio is proudly part of the Villa Charities family of organizations.
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