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Pesto Cafe & Bar

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525 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416 977 6177
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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This is a great place for made to order pasta. The cook does it right in front of you and they will accomodate any ingredient modifications. The portions are large and the prices aren't bad. As well, I really enjoy their soups, especially their spinach lentil. The staff is friendly and there is plenty of room to sit and enjoy... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

I have been to this gem of a cafe several times over the past few years mostly for business lunches and have never been dissapointed. The food, whether you have a sandwich or a hot meal such as a stir-fry is always top notch, freshly prepared and very tasty. I would recommend this spot for business folk and everyone. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 416 977 6177

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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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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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