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Zucca Trattoria


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


$30 - $30
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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WINTER 2013‏
Minestra Del Giorno Daily Soup
Insalata Di Misticanza
Winter leaf salad, fresh herbs, sweet onion, red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil
Prosciutto Locale, Fichi D’India, Scaglie Di Parmigiano
Pingue prosciutto, sliced cactus pear, parmigiano reggiano
Insalata Di Radicchio E Pera
Salad of radicchio, sliced bosc pear, toasted walnuts, aged balsamic vinegar, shaved parmigiano
Gnocchi Di Zucca E Castagna All’Ossolana, Fonduta Di Taleggiobutternut Squash and Chestnut Gnocchi, Sage Butter, Taleggio Cream
Insalata Di Frutta D’Inverno
Salad of‏ winter fruits, blood oranges from sicily, persimmon, pomegranate, sweet onion, fresh mint
Polipo Alla Griglia, Insalata Di Limoni All’Isolana
Grilled octopus, sicilian lemon salad, fresh mint, sweet onion, peperoncino
All fresh pastas made in house / appetizer portions available
Ciriole Al Pomodoro Piccante
Thick-cut semolina noodles with tomato, basil, fresh peperoncino, extra virgin olive oil
Stringozzi Di Farro Con Verza, Polpettine D’Anatra E Mirtilli Selvatici, Fonduta Di Parmigiano
Toasted farro ‘shoe-lace’ noodles, duck meatballs, wild blueberries, savoy, parmesan cream
Amaretto Creme Caramel
Creme caramel flavoured with amaretto di saronna, seasonal fresh fruit
Torta Caprese
Bittersweet dark chocolate and almond torta, in the style of napoli, chocolate cannolo with honeyed ricotta and raspberries
Migliaccio in Zuppetta Di Rabarbaro
Lemon, ricotta and semolina torta with poached spring rhubarb, drops of limoncello
Meringata Di Nocciola E Cioccolata Con Zabaione Di Caffè
Hazelnut meringue layered with bittersweet chocolate mousse and cream, espresso zabaione, chocolate shavings
Affogato Di Caffe
Vanilla-bean and dark chocolate gelato ‘drowned’ in hot espresso coffee, fiorentino wafer, shavings of white chocolate
Budino Di Mirtilli Selvatici E Limone
Wild blueberry, lemon curd and cornmeal budino with wild blueberry sauce and honeyed cream
Gelati E Sorbetti
A selection of gelato fresco ices and icecreams, lingue di gatto cookie
Frutta Fresca Di Stagione
Fresh fruit of the season
Parmigiano E Pera
Shards of parmigiano reggiano served with sliced bosc pear and a thread of warm chestnut blossom honey
Assaggio Di Formaggi
A changing selection of local and italian cheeses served with seasonal fruit, nespole jam, shelled fresh walnuts, pane di fichi
Join us for a winterlicious 3 course prix fixe menu.
January 25 to february 7, 2013
Maritata Di Mare
Fish soup with winter greens, roasted hot cherry pepper puree
Insalata Di Radicchio, Cachi E Topinambur
Radicchio salad with fuyu persimmon, toasted sunchoke, shaved ricotta salata (vegetarian)
Polpette Di Cinghiale Al Melagrana, Frascatola Di Ceci
Wild boar meatballs with pomegranate, chick pea polenta (local)
Cialzons Friulani
Potato ravioli with ricotta, winter fruits, amaretti, sweet spices, smoked ricotta butter sauce ( local, vegetarian)
Insalata Tiepida Di Gamberi, Arancia E Finocchio, Salsa Di San Bernardo
Warm poached wild shrimp, winter oranges and fennel, sicilian orange almond sauce
Straccetti Di Castagna E Cacao Con Ricotta E Radicchio
Chestnut and cocoa maltagliati, pingue pancetta, radicchio, fresh ricotta, toasted walnuts (local)
Lagane E Fagioli Con I Fritti
Wide semolina noodles, cannellini beans, tomato, pecorino cheese, crisp fritti garnish (vegetarian)
Sunday, monday, tuesday
Pasta Prix Fixe
Enjoy a Small Mixed Green Salad with Any Pasta From Our Menu and Any Dessert From Our Menu.
Please inquire about other selections that may be available
2006 Chianti Docg, Geografico
2007 Sangiovese Di Romagna Sup. Doc, Fattoria Zerbina
2008 Heba, Morellino Di Scansano Docg, Fattoria Di Magliano
2004 Chianti Classico Docg, Contessa Di Radda, a. Di Geografico
2006 Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Docg, Lombardo
2005 Chianti Classico Ris. Docg, Montegiachi, a. Di Geografico
2003 Gersemi, Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Docg, Fassati
2007 Rosso Di Montalcino Doc, Valdicava
2004 Brunello Di Montalcino Docg, Il Poggione
2006 Inzolia Sicilia IGT, Normano
2008 Vermentino Di Sardegna Doc, Crabilis
2008 Pinot Grigio, Doc Friuli, Cabert
2008 Blanc Fumat, Collio Sauvignon Doc, Eugenio Collavini
2008 Pecorino Offida Doc, Velenosi
2008 La Segreta Bianco, Sicilia IGT, Planeta
2008 Rjgialla Selѐnze, Colli Orientali Del Friuli Doc, La Tunella
2008 Gavi Docg, La Meirana, Broglia
2007 Sauvignon, Südtirol Alto Adige Bianco Doc, Winkl, Terlan
2008 Greco Di Tufo Docg, Feudi Di San Gregorio
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

Dined here to celebrate a milestone birthday and was disappointed by the uninspiring, unenthusiastic, and generally not particularly helpful service. Have dined here many times in the past 20 years and generally the food and service are second to none. On this occasion, perhaps because...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jaspercat15
Blair A, Owner at Zucca Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jaspercat15.Thank you for your 20 years of patronage, and thank you for your feedback. I really don't know what went wrong on your last visit, but I assure you I want to make it right. If you want to reach out to me directly...More

Reviewed June 3, 2019

Dined at Zucca Trattoria on the recommendation of friends leaving slightly disappointed with most of the dishes we came for being sold out on ordering. The service was respectable accompanied by very good food save the pastas that were provided completely overcooked to the point...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Blair A, Owner at Zucca Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dalecorp. Thank you for your sincere feedback. I'm sorry you didn't love your meal here. Sometimes when we've been extra busy, we run out of certain items. It's the price of being fresh-obsessed. We are very proud of our house made pastas, and if...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

We recently tried Zucca for the Giro festival and we were thoroughly impressed! The appetizer was excellent, the pasta dish was fresh and flavourful- and I got to try both the swordfish and capretto- both tremendous! On top of that they managed to source a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Always a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Our favourite Italian food in Toronto...for the past several decades. A great ambience. Can be noisy at times, but that does not defer from the overall energy of the room. The farinata flat bread brought to every table upon arrival...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Finally tried Zucca. Loved everything about it. Carpaccio was excellent. Ordered two (fresh) pasta dishes...(lamb and duck). Simply delicious. Dessert was extraordinary. Excellent service. Our new “local.”

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I always share the same thing: grilled fish and home made pasta. It's a slightly spicy thick spaghetti like noodle with a red sauce. They filet the fish for you and serve with a very good olive oil. It's the perfect meal....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Established 23 yrs ago, Zucca offers the winning neighborhood restaurant formula: cozy ambience, consistently good food, friendly and efficient service and at a fair price. It's one of our regular Toronto eateries because of its seasonal menus including homemade pastas, ultra-fresh fish, perfectly grilled meats...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

My husband and I went to Zucca a couple of weeks ago for my birthday and have been there a couple of times over the years. This place is amazing. We had just come back from a trip to Italy and the food here reminded...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

My wife and I went to Zucca recently and were very impressed. I can't believe we've never dined here before, as it was one of the best meals either of us have ever had. We shared a carpaccio to start, which was tender and flavourful,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We had a really great time at Zucca. We shared a tomato salad that was so simple, but maybe the best I've ever had. I had a pasta with sausage and mushrooms that was so good, and my boyfriend had a grilled fish that was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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I recall corkage fee was $25.
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