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“Great Italian Food In Western Leslieville”
Review of Tommaso's Trattoria - CLOSED

Tommaso's Trattoria
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: East End
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: East End
Burlington, Canada
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104 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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“Great Italian Food In Western Leslieville”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

By chance we can across this restaurant in the industrial part of Leslieville near the various movie sets. Situated in a very nondescript plaza, we where somewhat hesitant to enter but having read some good reviews, we went in anyway. Glad we did! If you like going to a restaurant with a hot table for Italian food, then is definitely a place to go. We however ordered off the menu. Although we started with sharing a large Arugula salad, even before the salad arrived we were served a delicious warm small loaf of bread drizzled with olive oil, two slices of bruschetta and some great olives on the side. By the time our main courses arrived we were well on the way to being full so we only ate part of them and took the rest home for a future great meal. We did however have room for one of the very good frozen Limoncello desserts which we shared. Wine prices are reasonable, nice family atmosphere and great food. We'll be back!!!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank MarthaFaye
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
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“The best kept (italian) secret”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

I have been to Tommaso's several times over the last three years and every time I love the experience.
It's located in a strip mall on the East end of Toronto, but if you want an authentic italian meal this is the place worth the trip.
Very moderate prices, the service is friendly (the owner, the cook, the server are all italians...), large portions. Antipasti more than generous, pasta to die for. Everything in the menu is authentic italian.
This is the BEST italian restaurant in the GTA.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Gilles C
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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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“The best Italian food I have had in Toronto”
Reviewed August 28, 2010

Do not be put off by the look of this place. While it may be located in a non-descript strip mall location in an industrial area, it also serves up some of the best Italian food in Toronto. Italian news plays on a TV in the background whilst some locals chat in Italian at the bar. The place is very informal/casual and the restaurant space large with plenty of booths and large tables for groups.

The food is where this place shines. A caesar salad appetizer to start was crunchy and fresh with amazingly flavoured dressing. Complimentary brushetta, bread and olives are also served. The brushetta was laced with fresh basil, chopped tomatoes, red onions and drizzled with Italian olive oil. For entrees, we had the Chicken Parmegian with pasta and the Spagettini with bacon and goats cheese. Both dishes were excellent and served witth perfect 'al dente' pasta. The homemade Tiramisu to finish was superb, with fresh creamy layers, coffee liquor soaked sponge and dusted with cocoa power.

Service is friendly and Italian, prices were extremely reasonable and portions were large. The 'hidden gem' term certainly applies to this place and I will definitely return. Check it out - you will not be disappointed.

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3 Thank johners
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