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“Attentive service, fun atmosphere”

Old Spaghetti Factory
Ranked #95 of 8,469 Restaurants in Toronto
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: A meal at The Old Spaghetti Factory is an experience. We invest meticulous attention to our decor so our guests feel as though they're stepping into another world. Every location is adorned with antique lighting, intricate stained glass displays and an old-fashioned trolley car that doubles as a dining hall. Nearly every item on The Old Spaghetti Factory's menu is made on-site, from scratch, using fresh ingredients. Unlike most restaurants, when you order our entrees, we serve you a complete meal, which includes bread, soup or salad, and dessert. And with our famous kid's menu, special treats and fun activities, we encourage families to feel at home in our restaurants. The Old Spaghetti Factory is still family owned and operated and we welcome your family to join ours for a memorable dining experience.
Buffalo, N.Y.
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86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Attentive service, fun atmosphere”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

I hadn't been to the Old Spaghetti Factory in many years but it's still delightful and delicious! My husband, teenage daughter and I stopped in (with a reservation) on a Thursday evening and were seated promptly. We loved the all-inclusive dinners. Salads were fresh and just the right size. Small loaves of bread were served with small tubs of regular and garlic butter. Spaghetti, lasagna, and chicken parmesan were all well prepared. The ice cream for dessert was a nice finish to a good meal that everyone enjoyed. Our waiter, Tim, was extremely attentive and anticipated our every need. It was a pleasure to be served by someone who so clearly loves his job!

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food and great patio”
Reviewed February 19, 2013

This was my 3rd meal here and I had a great time, again. Great food, Drinks, and patio in the summer time. Love the location and staff!

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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490 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“A Toronto Classic...”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great for family and large groups...
The Garlic Bread is fantastic.
Large portions and good basic choices on the menu.
Ice cream for dessert if you have any room.
Fun and friendly.

Visited July 2012
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Stoney Creek, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Most amazing atmosphere, but the staff lacks.”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

My fiance took me here for the first time, I loved it. The atmosphere was amazing. I brought my friend one time and then we decided that everytime we go out to dinner, it would be here. We love the food, but the lack of attention from the staff upsets us everytime. If the food wasnt so good, we would not return. This is something easy to fix. For a restaurant staying open for so long with such a wonderful reputation, and so beautifuly decorated, it would be a shame to have it go under because of bad customer service. I hope that improves soon.

Visited December 2012
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Little Britain
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Service! Great Food!”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The service was amazing! The restaurant decor is great for both adults and children! The food was good and very reasonably priced! Had a great atmosphere, could have sat there all night.

  • Visited February 2013
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