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“Wonderful food.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Solo Maria Ristorante - CLOSED

Solo Maria Ristorante
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

This was our third time there and we have been very pleased every time. Maria is like my grand-mother, but Italian. Being a guest at her restaurant is like sitting at grandma's dining room table. Maria is very charming, engaging and entertaining. We will return.

Visited September 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Terry D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

27 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Diamond in the suburbia!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

Found this restaurant online while looking for a local place for a family dinner. It turned out to be a pleasant surprise, the restaurant looks old and dated but it is clean and unassuming, when it is come to the food it's like the owner (chef, host and server- sole Maria!) warm, home cooked and gracious. Food is just what your grandma would make you! Very fresh, mostly organic and just made to perfection! nice selection from the soup to main dish and the deserts, well done Maria!!!
My 5 year old daughter gave her a big hug as we left the restaurant, this is how she made us all feel! Loved with full tummies!!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank SH-20005555
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Markham, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Maria, Maria how sweet it is.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2013

Been to Maria's a few times over the past 5 years and have never been disappointed, the food and serve are wonderful,and then you also get Maria,a gem.I would recommend this spot to anyone even the most discerning foodie.This is a spot to celebrate and enjoy an extremely good meal with friends.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank gavsdad
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Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Mama Maria !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

Don't be fooled by the decor or size of this perfect gem of a restaurant. If you are passionate about Italian food, then this is the place to go to. We have been several times and have finally learned to listen to the recommendations of the Chef. The food is, in a word, excellent! Maria has been a Chef and yes, a Dietician too, for more years than she cares to admit, previously on Avenue Road in Toronto, now blessing York Region with her culinary expertise. The food is, of course, received and prepared daily, with as many organic components as possible. Vegetarians and Vegans have more than ample items on the menu and if something special is required, just ask Maria. Being a Dietician, the sauces are prepared with low fat dairy products and olive oil replaces the butter. Take your time, sit back relax, you're in good hands with Mama. Truely a gourmet Italian experience for the rightously gourmand.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Gary O
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