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“What a fantastic dinner!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Salvatore's Trattoria - CLOSED

Salvatore's Trattoria
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Bethany, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“What a fantastic dinner!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

We had a dinner for 10 as a send off. It was fantastic, everyone loved the food. We had a variety of dishes my husband had the seafood risotto and raved for two days. The alla vodka sauce was also a big hit. We will be back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Kempka
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41 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

I LOVE Salvatore's, I Do Not understand why the Ratings are so low, Fine Itilian Cafe, Nice Staff and Management, In the summer they OPEN THE FRONT! and put down a Screen!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Weston A
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Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Will not be back.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Light Lunch for 3. The aroma outside the restaurant drew us in. We all ordered the minestrone soup which is a staple on the menu. Large bowls , half full. Very sour tasting and no noodles. Would have tried adding a little sugar to soften the taste except there were no condiments on any of the tables...no pepper, no salt, no sugar. The waitress told us the personal pizza was a good size if we wanted to split it. We ordered the meatball, mushroom & onion pizza...crust was very thin and there might have been 1 meatball crumbled over the entire pizza, and you were lucky to get 2 pieces of mushroom and a strip of onion per piece. We asked for some parmesan cheese to try to give it some flavour without success. Horrible. One of our party is a caterer and concurred that Delissio makes a better pizza!
So, 3 small bowls of soup, 1 personal pizza (4slices) and 2 coffees...$45. Ridiculous price. Worst lunch I have had...ever! Compare to the Keg with awesome atmosphere - 3 French Onion soups, loaded nachos w chicken for sharing, coffee $57...no comparison.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Sue2879
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Port Perry, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

I have a great love for Italian food and was excited to try this restaurant. The decor is beautiful and menu looked great. One our meals came out and we all began to eat we realized the food has no seasoning. The tomato sauce tastes like canned tomatoes without even the addition of garlic or salt. No flavour in any meals. Very disappointing. I will not be back

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Lana Z
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Oshawa
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Only Average Dining”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

My wife and I stopped by Salvatore's for for an early supper November 5..

We had often promised ourselves that we would drop in ever since it first opened but never seemed to find the time. In the Summer Months, the street-facing windows are raised giving a typical 'Italian Trattoria' ambience to the restaurant and the sounds of live guitar always beckoned us to come on in... It took until the Fall to get there!

First impression was how pleasant and welcoming it looked especially now it has expanded into the next door unit. Seating is comfortable and the decor is pleasing. The bathrooms were spotless!!!!

Ok, now the fun bit:

Each evening the restaurant has 'specials' displayed on a board and our friendly waitress quickly went over these.

I chose the 'PEI Mussel's' (as a starter) which were well presented and served in a somewhat watery-sauce, my wife and I also chose a personal-pizza (thin-crust) which appeared timely but a tad overcooked!

The overall dining experience was 'just ok' bu chatting to a couple on the next table, their's was apparently a better experience!

As consistancy is the key to a good reputation and judging by the other reviewers , I would say that Salvatore's has still got some work to do to appease more discerning diners!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank ve3ega
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