530 Eglinton Ave. W., TorontoYou can expect good pizza and pasta from a restaurant that takes its name from the most highly refined grade
1688 Queen St. W., TorontoBoisterous local boîte for modern interpretations of traditional Sicilian fare. Numerous antipasti and salumi options lead into such mains as
1288 Dundas St. W., TorontoRustic, family-friendly Italian wine bar with a tempting Roman-inspired menu by noted chef Rocco Agostino. House-made pastas—pappardelle with braised rabbit
12 Amelia St., TorontoCabbagetown gets an injection of Italian hominess with this pizza-and-pasta joint. Starters such as seared scallops with wild mushrooms set
Shops at Don Mills, 49 Karl Fraser Rd., TorontoA large, contemporary restaurant from local culinary mastermind chef Mark McEwan. The menu highlights fine Italian ingredients like Roma tomatoes
502 Eglinton Ave. W., TorontoIntimate space, colour-washed walls. Wood-burning oven turns out pizzas and calzone. The Sofia pizza consists of portobello mushrooms, fire-roasted onions
769 St. Clair Ave. W., TorontoDimmed lighting, exposed brick walls and wrought iron furnishings create a welcoming ambience at this popular St. Clair West eatery.
295 Adelaide St. W., TorontoBright and light, this elegant modern-Italian spot features a handful each of pizzas, pastas, seafood and meat options—contemporary takes on
2088 Yonge St., TorontoPopular neighbourhood haunt. Menu offers homestyle grilled beef with gorgonzola and onion, lamb chops and grilled squid. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Casual.
579 Mount Pleasant Rd., TorontoOriginal artworks by Italian painter Marco Sassone adorn the walls at this authentic trattoria. Patrons indulge in house-made Tuscan breads,
325 King St. W., TorontoVenture to the heart of the Theatre District and enter this retro-classic space adorned with elegant brown leather. Serves authentic
12 Cumberland St., TorontoCasual restaurant featuring a wide selection of Italian cuisine—pizzas, pastas, risottos and more. Lunch, dinner daily; weekend brunch. Casual. Entrees:
1959 Avenue Rd., TorontoUptown trattoria offers upscale but unstuffy ambience and a menu of Italian classics, including a number of pastas, plus mains
13 Elm St., TorontoAuthentic Italian cuisine in an urban oasis. Try the signature penne frascati: short cut pasta with rapini, roasted peppers, garlic,
294 Richmond St. E., TorontoA classically casual Italian escape with fresh and affordable fare, including pizzas, pastas, panini and more. Breakfast, lunch, early dinner
147 Spadina Ave., TorontoA classically casual Italian escape with fresh and affordable fare, including pizzas, pastas, panini and more. Breakfast, lunch, early dinner
531 Queen St. E., TorontoNeighbourhood spot for Southern Italian cuisine. The menu is separated simply into four sections— antipasti, fish, meat and pasta—and offers
3238 Yonge St., TorontoCozy, family-owned restaurant. In keeping with the homey decor (checked tablecloths and the like) the menu concentrates on large portions
593 College St., TorontoThis sister space of Trattoria Giancarlo offers affordable carbo-loading in a hip space by top design firm Munge//Leung. Dinner Mon.-Sat.
1220 Queen St. E., TorontoWith a name like this, you know you’re in for a unique dining experience. Gio Rana’s brings a trendy, post-modern