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Via Allegro

Posted by Staff / Listed on May 17, 2009 / review policy

Via Allegro TorontoVia Allegro is a much-lauded Italian restaurant in Etobicoke. THIS is fine Italian dining. Try their daily rissotto or and of their fresh pasta.

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apetimberlake / August 17, 2009 at 11:49 am
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I went here last night with my wife for our 1 year wedding anniversary and had the greatest rizzoto of my life. Drenched in truffle oil I alomost lost my mind it was so good.

Do not expect cheap this dish was $32 however its worth it.

To top it off they have a wine list that reads like the bible and the worlds most extensive whisky collection.

Since it was our special day they also gave us a couple glasses of prosecco on the house.

A great night.
parker / September 21, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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Such a great, intimate spot for dates.. especially for a memorable one like an anniversary! Their wine collection alone is grounds enough to drive all the way out to Etobicoke, I find this restaurant has always been one of my favorites and I have never eaten a bad dish. Expensive, but worth every penny, great place! Especially for being located in a strip mall.
Sterph / September 30, 2009 at 01:19 pm
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I have to second apetimberlake's comments about going for their anniversary. My husband and I went here in December for our 1st anniversary during the middle of a snowstorm when we couldn't drive the distance to the restaurant we had reservations at. The staff at Via Allegro were wonderful, fit us into the busy restaurant, and served us a special dessert and proseco to make us feel special! The food was phenomenal and reminded us of the food we had on our honeymoon in Italy....would go back anytime - it's fine dining, but not at all pretentious!
famishedfemale / March 6, 2011 at 12:51 pm
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My fiancé and I had dinner there with my family last Sunday.

I was impressed by the service and the appetizers, however, when it came to entrées I was severely disappointed.

The food was overcooked and over-salted and generally not the quality you expect to get when paying at least $35 per entrée.

It was overall a frustrating experience and I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.
david / January 15, 2013 at 07:26 pm
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any restaurant that uses truffle oil should be closed down. toronto knows nothing about nothing!
Rozella / June 12, 2013 at 12:18 am
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hermie esguerra / December 7, 2013 at 04:06 pm
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Nice restaurant but if you want your Cadi Escallade get stolen go to this restaurant. No cameras provided in the parking lot. My son in law's Escallade got stolen here when I celebrated my 60th birthday.

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