via meranti danforth

Italian restaurant with rooftop patio shut down by Toronto health inspectors

Toronto health inspectors are back in action and a few weeks after shutting down Mr. Jerk for numerous infractions, the latest location of Pizzeria Via Mercanti on the Danforth has been forced to temporarily close.

The DineSafe police found the restaurant with the rooftop patio to be guilty of five infractions, including two significant ones for (1) failing to protect food from contamination or adulteration and (2) food premise maintained in manner permitting health hazard (insects).

The restaurant was inspected on August 12 and according to the DineSafe website it has not yet been reinspected and permitted to reopen.

via mercanti danforth

The details of the inspection report.

The Italian restaurant wasn't the only place shut down by health inspectors last week. 

Queen Palace Banquet Hall on Brimley Road in Scarborough was closed due to four infractions including two crucial ones.


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Toronto greasy spoon that's been around for 45 years has permanently closed

Toronto restaurant shames customer for skipping out on $100 food tab

Toronto nightclub permanently closing to make way for new subway station

Why the pawpaw is central to Indigenous culture and where to buy it in Toronto

Toronto is getting a Bavarian beer garden for Oktoberfest

Bars in Toronto are staying open for 4 a.m. extended last call this weekend

Toronto husband and wife team start up side hustle during lockdowns and keep selling out

7 new restaurants to try in Toronto this weekend