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The Best Pasta in Toronto

The best pasta in Toronto is meant to be twirled, stabbed and slurped, awesome when freshly made by hand and perhaps best accompanied by cheese, black pepper and a glass of wine. Indulge in carb-based bliss at any of these popular Italian restaurants. 

Here's the best pasta in Toronto. 


Famiglia Baldassarre
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Famiglia Baldassarre

Pasta is handmade fresh at this factory and wholesaler, which also opens for brief periods to sell limited menus of varying shapes to lineups that spill out onto Geary.

Sugo
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Sugo

Red sauce rigatoni, spaghetti, gnocchi, lasagna and other specials are revered to a cult level at this Bloor and Lansdowne restaurant that pays homage to classic Toronto Italian.


Gusto 101
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Gusto 101

The King West neighbourhood is home to this posh patio spot where pasta comes in iconic varieties like cacio e pepe or pappardelle al ragu.

Piano Piano
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Piano Piano

Platters of pasta like canestri alla vodka, egg yolk ravioli, cavatelli and orecchiette are worth fighting over at this shrine to all things Italian in Harbord Village.


Enoteca Sociale
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Enoteca Sociale

Dundas West is where you'll find this moody Italian bar with a chef from Milan where gnocchi, tortellini and tagliatelle are executed to perfection, some pastas made using Conestoga eggs.


Ascari Enoteca
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Ascari Enoteca

This Leslieville Italian restaurant serves spaghetti, linguine and carbonara presented in a high-end fashion.

Buca Yorkville
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Buca Yorkville

You’re likely to find stunning pasta you might not have heard of before at multiple locations of this Italian restaurant, such as bigoli, cappelletti and tubetti. Expect ostentatious ingredients like duck ragu, truffle, Emerald Grasslands butter and pork blood.


Annabelle
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Annabelle

Three fresh pastas that change daily are listed on a chalkboard for affordable prices at this multi level restaurant on Davenport that faces Hillcrest Park.

Amano
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Amano

Union station is where you’ll find this underground fresh pasta bar, where handmade classics are pumped out in full view of the dining room and commuters.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Famiglia Baldassarre, @enotecasociale@ascarienoteca

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