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Enoteca Sociale

#158 of 6,800 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada (Coolmine Road)
+1 416-534-1200
17:00 - 23:00
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Georgetown, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The drinks, service, food and ambiance were all great. We had Arancini and Romanesco Salad to start, which were both very good. We then had Carbonara pasta, which isn't on the menu but they were kind enough to make, and the Tortellini in Brodo, which was delicious. For dessert we shared the Sticky Toffee Pudding, which we both really enjoyed.... More 

Thank Hermy1
Boston, Massachusetts
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193 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enoteca Sociale is a very cozy and delicious Italian restaurant. Service was friendly and efficient during my visit. This also happens to be one of my wife's favorite places in the city, and she says it's always great and has been for years. For food I highly recommend the arancini for an appetizer. For a main, the orecchiette was good,... More 

Thank Dimitrios D
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had been meaning to try this slightly out-of-the-way Italian restaurant after reading glowing reviews. Turns out the reviews were true. If you like great tastes and textures, knowledgeable staff and an unpretentious vibe. It is worth the drive, streetcar or cab ride to Dundas West & Dovercourt. We started with the sausage made in-house and immediately understood what all... More 

Thank cdngolfergal
Ottawa, Canada
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very pleasant night out for three brothers who hadn't seen each other in a while, and one daughter/niece who's a regular and recommended Enoteca Sociale for the family social summit. As stated by others, even for a Friday, parking wasn't an issue. Our server was very pleasant and attentive without being intrusive. The Cacio e Pepe and Bucatini were very... More 

Thank ILikewhatILike
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I dined here with 12 business associates. We had our meal in the private wine cellar and indulged in the 65.00 set menu. Everything on the menu was delicious, the portions were perfect. The service was excellent! Though it was an interesting and unique/high end experience - I felt there was still very good value. Will certainly be hosting business... More 

1 Thank Michelle K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Love love love this place. I wake up at night craving their arancini, trust me it might happen to you too! Go and try their cacio&pepe, but then come back with friends and share all the pasta dishes.. you won't be disappointed. Pasta is made fresh every day, you don't find it that often!

1 Thank Anna N
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

A wonderful Laziale region eatery Enoteca Sociale I like the small ambience been there twice and plan to go again soon. May I suggest tagliatelle, and pork belly w scallops both dishes are delicious!! Enjoy, Gina

2 Thank Gina C
Mississauga, Canada
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The three of us decided to have our New Year's Eve dinner here. We had been to Enoteca several times a few years ago and I remembered it as a decent Italian restaurant. Unfortunately, most of the dishes we had that night were just not good, with one of them being inedible. For the NYE's dinner, you could order from... More 

Thank MBFK
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great little italian place - pizzas but so much more. Food and service was great. Decor is casual. We had the squash pasta - yum. The cacia et pepe pasta was out of this world.

Thank thow
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My friend phoned to remind me of our 25 years of friendship that had been highlighted by a trip to Italy! To celebrate we headed for an Italian Restaurant having chosen ENOTECA SOCIALE that boasts "Roman Cuisine". Reservations were made for a Friday night, parking was about a 5 minute walk from the car park. We were early for our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$23
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1X7, Canada
    (Coolmine Road)
  • Public Transportation: The #505 Dundas Streetcar stops at Dundas & Dovercourt, less than a 1 minute walk from our front door.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-1200
Enoteca Sociale is a real Italian Wine-Bar in the west end of Toronto. Sociale brings the concept of the Italian Enoteca to Toronto. Our value driven wine list focuses on hidden gems from various regions of Italy plus some of Ontario’s finest. We are proud to offer 80 wines under $80, available in tasting sizes thanks to our Enomatic system. Chef Rocco Agostino’s menu featurescad daily house made pasta with inspiration from classic Roman cuisine and local seasonal ingredients. Our very own cheese cave houses a selection of Ontario and Italian cheese. Simple, Honest and Natural.—Chef Rocco Agostino, Max Rimaldi & Daniel Clarke

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