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Viva Napoli

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North End
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679 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2N2, Canada
+1 647-344-8482
Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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699 reviews
544 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait a few minutes on a busy late Saturday, but as soon as the table became available service was excellent and food fast. We had eggplant parmigiana as a starter, excellent, sweet and served with focaccia, followed by a Napoli and margherita pizzas. Both amazing, if a bit small, with the softest dough in town and high... More 

Thank Nolinice
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great selection of pizzas with the best wine deal in the city. Where else can you get a bottle of a good Italian Primitivo for $25. Other than the pizzas there are just several appetizers/salads on offer. A nice touch at meal's finish is their offering of a free parfait glass dessert of strawberries & vanilla ice cream. Fast,... More 

1 Thank 774
Toronto, Canada
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158 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The owner and chef has to hail from or has had to live near Napoli. It's the real thing! Many, many toppings and varieties to choose - something for everybody. One wall is covering with pictures of all the different pizza choices. Great ambience, friendly staff that make you feel welcome, and best of all, the owner is a straight-shooter,... More 

1 Thank WarenWarren
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Second time I have stopped in on the way home to pick-up a couple of pizzas for dinner. I am very very impressed with the quality, taste and presentation of this restaurant and the people who work there. To me they are the best of the many many "real neapolitan" pizza places in Toronto. Delicious and most definitely now a... More 

1 Thank JimR5725
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I'm usually reviewing restaurants away from my mom turf, and stumbled onto Viva Napoli after our first choice restaurant in the area was closed for renos. This is as authentic as it gets without being there. Unbelievable array of choices and contrary to a previous review, the Owner could not have been nicer or more welcoming along with the rest... More 

1 Thank newblueroo
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111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Pretty simple space, clean and open. There are a few appetizers but it's all about the pizza here, many, many choices. The Margherita is great, so simple, the true test of a pizzeria. One of my favorites is Arugula and Prosciutto. White sauce pizza too!

2 Thank Rob G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a list of 3 places in Toronto that have been certified by the Neapolitan pizza board (or something like that) "VOP" as having bona fide Margherita and Marinara pizzas made just as they would be in Naples. We came here on a Tuesday night, with 4 or 5 other tables (they probably seat about 50)... More 

1 Thank Lisa W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Really yummy pizza. The focus is on the food. The staff is friendly, the wine prices are very reasonable, and you get free ice cream at the end of the meal.

1 Thank dwt45
Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went here again on the weekend and it did not disappoint. This is quite possibly the best pizza I have had in Toronto and maybe even the best I've had outside of Italy. If you like thin crust Italian pizza, this is the place to go. Prices are a bit high, but the food is well worth it. Service is... More 

1 Thank Joel S
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Food is fine, but the service was horrible. The owner, who initially I just found creepy. Then, I saw a dark side of him. He became anger when he was asked for a receipt. I was a regular customer and he claimed I didn't pay for an order two month previous. First time he mentioned, despite me coming in every... More 

1 Thank LA_T2012

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 679 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, Ontario M4S 2N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-344-8482
Viva Napoli Pizzeria is an authentic Neapolitan Pizzeria located in Toronto. We have received various awards since opening in 2011 and have annually taken home awards including "Best Margherita Pizza in Toronto", and "Best of North Toronto". We also have earned an exclusive membership with L'associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana. Our Pizza Chef is a true blood Neapolitan who arrived here to offer you the best Neapolitan pizza outside of Naples, Italy.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

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North End
The North End is a nucleus of specialty food restaurants and shops, especially around its Mount Pleasant Village area. Frequented by antiquers for its numerous collectable shops, furniture spots, and oddity stores, the North End is a maverick of the quaint and quality. Vintage toy stores, accessory shops, and cinemas welcome perusers to step back in time, while the wide pedestrian squares and the large medical and business community inject it with a dose of modernity. With numerous cafes and Toronto's greatest number of independent booksellers, it isn't uncommon to see folks in this area at their leisure, reading outdoors and in eateries, and taking life a bit more slowly – even if it's only during their lunch break.
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