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) #555 of 6,950 Restaurants in Toronto ££ - £££ Italian
1012 Queen St E | Leslieville, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
+1 416-849-1233
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“veal” (11 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
1012 Queen St E | Leslieville, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere in that small restaurant. The food was excellent and the service fine. The cosy and slightly lighted room makes it a nice and romantic place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GF and I had a date night here, not too crowded, easy location, good hand made pasta, and really great service. Had the oysters, cod special and butternut squash pasta, both on point and well proportioned. (2$ oysters is nice) Great service, with a very...More

Thank Andrew3636
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baldini's is a great place for everyone, such a nice and quaint restaurant. I went with a friend but I really believe it's great for outing with friends or family, or a date. Our server Patrick was amazing. He was the only server at the...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, my girlfriend and her co-workers regularly visit this joint, its a favorite among the office. While I have yet to try this illustrious Prosciutto sandwich (lunch menu), heard it is amazing from the masses. My girlfriend and I came here last night for...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I found a neat groupon to try out Baldini's and we are so glad we did. Patrick was absolutely amazing!! For the first bit, we noticed he was able to attentively maintain guests himself which was super impressive. He didn't miss a...More

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Two of us arrived early to find that there were already flowers at the table supplied by our servers, Patrick and Emily.As we trickled in(8 of us) we were offered our choice of beverages. The food was delicious. The beet salad which has been added...More

3  Thank Edythe S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The restaurant had been recommended and we were pleasantly surprised by the $27 3 course prix fixed options. We were having dinner before the theatre and our server ensured our meal flowed very smoothly. The food was fantastic. We started with the Baldini salad and...More

1  Thank cheritorcan
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I made a dinner reservation for 6 people for a birthday celebration. I called in and was hoping to add more guests. This person picked up and placed me on hold for over 20 mins while I can hear everything going on on the other...More

2  Thank hangrygal5
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great service. Nice wines. The calamari appetizer was sensational but the mains disappointed. I had one of the daily specials ....stuffed veal. Was ok but after such a strong opening it felt like a bit of a miss. My dining partner felt the same about...More

1  Thank yournamehereCanada
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We dined at Baldini's with visitors from Hilton Head, SC. Our server was amazing, as was the food, the ambience and the music. I highly recommend this quaint little spot on Queen East... and will go back as often as I can. Definitely a great...More

1  Thank TorontoOceanBaby
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Queen St E | Leslieville, Toronto, Ontario M4M 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-849-1233
  • E-mail
Baldini: a true Italian cuisine. A simple sub shop was bought and turned into a popular fine-dining restaurant, and since 2006 it has been an appealing addition to the Trendy Leslieville Gem. Baldini presents guests with a pan-regional selection of dishes from Northern and Southern Italy, along with home-made pastas, breads and sauces.Executive Chef Sal, the sole owner, with over 20 years of experience, ensures that ingredients are fresh from local markets and are prepared only in the finest Italian tradition to ensure the best possible flavour. Followed by homemade gnocchi and other savoury pastas, risotto, whole-wheat thin crust pizza, along with meat and seafood dishes; Baldini has a wide range of full-flavours of the herbs and spices, that creates the full-Italian experience.Gentle jazz sets the mood, as our diners unwind casually on the classic brick wall and the cozy dining atmosphere, enjoying their meals at the heart of the Leslieville Gem. Experience a rich selection of the best Italian wines, complemented by the soothing ambience along with our friendly staff, which makes your visit at Baldini, a memorable one!
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