Our famous platter made up of grilled tiger shrimp, grilled calamari, caprese salad, roasted peppers & Asiago cheese drizzled with Sotto dressing.
CAPESANTE ALLA GRIGLIA
Sea scallops grilled to tenderness with Sotto seafood grill dressing.
POLIPO VERACE ALLA PIASTRA
Tender octopus seared on an iron grill served on a bed of Cannellini beans drizzled with Sotto dressing.
VONGOLE IN PADELLA
Clams steamed in Pinot Grigio with roasted garlic & herbs.
GAMBERETTI AL LIMONE
Shrimps sautéed in a wine sauce with fresh lemon.
SARDINE ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled fresh sardines with balsamic & Sotto seafood grill dressing.
VERDURE ALLA GRIGLIA
Fresh Mediterranean vegetables grilled and drizzled with Sotto dressing.
FUNGHI ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled mix of wild mushrooms drizzled with Sotto grill dressing.
Mussels gently cooked in a herbed white wine & tomato broth.
POLENTA ALLA GAMBOLA
Grilled polenta with a medley of mushrooms topped with gorgonzola cream.
BEAN BREAD BRUSCHETTA (serving size 2pcs)
Choice of: Cannellini beans, Alle olive, Al pomodoro.
GRILLED BEAN BREAD
with olive oil and Italian herbs.
Fire Roasted peppers steeped in olive oil, parsley & garlic with Asiago cheese.
Expertly cured prosciutto.
CARPACCIO DI MANZO
Beef tenderloin with shaved parmigiana & baby arugula
DEGUSTAZIONE DI SALUMI ASSORTITI
Assorted Italian cured meat
DEGUSTAZIONE DI FORMAGGI
Assorted Italian cheeses
Mixed garden greens with cherry tomatoes and cucumber in a balsamic & extra virgin olive oil.
Baby Spinach, vine-ripened tomatoes & onions with a lemon & extra virgin olive oil dressing.
Hearts of romaine, parmigiana shavings, pancetta & homemade croutons with a classic dressing.
Mixed beans with celery, cherry tomato, green onion and Sotto dressing on an Italian crostini.
INSALATA DELLA LUPA
Tomato, onion, cucumber with red & yellow peppers in a Balsamic & extra virgin olive oil dressing.
Mixed garden greens with tropea onions & goat cheese.
RUCOLA E PARMIGGIANO
Arugula, cherry tomatoes and parmiggiano shavings with lemon, balsamic & virgin oil.
Baby arugula with fresh pear, creamy gorgonzola cheese & Walnuts, in a sweet & sour walnut dressing.
Tomatoes, Bufala mozzarella cheese & basil drizzled with virgin olive oil.
Romaine lettuce, fresh vegetables, chick peas, goat cheese, shaved almonds and cranberries with maple syrup dressing.
Chefs daily soup creation
Carnaroli rice with mixed wild mushrooms, saffron & parmigiano cheese
Carnaroli rice with Alaskan crab, calamari, mussels, shrimp, scallops & clams with a Pinot Grigio & fresh tomato sauce
RISOTTO DEL GIORNO
Ask our waiter about our daily Risotto special.
ORECCHIETTE AL POMODORO
Ear shaped pasta with an expertly made plum tomato sauce
SPAGHETTI ALLA JIM-ME
Spaghetti with extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic, black pepper & pecorino.
Spaghetti with whole eggs, pecorino cheese & pancetta in a traditional carbonara sauce.
Fruits of the sea in a tomato based white wine sauce
Angel hair pasta with shrimp & arugula in tomato sauce
A Lazio specialty, this large, hollow spaghetti is cooked in a tomato sauce flavoured with seasoned pancetta.
RIGATONI AI QUATTRO FORMAGGI
Rigatoni in a four cheese sauce.
PAPPARDELLE DEI CASTELLI
Flat & long egg pasta in a wine sauce made with a mix of forest mushrooms.
PENNE ALLA PUTTANESCA
Rigatoni with anchovies, black olives & capers in a spicy tomato sauce.
PENNETTE VIA FRATTINA
Penne with wood smoked salmon & asparagus in a rosato sauce.
GNOCCHI COSA VUOI - Priced Accordingly
Potato pasta prepared in a sauce of your choice.
Ear shaped pasta with mixed garden vegetables & prosciutto, cooked in a white wine & garlic sauce.
BOLOGNESE MAMMA LAURA
Mammas famous fresh homemade meat sauce with your choice of pasta.
QUINOA ALLA CAPONATA
Penne quinoa pasta with caponata
SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA
Veal scaloppine with prosciutto in a white wine sauce.
VITELLO DELLA NONNA
Veal scaloppine with eggplant & fresh mozzarella in a herbed tomato sauce.
PICCATA DI VITELLO AL LIMONE
Veal scaloppine with herbs cooked in a fresh lemon sauce.
VITELLO ALLE NOCI
Veal scaloppine with walnuts in a wine & frangelico sauce.
SALSICCIE ALLA GRIGLIA
Italian sausage cooked on the grill with Sottos grill dressing.
Grilled 8 oz. Black Angus filet mignon with herbs in a red wine reduction.
BISTECCA ALLA BURINA
Grilled 10 oz. Black Angus New York cut strip loin with sautéed mushrooms in a red wine reduction.
ABBACCHIO DELLA TAVERNA
Grilled rack of lamb with herbs & garlic in a red wine reduction.
COSTOLETTA DI VITELLO AL ROSMARINO
Grilled 10 oz. white provimi veal chop herbed with rosemary in a red wine reduction.
POLLO IN CARROZZA
Chicken breast topped with prosciutto & fresh mozzarella in a white wine sauce.
POLLO ALLA MARSALA
Chicken breast with a Marsala wine & mushroom sauce.
Grilled Ontario Cornish hen with fresh herb & Sotto grill dressing.
ZUPPA DI PESCE
Mixed seafood with fresh tomato, garlic & basil.
PESCE DEL MONDO - Market Price
Choice of whole fresh fish cooked on the grill & expertly seasoned with Sottos seafood dressing.
SOGLIOLA ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled whole Dover Sole with Sottos seafood dressing.
Grilled tiger shrimp seasoned Mediterranean style, with Sottos seafood dressing.
CALAMARI ALLA GRIGLIA
Fresh grilled squid with Mediterranean seasoning & Sottos seafood dressing.
SARDINE ALLA GRIGLIA
Fresh grilled sardines with Mediterranean seasoning & Sottos seafood dressing.
CAPPESANTE ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled sea scallops with Mediterranean seasoning & Sottos seafood dressing.
MISTO DI MARE DEL GIORNO
Chefs daily seafood mix creation
BROCCOLI AGLIO E OLIO
Fresh broccoli sautéed with garlic & extra virgin olive oil.
Fresh rapini sautéed with garlic & extra virgin olive oil.
Fresh asparagus sautéed & baked with parmigiano shavings or steamed with lemon.
Fresh mushrooms with garlic & virgin oil.
Fresh Swiss chard sautéed with garlic & extra virgin olive oil.
Roasted red potatoes with rosemary & extra virgin olive oil.
CAPONATA MODO MIO
An Italian relish of chopped eggplant, cherry tomatoes, red pepper and onion, cooked in olive oil served room temperature. Served on crostini bread
Time honoured traditional Italian dessert
Homemade classic baked milk custard
Baileys Irish Cream Panna Cotta with caramel coffee sauce
Tortino di Cioccolato al Cuore Fondente
Chocolate molten lava cake
Torta al Cioccolato Senza Glutine
Flourless, gluten free, chocolate mousse cake
Flambé ai Frutti di Bosco
Mixed berries flambé with vanilla ice cream
Cheesecake with fresh fruit compote
Daily Dessert Special
Ask your waiter about our daily dessert special
Vanilla ice cream with espresso coffee
Choice of Devils Chocolate, Vanilla, Banana, Strawberry, Pistachio, Nocciola
Choice of Lemon, or Passion Fruit
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One of the best restaurants out there...
Excellent Restaurant and service. Had the best octopus i hoverer had.Highly recommend.
Good food but over priced
I have heard about this place from my friends many times, and finally came a chance to go there. From the first moment I stepped inside, I did not feel comfortable. The servers were pushing you to choose quickly, attitude was not friendly at all and the appetizers took long time - 20-30 minutes - to come. The pasta was over cooked and in my opinion the food's price does not match its quality.
I have visited again and again Sotto Sotto. It is one of the best italian restaurants I have been to. The food is amazing and the wine list is incroyable. A great place for a great dinner for 2
Disappointment! Sotto Sotto was highly recommended to us and we decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary there. Food - bread was definitively from yesterday, cold and soggy. Our appetizer missed the parmigiano (!) and prosciuto was NOT Parma. Main dish was the best part, calamari and sardines, but nothing to be impressed with. Just average. Flambe for desert was salty so my theory is that they actually used salter butter for it, I have no other explanation. Service - below average. We had 4 different servers and 2 of them managed to spill food over the table. Ambiance - yes it is cozy and nice but we were unfortunate to pick a night when some kind of corporate event took place and they placed them together with the rest of us in the same room. The acoustics of the place (or, to be correct, basement) that is this restaurant hardly allowed us to hear each other, it was so noisy. Overall, as I mentioned, a big disappointment. It's not fine dinning, that's for sure. The photos at the entrance with all the movie stars are impressive and contribute to the hype this place does not deserve. It's an average Italian restaurant in a fancy neighbourhood that probably still lives it's old fame.
We had heard this was a Resturant for Fine Dining. So we decided to go here for New Years Eve 2008/2009. Our experience turned out to be very disapointing. The building is very run down, so the atmosphere rating was not as pleasant as one is lead to believe. The food was average, and more so the Waiter from France was bewildered for most of the evening. As you can imagine, the service was very poor. Over all rating, no more than a 2 Star Rating. Please keep your coat on, as the windows are drafty should you be so lucky to be seated next to one while dining. The washrooms were not clean, so you can imagine what the kitchen looks like. A good place to go though if you want to be ignored by your Waiter all evening. The wine menu shows a very poor selection. The meal was $128.00 per plate, wow
I love the atmosphere, the caverns and the lightimng but man for the cost one needs a little ore quality and a more extensive menu. Even the bread was served stale. Definitely not from the same day.
We were there quite late - from about 10 to midnight and it was surprisingly loud! Conversation was a little difficult. Overall it was a pleasant experience, but given the number of restaurant options in Toronto, I would chose to try a new one rather than return to Sotto Sotto unless I was craving some simple al dente pasta. The baccio gelati was excellent. As was the very EXPENSIVE bottle of Cake Bread ($250). The food was definitely decent, but not particularly memorable.
Disappointing for the price. Perfect until after the main course, food was excellent. Then we were asked to move table to make room for two tables to be moved together - presumably for a 3rd sitting, we then felt like we were being hassled to be moved on. We were asked if we wanted coffee without enquiring about dessert, and they forgot to move our drinks when we changed table. While there we saw no less than three tables being asked to move to make room for others. Overall? we expected a more relaxed atmosphere and better service for the price, with perhaps some suggestion of a free drink for the hassle of moving but nothing materalised.
Great Meal - Would for sure go back again and again, and to top it off one of the chefs is HOT HOT HOT. I will recomend Sotto Sotto to everyone.
The service and the food was amazing!
The food was superb!!! I haver never ever had a bad meal in this restaurant. I could eat there every week. Not just for me but everyone in my party. Love it look forward to next time.
Last evening was excellent. The food, service and ambience was first rate. Thank you for a delicious night!
Tables too close together, somewhat noisy, but food & service terrific.
Our server was a bit rude and unwelcoming.
Fabulous as always
Excellent food and service. Best Italian I have had in a while.
Fantastic as always!
Favorite Place - great food, great service.
Nice place but I would think for an Italian restaurant you would actually have Italians cooking not sherlankins
Allround phenomenal night!
Great wait staff, good food, and friendly environment :)
If there were 6 stars I would give them that. Excellent service and unparalleled food. A great dining experience and a staple in Toronto's fine dining landscape.
Awesome restaurant awesome server :)
we were there for a birthday, great food and service
Incredible authentic and fresh.
Great service with great food
Thanks for the special birthday dinner Sotto Sotto!
In a word..."Amazing". Thanks Sotto Sotto - we will be back!
The restaurant was out of several items from something as simple as beer. How are you out of beer? The table bread arrived ice cold- we had to request it to be heated. The beef carpaccio was flavourless and almost a smell that it was bad. We didn't eat it. The mains saved the meal from disaster as the two of each felt the mains were delicious.
Simply amazing from start to finish
I love this place.
The only negative comment we have is regarding the wine selection. Unless the average person is comfortable spending at least a few hundred dollars on a bottle of wine, there aren't any options for a glass other than $18 for 6oz of a table wine.
Tomas was fantastic! Great food and service
Lit up daddi cheeeeez, some notice and some know this ya digg
Amazing as usual best restaurant in the city hands down !!!!
Food was really good but the portions were so small!!! atmosphere was really nice but our table for 2 was pretty tiny! server was very nice and and was on his A game, no issues with him. The only issue is the tiny portion! My boyfriend ordered the assorted seafood plate and for $40 it was not worth it....there was only 1 shrimp, 1 calamari, 2 scallops...and no side! only those 4 small seafood pieces, that was kinda ridiculous! I ordered the seafood linguine however which was really delicious, it was an okay portion, but for a pasta dish was kinda on the smaller side... we went to eat something after we left cuz we were still hungry. Very tasty but too small.
Great food and wine list but a bit pricy.
Sotto Sotto brings the romance of Italy to the heart of Toronto. Guests are captivated by its enchanting atmosphere, coupled with authentic Italian cuisine and a wide variety of wines. Perfect for a romantic evening by candlelight. Sotto Sotto presents an ideal escape from the ordinary with its inviting décor and delicious Mediterranean dishes. It's no wonder Sotto Sotto attracts so many celebrities. Reservations by phone only.View this Smart List
Sotto Sotto's new location still offers all the classics you love. The wide-ranging menu includes enticing options including: - Sardine alla Griglia ($17.95) grilled fresh sardines with balsamic & Sotto seafood grill dressing) - Pappardelle dei Castelli ($25.95) flat & long egg pasta in a wine sauce made with a mix of forest mushrooms) - Piccata di Vitello al Limone ($26.95) veal scaloppine with herbs cooked in a fresh lemon sauce) - Abbacchio della Taverna ($48.95) grilled rack of lamb with herbs & garlic in a red wine reduction).View this Smart List
For decades, Sotto Sotto saw celebs like Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon but Sotto Sotto’s "dear friend" Drake as they called him on Twitter, ensures that the restaurant will continue to be a mecca for stars, young and old alike.View this Smart List
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