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2405A Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4P 2E7
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Take a trip to old world Italy without ever leaving Toronto. Located in the fashionable area of Yonge and Eglinton, La Vecchia delivers the authentic taste of Italy with a genuine Italian ambiance. From the stone and stucco walls covered in Italian pictures and art, La Vecchia captures the essence of Italian dining with European flair. more...

Opening Hours

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Call For Details: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Restaurant type

  • Bistro,
  • Fine Dining,

Cuisine type

  • Italian,
  • Brunch,

Dishes

  • Seafood,
  • Pasta,
  • Vegetarian Cuisine,

Features

  • Extensive Wine List,
  • Restaurant With Party Services,
  • Restaurant With Bar,

Atmosphere

  • Casual,
  • Romantic,

Products and Services

  • Open Sunday,
  • Award Win,
  • Daily Special,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

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  • Atmosphere: 5/5
  • Food: 5/5
  • Service: 5/5
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Restaurantica12
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Food and atmosphere excellent

Charming atmosphere, beautiful chandeliers and old stone walls covered with vintage black and white photos. The food was excellent, and our server was absolutely lovely. A bit pricey, but really a wonderful experience overall. One thing to note is the two-hour limit on dining, which is best to know about in advance. If you have a group that wants to reunite, two hours is kind of short, but that's the policy.

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Restaurantica12
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La Vecchia Italian Ristorante My boyfriend and I visted La Vecchia on September 25 at 6:00 pm. We ordered a bottle of red wine and order the grilled calamari appetizer, both were excellent. We placed our order for our entrees; I ordered the seafood risotto and my boyfriend order seafood linguine. When our order was brought to our table, the presentation was disappointing to start. They brought me a mushroom risotto which I did not order, however I did try it and it was very bland and flavourless. My boyfriend's dish was also a disappointment. The server came back to our table and I explained to her I was given the wrong dish and my boyfriends dish was tasteless. It was a can of tomatoes mixed with the pasta. The server apologized and took the dishes back to the kitchen. I explained to her that I love this restaurant and I frequent it often so I asked if it was a different cook in the kitchen and her response was yes. The new dishes were brought out to us. Now I didn't receive the risotto but rice with seafood, again tasteless and bland. My boyfriends dish they added garlic and butter huge disappointment. We were not happy. The owner of the restaurant brought out the box of risotto and told me this is what they use and it is the best risotto. That's fine but this is not risotto. Risotto is a creamy and my dish I could pick each kernel individually, therefore not risotto. In any event we received our bill with the full charge for the entrees which we did not eat. The Owner had no class and definitely no customer service skills. I was very disappointed with his actions dismissing my dissatisfaction after knowing I was a regular customer. La Vecchia will no longer be receiving my business.

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Jennifer T
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Best Yonge/Eg has to offer!

La Vecchia is one of my faves! Beautiful decor, very cozy, everything on the menu is absolutely delicious! The staff and servers are very friendly and welcoming. Excellent value, worth every penny. Love, Love, Love this place!

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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PIPT
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Best Italian food in Toronto

Conveniently located on Yonge Street north of Roehampton. Easy to get to by subway. Lots of public parking around if you drive. The food is the best Italian ever, and I have eaten in Italy. Most professional waiters that really make you feel special without hovering. Divine desserts.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Restaurantica12
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Went with my family and Mother for the Victoria Day Weekend. Was quite surprised how nice the place is. The entrance door is apparently imported from Italy and is about 400yr old! Great service, no one complained about the tip (we gave about 13%). All male waiters, very polite, attentive without being annoying. Fast service considering how busy they were. Parking is somewhat of a problem, but that's Toronto. Good food, well presented, would certainly return.

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January 14, 2018

Absolutely amazing in all aspects.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 13, 2018

Great place for great Italian food

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 31, 2017

La Vecchia has beautiful decor and atmosphere. The food was fresh and delicious, and our server was very personable. Will definitely return again for lunch or dinner!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 27, 2017

Rafni gave us amazing service. Thank you!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 22, 2017

Excellent all around, as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 21, 2017

Excellent restaurant, great food. The service was impeccable.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 20, 2017

Really great dinner! The beef tenderloin medallions (dinner special) was fantastic and the porcini risotto so flavorful. Will definitely return.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 20, 2017

Went for Christmas lunch with some co-workers. Everything was excellent, even the service during this busy time of year. Highly recommended!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 19, 2017

First time at La Vecchia. Since it was a Sunday lunch before Christmas the restaurant was packed with larger gatherings of family and friends. But the staff was amazing and it was clear that everyone was fully enjoying themselves. Food is delicious. Wine selection very good. Well priced for the quality. We were all happy with our meal and experience. I will definitely go back when I'm in the area.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 14, 2017

I hadn't been to La Vecchia in years. My friend and I were excited to go, as we both remembered the food was fabulous. We were both so very disappointed. Penne a la vodka, very mediocre, sauce fairly tasteless and penne too al dente for our tastes. Have had much better elsewhere. Veal with prosciutto, was so 'gamey' tasting that we had to send it back. We think it was the prosciutto but it was most unpleasant, also tasteless, void of any real flavour. Pizza has a lovely thin and chewy crust, but again, rather tasteless. We don't be back.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 4/5

December 13, 2017

Still my favourite local place for dinner out. Impecible service. Great food.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 5, 2017

Fabulous meal with great and attentive service from Meghan.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 3, 2017

The food and service was excellent

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 4, 2017

The food arrived super fast and our server was friendly. We ordered home made pasta and both dishes were absolutely delicious! The portions were also just the right size. We had a tiramisu and a blueberry cheesecake for desert and they were so yummy. We'll definitely go back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 2, 2017

A true gem of a spot with great food and amazing service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 27, 2017

Everything was absolutely lovely. Even the public parking across the street was a bonus. Food was amazing and the staff is well versed with the menu and it’s origin. Will totally be coming back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 14, 2017

Amazing restaurant!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 12, 2017

A great place ! Loved it as usual

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 13, 2017

The owners were fantastic, they completely personalized the service and made us feel very welcome.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 8, 2017

this is one of my favourites although I have not been there for a few years, they have renovated creating more space downstairs. The food and service was excellent!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 5, 2017

Amazing dinner! Had dinner downstairs for the first time....lovely. Food was great....too bad they ran out of panna cotta. But will definitely go back to have it. Highly recommend it if you love Italian

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 4, 2017

Thank you again!!!!! John

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 4, 2017

Quite noisy. Would have preferred a quieter ambiance. Outstanding service. Very good food.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

October 23, 2017

Amazing food, fantastic service and an intimate atmosphere.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 20, 2017

Awesome experience! Will definitaly return.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 15, 2017

One of my top 3 restaurants in Toronto !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 14, 2017

Good service & attention - the 1st bottle of wine we ordered had a bit of vinegar taste. Waiter was quick to replace it, with no further questions asked + made recommendations for similar brands / price ranges. Food was great as well.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 6, 2017

Great service and great meal!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 4, 2017

A lovely experience. Definitely will dine here again.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 1, 2017

Overall great experience as per usual at La Vecchia

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

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