Ratings & Reviews - Locale Mercatto

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  • Atmosphere: 4/5
  • Food: 4/5
  • Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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Marvellous Mercatto

As we walked down bay street...we were hungry and in desperate search of a restaurant. We were hit with a wonderful aroma as we passed this restaurant...we quickly ran inside and sat down! The atmosphere was that of a classy market - our server was down to earth and un pretensious....and the atmosphere was all class. The food was so delicious and the pizza tasted just like a funghi pizza I ate in Italy once!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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I love this restaurant. the flavors are amazing...

I love this restaurant. the flavors are amazing and i look forward to their daily pasta specials. i used to work right around the corner and this restaurant was my friday treat!!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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When you walk in the door there is great energy...

When you walk in the door there is great energy from the guests enjoying fresh, quality food and the service staff. I have yet to order anything that wasn't awesome. Many people I know agree that this one of thier favourite spots for lunch or dinner.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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Great atmosphere, fabulous friendly server...

Great atmosphere, fabulous friendly server, bottomless bread basket, excellent coffee. I would go back just for the soup.:-)

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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April 21, 2018

Always good. Will be back again next week :)

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

April 16, 2018

Excellent service and meal. My client also liked it very much.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 13, 2018

The food was very good, the service was excellent! Great experience!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 30, 2018

I thought it to be a good dining experience. Very friendly staff, food came quickly, attentive service. Would go back.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

March 17, 2018

As always - perfect

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 15, 2018

Quick and attentive service even though it was really busy. Great spot for a Bay Street lunch

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 15, 2018

It was fine. Not the best Italian food I've ever had, but adequate. I can't speak for the other guests' dishes, but the sauce for the cavatelli was somewhat watery. Given the fairly high price tag and small plate, bread would have been nice; none was offered. I guess I should have asked for it. The cappuccino was great and the service was excellent.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

March 15, 2018

We all thought our meals were excellent and we will definitely dine here again.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 13, 2018

I love this place. John and the team really took care of us on our engagement dinner. Mercatto is amazing.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 7, 2018

Definitely an underrated restaurant in the city. Love the polished yet laid back atmosphere, great service and wonderful food. Beautifully cooked pizza and pasta that while isnt the most inventive thing ive seen, they do the classics with precision and finesse. Definitely will be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 23, 2018

Excellent service, food and atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 22, 2018

Simply wonderful! Will definitely return

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 20, 2018

Quaint, clean and great food. Place of choice

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

January 18, 2018

Our group had an amazing experience at Locale. We came for a reception, and both our server (Natalie, I believe) and John the manager took amazing care of us, and made the lunch special for everyone. Thank you again for everything!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 19, 2018

Great ambience and good place to have quiet conversation over dinner.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 11, 2018

Service was excellent !

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 7, 2018

Great food, great decor inside and quick service. Wasn't too busy when we went around 5:30-6:00 but still awesome and server was helpful with wine recommendations and food preferences as well! Would go back. Pricey but worth all of it! Chocolate cheesecake is amazing!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

January 6, 2018

Great food always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 5, 2018

Excellent food! Great service!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 21, 2017

From making a booking for 13 to the minute we left, we received great and friendly services. I found the menu is quite interesting with lots of choices and different choices than other restaurants. Food was great and we had a great time. We will return.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 13, 2017

A warm, well appointed dining room helped us to accommodate twenty of our business associates. Service from all staff was top quality, food served was outstanding, delicious Italian cuisine accompanied by excellent wine selection. Over all a fun and delicious spot in Toronto to host business meetings, staff party or enjoy an intimate dinner with a taste if Italy added. Superb food and service quality at a great price-point.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 12, 2017

The restaurant is loud but food/service is good.

Ambiance: 3/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

December 12, 2017

It was a really loud space, but the food was enjoyable and our server was excellent and saw to every request!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

December 10, 2017

Despite that the restaurant was full, they serve the food really fast—excellent. The food was really good, and so was the service. I recommend.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 1, 2017

This is our second visit since the renovation. We were very impressed. The menu is so much better. The server was lovely, efficient and helpful. We had the beets and ricotta with the kale salad and butternut squash soup to start. Our mains were the roasted chicken and ahi tuna special. The salad that accompanied the tuna was a little bland (surprising really given the mix of ingredients...pomegranate, Apple, watercress) . Every other dish was absolutely delicious. The chicken entree was heavenly.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 1, 2017

Chicken lunch was amazing!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 29, 2017

Great place tor lunch, business or otherwise.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 27, 2017

Food was very good. Great pear salad and ravioli ! Excellent

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

November 26, 2017

Food was excellent, and the service was good; the server was very friendly but seemed quite busy. We had several sides, including the grilled octopus, which was excellent. The beet and kale salads were also very good. We had the spinach ravioli as a main, and it too was very good. Would have like to see tira misu on the dessert menu - call me a traditionalist!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

November 26, 2017

The location and atmosphere was good. The service was efficient and we got everything in adequate time. The food was average, but the desserts was my favorite. Average but not memorable.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

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