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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. more...

Opening Hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Restaurant type

  • Alternative Contemporay Italian Bistro,
  • Fine Dining,

Cuisine type

  • Italian,

Dishes

  • Beef,
  • Poultry,
  • Seafood,
  • Veal,
  • Vegetarian Cuisine,
  • Pasta,
    • Pizza,
  • more...
  • less...

Features

  • Restaurant With Party Services,
  • Restaurant With Catering Services,
  • Wheelchair-accessible Restaurant,

Atmosphere

  • Romantic,

Website

  • Www.sottosotto.ca,

Products and Services

  • Star Sightings,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

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  • Atmosphere: 3.9/5
  • Food: 3.8/5
  • Service: 3.5/5
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huyn4680
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very good i love it very so much!

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Mario C
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One of the best restaurants out there...

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Gary L
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Excellent Restaurant and service. Had the best octopus i hoverer had.Highly recommend.

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fooddude03
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Good food but ove...

Good food but over priced

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Restaurantica12
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Too overrated

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.

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Restaurantica12
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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

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Restaurantica12
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Disappointment! Sotto Sotto was highly...

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.

Atmosphere: 2/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 2/5
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Restaurantica12
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We had heard this was a Resturant for Fine...

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

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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I love the atmosphere, the caverns and the...

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.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 2/5
Service: 2/5
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Restaurantica12
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We were there quite late - from about 10 to...

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.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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Disappointing for the price. Perfect until after...

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.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 2/5
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Restaurantica12
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Great Meal - Would for sure go back again and...

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.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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November 19, 2017

Simply the best!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 17, 2017

Sophisticate flare with old world Italian charm. Vincente's hospitality oozes out, he is so accommodating. However Victor, whatever he recommends... just say YES!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 14, 2017

Servers are rude and past my food by giving it to me in my hand instead of placing it on the table. Would not go back again.

Ambiance: 1/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 1/5

November 12, 2017

Fun and fabulous evening....

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 11, 2017

Would like biscotti and maybe Italian ricotta cheese cake

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

November 10, 2017

I felt honest if u were not a somebody that night then service was very poor! We were not told the specials only realized when waiter told table next to us! Food very average! Served me wrong food and had to wait for them to make right food!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 3/5

November 9, 2017

The best in town!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 6, 2017

Food so delicious. The seafood risotto just amazing, so tasty!!!! Service very good even so busy on sunday night.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 6, 2017

I went to Sotto Sotto tonight for dinner with my husband. It was his 36th birthday. This was hands down the best experience I've ever had at any restaurant. We made resos and were promptly taken to our table as we walked in. The service was totally on point. Our servers name was Frank. He was sooo good and honestly checked in just enough times to make sure we didn't need anything. We ordered the share platter app, I had the mushroom pasta and my husband had the salmon pasta. For dessert we had the cannoli and melted lava cake with a latte. I can't tell you how delicious the food was. Hands down the best pasta we've ever had. The ambiance, the lighting and the service was all top notch. I would highly recommend this place and am gonna add this to a regular spot for date nights !! Loved it.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 5, 2017

FABULOUS as always!!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 5, 2017

Our waiter was excellent and food was delicious!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 4, 2017

The food was amazing, our server was on point and the atmosphere was wonderful.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 3, 2017

Ford was amazing and Viktor was the best service I’ve had at a restaurant in a while, keep up the good work!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 3, 2017

Once again waited 30 min for my table???

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

November 3, 2017

Amazing as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 31, 2017

I would recommend reservations as it is an extremely busy restaurant. Excellent meal and service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 30, 2017

Loved it

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 29, 2017

Outstanding service and amazing food. Thank you for a wonderful evening!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 28, 2017

We had a very pleasant meal , the service was excellent efficient but very friendly. the atmosphere was lovely... Thank you

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 25, 2017

Amazing food and drinks! We ended up going back to lunch the next day it was that good

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 18, 2017

Gourmet food at it's very finest, a multitude of flavors, and perfectly cooked.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

October 18, 2017

lovely evening,

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

October 16, 2017

Fantastic, delicious, outstanding!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 15, 2017

We had been to many Italian restaurants in toronto and GTA. This is the best by far! We came back all the time for any special occasions.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 14, 2017

Was my first time at Sotto Sotto. Can’t wait to go back! Absolutely delicious and fantastic service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 12, 2017

Everything was perfect! We were celebrating my friend's birthday and they really made it special. The food was delicious and the service superb.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 11, 2017

We had an awesome dinner night, and was happy to see Drake drop in while we were there.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 9, 2017

Our Waiter was amazing! And from the Bronx like us! Really made us feel comfortable.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

October 7, 2017

Very disappointing Food ordinary to awful Service ordinary Too much noise Overpriced Would not recommend nor go back

Ambiance: 2/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 2/5

October 5, 2017

Excellent experience overall. Food was fantastic. Service was perfect. Was a louder environment then I expected, however I will be coming back for sure.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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