Best lasagna in Toronto

Lasagna is one of the most classic dishes in Italian cuisine, and it’s still one of the most popular pasta dishes in Toronto. There are lots of restaurants that serve up this traditional meal, but the restaurants on this list do it right! Dig in to the best Nonna-approved lasagna dishes in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

Seven Numbers Restaurant

516 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M5N 1A5

7 Numbers on Eglinton serves up a delicious veal lasagna. The lasagna is layers of freshly made noodles, with fresh ground veal, mozzarella and homemade tomato sauce. This dish comes in two sizes.

Gusto 101

101 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2N3

This lasagna is only available one day a week, but it's so good you'll mark your calendar! Gusto 101's lasagna can only be ordered on Sundays after 6 pm. The 12-layer lasagna is packed with roasted mushrooms, sausage ragu, mozzarella, parmesan and homemade tomato and bechamel sauce.

Rasta Pasta

61&63 Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON Z3Z 3Z3

Rasta Pasta put its own spin on the traditional lasagna. There are two types: Reggae, filled with ricotta, mozzarella and steamed calaloo, and Jerk, a lasagna packed with jerked chicken to pped with either Alfredo or rose sauce.

Lamanna's Bakery

12-6758 Kingston Rd, Toronto, ON M1B 1G8

The seven-layer lasagna at Lamanna's Bakery is cooked to perfection and has the perfect ratio of noodle to meat. Diners can choose between the meat or vegetarian options, and dine in or take-out. Make sure to grab some of the cannoli for dessert!

Vesuvio Pizzeria and Spaghetti House

3010 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3

Vesuvio's is known for authentic pasta dishes, including the vegetarian lasagna. Layered in between freshly made noodles are broccoli, wild mushrooms, zucchini, eggplant and melted mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses.

Pizza La Rosa

2555 Victoria Park Ave, Scarborough, ON M1T 1A3

This Scarborough eatery offers a simple, yet delicious, lasagna dish on the Al Forno menu. Basil, homemade meat sauce and parmesan cheese are all layered between freshly made noodles. The whole thing is then topped with house-made tomato sauce.

Mangia & Bevi

260 King St E, Toronto, ON M5A 4L5

Mangia & Bevi keep things traditional with its lasagna. This lasagna is classic in every way, with eight layers of freshly made noodles, ragu, mozzarella, bechamel and tomato sauce. The hearty and delicious dish is topped with parmesan shavings and fresh basil.

Regina Pizzeria & Trattoria

782 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1C6

Regina Trattoria is an elegant and romantic restaurant located in Little Italy. The restaurant serves Italian dishes so authentic that you’ll forget you're in Toronto! The lasagna is stacked high and filled with all the usual suspects - tomato sauce, 100 per cent beef, parmesan and mozzarella cheese.

Vaticano Italian Restaurant

25 Bellair St, Toronto, ON M5R 3L3

Vaticano's lasagna is made with hand-made noodles, fresh tomato sauce and sautéed ground beef, topped with mozzarella cheese that melts to perfection when finished in the oven. Vaticano has become an institution in the Yorkville neighbourhood, and is known to attract celebrity clientele like Ryan Gosling and Robert Downey Jr.

Trattorria Taverniti

591 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B2

This family-run restaurant serves an authentic meat lasagna on the dinner menu. The lasagna is layered with house-made flat noodles, fresh mozzarella, 100 per cent ground beef and parmesan cheese, all smothered in pomodoro sauce. The end result is cheesy, hearty and packed with flavour.

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