Italian restaurants in Toronto with private rooms

When it comes to pleasing a large group of diners, it’s hard to go wrong with Italian cuisine. Whether you’re hosting a business meeting, birthday bash or an intimate family gathering, consider these private dining rooms for your next Italian-style dinner party.

Gusto 101

1
101 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2N3

You’ll find two unique private dining spaces at this popular King West trattoria. The cavernous lower level wine cellar offers an intimate industrial space while the sun-soaked rooftop party table is available all-season thanks to a retractable glass roof and central heating. Brunch, lunch and dinner menus see rustic Italian fare — think pizzas, pastas and antipasti — served on family-style sharing platters. The $1-per-ounce house wine on tap is a real crowd pleaser.

Enoteca Sociale

2
1288 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1X7

We bet your nonna would approve of a homemade Roman family feast in the cellar at this authentic Italian wine and pasta bar on Dundas West. The intimate space (suitable for between eight to 14 guests) overlooks the restaurant’s notorious cheese cave so be sure to ask your server if you can pop next door for a tour after the meal. Menus range from $45 to $60 per person and feature a variety of salumi, formaggi, antipasti and pasta options.

TERRONI

3
57 Adelaide St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1K6

It’s no secret that Torontonians love Terroni — and there’s something special about this downtown outpost located inside the historic Adelaide courthouse. Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner for 10 or a large-scale event with 80 guests, this popular pizzeria offers plenty of private rooms and semi-private alcoves and each with their own unique décor. Smaller parties can order off the a la carte menu — which features over 25 Neopolitan pizza variations — while larger parties dine on family-style platters that encourage sharing.

Pizzeria Libretto

4
550 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P8

Pizzaeria Libretto’s VPN certified thin-crust pies are the stuff of legends among Toronto pizza lovers. The dough is topped with traditional ingredients — San Marzano tomatoes from Naples, Fiore di Latte Mozzarella — and cooked in a 900-degree wood-burning oven (also imported from Italy of course) for an authentic Neapolitan finish. At the Danforth location you’ll find a semi-private dining room hidden in the downstairs cellar area. The cozy spot is ideal for small groups up to 12 people.

Cibo Wine Bar

5
522 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1L7

This King West wine bar offers casual Italian fare and over 2,400 bottles of wine to choose from, which means you’re sure to find the right vino to pair with your party. The rustic yet elegant dining room has a warm ambiance with its wooden beams and exposed brick walls. The restaurant offers six unique private dining options that cater for parties that range anywhere from 12 to 200 people.

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