Uncle Tony's

4.1
69 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Italian
Authentic Italian Food in the St. Lawrence Market area

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 69 People Are Saying
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vipNatashaW
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food3service2ambience3

Bad service . Rude server

SF
SoccerFan
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall1food3service3ambience3

The app allowed us to make a reservation, the reservation was confirmed but the restaurant wasn’t actually open

CS
ChristopherS
Montreal
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch food, service, location and ambience. Go already!

CF
CherylF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Uncle Tony's has never disappointed. The weather was perfect to sit on their patio. And so glad to see concrete barriers vs an orange pylon between the tables and the road. Our server was friendly, helpful and very professional. The food was outstanding - Nonni's meatballs is a must. Can't wait to go back.

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vipLisaV
Toronto
58 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I will be back. 100%.

When it takes 15min to choose because everything looks amazing, you know you're at a good spot. I had even looked at the menu ahead of time and couldn't decide!

I went with the Chicken Lasagna. Huge piece, smothered in a tasty tomato sauce and cheese. Perfect for a chilly day.

Was a too full for dessert? Yes.
Did I order it anyway? Also yes.

This was the lightest and fluffiest tiramisu I have ever eaten. You must try it.

Service was warm and welcoming.

There really is something for everyone. You won't regret it.

PK
PaulK
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a great dinner. Really enjoyed the variety of food.

KL
KimL
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Quaint Italian restaurant. Had the spaghetti carbonara. Tasty but too much oil which shouldn't be in the dish to begin with.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Pizza not great. Dessert was not homemade but pasta was great

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Sunny
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience - great food, great service - I am so happy to support a local restaurant!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our host was wonderful. Food was amazing. Can’t wait to go back

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Best friends birthday

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Alainalex
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Not an Italian restaurant! The food correct but not more .

The decoration needs to be reviewed it’s back dated!

JB
JennyB
Calgary
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Uncle Tony's used to be my absolute favourite Italian restaurant in Toronto and I wanted to take my daughter as a treat before she starts school!
Very disappointed. I guess the ownership and management has changed. The food was meh. Nothing compared to before. The Caprese salad was literally my addiction and after ordering it last night, I'm totally turned off. The bruschetta wasn't great and their vodka penne pasta was bland and again meh. It's too bad that everything at UT's has just become meh. In a city like Toronto with amazing restaurants and food options, a once stellar destination Italian restaurant has become forgettable. Disappointed

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vipNewOne
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great hospitality!

JB
vipJaniceB
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food at uncle Tony’s was outstanding! Prompt service and our food came right away. We were seated outside and had the perfect setting - people watching and a free concert of classical guitar music from across the street at the park. We had gnocchi and 4 cheese pizza. I’d definitely go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious!!!!! My kids favorite and ours too!

MM
MargaridaM
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great italian food spot that has excellent service and food.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food ok nothing to write home about.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Expected an authentic experience. Low value for money IMO. Near a club with club patrons constantly walking by (depending on day/time).

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Nice little restaurant. We wanted something other than a chain restaurant and found it here. Had bruschetta (loved the flat bread used), gnocchi, penne pesto, and rigatoni and it was all delicious. Service was quick and efficient without feeling rushed. Atmosphere was nice. The teenagers enjoyed it too. Will have to go back again to try the pizzas.

JO
JoeO
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The arancini from the special menu were fantastic and were purple inside (I think the rice was cooked in beet juice). The Fat Tony's Pizza was a little oily, but still tasty. Not a lot of gamberoni in the rapini/gamberoni pasta dish, but again, tasty.

WD
vipWestinD
Calgary
28 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Generally it was a fine evening and so nice to be outside...I was surprised that the brushetta (which was good but could use more basil) was served on texas toast. The tiramisu was a complete disappointment (I don't think there was a lady finger to be found and the dusting of cacoa was way too thick and overpowered the custard).

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PaulaT
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time visiting Tony’s … last time we sat in patio snd had a great meal and this time we were inside .
Great atmosphere / a really cozy place .
We had an amazing dinner and service was great .
Thank you

JL
JohnL
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on 8 August 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

the place is fine. i wouldn't go out of my way to eat there again. The service was really good but the food was ok. it's a pretty large menu for such a small place.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

They were able to take a last-minute booking and get us seated in a private booth. The food was pretty good, and the ambiance was excellent.

JY
JenniferY
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the most amazing waiter. I believe his name was Sunny. He was so friendly and funny and attended to us in the perfect way! 10/10 food and 10/10 service. Can’t wait to come back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Gnocchi was really doughy, expensive food that tasted badly

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Jefferson
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Go to Uncle Tony's for classic fresh Italian dishes and stay for the hospitality!

AP
vipAndreaP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience1

The service was really bad.

It was starting to rain, there were tables available inside, but they didn’t allow us (with 3 kids) to come indoors.

It took forever for our food to arrive at our table (all other tables who arrived after us had their food before us)!

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FitesaO
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service and food!

TD
TorontoDiner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Amazing service!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good linguini. Lots of mosquitoes due to dining outdoors

PV
vipPeterV
Austin
21 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice outdoor patio, friendly staff, great food!

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Linda
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

won't return.. not good. we read reviews before, won't return. many much better than this place

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vipTammy
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lucky to snag a reservation here this evening. The side walk set up was as best as one could expect given the Covid regulations. The park across the street had a live mic which provided lovely added ambiance.
Our server was attentive, helpful with recommendations, and as nice as could be!!!!
My husband had the caprese salad to start and then a pasta dish, both of which he thoroughly enjoyed.
I had Nonna’s meatballs which were served hot and oh so delicious. To follow was Tony’s pizza with a too die for crust and amazing sauce and toppings.
Excellent service, excellent meal. Highly recommend this little downtown gem!!!!

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Tamara
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I am so glad we got a reservation here. We booked late - it’s covid and only patios are open so they are all booked - this was one of the few places avail for a table of 4 and we took it. I didn’t know what to expect - it was lovely. Across the street is a park and live music graced our evening. The food was very good - authentic Italian. The mushroom pizza was delicious with truffle oil delighting my senses. My daughter loved the veal. We ordered several appetizers for the table and they were all good. Service was good. They brought out a slice of cheesecake for my niece to celebrate her birthday - such a nice gesture and she loved it.

So if you’re out for a casual night just enjoying your peeps, thinking - never heard of it, not sure - just go - food is great, service is great and if you can get a patio spot- well, lucky you.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

The owner of this restaurant is very confrontational and has quite a chip on his shoulder. Food is mediocre and our waiter was okay. The veal Parmesan came with a side spaghetti and I requested carbonara. They charged me for a full order when it was obviously a side portion without telling me in advance.

Don't waste your money and head over to Fieramosca on Prince Arthur for an elegant dining experience for the same price.

This guy doesn't deserve to be in business.
Bye bye Uncle Tony!

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Tess
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Inexplicably rude service from the manager. They would not let us order until our full party arrived, one of the guests was 5 minutes late. Even though the patio was half full and had zero foot traffic, the manager kept stating that it was busy and if the 3rd wasn't arriving he would move us to a smaller table. We offered to order their meal in advance if it was a problem and the manager said that he "would rather have empty tables than to accommodate" and that this mentality was standard in the business which is simply untrue. As a result we just left and found a place across the street that went over and above to accommodate us even though they were fully booked.

KM
KarenM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. We had riceballs, salad pizza, lots of wine. We ate too much to order dessert. But I really wanted to try the Creme Brulee. Next time!
Overall it was s mist wonderful meal.

FAQs

Uncle Tony's does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Uncle Tony's also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 455-6650.

Uncle Tony's is rated 4.1 stars by 69 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.