Vagabondo Italian Ristorante & Lounge

4.2
617 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
Vagabondo is serving up some of the best traditional Italian dishes in a modern and contemporary environment. The fusion of traditional Italian flavours served with the warm sounds of down-tempo beats and world music is the perfect combination. Come and experience the way we do it at Vagabondo.
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Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing and the service was impeccable!

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Caprese Salad with Burrata and in-house made Tiramisu were the perfect start and end to a delicious meal... lasagna was excellent and the seafood pasta had plenty of seafood with lots of variety

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Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was so yummy and all the recommendations were really spot on!!

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SH
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome service. Great food. Couldn't ask for more.

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J
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent. Very attentive and caring staff.
My sons said that it was the best dish that they had ever eaten (having ordered the same one elsewhere many times prior). My food was very good as well.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect place to enjoy amazing food and great service. Risotto de mare and pasta el salmons were just outstanding!

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Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

First time at restaurant. Friendly and efficient service. Delicious martinis to kick the evening off. Bruschetta and home made meatballs as appetizers. Both were delicious. Lasagna, pizza blanca and spaghetti carbonara for mains. Pizza was wonerfully thin and tasty. My picky eater son devoured the lasagna. The carbonara was good but not great, couldn't quite put my finger on why but it was different to previous carbonara at other restaurants. Woukd happily go back as menu was varied and had many dishes we wanted to try

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OT
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great! Fresh and delicious food! Great service!

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PM
Montreal
35 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Food was ordinary. Overpriced for whats offered. Good portion but taste is blend on some items.

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MW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was excellent and hot. Serve on the end was a bit slow. Great downtown dining spot.

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L
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Pasta was very tasty...calamari was rubbery.
Was seated in bar area which was quite noisy

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Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

They were out of pretty much ever wine I selected. Had to go for a $160 bottle as all that was available was low end.

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AR
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food was delicious and the price was very fair. Excellent place to go before going to a show at the Sony Centre.

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P
Melbourne / VIC
35 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good wholesome Italian pasta dishes and reasonably priced wine, a good pre theatre dinner

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CN
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 1

Whoever was in the kitchen was really hammering on the order bell whenever they had something ready to go out to a table. It was very distracting and really took away from the rest of the night.

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KC
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Not sure if it was because we were early lunch guests - 2 of us ordered the same "penne" one was definitely from the day before and the other was fresher. It was so very obvious from the appearance of the same dish that looks so different.

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TJ
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The Winterlicious meals were very enjoyable and the service was impressive as well! We'll definitely be back to try their full menu!

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HC
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Winterlicious. It was a fine place. I will return.

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OT
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We came with my friend for drinks after work and really enjoyed this place. We loved the pizza and the drinks were a good value for money

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IA
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

We had Winterlicious dinner at Vagabondo, and were really disappointed by the quality of the food.

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s
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We went for Winterlicious and had the salad, veal and chocolate truffle cake. All of the food was delicious and the service was wonderful. I arrived early and went to the bar for a cocktail. I was looked after well and they brought bread too. Dinner was very nice. I'd recommend this restaurant.

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KM
Calgary
12 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

They were very welcoming and the server made some good recommendations. Just dont know how you can serve two meals and have the other two at least two minutes later. Please work to coordinate.

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R
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 4

Not great food. Went for winterlicious and had dietary restriction (no shavings of parmesan on meat). Not willing to bend a bit.

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very friendly staff and amazingly fast service! Would there were groups there from a group of friends getting together to a date and a business dinner. The restaurant has several “zones” and made for a great experience. The risotto was fabulous and the food came super fast!

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is fantastic, and the atmosphere is welcoming. Didn't wait long to be served and the food was so satisfying.

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Toronto
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The meal was decent but cannot state that is was spectacular. We've definitely had much better Italian food elsewhere. The service was impeccable though.

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FV
Monterrey
2 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Ok great service

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K
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Foods are good and I have never seen that excellent service in Toronto anywhere! Totally love it!

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G
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the Gnocchi at this restaurant it is amazing. Great ambiance if you want to talk or eat alone.

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m
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was delicious and our server was excellent! We will definitely return.

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CF
Toronto
17 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Excellent Italian food with large portions. The waitress was attentive, accurate and friendly. The noise level was too high though. We could hear conversations from the tables all around us... could have been just loud talkers though. Overall a great place to go before an event at the Sony Centre or other theatre performances in the area.

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JJ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

First visit for a Xmas lunch - group of 6 asked to be out within 1.5 hours & were. Food was delicious. Would definitely go back!

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L
Toronto
10 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

They died not have my reservation as they do not use opentable anymore-only bookenda. Thankfully we were early enough they could still seat us.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Food was excellent and the environment was great. However, the service from one particular waiter wasn't very good. We received better service from the other wait staff

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Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious.

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NM
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Welcoming staff and always good food

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CK
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had been to Vagabondo a couple of years ago and loved it then as well. The meatballs (appetizer) were the best ever. Both of the pasta options we chose were so delicious and the bread was excellent as well as the accompaniment of great hot sauce. Great friendly service also.

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SR
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing home style Italian cooking! You certainly don’t leave hungry!

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HK
Montreal
6 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Vagabondo has and always been a favourite for us. We love the location, the food, the service, the staff and have never had any issues. Our recent experience was however a little disappointing as we ordered a vegetarian pizza for elders in our family who are vegetarian due to religious beliefs and were shocked and disappointed to find pieces of chicken in it. Unfortunately they only found out once they bit into it as the lighting was poor on the patio and we brought it to the attention of our server and someone within management. We understand mistakes happen and everyone is only human after all, but from a customer point of view this does put an extremely sour taste in our mouth, as well as our overall trust and experience with the food provider. That being said, we requested new plates and just finished off our meals, as the group was large, and paid for the meal. The management apologized, offered on the house desert and did not charge us for that chicken pizza. We appreciate that gesture however we implore the management and staff to be extra vigilant in these matters as the next mistake could be more damaging if it were someone with allergies, etc. Finally, as we mentioned we like Vagabondo and will certainly return in the future in the hopes of a better experience.

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FF
Toronto
11 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great selection and great food. The area behind us was rented out to people doing a paint class so it was a little annoying to keep hearing instructions about what people should be doing.

Our waiter was great and the food was wonderful and had something for everyone.

Also a very good selection of wines.

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