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Pizzeria Libretto

#15 of 6,754 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
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221 Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z8, Canada
+1 416-532-8000
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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West Vancouver, Canada
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128 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Libretto's pizza has a very good crust. Toppings are toppings...but in my opinion it is the crust that makes the pizza. Their crust is the same as the crust we had at the best pizza restaurant in Naples Italy.

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1 Thank DrBeach77
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I lived in Italy for 8 years and went out of my way to try this restaurant!! Epic and truly a taste of Italy.. Look no further, Toronto has brought Italy to Canada.. Great Job!!

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Thank Paolo R
Milton, Canada
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We of course had pizza and it was delicious. I got jealous of the others because they could eat with their hands and I had to use my fork and knife ;) The reason was that my pizza was very soggy but I assume this is not the usual case as it was only mine. I say it is because... More 

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Thank ibojan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience! My boyfriend and I made reservations (which I would recommend) this friday. We ordered the fried gnocchi as an appetizers and 2 different pizza. Everything was delicious! I would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Stéphanie A
Boca Raton, FL
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great pizza cooked in wood oven. Libretto has several locations but stick to the original. Their all wood oven makes a difference. Food and service great. Unusually fine wine list with tastings if you're not sure. If you like spice, the sausage pie is perfect. This place is outstanding destination for lunch or extremely casual dinner.

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Thank FrankBocaRaton_FL
Bc
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Good pizza margherita with San Marzano tomato topping. Gelato is smooth, creamy and full of taste. Sit at the bar. Bartender proud of the food and the place. Good value food, service, ambiance.

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Thank Mark T
Athens, Greece
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

If you think that you can eat a real good Italian pizza only in Roma you are wrong; you can eat a very goid one in Greektown/Toronto! Bravo! Delicious taste, excellent service, friendly staff!

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Thank GioGreGui
Frederick, Maryland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I came here after reading some reviews. We were not disappointed! The waitress was extremely helpful and the fixed price menu for lunch was a good deal--$21 for pizza, drink, and dessert. On first sight, the pizzas seem to lack the amount and variety meat you usually find. However, don't worry about it. My pizza had some... More 

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Thank Bob C
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were here at 5pm on a Saturday night, just before the crowds started to arrive. Server was very quick and helpful. We ordered 2 beers and decided to split a salad, pizza and dessert. Pizza was just average, nothing special. I have had pizza with more flavor at low priced chain pizza shops. Based on the price I was... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

very very testy pizza we order 2 pizza there after long day of work they where amazing pizza and very cheap also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-532-8000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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