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Reviewed September 29, 2023 via mobile

Great place and amazing food. From the moment we walked in we’ve got transported to the many family restaurants we visited in Italy. The Neapolitan style pizza and the pasta were absolutely flawless, and the wine list was short, well curated and reasonably priced. A...place we will for sure be back!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed August 14, 2023

Phil and Mario helped me with a birthday celebration for a dear friend over this past weekend. They provided the birthday meal to be enjoyed at my home and it was excellent. There were special requests for our birthday girl and they were so helpful...and accommodating. Delicious food, delivered hot and ready to go. The caesar salad and dressing was the best ever! We have been Pulcinella customers for many years and have always loved the food, the service and the overall experience. Long Branch's best!!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 21, 2023

This restaurant is signed up for Toronto's Summerlicious . In my opinion this event is nothing but a farce. However, let's not get into that. I read the reviews on this place and most of them were great especially the calamari was supposed to be...out of this world. For 20.00 I got rubber bands is what I was trying to say . It might be for this event they offer frozen calamari. Next ceaser salad 15.00 Well if you like little bits of lettuce cut up small with hardley any bacon taste like bottled dressing I guess this is for you. We decided not to take chance on entre because of what we saw going out. So 2 drinks salad and frozen calamari 75.00. Not a bad price I guess but not for what we got. So my opinion stay away.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed May 12, 2023

Antonio was a fabulous host! Service was on point and the food was delicious! I will definitely go back when I’m in the area

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed April 15, 2023

Food was ok service was terrible. We were a group of 6 (4 adults, 2 kids), ordered quickly and waited 2HOURS for our dinner to arrive. The waiter apologized 3 times for the wait and after 1.5 hours told us our food was "a priority"...for the kitchen. Uhhh...bit late to prioritize it....Meanwhile many other customers came and went. When we finally paid the more than $400 bill, the waiter complained that we had tipped 12% instead of 15% (still more than $40 tip) and seemed surprised that the slow service impacted the tip. It was our first time at this restaurant. We won't be back.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed March 21, 2022

Had dinner there with friends. Pasta dishes were excellent. I strongly recommend Vongole. Service was great. Nice Ambience. Overall great experience. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed September 30, 2021 via mobile

Fantastic food. For a reasonable price. Great wine. Great staff very dedicated owner operator very personable cosy inside and comfortable

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2021

Pulcinella is a total gem of not only Lakeshore, but of the GTA. Mario and his staff always go above and beyond to accommodate patrons. Truth be told, my partner and I have been coming here for years.... in fact, we had our wedding reception...here. I can honestly say we would not have changed a thing. All our guests said we had the wedding everyone wishes they had! Since then, we have had countless birthdays, anniversaries, and many other celebrations. The food at the restaurant is consistently exceptional, as is the service and friendliness of all the staff! We are truly fortunate to have Pulcinella in our area, and always look forward to our Thursday evening dinners as a kick off for the weekend. As one can imagine, COVID negatively affected so many restaurants and neighbourhood gathering spots. Pulcinella truly helped us out throughout COVID, as the restaurant always gave us something to look forward to - our Thursday night take out! Now that they have reopened we are so happy to be able to go back and enjoy the patio! The atmosphere there has been so pleasant, as everyone (I believe) couldn't wait to get out and be social again! Mario and staff do their best to accommodate everyone - ALWAYS adhering to COVID safety protocols. Often, Mario's wife Andrea is working as well. Without exception, Mario and Andrea make it a point to make us feel like family. I honestly can't say one negative thing about this restaurant. Excellent food, staff, and a place that truly makes you feel like family. Truely a pillar of the community. Much thanks to Mario, Andrea and all the staff for all of their hard work, dedication, amazing food, and for making everyone feel like family.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021

Terrible customer service, had a reservation and we had to wait over 25 minutes. No apologies were given. No respect for the reservation or the customers time. Covid-19 rules are being flagrantly disregarded and violated. Tables are not even one foot apart (less alone six...feet) and the restaurant believes they don’t need to be six feet apart. Terrible. Wish it was good cause it’s local but the most terrible experience I’ve had in the GTA. Will not be going back.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

From the moment we arrived we were met with a very welcoming staff. The meal was perfect and the special dessert was outstanding!

Date of visit: August 2020
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PulcinellaItalian, Owner at Pulcinella, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Thank you very much! Glad you had a nice evening at Pulcinella :)

Reviewed August 1, 2020 via mobile

Gnocchi that melts in your mouth! Wonderful food and great service. We asked if the gnocchi was fresh and tender enough that it would melt in your mouth, like we remember it in Florence. The chef made sure it did. Fabulous.

Date of visit: August 2020
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PulcinellaItalian, Owner at Pulcinella, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

So happy you enjoyed the Gnocchi. We love that it reminded you of when you were in Florence as that is a great compliment. Thank you.

Reviewed February 13, 2020

Not even close. Best place around Long Branch and Mimico. Great italian food. Great service and the room is classy. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

This was all of our first time at the restaurant. The service was excellent and so was the food. Portions were generous. We had appetizers, mains and desserts. As there were 5 of us, we had a very good sampling of their entire menu and...everything was great quality and delicious. I very seldom eat to the point of discomfort, but I did here because everything was so good. Excellent restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Very classy place. They were swamped with it being Winterlicious, and there was a long wait for our table as they were behind in reservations, but the delicious food was so worth it! Moreover, the hostess was gracious and apologetic and even bought everyone waiting...in line a round of drinks, on the house! Excellent food and service, highly recommend! (we ordered the lemon veal and chicken marsala)More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Made a reservation for New Years eve, and we can't wait to go back. When we arrived we were given the option of the dining room, or wine bar area. We chose the wine bar area as it appeared more intimate and quiet. We were...greeted right away by our waitress Erin, who was accomodating and friendly. Amazing service. We started the night off with cocktails from the menu, followed by a fantastic bottle of wine that she recommended to accompany our food choices. We ordered the mussels appetizer to start folllowed by the wild boar chop and lobster ravioli. We were skeptical to try the boar, but it was explained that it was a traditional Italian dish, and it didn't disappoint. It was succulent and rich in flavour. The raviloi was fresh with an al dente texture. The sauce was decadent and flavouful, and the seafood stood out. The mild spiced pomodoro sauce for the mussels was perfect, and the mussels were plump. We ended the evening with a couple cocktails at the bar, and rang in the New Year with sparkling wine and lots of great cheer. We couldn't have had a better dining experience, and we can't wait to go back. This is our new local gem.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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PULCINELLA, Toronto - Long Branch - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Food Delivery & Takeaway - Tripadvisor

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Pulcinella is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5