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Enjoy Excellent Italian Dining in a relaxed rustic atmosphere with adjoining Wine Bar. At Pulcinella you will always eat well and be treated like family. Buen Appetito and Salute! :)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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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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Reviewed December 30, 2019

Wonderful little Italian place in Etobicoke - the food and service were both absolutely fantastic and it's very reasonably priced. We had a Pizza Margherita to share as an appetizer and it's the best we've had in Toronto - as close as we've come to...what we experienced in Rome. The pasta Bolognese and Cioppino were also excellent. Would definitely recommend for a nice night out.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2019 via mobile

Came with a group of 8. They handled it really well. Personal touch. Great food. Great service. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

Best food. Best service. Best ambiance. Enjoyed an outstanding baked salmon and the Mario salad. Others in our group all had same comments.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Delicious food once the wait staff could figure out what table to bring it to. Awful service, poorly trained & inexperienced staff on a Wednesday night ... just a mess basically. Only redeeming feature being the very well prepared food, although one of our party...had cold food, I suspect because staff didn't know which table it was to be given to & after wandering around looking for a place for it, then taking it back to the kitchen to sit, it eventually arrived cold.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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