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Nova Ristorante

#3,067 of 6,750 Restaurants in Toronto
$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
2272 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2P9, Canada
+1 416-751-1200
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
15 Feb 2018
“Best pizza, friendly staff”
12 Mar 2018
“Not too bad but not too good neither”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2272 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2P9, Canada
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Overall I'd put it at 2.5 nevermind the 3 you see here, service was ok from the one server although kind of slow, the other that brought out our entrees hmmmm sorry to say not so bright she mixed up the food and brought out...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank underpressure05
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Always the best pizza. too bad the founder died. He was a great guy, his funeral was today. We will miss you Vince.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank stevendD6925DX
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This restaurant has been around since 1963. It has always been really good., although since it has changed ownership the name has changed slightly and the prices have gone way up. as a teenager l use to be able to afford to come here. Seems...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank stevendD6925DX
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Came here based on previous reviews and was not disappointed. We ordered the ravioli rose, pizza pollo, classic spaghetti, and veal parmingiana. Everything tasted Great, and our server Del, was very attentive, friendly and eager to do her job. I told her I could serve...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank neekchang
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Stopped in on the way home for a pizza, bad mistake. Nova Ristorante, is the new name for the original Pizza Nova restaurant which has been at this location since 1963. Having grown up and also attended Winston Churchill Collegiate across the street, I've experienced...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Fudger1
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Have been coming here for years, always a good middle of the road restaurant featuring Italian style cuisine. Food was so so most recent trip --- lasagna way too saucy with too little meat and too few noodles --- not much better than what you...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank grimble2015
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Super impressed with this place! Ignore the fact that this restaurant is located in a somewhat dingy mall, because the food here is fantastic. The executive chef here prides himself with using only the freshest local ingredients and puts in a personal twist with traditional...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Instantonium
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

I went to Nova Ristorante with some friends who have visited the establishment before. One told me it was owned by Pizza Nova. With this information,I had a pre conceived idea of what it would be like. Fancy pizza! WRONG! The menu was amazing! The...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. Great environment and service. The only minor issue was some echo in the place

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Behrouz S
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Nova Ristorante is an incredible experience. From the minute you walk in, the hostess makes you feel welcome and the ambiance is stunning. Modern decor with highlights of Europe. We had the "Farmhouse soup". I couldn't believe how perfect this soup was. Fresh farm-to-table ingredients,...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank sancolu
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a
district heavily influenced by immigration. With a
number of low-rent shopping and dining options making
it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one
of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise
green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for
bargains and discounts. It also draws in
photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2272 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1P 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-751-1200
  • E-mail
The Original Nova Ristorante. Bringing you together, since 1963.
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