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Cafe Diplomatico

594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
+1 416-534-4637
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (45 reviews)
“cannoli” (4 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place on first night in Toronto. Wanted to try little Italy and ended up here. Most people were outside as it was a pleasant summers night. Nice vibe and pizza was delicious. Worth a visit

Thank ian b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can you get a more extensive Italian menu somewhere else? Probably. Can you get better pasta? Probably. However, can you experience a better, more fun atmosphere and vibe somewhere else in Little Italy? The answer is no. Cafe Diplomatico is the heart of Little Italy,...More

Thank eugeneo122
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there for lunch and to our surprise the restaurant was celebrating its 50 year anniversary with a 2 day street party. Food was delicious (it's not easy pleasing a family of 5 made up of 3 generations with a Nona which is Italian...More

Thank Ersun U
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The pasta was over cooked but acceptable. The cannoli was ok but not with real ricotta. The coffee was ok. A little expensive compared to the quality of food.

Thank Gennaro P
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Great place with large patio. Cheap and cheerful. Food was great and staff friendly. Very busy but the line moves fast.

Thank trvlnearH20
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Great location in the heart of little Italy Good food pizza is awesome Cannolis and expresso very good It’s an institution with good food god service good prices and s great atmosphere Check it out U will enjoy it CR

Thank camille r
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Food is good. Staff is very kind. I recommend the handmade hambuguer and the tuna sandwich. Cooking service can have delays. Air conditioning almost squeezes you but I suppose it depends on the client

Thank rosa2lento
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Went to Cafe Diplomatico on a Friday afternoon after reading about it on social media and blogs in Toronto. The restaurant was not that busy and still service was quite slow. While I was waiting, I saw a number of staff members chatting around the...More

Thank cafeweb
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Good basic Italian food. I had spaghetti and meatballs. The tomato sauce was delicious and pasta cooked well. The meatball was just okay. Husband had the penne vodka and enjoyed it. Daughter had Aglio Olio e Peperoncino she enjoyed it but it had no peppers...More

Thank pippakee2016
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Food was just ok. Nothing to come back for; but the setting and patio was great. I'd go for just appetizers and wine next time.

Little Italy
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culture and nightlife. There's something for everyone
in Little Italy, apparent from the cross-section of
clubbers in glitzy dresses, and elderly couples
arm-in-arm heading to their favorite wine or pasta
spot. Cafes spill onto the wide sidewalks, pool
lounges and bars are always teeming with noise and
activity, and both outdoor and indoor marketplaces are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 594 College St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 416-534-4637
  • E-mail
Opened in 1968, at Cafe Diplomatico, we are known for our breakfast specials, delicious pizzas, panzerottos, calzones, pastas as well as our create-your-own menu items. We also specialize in coffees, gelatos and cannolis, creating a classic spin on North American Italian food while offering vegetarian and gluten-free options. Our heated outdoor patio features a large video board, plus additional smaller screens, perfect for major sporting events, soccer matches (PL, Serie A, La Liga, etc) and our feature movie nights. Join us for our happy hour specials after 10PM Sundays to Thursdays to enjoy half-priced wine bottles and $3.50 bar rails.
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