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Mistura

#158 of 6,780 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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265 Davenport Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J9, Canada (Avenue Road)
+1 416-515-0009
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Today
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We retuned for a special occasion dinner - having not been to Mistura in ten years. The service was great but the food lacked personality. The Branzino - fish entree was the standout. The rest was mediocre...

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Thank Patricia M
Georgetown, Canada
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have wanted to sojourn downtown to this restaurant for some time and finally made it after watching Massimo on TV. Decent maybe a little dated decor but the food and service where impeccable! All the food was exceptional and the prices not out of line!

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Thank jazrichards1952
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegantly prepared cuisine. The management knows how to run a fine dining establishment. The staff is well aware of the dish you order & make excellent recommendations.

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Thank Fred H
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never written a restaurant review but I believe that one is more than due. We went to Mistura for the first time and had a very enjoyable dining experience. We requested for suggestions to our host, Bess, who looked after us that evening and she was more than happy to answer any questions that we may have had.... More 

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Thank anj51
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387 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 532 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some years ago, family and friends dined at Mistura when it was owned and managed by Chef Massimo. We enjoyed a very good meal. This was our first time back since management changed. The restaurant is more relaxed and there appears to have been some changes in the layout and décor. We had no reservation, but we were welcomed warmly.... More 

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Thank Fearful
Singapore, Singapore
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135 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yet another wonderful meal! It is one of Toronto’s finest. Perfect for a family celebration or a quiet business meeting.

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Thank yagicorp
Paris, France
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night we had dinner with our friends in "Mistura" to take advantage of the special menu "Winterlicious 2017". The menu had a choice of a 3 course meal for a flat fee of $48. We chose a pasta with a delicious Bolognesa sauce, followed by pork loin on top of mashed potatoes and cabbage. The desert was a delicious... More 

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Thank Jansje S
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked into the restaurant, we were greeted with warmth and attention, as though we were coming into a friend's home. Everyone who looked after us during the course of the evening made us feel welcome. In particular, our main server, Bess, was warm, engaging and attentive (although not overly and not to the point of cloying).... More 

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Thank Robert S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was exceptional. Our waitress, Bess, made us laugh throughout the night and her recommendations were extraordinary. There were four of us and we each ordered something different - we were all very happy with our choices. The bolognese sauce made the night. I wish I had ordered some to take home. The presentation of the food was also... More 

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Thank Neda A
Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was perfectly made and presented. The service was impeccable. Very busy restaurant but still you felt as if you were the centre of attention. Definitely worth the price. (About $100 pp before gratuities including a bottle of decent wine)

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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$24 - US$38
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Davenport Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1J9, Canada
    (Avenue Road)
  • Public Transportation: Bay or St. George station on the Bloor subway line offer the best option to the restaurant. Mistura is a mere 7 minute walk north on Bay Street or Bedford Road.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-515-0009
Description
Located close to Toronto's Yorkville area, Mistura opened in October of 1997 to rave reviews and continues today with the same ideals. It boasts excellent quality, seasonal menus and served by the professional and knowledgeable team. Mistura is about hospitality that's fun and comfortable, set in an elegant candle-lit atmosphere. A contemporary Italian cuisine reflects a simplified yet refined approach to taste. An extensive wine list, including wine from some of the world's finest vineyards, and an attentive, knowledgeable staff add to the appeal. Perhaps you prefer a more intimate, private setting. Mistura's private dining room holds 14 people, while the semi-private dining room holds up to 40, to cater to your more private functions.

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

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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