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Old Spaghetti Factory

54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
+1 416-864-9761
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“spaghetti” (182 reviews)
“bread” (132 reviews)
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11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Surprised that it’s still a positive experience at the Spaghetti Facotry in Toronto. Our waiter Tim was really a nice guy and full of interesting stories and really made it a positive and fun dinner. Haha. We have been back twice in 2 weeks !

Thank 311HappyTraveller311
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went after a show to the restaurant with friends. We had made reservations, but we ended up there early. They accommodated us nicely The staff do an excellent job providing service. You need to know the daily specials or you need to ask. Meals...More

Thank Ruby W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great meal at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Toronto! Our server Harry was amazing. He was fast, pleasant, funny, and personable. I would definitely recommend going and I hope I will be back soon.

Thank Passenger02445893703
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the middle of downtown buildings there is this hidden place, with a cool decoration and happy atmosphere. The food is quite good and well served - the main course includes a soup or a salad, plus dessert and coffee. Recommended!

Thank 834taisab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner at this restaurant on Saturday - perfect for families and big groups. If reservations are required, we understand that you need to get a time before 5pm. After that, it depends on availability which means it could be a wait....More

Thank OC345
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that our sausage pasta "hit the spot" as they say. :) We hope that you and your loved-ones join us again soon. All the best!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as recommended for kids and sure enough this place is great for children given the carousel inside the cavernous restaurant which also includes a vintage tram and other memorabilia. Don't come expecting a snack as all mains come with starter and salad or...More

Thank Euroboy68
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear that you recommend us and that you find us to be good value. We hope that you visit us again soon - have a great day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the Old Spaghetti, the spaghetti with browned butter and mizithra cheese is really good. Joce was a great waitress :)

Thank Katrina M
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. We hope to see you again soon. Have a great weekend!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has been going to the Old Spaghetti Factory for years. It is my husband's favorite restaurant (and mine). We even did our wedding rehearsal dinner there. It is always amazing. This past Monday we went for my husband's birthday and we had an...More

Thank Karen J
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We are absolutely honoured to be you and your husband's favourite restaurant and for being selected to host such a special celebration. We will be sure to praise Joss for her hard work as it sounds like she did...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby is a fixture at OSF as he works nearby. Always orders the same thing, as does our son. I tend to be a little more adventurous. We recently were there with a group of 7 for a Saturday lunch (with reservations) and the food...More

Thank mererobin
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear that we are your husband's second home - what an honour! Thank you for being such lovely, loyal customers. We are grateful for your kind words and your business. All the best!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

came in sunday afternoon with a co-worker, restaurant didnt look busy. I had the lobster ravioli which was delicious Also tried a cocktail, cant remember the name but i had 2 they were great. my server was training but if she had not told me...More

Thank arsiemageb
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear that you had a great time! Please come back again soon. All the best!

At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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August 28, 2018|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Hi Skylar, we have several options that would fit your needs. Chicken wings (without sauce), Steak, and our Mediterranean Chicken dinner would fit the Keto diet. Hope this helps!
Natalia D
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Italyinjune07 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many of the Spaghetti Factory Restaurants in BC have a special Vegetarian/Vegan menu - NOT Toronto!!
Harold M
March 30, 2018|
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Response from nisha s | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any vegan options on the menu, however a friend of mine waa vegetarian, and was able to eat there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-864-9761
A meal at The Old Spaghetti Factory is an experience. We invest meticulous attention to our decor so our guests feel as though they're stepping into another world. Every location is adorned with antique lighting, intricate stained glass displays and an old-fashioned trolley car that doubles as a dining hall. Nearly every item on The Old Spaghetti Factory's menu is made on-site, from scratch, using fresh ingredients. Unlike most restaurants, when you order our entrees, we serve you a complete meal, which includes bread, soup or salad, and dessert. And with our famous kid's menu, special treats and fun activities, we encourage families to feel at home in our restaurants. The Old Spaghetti Factory is still family owned and operated and we welcome your family to join ours for a memorable dining experience.
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