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Old Spaghetti Factory

54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
+1 416-864-9761
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Italian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lucas at the Old Spaghetti Factory is AWESOME!!! Visiting Toronto with friends, large party of 11 with kids...Lucas made out dinner fabulous!!! Really good food...bread, dinner and dessert!!!!

Thank Imalreadygone
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved the atmosphere here with the stained glass throughout the restaurant adding a great look to a casual restaurant. Our waiter wa Matt and he was friendly and courteous. For $16 we had a soup/salad, hot bread loaf, main meal and ice cream. We...More

Thank Austrav2565
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our daughter to Indianapolis for a Billy Joel concert. So we had dinner it was awesome! I would definitely recommend it.

Thank mptepe22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food a spaghetti factory was average at best. There were six of us and no one was psyched by there meal.... the best part of my own was the little scoop of chocolate ice cream I got as dessert with my meal! Our server...More

Thank Molly4267
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are terribly sorry to hear that you didn't love your experience with us, Molly. Please know that we use only the finest and freshest ingredients in our recipes which are prepared by our highly skilled chefs. As for the service, we are at a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been years since we've been to The Old Spaghetti Factory. We had a reservation and upon our arrival we were promptly seated at our table. Lucas was our server. He did a bang-up job! His attention to detail was impeccable. Our meal arrived...More

1  Thank 67Larry
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience, Larry! We are overjoyed to hear that you had a great time and that Lucas was able to make your evening extra special. We are looking forward to your next visit - have a great day! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is to appreciate the ambiance of stained glass, old trolley and past collectibles as well as casual Italian dining in fun atmosphere suitable for all ages be it a simple outing, Birthday, Retirement or other occasion. Always fun and excellent value.More

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and since we love hosting celebrations, we are honoured that you would recommend us for occasions such as birthdays, retirements or just a casual night out. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to eat at a different Old Spaghetti Factory in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s and had such fond memories. While visiting Toronto, we saw this restaurant and had to go! So glad we did as this one was homey, clean and had...More

Thank teresa18
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us. We are pleased to hear that we were just as enjoyable as you remember. We hope that you join us again soon - have a great day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The idea of a combination dish is to try different entrees. The plate was impossible to separate the flavors of different sauces. would have been better if we could choose and keep them separate. the server said mix them up.More

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

Thank you for the feedback, Ron. We hope that you let your server know that you weren't enjoying your entree so that he/she could have brought you something different. We want each and every customer to leave us completely satisfied so we apologize for that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant in my childhood and I really enjoyed it. I wanted to share in the tradition and bring my niece however the meals weren't good at all. Flavorless unfortunately. The plating wasn't the greatest either so the meal wasn't appealing. The...More

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

We are terribly sorry that we fell short of your expectations. We aim to be BETTER than what people remember so we apologize for this not being the case during your visit. We hope that you mentioned your concerns to your server as he/she would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a couple of times and have not been disappointed. Was here this weekend with some family and the service was great. We had an early reservation and a couple members of our party were a bit late, but our server was patient...More

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

Thank you for your review, Kelsie. We are glad to hear that you and your family had a great time. If there is anything that you feel that we should work on in regards to our food (or anything else), please email us at info@oldspaghettifactory.net....More

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Jules G
13 September 2017|
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Response from Alicefazoooli | Reviewed this property |
My daughter, who is vegetarian had no problem eating there but being vegan is different, I realize. If I were you I would contact them and ask.
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William M
18 April 2017|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we have a children's menu which can be found on our website. We hope to see you soon!
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Sharon K
17 April 2017|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Yes, we do! Please call or visit our website to do so. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
Description
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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