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Now celebrating our 50th Anniversary! At Cucina di Paisano we inspire to bring a little taste of Italy home with our authentic Italian cuisine. The casual, cozy atmosphere is constantly buzzing with energy, making for an enjoyable, exciting space to meet with friends, family or associates. Our extensive menu provides a wide range of choices including several vegetarian and glutton-free options, satisfying all tastes and needs. An ideal spot for business lunches, dinner parties, private functions, and other special events, we also offer set meus upon inquiry. We hope everyone is as excited as we are for our new location and larger space, which now provides accomodations for private parties in
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Television, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 2, 2021 via mobile

I scheduled a 2pm pickup for my fiancé. When he got there meal wasn’t ready even at quarter past 2. He left and returned to pick up the meal at a later time only for the restaurant manager to claim that someone had picked up...the meal. Poor customer service overall. I wouldn’t recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed September 30, 2020

Great place, very clean and COVID ready, friendly staff, good food and decent pricing.... recommend anytime

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 9, 2020

The restaurant is very clean and staff very friendly our salad was very fresh, I would go back again

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020 via mobile

We went there for a celebratory dinner because they have a patio and the reviews were good. Our server Alfred was outstanding: attentive but never intrusive. I began the meal with mussels, which were smaller than usual. The sauce was very garlicky but still not...terrific. My main of shrimps and scallops in marinara sauce was undistinguished. Too much tomato paste? My tiramisu was ok but not really authentic. My friends agreed that we would not go back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 8, 2020 via mobile

Today's Lunch Treat Courtesy of: Cucina di Paisano. York Mills. "We inspire to bring a little taste of Italy home." Informal Italian restaurant offering pasta, pizza, sandwiches & seafood in a simple space. Appetizer/Start Garlic Cheese Bread Main Dish Penned Sausage, Meat Sauce, and Meat...Balls with Roasted Red Peppers, Mushrooms, Penned Pasta in a Tomatoes Sauce, topped with Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, and Chili Flakes. Accompanying Beverage, was an ice cold Coke Zero to wash it all down.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 12, 2020

Delicious Italian food. We usually order the same items because we love them, but they had some specials recently so we tried them and they were terrific. Butternut squash ravioli in a rose sauce, salmon and tiliapia in delicious sauces. We have enjoyed many items...and loved them all, egg plant parm, pasta and shrimp, pizza, etc. so glad there was a 2 for 1 special and we now have more favourites on our list to eat here,,, it will be so hard to choose next time. We will have to come more often!! Take out and delivery only for now.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed April 24, 2020

The food is very tasty, never disappointed, never experience glitches in kitchen reflecting on delicious food. Service is second to none. Wait staff very professional, knowledgeable and eager to please. Their menu has quite a large variety to satisfy every pallette. Totally recommend the restaurant....They care about their clients. Tons of regular diners, including us.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

This has fast become one of my favourite places to eat. It is not very large and is very crowded on weekends and holidays so having a reservation is a good idea. The food is mainly italian based and is extremely reasonable in price. I...don't think there is much on the menu over $22. You get plenty to eat and I always leave overstuffed. The service is very good. Parking is sometimes an issue, especially on the weekends, so you may have to park at the back of the plaza and walk to the doors which is a fair distance, especially if you have any issues getting around.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

I have a complaint about the servers setting up tables large party next to my table. My friend has a service dog. There did not give dam about the dog. Number times almost strpnon her three chairs near her etc. Why is services so bad....Happens again yo elsewhereMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

Hey!! Who doesn’t like Italian food in a classic setting?? Cucina Di Paisano has been around for 50 year s and has two locations in the NorthYork area. I was out with the crew from work for a business lunch. Our table was amazed at...the elegance of the place and mesmerized by the aromas they were taking in. Our gracious host took his time helping each one of us select dishes that matched their taste buds. We started with some antipasto and a platter of garlic shrimp grilled calamari bruschetta and garlic bread as we made our through the appetizers and a bottle or two of Italian wine it was time to order the main courses. I have to admit, I had a really hard time deciding as there were so many great dishes to choose from. With the help of my server, I ordered the insanely delicious shrimp marinara with black tiger shrimp in a white wine garlic tomato sauce with penne pasta and veggies on the side. Everyone at our table thoroughly enjoyed their food and it a testament to Cucina di Paisano and their staff and the dedication they have to keep the food and vibe as authentic as possible while delivering excellent food!! You know we will be back!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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