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Taverna Italian Kitchen

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219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
+1 306-652-6366
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (51 reviews)
“crostini” (3 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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Pizza, Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far my new favourite Italian restaurant. The service was outstanding. I highly recommend reserving and asking for Luigi. He’s very knowledgeable and entertaining. He took care of everything. We had a lovely Chianti. His assortment of appetizers we so good. I loved the scallops....More

Thank uniquebunch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with a group of 10 people for work on a Wednesday evening. The food was mostly served family style but so much of it was swimming in garlic. The spaghetti had too many chlli flakes in it also, why you need it to...More

Thank TKJ155043
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for the first time. The food was great. I can't say what the selection was like as we trusted our service for his recommendations, that included his choose of wine. Had a great time there. Service was excellent. Will go back

Thank dgordon2016
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times and Taverna never fails to impress. A MUST are Luigi's arancinas. Also, ask for Luigi to serve you as he is the one! looking forward to my next meal there.

Thank flyboey
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Best pasta and salad in town. For the price hands down 5 stars. I recommend the house salad and any pasta. All four of us had something different and they all were fabulous. And very well priced.. you never left hungry or wanting more. Service...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I discovered this gem of a restaurant a number of years ago. Although I don't frequent it enough, I am never disappointed with the food or service I receive. I always order the capelli Dan gellico (pardon the spelling). The shrimp on angel hair pasta....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The pasta is delicious at this restaurant. And the wine list is complete with many choices. The service was beyond reproach! It was easy to find in Midtown.

Thank JAHandRBH
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went there for lunch. I had the chicken pesto sandwich and he had the meatball. All the ingredients were fresh and the sandwiches were to die for! The server was engaged and hilarious. I HIGHLY recommend stopping for a bite here...More

Thank yonit500
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Popped in for a nice Saturday lunch while touring the downtown area. As it was mid-afternoon it was fairly quiet but that didn't stop us from having an absolutely lovely lunch. Great service, delicious food, and the price was very reasonable. I'd definitely go back...More

Thank Pastorash
Reviewed 13 February 2018

My husband & I were looking for somewhere to have lunch when we were lucky to spot La Taverna. After having been greeted and seated in a bright, well-lit area, our waiter came to introduce himself, Louigi. He asked if we'd like him to make...More

Thank Janet E
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Denise M
7 August 2017|
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Response from Tasos K | Property representative |
Sorry, we are closed for renovations until August 21.
Charlie B
2 July 2017|
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Response from Tasos K | Property representative |
Yes, we are a family restaurant.
28 January 2015|
Response from Tasos K | Property representative |
Yes, we have penne rigate imported from Italy. You can have this pasta with anyone of our sauces. All our veal and chicken dishes are made to order and are also available gluten free. Thanks for your interest.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon
  • Phone Number: +1 306-652-6366
  • E-mail
Taverna Italian Kitchen is nestled in Saskatoon's historic downtown core within walking distance of a number of major hotels in the renowned entertainment district. The building was originally a grocery store dating back to 1907. In 1969, Taverna started serving fantastic authentic Italian dishes in this charming setting.
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