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“A favorite place”
Review of Carisma

Carisma
Ranked #58 of 9,762 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a romantic dinner November 11. Bustling venue. Great service and food exceptional. Will go back over and over again.

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We went with friends(group of 5). Shared all dishes. Ordered appetizers mushrooms, burrata, grilled calamari to share. Quality was average nothing to rave about. Tried shrimp spaghetti, mushroom risotto, lobster scialatielli, wild boar ragu pasta. Also tried the Branzino.

Pasta tasted underwhelming(lacked flavor, sauce didnt stick) and overpriced. You can get much better pasta for less price at other Italian resturants in the city..
Ambience was cozy and good.

Overall - Overpriced, underwhelming Pasta

Thank 1101SN
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Have eaten here a few times over the past couple of years. Seems it gets better and better. Don't understand how that's even possible. A warm and lovely atmosphere, exceptional service and an huge array of wholesome great tasting dishes. I don't think you can go wrong with ordering anything off the menu. Great wines to enjoy. The service is so attentive and friendly and the staff make you feel like you are a long time friend. Everyone seems to be enjoying and every time at Carisma we seem to make friends with others around us. The apps, mains and desserts are all impressive. Have tried so many different dishes and every time impressed with the freshness and quality of food. A really amazing experience, no wonder the restaurant is so loved by many patrons. Highly recommended!!!

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Thank EBG2000
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

We only found out how expensive this place once we were seated and presented with menus - we are British, and find it off-putting that in Canada menus are so often not displayed outside. The service was very pushy - arrogant and impersonal, and we felt rushed. Food not enjoyed - I had red snapper, which was very dry and tasteless. Not a good evening

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Thank 300andrew
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

We had stopped in early in the day to check the menu and found a charming, intimate restaurant with a great menu. We made a reservation and returned for dinner, which was almost better than any other Italian dinner I've had outside of Italy itself. The food was incredible, the service matched that. The wine list was so good, we had to call UBER to get back to the hotel. Highly recommend.

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Thank Edward M
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