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Artisano

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865 York Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

Unfortunately it's now closed for renovations (they said); we went there with my friend for coffee every weekend; several times we went there with kids for dinner (pizza and lasagna). They have free internet and you can refill your coffee cup for free. Love this place!

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Thank passedforgal
ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

Not much artisan about the place---- kinda up scale greasy spoon. You order at a counter and they give you a buzzer for pickup when ready. What we ate was pretty plain Jane. Threw most of it out.

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Thank nairene
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Gourmet does indeed describe what they serve, very nice attention to detail, love the food here. Try the Hawaiian pizza on multi-grain crust.

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Thank Cruising2012
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Looking for a quick meal before a concert at Roy Thomson Hall, and finding Il Fornello full of people, we went into Artisano without any great expectations. The service is modified cafeteria style -- you order at the counter; your food gets delivered to the table. I had a very good cream of asparagus soup and an equally good turkey... More 

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Thank operalover939
Ottawa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

Visited this restaurant while in town at a conference. I agree with the previous reviewer that the tables don't get cleaned enough - there were only a handful of people in the restaurant but many tables had plates and cutlery left behind. Not off to a good start. You place your order at the counter, and the young girl serving... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

The tables don't get cleared often enough by the staff, but the excellent food helps you forget about that.

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Thank MissElainey
Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Excellent for a cozy soup, for breads and other baked goods. I especially like the Thai soup. The cheese danish is also wonderful - very fresh. Fresh, is a good word to describe the food. Its self-help, but you get a buzzer to call you when your order is ready. So you can sit and relax in front of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 York Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of inhabitants include students and long-time residents, giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both local and international. Extremely family-friendly, its rivers, arboretums, and parks cater to outdoor activities, while its historical villages paint Toronto's history in exciting shades. Bumper cars, mini golf, and inexpensive shopping also help cater to the inclusive family feel.
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