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LaVinia Restaurant

#10 of 6,792 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Etobicoke
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2350 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Ontario M8V 1B6, Canada
+1 647-748-2350
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Today
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Toronto, Canada
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

tapas were great -- my wife doesn't like fish, yet loved the anchovy! the seafood paella was excellent they have food, and wine, which are off the menu, we asked and were very pleased with the choice the waiter made small and out of the way, but worth it

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Thank switsquid
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most delicious Spanish food EVER. Everything. Absolutely delicious. Especially Paella Valenciana. I highly recommend it.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the entire experience at LaVinia--save for a horribly noisy party at an adjoining table: some people are soooo thoughtless. But the paellas we had were copious and inviting. My wife had the one with seafood and chicken (forget the name); mine was seafood all the way. I don't agree with a Malika, a previous reviewer, who described as... More 

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Thank intensehappytraveler
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my husband for a celebration. We were disappointed !! I ordres Paella. It was tasteless. My husband ordered fish of the day. The fish was swimming in a broth. It was extremely cold day, our table was close to the door and I was freezing every time somebody comes or leaves. Service was slow. I would say... More 

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Thank Malika M
Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was exquisite, the service was supreme and the ambiance was just perfect. When the chef came out to talk to our table I thought for sure I was in Europe for a moment. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who likes Spanish food.

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Thank adp22780
Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

After a lot of research I wanted to visit a special local place for Valentine's Day with my wife. The reviews were amazing and decided to give it a shot. The service was outstanding and couldn't ask for anything more. The food (mussels, soup, paella's were delicious. Just a tip I would suggest one paella can easily be enough for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went as a group of 6 and had a great time. The restaurant's chef is the owner and he came out to check to see how we liked our meal. It was busy so I would suggest making a reservation. Very unique dishes and lot's choice. Great local restaurant with a large wine list. Enjoy.

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Thank P L
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went to this lovely restaurant to celebrate a birthday the food was amazing, our service was excellent and the atmosphere is lovely. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys seafood.

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Thank Bardha88
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The service was exceptionally attentive. The appetizers were delicious; carpaccio, white anchovies and chorizo. The mains were hit and miss. My dad loved his veal but we were underwhelmed by the paella, risotto and calamari. Would've given it a 4/5 at this point. The final bill was for $315. Much more than I expected. Disappointed.

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Thank Mike O
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Cozy family Spanish restaurant. All dishes are fantastic. Perfectly prepared and cooked with just the right amount of seasoning. Price is very reasonable. Amazing wine list - we had 2 amazing bottles of Spanish wines which you can't find at LCBO. Owner / Chef Fernando and his son Jamie are super friendly; they really express their passion and love for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Ontario M8V 1B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 647-748-2350

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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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