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Ferro Bar & Cafe

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769 St.Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B4, Canada
+1 416-654-9119
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered a pizza for pickup when i got there no one wanted to serve me it was very busy but i could see the puzza sitting on the xp7nter gettong cold they weee extremely rude and obviously do not care about customer service i ended up leaving after 5 minutes of beonf ignored will never deal with them again if... More 

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Thank gary s
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best pizza places in Toronto. The type of restaurant suitable for a first date yet works very well for afternoon or early evening family dinners.

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Thank jackbr96
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, as usual. Service was good. We have been coming here for many years. Would recommend it to anyone.

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Thank Judy Y
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

As one of our local redtaurants this is a family favorite for a dinner out. Service can be a bit spotty but we have food favorites we keep going back to. My 11 year old so loves the angle hair seafood pasta and we all live rhe tiramisu for dessert.

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Thank Gillian W
Canada
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299 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I come here all of the time with friends and usually grab a bite to eat at the bar. It's always a happening place with lots of regulars. I usually stick to my fave meals which include the magic mushrooms to start, and a pizza or a pasta of some sort. Big fan of the Mi casa pizza and the... More 

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Thank ilovedgreece
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been going to Ferro for 20 years. The food is always very good and it's a "happening" place. It can be loud and service can be slow, but the atmosphere is great.

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Thank APS1971
mississauga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The staff was very attentive and the food was great, we tried the grill calamari which came like a salad with beans and polenta, olives lettuce and the dressing was amazing, the mains were also very good, will return.

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1 Thank Coojoy
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Eaten here dozens of times, food is almost invariably excellent - disappointed only once, never by their Italian food. Pizza is great, lots of inventive and delicious specials - veal saltimbocca always superb.

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1 Thank motleycow77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My brother and I enjoying coming to Ferro. Lunch time is always convenient and affordable. The atmosphere is hip and casual. Customer service always attentive. We'll be back for more soon!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The food is OK. However, the place has lost some of its ambiance. It used to be a great place to meet, full of young professionals from the area. Now the crowd is a lot older. The olives for appetizer are very good, the pappardelle with mushrooms are great too. Wine is priced fairly. It is a good place but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 769 St.Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M6C 1B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-654-9119
Description
Ferro has been established and family-operated since 1993.The Space: Originally a billiard hall of colorful yet dubious character which endured for over 20 years, the Pronesti family took possession over two decades ago and added eclectic yet tasteful elements of avant-garde, industrial design while maintaining the vibrancy and creative energy of the original location.The Food: Serving up traditional southern Italian cuisine with a spin wherever we feel it’s long overdue. Our original culinary ambitions have never changed: By holding true to the family recipes and dedication to fresh ingredients as passed down through the generations that have preceded us, we bring you authentic, honest, home-cooked food the very same way we enjoy it.Our Style: We believe in the traditional family-style of a crowded table filled with quality, delicious foods and plenty of welcoming hospitality. As many of our customers will confirm, we’re not shy when it comes to getting out front and setting the tone! We love being involved whenever it’s possible for us to interact with you – and yes, that may also mean catching us at the bar and toasting to a great evening!Groups? As the neighbourhood changes, so do we. An enlarged backroom space now allows us to accommodate various types of large group parties including corporate functions and celebrations of any kind.If there are any questions you have for us or anything that we can do for you; please call.Salute,The Pronesti Family

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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