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Bar Vendetta, Toronto, ON
Award-winning

Bar Vendetta

4.7
4.7
357 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Contemporary Canadian
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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 36 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Canadian, Contemporary Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (416) 551-8854
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    James Santon
  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Little Portugal / Dundas West
  • Parking details
    None
  • Additional
    Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining

What 357 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto

    Contemporary Canadian

357 Reviews
  1. MaddyB

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food friendly staff. Great experience overall!

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  2. ConnorF

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    the vibes. the food. the vibes the food. nothing like bar vendetta!! 5 stars

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  3. patriciaf

    Miami

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, great food. The meal felt very fast but over all a great experience.

    1 person found this helpful

  4. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was great! Try the beef tartare and meatballs. It’s my go to from now on. Staff was also very warm and friendly.

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  5. Foodie911

    Toronto

    46 reviews

    2.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Well used to be a big fan and last meal was disappointing. Service remains amazing but the food was so salty I felt so sick afterwards. The noise continues to be too loud! They need lower music or better sound proofing...Will try it again one more time to see if it was just a night off as I used to go all the time and loved it.

    1 person found this helpful

  6. Cherry

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great vibe, delicious meatballs & service! Very attentive, great cleanliness of our table & sharing plates.

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  7. WestEnder

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I've been here a few times, but took a friend for their first time last night. We really enjoyed the new potatoes (really fun combination of flavours) and the meatballs were phenomenal (we both commented that these are the best meatballs we've ever had). We had the crown (my go-to) and trecce pasta dishes - both delicious. The food is incredible, the vibe is cozy. There are lots of vegetarian-friendly dishes. Would totally recommend!

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  8. AlexG

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lasagna was amazing! The vibe was also great. Incredible.

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  9. Lily

    Vancouver

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I enjoyed the atmosphere but the food was not the best. Our server did not specify the cheeses on the cheese board when asked, and was not super helpful. I came in for my birthday and they gave me a solo lit candle with our bill - which I felt was a bit awkward and underwhelming. We paid $150 for just the 2 of us and got 2 apps + 2 mains + 1 drink. Not the worst bill in Toronto, but I expected a bit more ooomph for the price. If you are wondering what not to get: the crudo was not very tasty, the lobster tagliatelle was very subpar for $31 and the pesto pasta was quite bland. Maybe we just got unlucky ordering the wrong dishes and caught the server on a busy night. I remember the dishes and service being much better last summer when I last visited.

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  10. SandhyaM

    Toronto

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great customer service and food. Tried the Burrata and spaghetti which was really tasty. Recommend the place.

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  11. FlanneryS

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A must for lovers of food in Toronto. Service was incredible as well!

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  12. KellyT

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time dining here and it was amazing. The service was perfect, the food incredible and the ambiance was **chef's kiss** - 10/10 will be back soon

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  13. DanielG

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great hosts and staff! Super friendly and good service. And the food…amazing!

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  14. Catherine

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    I really really love the food at this restaurant. The decor is appealingly quirky and the service is very good. However, the noise level is intolerable. Last night when we twice asked the waiter to turn down the music, he made a very minimal adjustment. He said that the loud music was part of their vibe. Sadly, for that reason and that reason alone, I will not likely return. I would still recommend Bar Vendetta if you are young and your hearing is very good!

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  15. SAAAA

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good but was not spectacular for the price point. Wouldn't go again.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is absolutely spectacular. Simple menu with super tasty dishes. The dessert however is not the best but I am usually too full from the awesome apps and mains

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  17. samjsj

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Having spent wonderful evenings recently at grey gardens and le swan my expectations for vendetta (as always) were high. Truly a masterpiece of genuine service, food that you care about and just little bits of wonder. I’ve never been disappointed by a Jen avg restaurant and I don’t think I ever will be. While I do obviously miss Quinn from BV the foundation that was built with her and Agg translates so well to the entire team As I said for grey gardens - just 10/10 if you never eat at another restaurant but this one again you will die happy

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great as always and the service was impeccable!

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  19. Gvegefood

    Toronto

    54 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious.slightly smaller portions. The cheesy pull apart bread was a great way to start the evening. All the pastas were cooked perfectly al dente. Need to come back to try everything else on the menu.

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  20. ChateauLM

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It’s hard not to over order - so many tasty choices. Always delish food and great wine selection!

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  21. ChrisL

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Came here for my wife’s birthday. Everything was pretty great. Only complaint is I wish the table were a little larger and I wish we were told about 1:45 time limit before we started ordering. When spending $400 on a few plates and drinks between 2 people you don’t expect to be rushed out. However, it’s a popular spot so maybe understandable. Food and drinks were great.

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  22. DavidF

    Toronto

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome food, service and vibe. Prices good for the quality of food. Will be back!

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  23. SaraA

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was great, and the room was cosy. Great for our friends get-together. Will return!

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  24. luvagoodresto

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was overly seasoned, very very salty. And the pasta was over cooked and bland.

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  25. KimiaA

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a cute little restaurant with delicious authentic Italian food!

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  26. JadeT

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect ambiance, food is really good and the staff is perfect!

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  27. NestorC

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful staff, fantastic food and ambience. Highly recommend.

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  28. AmandaM

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A perfect restaurant. Service, food, wine list, ambience - excellent.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Unreal. Great service Great food can’t wait to go back

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious! Not a lot to menu items to choose from, but it did not matter because every item was meticulously prepared and scrumptious. Don't deny yourself the bread!

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  31. dwyery

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cozy vibe. Food is alway a good & offers a changing, fresh menu. Wine list is fun. The staff are genuine and service is perfect.

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  32. Toronto

    Toronto

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 17, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing food. Service needs some work to breathe a better over all experience

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  33. ShoS

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Thank you for the lovely service and the tasty food.

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  34. GloriaS

    New York City

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Portions were very small, and some dishes were underwhelming. Resto is too loud (music blasting so everyone was overcompensating). Service was good though.

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  35. JulieB

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, impeccable service, will definitely be back.

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  36. Toni

    Detroit

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was delicious! We loved the bruschetta with ricotta and grape tomatoes, the tasty meatballs and of course, the world’s best cacio pepe. The staff are all so friendly. The wine list is great. Loved our dinner!

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Unbelievable meal! Every dish had a unique taste. The homemade noodles are so tasty. 10/10 recommend.

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  38. Drew

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We arrived at Bar Vendetta with high expectations and were not disappointed; the decor, ambiance, service and food were all exceptional. The smoked ricotta bruschetta was an immediate favourite at our table. Both the Cacio e Pepe crown and Trecce dishes were also thoroughly enjoyed, with the perfectly toothsome pasta a real highlight. Finishing with the Lemon Torta and gelato (this time it was pumpkin cream) proved that dessert is not an afterthought on this menu! Throughout the meal, service was timely and our server was kind and attentive. We had such a lovely time and will be returning over and over (how about tonight?!). Thanks very much to front and back of house for a memorable meal!

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  39. NajiR

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful place. I will be back and suggested for friends who love the Italian cuisine

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  40. Lizzy

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Our table for three was very tight, and really should've been for two. I wouldn't recommend coming with more than two people, or insist on a larger table when booking.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Bar Vendetta is rated 4.7 stars by 357 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 36 times today
Google Map for Bar Vendetta

928 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1W3

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN Plate 2022
  • Neighborhood
    Little Portugal / Dundas West
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$31 to CAN$50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Canadian, Contemporary Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    None
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    James Santon
  • Additional
    Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining
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