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15 Toronto St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2E3, Canada
+1 416-864-7373
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Toronto St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2E3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome, I would recommend this restaurant if you love Italian food at its finest, the food is absolutely delicious. The service is impeccable and seamless...This restaurant is perfect for all occasion, if you appreciate and value good service, excellent food and good...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank alisam2018
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Outstanding! Went for New Year's Eve dinner! Just get what the waiter tells you! So delicious! I was going to get the tiger shrimp pasta instead was recommended to get the chicken. OH MY GOSH! The best chicken I've ever had! My husband had the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Jacque T
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I wanted to take my wife out to a very good Italian restaurant within walking distance of our downtown hotel, and quickly found Carisma. Internet reviews were uniformly positive, which sealed the decision. We found it dark inside (as many other reviewers noted) but this...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We went out for a date night. Its very noisy and everyone in the restaurant was having a great time. It's a place to go out for dinner with friends. The food was average, the lobster pasta was not good, and the insalata di bufala...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank gloria_flowers3030
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Carisma is a traditional Italian restaurant in the downtown core. The interior is all black, from the walls, floor and ceiling to the staff uniforms. But it actually works and is quite dramatic. Tables are very close together and it gets quite noisy. Fortunately, there...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank Norman R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Wonderful meal at Carisma recently; delicious hearty meals and full wine list. The staff are all fun, interactive and have great personalities. Not necessarily for the shy, quiet types. A bit noisy but this adds to the fun. On the costly side but good value...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DrZitney
Reviewed 8 December 2017

As being a very highly rated restaurant in town they full up quickly. Come early if you want one of the specials. The amount of business Carisma does you should not be very surprised if they are out of anything. The food here is very...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank C D M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 12 with a reservation for a Monday evening dinner at Carisma. The staff are very gracious, knowledgeable and accommodating - in nicely appointed warm surroundings. The wine list is extensive, broad based and very good. The sommelier was great... recommending...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JaniceDeakin
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I wanted to rate as 5 star, the place does not look like much from the outside, but very well appointed inside without being stuffy or pretentious. Only hiccup (reason for 4 stars) is our server insisted on speaking in mostly Italian, and when I...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank the_Janadians
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Ambiance was quiet and private - very rare in downtown Toronto these days. The food was good but very oily. I had the truffle pasta - very good simple food. I would just tell the chef to reduce the olive oil. Otherwise it was a...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank BonVonage2009
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Dan C
2 May 2017|
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Response from Margaret D | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a paid lot right beside the restaurant.
17 February 2016|
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Response from Vera C | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so, but the best thing will be to call restaurant directly. Ph. 416 864-7373
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Toronto St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
  • Phone Number: +1 416-864-7373
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