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Old Spaghetti Factory

) #84 of 6,996 Restaurants in Toronto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , International
54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
+1 416-864-9761
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Italian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

While I was a more frequent visitor in the 1990's we took our (now large) family up to Toronto for a long weekend. This included taking the kids to our old favorite: The Old Spaghetti Factory. There was zero wait for a table for 8...More

Thank dayspringdisciple
Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of 5 of us had dinner here and although there were 2 large groups of school children in attendance, they were ushered somewhere at the back of this extremely large restaurant and our service did not suffer because of it. The decor here...More

Thank Alicefazoooli
Reviewed 6 days ago

this place is the best, especially for our kids, so fun and vibrant, love coming here when I am in Toronto, great value and great place to bring the kids my wife had the lobster ravioli and said it was great, .a legendary spot give...More

Thank SeanTravelz
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Sean! We LOVE being known as legendary. That is such a great compliment. We are thrilled that you join us when you are in Toronto and we are looking forward to your next visit. Have a great day!

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great place to go. There are so many cool things to look at inside. The staff are great and the food delicious. Go check it out, it is worth the visit.

Thank CarrieJ64
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Carrie! We are thrilled that you had a nice time. Please come back again soon. All the best!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent. The only complaint I have, and it is major...is that the way they determined our wait time after we gave our name caused us to actually eat in the bar, as we had to wait so long..apparently when we signed in...More

Thank cynthiav877
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are terribly sorry for the lengthy wait time. Looks like our seating system back-fired during your visit and for that we apologize. We are happy that we were able to accommodate you quickly in our bar but that is still no excuse for having...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good and service was great. Up until that point this place was a 4.5. Then i saw mice running around and it went downhill from there. Told an employee and they basically ignored me. Do i need to say any further???More

3  Thank Manu S
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are terribly sorry that you were visited by an unwelcome guest during your visit. Please know that we are taking every action to eliminate mice from our restaurant and that we adhere to the highest standard of health code and safety. We hope that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly, open and efficient staff! Good spaghettis and nice atmosphere! I will come back again...

Thank Arnoz90
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear! Customers such as yourself are the reason we have been in business for over 45 years. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. All the best.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice Italian restaurant in the heat of Toronto. Has been in Toronto for a long time and we have been going there for many years. Decent price and decent food. Good for family get together.

Thank lindsaytraveller2016
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for including us in your family memories. It means the world to us to know that you continue to select us time after time. We look forward to hosting more special family events in the years to come. All the best.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pastas were really tasty (I ordered the pesto linguine) and were really value for money!! Prices quoted include free-flow bread + choice of salad/ soup + ice cream, on top of the pasta of your choice! Service was good as well and I would definitely...More

Thank chelsc8
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We never grow tired of hearing that our customers recommend us. It is what has kept us in business for over 45 years! Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and please join us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all my travels I have never eaten at a place quite like this. Prices are very reasonable - they have a set meal - salad, dinner, unlimited bread, tea or coffee and ice cream for under $15. Fabulous on every level. Great service. Fun...More

Thank CanadaJones
Spaghetti_Factory_TO, Manager at Old Spaghetti Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind words! We absolutely love hearing from our happy customers. It was a pleasure to serve you and we hope that you come back for another visit (and some delicious Spumoni ice cream) soon! All the best.

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Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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William M
Do you have a children's menu and what is on it?
18 April 2017|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we have a children's menu which can be found on our website. We hope to see you soon!
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Sharon K
do they take reservations
18 April 2017|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Yes, we do! Please call or visit our website to do so. Thank you!
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cynthiab752015
Does this location still have a free birthday dinner on your birthday?
29 January 2017|
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Response from Spaghetti_Factory_TO | Property representative |
Hi Cynthia! Thank you for your interest and question. We no longer offer a free meal on a customer's birthday (we used to about 6 years ago) but if you mention that it is your birthday to your server, we will be happy to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 The Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-864-9761
  • E-mail
Description
A meal at The Old Spaghetti Factory is an experience. We invest meticulous attention to our decor so our guests feel as though they're stepping into another world. Every location is adorned with antique lighting, intricate stained glass displays and an old-fashioned trolley car that doubles as a dining hall. Nearly every item on The Old Spaghetti Factory's menu is made on-site, from scratch, using fresh ingredients. Unlike most restaurants, when you order our entrees, we serve you a complete meal, which includes bread, soup or salad, and dessert. And with our famous kid's menu, special treats and fun activities, we encourage families to feel at home in our restaurants. The Old Spaghetti Factory is still family owned and operated and we welcome your family to join ours for a memorable dining experience.
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