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Taverna Italian Kitchen

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219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
+1 306-652-6366
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were greeted to our table, and within minutes, Luigi came to our table. Requested our menus and asked if he could provide us with his choices for the evening. The menu is overwhelming in choices, and Luigi just made it easy to relax and enjoy great food. I can't say for sure what we really had, but all of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made reservations on a recommendation from my husband's co-worker, based on his experience the last time he was here. The reservation was for our anniversary dinner. We were really excited to have authentic Italian, as it's difficult to come by. From the start, I could tell our waitress had no interest in us. I asked her what she recommended... More 

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Thank Sacha W
Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for the best bruschetta in Western Canada this is the place to go. You may think I'm overstating this but I've travelled all over for work and every time I always indulge in some Italian cuisine while on my travels. For the past 5 to 10 years of trying different places for bruschetta I can't help myself... More 

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Thank Nathan R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating our 10th anniversary and what better venue to observe this special day in our lives but Taverna. We have been here before and have never been diappointed. The food was sublime, the decor inspiring and the server was attentive without being intrusive.

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Thank Jeanne T
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service are the best here! Authentic italian pasta and pizza. Been so many times my wife and I lost count. Love it!

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Thank Oscar Federico S
Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had not eaten here for several years. The food was TOO salty so I stopped eating here. Heard they can now serve gluten-free meals so gave it a try. Not disappointed and will come back. Our server Luigi was a breath of fresh air and charming. He recommended a gluten-free lunch dish that my companion said was delicious and did... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a wonderful meal at Taverna recently. Our server, Luigi, was a delight and designed a fabulous selection of appetizers followed by a main course with 3 selections being pollo al limone, spaghetti aglio olio and a ravioli. Fabulous food at a great value. Luigi's wine selection was also good value at a reasonable price.

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Thank MurrayD1708
Saskatoon, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

They say they are family friendly. Had 3 children with us ages 3 to 9 years. The 3 year old spilled her Shirley Temple. Waitress asked her if she wanted another one. Of course she said yes. Charged another $2.95 cents. The 9 year old had a pop, asked would you like a refill of course he said yes charged... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a small business meeting just before christmas. Our waiter was very good and we left our entire meal plan up to him from selecting the wines to food selection. He was outstanding and his selections were bang on. it turned out to be about 7 courses but it was to die for. It did turn out to be... More 

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Saskatoon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Excellent, authentic Italian dishes. Everyone ordered different pasta dishes and they were all very tasty. Next time I'll leave room for dessert.

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 34
Cuisine
Pizza, Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 21st St E | Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Saskatoon
  • Phone Number: +1 306-652-6366
Description
Taverna Italian Kitchen is nestled in Saskatoon's historic downtown core within walking distance of a number of major hotels in the renowned entertainment district. The building was originally a department store dating back to 1909. In 1969, Taverna started serving fantastic authentic Italian dishes in this charming setting. Taverna's limited intervention style of Italian cooking is inspired by the spirit of relaxed enjoyment. We don't try and upstage our food with elaborate techniques or clutter things up with fancy sauces. It's just simple respect for ingredients in their most elemental state. We strive with great passion to strike and ignite balance between rustic authenticity and subtle sophistication. Never losing touch with the romance of the old world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?