HOURS

Monday to Saturday – Open at 11:00 am
Sunday – Open at 10:30 am
We serve Brunch every day

HOLIDAY HOURS
December 24 – Open 11 am – 9 pm
*12 pizza promo not available
December 25 – Closed
December 26 – Open at 4 pm
January 1 – Open 12 pm -9 pm
*12 pizza promo not available

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4164662931
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576 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
just West of Pape

On Fridays & Saturdays we accept reservations before 6:30pm and 8pm onwards.

For groups of 10 or more, please email [email protected]
*please note we only accept large groups after 8pm

DELIVERY

UBEREATS is now available until midnight on Thursday, until 2am on Friday and Saturday.

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Please call us during regular business hours to order:
416 466 2931

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Please view our menu here.

To place an order call Danforth at 416 466 2931 or email staceyp@ilfornello.com

MENUS

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ANTIPASTI

OLIVES
Warm green and black olives with garlic, chillies, bay leaves, lemon 8.85

CALAMARI GRIGLIA ALLA PUTTANESCA
Grilled calamari, tomatoes, black olives, capers, lemon, olive oil 13.95

GARLIC BREAD WITH CHEESE
Toasted herb & garlic buttered bread topped with mozzarella 8.95

BRUSCHETTA POMODORO
Grilled ciabatta topped with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, basil 11.15

ARANCINI
Arborio rice balls filled with ricotta and spinach, lightly fried then finished with grated pecorino,
served with marinara sauce 14.15

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Lightly fried baby mozzarella balls with a tomato red pepper jam 12.35

CALAMARI FRITTI
Crispy, fried calamari with marinara sauce & aioli 14.45

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA
Breaded eggplant layered with basil, tomato sauce, fior di latte 14.40

MUSSELS
In a spicy tomato broth 16.25

MEATBALL APPETIZER
Four house-made, wood-oven baked beef & ricotta meatballs, pomodoro sauce,
whipped ricotta, basil oil 15.95


INSALATE

AVOCADO CASHEW CAESAR
Crispy romaine with an avocado, lemon juice based dressing topped with
our own plant-based parmesan cheese *contains nuts 10.75 / 16.35

INSALATA CESARE
Crispy romaine lettuce, creamy caesar dressing, shaved parmigiano reggiano, croutons 10.75 / 16.35
add 4 oz. chicken breast 6.55 / salmon 10.95 / bacon 2.75 / anchovies 2.30

INSALATA MISTA
Baby arugula and mixed lettuce, radicchio, fennel, cherry tomatoes, Peruvian peppers,
white balsamic honey vinaigrette 9.75 / 14.95

WILD MUSHROOM & KALE SALAD
Mixed kale, roasted mushrooms, piave, balsamic reduction, balsamic vinaigrette 16.95

BURRATA CAPRESE SALAD
Burrata, cherry tomatoes, olives, pesto, olive oil, balsamic reduction,
lemon garlic dressing and grilled baguette 16.95

PLANT POWER SALAD
Mixed greens and baby kale in creamy artichoke dressing, quinoa, fingerling potatoes in
vegan pesto*, tofu feta, asparagus, radishes, pickled red onions, olives, avocado,
jalapeños, pickled turnips and beets 19.50
*pesto contains pumpkin seeds
dressing ingredients: artichoke hearts, olive oil, nutritional yeast, lemon, sea salt

 

 

PASTA

PENNE CAPRI
Grilled chicken, wild mushrooms, spinach, tomato, olive oil, garlic, shaved parmigiano reggiano 19.95

PAPPARDELLE SALSICCIA
Crumbled Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions, olive oil, garlic
finished with pecorino and arugula 19.95

LASAGNA
Layered with bolognese sauce, mozzarella, béchamel, pomodoro sauce 19.75

GNOCCHI OF THE DAY
Please ask your server P/A

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE
With a tomato, beef bolognese sauce 19.95

ORECCHIETTE FUNGHI
With wild mushrooms in a truffle cream sauce 17.95

CANNELLONI FORMAGGIO
Ricotta and spinach filled cannelloni, mushrooms and cream finished with pomodoro sauce,
parmesan, mozzarella 19.95

LINGUINI DI MARE
Shrimp, bay scallops, calamari, mussels in a light olive oil, pomodoro sauce 21.65

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
White wine, cream and butter sauce, parmesan 18.95

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS
House made beef and ricotta meatballs, pomodoro sauce 19.95

PENNE ALLA NORMA
Eggplant, cherry tomatoes, chillies, garlic, red wine, pomodoro sauce, ricotta salata 18.95

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
Pecorino romano, egg, prosciutto cotto (ham), black pepper 19.35

CASARECCIA PASTA
With asparagus, sweet peas, spinach, broccoli, ricotta, chives, Parmigiano-Reggiano 18.00
*Casareccia is a Sicilian twisted tube-shaped pasta

Add To Any Pasta: crumbled house made sausage 4.35 / chicken 4.35 / shrimp 4.35 / meatballs 6.50
Substitute: gluten-free brown rice pasta 2.00 / spelt rigatoni 2.00 / cream sauce 2.25


MAINS

CHICKEN ASIAGO
Chicken breast stuffed with asiago cheese, spinach and caramelized onions in a
honey mustard cream sauce with mashed potatoes and vegetables 25.35

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA
Breaded chicken scaloppine, tomato sauce, mozzarella & parmesan,
spaghetti pomodoro 24.15

LAMB SHANK
Braised New Zealand lamb shank with pan jus & garlic mash potatoes 25.95

SALMON
Pan seared salmon with sautéed spinach, crispy fingerling potatoes, fish velouté & fine herbs
in a fresh lemon vinaigrette 25.25

STEAK
AAA 10oz New York striplion with mashed potatoes and sautéed mushrooms,
seasonal vegetables 36.00

 

PIZZA

PIZZA PROSCIUTTO
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, prosciutto, olive oil dressed arugula, shaved parmigiana 17.50

PIZZA SALSICCIA ITALIANA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, crumbled spicy Italian sausage, caramelized onions,
roasted red peppers 17.50

PIZZA DIAVOLA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, spicy salami, basil, chillies, black olives 17.50

PIZZA MELANZANE
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, eggplant, olives, tomatoes, shaved parmigiana 16.95

PIZZA MARGHERITA
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, basil 15.95
substitute mozzarella di bufala 3.15

PIZZA PEPPERONI
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, cured pepperoni 15.95

PIZZA HAWAIIANO
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, prosciutto cotto (ham), pineapple 15.95

PIZZA TRADIZIONALE
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, bacon, onions, mushrooms 15.95

PIZZA VEGETARIANO
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, green pepper, sun-dried tomatoes 15.95

PIZZA ANCHOVY
Pomodoro sauce, fior di latte, anchovies, chillies 16.25

VEGAN PIZZA MARGHERITA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fresh basil 17.25

PIZZA ZUCCHINI
Grilled zucchini, red peppers, chillies, red onion, mixed herbs, fresh mozzarella, maldon salt 16.95

PIZZA CARCIOFI
Pomodoro sauce, fresh mozzarella, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, black olives, basil 16.25

 

PREMIUM PIZZA

not included in the $12 special

PIZZA GORGONZOLA
Gorgonzola, pears, caramelized onions, walnuts, arugula 17.95

PIZZA SALMONE
Smoked salmon, mozzarella, panna di cucina (mascarpone cream), arugula,
crispy capers, lemon 17.95

PIZZA FUNGHI
Whipped herbed and lemon ricotta, taleggio, fior di latte, mushrooms, spinach, olive oil 17.95

FIG PIZZA
Mascarpone, prosciutto, figs, shaved parmigiana, honey, arugula 17.95

Substitute Crusts: gluten-free crust 3.35 / whole wheat multi-grain crust 2.25

Additional Toppings: prosciutto 3.15 / Italian sausage 3.15 / spicy salami 3.15
chicken 4.95 / bacon 3.25 / Italian ham 3.25 / goat’s cheese 4.25
plant based: vegan sausage (pinto bean based) 4.25 / vegan pepperoni (seitan) 4.25
onions 2.10 / roasted red peppers 2.75 / olives 2.10 / pineapple 2.15 / green peppers 2.15
sun-dried tomatoes 2.75 / mushrooms 2.10
substitute: fior di latte 2.95 / Earth Island Mozzarella (soybean based) 3.25 / cashew truffle cheese 5.00 / cashew cheddar 4.00 / housemade tofu feta 4.00

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APPETIZERS

ZUPPA
Tuscan chickpea & farro soup with tomato, kale, winter vegetables,
plant-based parmesan 7.50

VEGAN GREEK SALAD
Mixed greens, plant-based feta, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, red wine vinaigrette 9.75/14.95

INSALATA MISTA
Baby arugula & mixed lettuce, radicchio, fennel, cherry tomatoes, Peruvian peppers,
white balsamic honey vinaigrette 9.75/14.95
contains honey

AVOCADO CASHEW CAESAR
Crispy romaine with an avocado, cashew, lemon juice based dressing topped with
our own plant-based parmesan cheese 10.75/16.35

VEGAN ARANCINI
Classic Italian rice balls stuffed with Earth Island mozzarella, peas,
lightly fried & served with marinara sauce (gluten free) 11.50
*please note that the oil in which our arancini are fried is also used for other menu items

 

PASTA

Spelt Rigatoni add $2  |  Rice flour fusilli pasta add $2.25

VEGAN RIGATONI BOLOGNESE
Lentil & mushroom bolognese sauce 20.50

SPAGHETTI A LA MARGIE
With peas, sautéed spinach, plant-based parmesan in a sweet potato cream sauce 20.50

VEGAN AGNOLOTTI
Agnolotti filled with our tofu, cashew based ricotta in a vegan butter sauce
with vegetables *contains nuts 20.50

VEGAN ORECCHIETTE
Cashew truffle cream sauce & sautéed spinach, contains nuts 19.50

PLANT-POWERED CLASSIC LASAGNA
Artisanal creamy cashew almond mozzarella, tofu ricotta &
kale marinara sauce, contains nuts 20.50

SPELT RIGATONI ALLA NORMA
Eggplant, cherry tomatoes, chillies, garlic, red wine, tomato sauce 18.75

MANICOTTI
Pumpkin & plant-based ricotta filled manicotti with cashew cream
& tomato sauce 20.00

SUPER GREEN CASARECCIA
Sicilian twisted tube shaped pasta with super green pesto, black
olives, artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes & baby spinach, finished
with plant-based parmesan, *pesto contains pumpkin seeds 20.50

 

BURGER

“BEYOND BEEF” VEGETARIAN BURGER *can be vegan
A quarter pound, plant-based patty on a sesame bun with avocado, lettuce,
roasted red pepper aioli & caramelized onions 17.35
additional vegan topping: vegan cheddar (nut free) add 2.50
Served with sweet potato fries OR our Avocado Cashew Caesar Salad
additional non-vegan toppings: white cheddar OR gorgonzola add 2.00
substitute non-vegan brioche bun at no additional charge
*please note that the oil in which our fries are fried is also used for other menu items

 

PIZZA

Whole Wheat Multi grain crust add $2  |  mini gluten free crust add $2.00
please see our core menu for additional plant-based toppings

VEGAN SMOKED SALMON PIZZA
Pizza bianco with olive oil, smoked carrot, cashew based cream cheese, capers,
red onions & dill, contains nuts 18.25

VEGAN PESTO PIZZA
Super green pesto, cashew based cheddar cheese, roasted cauliflower,
red onions, baby kale 18.25

VEGAN PIZZA BIANCO E FUNGHI
Pizza Bianco with mushrooms, rosemary, black olives, arugula, pine nuts, truffle oil,
cashew cheese sauce 18.25

VEGAN GREEK PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, tofu feta, black olives,
spinach, red onions 18.25

VEGAN SAUSAGE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fennel sausage,
roasted red peppers, basil 18.25

VEGAN PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, pepperoni, onions, green pepper 18.25

VEGAN PIZZA MELANZANE
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, eggplant, olives, tomatoes 18.25

VEGAN PIZZA MARGHERITA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, fresh basil 17.25

VEGAN PIZZA CARCIOFI
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers,
black olives, basil 18.25

OUR PIZZA DOUGH & TOMATO SAUCE ARE 100% VEGAN

menu consultation by Margie Cook- plant-based RHN (registered Holistic Nutritionist)
and VLCE (Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator

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ANTIPASTI

Salami & olives 7.00

Prosciutto & olives 7.00

Italian cheese & crostini 8.00

Mussels in a spicy tomato broth 8.00

Calamari fritti with marinara sauce 8.00

Caprese salad 7.00

Avocado cashew Caesar salad 7.00

 

PIZZETTES

Margherita 8.00

Smoked salmon, mascarpone & capers 9.00

Italian sausage, mozzarella & roasted red peppers 8.00

gluten free & vegan available 2.00

 

COCKTAILS

8.00 (2oz)

APEROL SPRITZ
Prosecco, Aperol, soda water

AMARETTO SOUR
Amaretto, fresh lime

THE AMERICANO
Campari, sweet vermouth, soda

NEGRONI
Campari, sweet vermouth, gin

MONTENEGRO SPRITZ
Montenegro, Prosecco

ITALIAN BUCK
Campari, Montenegro, ginger beer

 

SPARKLING

VILLA SANDI PROSECCO IL FRESCO DOC
Treviso, Italy 6oz 6.00

 

DRAUGHT BEER

5.00 (13oz)

BEAU’S LUG TREAD / BEAU’S IPA

 

WINE

FANTINI FARNESE MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC
Abruzzo, Italy 6oz 6.00

FANTINI FARNESE PINOT GRIGIO IGP
Abruzzo, Italy 6oz 6.00

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FEATURE APPETIZER

BURRATA CAPRESE SALAD
Burrata, cherry tomatoes, olives, pesto, olive oil, balsamic reduction,
lemon garlic dressing & grilled baguette 16.95

 

 

MAINS

PIZZA PESTO E BURRATA *contains nuts
Pesto, cherry tomatoes, Ontario burrata, broccolini, pine nuts 18.95

NEW ZEALAND LAMB CHOPS
Served on a bed of mushroom risotto 24.95

RAVIOLI
House made beet & mascarpone filled ravioli with goat cheese purée & lemon butter sauce, finished with walnuts 20.95

PENNE FUNGHI E CARNE
Penne with beef tenderloin tips in a brandy peppercorn cream sauce 22.95

GNOCCHI OF THE DAY
House made ricotta gnocchi with beef short rib ragout 23.95

 

 

PLANT BASED

MANICOTTI *contains nuts
Pumpkin & ricotta filled manicotti with cashew cream & tomato sauce 20.00

VEGAN PIZZA BIANCO E FUNGHI *contains nuts
Pizza Bianco with mushrooms, rosemary, black olives, arugula,
pine nuts, truffle oil, cashew cheese sauce 16.95

 

 

RED WINE FEATURE

CÔTES DU RHÔNE, DOMAINE DU SÉMINAIRE 2018 Grenache/Syrah
Rhône Valley, France
Grenache dominant with a little Syrah. Vibrant, peppery nose. Juicy plum and red berry
on the palate, with good length of fruit. Certified organic.
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

 

HEALTHY CHOICES
Substitute rice fusilli (gluten free) OR spelt rigatoni (contains gluten) for an additional $2
Enjoy our new whole wheat multi grain pizza dough (dairy free) for an additional $2
See our core menu for a list of non-dairy cheeses

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JUICE

Fresh orange juice or blood orange juice 6.00

 

COCKTAILS

9.00 (2oz)

BELLINI
Peach nectar, prosecco

MIMOSA
Orange juice, prosecco

FIORI di SAMBUCO
Vodka, pear nectar, fresh lime juice, St-Germain elderflower liqueur

MARTINI CREMISINO
Vodka, Cointreau, blood orange juice 12.00

BLOODY CAESAR 7.00
DOUBLE BLOODY CAESAR 10.00

PLANT BASED BLOODY CAESAR 9.00
Vodka, V8 Cocktail juice, olive juice, Worcestershire, tabasco, olives, celery heart

VIRGIN 4.00

 

 

EGGS

Until 2:30 pm / Served with potatoes or Insalata Mista
Substitute gluten-free bread add 2.00 (soy & rice flour, contains dairy)

OMELETTE
Two organic eggs with spinach & cheddar 13.00

EGGS SALMONE
Two poached organic eggs with hollandaise & smoked salmon on
grilled sourdough bread 16.00

EGGS BENEDICT
Two poached organic eggs with hollandaise & peameal bacon on
grilled sourdough bread 15.00

EGGS AVOCADO
Two poached organic​ ​eggs with hollandaise & ​avocado on
grilled sourdough bread 15.00

 

PLANT BASED “EGGS”

EGGS VENNY
English muffin, tofu, pinto bean breakfast sausage, baby spinach, 
smoked paprika black salt, finished with Mornay sauce 16.00

TOFU SCRAMBLE
With sausage, avocado & toast 15.00

 

SIDES

buttered multigrain toast 2.00 / mista salad 3.00 / avocado 2.50
peameal bacon 3.00 / bacon 3.00

 

LUNCH ADDITIONS

 

APPETIZER

CALAMARI FRITTI
Crispy, fried calamari with marinara sauce & aioli 9.00

 

MAINS

SOUP OF THE DAY & SALAD
Soup served with bread & insalata mista 12.00

LUNCH PASTA
Please ask your server 12.00

SPAGHETTI GAMBERI
Spaghetti with sautéed shrimp, cherry tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, white wine 20.00

PLANT POWER SALAD *vegan
Mixed greens & baby kale in creamy artichoke dressing, quinoa,
fingerling potatoes in vegan pesto*, tofu feta, asparagus, radishes,
pickled red onions, olives, avocado, jalapeños, pickled turnips & beets 19.50
*pesto contains pumpkin seeds
dressing ingredients: artichoke hearts, olive oil, nutritional yeast, lemon, sea salt

“BEYOND BEEF” VEGETARIAN BURGER
A quarter pound, plant-based patty on a sesame Brioche bun with avocado,
lettuce, roasted red pepper aioli & caramelized onions served with
sweet potato fries or our Avocado Cashew Caesar Salad 15.95
additional toppings: white cheddar OR gorgonzola add 2.00

 

MINI PIZZAS

Served with insalata mista / substitute avocado cashew caesar add 2.00

MINI ARTICHOKE HEART PIZZA
Pomodoro sauce, fresh mozzarella, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers,
black olives, basil 16.00

MINI PIZZA TRADIZIONALE
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, bacon, onions, mushrooms 14.00

MINI MARGHERITA PIZZA
The classic pizza from Naples with tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella & basil 13.00

MINI PIZZA POLLO
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella, grilled chicken, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes 16.00

MINI VEGAN MUSHROOM PIZZA *contains nuts
Pizza Bianco with mushrooms, rosemary, black olives, arugula, pine nuts, 
truffle oil, cashew cheese sauce 16.00

Eggs Benedict, Omelettes, Waffles, Yoghurt and More! Start your Weekend off right with our Brunch Menu.

 

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BEVERAGES

FRESH ORANGE JUICE
From Chasers 6.00

FRESH BLOOD ORANGE JUICE
From Chasers 6.00

 

COCKTAILS

9.00 (2oz)

BELLINI
Peach nectar, prosecco

MIMOSA
Orange juice, prosecco

FIORI di SAMBUCO
Vodka, pear nectar, fresh lime juice, St-Germain elderflower liqueur

BLOODY CAESAR 7.00

DOUBLE BLOODY CAESAR 10.00

VEGAN BLOODY CAESAR 9.00

MARTINI CREMISINO 12.00 (2oz)
Vodka, Cointreau, blood orange juice

 

BRUNCH

We use certified organic eggs / Substitute gluten-free bread $2

EGGS BENEDICT
Two poached eggs, peameal bacon, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

EGGS AVOCADO
Two poached eggs, avocado, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

EGGS SALMONE
Two poached eggs, smoked salmon, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 16.00

EGGS PROSCIUTTO
Two poached eggs, prosciutto, toasted Italian bread, hollandaise sauce,
choice of fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 14.00

OMELETTE OF THE DAY
Served with fruit or crispy fingerling potatoes 13.00

STEAK SANDWICH
With cheddar & caramelized onions served with a horseradish aioli &
crispy fingerling potatoes 15.00

BREAKFAST PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mushrooms, two eggs, mozzarella, red pepper, bacon 15.00

BELGIAN WAFFLE
Blueberry compote, whipped cream 11.00

YOGHURT & GRANOLA
House made granola served with honey, yoghurt & fresh berries 8.00

SIDES
buttered multigrain toast $2 / mista salad $3 / peameal bacon $3
crispy fingerling potatoes $3 / fresh fruit $4 / bacon $3 / gluten free toast $2

 

PLANT-BASED MENU ITEMS

EGGS VENNY
English muffin, tofu pinto bean breakfast sausage, baby spinach,
smoked paprika black salt, finished with Mornay Sauce 16.00

VEGAN BREAKFAST PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes,
spinach, sautéed mushrooms, vegan mornay sauce, polenta herbed sausage 15.00

TOFU SCRAMBLE
With vegan sausage, avocado & toast 15.00

MEDITERRANEAN BREAKFAST SKILLET
Sweet potato, kale, red peppers, mushrooms, black olives & tofu feta.
Finished with fresh tomatoes, avocado & drizzled parsley 16.00

We offer a $34 per person and a $42 per person Set Menu for groups. Please see the menus below and click here to reserve.

We can custom design a plant-based prix fixe menu for your group.

 

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$34 MENU ITALIANO RUSTICO

 

FIRST COURSE

choice of

MISTA SALAD
Baby arugula & mixed lettuce, radicchio, fennel, cherry tomatoes, Peruvian peppers,
white balsamic honey vinaigrette

CAESAR SALAD
Crispy romaine and crunchy croutons tossed in our creamy house-made caesar dressing
with parmesan cheese

AVOCADO CAESAR
Crispy romaine with an avocado, cashew, lemon juice based dressing topped with
our own plant-based parmesan cheese
contains nuts

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Baby mozzarella balls coated in bread crumbs, lightly fried and served with our delicious
house-made tomato red pepper jam

VEGAN ARANCINI
Classic Italian rice balls stuffed with Earth Island mozzarella, peas,
lightly fried & served with marinara sauce (gluten free)

 

SECOND COURSE

choice of

PIZZA TRADIZIONALE
Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella cheese, bacon, onions and mushrooms

PIZZA MARGHERITA
The classic pizza from Naples with pomodoro sauce, fresh fior di latte and basil
*vegan version available

CANNELLONI FORMAGGIO
Ricotta and spinach filled cannelloni baked in our pomodoro sauce with cream,
mushrooms and parmesan and mozzarella cheese

PENNE CAPRI
Grilled chicken, mushrooms, spinach and cherry tomatoes cooked in white wine and garlic
and garnished with shavings of grana padano cheese

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
A staple in Roman trattorias, spaghetti with pecorino romano cheese, fresh eggs,
prosciutto cotto (ham) and black pepper

AGNOLOTTI IN BUTTER SAUCE
Agnolotti filled with our tofu, cashew based ricotta in a vegan butter sauce
with sautéed mushrooms *contains nuts

SPAGHETTI
With peas, sautéed spinach, plant-based parmesan in a sweet potato cream sauce

 

DESSERT

choice of

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted with cinnamon and sugar and served
with a dollop of fresh whipped cream

TIRAMISU
Layers of espresso and liqueur soaked lady fingers and creamy mascarpone cheese,
dusted with cocoa powder

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
We make this deliciosly chocolate, warm soufflé cake in-house

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIE WITH COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM
Rich and decadent raw chocolate brownie
topped with coconut whipped cream & berries

 

$42 MENU ITALIANO TRADIZIONALE

vegan options available

 

ANTIPASTO

BRUSCHETTA
Calabrese bread toasted and topped with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and basil

 

FIRST COURSE

choice of

PROSCIUTTO E ASIAGO
Prosciutto, asiago, marinated green and black olives, crostini

CAESAR SALAD
Crispy romaine, creamy caesar dressing, parmesan, croutons

BOCCONCINI FRITTI
Lightly fried baby mozzarella balls with a delicious house-made tomato red pepper jam

 

SECOND COURSE

choice of

GNOCCHI ASIAGO
House made gnocchi with asiago cream sauce, spinach and crispy shallots

PAPPARDELLE SALSICCIA
Crumbled house made Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions,
olive oil garlic sauce finished with grana padano & arugula

LAMB SHANK
Braised New Zealand lamb shank with pan jus and garlic mashed potatoes

SALMON
Grilled Atlantic salmon, fingerling potatoes, seasonal vegetables and lemon caper aioli

CHICKEN ASIAGO
Chicken breast stuffed with asiago cheese, spinach and caramelized onions served with
garlic mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a honey mustard cream sauce

NEW YORK STRIPLOIN
(additional $6)
10 oz New York striploin served with garlic mashed potatoes and a mushroom demi glace

 

DESSERT

choice of

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted with cinnamon and sugar and served with
a dollop of fresh whipped cream

TIRAMISU
Layers of espresso and liqueur soaked lady Fingers and creamy mascarpone cheese,
dusted with cocoa powder

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
We make this deliciously chocolate, warm soufflé cake in-house

Indulge yourself in one our delectable desserts.

 

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DESSERT TASTER
Enjoy three of our delectable desserts 19.00

CHEESE PLATE
Two Italian cheeses with wildflower honey & crackers 12.00

TIRAMISÙ
House-made with layers of coffee & liqueur soaked biscuits & mascarpone cheese 8.45

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ CAKE
House made warm chocolate soufflé cake 8.45
add vanilla or chocolate ice cream 2.00

TARTUFO
Chocolate Raspberry Tartufo 7.00

CRÈME BRÛLÉE
The traditional creamy egg custard, crunchy caramel glaze 8.95

ZEPPOLE
Mini Italian doughnuts dusted in cinnamon & sugar 8.45

CARROT CAKE
Carrot cake with pineapple, coconut, walnuts, cashews & almonds
layered & iced with cream cheese & honey icing (may contain peanuts) 8.45

AFFOGATO
Hazelnut gelato, espresso, crumbled hazelnut, lady finger 7.00

 

PLANT BASED DESSERTS

HAZELNUT GELATO
Rice milk base* with 100% pure hazelnut paste 6.50
add espresso to make an affogato 1.00
*Cane sugar, Dextrose from grape, Rice powder, Vegetable fibre, Glucose,
Coconut oil, Cocoa butter, Stabilizers (guar gum and carrageenan gum powder)

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIE WITH COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM
Rich & decadent raw chocolate brownie topped with coconut whipped cream & berries
*contains nuts 7.95

SORBET
Please ask your server *gluten-free 6.50

ORANGE POLENTA CAKE
Warm orange polenta cake made with almond flour, with coconut whipped cream
*contains nuts, gluten free 8.45

 

SPECIALTY COFFEES

12.00

SPANISH / Brandy, Kahlúa, coffee, whipped cream

B-52 / Grand Marnier, Kahlúa, Bailey’s, coffee, whipped cream

MONTE CRISTO / Grand Marnier, Kahlúa, brandy, coffee, whipped cream

IRISH / Jameson Irish Whiskey, coffee, whipped cream

BLUEBERRY TEA / Grand Marnier, Amaretto, tea

 

DESSERT WINE

LATE HARVEST VIDAL
Vineland Estates, Niagara
Luscious tropical fruit aromas and flavours, perfect with fruit based desserts
2 oz 14.00

 

LIQUEURS, DIGESTIVES

Sambuca / B&B / Drambuie / Amaretto / Frangelico / Limoncello 8.00

Grand Marnier 10.00

Grappa (ask your server) 9.00

 

AMARO

1 oz

NONINO QUINTESSENTIA, Friuli 10.00 / Less sweet & bitter aged 5 years in oak barrels

LUCANO, Umbria 8.00 / Herbal aromas, caramel notes, fruit & herbs on the finish

MONTENEGRO, Emilia Romagna 8.00 / 200 year old recipe, blend of over 40 herbs

AVERNA AMARO, Sicily 8.00 / Flavours of herbs, spices, citrus, gently bitter edge

 

PORT & COGNAC

PORT
2 oz
Taylor Fladgate L.B.V 9.00 / Taylor Fladgate 10 year 12.00

COGNAC
1 oz
Courvoisier V.S. 12.00 / Remy Martin V.S.O.P. 16.00 / Remy Martin X.O. 25.00

 

COFFEE, TEA & MILK

Coffee 2.60 / Espresso 2.40 / Double Espresso 2.95
Cappuccino 3.55 / Caffè Latte 3.55 / Milk 2.55
*almond and soy milk add 0.5

TEA 2.60
Orange Pekoe / Earl Grey / Chamomile / Mint / Green Tea

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PIZZA 

Hand Crafted, Wood-Oven Baked

CHEESE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella 8.75

PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni 8.75

MARGHERITA PIZZA
Tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil 8.75

HAWAIIAN PIZZA
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, pineapple, ham 8.75

VEGAN PEPPERONI PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, vegan pepperoni 8.75

VEGAN CHEESE PIZZA
Tomato sauce, Earth Island mozzarella, vegan pepperoni 8.75

 

PASTA

PASTA POMODORO
Penne with tomato sauce 8.75

PASTA BURRO
Penne with butter sauce 8.75

PASTA BOLOGNESE
Penne with meat sauce 8.75

PASTA ALFREDO
Penne with cream sauce 8.75

 

ADD ONS

Chicken 2.00
Meatball 2.00
Gluten free noodle 1.00
Gluten free vegan crust 2.00
Non dairy cheese 1.00

We offer a wide selection of international wines as well as bottled and draught beers, cocktails and spirits.

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aperitivi

(2 oz.) 8.00

CAMPARI / Classic red Italian aperitif from Milan, on the rocks or with soda

APEROL / Classic orange Italian aperitif from Padua, on the rocks or with soda

 

martinis

13.00
(3 oz.) with Skyy Vodka
Grey Goose add 3.00 / Belvedere add 3.00 / Hendrick’s Gin add 3.00

CLASSIC / Gin or vodka, Vermouth with olives or a lemon twist

FRENCH / Vodka, Chambord, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice

IL FORNELLO / Vodka, Limoncello, Campari, lime juice

POMTINI / Vodka, Pomegranate juice, lime juice, red passionfruit liqueur

 

cocktails

10.95
(1.25 oz.) with Skyy Vodka
Grey Goose add 3.00 / Belvedere add 3.00

NEGRONI / Campari, gin, sweet vermouth

SICILIANO / Sparkling blood orange juice, vodka, Triple Sec

VENETIAN SUNSET / Prosecco, orange juice, Aperol

LIMONCINO / Vodka, Limoncello, O.J., soda, cranberry juice

BELLINI COCKTAIL / Sparkling wine, peach nectar

POMPELMO FIZZ / Aperol, gin, sparkling grapefruit juice

FIORI di SAMBUCO / Vodka, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, pear nectar, fresh lime juice

MONTENEGRO SPRITZ / Montenegro, Prosecco

AMARETTO SOUR / Amaretto Disaronno, fresh lime juice

ITALIAN BUCK / Campari, Montenegro, ginger beer

PAPER PLANE / Bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino Quintessentia, fresh lemon juice 14.00

 

SANGRIA

8 oz. glass 10.00 / litre pitcher 45.00

RED SANGRIA / Red wine, orange juice, peach schnapps, raspberry Sourpuss

WHITE SANGRIA / White wine, fresh lemonade, peach schnapps

 

champagne/sparkling

VILLA SANDI PROSECCO IL FRESCO DOCTreviso, Italy 45.00 / 5 oz 10.00

CREMANT D’ALSACE BRUT RESERVE / Pierre Sparr, France 59.00

MOET ET CHANDONChampagne, France 140.00

sparkling red/rosé

BOLLINO ROSSO LAMBRUSCO
Emilia-Romagna, Italy 375ml 31.00

CASTELLO DI RONCADE PATRIARCA
Veneto, Italy 75.00

 

WHITE WINE – GLASS

SOAVE ’17 Folonari, Veneto, Italia
Pale straw colour / light citrus aromas / citrus and almond flavours / crisp, dry finish
6oz 8.69 / 9oz 12.69 / ½ litre 25.29 / litre 44.19

FANTINI FARNESE ’18 PINOT GRIGIO IGP, Abruzzo, Italy
Pale straw colour / floral, green apple aromas / dry & light / crisp, citrus finish
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

SAUVIGNON BLANC VENDANGES NOCTURNES ’18, Laurent Miquel, Languedoc, France
Lively Sauvignon Blanc blend / grapefuit aromas / delicate floral overtone
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

CHARDONNAY “VINTER’S COLLECTION” ’16, Seven Peaks, California
Bright & refreshing / butterscotch, & citrus aromas / hint of orange blossom
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

WHITE WINE – BOTTLE

RIESLING VQA ’17 (OFF-DRY), Cave Spring, Niagara, Ontario 39
Medium-bodied / flower & grapefruit aromas / plum & apple flavours

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’19, Las Mulas, Chile 45
Pale yellow / ripe tropical fruit aromas / silky palate with good acidity / long finish

ANSELMI SAN VINCENZO ’17, Robert Anselmi, Veneto, Italy (Soave) 45
Garganega-Chardonnay-Trebbiano blend / rich & fruity / medium bodied

CHARDONNAY “VINTER’S COLLECTION” ’17, Sterling, Central Coast California 49
Deep yellow / apple & oaky vanilla aromas / dry & well balanced

SAUVIGNON BLANC ’18, Kim Crawford, Marlborough, New Zealand 50
Mid-weight / fresh & juicy / clean, dry finish / D. Lawrason score 90

BIANCO MANZONI ’17, Castello di Roncade, Veneto, Italy 55
Riesling & Pinot Bianco hybrid / light, fresh / pineapple, white flowers, melon

SOAVE CLASSICO ’17, Inama, Veneto, Italy 60
Smooth / field flower aromas / minerals & almond on the palate

PIETRE AL VENTO CHARDONNAY ’17, Terre di Bruca, Sicily, Italy 65
Bright / unoaked / exotic pineapple, juicy peaches & golden apple

CHARDONNAY BIANCO DELL ARNASA ’17, Castello di Roncade, Veneto, Italy 65
Deep yellow in colour / oaky & buttery / white peaches & apricot

CHARDONNAY ’16, Sonoma-Cutrer, Russian River Ranches, California 70
Exquisite cool-climate Chardonnay / tropical fruit, citrus, butter

PEARL MORISSETTE CUVÉE METIS CHARDONNAY VQA ’17, Niagara 70
Orchard fruit, blossoms / gliding, creamy mouthfeel / bright, yet deep

SANCERRE (SAUVIGNON BLANC) ’17, Jean-Max Roger Cuvée Marnes et Caillottes Sancerre, Loire, France 85
Fine ripe wine / Steely character from the stony soil / green herb flavours

 

Rosé wine

WHITE ZINFANDEL ’18, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Sonoma, California
Bright fruit flavours of fresh summer berries / soft, off-dry finish
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

ROSÉ DEL GIORNO
Please ask your server for today’s selection
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

RED WINE – GLASS

MONTEPULCIANO ’17, Farnese, Farneto Valley, Italia
Well balanced / intense red fruit and prune aromas / hint of vanilla
6oz 8.69 / 9oz 12.69 / ½ litre 25.29 / litre 44.19

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC ’17, Lupi Reali, Abruzzo, Italy
Coffee aromas with a touch of smoke / dark fruit / lovely length & fruit intensity
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’17, Beringer, California Collection, Napa, California
Medium-bodied / plum and blackberry aromas / dark fruit, soft vanilla palate
6oz 9.79 / 9oz 14.49 / ½ litre 28.39 / 750ml 37.89

CHIANTI ’18, Querceto, Toscano, Italia
Ruby colour / spicy aromas / cherry, raspberry palate / medium-bodied
6oz 10.79 / 9oz 15.79 / ½ litre 30.49 / 750ml 39.89

MALBEC ’18, Argento, Mendoza, Argentina
Raspberry & plum aromas / black fruit flavours / medium-bodied / balanced acidity
6oz 10.79 / 9oz 15.79 / ½ litre 30.49 / 750ml 39.89

VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO D.O.C. ’17, Zardini, Veneto, Italia
Full bodied / plum, spice & earthy aromas / ripe cherry flavour / soft tannins
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

CABERNET SAUVIGNON ’17, Ironstone, California
Impressive dark fruit, cassis, vanilla & chocolate tones from French oak
6oz 12.69 / 9oz 17.89 / ½ litre 35.79 / 750ml 49.39

 

RED WINE – BOTTLE

TRECCIAIA ROSSO ’18, Menicucci, Tuscany, Italy 45
Sangiovese / bright ruby red / aroma of fruit / elegant tannins

CIU CIU BACCHUS ROSSO PICENO MARCHE (ORGANIC) ’18, Italy 46
Sangiovese, Montepulciano grapes / brilliant red color / fruity aroma

CHIANTI CLASSICO ’16, Rocca delle Macie, Toscano, Italy 55
Ruby red / grilled herbs aroma / cherry notes / pairs well with pizza

DELIBORI VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO ’16, Veneto, Italy 55
Dry, crisp, firm, full bodied / notes of cherry, blackberry, plums

VIOLAE MONFERRATO ROSSO ’17, Monferrato, Italy 60
Barbera & Syrah / intense red colour / notes of red fruits & nutmeg

CABURNIO ’13, Tenuta Monteti, Tuscany 60
Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot / espresso, herb, plum notes

VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE (RIPASSA) ’16, Veneto, Italy 65
Deep ruby red / intense, fine aromas / full-bodied / velvety on the palate

PINOT NOIR GRANDE RÉSERVE ’18, Haut Blanville, Languedoc-Roussillon 65
Bright green fruit / tart cherry, honeysuckle dried apricot as it develops

QUARANTA NERO D’AVOLA ’16, Terre di Bruca, Sicily, Italy 65
Dark & juicy red in colour / cherries, black pepper

DOLCETTO D’ALBA ’17, Dogliotti 1870, Piemonte, Italy 70
Dry, fresh / notes of red berries, smooth & bright / easy drinking

LOS OSOS MERLOT ’16, J. Lohr, California 75
Rich & pleasing / smoky dark fruit / velvety tannins

BARBARESCO “VALLEGRANDE” ’15, Ca Del Baio, Piemonte, Italy 80
Floral, black licorice aromas / dark fruit flavours / well rounded finish

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA ’15, Tedeschi, Veneto, Italy 80
Chocolate, plum aromas / cherry, floral flavours / Robert Parker 90 pts

THE RULE CAB ’15, BNA, Napa, California 80
Black cherry, oak aromas / silky mouth feel / long finish / mild tannins

PEARL MORISSETTE CUVÉE METIS CABERNET FRANC VQA ’17, Niagara 80
Ripe cherry, spicy floral aromas / smooth, vibrant mouthfeel / very long finish

BAROLO “SIMPOSIO” ’13, Bel Colle, Piemonte, Italy 140
Scents of berry & spice / raspberry, clove notes / velvety tannins, fresh acidity

 

DRAUGHT BEER

BEAU’S LAGERED ALE ORGANIC BEER 8.95
Ottawa, 5% alcohol 18oz

BEAU’S I.P.A. ORGANIC BEER 8.95
Ottawa, 6.7% alcohol 18oz

KROMBACHER PILS
(4.8%) 14 oz. 7.95
Organic full bodied beer with refined bitter taste. A genuine premium Pilsner
brewed with 100% barley malt and no added artificial ingredients.

 

BOTTLED BEER

BIRRA DALLA TOSCANA Birra Lilith 750ml 5.5% 24.00
Fine amber beer from Bruton Brewery. Inspired by English bitter,
brewed with a strong American cascade hop.

ACE HILL PILSNER 4.9% 473ml can 8.00
A crisp European-style Pilsner

DOMESTIC 6.00
Molson Canadian / Budweiser / Coors Light

PREMIUM 6.75
Alexander Keith’s / Steam Whistle Pilsner / Muskoka Craft Lager
Muskoka Cream Ale / Muskoka Detour (IPA) / Moosehead

IMPORTED 7.25
Heineken / Corona / Leffe Blonde / Leffe Brune / Stella Artois / Peroni / Landshark / Moretti

COOLERS 7.00
Smirnoff Ice

CIDERS 8.95
Somersby Apple Cider 500ml (sweet and fruity)
Brickworks Ciderhouse 473ml (dry and aromatic)

 

HARD

BAR SHOTS 1oz 7.25
Skyy Vodka (gluten-free) / Bacardi White Rum / J.Wray White Rum / Canadian Club Rye

PREMIUM BAR SHOTS 1oz 11.00
Tanqueray / Bombay / Beefeater / Hendrick’s Gin / Belvedere
Grey Goose / Chopin / Tito’s Handmade Vodka / Cazadores Blanco Tequila
Dillon’s Gin / Ungava Gin / Tequila Tromba Blanco
Lot no. 40 Single Copper Pot Still Canadian Whiskey / Buffalo Trace
Los Arango Reposado Tequila 12.75

 

BEVERAGES

COFFEE & MILK
Coffee 2.60 / Espresso 2.40 / Double Espresso 2.95 / Cappuccino 3.55
Caffè Latte 3.55 / Milk 2.55
*almond, oat, and soy milk add .50

TEA
Orange Pekoe / Earl Grey / Chamomile / Mint / Green Tea 2.60

SOFT DRINKS
Coke / Diet Coke / Sprite / Gingerale / Iced Tea 2.15
San Pellegrino Aranciata 2.95 / San Pellegrino Limonata 2.95
San Pellegrino Aranciata Rossa 2.95 / Brio 2.95

JUICES
Cranberry / Apple / Pineapple / Grapefruit / Tomato / Clamato 2.95

BOTTLED WATER
Acqua Panna Still 500ml 3.50 / 1 litre 6.00
Sparkling San Pellegrino 250ml 2.75 / 750ml 6.00