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“Great food and service ”
Review of LaVinia Restaurant

LaVinia Restaurant
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Ranked #25 of 8,996 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Etobicoke
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Yummy food and great service. Really enjoyed and would recommend poached octopus and seafood paella. Wine and sangria a bit on expensive side, but pretty much what you would expect at white tablecloth restaurant

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Recently visited Spain and enjoyed delicious local food from some small non-descript establishments. The food here at LaVinia is very reminiscent of the food we enjoyed in Spain. Stuffed piquillo peppers were flavourful and interesting. The quail appetizer was beautifully grilled and had such a great taste. The seafood paella was excellent, with plentiful seafood and served piping hot from the oven in a paella pan. Rice was slightly more wet than that enjoyed in Costa del Sol, but excellent. Smallish dining room with cosy decor and ambiance, almost like being in Spain. Servers are friendly and knowledgeable. Good selection of wines by the glass, very good Spanish wines.
A little out of the way, but a worthwhile dining experience. More enjoyable than Patria.

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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

We went to LaVinia for the first time on a Sunday evening on the recommendation of friends. While most of the restaurants we passed were half empty, this place was packed. The menu is varied; plenty of tapas. We tried the grilled calamari and the veal carpaccio, both of which were good. One of their signature dishes is the paella, which was fantastic. We split an order and it was a very generous portion size. The staff were friendly without being annoying. The owner makes a point of circulating among the guests to say a quick hello. My only issue is the price of the wines. I feel they're a bit steep, but that is my complaint at most restaurants!

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

La Vinia restaurant is consistently serving some of the most delicious Spanish food anywhere and some of the best food in Toronto. We return every year on visits to Toronto.

1  Thank Jan K
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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

On a non descript part of lakeshore in a strip mall this restaurant is a gem.

Chef Fernando and his family run this Spanish restaurant and it is superb

Paella was superb. Fried milk for dessert unexpectedly excellent


Already discovered by locals it was full on a Friday night

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