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May 25, 2010 03:19 PM

Dimmi Yorkville

Three of us trying this place out Wednesday evening. First time there. Menu looks interesting and I was wondering what people suggest at this restaurant? I will post my findings (yes, usually long winded) after we try them out.

Dimmi Trattoria and Bar
140 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R1A8, CA

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  1. Another time. Just found out we were "bumped" due to a private function... hmm..........

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    1. re: Poorboy

      I've been there twice and found their food average. My boy on the other hand absolutely detest the place. He find their food bland and tastness. It's your typical Italian food except you are paying a little bit more because of its location. There is another italian rest. located around the corner that serves better (and possibly more authentic) italian food. Unfortunately I don't recall the name but it's located downstair across from Yamamoto.

    2. the menu looks pretty average italian to me...the website is annoying and the fact that they have a celebrity page that only features mickey rourke and claire daines is pretty lame

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      1. re: ingloriouseater

        What, they don't have Frank Zappa on the celebrity page? I won't go there then.

        1. re: foodyDudey

          i should rephrase...the fact that their webpage lists a celebrity page at all is lame, as is that it is listed before the menu....and they only have 2 people on the celebrity page is lamer...the ONLY celebrities to visit are MR and CD???

          1. re: ingloriouseater

            That is a bit desperate... although I'd pay the price of a mediocre pasta for a good gawk at Mickey.

      2. As someone who has actually eaten at Dimmi... it's not bad. I've had much better Italian food in Toronto, but Dimmi is OK. Italian food throughout Toronto has become increasingly expensive over the last few decades. In that same neighbourhood, I'd also recommend Toni Bulloni (a stupid name) , which is actually fine. It won't blow your socks off, but the food is pretty good (nice pastas!) , not extortionate prices (unusual for the neighbourhood), and I always slip in during TIFF.

        Toni Bulloni
        156 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R1A8, CA

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        1. re: hungry_pangolin

          i respectfully disagree about toni bulloni, although it it inexepensive for the area, the food is over sauced, over cooked and the hot line is an interesting idea at the bar but not fine or great, but barely ok or passable