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Falasca - Avoid

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Just returned from lunch. Greasiest pizza I've ever eaten. No coffee of any sort. Glass of wine served in a Dollarama grade disposable plastic cup. A new low in contempt for customers.

2057 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2A2, CA

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  1. Completely disagree with the OP's take on the pizza. I've never eaten in, but the few times I had the pizza, it was not greasy, was quite tasty and had a nice crisp crust. Also, it's sold by weight, so they will cut as small or large a piece as you'd like. Service has always been friendly. I can't comment on the coffee of cups, since I've never had a drink there. I also agree with the comments about the vague title.

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    1. re: Yongeman

      Good to hear you liked it, Yongeman. I still haven't tried their pizza, but I talked to a manager for maybe 15 minutes during the summer, just as Falasca was closing up for the night, as I ate some gelato from the nearby Simply Italian, and I thought the manager was really friendly.

      Which of their pizzas have you liked the most?

      If I remember correctly, pizzas are sold by weight at lunchtime, and by the whole pizza at dinnertime.

      1. re: prima

        I've had a few different types, but can't really recommend one over the other...all good. Here's a link to Amy Pataki's article in Toronto.com: http://www.toronto.com/article/704049... . It's a pretty comprehensive write-up and even explains the lack of expresso which was one of the OP's complaints. (by the way, I should have written 'or' instead of 'of' in my first post)
        You can try several different types at lunch by having a small sample of each. Great way to explore the pizza

        1. re: Yongeman

          I would have to agree with the OP. Although I didn't find the pizza greasy, it was really bland, and very disappointing. I would never go back there again.

          1. re: kwass

            based on my one visit, i also thought the pizza was distinctly sub par. i recall the crust being particularly disappointing. didn't have any problems with the space or the service, just the pizza.

            1. re: autopi

              I also found the crust to be really disappointing!

              1. re: kwass

                The one time I ate there just after they opened, I wasn't thrilled with the crust either. The toppings were fine, and it wasn't greasy, but I do like a bit of char there.

            2. re: kwass

              I'm still planning to try Falasca out because I usually like same kinds of foods that Yongeman likes.

              Sorry to hear you and autopi found the pizza disappointing.

      2. As I live in the neighbouhood, I have eaten food from Falasca several times. I really enjoy their pizza that is served by weight during the day. I think my favourite is the "Numero Uno" that is a white pizza with zuccini. I have ordered pizza twice at night in the sit down restaurant and was not impressed. Both times the pizzas were much blander than what I can take-out during the day (note that I ordered totally different pizzas when I visited the restaurant.) I will now only buy their daily selection of pizzas and avoid the restaurant.

        On a related note, I really enjoy both the gelato and espresso from their sister restaurant ".Gelato" across the street.

        2057 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2A2, CA

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        1. re: Amac

          the lunch pizzas are pan pizzas and dinner is more what people are used too. could likely have different recipes or even diff cooks since the format changes a lot.