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Pizzeria Libretto

Pizza Place and Italian Restaurant
221 Ossington Ave (at Dundas St W), Toronto ON M6J 2Z8, Canada
Closed until Noon (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • Noon–11:00 PM
Lunch, Dinner
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
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Outdoor Seating:

Based on 366 votes

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    Oleg S.
    "like the brie pizza and you should try Duck Confit pizza"(10 Tips)
    Christopher S.
    "This is truly the best pizza in Toronto , well worth the wait"(4 Tips)
    Canada Suites C.
    "Great Authentic Neapolitan pizza in the city - Highly recommend!"(3 Tips)
    Gökçe E.
    "Amazing Neapolitan pizza!"(3 Tips)
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141 tips and reviews.

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  • pizza
  • authentic
  • lively
  • good for dates
  • desserts
  • prix fixe menu
  • beef carpaccio
  • calamari
  • spicy food
  • wine
  • salads
  • cozy
  • gelato
  • great value
  • family-friendly
  • vegetarian food
  • casual
  • meats
  • good for groups
  • affogatos
  • Oleg S.

    If you love pizza, then you must visit this pizzeria! Very tasty, friendly staff. no reserve tables, so you need to come on earlier.especially like the brie pizza and you should try Duck Confit pizza

    Oleg Shvetsov · March 12, 2015
  • Gwen L.

    The pizzas are 12" - good for 1 if you're hungry or 2 people if you're planning on having an appetizer and a dessert as well. Oh! And they're delicious! Our favorite was the mushroom and Gorgonzola!

    Gwen Linton · July 6, 2012
  • Nathanael C.

    This really is the best pizza in the city. Expect to wait anytime after 8pm. Just grab a drink somewhere else on the street until they let you know your table is ready, its worth the wait. 

    Nathanael Chadwick · April 3, 2013
  • Off The Menu

    Mama's Hot Pepper Pizza: A recipe chef Rocco Agostino got straight from his mother. Tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella, house-made fennel sausage and very spicy preserved Thai chilies. Read more

    Off The Menu · October 15, 2015
  • The Wall Street Journal

    This restaurant makes authentic Neapolitan pies. Their classic margherita has a thin, thin crust, mozzarella and tomato, and just the right amount of herbs. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
  • Annie K.

    Have the Libretto Margherita with chilli oil! You'll forget all other pizzas. Best in town! Get there early unless you like to wait 30-40 min

    Annie Kunwar · June 20, 2014
  • Heather L.

    It seems so simple but the dessert you must have is housemade gelato with espresso poured over it. It will change the way you think about ice cream.

    Heather Li | 李小倩 · February 21, 2011

    Get the “Porchetta & Co.” inspired Porchetta Pizza with porchetta, fior di latte, cream, truffle, rapini, preserved chilies and pork crackling!

    CITY GRIT · August 1, 2014
  • Ian Z.

    Wait times here are ridiculous. The food is good, but not worth the wait. No reservations allowed, so if you're a big group expect to wait 3.5+hrs to even get a seat.

    Ian Zagrodney · April 1, 2012
  • the BREL team

    Arguably the best pizza in the city. Authentic Neapolitan style. No reservations, so go early. Can't? They'll call you when your table is ready. Read more

    the BREL team · January 15, 2012
  • Alex P.

    Best pizza in Toronto. Absolutely no argument here. Try duck and pear pizza for something different and delicious.

    Alex Polianskaia · May 5, 2014
  • Steve F.

    And make sure the ice cream is fresh,ice crystal free (chocolate in my case). Other than that, the food is amazing and service excellent!

    Steve Fernandes · December 7, 2010
  • James

    Probably the best pizza this side of the Atlantic Ocean. The pizza here is phenomenal, and very close to what one expects from a Naples styled pizza.

    James · December 31, 2015
  • Reg A.

    Their best pizza is the "House-Made Sausage" but add fresh garlic!! You will not be disappointed!! Their calamari appetizer is dope too!!

    Reg A · March 16, 2011
  • Adam B.

    Come on a Friday and try the Calamari. If you've never been here, check out a video from here:!/video/toronto/pizzeria-libretto/4e690d62cf3694a611000041 Read more

    Adam BA · September 9, 2011
  • Gavin M.

    The pizzas are cooked in the woodburing oven for 90 secs so the dough can seem a bit under cooked. Ask for it well done if you want the thin crust shell a little crispier.

    Gavin McGarry · November 27, 2010
  • Kelly B.

    It is ALL about the duck confit pizza. Just incredible. Atmosphere and service were both great! Can't wait to go back.

    Kelly Burton · April 15, 2014
  • Jackson P.

    Best pizza I've had since PIZZAIOLO DEL PRESIDENTE in Naples. The prosciutto is great and so is the pear and arugala salad

    Jackson Parrell · October 28, 2010
  • Desiree G.

    Pizza so good it hurts. If you don't want to feel like a fatty but love pizza, put on your high heels and head here for a glass of wine and some superb pies!

    Desiree Gould · March 1
  • Jamie S.

    One of the best Italian restaurants in Toronto. They have the Neapolitan pizza that tastes like in Napoli! Read more

    Jamie Sarner · November 20, 2015
  • Tiffany S.

    Best pizza in TO. Duck confit pizza w pear is unreal. Try the chevre noir, and the Falanghia del Taburno.

    Tiffany Strobel · October 29, 2011
  • Brie Y.

    Try the White Anchovy, Roasted Garlic, Buffalo Mozzarella & Chili Pizza - Lovely blend of savoury, sweet & spicy

    Brie Young · July 5, 2012
  • Lori

    Duck confit pizza a reliable fave. Don't stray too far when you are on the wait list, I never end up finishing my beer across the street before my table is freed up!

    Lori · December 30, 2010
  • ms_tngogo

    Always go to the front to put your name on the list. Don't listen to what people say unless it is the hostess.

    ms_tngogo · March 6, 2011
  • JugnooMe

    Pizzeria Libretto serves great food and made it onto Jugnoo's NXnecessities list. Hungry for more good eats? Check out for the rest of the NXnecessities.

    JugnooMe · June 11, 2012
  • Zeeshan H.

    Honestly, not really worth the line ups, attitude & general apathy when trying to seat or place a pick up order. #blackeye

    Zeeshan H · April 17, 2011
  • Dimpy M.

    Get there early as the place fills up quick! Margherita pizza is awesome and their chili oil :)

    Dimpy Matharu · February 13, 2013
  • Adam E.

    Best pizza in Toronto (obvious but true) the duck confit and house made sausage are the best

    Adam Epstein · November 5, 2013
  • Chris d.

    The Margherita Pizza is the best I have ever had in TO. My wife can't get enough of the duck confit pizza.

    Chris de Shane · August 27, 2014
  • Metro News

    Try the Arugula Salad — lightly dressed with tons of walnuts, Piave cheese and thin, crisp pear slices. Read more

    Metro News · August 19, 2010
  • Ara M.

    BEST PIZZA I'VE HAD! If you want to live in the area msg me and I'll send you current listings: Broker Brad J. Lamb Realty.

    Ara Mamourian · February 12, 2011
  • huiline

    Its easy to get tired of pizza but this place is solid and the best I've tried in Toronto.

    huiline · August 15, 2013
  • Mike V.

    The duck confit pizza is my favourite and the homemade Italian donuts for dessert!

    Mike Visconti · August 25, 2014
  • Jim S.

    Sit at the bar of you can. Staff are great! Try the vanilla Affogato for dessert!

    Jim Smerdon · September 16, 2013
  • Rob

    Meatless Mondays - the feature pizza on Mondays is always vegetarian and delicious.

    Rob · January 8, 2013
  • Kristen

    The new eggplant parmesana on the assaggini menu is amazing. Has a nice kick to it.

    Kristen · March 26, 2013
  • Jesper W.

    Best Pizza in TO. However I do prefer the once with tomato sauce on them. Can get a bit dry without. Dig in...

    Jesper Wahlberg · February 9, 2011
  • Chung W.

    Olive dish is a Sermon on the Mount. Had grand tasting...ingredients imported from Italia.

    Chung Wong · May 25, 2010
  • Gavin M.

    Great food but v salty. Salads are salty too fyi. Depending on the day it can be very loud.

    Gavin McGarry · December 21, 2012
  • Samantha S.

    Awesome! Always awesome! And apparently a free gift for regulars! So glad I am finally a regular!

    Samantha Sandell · August 16, 2013
  • Todd V.

    The food should get an award. The wait makes you wish the restaurant gets bowel cancer.

    Todd Van Allen · March 9, 2014
  • Meg K.

    Proscuitto pizza was great. Our entire table loved the Primitivo red wine we ordered.

    Meg Kerr · May 15, 2010
  • Marco M.

    Best pizza hands down! So many great options and the atmosphere is awesome!

    Marco Marcoccia · August 7, 2014
  • Brigitte d.

    New special; braised beef shank on polenta! Mmmmmmm

    Brigitte de Man · January 14, 2013
  • Todd V.

    So, after being taken off of the list to get a table? So far, not a great experience. Hopefully the eventual meal makes up for it.

    Todd Van Allen · September 9, 2011
  • Lucky

    pizza, calamari always amazing... the prix fixe is a great deal as well

    Lucky · November 7, 2009
  • cynthesist

    Best pizza in town. Try their pulled pork special if they have it!

    cynthesist · March 28, 2013
  • RobbieG

    Spicy Meatballs are delish! Follow it up with an Nduja Sausage Pizza. Yum!

    RobbieG · May 11, 2012
  • Colleen

    This place has the best tiramisu that I have ever had in life. Must try!

    Colleen · October 16, 2012
  • Laura

    The pizzas and the salads are really good. The beef carpaccio is superb!!

    Laura · March 14, 2014

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