About Il Ponte Restaurant

Chef Giancarlo, Il Ponte - Cucina Italiana

Il Ponte opens its doors in one of Toronto’s fastest growing, and most diverse neighbourhoods with a simple mission. To be a dependable local establishment that serves and grows with the families, businesses and residents of Riverside, Leslieville, and Toronto proper. We invite you to join us in celebrating great food and culture at our new home at the eastern foot of the Queen St. Bridge. Our belief is that great service and delicious food is paramount to the dining experience. We hope to exceed your expectations. Open for lunch and dinner, Il Ponte offers both a fast casual encounter as well as a leisurely affair. We take reservations and recommend them on weekends .

Our semi-private dining area is perfect for small groups of up to 18 people. Our fresh thinking on Italian cuisine is present in our seasonal menu dishes as well as in our many fresh made daily specials. By using local ingredients and importing authentic Italian products Il Ponte achieves our unique brand of ‘La Cucina Italiana’. Every dish aims to provide inspiration and palatial pleasure. At Il Ponte you can expect fresh made soups and salads, gourmet pizza and pasta, fresh fish and seafood dishes and local house butchered meats. Good wines will always be carefully selected to pair with our delicious food. Come join us for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday and become part of a brand new tradition in a historic neighbourhood, the lower east side. See you soon!