The City’s most internationally acclaimed restaurant, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has been named as the 2nd Best Italian Restaurant in the World by 50 Top Italy. Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the only North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. Located in historic Casa Loma's Conservatory, Don Alfonso 1890 is now open for a limited run pop up beneath the stunning McCausland stained glass ceiling.
Since opening, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has also been recognized with a number of prolific national and international awards and honours, including Gambero Rosso’s ‘Best New Restaurant in the World’ and Tre Forchette (3 Forks), La Liste Best Italian Restaurant in Canada and in the Top Ten of Restaurants in Canada, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, the DiRoNA - Distinguished Restaurants of North America, OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in Canada and the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence.
Showcasing the incredible cuisine of Chef Ernesto Iaccarino and the wonderful fresh flavors of the Amalfi coast, Don Alfonso 1890 is an internationally recognized award-winning concept with locations in Sant’Agata, Amalfi Coast, Italy; Levello, Basilicata, Italy; Helena Bay, New Zealand; Macau, China and now Toronto. Don Alfonso 1890’s cuisine is characterized by its modernity, Mediterranean flare and the exceptional quality of the raw materials used.
Awards and Recognition
Design et al - International Hotel and Property Awards - Best Restaurant Design - Global (Shortlisted)
2nd Best Italian Restaurant in the World - 50 Top Italy
Best New Restaurant in the World & Tre Forchette (3 Forks) - Gambero Rosso
Best Italian Restaurant in Canada & Top Ten of All Restaurants in Canada 2020 - La Liste
Distinguished Restaurants of North America - DiRoNA
Top 100 Restaurants in Canada 2019 - OpenTable
Best of Award of Excellence - Wine Spectator
Best Restaurants in Canada 2019 - Canada's 100 Best
OpenTable Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada