Serving Up authentic Italian Cuisine
If you’re on the lookout for a casual and sophisticated dining space all rolled into one, then you can’t go wrong with Piano Piano. Having transitioned from Splendido, Chef Victor Barry’s newest venture at Harbord Village is just as enticing and welcoming. The restaurant follows the theme of traditional Italian fare starting from the pasta and the pizza to the gelato. The atmosphere is light, fun and casual with some quaint interior artwork that adds to the visual charm.
The menu can be quite flexible with the availability of vegetarian, gluten and dairy free options. Along with a separate lunch and dinner menu, there is one that caters for kids as well. As expected, their speciality lies in pizza and pasta with plenty of choices for customers to pick from.
The Egg Yolk Raviolo is not only exciting for its presentation but also packs a punch of flavour. And who can resist a good ravioli? The yolk is cooked to perfection and goes well with the texture of the ravioli. You can’t go wrong with any of their pizza options either, with a delicious thin crust and generous portion of sauce and cheese. They do most things well and there is a good selection of antipasti, including the Calamari Fritti.
Don’t Forget Dessert…
There’s nothing like a dose of dessert after a plate of delicious carbs, right? You could go for the classic Italian delicacy which is the Tiramisu or opt for a decadent Chocolate Layer Cake. Another classic item, Soft Serve Ice Cream is also available.
Refresh your palate with a glass of their flavoursome cocktails. Distinctive ingredients are at the heart of each drink, like with the Jalisco Caldo which contains Jalapeño syrup and calvados. The menu also has a good selection of wines, champagne and beer.
The decor is cool and modern with interesting art pieces and metallic chandeliers. Mirrors and floral patterns are used as decorations for the interior too. The looks also speak of an authentic, Italian theme with a perfect name to match the the whole concept.
The place is a great option for date nights and group hangouts. The easy going atmosphere makes it an ideal place for families to enjoy a great quality meal. They also accept reservations to host private events.
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There was an excellent overall VIBE. Perfect for date night and family meals. A quirky and fun Italian place in the heart of Harbord Village, simply perfect for dinner or drinks.