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ORO Restaurant

Italian Restaurants and Pizzerias
45 Elm Street
Toronto Ontario M5G 1H1
(416) 597-0155
Website
Contact Email:
info@ororestaurant.com

ORO is a labour of love for experienced restaurateurs, Connie and Domenico. As long-time owners of the well-known Old Angelo's, which at 75 years, was the oldest Italian restaurant in Toronto, Connie and Domenico embarked on ambitious renovations plans in anticipation of the restaurant's diamond anniversary in 1997.

The project called for a major overhaul of the look and feel of the place, to position the business they purchased in 1983 for the new Millenium. The renovations inside and out meant the demise of Old Angelo's and the birth of ORO.

A sleek marriage of warm, European architectural elements and clean, modern designs, ORO's transformation was matched with innovative menus over the years, and today the culinary team is led by Executive Chef Michael Crockford.

For more than 15 years, ORO's warm hospitality, wonderful service and delectable dishes have garnered high praise from Torontonians and visitors alike, shining a spotlight on Elm Street's "Restaurant Row."

After a short 'hiatus' some might call retirement, you'll find the affable, bearded Domenico at ORO during the day once again, while partner-in-love-and-life Connie takes over during the evening. Their return to ORO, with the same passion and dedication, ensures the restaurant's continued placement on Toronto's A-list of fine dining.


Cuisine Type
Italian
Transit
Dundas Station
Parking Options
Street and Parking Lot
Services
Takes Reservations, Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups and Waiter Service
Payment Options
Visa, American Express and Mastercard
Business Hours
Monday
11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Sunday
CLOSED


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  • 1 week ago by ORO Restaurant & Private Dining

    ORO Restaurant & Private Dining
    ‘All good things must come to an end’
     
    In bittersweet news for the ORO family,
    owner Connie announces her retirement, and
    the closure of the restaurant.
    LAST DAY OF SERVICE IS:
    Dec. 22, 2017, 2 pm.
    She has sold her building, and new owners move in for 2018. Stay tuned for an exciting fashion business at 45 Elm Street!
    To all our patrons and friends, thank you for selecting ORO for your lunches, dinners, and special events over the years!
    It is truly the end of an era, from Gourmet Pique Nique to Bumpkins to Old Angelo's to ORO....the late Domenic and Connie put their hearts and passion into their restaurant careers, and loved every minute of it.
     
    We will miss you, and wish you all the best.
    ‘All good things must come to an end’In bittersweet news for the
    3 days ago Anita Elste
    Oh such bittersweet news. Much love to you all!
    4 days ago Peggy Plourde
    Retirement is a great new life style to look forward to. All the best
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    1 week ago Tammy Tom
    Love Oro!!! We were just there Saturday and everything was absolutely amazing!!! Thank you for the many years of great food and service...you will be missed !!!!
    1 week ago Kelly Ann
    Wishing Connie all the best. Loved visiting her and her staff when visiting from Sudbury
    1 week ago Andrea Tango
    Hard to believe. One of my true favourites for so many many years. I have had fabulous dinners there - truly memorable. And the outstanding personable caring staff.
    Connie, Oro will be sadly missed.
    Warm wishes to you and your staff.
     
    Andrea
    1 week ago Roz Klaiman
    I wish you all the best in retirement. Dietary restrictions prevented my visiting the restaurant in recent years but it was one of my favourite go to places for many years. Thank you.
    1 week ago Sharon Aiken Gallinger
    Sad news, but we wish you the best! Your wonderful restaurant will be missed!
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    Thank you for honouring your father's memory with us tonight. With deepest sympathies for your loss.
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