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In 1959, the three eldest Paoletti brothers got on a ship leaving from Abruzzo, Italy with their mother and crossed the Atlantic for 11 days, docking in Montreal and then making the trip to Toronto. Eventually settling in the Willowdale area to be reunited with their father, who had come ahead to secure a job and new home for his family.
Our Mother’s dinner table is what always united our family during the trials and tribulations of a first generation immigrant family’s survival in a new country. Her cooking provided us with the strength and health to evolve and assimilate into our adoptive country, Canada. We owe our ideals and passion for good food to her!
In 1976 Dante Paoletti opened ‘Dante’s Italian Restaurant’ at 267 Baythorn Drive in Thornhill that would run successfully until 2006.
So, YES, we are Dante’s. The original family and recipes from Baythorn, where it all started over 42 years ago.
Homemade classic Italian combination of vegetables & pasta simmered in a flavourful tomato broth
Artisan demi-baguette toasted with Garlic Butter
Add Cheese – Extra
BREADED EGGPLANT PARMESAN
Cooked in Tomato Sauce, finished with Baked Cheese
Additional Toppings – Extra
OVEN ROASTED SEASONED POTATO WEDGES
SIDE OF VEGGIES Sautéed in Spices, Garlic & Olive Oil
RAPINI Sautéed in Spices, Garlic & Olive oil
SHRIMP Sautéed in Spices, Garlic & Olive oil
MEATBALL Simmered in Tomato Sauce
SLICED SAUSAGE Simmered in Tomato Sauce
VEAL Pan-Fried, Breaded & Simmered in Tomato Sauce
NEW! BBQ WINGS
A pound of BBQ flavored oven roasted wings. Baked not fried!
Our Fresh Salads – Serves 2
CHEF (HOUSE SALAD)*
Iceberg Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onions & Olives
Made with Caesar dressing, crisp Romaine Lettuce, Crouton & Parmigiano Cheese with choice of Real Bacon
Romaine Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Feta Cheese, Red Onion & Kalamata Olives
Iceberg Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onions, Olives, Mozzarella, Salami, Capicollo, & Mortadella
*Served with Dante’s house made Italian dressing
Add Hand Cut Chicken Breast, Sliced Steak or Shrimp – Extra
Our Specials For One
GREAT LUNCH OPTIONS
CALL AHEAD FOR FASTER SERVICE
AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP & DELIVERY*
(*ON ORDERS $25.00 OR MORE)
3 EASY STEPS
TO CREATE YOUR PERFECT SANDWICH!
Our Hot Italian sandwiches are cooked in tomato sauce.
STEP 1: CIABATTA
STEP 2: CHOOSE YOUR MEAT
Thinly Sliced Steak | Breaded Milk Fed Veal | Italian Meatballs
Thinly Sliced Spicy Sausage | Hand-Cut Chicken Strips
OR Homemade Breaded Eggplant
STEP 3: CHOOSE YOUR TOPPINGS*
Mushrooms | Roasted White Onions
Hot Peppers | Red Peppers | Green Peppers | Green or Black Olives
Mozzarella Cheese | Provolone Cheese | Rapini
OPEN FACED GARLIC BREAD SANDWICH
Crispy Garlic Bread crowned with mouthwatering baked Mozzarella Cheese. Topped with your choice of: Thinly Sliced Steak, Schneider’s Pepperoni or Hand-Cut Chicken Strips
ITALIAN COLD CUT SANDWICH
Mortadella, Capicollo, Genoa Salami & Mozzarella Cheese. Topped with:
Ice Berg Lettuce, Vine Tomatoes, Red Onions & House Italian Dressing. Served on Ciabatta bun
PROSCIUTTO, RED PEPPER SANDWICH
Thinly sliced prosciutto & provolone cheese. Topped with Iceberg Lettuce, Red Peppers and house Italian dressing. Served on a Ciabatta bun
DANTE’S SIDE SALAD
Fresh Roma Tomatoes & Cucumber on a bed of Romaine Hearts. Dressed with House made Italian Dressing
Giant Italian Sandwiches
All of DANTE’S SANDWICHES are cooked in Tomato Sauce and served on a Fresh Baked Italian Baguette. A meal in itself!
PAN-FRIED BREADED VEAL Milk Fed Veal Cutlets
STEAK Thinly Sliced & Oven Roasted
CHICKEN Hand Cut Chicken Breast
MEATBALL Italian of Course!
SAUSAGE Spicy Sliced Italian Sausage & Oven Roasted
BREADED EGGPLANT Breaded & Oven Roasted
2 Free Toppings, Additional Toppings Extra
Mozzarella Cheese | White Onion | Green Pepper | Rapini | Red Pepper | Mushroom | Green Olive | Black Olive | Tomato | Hot Pepper | Provolone
Our ‘Build Your Own’ Pizzas
Dante’s offers a ‘BUILD YOUR OWN’ system to give you maximum choice in combining to your specific likes.
Choose from our traditional and not so traditional toppings.
We’ll start you off with the SAUCE and MOZZARELLA CHEESE – pizzas are baked to perfection, fresh from our stone oven … ENJOY!
1: PICK A PIZZA SIZE
MINI (12”) For 2 People
SMALL (14”) For 3 People
MEDIUM (16”) For 4 People
LARGE (18”) For 6 People
PARTY (21”x15”) For 8 People
2: PICK A SAUCE
TRADITIONAL House Made Pizza Sauce or WHITE with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Spices, Parmesan & Fresh Garlic.
3: PICK A CRUST
All our Pizzas are available in TRADITIONAL Crust & THIN Crust
4: PICK YOUR CHOICE OF TOPPINGS–EXTRA
Black Forest Ham
|Extra Mozzarella Cheese
Snow Goat Cheese
Roasted Chicken Strips
Sliced Hot Sausage
Roasted Green Peppers
Roasted Red Peppers
Roasted White Onion
Thinly Sliced Prosciutto
FREE! Extra Sauce, Fresh Garlic, Red Hot Chili Flakes
Our ‘Signature’ Pizzas
MINI. SMALL. MEDIUM. LARGE. PARTY.
Pepperoni, Red Onion, Mushroom, Salami, Red Pepper, Tomato
MINI. SMALL. MEDIUM. LARGE. PARTY.
Mushroom, Broccoli, Tomato, Red Pepper
MINI. SMALL. MEDIUM. LARGE. PARTY.
Bacon, Pepperoni, Salami, Sausage
THESE PIZZAS ARE WELL CRAFTED – NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE
Our Signature Pizza Slices
Served Daily from 11am to 3pm Only
CHEESE SLICE Our basic – just sauce & mozzarella cheese
PEPPERONI SLICE Schneider’s pepperoni & mozzarella cheese
VEGGIE SLICE Topped with roasted red peppers, fresh mushroom & mozzarella cheese
Our Authentic Pastas – Serves 2
STEP 1: Choose from our selection of quality PASTAS:
PENNE, SPAGHETTINI, FETTUCCINE or RIGATONI
STEP 2: Choose Your Sauce
TOMATO SAUCE Homemade, just like Nonna’s
ARRABIATA Spicy Banana Peppers & Chili Flakes in Tomato Sauce
GARLIC & OLIVE OIL A blend of spices, fresh garlic & Extra Virgin Olive Oil
MEAT SAUCE Ground Beef simmered in our house sauce
ALFREDO Rich & Creamy with Parmigiano Cheese
VODKA Homemade Tomato Cream Sauce with a touch of Vodka
STEP 3: ADD ON TO ANY PASTA – EXTRA
CHOOSE ANY 2 VEGGIES
SPICY SLICED ITALIAN SAUSAGE
CHICKEN HAND CUT
MILK FED BREADED VEAL
Our Signature Pastas – Serves 2
*THESE DISHES ARE SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF TOMATO OR ARRABIATA SAUCE.
FOR MEAT SAUCE, ALFREDO OR VODKA SAUCE – EXTRA
LASAGNA – Layers of fresh pasta with our house Tomato Sauce, freshly sauteed ground beef, Parmesan & Mozzarella cheeses, oven baked & topped off with more mozzarella cheese
GNOCCHI* – Homemade Potato Dumplings
Our Classic Mains
All of DANTE’S MAINS served with your choice of ONE SIDE: Veggies, Rapini or Oven Roasted Seasoned Potato Wedges
DANTE’S FIESTA – NONNA APPROVED
Spicy Italian Sausage, Meatballs, Pan-Fried Milk Fed Breaded Veal cooked in Tomato Sauce with Red Pepper, Mushroom, Onion & Mozzarella Cheese
Pan-Fried Milk Fed Breaded Veal cooked in Tomato Sauce with Red Pepper, Mushroom, Onion & Mozzarella Cheese
CHICKEN CACCIATORE AL FORNO
Hand Cut Chicken Breast cooked in Tomato Sauce with Red Pepper, Mushroom, Onion & Mozzarella Cheese
SAN PELLEGRINO (250ML)
CRÈME BRÛLÉE CHEESE CAKE
Rich vanilla bean infused cheese cake which is bruleed on top and coated in a caramel glaze
THREE LAYER CHOCOLATE CAKE
Moist on the inside, filled and topped with homemade icing
8700 Dufferin Street, Unit 18
(in The Green Park Corporate Plaza)
905.881.1070 or 905.761.1115