3827 Bathurst St, Toronto, 416-631-6585

CUISINE: Italian

DRINKS: Full Bar

SERVING: Lunch & Dinner


NEIGHBORHOOD: Entertainment District

This popular eatery offers a menu of traditional Italian fare. Favorites include: Veal Scaloppini and Italian Ham pizza. Impressive wine list of over 500 labels.


In 1875 a Holy Island yawl was lost with five people on board. On 9 March 1895, a Holy Island fishing coble was wrecked and the four crewmen lost to the sea. One fascinating note in the records shows a ship called Bonaventure was wrecked in 1559. As records usually date back only as far as the early 1800s, why would the Bonaventure and the two French caravelles in 1462 be worthy of mention? There may be more to it than meets the eye. The rocks at Black Rock Point or Harkess Rocks drop onto sand and almost end at the low water mark so cannot really be classed as a dive site. Anyone wishing to catch a good flatfish for lunch could give this area a whirl, though, because I have seen many good plaice and flounders out on the sand, just off the rock ends. Just north of Black Rock Point lies the wide sand- and mud-covered tidal expanse of Budle Bay, famous for its wide variety of visiting wading birds. In the 19th century, Budle Bay used to have a busy little harbour, where sailing vessels loaded up with stone from the nearby quarries, but it is now silted up by the shifting sands and only navigable at high tide by small vessels with a shallow draft. Only having a few metres of water over it at high tide, the bay is now used by ski boats and windsurfers because of its sheltered position. The sand bar at the mouth of the bay has the wooden and steel spars and frames from five wrecks, which protrude from it at low tide.

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