About Insomnia 

Insomnia Trattoria has been a member of the food community in Guelph for over 20 years. Originally opened in 1994 as a small Italian cafe and deli, it has now grown into a favourite spot for lunch and dinner in central Guelph. 

We focus on simple, authentic Italian cuisine. We are a small group of foodies that are passionate about wine, food and providing exceptional customer service to our guests. We want you to feel at home in our restaurant and we can't wait for you to join our family!

After many years in the hospitality industry, I stumbled upon this little hidden gem. I fell in love with Insomnia Trattoria almost two years ago and was fortunate to become part of the family as a server and manager.


In March 2019, an amazing opportunity was presented and I became the new owner of Insomnia Trattoria. I am so excited to continue on this amazing restaurant and look forward to many years of great food and wine! 

-Allison Ballantyne