Established in 2009, Guu is an Izakaya styled restaurant and one of the best Asian restaurant in the city. Celebrating Japanese culture, the restaurant serves Izakaya style food and drinks. Traditional and authentic dishes include appetizers like Kurage - Marinated Jellyfish, Takowasabi - Marinated Octopus with wasabi stem, Grilled dishes like Karubi - Grilled beef short ribs with scallion sauce and noodle dishes like the tantalizing Kimchi Udon - Udon noodles with spicy cod roe, topped with kimchi. Make sure to ask and serve the 'Soup of the day', their delicious innovative chef's special soups are worth trying. Dessert options include cheesecakes, ice-creams, but try their 'Banana Tempera' - deep friend banana with coconut ice cream and chocolate & mango sauce! If you want to try something different for a change then this restaurant is worth a visit!
Black Camel is a good restaurant for an on-the-go meal that is healthy, filling and affordable at the same time. This restaurant serves some of the most amazing sandwiches in the city, and the reason why they probably have such a loyal fan following is that they pay attention to the diner's needs and personalize the order as per their preferences. Other dishes on the menu include chili and brisket along with a range of sauces and toppings to pick from. They do not have plebty of seating, but they do have a small patio area.
A lavish treat for all your senses, George Restaurant at Queen Street East is true delight in every possible way. Magnificent interiors are beautifully designed to suit and reflect the cuisine on offer. Serving contemporary Canadian dishes, George is quite famous when it comes to occasional or fine dining. A beautiful outdoor patio awaits for those who choose to dine amidst charming lights, greenery and open air. Impeccable service and fine quality food is served with much grace and elan, to take you on a memorable culinary adventure. Poached Shrimp and Tuna Tartare for starters, while Black Cod and Cornish Hen for mains are some dishes that you must try on your visit here. Also, don't forget to try their mouth-watering desserts like Chocolate Espresso Mousse, Coconut Banana Pie and Lemon Tart. To compliment these artistic dishes, are a range of handcrafted cocktails and high spirits to choose from. Reservations are recommended.
A no frill restaurant, Enoteca Sociale will amaze you, just with their gorgeous flavors and friendly service. Located at Dundas Street West, it is filled to capacity on most days. With minimal decor and a lively ambiance, Enoteca Sociale proves to be a good bet for casual meals with loved ones. While here, do give a try to their Gnocchi con ‘Nduja, Treviso Insalata, Cornish Hen alla Diavola and Albacore Tuna Conserva. A nice range of fine wines is also available to complement the delicious food on offer. Ask your server for the best pairing, and enjoy the goodness of Italian cuisine, right in the heart of Toronto. Reservations are recommended.
If the divine smell of tandoori dishes make you hungry, then you have to visit Banjara, the amazing Indian restaurant in the heart of Koreatown. Located just next to Christie Pits Park, this little eatery has a modest ambiance, which seems perfect for a casual meal, or a quick take-away. Specializing in making tandoori dishes, the restaurant features a all-you-can-eat menu of 20 dishes, which are absolutely mouth-watering. An al-a-carte option is also available, for those who like a bit of indulgence, when it comes to biryanis and fat-laden kulchas. While all their dishes are simply gorgeous, the ones that customers seem to love include, butter chicken, mango lassi, Lamb Roganjosh and Navratan Korma.
Your search for the perfect taco ends here. Seven Lives Tacos-Y-Mariscos is a small restaurant that serves some of the most amazing tacos you might have had in the city. Their fish tacos such as shrimp tacos and octopus tacos are heavenly, and come in humongous quantities. One can also order a refreshing beverage to go with the tacos. The staff is friendly and patient, and will even suggest things from the menu. The restaurant is very small, so it is advisable that you have take-out.
Constantine, situated inside The Anndore House, a 3-star hotel, is a restaurant serving a wide range of Greek and Mediterranean delicacies in a sophisticated setting. The menu curated by the culinary team under Chef Craig Harding is extensive and features something for everyone. Breakfast, brunch, dinner or after work drinks, no matter what you are looking for, Constantine is the place for you. While at this restaurant, you can ask for the chef's favorite pre-fixed menu or go for the a-la-carte option and fill your own plates with delicacies of your choice. An extensive selection of wine and cocktails top the list of amazing offerings at Constantine.
If you are in Toronto, looking for a wholesome meal to satisfy your large appetite, nothing could be better than Crêpes. To delve into the authentic French flavors of crepes, Crêpes à GoGo is the way to head. Here, delicious sandwiches and buckwheat crepes are served in a no-fuss cheerful ambiance. Swiss cheese, chocolates, eggs, smoked salmon, spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms you can have your crepe with savories of your choice. Bite into one and you would definitely return for more! Truly a place worth a visit.
The Croissant Tree is a spacious and clean cafe that is known for its flavorful coffee and perfectly baked croissants, among other things. The industrial interiors of this outlet give way to a rather cozy ambiance accentuated with large comfortable chairs, floor to ceiling windows, as well as the outdoor patio. In addition to croissants and coffee, this place also serves some great bites such as pasta, sandwiches, wraps and more.
Get whisked away to a southern Italian villa when you visit Cafe Nervosa, a quaint cafe-restaurant with a sidewalk patio and upstairs terrace. The space is reminiscent of a two-story Tuscan house that emanates aromas of authentic Italian cuisine. Start your meal with an Insalate or Antipasti, and find yourself appetizing on Ridicchio tossed with pears or Carpaccio drizzled in Truffle oil. Move on to pasta or pizza that includes a selection of fresh pastas and risotto. A favorite pizza dish is the Pecoraio; a bed of arugula, goat cheese, roasted peppers and prosciutto. And it wouldn't be Italian without vino. Choose from over 30 labels of reds and whites from vineyards in Ontario to New Zealand.
Located in the Yorkville district, this restaurant specializes in teppanyaki (Japanese entrees prepared at your table), providing the patron with both classic food and entertainment. Slices of Sirloin, parcels of pork and tidbits of Teriyaki are all created before your eyes in a culinary floor show. Best choices are the deluxe teppanyaki combination: sirloin, shrimp and chicken, or Rib-Eye Teriyaki and Lobster Tail. The restaurant's sister establishment, Fune, features a floating sushi bar.
Charbol is a romantic French restaurant offering a limited menu for lunch and dinner. The menu consists of small plates, cheese boards, salads, main course items, dessert and gratin. Some delicious items that need to be tasted here are Pork Liver Mousse with toast and Pickled Turnip, Tartine of rabbit with Braised Endive or salad such as Roasted Squash with Frisee, Shallot, Tarragon and Champagne Vinaigrette. Dessert includes Creme Brulee and Marquise de Chocolate. The ambiance is mostly decorated in white and has an outdoor seating arrangement.