Olio-A Mediterranean Grille is located inside Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel. Take a culinary trip of Spain, Morocco, Italy, France and Greece through the inspired menu created by acclaimed Chef Michael Jensen. Using only organic, regional and seasonal ingredients, it includes dishes like Crisp Fried Calamari, Olio Signature Crab Cakes, Chicken and Brie Cheese Panini, Pan Roasted Fresh Catch, Olio Classic Beef, Spaghetti Olio, Spinach and Fire Roasted Tomato Tortilla, Steamed Mussels, Moroccan Spiced Slow Cooked Ontario Lamb with Dates, Braised Veal Osso Buco and Seafood, Chicken and Chorizo Paella. Round it off with desserts like Tiramisu, Crème Brulee Cheesecake and Orange Crème Brulee. Complement your meal with wine, cocktails and martinis. Done up in earthy tones, it features a modern fireplace which adds to the cozy ambiance of the restaurant.
Located in the heart of the city, Gabriel's serves authentic Italian dishes as well as a number of seafood and steak options. The kitchen, which is run by chef Bill Bountas, who is also the owner of the restaurant, produces a number of delicious and flavorful meals. There is also an extensive wine menu to choose from to go along with your food. Aside from the food, the well-maintained pool tables also draw in a number of people.
In a neighborhood with no shortage of hip restaurants and watering holes, The Dock Ellis is an unpretentious sports bar that offers fans some of the best draught beers with reasonably priced gastropub fare. If you’re planning a fun night out or just want to unwind and cheer your team, The Dock Ellis is the ideal casual hangout space with its large TV screens, communal tables, friendly service and gaming options at the back (pool tables and foosball).
Serving chilled beer and warm food to the people of Toronto since 1927, Monarch Tavern can be aptly called as Toronto's own happy place. Serving draft beer and variety of whiskey along with delicious small plates has made this a popular hangout spot in the vicinity. People in the neighborhood celebrate their happiness and wash away their sadness by sipping their favorite drink from this amazing bar. People in the neighborhood also have chosen this bar as their choice of venue for celebrating important events in their lives like birthdays and anniversaries amongst many others. The small stage at this venue plays host to big local events like concerts, burlesque and karaoke nights every week keeping the patrons entertained. Monarch Tavern is the perfect fun destination and a must visit while in the neighborhood.
Located in a century-old building, this combination restaurant/live music venue provides food and spirits both for the body and the soul. Folks also come to C'est What for the myriad locally brewed beers on tap, along with whiskey, wine and tequila tastings. There are two sides to the restaurant and brew pub, with two separate entrances. The eclectic menu has a wide range of dishes to offer.
Located in the gay district of Church and Wellesley, this bar is for those who prefer blue chalk and nine-ball to the bright lights and late-night rhythms of the local dance clubs. An after-work spot for men and women, gay or straight, the only prerequisite is the ability to shoot a good game of pool. And even if you don't, there's plenty more to do here: darts, dancing, drinking, pinball, television nights and more. Easily accessed by public transit or taxi from any downtown hotel, this pool hall is just two blocks north of famed Maple Leaf Gardens. See website for photos, event schedule and more.
Burgundy's offers a lavish ambience replete with peach walls adorned with attractive frames, a bar full of polished counters and sparkling liquor bottles. This bar is always bubbling with energy and excitement and offers a plethora of entertainment options such as pool tables and more than 10 high-definition television screens. Guests can start their meal with appetizers such as Kofta or Sultani Kabob, Tempura Calamari, Cajun Nachos Supreme and Five Spice Sweet Potatoes. Do not miss the Singapore Sling cocktail with triple sec, gin, cherry brandy, grenadine, orange and lemon juice. Customers can also unwind with Yellowtail Red Wine, chilled Strawberry Daiquiri, Mint Chocolate Martini and Melon Ball Shooter.
With high backed, plush red couches, burgundy wallpaper, pool tables, dartboards, soccer on the "telly" and types of draft beer, there's no mistaking the authenticity of this pub at the Yonge-Bloor cross downtown. There is live music every Saturday night and a weekly dart league for those whose aim is true. The traditional British cuisine is augmented with some creative Euro-twists. Tandoori chicken breast and hummus tapas are offered alongside the more conventional orders of fish and chips, steak and mushroom pie, and Irish stew.
The Artful Dodger is a perfect place to down a few beers with friends. The pub has a respectable number of beers on tap and serves scrumptious bar snacks to complement your drink. You can sit at the front patio of the bar, which is perfect for people watching. There is an extended patio at the rear end of the bar as well, here they have a juke box and a pool table. They will make you a good pulled pork sandwich or a meaty burger, yet if you are unable to decide on the food you can try their daily combo. Their portions and pours are quite generous and the ambiance is cozy and rustic, which is why the place is usually packed by late evenings.
The Churchmouse is part of the Firkin Group of Pubs, which boasts of multiple locations in Europe and North America. This branch offers a classy ambience where guests can spend a leisurely afternoon playing pool, watching games on their television screens or enjoying their craft brews, seated in an atmosphere reminiscent of a retro bar. Try the Barking Squirrel Amber Lager, with its interplay of sweet and bitter flavors, the medium-dry Butler's Pale Ale or the classic French beer Kronenbourg 1664. Guests can also relish light snacks such as French Onion Soup, Crispy Fish Tacos, Beef Sliders and Cider-Glazed Chicken Salad to accompany their premium brews.
This bar is located in the happening area of Toronto. It has a spacious sports lounge, six British style pubs, three kitchens, five multi-level patios, pool tables and 150 draft taps! Oh, did we forget to mention the three giant screens and 50 TV sets all over the place? Madison Avenue Pub can cater to about 2000 guests and even offers live entertainment on the weekends. Now do you realize why it ranks amongst the best bars in the world?