Located on the 54th floor of the TD Bank Tower, Canoe Restaurant is often regarded as on of the best restaurants in the city. The décor is simple yet elegant, exuding a swanky and luxurious feel. The food can be described as regional Canadian, with a touch of international inspiration. The bar boasts a variety of fine wines from around the globe and a cheery cocktail menu. Owing to its location, the restaurant affords delightful views of Toronto's skyline. Not only can guests enjoy a gastronomic journey like no other but can also do so while basking in the picturesque panorama.
You can't top the truly astonishing panorama here. Gently revolving about two-thirds of the way up the CN Tower, you can enjoy breathtaking views and award-winning cuisine at 1,151 feet (351 metres). Add flawless service and you can understand why 360 Restaurant is booked weeks in advance. Canadian influences dominate the menu with choices such as Roast Rack of Lamb with Braised Leeks and Pork Chops in Smoked Barbecue Sauce. You can also choose from over 400 varieties of wine to complement this lavish fare.
Set in a historic 1860 house, this classy yet casual steakhouse serves as an eclectic dining spot for families, sports fans, athletes and CEOs. The decor matches the ambiance with a wooden bar and paneling, as well as dark, wine colored accents, topped off by impeccable service. Specialties of the house include Rib and Salmon Steaks. A late-night menu features delicacies such as Cheese Fondue, Baked Alaska, Grand Marnier Soufflé and Crepes Suzette. Wine lovers can choose from rows upon rows of finely aged wines from all around the world. Overall, Barberian's reputation echoes throughout the city and is the prime choice for a fantastic steak any time of the year.
Located near the posh Yorkville area, close to the Four Seasons and Park Hyatt hotels, this upscale Italian restaurant offers classic food in a warm, intimate setting. The most popular dishes at Trattoria Sotto Sotto, range from pastas and veal to fresh fish and seafood. Among the specialties are Mista, Grilled Fish and Shrimp and Pasta with Wild Mushrooms. An extensive wine list includes selections from Italy and California. Celebrities often frequent this hot spot, so bring your autograph book.
This upscale French-Canadian eatery in the posh Yorkville area draws crowds for the usual reasons – great food, service and ambiance. But you might get a bonus chance to catch a glimpse of celebs like Mick Jagger, Charles Bronson and Sylvester Stallone. Included under the same roof is the bistro, with live jazz. Dishes range from Butter Poached Monkfish Fillet and Roasted Normandie Duck Breast to Veal Sweetbread Medallions. The wine list features more than 100 selections.
Richmond Station is a classy venue to have a meal on a special occasion with family, friends or someone special. The restaurant excels in Canadian cuisine, artfully serving a mix of contemporary creations made with local ingredients. Dishes on their menu include charcuterie, beef carpaccio, fennel and potato pierogies, chilled corn soup and a lot more. One will also find their daily menu on their chalkboard, in addition to their à la carte menu. The desserts here are quite noteworthy as well.
With French inspired menu and a casual bistro vibe, Le Swan is an easygoing place for a quiet dinner. Wooden furnished interiors with hints of French decor through swan paintings and flowering plants, the diner offers a variety of delicacies. From French Onion Soup to diner specialties like Steak on food menu, it also offers a wide range of wine to go with the delights. An ideal spot for relishing a filling meal, Le Swan is a perfect melange of French and global cuisine.
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 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.
Located on the east side of King Street, this coffee house serves aromatic coffee and culinary delights, making it very popular around town. Rooster Coffee House has a wide menu offering sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps, baked food and beverages like latte, espresso and juices. Quaint interiors give it a very cozy and comfortable feel, making it an ideal place to grab a cup of coffee with your group of friends and loved ones. Take a break, and visit Rooster Coffee House, when in Toronto.
Pai Northern Thai Kitchen, is a family run restaurant known to cook authentic Asian cuisine with a traditional touch. The restaurant has also been featured in Now magazine for being one of the best restaurants in Toronto. Some of the specialties prepared here are Kung Tawt, Thai Fried Rice and Panang Beef Curry. A must try for trying out some of the best Thai cuisine, prepared by chef Nuit, who left her profession as a nurse to become a great chef here.
Byblos is an authentic Mediterranean restaurant in Toronto. The place has a classy ambiance with elegant furnishing and appropriate lighting to complement. Their cooking is a blend of traditional and modern ways and their preparations are delectable served in an enticing manner. Labneh, Braised Lamb and Black Truffle Rice are some of the popular items from their extensive menu. They have a great wine list to complement the fare and is an ideal place for a romantic dinner.