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.
As its name suggests, this restaurant is known for its incredible city view. Located on the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre, this exclusive dining spot caters to the business and hotel crowd who don't mind paying extra for the experience. Two patios on both sides of the restaurant provide one with a seat above the hustle of Bloor and Bay Streets. The menu is a pricey selection of high-scale appetizers, including standard offerings as Spring Rolls to the more bizarre Ostrich Fillet with Kiwi Chutney.
Tucked away just south of Yonge and Bloor, this cozy café is the perfect spot for a romantic candlelit dinner or late-night after-club bite. Open 24/7, 7's three floors offer an intimate ambiance surrounded by hues of reds and charming exposed-brick walls. The Mediterranean-style menu features meal-sized salads, gourmet pizzas and hearty pastas. If you're looking to snack, pick on the classic Bruschetta or nibble away at the Antipasto appetizer. Don't leave without ordering the divine Caramel Cheesecake, a dessert sure to melt in your mouth as you lick your fork for more.
Aji Sai Plus Resto Lounge is a Japanese tapas restaurant that is a blend of the traditional and modern. Their bar has a nice range of authentic sake, sake infused martinis, fine spirits, wines and beers. Their oyster bar features fresh oysters from the east as well as the west coast. Savor their BBQ Squid, Deep Fried Octopus (Takoyaki), Grilled Lobster, Beef Tataki Roll, Volcano Scallop Sushi and Stir-Fried Beef Udon. It is a nice spot to hangout with friends and sway to live DJ beats.
Carole's Cheesecake Cafe as the name suggests is frequented for their delicious cheesecakes. Their cheesecakes are soft, fresh, creamy with a crumbly crust that will instantly melt in your mouth and then melt your heart. They have a rainbow of cheesecakes to offer but some of the show-stoppers here are the classic Lemon Cheesecake, Taffy Apple, New York Naked, Pistachio and Triple Chocolate. If you try one you will be tempted to try another, then another and then more and more. Their prices are as friendly as their staff, which makes the place worth several visits. The place also serves sandwiches, salads and more.
It is hard to determine whether its classy decor or prompt service, what impresses patrons dining at Crown Princess Fine Dining. This fine dining restaurant redefines lavishness and boasts of an elegant decor that leaves you awe-struck. While the ambiance does make a statement, Crown Princess does not simply rely on it, but ensures that its service complements this elegance. Exquisite Chinese and Cantonese dishes that are prepared and dressed elaborately are served with a smile. Right from the starters to the desserts, everything is freshly prepared with authentic ingredients and traditional recipes. A business luncheon or a romantic dinner, Crown Princess Fine Dining will impress all.