Dark interiors, country style décor, low lighting, a huge crowd and live music greet you as you enter the portals of The Dakota Tavern. Gorge on lip smacking mac and cheese, crunchy red cabbage, spiced nuts and cherry tomato salad, and fish served on tacos with cabbage and lime, as you listen to some fine country music. On their famous brunch days, your platter is lined up with unlimited food: cheese, steak, bacon, eggs, juice, coffee, pancakes among other goodies, that you can wash down with a mug of chilled beer. This is a good place to meet new people, groove to good music and have a filling meal.
Located on the Queen Street West in Chinatown, Banh Mi Boys' popularity relies solely on the select Korean and Vietnamese delicacies that are served at a considerably lower price. This small, crammed shop is a great place to start off on the East-Asian culinary route as it offers tastefully prepared lemongrass tofu, traditional five spice pork belly sandwich and steamed bao. The flavors are authentic and the preparations never fail to impressing even the most discerning foodie.
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.
The food served at the Stockyards is so delicious that will make you fall in love with it. They offer delicious comfort food which is prepared using traditional techniques. The decor here is very rustic and food is served in cast iron pans. If you visit them for breakfast you have to try their delicious Waffle Chicken, which is a rare combination of sweet waffles clubbed with marinated chicken served with sauces. For lunch try some of their traditional BBQ specials along with braised pork and fries. The Stockyards is a meat lovers heaven, vegetarians should probably leave this one out!
Odd Seoul, as the name suggests is a Korean cuisine restaurant with an understated decor. Their food, however is absolutely delicious and includes dishes such as deviled eggs, bulgogi cheesesteak, pork neck and avocado slaw, along with an interesting range of cocktails. One will often find old school hip-hop playing in the restaurant to add to the overall relaxed vibe. The staff is very friendly and helpful; however the restaurant is small and it is advisable that you make a reservation.
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.
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.
Alaska roll, Salmon Avocado, Maki Dinner, Scallop Rolls, Rainbow Rolls, Tempura and more! Order anything at Wow! Sushi and you will agree that the restaurant is rightly named. The staff here is courteous and friendly, they will try their best to customize orders if needed. Dishes are served with soups and salads, packed with flavors and the portions are quite decent. It is also a great place to take-out food to enjoy it in the comforts of your home, hotel room or office. They serve a variety of specials at reasonable prices, which makes them a sought after sushi restaurant in the city. Wow! Sushi gives you a perfect sushi experience.
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.
Kothur Indian Cuisine is a relaxed and comfortable restaurant serving delicious Indian Cuisine. The food is authentic and maintains all the flavors and taste of the Indian specialties. The menu is extensive and offers specials, appetizers, entrees and rice preparations. Kids can enjoy a meal here as well as there is a special section in the menu for them. With spacious seating and attentive service, this restaurant is perfect to enjoy a good meal with your family.
Nestled within the opulent Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Café Boulud is certainly a renowned dining establishment. Under the guidance and supervision of chef Daniel Boulud, this cafe perfectly blends traditional French recipes with a contemporary twist. With rare reviews, accolades and of course the privileged Michelin star, it has made its mark in Toronto. Though the menu is basically inspired from the flavorful French cuisine, the influence of global culinary trends do reflect on its menu. And, if its French, there ought to be wines that are excellent and perfectly paired with the delicacies. If you want to make a good impression on your date or have an important business luncheon, Café Boulud perfectly serves the purpose.