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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 impress even the most discerning foodie.
Baretto Caffe is a lovely cafe serving a wide range of coffee, tea and other beverages along with a delicious Italian food menu. Specializing in customized lattes and cappucinos, the quirky designs of every coffee are worthy of admiration. Treat yourself to some delicious pizzas, pasta and paninis, filled with authentic Italian flavor. A must-visit, the place is lovely for a cozy coffee time.
Voted as one of the top ten Toronto restaurants by Tripadvisor reviews, New Orleans Seafood & Steakhouse is a classy Cajun-inspired restaurant. Meat and fish items which are typically found in New Orleans are served in an elegant dining space which ornamental trees and photographs and paintings of famous New Orleans musicians on the walls. Try out their delicious options like seafood gumbo, shrimp cocktail, Cajun-style mussels, Angus beef steak and fish of the day dishes. They also have a number of internationally-sourced wine options.
If you're a vegan and wish to try tasty Caribbean bites, consider heading over to the quirky and quaint Veggie D'Light. Known for serving tasty vegan and vegetarian delicacies, this place is known for being a takeaway joint.Veggie D'Light also prepares a menu based on your preferenace for small special group events or birthday parties. Multigrain Porridge, French Toast and Flappin Jack are some of the foods that make up the breakfast specials.Curry Supreme, Breaded Grilled Tofu or Sizzling Samosas are some of the classic favorites recommended. There's a special kid's menu that is specifically prepared for children. If you don't wish to cook for a day, then do go in for a yummy and healthy vegan/vegetarian wholesome meal.
Founded in the year of May 2014, Mamajoun is an Armenian pizzeria and if you have never had Armenian pizza then you should give them a try. Mamajoun’s mission is to provide locals with fresh healthy and innovative fast food options using only the best natural ingredients. They specialize in Mediterranean flat-breads, baked goods and offer a variety of pizzas. The must try is the 'Lahmajoun', an Armenian Pizza, a thin crust topped with minced meat, vegetables and Mediterranean herbs. If you are looking for non-meat and dairy free meals, then try out their vegan options (sandwiches) too.
Tucked away into a hidden alcove of Mount Pleasant Street, Yukashi Japanese Cuisine features just that: an assortment of Japanese delicacies cooked to perfection with a flourish which leaves guests dazzled. A remarkable addition to the slew of omakase restaurants dotting Toronto's lively streets and corners, this establishment has been receiving rave reviews for its succulent dishes packed with tantalizing seasonings and flavors. The interior is equal parts quirky and rustic, complete with exposed bamboo paneling and comfortable wooden tables. You can also opt to grab a seat at the counter and watch the magic unfold right before your eyes. Paired with tasteful variations of sake, the food here is a fantastic blend of traditional and contemporary, making Yukashi one of the best fine dining restaurants in the area!