Scaramouche is among the most sophisticated restaurants in Toronto. Located in an upscale apartment building, the restaurant may be hard to find but you'll be rewarded with a stunning view of Toronto's skyline. Scaramouche only serves the finest and freshest ingredients and combines classic and unusual ingredients to make memorable meals. You can eat in the romantic Dining Room or enjoy casual upscale elegance and dine in the Pasta Bar & Grill Room. Scaramouche ensures that every detail is perfect and the staff is courteous and attentive. Featuring some tasty contemporary, guest will be spoilt for choice with the array of delicacies on offer. The restaurant has a wide selection of wines so you can pair the perfect drink with your 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.
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 occasional or 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. Reservations are recommended.
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.
A haven for hardcore carnivores, Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse is one of the finest restaurants, to serve deliciously handcrafted steaks. Located in the Fashion District, this lovey steakhouse, also doubles as a piano bar, where you can sit for hours and listen to the pianist play. Offering a lavish ambiance and courteous service, the restaurant serves an eclectic menu of meats, which are sourced from the best possible places. Eclectic and divine, the menu consists of a wide range of dishes, to please everyone's palette. Opt to try the Kurobuta Pork Ribeye, Dungeness Crab Salad, Beef Tartar and Seafood Tower, which promises to be as awesome as the list of house-aged steaks. The delicious desserts on offer include Monkey Bread, Pumpkin Cheesecake and the divine 12 Layer Chocolate Cake. Reserve a table for that special occasion, and allow the team at Jacob's to take you on an unforgettable gastronomical journey.
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.
Charbol is a romantic French restaurant offering a limited menu for lunch and dinner. The menu consists of small plates, cheese boards, salads, main course items, dessert and gratin. Some delicious items that need to be tasted here are Pork Liver Mousse with toast and Pickled Turnip, Tartine of rabbit with Braised Endive or salad such as Roasted Squash with Frisee, Shallot, Tarragon and Champagne Vinaigrette. Dessert includes Creme Brulee and Marquise de Chocolate. The ambiance is mostly decorated in white and has an outdoor seating arrangement.
Hair of the Dog has been rated as one of the top restaurants in Toronto for alfresco dining. Besides its patio, it has also won accolades for being a romantic date spot and a popular pub near Downtown Toronto. This pub is situated at the corner of Church and Wood Streets in an old building dating back to 1954. The thick ivy-laden façade rises over the patio, which is a cozy spot even in the midst of busy Downtown. The patio is covered with a large awning and separated from the street by a gray balustrade and black gate. The secluded and quaint nature of the restaurant makes it a top choice for couples. It is most popular for fruity cocktails and weekend brunch.
Located in Rosedale on Yonge street north of Davenport, this diner has remained a neighborhood favourite for 20 years. The secret is an eclectic menu, generous portions, and cheerful service that attracts locals and out-of-towners. The menu ranges from genuine Israeli to Cal-Ital. Starters include Calamari Piccante with lemon and caper aioli, while dinner main courses are headed by a renowned Grilled Certified Angus Striploin. Brunch, served on weekends, is a house specialty. Six wines by the glass include a 1997 Tortoise Creek Syrah. See website for more.