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!
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.
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.
One thing that this coffee-house is clearly extremely proud of is its hospitality & customer service; with good reason, too. It regularly features in local magazines' lists of the best coffee joints in Toronto. The varied coffees on the menu are accompanied by an assortment of baked goods & sandwiches, made from fresh produce and approved even by lovers of all things organic. Jimmy's Coffee also aims to give a boost to the local art-scene by exhibiting works by local artists on its walls.
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.
Located in Yorkville, Kasa Moto offers modern, inventive Japanese fare in a thoroughly serene setting. The two-story building contains both a lounge and a beautiful rooftop patio where you can enjoy specialties that range from cold plates like tuna tataki and ceviche salad to hot favorites like edamame and rock shrimp tempura. Other options include treats like divinely plated sushi and sashimi platters, maki, and large plates consisting of grilled Japanese specialties. Swing by for a tasty bite!
Located next to The Hazelton Hotel 'ONE' Restaurant is another successful culinary endeavor in Chef Mark McEwan's kitty. The rich wood flooring, smoked glass, cowhide mirror paneling, and the elegantly striped tiger-eye onyx create an interesting and contemporary ambiance for fine dining. Diners savor the exotic European, Italian and French delicacies with the extensive wine list served here. But the most ideal way to relax, here, is to lounge in the largest street level patios as you indulge in people-watching.
Le Paradis is a charming restaurant in the neighborhood of Yorkville. Its brick walls decked with poster art, checkered-tile floor, dim light and hanging plants in various areas give a warmth to this French bistro-brasserie. Always brimming with patrons, their menu daily changes yet is delightful to the palate. Check out the chalkboard for daily specials. These include dishes like Crispy Frog’s Legs, Escargots à la Bourguignone (snails with smoked pork belly, herb butter and white wine), Pan-seared Atlantic Salmon and Osso Bucco à la Milanaise. Complement your meal with wine.