Restaurants in Toronto


restaurants in toronto
Thanks to the multicultural make-up of this vast city, Toronto has over 10,000 eateries offering a multitude of different cuisines.

World-class restaurants abound in Toronto, with different cuisines scattered around town. College Street offers some of the city's best Italian restaurants and trattorias, and Greek food is best enjoyed in the Danforth area.

Authentic Chinese restaurants are located in Chinatown around Dundas Street and Spadina Avenue, and also north of downtown in Markham. Gerrard Street is a great option if you're looking for Indian cuisine.

Expats should also be sure to watch out for the many food festivals popping up around the city. Toronto does a Summerlicious and Winterlicious prix fixe event each year, which many restaurants participate in. It’s an excellent way for those on a budget to try some of the city's finer dining establishments.

It is customary to tip 15 percent for good service in restaurants in Toronto. 

Recommended restaurants in Toronto


Address: 328 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3T4
Sen5es, as the name implies, is a stylish restaurant that aims to combine taste, sight, smell, touch and sound all in one experience. Expect high-end delicacies and unique, palate-pleasing combinations of flavours with presentation meant to make the customer's eyes pop. 

Lai Wah Heen
Address: 108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON M5G 1R3
For a Toronto restaurant serving exquisite Cantonese cuisine in a sophisticated setting, check out the Lai Wah Heen. Be sure to try their unique high-end take on dim sum, a feat praised by reputable establishments like The New York Times and Gourmet Magazine. The overall treat at this fine eatery is experience both the food and the culture of this gastronomically fascinating region of the world.

North 44
Address: 2537 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4P 2H7
North 44 is one of the city’s most refined restaurants with a stylish interior, fantastic cuisine and flawless service. The menu features a wide variety of high-end dishes, from refreshing appetisers to world-class mains. All come from the mind of Indian-born head chef Sash Simpson, chief architect of this fine dining extravaganza.

360 Revolving Restaurant
Address: 01 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6
The rotating restaurant at the top of the CN Tower has the distinction of having the world’s highest wine cellar, and it’s a well-stocked one at that. It has the pleasure of housing over 550 international and Canadian wines. Its floor-to-ceiling windows provide an extraordinary view of the city and it has a menu to match that features fresh, local ingredients and traditional Canadian fare.

Bangkok Garden

Address: 18 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1G7
Bangkok Garden is a mainstay in Toronto, having been open since 1982 and being one of the first restaurants here to offer authentic Thai food. Menu favourites include lemon seafood soup, spicy red beef curry and toasted cashew chicken. Those who are very adventurous should try the Devil’s Dare. Just a quick walk from Eaton Centre, Ryerston University and the subway, this Toronto institution is perfectly placed to satisfy your cravings.

Address: 66 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6
Located on the 54th floor of the TD Bank Tower, Canoe is a trendy, understated restaurant with a truly amazing view. Grab drinks on the patio, try out their raw bar offerings, or browse the dinner menu. Canoe is also flexible enough to be a great venue for a business dinner, a girls' or guys' night out, or a romantic evening with that special someone. A unique culinary experience, every dish delivers a clean and refined take on modern food.

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