Restaurants

Top Choice Asian in Toronto

Lee

Truly a feast for the senses, dinner at acclaimed cuisinier Susur Lee's self-titled flagship restaurant is an experience best shared. Slick servers assist in navigating the artisan selection of east-meets-west Asian…
Top Choice International in Toronto

Richmond Station

Reservations are strongly advised at this busy and uncomplicated restaurant, brainchild of celebrity Top Chef Canada winner, Carl Heinrich. Dishes are 'ingredient focused and technique driven.' Try the excellent chu…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Toronto

Kekou Gelato House

Whiskey, black sesame or oolong tea. No not cocktails, but excellent, Asian-inspired ice creams. The delicious flavors are not overly sweet or artificial, and the ginger and dark chocolate dairy free is the punchies…
Top Choice Pub Food in Toronto

Hair of the Dog

At its best in the warmer months when two levels of shaded patios spring to life with a mixed gay/straight crowd, this chilled puppy is delightfully less mainstream than its Village neighbors a few blocks north. Equ…
Top Choice Fusion in Toronto

Union

This dandy little hipster kitchen serves a delicious fusion of French- and Italian-inspired dishes which it touts as 'simple done right,' though you could argue that pickled swordfish with snow crab isn't simple. Fo…
Top Choice Pub Food in Toronto

Allen's

Featuring one of the city's nicest patio dining areas (in warmer months), Allen's is more than just a pub, although it is a great place for lovers of Irish music and dance. The seasonal menu has hearty, sophisticate…
Top Choice Hungarian in Toronto

Country Style Hungarian Restaurant

This delightful Hungarian diner, with its checkered tablecloths and friendly family staff, hasn't changed a bit in at least a generation. The variety of enormous breaded schnitzels, cooked to crunchy perfection, are…
Top Choice Italian in Toronto

Trattoria Nervosa

In the heart of the fancy-pants Yorkville area, this restaurant is an attitude-free Italian oasis. The patio is a good corner from which to people-watch Toronto's well-heeled while digging into simple, excellent pas…
Top Choice Fusion in Toronto

Queen Mother Café

A Queen St institution, the Queen Mother is beloved for its cozy, dark wooden booths and excellent pan-Asian menu. Canadian comfort food is also on offer – try the Queen Mum burger. Check out the display of old stuf…
Thai in Toronto

Khao San Road

There is usually a line-up here for some of Toronto's best Thai food. Reservations aren't accepted. Granted, if you're a fan of Thai flavors, it can be worth the wait. Once inside, everything functions like a machin…