Toronto restaurants

Top Choice Asian in Entertainment & Financial Districts

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 Entertainment & Financial Districts

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 Kensington Market & Chinatown

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 Downtown Yonge

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's West End

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 East Toronto & Rosedale

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 Yorkville & the Annex

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 Yorkville & the Annex

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 Kensington Market & Chinatown

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…
Pub Food in Toronto's West End

Commoner

The Commoner is a stunning upscale pub restaurant in Roncesvalles Village. Lush jewel tones and antique pieces fill the massive yet welcoming space, and the patio is great for sipping craft beer or cocktails on warm…