Five Great Restaurants in Toronto

Toronto on the horizon
Photo courtesy of Berkay Gumustekin

As someone who appreciates good food, wine, and great ambience, it is only right for you to explore different restaurants for delightful experiences. If you are a food lover living in Toronto or planning to visit the Canadian city, there are some restaurant which you simply must visit. Whether it’s for a celebration or a simple night out, these restaurants guarantee a great meal.

Auberge du Pommier

Are you a lover of contemporary French cuisine? Would like a grand taste of it? Auberge du Pommier is a French restaurant in Toronto where you can experience French food at its finest. The restaurant has a homey and cozy theme with a floral terrace and wood burning fireplaces. Hand-cut beef tartare, lobster square bisque, cote de boeuf and lavender glazed duck breast are a few of the highlights. For dessert at Auberge du Pommier, you can enjoy the coconut bomber and white chocolate, yoghurt sherbet, celeriac mousseline, hibiscus streusel, elderflower and apple bavarois. We recommend arriving with empty stomach so you can get a taste of everything!

BlueBlood Steakhouse

This steakhouse located in Casa Loma is a must visit in Toronto. The restaurant has a classic yet modern vibe. If you appreciate good art, you can find contemporary art pieces displayed on the walls. Blueblood Steakhouse offers both international steak cuisines and traditional Canadian steak. You can enjoy Japanese filet or Canadian center cut filet. Steaks are served with quail egg and sautéed spinach and other mouthwatering side dishes.

Piano Piano

Italian food is always a safe bet, but Piano Piano goes above and beyond. Enjoy wood-fired pizzas, calamari fritti and mushrooms, freshly made pasta with spinach, ricotta, parmigiano and brown butter in a beautifully designed setting. Piano Piano’s five-star menu is certainly the highlight, but the décor is also not to be missed. You are guaranteed a great night, just try not to lick the plate.

Colette Grande Café

This Toronto based café takes on a nice French style. You can visit Colette Grand Café for lunch, weekend brunch and dinner. The dinner menu boasts mushroom tartine, french onion soup, soy glazed chicken, duck a l’orange and moules frites, among other mouthwatering dishes. Check out Colette Grand Café’s lounge and a library while you have a cocktail and wait for your table.

Nota Bene

At Nota Bene, you can enjoy traditional Canadian dishes such as Fogo Island prawn salad, harvest salad, ribsteak and Quebec duck confit. For entertainment, Nota Bene has a special treat from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm where you can enjoy performances at Four Seasons Center while dining.

With so many different cultures in Toronto, the amount of amazing food is endless, and there are new restaurants opening regularly. Check out some of our top picks and keep your eye here for regular updates on the best of the city.