The Most Romantic Restaurants In Toronto

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Katherine Palumbo

Looking for an amorous spot to romance your loved one (or hope-to-be loved one) in Toronto? You’ll have plenty of restaurants to choose from in this cosmopolitan Canadian city; but we list our top picks for the most romantic night out possible.

Auberge du Pommier

Auberge du Pommier, is an exquisite French restaurant that offers modern cuisine, impeccable service and an impressive 500 label wine selection. Diners can enjoy a romantic evening by the cozy wood-burning fireplaces in winter and on the lush, floral terraces in the summer.

La Maquette

La Maquette has been voted the most romantic restaurant in Toronto numerous times due to its prize-winning architecture and its beautiful waterfall in the Sculpture Garden. There is also an indoor garden referred to as ‘the solarium’ as well as fireplaces on both levels. Due to La Maquette’s tantalizing menu and overall ambience, this restaurant has seen its fair share of proposals.

Cluny Bistro

Cluny Bistro has won a clutch of awards, and its acknowledgements are well deserved. The restaurant itself is as stunning as its menu is impressive, offering all the classics as well as an extensive list of modern classic and innovative cocktails.

GEORGE Restaurant

GEORGE Restaurant offers a range of options on its seasonal lunch and dinner menus; guests can choose from an à la carte tasting or GEORGE’s signature Chef’s Choice, a three- or four-course lunch or five-, seven- and ten-course dinner options.

Pure Spirits Oyster Bar & Grill

Think of a ‘romantic’ food and most people think of oysters, and Pure Spirits Oyster Bar & Grill in the Distillery District specializes in this well-known aphrodisiac. Believed to be one of the best places in the city for seafood, it is also popular for its history and elegant ambience. In addition to the vast selection of oysters, there are plenty of delicious options, such as mussels, lobster and halibut and a long cocktail menu made with premium spirits.

360 Restaurant

The 360 Restaurant is one of Toronto’s finest restaurants and features unforgettable Canadian cuisine combined with an outstanding view of the city from a height of 1,150 feet. The restaurant’s combination of low lighting, outstanding views, delicious local foods, and an extensive wine list mean that it should be high on everyone’s list for a romantic evening.

Lolita’s Lust Restaurant & Bar

Lolita’s Lust Restaurant & Bar is a Bohemian destination that serves an eclectic, Mediterranean-inspired menu, along with a modern cocktail list. This upscale and cozy restaurant offers a delightful range of fish and meat dishes from around the globe, on a menu that is 70 percent gluten free.

Keg Mansion

The Keg Mansion is rich in history and is still a prominent downtown heritage building. Look through the restaurant martini menu while deciding on your main course. The interior is full of fireplaces, geometric tiles, high ceilings, chandeliers, arched doorways, and luxurious drapery. This ain’t your regular Keg joint.

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