Both feature laid-back lunches like quinoa mac and cheese, wraps and a whack of vegan banh mi options. This restaurant is reservation-only and only has one table. Not only is it a delicious spot to eat at, but you can also linger here with post-dinner cocktails and desserts. Cozy up by the fireplace with a book and order yourself a clever, well-crafted cocktail. The staples Toronto vegans have been thriving on for years — smoothies and green goddess bowls, wraps stuffed with tofu steaks and faux bacon, even roundly praised quinoa-crusted onion rings — are ever-present on the menu, but the already vast selection has stretched to reflect current trends, with items like squash tacos and cold-pressed juices.
Sommelier Lauren Hall has curated an international wine list thicker than a novella. W Don't get invited to house parties because you don't have any friends? From February 12th-14th, diners can enjoy the Valentine-inspired prix fixe menu, which features spicy chitarra noodle, squash salad, and dry-aged sirloin. Plop down for a game of chess and warm up. Head upstairs once you order to one of the tables tucked away on the second floor. We offer a Dinner Menu Consisting of starters, 4 course Tasting and a la Carte Menu, based on local ingredients, seasonality and proximity with an option for wine pairing. Julie's Cuban Restaurant Decked out in colourful lights and bright decorative touches, an evening inside Julie's is casual and friendly — like you've stumbled into a neighbourhood pub that's been transformed into an intimate Cuban café. Gamey lamb shoulder is slow-roasted for four hours, then cubed and tossed in a smoky navarin with parsnips, carrot, potatoes and beans.
When doing so, we provide you with a unique memorable dining experience, striving to preserve the environment; we support our local producers and our local economies. At brunch, their Oatmeal Waffle with rhubarb compote and granola is a total treat. Just small enough to feel cozy, but not so small that you need to fight for table space, friendly is a great to while away an hour or two doing work or just people watching from one of the seats by the window. The wine list is expansive, agreeably priced, and accompanies the food splendidly. Good conversation, good food, twisted drinks. You want to choose a place that is intimate and quiet, but still classy enough so your date knows you put some thought into your decision.
That's right, if you want to eat at Yasu omakase sushi bar you must reserve one of the 12 seats available. Walked down on a Monday morning with my wife while visiting from out of town. These guys are serious about their books: they host book launches, book clubs and even lend out a Kobo to those who wish to read at the bar which is meticulously made from Scrabble pieces. The food is shareable and the vibe is casual. The Cabbagetown pub wants you to warm up next to the electric fireplace as you chow down on bangers and mash, burgers and upscale grilled cheese sandwiches. It's kitschy, quaint, and cozy all at once.
Try some jamon serrano, a Spanish delicacy, or the tequila-bong cocktail, a smokey cocktail that will make your clothes fall off. The bar features an eclectic variety of wine and cocktails, which are the perfect start to a romantic evening, while the prix fixe menu gives diners a unique experience that they can cherish. Kids play while parents chat over expertly-made americanos and laptop users work away as they sip coffee. Try the beautiful Royal Thai platter: a tasting of delicate amuse-bouche bites, inspired by the menus of Thai royalty. Able servers will help you navigate and narrow down the lengthy menu of dosas, uthapam pancakes and thalis accompanied by flavourful yet tamely spiced house sambals and chutneys.
The pub located in the Church Wellesley Village is one of the last standing heritage structures in Toronto. Me neither, but now you can! The best spots in the house at Grey Gardens are the beautifully designed seats around the open bar. Finally you were able to break the ice and ask your new crush on that first date. Seriously, vegan or no — would you turn down a London Fog cocktail made with whiskey, coconut cream and Earl Grey syrup? Asian food is a romantic affair at this downtown restaurant, where feeding each other by hand is always approved. The charming seats at the bar and two-seaters inside this Yorkville gem. They have especially great steaks, as well as delicious frog legs don't knock it until you try it! It's a very impressive and romantic restaurant with a view and menu to die for. Try to cop a seat in one of the fuzzy chairs that will have you feeling like you just took a Jeffrey Get Him To The Greek reference.
It can get busy on the weekends, but the bustling atmosphere is all the more reason to stay close and share tasty food. Make sure to order the hot octopus. At the end, the audience gets to guess who the murderer is, and prizes are given out. There are a variety of intimate spots to eat and have a drink, and while it ain't cheap, it is impressive and intimate. Edulis Brimming with European flair, this upscale bistro is the real deal. We highly recommend the Baja Fish Taco and trying out the complimentary self-serve salsa bar! While the space may be 10,000-square-feet, it's in one of the rooms that you'll find the fireplace.
Their modern Iberian menu plays harmoniously with their long list of wines and if a bottle of great red wine doesn't set the mood, then I don't know what will. . A hidden but favourite French bistro on Niagara street, features shareable plates, a great wine list, and a cozy atmosphere that'll have you sitting in front of someone you're crushing on for hours. Try it iced in the summer. A post shared by one. Diners will enjoy this cozy dining space, which is accented by exposed brick walls. Ah yes, a great excuse to warm up by a fire, check out a winterized patio or indulge in a decadent treat.
Sky Yard at The Drake Hotel The Drake Hotel has one of the best rooftop patio spaces in the city, and when the cooler weather hits, it only gets better. My husband had the Greek salad with tuna, and the tuna portion was generous. Not only will its fireplace keep you warm as the weather cools, but its stellar cocktail list and snacks will help heat things up as well. The menu draws on Spanish cuisine, with a variety of tapas options perfect for those seeking a more romantic dining experience. Marben also serves delicious fresh oysters — you know the rest.