Canoe Restaurant and Bar

4.7
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4510 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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Continental
Critically acclaimed to be among Canada’s best restaurants, Canoe's unique location high atop the TD Bank Tower affords a breathtaking view of the city and Lake Ontario. The design, originally conceptualized by noted designers Yabu Pushelberg and most recently refreshed by Anacleto Design, is clean and simple, yet absolutely stylish - a brilliant reflection of Canada's rich raw environment. That same brilliance is captured through the flavours and textures of Chef John Horne's inspired regional Canadian cuisine. The menu showcases the freshest and finest Canadian fish, game and produce, as well as an outstanding selection of Canadian vintages. "All that is Canadian defines Canoe." Florence Fabricant, The New York Times
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AR
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Magical night... breathtaking views and outstanding food and service

OT
Toronto
257 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had the most amazing lunch. Spent a wonderful 3 hours with our guests . They were blown away by how creative the food was. Tasty, interesting, imaginative, with wonderful textures. The staff make it all so much fun - from the excellent managers to the delightful server assistants and our server David was brilliant. Can’t wait to return for dinner !!!!

DS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience5

Terrible server, rude, ignorant and unprofessional.

M
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excelente servicio. Los alimentos fueron llevaría a la mesa con una adecuada temperatura, presentación hermosa y porciones adecuadas

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JS
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Classy sophisticated restaurant, met our expectations all around. We decided to try the wine pairing menu. Would recommend if you are looking to impress and experience something unique.

AH
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

The view is fantastic and the food display is great.

PP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Canoe is always good. It has the best view in the city and probably the best food too.

SH
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Was a wonderful night for a celebration and the view was spectacular on a clear night seeing right across the lake. Food, drink, and service were all excellent. A little loud but not to the point where it really got in the way of conversation.

RM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and the views were incredible - one of the best restaurant!
The staff was on point and super accommodating - amazing

FD
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was my guests’ first time at Canoe; they had a wonderful time and the food was awesome.

ML
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Food was fantastic.

However, just as I thought they “ran out” of the wine I picked out of the entire menu. Of course, they recommended something similar but more expensive.

Noise level was horrendous. I had to yell across to talk to my friend as we were unable to hear each other at all.

Not sure if I would recommend to others.

RL
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is always good but a tad overpriced in some cases. The staff are wonderful

OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I think this was one of the best meals I have ever had. Everything was stellar, I can only give compliments!

The ambience was great and the view was beyond belief; definitely try and ask for a window seat if you can. (the view is great from any point in the restaurant, but it is absolutely next level at the window’s edge) (And sorry for the terrible pun)

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service ! Very cute desert for birthday, much appreciated. Unfortunately no vegetarian options on the menu.

D
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday party

DM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

I think Canoe is a good restaurant for the vibe; unfortunately, the food wasn’t that spectacular. We had the Elk loin and the duck breast.

ML
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience1

I requested a window seat on booking however did not get a window seat and had a lousy table with no view completely ruin my date. Could’ve went Bymark down stair and have better food

RS
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Every course is plated like an organic sculpture. It's almost a shame to break it down.

KD
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely staff, attentive service, artsy food presentation

KF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Have favoured Canoe many times with my business for over 20 years. Food met expectations, service excellent, ambiance great;good location for a business lunch or dinner. I will use again.

GC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Rated value low due to final cheese course which was a ridiculous portion

CL
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Pricy but great for celebrations, service is really good and they have a great view :)

OT
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had an amazing time at Canoe. Our server, Sarah, was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the food/wine pairings for the tasting menu.

PF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The evening was absolutely perfection highlighted by an amazing meal & amazing staff!
Thank you!

OT
Detroit
20 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience4

The view from the restaurant is extraordinary. Floors around perimeter were quite dusty and needed a good wash, otherwise nice restaurant. Have been here several times previously in evening and greatly enjoyed the food. Husband really enjoyed the tomato and burrata appetizer. Mushroom soup was good, but had a strange sour note to it that I could not place. We both ordered the lobster clubhouse sandwich. Was more toast than filling - did not feel it was worth $27 by any means. While eating, the table next to us received what we believed to be the short rib entree and it smelled and looked wonderful. Felt sad that we had not gotten that instead as we had considered it. Service was fantastic however and did not feel rushed at all - server encouraged us to relax and enjoy the drinks and view.

J
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

It is a very nice restaurant. It has a great view. If the weather is good, you will see very far from there.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service. Amazing food! The Sommelier was very friendly and knowledgeable, he gave us great service! The waiter was fast and attentive to our table. The food was superb and tasted amazing. I hope to come back next time I’m in Toronto

KG
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was phenomenal, service was amazing. My boyfriend and I were celebrating our anniversary and the server kindly brought us a small dessert (on the house) at the end of our meal with “Happy Anniversary” written on the plate. Would definitely recommend!

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic lunch! Beef tartar is the best .

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Tried the tasting menu and pairings, worked really well together enjoyed each course. Restaurant was quite busy so noise levels were higher than expected but throughly enjoyed the whole experience. 10/10 would recommend!

P
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Super classy, super romantic! Amazing food, amazing service.

JL
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

Food was great, but the server wasn't.
I was asked to add some flavour on the dish which costs me extra $25, without explaining the extra cost.
I just answered when I double checked it.

D
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent as always!

OT
Toronto
7 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

One of the Best restaurant in Toronto

NP
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I made reservations for a Friday night and we are so glad we did. The view was amazing, the food was impressive and tasty and the service was perfect, our server was so friendly and knowledgeable and made some recommendations on the menu that we ended up loving. Its pricey but worth it and we cant wait to go back for our next special occasion.

OT
Manitoba
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic!

OT
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent restaurant

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M
San Antonio
85 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The view, service and food at Canoe was spectacular.
Definitely recommend trying this gem. We were lucky that it was a relatively clear day to be able to truly enjoy the amazing view of the city.

AT
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, great food. Fantastic view and comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. A great night out.

CJ
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Beautiful room, fantastic view, warm professional service and very good food. I'd go for a drink anytime but while I loved the food it was perhaps a little too fancy for its own good, but that is a small complaint. When in the mood for a grand meal with commensurate prices, Canoe is pretty great.

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