Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to main content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. Canada
  3. Toronto / Ontario

Best Contemporary American Restaurants in The Annex

Price

25 restaurants available nearby

A photo of Jump Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3235)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 26 times today
Jump Restaurant in Toronto is recognized for its delicious and high-quality contemporary American cuisine. This rave review offers a taste of the restaurant's ambiance and superb service: "The service was the right balance of attending to us as diners... The food was very delicious and the atmosphere was lively." Another diner found their dining experience at Jump to be "delightful,"and particularly enjoyed the "exceptional" menu offerings. The food gets high praise too, with one customer describing their lamb ragu pasta as "very tasty," and the strawberry shortcake as the "best...I have ever had!" The restaurant is also appreciated for its professionalism and attentiveness, with their servers being commended as "fabulously professional."
A photo of LOUIX LOUIS restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2367)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 38 times today
LOUIX LOUIS is highly regarded for its spectacular contemporary American cuisine and is oftentimes considered the best restaurant in Toronto. The restaurant consistently receives praise for its exceptional menu and high-quality ingredients. Patrons rave about a wide array of dishes, from breakfast options like perfectly prepared eggs and crisp bacon, to main courses like moist chicken, grilled shrimp, truffle fries, and the "best steak Mac N Cheese". Additional menu highlights include a summer truffle tasting menu and a renowned King Cake. The fine dining experience is complemented by an elegant and tasteful interior, expertly mixed cocktails, and efficient, professional servers. Despite being a bit pricey, diners agree that the splurge at LOUIX LOUIS is worth it for the memorable experience and exemplary cuisine.
A photo of The Chase restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1241)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 72 times today
The Chase is our passion for casual elegance. Our rooftop restaurant highlights what we love most about upscale dining, and presents it in a modest, welcoming and thoughtful way. Our ongoing chase for the finest ingredients from around the world coupled with simple and uncomplicated flavours is the foundation for our culinary philosophy. Using refined techniques from Italian and French cuisines we formed a menu that can be best described as Contemporary North American. It celebrates the beauty of simplicity and keep you craving more. The service is detailed and technical, but as comfortable as being at home. The room is sophisticated, but refreshingly approachable and unpretentious.
A photo of Grey Gardens restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1151)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary american • Chinatown / Kensington Market
Booked 15 times today
Grey Gardens is celebrated by numerous patrons as an exemplary purveyor of contemporary American cuisine in Toronto. Guests regularly commend the restaurant for its consistently excellent service, delicious and creative dishes, and extensive wine list. Standout reviews describe the food as "outstanding," "amazing," and "above expectations." Many have praised the complex flavours and unique dishes, with special mentions for the smoked fish dip, braised cabbage, and bison carpaccio. The restaurant's ambiance is also highly regarded, featuring a lively vibe, interesting decor, and a well-curated music selection. With its attentive service and unpretentious atmosphere, Grey Gardens provides a memorable dining experience that truly represents the best of contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Gatsby by Windsor Arms restaurant
3.6
Very Good(335)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Yorkville
Booked 2 times today
Gatsby by Windsor Arms, located in Toronto, is highly praised for its outstanding Contemporary American cuisine. Many diners are especially appreciative of the diverse menu, which includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Some of the standout dishes mentioned in the reviews are avocado fritters, sea bass, and salmon poke bowl. Along with the delightful food, the restaurant also provides a great selection of wines. The ambiance of Gatsby is described as unique and pleasant, offering a relaxing and interesting dining setting that is perfect for any occasion – from casual meals, to anniversary celebrations, to special events like Easter brunch. The service is also exceptional, with attention to detail and personalized touches that genuinely make customers feel special. The reviews also noted a superior customer service, as they catered a special meal in response to a customer's comment. Overall, Gatsby by Windsor Arms is highly recommended for its superb food, wonderful atmosphere, and excellent service.
A photo of The Carbon Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1714)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 21 times today
The Carbon Bar in Toronto is celebrated for its top-tier Contemporary American cuisine, known particularly for its expertly crafted BBQ dishes. This restaurant consistently receives outstanding reviews, with many customers commending the quality of the food as 'simply stunning' and the best they've ever had. The menu showcases a sophisticated variety, from Korean fried cauliflower to juicy pork chops and the signature Carbon bar cheeseburger. The BBQ platter comes highly recommended, with customers raving about the depth of flavor and immaculate preparation method. The experience isn’t just about the food - reviewers have highlighted the high-energy atmosphere, excellent cocktails, and friendly, engaging staff. This makes The Carbon Bar a firm favorite among locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Moxies - University restaurant
4.5
Awesome(983)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 40 times today
Moxies - University is a reputable spot for Contemporary American cuisine in the heart of the city. The restaurant has received a flurry of positive reviews lauding its diverse menu and excellent service. The comments emphasized attention to details such as dietary requirements, knowledgeable staff, and high-quality food, suggesting a commitment to customer satisfaction. Standout dishes mentioned were the fish tacos, shrimp taco, salmon, steak frites, and various desserts like a white chocolate brownie. The ambiance is described as classy, energetic, and perfect for a range of occasions, from pre-game meals to Valentine's Day celebrations. Conclusively, Moxies - University is recommended for great food, an enjoyable atmosphere, and accommodating service.
A photo of La Palma restaurant
4.5
Awesome(687)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 27 times today
La Palma is lauded as one of the top Italian spots in Toronto, providing a delightful blend of excellent service, comforting ambiance, and most importantly, scrumptious food. La Palma has become famous for its classic 100-layer lasagna, which customers have praised as marvelous and not to be missed. The menu often leaves guests spoilt for choice, with every item looking tempting. Reviewers also commend other dishes such as their cacio è pepe pizza, ricotta toast, and the burrata appetizer. A commitment to quality and a knack for creating a relaxing and enjoyable dining atmosphere underscores the restaurant's mission to provide a stellar dining experience. Service is noted as attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable, further enhancing the dining experience. Despite its simple and tempting menu, La Palma has exceeded customer expectations, making it the go-to place for authentic Italian cuisine in Toronto.
A photo of Aloette restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(85)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Entertainment District
Booked 32 times today
Opened in 2017. Michelin Recommended since 2022.We first imagined Aloette to be the perfect diner that we’d want to dine in – a menu with a great cheeseburger paired with a fantastic and fun wine list, a long row of bar stools facing the bar and the kitchen, and an energetic atmosphere accented with an old school hip hop playlist. The buzz of the dining room mirrors the energy of the street on Spadina Avenue; the dining room itself mimics a train’s dining car. It’s a bistro-meets-diner-meets-internationally-inspired menu which is also representative of the diverse culture in Toronto. Our service team is upbeat and genuine but also deeply knowledgeable about the menu and offerings. Brunch at Aloette was something we said we’d never do. But the city kept asking and we’re glad to be a new staple in the Queen West neighbourhood for mimosas, chicken and waffles, and piping hot coffees. We hope you love our little diner as much as we and our team do. Patrick Kriss & Zane Pearl
A photo of Alobar Downtown restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(58)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary american • Financial District
Booked 40 times today
Alobar Downtown is nestled in the heart of Toronto's bustling Financial District. Alobar Downtown offers revelry in the bar and lounge and warmth in the dining room, both featuring menus from Michelin-starred chef Patrick Kriss. World class wines are displayed as a centrepiece to pair with choice seafood, grilled fish and prime chops. All served with genuine hospitality.Join us for happy hour on weekdays from 2.30pm-5.30pm. Available at our bar, lounge, and our covered and heated patio.We feature live DJ sets Wednesdays through Saturdays starting at 5pm!For groups of 11+, please book our Group Dining, Family Style Experience or contact us at info@alobardowntown.com. For groups larger than 8 guests, we are unable to provide individualized bills, however we are able to process as many payments as required.
‘About the restaurant’ descriptions have been generated using an artificial intelligence model comprised of OpenTable proprietary data that has not been independently verified by OpenTable. The content is presented as-is, for informational purposes only.
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Cookies and Interest-Based Ads
  • Cookie Preferences
Copyright © 2024 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 500, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking Logo
Priceline Logo
KAYAK Logo
Agoda Logo
OpenTable Logo