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Best Contemporary Canadian restaurants in Yonge and Sheppard


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A photo of Wild Chicory restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yonge–Eglinton
Booked 9 times today
Wild Chicory is a local Canadian restaurant often described as a hidden gem. It's recognized for its exceptional service, with many customers highlighting the welcoming, attentive, and friendly nature of the staff. Wild Chicory's menu is lauded for its creativity, freshness, and careful presentation, featuring a variety of delicious dishes such as tartar, octopus, barbecue ribs, and several seafood options like oysters, salmon, scallops, and cod. Reviewers tout the restaurant's adherence to using fresh and seasonal ingredients, with dishes like compressed watermelon and feta salad earning special mentions for their exquisite taste. The ambiance is cozy, perfect for special occasions or casual dining. With a well-curated cocktail menu and a reasonably priced wine list, Wild Chicory is a beacon of good Canadian cuisine, promising an enjoyable dining experience to all who visit.
A photo of Cineplex Cinemas Don Mills & VIP restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • North York / Shops at Don Mills
Cineplex Cinemas Don Mills & VIP distinguishes itself as a provider of contemporary Canadian cuisine through its unique service. Located within a popular cinema, this establishment offers more than just a typical movie experience. Patrons laud its great selection of pub food, which is ideal for a quick bite before or after a film, capturing the casual and cozy atmosphere inherent to Canadian eateries. The presence of live music only enhances the dining experience, providing a blend of culture and entertainment that supports the overall appeal. It's a dining destination that showcases the versatility and dynamism of Canadian food culture.
A photo of Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Eglinton and VIP restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yonge–Eglinton
Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Eglinton and VIP is a prominent contemporary Canadian cuisine restaurant that consistently impresses with its top-notch service, delicious food, and vibrant atmosphere. Frequently lauded by patrons for its 'fast service', 'friendly servers' and 'great ambiance', this restaurant is acclaimed for its consistent quality, providing a truly gratifying dining experience. A unique aspect is the availability of board games at table, adding an engaging touch. Patrons also commend their affordable 'Wednesday dinner special', vegetarian, and vegan options. As one satisfied diner succinctly summed it up, "I've heard a meal here a few times and I'm never disappointed."
A photo of Canoe Restaurant and Bar restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Financial District
Booked 35 times today
Canoe Restaurant and Bar, located on the 54th floor of the TD Canada Bank tower on 66, Wellington street, is celebrated for its inventive approach to Contemporary Canadian cuisine. As one reviewer noted, the restaurant, under Executive Chef Ron McKinlay, offers a menu that "truly portrays contemporary Canadian cuisine." Guest favourites include the Steak Frites, Braised Lamb Shoulder, and mushroom Risone with wine pairings. Not only does Canoe offer sublime dining, but it also offers panoramic views of downtown Toronto and the lake. For those seeking a unique culinary experience that captures the essence of Canada, Canoe is an indisputable choice. The service is highly praised for being warm, thoughtful, and informative.
A photo of ONE Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yorkville
Booked 30 times today
ONE Restaurant, located in Toronto, is hailed as an outstanding representative of Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Patrons from various cities including Ottawa have expressed their admiration for the amazing food served here. Many have lauded the restaurant's exceptional service that understands customer's dining preferences, and the great location. Others have specifically recommended dishes like the Filet Mignon and Sea Bass, complemented by the incredible Beets and Mushrooms. One reviewer even vouched that their wife's Filet Mignon was the best she's ever had, comparing it to top restaurants across Europe, the Caribbean and Canada. Meanwhile, fans of seafood can't resist the sol fish. Reviewers also compliment the ambiance, remarking on ONE Restaurant's beautiful contemporary interior design and warm, romantic atmosphere. The service staff received praises for being "pleasant, professional, and non-intrusive," offering a perfectly timed and seamless dining experience. The restaurant's attention to detail in every aspect, from food to ambiance, makes it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Joni Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yorkville
Booked 27 times today
Joni Restaurant is a pinnacle of Contemporary Canadian cuisine in Yorkville, Toronto. Patrons rave about the carefully crafted meals with awesome flavors and unique, artistic presentations. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes and the chef’s creativity shines through in every bite. The Ontario wine tasting comes highly recommended - the resultant wine pairing brings out the exquisite taste of the food. Testimonials highlight the impeccable service, with knowledgeable and attentive staff enhancing the visitors' experience. Despite minor disappointments with certain dishes, overall reviews reflect high levels of satisfaction with the food and service, leading many to regard Joni as one of the best places to eat in Toronto.
A photo of Bar Vendetta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Little Portugal / Dundas West
Booked 20 times today
Bar Vendetta, located on Dundas West, is a constant hit amongst the connoisseurs of Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant for its excellent food, service, and lively ambiance. "Fantastic food and service in a unique and energetic room," says one patron, echoing the sentiment of many others. The fresh, innovative, and carefully prepared dishes have earned Bar Vendetta the title of "best pasta bar on Dundas West". Many reviewers also appreciate the great wine and cocktails pairing perfectly with the food. Notable dishes include the crown cacio e pepe, the unusual yet delectable burrata with red pepper jelly, tomato salad with three types of onion, and honey gelato. Bar Vendetta continues to exceed expectations with its consistently outstanding food and service.
A photo of Sassafraz restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yorkville
Booked 41 times today
Sassafraz, located in an elegant setting with beautiful interiors, is highly praised for its contemporary Canadian cuisine. Customers rave about the intriguing food combinations, carefully and interestingly prepared dishes and superb drinks. The restaurant stands out for its great ambiance, efficient yet unhurried service, and a pleasantly quiet atmosphere. The steak and Canadian lamb rack have earned special mentions for their exceptional taste. Customers have appreciated the professional, accommodating and personable staff. Sassafraz is seen as a place for special occasions, friendly gatherings and leisurely meals, especially due to its comfortable indoor ambiance and the garden room situated at the rear. The establishment's strong commitment to quality makes it a favorite among its patrons.
A photo of Florette restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Queen West
Booked 10 times today
Florette, with its stunning ambience, exceptional service, and delicious food, is a culinary gem in the domain of Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Customers are continually impressed by the entire menu, with dishes such as roasted cabbage, rigatoni, and corn pakoras being hailed 'must-orders'. It isn't just the food that puts Florette on the map; their unique cocktails also receive rave reviews, adding an extra layer of excitement to the dining experience. Reviewers praise the restaurant's sharing plates concept, which allows for trying a wider range of dishes. Whether for a casual hangout or a romantic dinner, Florette's inclusion of both familiar comforts and innovative tastes is fast making it a favourite spot.
A photo of Holts Café Bloor restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary canadian • Yorkville
Booked 21 times today
Holts Café Bloor is celebrated for its delectable Contemporary Canadian cuisine. Visitors rave about the thoughtful host and attentive servers, notably Daniel and Lucy, who create an engaging dining experience. Noted for their "Ocean Wise" promotion, their Catch of the Day is particularly popular, as is their "next level" Holt's burger with beef fat mayo and truffle fries. Diners are also in love with their egg white frittata, described as featuring ingredients "marinated in something from heaven." The dining experience at Holt's Café is further enhanced by their excellent service, with attentive staff ensuring a memorable visit. The café consistently gets high praises for its food, service and ambiance, making it an unmissable destination for anyone seeking to savor the best of Canadian cuisine.
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