The Diner Reviews Are In: Top 100 Restaurants in Canada for 2019

According to OpenTable Diners

The Top 100 Restaurants in Canada for 2019 are consistently putting out delicious dishes, providing impeccable service, and paying attention to every detail to orchestrate one-of-a-kind dining experiences time and again. The list features restaurants of all types and allows diners to find the right restaurant for any occasion. The list of honourees is based on an analysis of 500,000+ reviews of more than 3,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:Akira Back, Ascari Enoteca, Atelier - Ottawa
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Asian, Italian, Contemporary Canadian
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Entertainment District, Leslieville / Riverdale, Downtown

Akira Back

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown / Entertainment District
744 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays

We had the most amazing experience. Josh our server was very friendly and knowledgable of the menu and history of Akira Back. We met sous chef Kim who answered all of our questions...

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97% recommended
Business Meals in Toronto / Ontario

Ascari Enoteca

$$$$·Italian·
Leslieville / Riverdale
961 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance

Really good food and fantastic service.

96% recommended
Best Overall in Toronto / Ontario

Atelier - Ottawa

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
1,607 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Anniversaries

Food is inventive and surprising.

96% recommended
Best Overall in Ottawa

Bar Isabel

$$$$·Spanish·
Little Italy / College St.
581 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Absolutely amazing! Our server, Lou, explained everything on the menu. His suggestions were on point, and he makes the best drinks!

83% recommended

Berkeley North

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hamilton
892 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating

The menu and service are both outstanding. Always a great time at Berkeley.

100% recommended
Best Ambience in Toronto / Ontario

Bishop's

$$$$·Regional American (Northwest)·
Kitsilano
1,854 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Absolutely great restaurant, attentive staff, excellent food and you can actually hear each other talk!

100% recommended
Best Overall in Vancouver / British Columbia

Bonaparte

$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
3,207 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Authentic

Very nice evening at the Bonaparte. Beautiful restaurant with friendly and attentive service and great food. We will certainly go back.

100% recommended
Best Service in Montreal / Quebec

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
2,521 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View

Once again our food was prepared and cooked to perfection and the service by Dana was excellent. We recommend the beet salad and foie gras, beef tenderloin and wild boar - but I be...

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98% recommended
Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Byblos - Downtown

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / Financial District
2,338 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Creative Cuisine

Brilliant food and excellent service.

93% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Toronto / Ontario

Cano Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
St. Clair West
461 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Food was excellent. The best Italian food I have eaten in a while. Server was very knowledgeable and friendly. Overall great experience and I would return for their pasta house spe...

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93% recommended
Italian in Toronto / Ontario

Canoe Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Financial District
4,661 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu

One of the best restaurants in Toronto.

95% recommended

Carben Restaurant

$$$$·Global, International·
Downtown
595 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem

I was very impressed by everything at this restaurant, perfect for a date night or a special occasion. Order a few appetizers and share!

100% recommended
Best Overall in Ottawa

The Carriage House Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·European·
Burlington
182 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Notable Wine List

An excellent fine dining experience with superb food and service.

96% recommended
Best Overall in Halton

Casa Fuego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Financial District
187 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

Loved this dinner. Amazing food and drink.

95% recommended

Chabrol Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Yorkville
460 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance

Fabulous experience! Delicious food and extremely attentive service. Highly recommend.

93% recommended

Chez Sophie - Montreal

$$$$·French·
Griffintown/St-Henri
601 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance

Excellent food, service and ambiance. Definitely highly recommended.

99% recommended
Best Food in Montreal / Quebec

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill

$$$$·Italian·
Yaletown
488 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance

Incredible meal, excellent service and amazing dining experience. David was wonderful. He was very attentive and helpful when deciding on food or wine. Food was phenomenal; every d...

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100% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Vancouver / British Columbia

DaiLo

$$$$·Asian·
Little Italy / College St.
1,087 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

Great dining experience. Our party of six was served by Marla who was absolutely excellent in every way. We ordered the taster menu which at $68/person is about right for 10 course...

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94% recommended

Damas

$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
2,864 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies

This may just be the best restaurant in Montreal! LOVE the food here.

95% recommended
Child-Friendly in Montreal / Quebec

Don Alfonso 1890

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Yonge and Dundas Square
399 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu

Amazing food / incredibly friendly service. Definitely going back.

100% recommended

Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel

$$$$·Canadian·
Banff
900 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Scenic View

Incredible evening, easily the best food and service I’ve ever received. Very excited to visit again the next time I’m in Banff.

100% recommended
Best Food in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Escoba Bistro and Wine Bar

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown
434 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
  • Notable Wine List

Food was great and service was excellent. Would return here again for lunch.

100% recommended
Business Meals in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Fishbone Bistro - Main St Stouffville

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Stouffville
368 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Excellent meal, outstanding service. We would definitely return.

98% recommended

Flor de Sal

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Casa Loma
339 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Splendid food, great location. Quaint setting for a night out with that special someone.

92% recommended

George Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,820 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Always an excellent dining experience.

97% recommended
Contemporary Canadian in Toronto / Ontario

Giulietta

$$$$·Italian·
Little Portugal / Dundas West
664 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Just an amazing experience. We sat at the chef’s table (aka the kitchen bar) and were treated like royalty. Amazing food and wine, and very friendly staff.

97% recommended
Best Value in Toronto / Ontario

Gotham Steakhouse and Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,543 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Notable Wine List

The food at Gotham was incredible as always. Their steaks are top notch.

91% recommended
Steakhouse in Vancouver / British Columbia

Grapes - Fairmont Banff Springs

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Banff
211 reviews
  • Romance
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion

Awesome charcuterie and fondue. Great cocktails and wine selection.

96% recommended

Grappa Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Etobicoke
164 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

We have a fantastic meal at Grappa. The staff were amazing and very caring. Food was delicious... I had the fixed price 3-course. We would definitely recommend Grappa.

98% recommended

Grey Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chinatown / Kensington Market
582 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Outdoor Eating

Great experience and service.

90% recommended
Best Service in Toronto / Ontario

The Grill Room at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler

$$$$·Regional American (Northwest)·
Whistler Village
466 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

We went there to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. The staff were awesome and Adam our waiter made our evening the perfect start to our celebration weekend.

92% recommended

Hearth Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Saskatoon
629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

We tried 4 different appetizers rather then a meal and they were all amazing!

100% recommended
Best Overall in Saskatoon / Saskatchewan

Hy's Steakhouse - Calgary

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
1,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Notable Wine List

Everything was amazing as always!

98% recommended
Business Meals in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Hy's Steakhouse Vancouver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,651 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries

Food and service was great from beginning to end. The steaks were cooked perfectly medium rare and melt in your mouth. Their cheese bread was delicious. Our server Kim was amazing,...

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96% recommended
Steakhouse in Vancouver / British Columbia

Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

$$$$·International·
Mile End
1,239 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion

When you receive a menu that just says you have a choice of 3,5, or 7 courses you may be a little apprehensive about the food you will be eating. Every course was a delightful surp...

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100% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Jellyfish Montreal

$$$$·Grill·
Old Montreal
128 reviews

Great ambience. Delicious food. Very nice evening!

Joso's

$$$$·Seafood·
Yorkville
588 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

One of the gems in Toronto. Superb seafood, lovely ambiance, fantastic service. A real treat to all the senses!

94% recommended

Jules Bistro- Queen West

$$$$·French·
Queen West
327 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

Food, service and ambiance was great.

100% recommended
Best Overall in Toronto

King Street Trio

$$$$·International·
Waterloo
1,227 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Excellent food and service, we love this place. Very accommodating and lovely staff.

100% recommended
Best Overall in Toronto / Ontario

Klein / Harris

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
541 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Food was amazing, service was great, menu selection was awesome (drinks looked good too)! And the price point was good too. Highly recommend!

96% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Calgary / Southern Alberta

KOKO! Share Bar

$$$$·Korean·
Yorkville
239 reviews

Awesome service and food as usual. KOKO never disappoints.

100% recommended

Langdon Hall Dining Room

$$$$·Canadian·
Cambridge
477 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Great table with very attentive, professional service.

94% recommended

LaurieRaphael - Quebec

$$$$·Regional Canadian (Quebec)·
Québec
547 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

We had a very memorable dining experience at LaurieRaphael. The food was fantastic. A beautiful room and extremely attentive, professional waitstaff.

95% recommended

LaVinia

$$$$·Spanish·
Etobicoke
275 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Excellent in all ways.

96% recommended

Le Baccara - Casino du Lac Leamy

$$$$·French·
Gatineau
545 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Scenic View

Truly a hidden gem within the Ottawa area. Nothing else even comes close to the level of knowledge, skills and abilities the staff possess. If you’re looking for authentic Michelin...

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96% recommended

Le Baratin

$$$$·French·
Parkdale
412 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Authentic

It's always a pleasure to dine at Le Baratin. There's such a welcoming environment, attentive servers and of course wonderful food. Chef Jean Regis' ready smile is the icing on the...

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98% recommended
Best Overall in Toronto / Ontario

Le Club Chasse et Peche

$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
937 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion

Awesome food and overall experience. We had the surf and turf and filet. Outstanding!

100% recommended

Le Filet

$$$$·French / Japanese·
Mile End
853 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Notable Wine List

Amazing service by a knowledgeable sommelier and waiter. The food was excellent as usual. No room for disappointment. Great dining experience!

100% recommended

Lulu Bar

$$$$·Pacific Rim·
Downtown
932 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date

Lovely place with good cocktails.

98% recommended
Most Booked in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Maison Boulud

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Downtown
1,873 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating

The service was excellent. The food was amazing. It’s a great place to have a great dinner with friends. I will recommend it.

96% recommended
Best Service in Montreal / Quebec

Michael's on Simcoe

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Entertainment District
1,043 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Notable Wine List

Awesome food and service!

89% recommended

Miku Restaurant - Toronto

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
1,872 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays

Outstanding service and creative dishes. It was certainly an elevated dining experience.

95% recommended

Morton's The Steakhouse - Toronto

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Yorkville
1,435 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • People Watching
  • Special Occasion

The entire team from the managers to the waitstaff did a great job. Steaks were perfect. Carrot cake is the best in the city.

The Nash

$$$$·Canadian·
Inglewood
1,668 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Outstanding food wine and presentation. Catered to our every need (keto/gluten free). Five stars! Chef Noble has the best meals!!

98% recommended
Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Niko's Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,036 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

Niko's is one of our favourite places to eat. Best Italian food.

88% recommended
Best Value in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Opus Restaurant

$$$$·Continental·
Yorkville
312 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

From the moment we sat down, we had excellent service. The food was amazing and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

92% recommended

Osteria Savio Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Mount Pleasant
2,748 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Very good quality food.

96% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia

Paradis BBQ

$$$$·Canadian·
Plateau Mont-Royal
89 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Cozy
  • Casual

The wait staff was very accommodating and the food was so tasty and hearty. Truly a satisfying comfort BBQ meal.

96% recommended

Pigeonhole

$$$$·Dining Bar·
Downtown
1,197 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies

Everything was great! One of our favourite places to dine.

100% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Posto Pizzeria and Bar

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
949 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

My favorite Pizza place. 100% recommend it.

100% recommended
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Raymonds Restaurant

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
St. John's
1,538 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies

If you want to be pampered and surprise your palette then a visit to Raymond’s is what you need.

95% recommended

Restaurant Le Continental

$$$$·French·
Québec
1,314 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Delightful table side flambé experience. We hope to return some day for a flambé dessert.

95% recommended

Ristorante Beatrice

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
252 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance

Food was excellent.

92% recommended

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

$$$$·Steak·
Calgary
1,910 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries

AMAZING first visit! From being greeted, seated & served! We will definitely be coming back! 🙂

98% recommended
Best Ambience in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Sabor Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Edmonton
3,330 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

My favourite restaurant in Edmonton. Never a disappointing experience.

92% recommended
Best Ambience in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

Salt Wine Bar

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Ossington
491 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date

Service was excellent from start to finish; everything we ordered was outstanding that it's hard to pick a favourite. Highly recommend the Hotel Georgia cocktail!

88% recommended

Scaramouche Pasta Bar

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Toronto / Ontario
339 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies

Everything was excellent, and the view was outstanding.

97% recommended

Scaramouche Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Toronto / Ontario
1,780 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List

Delicious as always. Can't wait to return. Great cream pie.

100% recommended

Sorrel Rosedale

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Rosedale / Summerhill
655 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating

Service and food were excellent.

100% recommended
Best Food in Toronto

Sukiyaki House

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
486 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic

This place is delicious. Everything we ate was really well prepared and very fresh! The spicy mayo is incredible.

100% recommended
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Tachi - Assembly Chef's Hall

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown / Financial District
217 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

The whole experience was worth the price! Will be back next time we're in town :)

95% recommended

Ten Foot Henry

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Calgary
3,078 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

It was wonderful as always! Great service and delicious food - a perfect way to end the day. :)

97% recommended
Healthy in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake

$$$$·Canadian·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,659 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List

The food was amazing.

97% recommended

Trius Winery Restaurant

$$$$·Continental·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
3,115 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance

Gorgeous restaurant. Very classy.

98% recommended
Continental in Toronto / Ontario

Tzin Wine & Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Edmonton
1,789 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Really well crafted dishes with fresh flavours and solid wine selections.

98% recommended
Best Overall in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

Vero Bistro Moderne

$$$$·Italian·
Calgary
1,619 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

Food is always amazing whether it’s brunch or dinner! Excellent service; always welcoming and friendly.

100% recommended
Notable Wine List in Calgary / Southern Alberta
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Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant

$$$$·Continental·
Vineland
2,002 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion

Food and service was exceptional.

96% recommended
Continental in Toronto / Ontario

Yasu - Sushi Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Harbord Village
251 reviews

Food was fresh and prepared in front of you. Brought me back to Japan, I love it!

The Yellow Pear Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
St. Catharines
459 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Local Ingredients
  • Sunday Lunch

It's worth going!!! I enjoyed the food and service. I highly recommend it.

99% recommended

Yukashi Japanese Cuisine

$$$$·Japanese·
Yonge and Eglinton
139 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine

Delicious food! Definitely worth sitting at the bar and letting the chef serve you directly.

93% recommended

Yuwa Japanese Cuisine (fka Zest Restaurant)

$$$$·Japanese·
Kitsilano
900 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies

A chic menu, expertly prepared and delivered. The food was delicate and absolutely delicious!

88% recommended
Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia

Zen Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Markham
116 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Good for Anniversaries

Very good food, very authentic Japanse food. Great service and ambience. Felt like I was in Japan for a little while.

93% recommended

Zen Japanese Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
West Vancouver
285 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies

The lunch was wonderful and the service was excellent!!

100% recommended
Best Food in Vancouver / British Columbia