These Are The Best Of Toronto’s Hotel Restaurants

These Are The Best Of Toronto's Hotel Restaurants

In days past, hotel restaurants were strictly for tourists, located in touristy areas, and perfect for those not in the know of where to eat. However, Toronto can now boast of hotel restaurants that are actual destinations for foodies, both local Torontonians and travellers. As with other “hot” restaurants, reservations are a must. The following food ambassadors are some of the best spots in town:



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Located at the Anndore House on Yonge Street (South of Bloor), the Constantine interior is beautifully designed. Mediterranean small plates, as well as a prix-fixe multi-course meal for $70, are served around an open kitchen. Think Fogo Island cod, various vegetable dishes, or portions of pasta with a twist. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Address: 15 Charles Street East

Buca (Yorkville)


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This popular Italian restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner so Four Seasons guests can eat when they fancy. Part of the Buca empire, the wine and food menus are extensive, with everything from pizza, pasta, and crudo, to meat and fish.

Address: 53 Scollard Street

Drake Hotel


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This rock n’ roll boutique serves high-end comfort classics, such as lobster nachos, and the best burgers in the city. Diners can grab a croissant and expresso at 7:30 a.m. and dine until 2 a.m.

Address: 1150 Queen Street West



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Despite its name and pedigree, there’s not one Korean dish on the menu. As part of the Momofuku chain of restaurants, this one serves South American inflected food. Located at the Shangri-La Hotel, it has the atmosphere of a Gen-X steak house, and serves a refined Colombian menu of grilled meats, burgers, sausage and bread with dips.

Address: 190 University Avenue

Thompson Diner


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From 6 a.m. to 3 a.m., the upscale diner serves all-day breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches, and other American diner comfort classics. It’s known to have hosted a celeb or two.

Address: 51 Bathurst Street



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Located at the Soho Metropolitan Hotel, this ornate space from Susur Lee serves dim sum and upmarket Chinese delicacies. Treat yourself to lunch or dinner every day except Sunday.

Address: 328 Wellington Street

Mother Tongue


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This brand new modern Asian restaurant and cocktail bar just opened its doors at the Templar Hotel. Serving lunch and dinner during the week, and dinner only on Saturdays, the menu offers Filipino, Japanese, Chinese dishes with a North American twist, such as steak foie gras fried rice and dumplings stuffed with confit duck.

Address: 348 Adelaide Street West

The Civic


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Housed in the Broadview Hotel in Riverside, this restaurant pays homage to the neighbourhood’s past, serving 20th-century rustic food with a contemporary flair. Dinner only from Tuesday through Friday; lunch and dinner available on Saturday; brunch only on Sunday.

Address: 106 Broadview Avenue

Akira Back


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Located at the new Bisha Hotel, it is a legacy of the many restaurants worldwide of Michelin-starred chef Akira Back. The food is high-end creative Japanese with Korean flavours. The dinner-only menu is served 7 days a week.

Address: 80 Blue Jays Way

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