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Restaurants in Ontario

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Ontario restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Ontario restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Ontario to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Ontario restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Ontario.

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  • Beaches Boardwalk Cafe

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    A nod to “the Beach,” a hippie-turned-yuppie Toronto nabe on the shores of Lake Ontario, this café has a wide-ranging menu—think spicy Thai soup, c... More
  • Blowfish Restaurant & Sake Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the super-trendy King West neighborhood, Blowfish occupies a former red brick Bank of Toronto building (which explains the high ceilings... More
  • Brassaii

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The renovated luxury restaurant incorporates a dimly lit wine cellar with exposed beams, a casual café, fine dining area, chic bar, and lounge sp... More
  • Bymark

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Celebrity-chef Mark McEwan’s restaurant, Bymark, located in the atrium of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's sleek, glass and steel TD Centre, is widely re... More
  • c5 Restaurant Lounge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    c5 Restaurant Lounge is located on the top floor of the Royal Ontario Museum's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal wing, a 175,000 square-foot structure desig... More
  • Caffè Ritazza

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    This chain of British-import coffee shops offers surprisingly tasty food. Stop in for panini or ciabatta sandwiches, Mezzalunas (olive oil–infused ... More
  • Colborne Lane

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Claudio Aprile has a unique distinction; he’s the only chef to be awarded six out of five stars from Toronto.com, and his fine dining restaurant, l... More
  • Czehoski

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the historic Queen West area of Toronto, Czehoski restaurant and lounge is housed inside a 19th century building with a faded wooden sig... More
  • Eigensinn Farm

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Some 100 miles north of Toronto, Michael Stadtlander’s singular retreat serves a tasting menu nightly to fewer than a dozen diners, who bring their... More
  • Foxley

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    If deciding between the cuisines of eastern Asia is a challenge, the fusion cuisine served at Foxley, a restaurant near Trinity Bellwoods Park, mig... More
  • Frank

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, this New American restaurant is located on the first floor of the Art Gallery of Ontario ... More
  • Harbord Room

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Situated on Harbord Street’s burgeoning restaurant row, this small eatery serves an eclectic, globally inspired menu that incorporates regional ing... More
  • Henry's at the Queen's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The hotel restaurant does well with the classics, like printanier salad and baked Canadian Brie. More
  • Jamie Kennedy at the Gardiner

  • Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar

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