Let’s do Lunch — Local Restaurants
www.blowfishrestaurant.com | 416.860.0606
Try something new at Blowfish by stirring up the wasabi with exotic fresh sashimi and blowfish makimonos that you won’t find anywhere else in the city. Visit this gorgeous restaurant and sake bar and treat your taste buds to a mouth-watering experience.
www.lemongrass.ca | 905.270.8424
Thrilling fresh flavours never tasted so great. Blending zesty herbs with tangy sauces influenced by Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, Lemongrass has a distinctive culinary style. Enjoy a casual dining experience and try 35 gluten-free or vegetarian selections.
www.mandarinbuffet.com | 905.605.5000
Everything is fair game at Mandarin. From soups, salads and sushi, to grilled items and entrees, as well as takeout and delivery options, Mandarin is sure to have something for you to enjoy. Top off your night at the delicious dessert bar, filled with a variety of scrumptious sweets.
www.verticalrestaurant.ca | 416.214.2252
Vertical Restaurant sits on the mezzanine of First Canadian Place, Canada’s tallest building. Aside from its location in the heart of the financial district, the restaurant also modestly accepts its award-winning status as one of Toronto’s most enjoyable bistros. Chef Tawfik Shehata puts a tangy organic twist on Southern Italian and Mediterranean cuisine.
5. Bocca on Baldwin
Situated in a peaceful neighbourhood, just steps from the busy streets of downtown Toronto, Bocca restaurant on Baldwin Street invites you to dip into its gourmet Italian selection while relaxing in a cosy dining room or on its sunlit patio on a warm spring day. Try delicious risotto, which features a robust flavour that will leave you wanting more.
6. The Kamasutra Restaurant
www.thekamasutrarestaurant.com | 416.489.4899
The Kamasutra Restaurant and Wine Bar holds true to the words of Vatsyayana by sprinkling a little love into each dish. Try the orgasmic biryani made from basmati rice, blended with curry sauce and hints of ginger.
7. Copper Creek Golf Club
www.coppercreek.ca | 905.893.3370
Dine in an elegant setting overlooking a lush golf course and the beautiful Humber River Valley. Master Chef Gianpiero Tondina assembles an Italian-inspired menu that changes regularly to offer the freshest selections. Celebrate any occasion with Copper Creek for a memorable dining experience.
www.susur.com/madelines | 416.603.2205
Located in the booming King Street West area, Madeline’s has burst onto the culinary scene and quickly built a reputation that sets it apart from the competition. Aside from the original French and Morrocan décor, the succulent dishes at Madeline’s add a touch of magic to your meal.
9. Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse
www.jacobssteakhouse.com | 416.366.0200
Carve your knife into a mouth-watering steak at Jacobs Steakhouse. Relax and enjoy the sweet sounds of a live jazz pianist as you tuck into a tender and delicious steak.
10. Toula Ristorante & Bar
www.toularestaurant.com | 416.777.2002
Toula sits on the 38th floor of the Westin Harbour Castle, overlooking Toronto’s crisp skyline. Looking at the breathtaking scenery is a great way to spend the time as Chef Giuseppe Sclafani prepares his range of savoury dishes for your dining pleasure.
11. 5th Elementt
www.5thelementt.com | 416.923.8159
The warm welcome you receive from the pleasant staff is just the start of a delightful dining experience at the modern 5th Elementt. This award-winning Yorkville restaurant specializes in an intriguing combination of Italian and Indian cuisine. Try its original and delicious Goan-style steak.
12. Berber Lounge
www.berberlounge.ca | 416.860.9000
Berber Lounge welcomes you to experience 100 years of traditions and cultural combinations. The unique menu will escort you through a time warp, opening up a world of exotic culinary experiences from around the globe.