Toronto
Riverdale Park East is one of Toronto.

1. Riverdale Park East

9.5
550 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON
Park · Riverdale · 28 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Enjoy an outdoor movie in the grass at Riverdale East Park on the last Sunday of each summer month, at sundown. Proceeds from each screening go to the Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club. Read more.

Aquila is one of Toronto.

2. Aquila

Steakhouse · 8 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: At Aquila, the staff welcomes you like old friends, complete with a colourful and eccentric room. Smoked Salmon Wrapped Scallops and the Veal Provimi Chop are great, although a tad pricey. Read more.

Big Daddy's Bourbon Street Bistro & Oyster Bar is one of Toronto.

3. Big Daddy's Bourbon Street Bistro & Oyster Bar

212 King St West (Simcoe), Toronto, ON
Seafood Restaurant · Entertainment District · 41 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Creole food is a favourite of ours, and the Clam Chowder is certainly a gem. Sadly, some of the other dishes are just confusing. Read our full review. Read more.

WVRST is one of Toronto.

4. WVRST

8.2
609 King St W (btwn Bathurst & Portland St), Toronto, ON
Beer Bar · Fashion District · 183 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Just like any good sausage hall, it's crazy loud fun in here. Choose your style, choose your sausage, choose your booze and treat yourself. Golden crisp Duck Fat Fries are a must. Read more.

Uncle Betty's Diner is one of Toronto.

5. Uncle Betty's Diner

7.2
2590 Yonge St. (at Albertus Ave.), Toronto, ON
Diner · Lawrence Park South · 55 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Uncle Betty's has a cute name, alright, but sadly the drab room feels more like a novelty chain than a charming neighbourhood resto. All Day Breakfast is tasty, but nothing new. Read more.

6. Sushi Marché II

82 Laird Dr. (Millwood), Toronto, ON
Sushi Restaurant · 2 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: What this place lacks in seating, it more than makes up for in flavour and fresh ingredients. Hard to be unhappy with the city's best take-out sushi, though. Click the link for our full review. Read more.

Shala-Mar Restaurant is one of Toronto.

7. Shala-Mar Restaurant

391 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
Indian Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: You don't often get such a lush setting for a $6.95 lunch special. Be sure to get the crispiest Samosas you'll ever have. Read more.

Kale Eatery is one of Toronto.

8. Kale Eatery

2366 Yonge St (btwn Orchard View Blvd and Helendale Ave), Toronto, ON
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · 9 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Great spot for worker bees in search of healthy lunch options. Try the mixed beans with avocado or the quinoa salad. The bland kale and broccoli could use a flavour boost, though. Read more.

The Queen and Beaver Public House is one of Toronto.

9. The Queen and Beaver Public House

8.5
35 Elm St. (at Bay St.), Toronto, ON
Gastropub · 116 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: No foxes, fiddles or firkins here: Try the Devilled Lamb’s Kidneys & Dripping Toast for authentic British comfort food, or the soothing Cheddar & Smokey Tomatoes. Don't forget to order a pint. Read more.

The Burger's Priest is one of Toronto.

10. The Burger's Priest

7.4
1636 Queen St. E. (btwn Coxwell Ave. & Kingston Rd.), Toronto, ON
Fast Food Restaurant · 131 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Unholy goodness! The Priest keeps it straight-forward and simple — plain white buns, fries, few gourmet frills. Go for "The Option," with panko-crusted, cheese-stuffed portobello. Read more.

Pho Orchid is one of Toronto.

11. Pho Orchid

5.1
124 Chestnut St. (at Dundas St. W.), Toronto, ON
Vietnamese Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Great lunch spot: lots of options (rice, noodles, soup, meat, seafood or vegetarian), filling, inexpensive. Try the House Special Vermicelli — tender, sweet pork, flaky spring rolls, delicious shrimp. Read more.

Duckworth's Fish and Chips is one of Toronto.

12. Duckworth's Fish and Chips

7.4
2638 Danforth Ave. (Main St.), Toronto, ON
Fish and Chips Shop · 9 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: We love the old tyme feel of this shop, which opened in 1930. Try the Eat-In Only House Special, with halibut, chips, coleslaw, bread, and a drink. Fresh, light, crispy, greaseless, and oh so tasty. Read more.

Windsor Arms Hotel is one of Toronto.

13. Windsor Arms Hotel

7.1
18 St Thomas St (btwn Bloor St W & Charles St W), Toronto, ON
Hotel · 40 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Anglophiles should head to the Windsor Arms for high tea, where you can sip sparkling wine, nibble smoked salmon sandwiches, discuss the weather, and practice your Queen Mum impression. Read more.

Steven Temple Books (ABAC) is one of Toronto.

14. Steven Temple Books (ABAC)

489 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON
Bookstore · 2 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: If you prefer your literature rare, out-of-print and NOT on a Kindle, you'll love the treasure trove/museum that is Steven Temple Books. Read more.

15. Tommy Thompson Park

8.1
Leslie St (at Unwin Ave), Toronto, ON
Park · 18 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: This urban paradise of wildflower meadows, cobble beaches and coastal marshes are home to birds, deer, and even coyotes (just don't feed the latter). Read more.

Mad Italian Gelato Bar is one of Toronto.

16. Mad Italian Gelato Bar

1581 Bayview Ave, (btwn. Fleming Cr. and Millwood Rd.), Toronto, ON
Ice Cream Parlor · 18 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: A real Italian mamma (the Mad Italian's mother) churns the gelato here. The favourite's the pistachio, but true gelato lovers will appreciate the authentic Stracciatella. Read more.

17. El Barrio

Toronto, ON
Mexican Restaurant · Kensington Market · 3 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: This laid-back Kensington spot is perfect for extended lunch. Vegetarians will love the Piquillo Pepper, Cheese and Spinach tortilla. The Flank Steak, with veg and salsa verde, calls to meat lovers. Read more.

18. Pizzeria Libretto

8.9
221 Ossington Ave (at Dundas St W), Toronto, ON
Pizzeria · 163 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try the Arugula Salad — lightly dressed with tons of walnuts, Piave cheese and thin, crisp pear slices. Read more.

Quinn's Steakhouse & Bar is one of Toronto.

19. Quinn's Steakhouse & Bar

5.9
96 Richmond Street West (at Bay), Toronto, ON
Steakhouse · Financial District · 28 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: The steaks are good (but not stunning) and the veggies great, but between the raucous crowd at the bar and the tiny pub-like tables, it's clear this is not a steakhouse. Read more.

Casa Sushi is one of Toronto.

20. Casa Sushi

6.7
269 Danforth Ave (at Logan Ave), Toronto, ON
Sushi Restaurant · Riverdale · 8 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Nothing new or revolutionary here, but it's a handy dining option if you're in the mood for inexpensive sushi on the Danforth. Try the Curry Shrimp, a small but dazzlingly flavoured dish. Read more.

Mildred's Temple Kitchen is one of Toronto.

21. Mildred's Temple Kitchen

8.3
85 Hanna Ave (Liberty Village), Toronto, ON
Comfort Food Restaurant · Liberty Village · 148 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: A beautiful loft-like space worth visiting. Try the fall-off-the-bone Short Rib Roast or the intoxicating Classic Mildred Burger — pillowy bun, piled with crisp onion and tomato relish. Read more.

Babur Restaurant is one of Toronto.

22. Babur Restaurant

273 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON
Indian Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Great modern vibe, with great Indian food: Start with Vegetable Pakora, then Macher Jhol (mahi-mahi in a fiery sauce) and the sweet and spicy Mango Chicken. Service needs improvement, though. Read more.

Ginza Sushi is one of Toronto.

23. Ginza Sushi

1255 Bay St (Cumberland), Toronto, ON
Sushi Restaurant · Yorkville · 12 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try unusual items like caviar-laden Black Pearl Roll, Seafood Soup in a Tea Pot, followed by the GS3 combo. Unlike the 1000's other cheap sushi spots, the fish here is tender, silky, and well-priced. Read more.

John & Sons Oyster House is one of Toronto.

24. John & Sons Oyster House

9.0
56 Temperance St. (at Bay St.), Toronto, ON
Seafood Restaurant · Financial District · 11 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: This hidden spot in a laneway is a great spot to unwind after a day of work on Bay Street. Stick to what they do best: the apps and drinks. Try the oysters or the swoon-worthy tuna tartare trio. Read more.

Tacos El Asador is one of Toronto.

25. Tacos El Asador

8.0
689 Bloor St W (at Clinton St.), Toronto, ON
Taco Restaurant · Palmerston · 63 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: If you don't mind cramming into communal picnic tables, this place has excellent pupusas, burritos, enchiladas and more. Read more.

Trane Studio is one of Toronto.

26. Trane Studio

964 Bathurst St (at Follis Ave), Toronto, ON
Jazz and Blues Venue · The Annex · 4 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: They've got a whole new menu, courtesy of Former Four Seasons Sous Chef Eglon Walker. Try the Trane Ja Style Pepper Shrimps served with plantain chips. Read more.

Matahari Bar and Grill is one of Toronto.

27. Matahari Bar and Grill

39 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON
Malay Restaurant · 12 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Start with the Matahari Platter for Two (spring rolls, veggies, chicken/beef satay), deep-fried wonton & keropok shrimp crackers. Follow with the sweet Red Chili Chicken or fiery Casbah Cashew Prawn. Read more.

93 Harbord is one of Toronto.

28. 93 Harbord

93 Harbord Street (btw Roberts and Sussex Mews), Toronto, ON
Mediterranean Restaurant · Downtown Toronto · 5 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Go for the smoky fennel and orange salad and the lamb and shiraz fig tagine. Quiet, cozy atmosphere in a lovely brick-walled space — but go on a quiet night to ensure best service. Read more.

29. Thai Dish

51 Colborne Street (King/Church), Toronto, ON
Thai Restaurant · St. Lawrence · 3 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Some of the best Thai in Toronto. Start with the beef and papaya salad, then the thick, silky green curry chicken spaghetti (a strange but delicious match) or the transformative basil eggplant. Read more.

Live Organic Food Bar is one of Toronto.

30. Live Organic Food Bar

264 Dupont Street, Toronto, ON
Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant · The Annex · 38 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Meat-eaters or not, everyone will enjoy the Avocado Tempura, with sides of kimchi and ginger reduction. Try the hearty Tempeh “Crab Cakes” — no substitute for the real thing, but it's divine. Read more.

Hyatt Regency Toronto is one of Toronto.

31. Hyatt Regency Toronto

7.6
370 King St W, Toronto, ON
Hotel · Entertainment District · 55 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: If you're at the King Street Social Kitchen & Bar, try the plump, tender Angus NY Strip Steak or fiery Indian Lamb Korma. Even the lowly Caesar surprises with lemony dressing and garlic croutons. Read more.

259 Host is one of Toronto.

32. 259 Host

7.3
259 Wellington St. W (Windsor Street), Toronto, ON
Indian Restaurant · Entertainment District · 11 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Weird layout here, but the other standout is the food: Chicken Xacuti is a complex blend of 25 spices with heavy heat. Lively and rich Lobster Tail is lavished with red pepper and coconut. Read more.

33. River Restaurant

413 Roncesvalles Avenue (just south of Dundas St W), Toronto, ON
American Restaurant · 1 tip

Metro NewsMetro News: Nice space — too bad about the food and service. Antipasto Block superb, but Grilled Rib-Eye and smashed potatoes leave us queasy. Chefs leave halfway through our meal, staff practically shoo us out. Read more.

Harlem Restaurant is one of Toronto.

34. Harlem Restaurant

67 Richmond St. E (at Church St.), Toronto, ON
Southern Food Restaurant · St. Lawrence · 36 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Many reasons to love Harlem: Fun 1920s vibe w/ live music; creatively executed, perfect comfort food — Southern Fried Chicken, Collard Greens and Mac & Cheese — and great apps (Beet and Mango Salad). Read more.

Forte Bistro is one of Toronto.

35. Forte Bistro

133 Richmond St. W (at York St.), Toronto, ON
French Restaurant · Financial District · 5 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try the Slow-Cooked Rabbit. It's swathed in parpadelle, cooked to a decadent softness, and is spectacular enough to sway a timid meat eater. Read more.

Beerbistro is one of Toronto.

36. Beerbistro

8.8
18 King St. E (at Yonge St.), Toronto, ON
Gastropub · St. Lawrence · 130 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try the Roasted Pork Knuckle, it's superb. Crackling, roasted root vegetables, smashed new potatoes and apple-cranberry sour beer chutney make it almost a Thanksgiving feast. Read more.

37. Montfort Mediterranean Resto-Bar

650 College St. (at Grace Street), Toronto, ON
Bar · 1 tip

Metro NewsMetro News: Assorted Maza for two is a welcome distraction from the freezing cold dining room. Try the Shawarma or Montfort Chicken, the restaurant specialty, a surprisingly succulent dish with grilled pineapple. Read more.

38. Provence Délices

12 Amelia Street, Toronto, ON
Café · Cabbagetown · 3 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try the Du Puy Lentil Salad (crunchy lentils are surprising at first, but work with the walnuts and spritely dressing) and Carpaccio of Seabream (a thin translucent, transcendent delight -- stunning). Read more.

39. Chimichanga Mexican Grill

2360 Yonge Street (at Eglinton ave), Toronto, ON
Mexican Restaurant · 10 tips and reviews

Metro NewsMetro News: Try the Fresh Snapper Ceviche. It's fresh, firm and rich. The Baja Fish Tacos are also delicious, but messy! Read more.