We totally understand that not everyone wants to cave into the Valentine's day hype. After all, you should show your S/O that you care every day of the year, not just on Feb 14th! Regardless, it's still fun to have an excuse to go out with your special someone and celebrate your relationship (especially when food and wine are involved).
For those of you wondering where to make your reservations this year, we have you covered. We have compiled a list of 19 romantic restaurants that are perfect for a night out with your S/O. Whether you're looking for an extensive wine list, fresh oysters, or yummy pastas, there is definitely something for you listed below!
Happy Valentine's Day Toronto!
1. Colette Grand Cafe // 550 Wellington St W.
Colette is the perfect place to spend your valentines day with your S/O. Whether you're looking to have a boozy brunch or a delicious dinner you're sure to be impressed!
2. Alo // 163 Spadina Ave.
Alo is another great option if you're really looking to impress your special someone. Although this place fills up quickly, so call in for a reservation ASAP!
3. Baro // 485 King St W.
Baro is an awesome option if you happen to be dating a foodie who has been basically everywhere in the city. This new spot offers lots of tasty cocktails and a super delicious menu that will impress any
4. Figo // 295 Adelaide St W.
Figo is a beautiful restaurant to celebrate Valentine's day at! If you're S/O loves Italian cuisine and beautiful interior, taking them here will be an easy way to impress them.
5. Gusto 101 // 101 Portland St.
Gusto 101 is a great option if you're looking for something a little more laid back and casual. Gusto 101 offers some awesome menu options (get the mushroom pasta, you will thank me later), and 1 dollar per ounce house wine!
6. Barbarians // 7 Elm St.
Barbarians is the perfect place to bring a wine lover. This Toronto restaurant has the one of the biggest wine lists in the city, so you definitely won't have a problem treating your bae to an amazing drink.
7. Oyster Boy // 872 Queen St W.
Oyster Boy is another great option if you're looking for something a little more on the casual side, but don't want to sacrifice amazing food. Plus, oysters are an aphrodisiac...if you get where I'm going with this.
8. Byblos // 11 Duncan St
Byblos is a beautiful Toronto restaurant with a mouthwatering menu. We suggest you try their middle eastern fried chicken or the Turkish manti dumplings, you definitely won't be disappointed.
If you're looking to escape the city, head to Le Select Bistro for a little taste of Paris. This french bistro is the perfect spot for a romantic meal out with your special someone!
10. Bar Reyna // 158 Cumberland St.
Bar Reyna is known for their beautiful interior and tasty apps. Be sure to split a serving of Reyna Fries, your S/O's deep fried craving will be crushed within minutes.
11. The Good Son Restaurant // 1096 Queen St W
The Good Son is offering a $70 4 course Valentine's day menu that will definitely impress your S/O. This is an awesome option if you're looking for an over the top meal for an amazing price.
12. Canoe // 66 Wellington St W.
Canoe has some of the best sunset views in the city, which is the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner. Be sure to book a table near the window so you can get an amazing picture to remember your night.
13. Chabrol // 90 Yorkville Ave.
Chabrol is the perfect venue for an intimate dinner with your special someone. The restaurant itself is a little on the smaller side, which is nice if you're looking for a little more privacy. They also have a whole section of their menu dedicated to cheese, need I say more?
14. La Société // 131 Bloor St W.
La Societe has some of the most attentive and friendly staff in the city, so you definitely won't have to worry about service when coming to this Toronto spot. They also often offer daily specials on both cocktails, wine, and food for those of you looking for a deal.
15. Los Colibris // 220 King St W.
Los Colibris takes Mexican food to new heights. If you're looking for something a little on the fancier side, but still want to indulge in guac and incredible churros, this is your spot.
16. Ufficio // 1214 Dundas Street West.
Ufficio is another Italian spot that is sure to impress both you and your significant other. They also have amazing grilled octopus that you need to try.
17. Campagnolo // 832 Dundas St W.
Campagnolo is the perfect combination of a luxurious dinner out, and a cozy relaxed environment, which is pretty much the recipe for a perfect valentines day dinner.
18. Dandylion // 1198 Queen St W.
Dandylion is a great option if you're dating somebody with dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan etc). They're menu has tons of yummy options and thier ingrdients are always super fresh.
19. Oretta // 633 King St W.
Oretta is relatively new to the city but has quickly become a favourite among many Torontonians. This aesthetically pleasing spot on King West has ample seating and an extensive bar, making it a hot commodity for Valentine's day this year. You'll need to make a reservation ASAP!
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