Which restaurant in Toronto can accommodate a big group of friends? This question is asked frequently by many people because some restaurants do limit the number of people available for a table reservation.
Whether you're celebrating a birthday, having a reunion or a casual dinner, it's nice to get some friends together, have some drinks and converse over a meal. Are you planning your next group outing? Here's a list of 8 Toronto restaurants that will guarantee a great party and accommodate you and your group of friends:
Please keep in mind in order to fit your party, you must make a reservation a head of time.
1. Lee Restaurant // 601 King St W.
Lee is well known for accommodating groups of all sizes. The chic eatery owned by Toronto's top chef Susur Lee, offers an Asian-French inspired menu, with plenty of items to choose from that will satisfy everyones taste buds and are perfect for sharing.
2. Royal Meats BarBeque // 2 locations
If your group is super hungry, you'll be wowed after dining at Royal Meats. There's a separate shareable section with appetizer platters, as well as 6 different types of main menu platters to choose from, (meat or seafood) with items that can have up to 15 people stuffed.
3. Barsa Taberna // 26 Market St.
Spanish cuisine and a lively atmosphere - Barsa Taverna specializes in accommodating large groups. Their menu is mostly made of tapas and the venue is quite spacious. They also offer some of the best pitchers of sangria in the 6ix!
4. El Catrin // 18 Tank House Lane
A two page tequila list, delicious traditional Mexican food, a beautiful interior and a super buzzy environment! El Catrin has a separate seating section for large groups and a tapas style menu that allows to try a variety of different items. Eating out at this Mexican eatery is not only a dinner, but it's also a fun and unforgettable experience for you and your party to indulge in!
5. Amsterdam BrewHouse // 245 Queens Quay W.
The 14,000-sq.-ft. lakeside brewery has a total capacity of 980. This gastro-pub is located inside a 1920's historical building and is also a working craft brewery. With this much space available, there's no doubt you and your friends will have a fabulous time trying different craft beers paired with local foods.
6. Copa Cabana // multiple locations.
Copa Cabana is by far Toronto's leading Brazilian steakhouse! Book a reservation ahead of time and have a full "rodizo" dining experience, which refers to an all you-can-eat restaurant in Brazilian. On Fridays and Saturdays, Copa also offers live entertainment with Samba and Aerialist Silk performers, as well as a live DJ. There's 3 floors to accommodate guests, including a lower floor which specializes in all you-can-eat seafood if your party is more on the pescatarian side.
7. Jump Restaurant // 18 Wellington St.W
For a more elegant group dining experience, check out this Oliver & Bonacini restaurant. Jump presents a mix of modern North American cuisine with classic Italian food items. From over 90 different scotches to choose from and tasty cocktails to sip on, this Manhattan inspired café is a lovely place to celebrate a special occasion with a group of friends.
8. The Chase Fish & Oyster // 10 Temperance St.
This modern chic Toronto restaurant, is all about social dining. The Chase Fish & Oyster menu accents on seafood that is meant for sharing. For example their seafood Bay stack tower, is one that is absolutely to die for!