Toronto is home to a vast majority of the countries best restaurants.  Which gives you no excuse not to indulge in the finer things our city has to offer.  Whether that be never ending wine lists, drool worthy seafood, or decadent pasta dishes!

We have compiled a list of 14 extremely impressive Toronto restaurants.  Each place on our list has numerous raving reviews from, followed by award-winning menu items, and incredible staff.

It's time to unleash your inner foodie and treat yourself to a meal at some of these mouthwatering establishments.

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Bar Isabel // 797 College St.

Bar Isabel has brought a little bit of Spain to Toronto in the most delicious way possible. This cozy spot has a very welcoming atmosphere as well as a menu packed full with flavour.

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Barbarian's // 7 Elm St.

If this photo alone does not show you how impressive Barbarian's is, I don't know what will. This Toronto steakhouse has one of the most extensive wine menus in the city!

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Blu // 17 Yorkville Ave.

If you're craving Italian cuisine, Blu is the place to go. This is a great place to host a private function or event, seeing as they have 3 private dining rooms set aside for special occasions.

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Edulis // 169 Niagara St.

Edulis is the perfect place to go if you're looking for something new. This spot is always changing their menu items and ingredients to cater towards what is freshest that season. They are also known for their truffle season delicacies.

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The Senator Restaurant // 249 Victoria St.

Senator is the oldest restaurant in all of Toronto, and is still currently open for business! This spot opened in 1929 under the name of the Busy Bee Diner, but is now known as the senator. This spot is a Toronto staple and has the most impressive lifespan of any restaurant in the city.

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Scaramouche // 1 Benvenuto Pl.

If you're craving pasta, this is the place to go. Scaramouche serves up some of the tastiest seafood and pasta dishes in the city. The staff is also extremely attentive and always respectful, making for the perfect dining experience.

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Shoushin // 3328 Yonge St.

Calling all sushi enthusiasts! Shoushin definitely gets our #1 vote for best customer service. Not only are the staff incredibly friendly, but they are always looking to make you more comfortable in any way possible, this truly puts them above and beyond in our books.

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Canoe // TD Centre, 66 Wellington St W.

Canoe is a Toronto staple when it comes to amazing views. This beautiful restaurant located atop TD Bank Tower looks above the entire city, and is completely breathtaking during sunset.

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Dandylion // 1198 Queen St W.

Dandelion has a limited and concise menu, that leaves absolutely no room for error. Whatever you order you will be pleasantly surprised with, we guarantee! Another characteristic that sets this restaurant aside from others is their beautiful and simplistic decor. If you love exposed brick, marble, and lots of greenery, you'll feel right at home in this beautiful spot.

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Bar Raval // 505 College St.

It is no surprise that Bar Raval made this list. The decor and custom wood work throughout this bar is absolutely breathtaking, and 100% picture perfect.

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Alo // 163 Spadina Ave.

If you're looking to take a trip to Alo, be sure to plan in advance. This spot fills up quickly and reservations are always necessary. Although it might be a bit if a task getting a table at this Toronto spot, it will all be worth it once you get a taste of their amazing menu items!

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Dailo // 503 College St.

Dalio is #1 on my current restaurant bucket list. The beautiful decor was the first thing that caught my attention, but then the menu really brought me in. I mean how could someone say no to truffle friend brown rice?!


Honest Weight // 2766 Dundas St W A. 

Honest Weight is an amazing seafood restaurant in Toronto. They are constantly preparing fresh seafood dishes ranging from creamy chowders to pan seared fish sandwiches.


LaVinia // 2350 Lake Shore Blvd W. 

If you're looking for a culinary experience like no other, LaVinia is your place. This mouthwatering restaurant has an amazing dish that goes by the name of Arroz a Banda, which consists of Spanish saffron rice with grilled calamari, scallops, shrimp, and fish which you MUST order.

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