The idea of leaving your cozy home in the wintertime may sound unpleasant, but what if it was to attend another cozy spot? Toronto’s restaurant game is unmatched, and when it comes to warm and inviting spots they have you covered! Grab a friend or a date and check out one of these cozy restaurants in Toronto.

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Wood Owl 

 

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The Wood Owl is an east-end gem nestled on the Danforth. If you want a cozy, warm environment paired with delicious food then this is your spot. From streak frites to mussels, you’ll always find something comforting on their rotating menu.

Where: 1380 Danforth Ave

Il Covo

 

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Il Covo serves up Italian classics in their cozy intimate setting making it the perfect spot for a cold winter date night!

Where: 585 College St

Bar Isabel 

 

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This Spanish tapas bar is cozy, comforting and a great spot to enjoy the evening with friends, family, or significant other. Bar Isabel recommends you make a reservation before you head over though!

Where: 797 College St

Midfield Wine Bar

 

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Midfield Wine Bar keeps the lights down low and the vibes high. Cozy up with a glass of wine and something off their rotating menu and you’re set for the evening!

Where: 1434 Dundas St W

Bar Poet

This well-known spot is also one of the most cozy restaurants around.  The interior features lush trees and string lights and the menu includes the ultimate comfort foods: pasta and pizza. Need we say more?

Where: 1090 Queen St W

Stelvio 

Speaking of comfort food, this Italian restaurant will have you feeling warm and fuzzy on a cold winter night! Stelvio is located on Dundas West and serves up all the Italian dishes you want to cozy up with.

Where: 791 Dundas St W

Maxime’s

 

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Maxime’s is the ultimate spot for steak, seafood, and a comforting interior to spend the night cozied up in. Don’t forget to try something off the impressive drink menu such as one of their 8 different martinis!

Where: 77 Portland St

Pigeon Cafe 

 

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Spend a chilly day or evenings at Pigeon Cafe! This restaurant is a cafe by day and stays open for food and drinks in the evening! The jungle-like interior will make you feel like you’ve escaped to somewhere much warmer than Toronto in the winter!

Where: 337 King St W

Bar Koukla 

 

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Nestled in the heart of Ossington Bar Koukla is small, intimate and cozy. From snacks to wine during the week and brunch of the weekends make this one of your stops on a chilly day this winter.

Where: 88 Ossington Ave

Madrina 

 

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Madrina is a tapas bar located in arguably one of the cozietst spots in the city, the Distillery District. Share some dishes with your friends and post up for the evening.

Where: 2 Trinity St

And/Ore

 

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This new restaurant in Toronto has a section that looks like you’re dining inside of a cave! The warm lighting, creative cocktails and stunning interior have the makings for a perfect night-in!

Where: 1040 Queen St W

Time to shake off the cold of the winter and get cozy at one of these restaurants, Toronto!