Pull out that dress, iron that suit, polish those shoes and head out into the city. It’s date night and you’re looking for the perfect fancy restaurant in Toronto that exceeds your expectations. Maybe you’re out celebrating a huge accomplishment? Whatever your reason may be, we know it’s a good one and the best deserve… well, the best, of course!

Here’s a list of fancy restaurants in Toronto that are worth splurging on:

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Book a reservation at DaNico for an intimate and elegant evening. The stunning restaurant is located at Bathurst and College Streets, offering Michelin-style cuisine in a thoughtfully designed and exquisite space.

Believe it or not, its restroom facilities were recently named the best in Toronto. Talk about details.

Where: 440 College St
When: Wednesday to Sunday from 5 PM to 10 PM


Elegance, glamour, sophistication – these are just some of the words to describe Toronto’s gorgeous dining destination, And/Ore.

Unlike anything we’ve seen in Toronto as of recent, And/Ore offers two unique dining spaces, transporting you to another world. Enjoy a meal on the upper floor where you can enjoy picnic-inspired share plates and snacks or enjoy a delicious cocktail on the mezzanine.

If you’re looking for a more dim and intimate setting, head downstairs to its underground space. “Adventurous diners will embark on a culinary journey of seasonal plates, bold wines, and classic cocktails,” shares the restaurant. The space itself resembles a cave, taking the term “underground hideaway” to another level.

When: Upper level – Tuesday to Saturday from 5 PM to 12 AM // lower level – Wednesday to Saturday from 5 PM to 11 PM

Where: 1040 Queen St West


Described as a “luxuriously appointed steakhouse, sushi counter, cocktail bar, and rooftop terrace,” Aera is located on the 38th floor at 8 Spadina Avenue. It features “an expansive rooftop patio with dramatic views of the CN Tower and Lake Ontario.”

THE spot for a date night or night out with some of your closest friends. This is the perfect excuse to dress up!

When: See here
Where: 8 Spadina Avenue, 38th Floor

Chambers Steakhouse & Supper Club

Located in one of Toronto St.’s historic buildings, Chambers offers a sophisticated and modern environment all while creating THE ultimate dining and nightlife venue for guests. It’s absolutely stunning.

As for its menu, it offers Asian-fusion cuisine and bold cocktails.

When: Tuesday to Saturday from 5 PM to 2 AM
Where: 17 Toronto St

La Plume

According to the restaurant, La Plume’s seasonal menu was created by O&B Executive Chef John Horne after spending time cooking in the South of France.

Expect lunch and dinner specials, along with brunches, daily happy hours, and late-night tête-à-têtes.

All of this will be enjoyed within a stunningly designed interior that pays homage to “elegant French architecture.”

When: Hours can be found here. Bonne Nuit – Thursday from 6 PM to 1 AM, Friday & Saturday from 6 PM to 2 AM
Where: 453 Wellington St W


Daphne is known for its modern American-style restaurant and garden terrace, featuring a menu with a contemporary twist. Expect to enjoy some seasonal American classics, small bites, handcrafted cocktails, and an extensive wine list, on your next night out.

When: Lunch – Monday to Friday 11:30 AM to 3 PM, Limited Menu – Monday to Friday 3 PM to 5 PM, Dinner
Sunday to Wednesday 5 PM to 10 PM & Thursday to Saturday 5 PM to 11 PM,
Brunch – Saturday and Sunday 10:30 AM to 3 PM
Where: 67 Richmond St W


Here’s another INK Entertainment Group venture! This time they’ve teamed up with Harlo Entertainment to open a new supper club experience in Toronto’s midtown. Expect delicious Pan-Asian cuisine and exquisite cocktails at the city’s latest late-night destination.

When: Starting June 6th, Monday to Saturday from 5 PM to 11 PM
12 St. Clair Avenue E

Ristorante Sociale

Elegance is an understamtement at Ristorante Sociale. Seeking fine dining and Italian fare? Explore Ristorante Sociale’s menu and what they have to offer.

When: Wednesday to Saturday from 5:30 PM to Late
Where: 545 King Street W

Don Alfonso 1890

Toronto’s beloved luxurious Italian restaurant, Don Alfonso 1890 welcomes guests to the 38th floor of the Westin Harbour Castle hotel. With stunning 360 panoramic views of the waterfront, an elegant seating area and a lavish bar that catches your eye as you enter the establishment, Don Alfonso does not waver when it comes to a fine dining experience.

When: Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday from 5 PM to 11 PM, Friday and Saturday from 5 PM to 12 AM
1 Harbour Square 38th Floor, Westin Harbour, Toronto