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Guide: 8 restaurants with amazing views in Toronto

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The views in Toronto are so legendary they’ve been featured in album titles. Well, Drake album titles. Okay ONE Drake album title. But still! That’s pretty cool! If you want to enjoy a delicious dinner while gazing at the legendary sights, we’ve found just the places for you. These are some of the best restaurants with stellar views in Toronto. Sit down and get ready to make your date feel uncomfortable with how much you’re looking out the window.

Here are 8 restaurants with the best views in Toronto.

KOST

Toronto views restaurants

This bright and breezy spot might not be the cheapest, but you could be sitting next to celebs up here. Inspired by the California coastline, the decor is almost as good as the view. We recommend sipping on a cold-pressed juice while you stare out the window and forget how cold it is out there. Pretty. But so so cold! Good thing they’re open all year long. Come back when the outside matches the inside and take a dip in their outdoor pool.

Where: Bisha Hotel, 44th Floor, 80 Blue Jays Way

THE ONE EIGHTY

This place is the ultimate location for perfect views of Toronto. Located on the top floor of the Manulife Centre, they overlook gorgeous city sights. Plus, their wraparound patio gives even better views once summer comes. Be sure to get there early though if you want a south-facing table for that classic CN Tower spotting. They don’t reserve specific tables and these ones fill up fast! Trust us, we’ve found ourselves waiting for them more times than we care to admit.

Where: Manulife Centre, 51st Floor, 55 Bloor St W

CANOE

Toronto views restaurants

Catch beautiful views of the lake and the city skyline at this 5-star spot. Canoe specializes in contemporary Canadian cuisine, with dishes inspired by the landscape, history and culture of our true north strong and free! Plus, they work closely with farmers and suppliers so you know you’re getting the freshest ingredients in your dinner here. Doesn’t get much better than that, eh?

Where: TD Bank Tower, 54th Floor, 66 Wellington St

LAVELLE

Toronto views restaurants

This place has pretty much all you could dream of when it comes to stellar sights of the city. Their 360 degree views make dining here more than memorable. AND they have a bar and an outdoor pool, so come back in the summertime for a skyline dip. Catch us flexing arm floaties on the ‘gram.

Where: 627 King St W

TOULA RESTAURANT AND BAR

toula

Located in the heart of the Entertainment District, Toula is the place to go for Italian bites paired with city sights. Plus, they have a wine selection to die for. So sip some chardonnay while you marvel at the gorgeous view! Could you bellyflop from up here or is that certain death?

Where: The Westin Harbour Castle, 38th Floor, 1 Harbour Sq

AGAINST THE GRAIN

Toronto views restaurants

This view goes a little against the grain from the other spots on this list. Haha. Well, instead of the beautiful city skyline, this restaurant features more of a lakefront view. But we promise, it’s just as gorgeous. Located right on the harbourfront, head here for all the bar snacks and pints you could dream of. Plus, watch the sun set over the Toronto Islands. Told ya it was just as good as the city skyline.

Where: 25 Dockside Dr

THE SUMMIT LODGE AT THE BROADVIEW

 

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Have you ever found yourself craving a winter lodge getaway but just don’t have time to leave the city? Well, this place lets you enjoy all that, right in the heart of downtown! It merges cozy cottage feels with stunning city sights! Just head to the rooftop lounge at The Broadview Hotel for this cozy pop-up lodge experience. Be sure to stop by on a weekday from 5PM-7PM to catch their happy hour deals! Are we apres-ski at a lodge in Lake Louise? Almost fooled us.

Where: The Broadview Hotel, 106 Broadview Ave

360 RESTAURANT AT THE CN TOWER

Toronto views restaurants

Most of the incredible views so far have featured the CN Tower. But this one is from it! We can’t talk about restos with gorgeous Toronto views and NOT mention the 360 Restaurant. Like the name promises, this place gives you 360 degree access to the stunning sights of the city. You’ll be high on life and well, really, really high up at this stellar spot.

WhereCN Tower 290 Bremner Blvd

So, where to for dinner? It’s worth annoying everyone else with 30 Instagram stories of the sunset 1 minute apart. What can we say? We’re suckers for pretty things.

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