5 Toronto Restaurants With a View

Toronto offers some of the most impressive big-city views around. Why not enjoy them while treating yourself to a fine meal or cocktail?

Sit window-side at any of these unique restaurants to watch the city shimmer and shine, day or night, from high on top of the world. ShareThis

Roof Lounge at the Park Hyatt Toronto

Located high above fashionable Yorkville on the hotel’s 18th floor, this sophisticated spot is the site of many a celeb-fueled party, especially during the Toronto International Film Festival. You never know who you might end up rubbing elbows with at The Roof Lounge!

Admire incredible panoramas of the Toronto skyline from the lounge’s classic décor. Enjoy a light meal with selections from the bar menu, or simply relax by the fireplace with a glass of fine wine. In the summer, make your way out onto the terrace for the ultimate bird’s eye view of the city.

Location: 4 Avenue Road
Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
Dress code: Smart Casual
More: ParkToronto.Hyatt.com

Luma

TIFF Bell Lightbox has partnered with powerhouse restaurant brand Oliver & Bonacini to create Luma. More lively than lofty, from its second floor perch the restaurant and bar overlook Toronto’s Entertainment District, one of the city’s trendiest areas.

Watch the passersby on King Street below as you dine on delicacies like seared scallops and truffle ravioli. Try one of Luma’s signature cocktails or premium vintages. And don’t forget about dessert – the Luma Chocolate Bar and Steamed Banana Pudding are both to die for, while the selection of Canadian cheeses is sure to have your mouth watering.

Location: 350 King Street West
Atmosphere: Trendy
Dress code: Smart Casual
More: OliverBonacini.com/Luma

Canoe

Another Oliver & Bonacini favourite, Canoe is a top dining spot for local and visiting members of the elite. Located on the 54th floor of the TD Bank Tower, the restaurant boasts stunning panoramas of the Toronto harbour and downtown core.

Canoe’s Canadian-themed dinner menu features tasty dishes like Northern Woods Mushroom Soup, Cocoa Butter Poached Halibut and Montreal Steak Spiced Venison Loin – all beautifully prepared and presented by Executive Chef John Horne. Try the Tasting Menu to experience a multi-course meal for the entire table. The food tastes even more delicious when combined with the scenery!

Location: 66 Wellington Street West
Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
Dress code: Business Casual
More: OliverBonacini.com/Canoe

The One Eighty

Home to two of Canada’s highest patios, The One Eighty is set atop the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre in the upscale Bloor-Yorkville area. With spectacular views of both the north and south of the city, dining at The One Eighty is an experience like no other.

The award-winning menu by Executive Chef Zack Jacobs combines tapas-style appetizers with seasonal mains and desserts. Be sure to check out the extensive list of wines, beers, cocktails and martinis. The patios at The One Eighty are open from April through October so you can dine in the open air, high above the city, for more than half the year.

Location: 55 Bloor Street West
Atmosphere: Trendy
Dress code: Business Casual
More: The51stFloor.com

360 Restaurant at the CN Tower

If you’re looking for an amazing view, it doesn’t get any better than this. 360 Restaurant is located atop Toronto’s most famous landmark, the CN Tower. It offers an inventive, locally-sourced seasonal menu and an award-winning wine selection – which has put the CN Tower in the Guinness World Records for having the world’s highest wine cellar.

Dining at 360 is an unforgettable experience. The restaurant revolves as you eat so you get to see every angle of the city from more than 351 metres above the ground. As a bonus, the elevator ride to the restaurant, along with access to the CN Tower’s LookOut and Glass Floor levels, is complimentary with the purchase of your meal.

With both prix fixe and à la carte offerings, including vegetarian and seafood options, 360 Restaurant is the perfect destination for a romantic date, anniversary dinner, business lunch or memorable family outing.

Location: 301 Front Street West
Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
Dress code: Smart Casual
More: CNTower.ca/360

Tourism Toronto on Twitter

Tourism Toronto on Facebook

Video Playlist: Toronto Attractions

From exciting theme parks and incredible zoos to spectacular gardens and attractions Toronto has so much to offer no matter what time of year you decide to visit.

Watch more Toronto videos on our YouTube channel.

Toronto for kids: Online games, videos + more.

Check out the all-new Yo Toronto today!

Close