5 Toronto Restaurants with a View

Dazzle with Dinner at These 5 Toronto Restaurants with a View

The best way to experience Toronto is from above. Our city offers some of the most impressive views around. Why not enjoy them while treating yourself to a world-class meal?

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

  1. Roof Lounge at the Park Hyatt Toronto: The Roof Lounge at the Park Hyatt Toronto is 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 when you go to The Roof Lounge!

    Admire incredible panoramas of the Toronto skyline from the lounge’s chic décor. Enjoy a light meal with selections from the light 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
    Hours: Monday-Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
    Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
    Dress Code: Smart Casual

  2. Luma: TIFF Bell Lightbox recently partnered with powerhouse resto brand Oliver & Bonacini to create Luma. It may not boast the same panoramic views as The Roof Lounge, but Luma overlooks Toronto’s west-end theatre 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 W.
    Lunch Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Dinner Hours: Monday-Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Atmosphere: Trendy
    Dress Code: Smart Casual

  3. 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 W.
    Lunch Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Dinner Hours: Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday available for private events.
    Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
    Dress Code: Business Casual

  4. 180 Panorama: Home to two of Canada’s highest patios, 180 Panorama 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 180 Panorama 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 180 Panorama 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 W.
    Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
    Atmosphere: Trendy
    Dress Code: Business Casual

  5. 360 Restaurant at the CN Tower: If you’re looking for an amazing view, it doesn’t get much better than this. 360 Restaurant is located atop of 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 W.
    Lunch Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Dinner Hours: Monday-Saturday, 4:30 pm – 10:00 p.m.
    Atmosphere: Sophisticated, Upscale
    Dress Code: Smart Casual

Is there anything better than pairing a delicious meal with a breathtaking view? Delight both your taste buds and your eyes with an experience you’ll never forget!