Great Date Spots In Toronto

By Published On: August 17, 2021

Whether you’re trying to impress someone new or looking to rekindle the flames with your special someone, Toronto has no shortage of places that are fun and guarantee good vibes. It’s important to find a venue that sets the tone for the right mood. A date should always feel a little special and while it’s best to keep things casual you want to show that you put in some effort.

Here are some of our favourite date spots.

1. F’amelia

Located in the charming and historic Cabbagetown neighbourhood, F’amelia is the perfect date night dinner spot. Their menu features classic Italian dishes with an extensive wine list. The interior has a warm and cozy vibe and the patio is softly lit to set the tone for a romantic evening.

2. Balzac’s Market Street

Day time first dates are great for many reasons and offer a chance to try things that you can’t do at night. Balzac’s has the perfect French café vibe. With its cobblestone’s and wide patio facing St.Lawrence Market, this is the perfect place for good conversation and people watching. Take a stroll through the market afterwards and discover some one-of-a-kind treasures along the way. It’s also a fun way to discover each other’s tastes.

3. Patria

This restaurant is nestled in a little alley off the always bustling King St. West area. Their traditional Spanish tapas menu is great for sharing which will encourage you and your date to converse more. This is especially appealing if you both like to try new and interesting cuisine. Kickstart your food sharing adventure with one of their many delicious cocktails.


Stock T.C is a three level grocer conveniently located midtown at Yonge and Eglinton. The vibe is chic and laid back with each floor having a different theme. Their fabulous roof-top patio is always popping and has a great city view that’s perfect for enjoying the breeze while sipping a refreshing cocktail. If you’re looking for a cool and casual place this is it.

5. Pure Spirits Oyster House & Grill

Oysters are an aphrodisiac and Pure Spirits has plenty of them to set the mood. Housed in a historic distillery in the charming Distillery District this place has fresh seafood and an always bustling ambience. Take a walk around this charming area before filling up. There’s tons of art and culture to be discovered.

6.Chotto Matte

This jungle inspired oasis in the centre of the city is sure to impress. You’ll feel you’re on vacation once you’ve entered this tropical gem. Featuring Japanese and Peruvian fare the menu here is vast and colourful with lots of ‘small’ plates that are great for sharing.

7. CLAY Restaurant

If you’re looking for something more unique consider a lunch among the art. Just steps away from busy Yorkville and housed on the third floor of the Gardiner Museum this restaurant offers a great escape. With it’s beautiful rooftop patio enjoy lunch al fresco and then go explore the collection of pottery and other ceramics this place has to offer.

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