About Canoe Restaurant and Bar
54th Floor TD Bank Tower
Toronto, ON M5K 1H6
Critically acclaimed to be among Canada’s best restaurants, Canoe's unique location high atop the TD Bank Tower affords a breathtaking view of the city and Lake Ontario. The design, originally conceptualized by noted designers Yabu Pushelberg and most recently refreshed by Anacleto Design, is clean and simple, yet absolutely stylish - a brilliant reflection of Canada's rich raw environment. That same brilliance is captured through the flavours and textures of Chef John Horne's inspired regional Canadian cuisine. The menu showcases the freshest and finest Canadian fish, game and produce, as well as an outstanding selection of Canadian vintages. "All that is Canadian defines Canoe." Florence Fabricant, The New York Times
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45- 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Bay and Wellington Streets
CAN$51 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Validated parking is available after 5:30pm. Parking is available in the Toronto Dominion Centre at 66 Wellington St. W. It is the TD Centre parking lot, situated on the North side of Wellington, before York St.
King and Bay
Private Party Facilities:
Canoe offers two exclusive private dining rooms accommodating groups up to 60, featuring breathtaking lakeside views. Canoe is also available for full buy-outs on weekends, an exquisite choice for weddings and special gatherings.
Private Party Contact:
Oliver & Bonacini Events and Private Dining: 8884493959
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Canoe Restaurant and Bar Ratings and Reviews
The whole experience is absolutely breat ...
The whole experience is absolutely breathtaking. Service is outstanding to match the phenomenal food, very inspiring, well thought out and presented. The wines that were paired with the meal were perfect and a couple of the best that I have tasted. It is worth every cent in every way, a must visit for any diner that is looking to be blown away. Well done everyone!
Went for anniversary dinner. Couldn't ge ...
Went for anniversary dinner. Couldn't get a window table, although got one once before and the view was spectacular. Food was ok, service was average at most (Sarah). Didn't ignore us or anything but clearly didn't make an effort to get to know us either. Was very attentive to the table with two businessmen beside us instead. Fav part of the food was wild rye ice cream in dessert, pp+g and the complementary bread and spread. Would go again for special occasions but this experience was average at most.
A wonderful view and delicious food. The ...
A wonderful view and delicious food. The service was phenomenal. Michael, our waiter, was very kind and welcomed us to Toronto. The chef graciously offered us two dishes to help us celebrate our first time in Toronto. Would love to return!!
The Lamb was absolutely disgusting. It w ...
The Lamb was absolutely disgusting. It was a mixture of lean over cooked flesh and a weird muscle that winded through the length of the miniature portion. It was gelatinous. Ugh. The ribeye was cut into two thin slices that were ordered midrare and served well done. On a positive the wine was excellent. Overall this place has no business as a top Toronto restaurant and if it was not for its panoramic views of the beautiful cityit would be long out of business. Tip... save your money. To the chef, you should be embarrassed.
Went for a NYE dinner. View was nice fro ...
Went for a NYE dinner. View was nice from the 54th floor, although we were put in a private dining room where view wasn't as great. Food was decent (for the price I would say it was just acceptable), but the service was awful. Irish dude barely paid any attention to us as soon as he found out we weren't ordering alcohol.
Love the views and the ambience - very e ...
Love the views and the ambience - very elegant and classy room. Butternut squash soup feature was outstanding. Main courses were good although perhaps not as memorable. Desserts really shined, everyone agreed they were the highlights. This is definitely a fancy spot for a memorable meal
It's too bad that Toronto doesn't have a ...
It's too bad that Toronto doesn't have a Michelin guide because this restaurant is deserving of at least 1 star. Well worth the trip to the city to eat here. Fantastic food with each dish inspired by a particular part of Canada.
Great food with a focus on Canadian cont ...
Great food with a focus on Canadian content. Took the entire family. We have one picky eater and they whipped up a pasta dish in the kitchen - she told us it was the best pasta she had ever had. The view, as always, is very impressive.
Our 47th wedding anniversary dinner was ...
Our 47th wedding anniversary dinner was exceptional. From the Happy Anniversary greeting from the hostess through the excellent service, wonderful food, attentativeness of all the staff, attention to detail and ending with Happy Anniversary greetings and cake on the oval plate brought to our table. It was a very memorable evening and well worth the price.
Visited Canoe on my last trip home and i ...
Visited Canoe on my last trip home and it didn't rise to the level of previous experiences in 2010/2011. Nice wines and beautiful room, excellent service and enjoyable desserts but mains (fish) and starters (a soup) were competent but not memorable. At this price point, and given other wonderful experiences at this Toronto institution. I expect a bit more. Still enjoyable.
My gf and I truly enjoyed our year anniv ...
My gf and I truly enjoyed our year anniversary here. The staff were very welcoming and the food was delectable. We will certainly keep coming back. We hope that others enjoyed it as much as we did. We will also definitely recommend this restaurant to others.
Overrated place! Food ok but they try to ...
Overrated place! Food ok but they try too much. Hostesses all dressed the same (horrible print!). Too many tastes in one plate. Never understood bringing coffee BEFORE cheese and desserts WITH Armagnac.....?...place looks like a cafeteria....
We had a very nice evening at Canoe. We ...
We had a very nice evening at Canoe. We had requested a window table but unfortunately we did not get one. We still had a reasonable view from our table.
The mushroom soup was a highlight and beautifully presented. I found my cod dish a bit too salty.
Our party of four went to this restauran ...
Our party of four went to this restaurant for a business meeting. We opted for the chef's prefix menu with wine pairing. It was excellent - my favorite and in general unanimous choice was second course three mother soup. I could had that as my only course albeit a lot more.
Wine pairings were mostly good with one (brut/Champaign) that I would have avoided for me personally.
We shared the main entree course - although I wished I didn't as I liked my pork choice a lot and the venison was too chewy for me. There was a small element on the venison dish, wild rabbit pot pie - which was really like one/two bites which was wonderful. They should consider changing that dish into just a larger pot pie and do away with venison IMHO.
Our server was really nice. But he lacked ability to converse about the meal. Luckily for him and the restaurant, the food more than made up for this as well as other staff stepped in with explanation of the food with nice stories.
The food wasn't bad, but it wasn't the b ...
The food wasn't bad, but it wasn't the best thing I have ever had. I have definitely had better food at restaurants that were at a much lower price point. The view is nice, though. This is a place I would go to once, just to try, but I don't think I would be going back.
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