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About Canoe Restaurant and Bar
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
54th Floor TD Bank Tower
Toronto, ON M5K 1H6
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: (888) 449-3959
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
Enjoyed everything, the view, food, ambiance. I requested for a window seat. My family love it. Our Server is excellent, Knowledgeable, easy to approach. We were not rushed.
We will go back and will reserve facing the kitchen area. It looks fun and will be a different experience.
I have been to Canoe several times and this is a truly great meal and experience. The staff are amazing, professional and knowledgeable. Just have the tasting menu which is regularly changing, and the wine pairings. You cannot go wrong. This is one of Toronto's more exceptional restaurants.
Canoe is a lot like the restaurant at the Prudential Center in Boston - decent food with high prices due to the incredible view. The food was good, don't get me wrong, but you are paying for the view. Sure go to Canoe, enjoy the sights, but then go check out Le Banane.
Absolutely loved this place. We decided to order the tasting menu plus the wine pairing. The chef was so accommodating of my dietary requirements and ad-libbed an amazing meal for me. The wine pairings were spectacular. A very special meal in a comfortable atmosphere overlooking the beautiful lake. Could not have made for a more perfect night!
It's a great place to see the city and the food was mostly very good. The halibut was tasty as were the fresh oysters. Desserts were all incredible. The only thing that was not great was the fresh burrata with seaweed/something. The texture was off and the flavors just didn't go. The cocktails were also good. Very expensive for what it was... but maybe it's because they now do events on the weekends and that is taking away from the specialness of the food. Some of the service was great, yet wine came well after we got our dinner order. Service felt rushed and not that caring for as much as you spent
We walked through valet parking to the bank building and rode to the 54th floor and Canoe Restaurant. We were seated near the window and the hostess took drink orders of a gin Martini for Lew and a Maker's Mark Manhattan for me. Our very personable server, Faiez, made suggestions. We opted out of the tasting menu, but learned that those selections were also available a-la-carte. The bread course was served with a "bean hummus" that was superb. Lew picked the mushroom soup (16) for her first course and I selected the veal sweetbreads (24) from the tasting menu. For her entree, Lew selected Ash Crusted Rib Eye (55) while I picked Great Lakes Pickerel (39). With dinner, Lew
had a glass of Tomera Malbec (25), with my Canoe Riesling (18). With dessert out of the
question, we called for the check. When we noted that the cocktails were missing from the bill, we were told they were complimentary for tired travelers.
This was a special occasion and we need we were ready to splurge.
It is service is fabulous and the view is unique.
The fish dishes were excellent ( halibut and pickerel) .
Desserts were very good but portions are small is you like to share.
The sommelier was very helpful to find us an excellent wine to match our choices .
Overall a wonderful evening but you pay a little extra for all of this.
So once in a while...
Booked my 12:30 lunch reservation weeks in advance for August 2nd - I was looking forward to seeing an old university friend who would be in town. Of course I requested a window table, as I have often done. Follow up call on the morning of August 2nd from staff to confirm the reservation, and I reiterated my request for a window table. Show up ten minutes late (busy banker from London in meetings) at 12:40 only to be advised that a window table is not available. Perhaps the inability of Canoe to oblige a customer's request might stem from the Open Table reservation. Yet I had spoken with the restaurant that morning. Needless to say, I was fit to be portaged when we took our 2nd tier table. Despite the wondrous view, still excellent service, and sometimes brilliant cooking - I am now left with feelings of not wanting to take the trouble to reserve in the future, or to return - those thoughts had never crossed my mind until now.
We came to Toronto to discover the fine dinning scene. Canoe was on top of the list according to reviews. It lived to its reputation. Venison tartare and green beats salad to start and duck and risotto as principals, all with a Niagara cabernet franc to help. Very refined cuisine and serious service to look after you. Congratulations to all the team there, well done.
Amazing! I was skeptical about going to Canoe because I really didn't know what to expect from the food from the TripAdvisor reviews. I knew the view was going to be amazing and it was. But my GOD the food here was orgasmic! I mean the attention to details and flavors created a indescribable feeling for your tastebuds. This was hands down one of the best meals of my life, even my wife thought so too for her dishes. We still were talking about it 3 days later.
I had the venison tartare ... perfect!
Heritage pork ... stunning!
Butter tart ... sensational!
My daughter had the shrimp cocktail from the bar menu and the shrimp were massive! Worth it for a kids meal or appetizer.
My wife had the duck which was ok, not my favorite!
There was nothing bad about our experience. We had a great view by the window, wonderful service, excellent food! They even brought out a small dessert with a candle because it was our anniversary!
Will be going to Canoe every time I'm in Toronto! Simply the best!!!
We were visiting Toronto for the first time and wanted to try some of the best food they have to offer. Canoe was well-reviewed, and we wanted a great view, so we went for lunch. We're from Berkeley CA so we've gotten to eat at some amazing places, and Canoe rated right up there with the best. Each dish used creative ingredients and combinations, without being overly busy, fussy or clever. Flavors were well-balanced and subtle. Our waiter was terrific - I only took off one star because the appetizer came out before our wine was served, and since a big part of what I enjoy with a meal is tasting the combination of the food with the wine, that was less than ideal. It's definitely pricey - I was glad for a good exchange rate - but sometimes you just spend the money for a great dining experience. We enjoyed it so much, we went back for late-night cocktails after the theater.
Décoration riche, mais sobre; vue splendide sur la ville et le port; le site est superbe. Le service est courtois, parfait: nous hésitions entre deux vins au verre et on nous a fait gouter les deux. L'agneau braise était un peu trop gras mais l'ensemble était délicieux
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