50 Best Restaurants for a Date in Canada for 2019

As Voted by OpenTable Diners

Whether it's your first date or your 500th, it can be stressful picking out restaurants for date night. OpenTable's 2019 list of the 50 Best Restaurants for a Date in Canada highlights the most popular spots across the country with the perfect ambiance, menu options and more to create a truly unforgettable date. The list of honorees is based on an analysis of 500,000+ reviews of more than 3,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:529 Wellington, Auberge du Pommier, Avenue
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steak, French, Canadian
Neighborhoods:Little Italy/Corydon Village, Midtown / Uptown, Regina

529 Wellington

$$$$·Steak·
Little Italy/Corydon Village
1,870 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
I cannot think of a better place for lunch or dinner. I have been there often and plan to continue.
95% recommended

Auberge du Pommier

$$$$·French·
Midtown / Uptown
4,506 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Absolutely amazing as always! Great service, amazing food and amazing wine!
99% recommended

Avenue

$$$$·Canadian·
Regina
657 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
It was a great evening. Excellent food and superb service.
98% recommended
Business Meals in Saskatoon / Saskatchewan

Bar Isabel

$$$$·European·
Little Italy / College St.
571 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We had the most wonderful meal at Bar Isabela. I've had similar dishes at other restaurants and this was wayyyy better. The staff was also wonderful. I will be back!
95% recommended

The Bauer Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Waterloo
2,521 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Service was exceptional. Food was excellent and every effort was made to accommodate our group.
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Toronto / Ontario

Berkeley North

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hamilton
856 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great for pre-theatre dinner. The staff were wonderful.
99% recommended
Best Service in Toronto / Ontario

BlueBlood Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown / Uptown
1,674 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Great food and environment!
91% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Toronto / Ontario

Bolero

$$$$·Brazilian·
Calgary
3,598 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing experience. Will be back.
94% recommended

Bonaparte

$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
3,203 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
I dined here with a friend whilst I was visiting Montreal, from Australia. I found the service throughout our dining experience was nothing less than excellent. Our waiter was veryRead more
100% recommended

Botanist

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Coal Harbour
1,401 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
The service was incredible, and the food was delicious and unique. I would definitely recommend Botanist to anyone living in or visiting Vancouver.
91% recommended
Contemporary Canadian in Vancouver / British Columbia

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Calgary
2,363 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Charming ambience in a heritage building. Food was delicious and attractive.
97% recommended
Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Buon Gusto - Guelph

$$$$·Italian·
Toronto / Ontario
869 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
From the first course to the last, everything was delicious! Practically licked our plates clean!
96% recommended

Byblos - Downtown

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / Financial District
2,313 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Great, flavourful food and excellent service. We're vegetarian and found plenty of options on the menu. Make sure you save room for dessert - they were excellent. Would definitely Read more
97% recommended

Cafe Carlo

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy/Corydon Village
1,730 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Great food and outstanding service. First time we have eaten here, and it was excellent.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Winnipeg / Manitoba

Cannery Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
1,743 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely stellar experience and food.
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Toronto / Ontario

Canoe Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Financial District
4,660 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Brilliant meal and stellar service. High expectations were exceeded.
96% recommended

Days on Front

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Kingston
781 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
What a fabulous experience this was. Seven of us ate here, and we all enjoyed our meals. Apps were also great. Duck was amazing.
98% recommended
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Elora Mill Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Guelph
887 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Food and service was amazing. The atmosphere was amazing and overall perfect birthday dinner.
91% recommended
Best Ambiance in Toronto / Ontario

Fairouz Cafe

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
1,070 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Fairouz is one of our favourite restaurants in Ottawa. We always get amazing service from the serving staff (thank you Taylor!) and of course the kitchen (chef Walid is a superstarRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Ottawa

The Five Fishermen

$$$$·Seafood·
Halifax
1,882 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
This was our last night of a two week east coast trip and we saved the best for last. The service, food and atmosphere was awesome.
88% recommended
Late Night Find in Atlantic Canada

Garde Manger

$$$$·International·
Old Montreal
1,662 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Service and food was fantastic. Went there for a special occasion and staff went out of their way to make sure our experience reflected the same.
95% recommended

Hy's Steakhouse Vancouver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,582 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We have going to Hys since the late Sixties. It remains the BEST restaurant and steakhouse in Vancouver-both the cuisine and service are exceptional! It remains the Gold Standard.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Vancouver / British Columbia

Italian by Night

$$$$·Italian·
Saint John
1,406 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
From the moment we walked in the door it was a wonderful experience! The service, food and ambiance were an excellent start to our evening. We will most definitely be back!
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Atlantic Canada

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Barrie

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Toronto / Ontario
989 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We made a reservation, showed up on time and were seated right away. The food was excellent and service was good also. The manager came by the table to say that the special for theRead more
96% recommended
Best Food in Exclusive

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Crowfoot

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Calgary
2,082 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great service and good food.
98% recommended

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Garry Street

$$$$·Steakhouse·
South Portage
1,130 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Great as always. Everytime we go, we are never disappointed. Will be back again.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Winnipeg / Manitoba

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Guelph

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Guelph
698 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and service, couldn't have been better. Will return soon.
95% recommended
Romantic in Toronto / Ontario

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Hamilton Mountain

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hamilton
1,196 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great service from Jess. Fantastic food. New restaurant is beautiful.
99% recommended
Romantic in Toronto / Ontario

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Kingston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Kingston
1,371 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Once again, an outstanding visit. Everything was awesome. Thank you.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Toronto / Ontario

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Mansion

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cabbagetown
1,277 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Excellent dining experience as usual.
90% recommended

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Moncton

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic Canada
725 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It was our first time there it was a great experience. We had excellent service, and the food was amazing. It was a nice atmosphere. We will definitely go back next time we are in Read more
95% recommended
Romantic in Exclusive

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Pointe-Claire

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pointe-Claire
684 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful anniversary dinner, great service, great food, wonderful ambiance.
100% recommended

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Sherwood Park

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sherwood Park
1,258 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Our waitress was so understanding, and very nice. It was a very good experience.
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Skyview

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,852 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always a good steak!
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - St. James

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birchwood/Silver Heights
892 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our requested booth was ready and available, and we even arrived 15 minutes early. Good service, and we were not rushed. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening.
94% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Winnipeg / Manitoba

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - St. Johns

$$$$·Steakhouse·
St. John's
1,491 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Myself and my Fiancé went there for the first time to celebrate his birthday, and we both agreed that this was the best meal and the best service that we have ever had. We will defRead more
91% recommended
Scenic View in Atlantic Canada

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Windsor Devonshire

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Windsor
1,164 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
This fine dining restaurant has delicious food, as well as very attentive staff and service. I would highly recommend drinks and dinner at this location.
97% recommended
Most Booked in Windsor

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Windsor Riverside

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Windsor
1,294 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very nice and accommodating staff. Always an amazing meal!
95% recommended
Most Booked in Windsor

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Edmonton - Windermere

$$$$·Steak·
Windermere
1,152 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding - everything was great.
96% recommended
Most Booked in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - West Edmonton

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edmonton
1,686 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our service was awesome as always and food very good too. Highly recommend as they never disappoint.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

L'Abattoir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Gastown
3,172 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
One of my most favourite restaurants in the city. The baked whipped cream oysters are simply delicious!
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Vancouver / British Columbia

La Ronde - Chateau Lacombe

$$$$·Canadian·
Edmonton
1,242 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent service. We had a great experience!
94% recommended

Lake House Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
3,283 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
A wonderful lake view in a cozy yet sophisticated historical building. The most delicious brie and fig appetizer. Salads were good as well as the mushroom pizza. Service was perfecRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Niagara

Locale - Aurora

$$$$·Italian·
Aurora
976 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We have gone quit a few times to Locale in Aurora and I want to say that this time was amazing. Our server was fantastic. I forgot her name but she knew her menu and gave us great Read more
96% recommended

Miku Restaurant - Toronto

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Financial District
1,836 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service. Food was outstanding. Overall great experience.
94% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario

The Nash

$$$$·Canadian·
Inglewood
1,596 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Delicious, accommodating, casual yet elegant!!! I had the burger, another person had the Portabello mushrooms (said she was in heaven), and another had the Paparadelle. All were exRead more
96% recommended
Canadian in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Neros Steakhouse - Caesars Windsor

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Windsor
1,703 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
5th time and everytime it gets better...great service.
92% recommended

NeXT

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Kanata
908 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food and drink in a nice atmosphere.
94% recommended

NOtaBLE - the Restaurant

$$$$·Canadian·
Bowness
621 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great spot to get together with friends. Awesome food. Great service.
90% recommended
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ORETTA

$$$$·Italian·
King West
956 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
We went to celebrate our girlfriend's birthday, and we had a fantastic time. Our waitress was phenomenal the food was delicious and the ambiance was incredible. We would recommend Read more
85% recommended
Business Meals in Toronto

Osteria Savio Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Mount Pleasant
2,643 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
First time here and it won't be our last. Everything was fantastic!
96% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia

Patria

$$$$·Spanish·
King West
1,645 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Outstanding attentive service, beautifully presented dishes.
94% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Toronto / Ontario

Peasant Cookery

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Exchange District
1,516 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
The food here was amazing! The service staff were very attentive and friendly. I will definitely return.
92% recommended

Pineridge Hollow

$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
3,560 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
Excellent food and presentation.
97% recommended
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Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,836 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Amazing service, amazing food!!! Great view too!
93% recommended
Most Booked in Niagara

Quails' Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant

$$$$·Northwest·
Kelowna
4,154 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Perfect as usual! Can’t say a bad thing about the experience.
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Vancouver / British Columbia

Remingtons of Niagara

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Niagara Falls
1,269 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
What a fantastic experience! The reservation process was super easy to use online. The food and prices were perfect. Our server was very efficient. Loved the live singing!
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Toronto / Ontario

Riviera

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
1,417 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Came here for our anniversary dinner. Wonderful experience!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Ottawa

Sabor Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Edmonton
3,317 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Lobster risotto was fantastic, and overall everyone enjoyed their food!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

STK Patio Pop-Up - Toronto

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Yorkville
1,268 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Great service and our food was amazing. We would definitely go back.
87% recommended

Storm Crow Manor

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
The Village
567 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Fun spot! Friendly service. Great patio out front. The food is tasty. 😋
98% recommended
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Take Five Bistro

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown Windsor
1,085 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
First experience at Take Five and will definitely be back! Food, service and overall experience was outstanding. One of the best in the city.
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Toronto / Ontario

Top of Vancouver Revolving Restaurant

$$$$·International·
Downtown
4,176 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
My husband and I enjoyed both our meals. Staff was very friendly. Overall a wonderful first experience for us. We will be back!
92% recommended

Trattoria Timone

$$$$·Italian·
Oakville
1,554 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
We've eaten here a few times now and the quality of the food never disappoints. Service was beyond our expectation this second time, as well. Recommend it.
96% recommended
Best Food in Halton

Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake

$$$$·Canadian·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,615 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This was my second time eating at Treadwell’s and the experience has been stellar both times. I ordered the lamb shank and it was without a doubt the best dinner I have eaten in a Read more
90% recommended

The Victor – Parq Vancouver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Stadium District
1,358 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food and wait staff. I would definitely recommend it.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Vancouver / British Columbia

Watermark Restaurant - Niagara Falls

$$$$·Continental·
Niagara Falls
1,514 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Amazing atmosphere & even more amazing service.
Scenic View in Toronto / Ontario

OLO Restaurant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Victoria
726 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food was amazing. Try everything, you will not be disappointed. We had the kitchen tasting and all the flavors complemented each other. This was a real treat.
97% recommended
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