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100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2020

The season of love is upon us. Our #OpenTable100 Most Romantic Restaurants list for 2020 honours enticing spots with intimate atmospheres, curated menus and bespoke service so loved ones can connect over a delicious celebration. Our list of honourees is based on an analysis of 500,000+ reviews of more than 3,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners.

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As Voted by OpenTable Diners
Updated January 24, 2020
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40 Westt Steakhouse

$$$$
Steakhouse
West Island
4.7
1269 reviews
Great place. Great food. Great service.

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529 Wellington

$$$$
Steak
Little Italy/Corydon Village
4.8
1710 reviews
The food prepared was absolutely delicious!

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Akira Back

$$$$
Asian
Entertainment District
4.7
1325 reviews
Fantastic food and service.

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Alloy

$$$$
Global, International
Calgary
4.7
3846 reviews
The food was tasty. Good service and wine!

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Atlas Steak + Fish - Burnaby

$$$$
Steakhouse
Burnaby
4.6
1389 reviews
Beautiful atmosphere, the decor and live entertainment along with delicious food and very attentive and pleasant servers. Definitely recommend this place and will return again soon.


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Auberge du Pommier

$$$$
French
Midtown / Uptown
4.7
4563 reviews
Everything was fabulous and service was wonderful.


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Bar George

$$$$
British
Downtown
4.6
1654 reviews
Best restaurant and staff in town, the food was amazing!

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Bar Isabel

$$$$
Spanish
Little Italy / College St.
4.7
1179 reviews
Great food - delicious chorizo, homemade bread, everything was great. We had the front table by the window, nice little date night for us. Enjoyed every bite, while sipping a bit of wine. Cool ambiance as well, server was helpful with menu, we enjoyed our first time there.


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Berkeley North

$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates
Hamilton
4.8
1247 reviews
We enjoyed our evening at Berkeley North very much. The wait staff was attentive, informative and friendly. The food was delicious and we are looking forward to a return visit soon.

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The Bison Restaurant

$$$$
Canadian
Banff
4.6
2235 reviews
Came here two nights in a row because the food was THAT GOOD. Easily the best meal we had in Banff!


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Blu Ristorante

$$$$
Italian
Yorkville
4.6
2543 reviews
Absolutely amazing! A romantic spot to celebrate a special occasion. Attentive and knowledgeable staff.


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BlueBlood Steakhouse

$$$$
Steakhouse
Midtown / Uptown
4.6
3175 reviews
Great service, the steaks and side dishes were impeccable and the table side Alaska was the perfect conclusion for a special dinner. Many thanks for the whole staff!


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Bonaparte

$$$$
French
Old Montreal
4.7
3622 reviews
Very nice dinner with my daughter, good food great service.

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Botanist

$$$$
Unspecified
Coal Harbour
4.7
2154 reviews
Our waiter Brendan was the best! He was so fun and attentive and knowledgeable. Everything was beautiful and lovely and the food was great. Highly recommend.

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Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

$$$$
Seafood
Downtown
4.7
1902 reviews
Very good food and super good service!!

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Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

$$$$
Canadian
Calgary
4.7
3356 reviews
The food was excellent, staff were friendly and had great menu suggestions. Looking forward to going back!

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Bridgette Bar

$$$$
American
Downtown
4.8
3110 reviews
Great food and service. Greet date night. Loved it.

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Buca

$$$$
Italian
King West
4.5
1862 reviews
Came here from Niagara, had an amazing experience!

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Buca Yorkville

$$$$
Italian
Yorkville
4.5
1240 reviews
Amazing restaurant. One of the best Italian restaurants in this city of Toronto.

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Bundok

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Edmonton
4.7
640 reviews
Food was prepared and presented to perfection.

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The Butchart Gardens - The Dining Room

$$$$
Northwest
Central Saanich
4.9
3433 reviews
Superb, unique food and thoughtful service.

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Byblos - Downtown

$$$$
Mediterranean
Financial District
4.7
3087 reviews
Excellent food made with incredibly tasty sauces and spices. Service was outstanding. Would definitely go again.

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Byblos Uptown

$$$$
Middle Eastern
Midtown / Uptown
4.3
914 reviews
Excellent at every level. Wonderful tasting menu. I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone.

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Café Boulud

$$$$
French
Yorkville
4.7
3037 reviews
Excellent ambience for special dinner. Staff very attentive but unobtrusive.


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Cafe Carlo

$$$$
Italian
Little Italy/Corydon Village
4.8
2056 reviews
Wonderful place to eat! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for great service, a delicious meal and wonderful atmosphere.

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Canoe Restaurant and Bar

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Financial District
4.6
5072 reviews
For us, this is top of Toronto. Outstanding in every way.


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The Canteen on Portland

$$$$
Farm-to-table
Dartmouth
4.8
2220 reviews
Great coconut curry.

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Cardinale

$$$$
Italian
Calgary
4.8
1058 reviews
Very enjoyable, great food and wine, and great service!

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Carisma

$$$$
Italian
Financial District
4.7
1694 reviews
One of the best lamb chops I’ve ever had.

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Chiado

$$$$
Portuguese
Little Italy / College St.
4.8
1068 reviews
As always, outstanding service and food.

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Cucci Ristorante

$$$$
Italian
Oakville
4.6
2614 reviews
Always an incredible experience. Fantastic food, amazing service and ambiance.


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Damas

$$$$
Syrian
Mile End
4.7
3519 reviews
Everything was absolutely spectacular, we ended up being 10min late for our reservation due to our Uber getting stuck. We call ahead to let them know and they were very appreciative. Once we arrived our table was ready immediately, service/food/drinks/atmosphere were on point. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Montreal, certainly a must stop.

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Deane House

$$$$
Canadian
Inglewood
4.7
1318 reviews
This was our second visit and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Chris, our server was attentive and suggested the Ginger Beets which were delicious.


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Don Alfonso 1890

$$$$
Contemporary Italian
Harbourfront
4.7
1054 reviews
It was an amazing experience would definitely recommend!


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Fairouz Cafe

$$$$
Middle Eastern
Downtown
4.5
1301 reviews
irouz was terrific. Had dinner there with a few friends (5 people). The food was a culinary delight with each course explained when served and talented bartenders. We absolutely loved it!


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Fishbone Kitchen + Bar- Aurora

$$$$
Mediterranean
Aurora
4.7
1227 reviews
Amazing thin crust pizza. Service is top notch and it's a stylish interior.

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George Restaurant

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Financial District
4.6
2955 reviews
Incredible experience.

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Giulietta

$$$$
Italian
Little Portugal / Dundas West
4.7
1333 reviews
Make sure to book the counter seating by the chefs!! We had an amazing dinner.


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The Good Earth Vineyard And Winery

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Niagara Falls
4.8
1906 reviews
Love this place! The food is excellent. The service is simply outstanding. Highly recommended!

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Gotham Steakhouse and Bar

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
2951 reviews
Our waiter was awesome. The food was amazing. I will definitely come back again!

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Graziella Restaurant

$$$$
Italian
Old Montreal
4.7
1010 reviews
Always highly satisfied when eating at Graziella. Food is fantastic, and service is perfect. Never disappointed.

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Grey Gardens

$$$$
Contemporary American
Chinatown / Kensington Market
4.7
831 reviews
Grey Gardens is one of my favorite restaurants in Toronto! A visit to Grey Gardens always feels like I’m coming to a good friend or family’s house for an incredible meal.


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Gyu-Kaku - Montréal, QC

$$$$
Japanese
Downtown
4.7
659 reviews
Very nice food. The best was the bibimbap beef and chili dumplings.

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Harbour Sixty

$$$$
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.4
1902 reviews
Love this place! I always come with my husband for special occasions.

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Hearth Restaurant

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Saskatoon
4.8
1041 reviews
Excellent food and service. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery

$$$$
Winery
Kelowna
4.8
2014 reviews
Cedar Creek Winery has been my favourite winery since 2002, and I finally had the opportunity to experience Home Block for the first time this past Sunday. I was absolutely overwhelmed by how exquisite this restaurant is!


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Hoogan & Beaufort

$$$$
French / Canadian
Montreal East
4.8
1464 reviews
We had an amazing meal. We had the tasting menu and the wine pairing. They willingly accommodated our vegetarian and pescatarian diets. We were seated at the bar and had a delightful time chatting with the bartender.


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Hy's Steakhouse - Calgary

$$$$
Steakhouse
Calgary
4.8
2022 reviews
Super cozy, delicious food, great service.

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Hy's Steakhouse Vancouver

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
3113 reviews
Always amazing.

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Il Buco

$$$$
Italian
Barrie
4.8
995 reviews
Great night, first time but not last time!


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Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

$$$$
International
Mile End
4.8
1573 reviews
A beautiful space with elegant, delicious food and truly gracious and kind service.

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Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar

$$$$
Contemporary Italian
Bragg Creek
4.7
1733 reviews
Very quaint restaurant with great service and food.

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Joe Fortes Vancouver

$$$$
Seafood
West End
4.6
6915 reviews
Beautiful location, great service, delicious food.

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Joso's

$$$$
Seafood
Yorkville
4.8
721 reviews
Really nice staff and amazing food.


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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Calgary 4th Ave

$$$$
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
3086 reviews
We do love the ambience of this restaurant!

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - King West

$$$$
Steakhouse
King West
4.6
1118 reviews
Dined with my family and between the service and food, the Keg Steakhouse was outstanding.

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Waterdown

$$$$
Steakhouse
Hamilton
4.6
1673 reviews
The food and our server were excellent. We will be back soon!

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Esplanade

$$$$
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.6
1728 reviews
Great food, great service.

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Kitchen76 at Two Sisters Vineyards

$$$$
Italian
Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.7
4199 reviews
Thank you for an exceptional pizza lunch with a delicious glass of wine. The service we received was wonderful, and our pizzas were absolutely sinful.

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L'Abattoir Restaurant

$$$$
French
Gastown
4.7
3449 reviews
Food was delicious, service was amazing.


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The Lake House

$$$$
Canadian
Calgary
4.7
2870 reviews
It was absolutely AMAZING. Food, service, atmosphere were top notch. Loads of parking available as well. We can’t wait to go back!!


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Le Filet

$$$$
French / Japanese
Mile End
4.8
1035 reviews
Amazing restaurant! Delicious food and wine. We will be back!

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Lupo Restaurant & Vinoteca

$$$$
Italian
Yaletown
4.8
3077 reviews
Excellent food and service.

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Maison Boulud

$$$$
Contemporary French
Downtown
4.7
2234 reviews
Very creative dishes using classics and some new twists. Everything served by an attentive and informative staff.

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Maison Selby

$$$$
French
The Village
4.6
1128 reviews
Found this place by complete accident and am so happy I did!


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Michael's on Simcoe

$$$$
Steakhouse
Entertainment District
4.4
1206 reviews
The staff was courteous and prompt and the food was exemplary.

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Miku Restaurant - Toronto

$$$$
Japanese
Financial District
4.6
2428 reviews
Great quality of service and food.


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Model Milk

$$$$
Contemporary American
Calgary
4.7
1651 reviews
Outstanding as always.

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The Nash

$$$$
Canadian
Inglewood
4.7
2233 reviews
Wonderful atmosphere, great food, great staff. Best restaurant in Calgary.


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Osteria Savio Volpe

$$$$
Italian
Mount Pleasant
4.8
3847 reviews
Highly recommended. Excellent food & services. Would visit soon!

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Patria

$$$$
Spanish
King West
4.6
2322 reviews
I am so happy with our experience! Our server TOM was incredible!!!

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The Winery Restaurant at Peller Estates

$$$$
Continental
Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.6
4176 reviews
We had a fantastic dinner at Peller! We did the tasting menu with the wine pairing and the food was excellent, the service was great, and the value was incredible!


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The Press Gang

$$$$
Global, International
Halifax
4.8
1804 reviews
Absolutely outstanding. Highly recommend. Can’t beat this restaurant for a special evening out!

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Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery

$$$$
Northwest
Kelowna
4.7
4892 reviews
Excellent.

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Restaurant Le Continental

$$$$
French
Québec
4.6
1455 reviews
The mains were delicious with good but not excessive portions. All accompanied by a crisp Riesling. The restaurant really stands out for its service.

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Restaurant Toque!

$$$$
French / Canadian
Old Montreal
4.8
2942 reviews
An excellent restaurant with a menu full of flavor. Exceptional wine list.

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Riviera

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Downtown
4.7
2099 reviews
Had the delicious steak salad. Tender and juicy meat beautifully presented. Great service and outstanding manager Marco who looked after us. Can’t wait for my next meal there!

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

$$$$
Steak
Calgary
4.8
2243 reviews
Great experience and great food.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Toronto

$$$$
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.6
2281 reviews
Our meal was over the moon, but our server was even better. Kimberley is a fantastic asset to your establishment. We couldn’t possibly have felt more comfortable.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Edmonton

$$$$
Steak
Edmonton
4.8
1730 reviews
We ❤️ love eating here whenever we are in town.

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Sabor Restaurant

$$$$
Seafood
Edmonton
4.8
3736 reviews
Had a great time. The food and the service were great. I will continue to come back here whenever I’m in Edmonton.

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Scaramouche Restaurant

$$$$
French
Midtown / Uptown
4.8
2212 reviews
Very good presentation!

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The Shore Club - Toronto

$$$$
Seafood
Financial District
4.5
1855 reviews
I had requested a quiet table and were given as quiet a spot as possible. Our waitperson Liz was great. So friendly and accommodating since we were in a bit of a time crunch—she made our dinner a really nice experience.

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Sofia

$$$$
Italian
Yorkville
4.5
1171 reviews
Always nice to visit.

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Take Five Bistro

$$$$
Steak
Downtown Windsor
4.9
1437 reviews
The food and service was great. Overall a really good experience and will recommend for others.

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Sauvage Restaurant

$$$$
Canadian
Canmore
4.7
2399 reviews
Tapas is an amazing dinning experience. The quaint ambiance combined with stellar food make it a one of a kind place.


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Teatro Restaurant

$$$$
Contemporary Italian
Calgary
4.7
2457 reviews
The service at Teatro is always amazing, but they definitely went above and beyond this visit.


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Ten Foot Henry

$$$$
Contemporary Canadian
Calgary
4.8
4452 reviews
Delicious food and fantastic service!

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TOCA - The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

$$$$
Italian
Entertainment District
4.6
1716 reviews
We had a great time! The food was tasty and diverse in selection.


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

$$$$
Canadian
Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.7
3463 reviews
Sat and the kitchen bar. Interesting watching the chefs work. Good recommendations. Well looked after. Food excellent. Big portions. Will definitely be back.


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Tzin Wine & Tapas

$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates
Edmonton
4.9
2034 reviews
As always, Tzin was excellent. Perfect place for a date due to its ambiance, food, and staff.


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Vero Bistro Moderne

$$$$
Italian
Calgary
4.8
1800 reviews
We love this restaurant.


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Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant

$$$$
Continental
Vineland
4.7
2492 reviews
Shared a charcuterie platter, mussels (in white wine sauce), grilled calamari, sorbets, and spiced pumpkin mousse amongst four people. Every single dish was fantastic. Would absolutely recommend.

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Vintage Chophouse & Tavern

$$$$
Steakhouse
Calgary
4.7
2620 reviews
Wonderful food, ambience and service as usual. Steak is superb and service is always top notch.

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