Top 25 Restaurants for Solo Dining in Canada for 2019

Who says you can’t have a party of one? Solo dining in Canada is on the rise, reservations for parties of one have grown by 75 per cent since 2017. OpenTable's Top 25 Restaurants for Solo Dining in Canada for 2019 celebrates solo diners and the restaurants that welcome them. 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.

As Voted by OpenTable Diners
Restaurants:Akira Back, Atelier - Ottawa, Chez Sophie - Montreal
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Asian, Contemporary Canadian, French
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Entertainment District, Downtown, Griffintown/St-Henri

Akira Back

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown / Entertainment District
923 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

We had the most amazing experience. Josh our server very friendly and knowledgable of the menu and history of Akira Back . We met Sous chef Kim and answered all of our questions about the menu. The at...

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Atelier - Ottawa

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
1,573 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu

Food is inventive and surprising.

Best Overall in Ottawa

Chez Sophie - Montreal

$$$$·French·
Griffintown/St-Henri
707 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies

Excellent food, service and ambiance. Definitely highly recommended.

Notable Wine List in Montreal / Quebec

DaiLo

$$$$·Asian·
Little Italy / College St.
1,087 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

The food did not disappoint in any way. We did the chefs choice five course meal and it was truly outstanding. The octopus tacos and the venison carpaccio were truly amazing. The service was equally o...

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Damas

$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
2,987 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu

Heard great things about Damas, and was not disappointed at all. Will be back 100%.

Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel

$$$$·Canadian·
Banff
939 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion

Incredible evening, easily the best food and service and I’ve ever received. Very excited to visit again the next time I’m in Banff.

Best Food in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Grapes - Fairmont Banff Springs

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Banff
228 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

Awesome charcuterie and fondue. Great cocktails and wine selection. Be sure to reserve early as it is a very small, intimate bar. Servers are very friendly and knowledgeable about menu items.

Best Service in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Grey Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Chinatown / Kensington Market
652 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List

Just great - lived up to expectations. Great wine list too.

Contemporary American in Toronto / Ontario
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Le Club Chasse et Peche

$$$$·French·
Old Montreal
971 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

Awesome food and overall experience. We had the surf and turf and filet. Outstanding!

Notable Wine List in Montreal / Quebec

Le Muscadin

$$$$·Italian·
Old Montreal
130 reviews

Fantastic service as usual! Ask for the zabaglione!

Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Opus Restaurant

$$$$·Continental·
Yorkville
312 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

Great food, very nice service, the best wine list I ever saw. Great place for a wonderful evening!

Pigeonhole

$$$$·Dining Bar·
Downtown
1,216 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays

Everything was great! One of our favourite places to dine.

Scaramouche Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Toronto / Ontario
1,868 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic

Never had a bad meal/experience here. Everything is on point.

Best Overall in Exclusive

Sukiyaki House

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
545 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

This place is delicious. Everything we ate was really well prepared and very fresh! The spicy mayo is incredible.

Fit for Foodies in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Ten Foot Henry

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Calgary
3,362 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

The food never lets me down! Pasta dishes are always so great!! Love the aesthetics of the restaurant so much and prices are so reasonable for good food! My favorite restaurant in Calgary hands down!

Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Tzin Wine & Tapas

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Edmonton
1,859 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Extraordinary!

Best Overall in Edmonton / Northern Alberta

Yasu - Sushi Bar

$$$$·Japanese·
Toronto / Ontario
265 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic

Very cozy location with an intimate experience that is both delicious and informative.

Best Overall in Exclusive

The Yellow Pear Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
St. Catharines
504 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

It's worth going!!! I enjoyed the food and service. I highly recommend it.

Best Ambiance in Toronto / Ontario
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Yukashi Japanese Cuisine

$$$$·Japanese·
Yonge and Eglinton
162 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine

First time there, chef and the waitress were really nice. The food is good. Recommend the counter seats.

Best Overall in Toronto / Ontario

Yuwa Japanese Cuisine (fka Zest Restaurant)

$$$$·Japanese·
Kitsilano
930 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

A chic menu, expertly prepared and delivered. The food was delicate and absolutely delicious!

Japanese in Vancouver / British Columbia