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Canoe Restaurant and Bar, Toronto, ON

Canoe Restaurant and Bar

4.6
4.6
4960 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
Contemporary Canadian
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 Solid Design Creative, 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 Ron McKinlay’s inspired regional Canadian cuisine.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Farm-to-table

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:45 am–1:15 pm Bar Mon–Fri 11:45 am–11:30 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (416) 364-0054

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ron McKinlay

  • Private party facilities

    Canoe has two exclusive private dining rooms accommodating groups up to 100, and full restaurant buyouts on weekends for up to 250 guests, ideal for events of all types. These private upscale rooms are perfect for breakfast meetings, product launches, exclusive dinners, intimate celebrations and weddings.

  • Private party contact

    Oliver & Bonacini Events and Private Dining: (888) 449-3959

  • Neighborhood

    Financial District

  • Cross street

    Bay and Wellington Streets

  • Parking details

    Available in the TD Bank Tower underground parking facilities, on the north side of Wellington. Complimentary for guests after 5:30pm on weeknights and all-day on weekends upon validation at the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    King and Bay

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • Tasting Menu

    CA$185.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Soak up the breathtaking city views from Canoe's 54th floor as you feast on Chef Ron McKinlay's exquisitely crafted tasting menu. Paying tribute to the people, land, and culture of Canada, Taste Canoe is a set menu featuring the finest ingredients from coast to coast. This luxurious experience is perfectly suited for long-awaited celebrations and special milestones, or for gastronomes seeking out unique and interesting flavours and ingredients. Visit canoerestaurant.com to view the current menu, which is subject to change. Chef's Rail only offers Tasting Menu. Wine pairings and additional alcohol can be purchased onsite. With advance notice, our chefs can prepare a vegetarian, pescatarian, or vegan version. Please call us to arrange.

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What 4,960 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Old Toronto

    Best Ambiance

  • Old Toronto

    Notable Wine List

  • Old Toronto

    Scenic View

  • Old Toronto

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant Great view of the city we will be back
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food4service5ambience5
    Views amazing, service very good, food was good but not amazing and considering price a bit disappointing for an overall value perspective. Guess you are paying. For view…
  3. KB

    KeithB

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    The whole experience was not worth the money. The waiter was serving too many tables to really look after my needs.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A must when in Toronto
  5. JF

    JaveriahF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great food with great views. We ordered the tasting menus (vegetarian and regular). It was a little noisy so made it hard to talk but the service , food, and ambience were excellent. Definitely on the pricey side but overall a good experience.
  6. GS

    GS8593

    Vancouver

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the fixed menu Outstanding
  7. SJ

    ShamimJ

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience5
    I have been coming to Canoe since 2003. This is the first time I was really disappointed by service. The food was edible but thats about it. It took more than 15 mins to get my latte after the dessert arrived.
  8. S

    Shang

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Food is good, service is all right. My table wasn’t ready despite my reservation so had to wait and they don’t do anything for special occasions besides putting a card on the table that says Happy Birthday, Anniversary, etc. Service was not bad, just not impressive for a restaurant of this price. The food is good but very expensive. Just dinner and dessert cost $70+. The best thing about this place remains the view of the city. Would come back for drinks just to admire the view.
  9. JF

    JimF

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great host and server. Food was very good.
  10. R

    Robert

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible Tasting menu. Loved being led through a variety of tastes, textures, and flavors….all with a Canadian twist. So glad we were recommended to visit.
  11. GL

    GuyL

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Very impressive menu rich in flavour and creativity. The view of downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario is breathtaking.
  12. AA

    AmmadA

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great Ambiance, GREAT views and nice food! You Can't Go wrong here ;)
  13. RP

    RoxanneP

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Impeccable service and food quality. Tasting menu and wine pairing is on point. Great canadian flavors.
  14. SV

    SjoerdV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Nice ambiance. We had a great night. Come again.
  15. HL

    HarrisonL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great place, great view, great atmosphere. The service was very professional and the food came with the right intervals. We had the tasting menu with 8 courses. Felt the portion of each dish could be smaller. We got too full near the end and didn't feel like eating much. Would come back for the dinner menu.
  16. LS

    LisaS

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and good cooked to perfection
  17. DD

    DiveDJ

    Chicago

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The 8 course tasting menu with wine paring was AMAZING. The culinary was innovative and delicious, and the service was impeccable from host to table. And then.....there IS the view.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Amazing meal And view
  19. JC

    JonC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience2
    The food was great. Small selections on non-alcoholic drinks. I'm very dismayed that a window seat was not offered to me even though I had asked for it in the reservation. Would not come back.
  20. A

    Amyn

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing lunch experience
  21. RA

    RebeccaA

    Denver

    26 reviews

    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of THE best meals/experiences I have had in a long time. We sat at the chef's rail and saw how a well-run, gourmet kitchen actually works. The head chef made several visits and chatted with us and our server, Kevin, answered every single question we had with patience and detail. I am gluten restricted and had requested the tasting menu ahead of time and they printed a gluten-free version for me to see what that would look like. Even so, we were still able to order a la carte, which we did. Out of the 7 different things we tasted, only one was not up to the high caliber of the others and even that, I didn't hate. Highly recommend this wonderful experience!
  22. AC

    AmandaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything - from the food, to the service, to the view - was amazing. We went for my partner's birthday and there was a lovely happy birthday card on the table for her. We had the tasting menu - so good - and the staff were accommodating of allergies. It was an excellent once-in-a-lifetime, cross it off the bucket list, experience for us.
  23. S

    Sharky

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambiance. The meals were innovative. Service was great and did not feel overly rushed as we were there for 3 hours.
  24. DG

    DavidG

    Toronto

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time at Canoe, great food, great energy, great view. Can’t wAit to go back at night.
  25. RN

    RichardN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. Good and ambiance was very nice!
  26. D

    Dkml

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Taste Menu was great but 3 main dishes were too salty with same base sauce that tasted the same.
  27. OT

    OpenTable

    Toronto

    296 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    296 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding evening at Canoe. Wonderfully flavourful and interesting dining at its best. We have eaten at a number of Michelin star restaurants around the world and recognize top cuisine when we experience it. Can't understand why Canoe was not awarded the star they so obviously deserve but fortunately the results out of their kitchen show how they brilliantly represent the best of Canadian cooking.
  28. j

    jodia

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    beauty views. amazing service. lively without being pretentious or stuffy
  29. KF

    KerryF

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Not my first visit. Like so many high-end restaurants, it strays into the experimental and odd flavour profiles too often. There is no shame in having recognizable foods on the menu. Not every dish has to be cutting edge.
  30. DF

    DarcyF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great views, great food, great drinks. Highly recommended.
  31. TP

    TobyP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fantastic, one of the few places where the cost of the meal felt like you were getting value for money.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall1food5service2ambience1
    They were notified that the dinner was for celebrating a 60th weeding anniversary and that a window table was requested. Instead we got an inner table with a anniversary notice.. The atmosphere was so noisy and inhospitable that we considered leaving before ordering. A very disappointing experience!
  33. WE

    WEA51

    San Francisco

    43 reviews

    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every course was tasty and not simple. Liked the Canadian wine. David is what you hope for in a waiter. All the other people who served us were great.
  34. SV

    SigneV

    Toronto

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    It was not the greatest food experience tbh. Too many strange mixes and ranges in the courses in too many directions. The waiters were nice, but we were not presented correctly with the courses when we were looking at the menu again. Also the wine pours were very quite cheap. The wines were great though and definitely the best experience of the evening along with the amazing view.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service, great experience
  36. N

    None

    Denver

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    The view is very nice. Our food items varied from excellent to unremarkable. Our server was very attentive but the hostess was snobbish.
  37. JC

    JeanC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Un très bel endroit, je recommande ce restaurant pour tous les occasions, la beauté de la vieille bâtisse est très spectaculaire. La nourriture, l’ambiance et le service sont très bien!
  38. D

    Deee

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went there for a birthday, i had a beautiful dining experience. Great location, staff, service, and food.
  39. L

    Loves2dineout

    Calgary

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had the 8 course culinary experience and the food was amazing. Dishes were creatively made with Canadian food and most importantly delicious. The staff were excellent and knowledgeable. Restaurant is loud and busy but the view is spectacular. Highly recommended Canoe when in Toronto.
  40. BF

    BrunaFornazza

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service2ambience5
    Great views of the city, food was perfect! Great presentation of the food, tasty, specially the scallops for start!! Loved it, a must go for Toronto.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Canoe Restaurant and Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 4960 OpenTable diners.

Canoe Restaurant and Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Canoe Restaurant and Bar

66 Wellington Street West, 54th Floor TD Bank Tower, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Bay and Wellington Streets

  • Neighborhood

    Financial District

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:45 am–1:15 pm Bar Mon–Fri 11:45 am–11:30 pm Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Canadian, Farm-to-table

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Available in the TD Bank Tower underground parking facilities, on the north side of Wellington. Complimentary for guests after 5:30pm on weeknights and all-day on weekends upon validation at the restaurant.

  • Public transit

    King and Bay

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ron McKinlay

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (416) 364-0054

  • Private party facilities

    Canoe has two exclusive private dining rooms accommodating groups up to 100, and full restaurant buyouts on weekends for up to 250 guests, ideal for events of all types. These private upscale rooms are perfect for breakfast meetings, product launches, exclusive dinners, intimate celebrations and weddings.

  • Private party contact

    Oliver & Bonacini Events and Private Dining: (888) 449-3959

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