Yorkville is notoriously upscale and expensive. This is not necessarily a bad thing, especially if you're talking in terms of food. In Yorkville, the high prices translate to extraordinarily high quality cuisine. Needless to say - you're getting what you pay for.
Some of Toronto's best restaurants are located in Yorkville. The dining experiences offered in Yorkville are nothing short of exquisite, so skip a night out at the bar where you'd realistically spend 100$+ anyway and get all dolled up to have a classy night out for dinner in Yorkville.
Here are 16 restaurants in Yorkville that we highly encourage you to try out:
1. Trattoria Nervosa // 75 Yorkville Ave
Italian • $$ • Everything on this menu is spectacular. From the kale caesar salad to the mafalde ai funghi pasta to any one of the pizzas - we promise you will be pleased.
2. Buca Osteria and Bar // 53 Scollard St
Italian • $$$$ • High quality seafood and traditional Italian fare.
3. Cafe Boulud // 60 Yorkville Ave
French • $$$ • Michelin-star chef Daniel Boulud owns this Toronto restaurant, and the product definitely adheres to his reputation. A clean, modern french restaurant with a relaxed environment.
4. Chabrol // 90 Yorkville Ave
French • $$$ • A pleasantly petite spot with delicious French fare that is decadent and filling without being heavy.
Photo cred - @themcewangroup
5. One Restaurant // 116 Yorkville Ave
Fine Dining • $$$$ • A first class experience, especially location-wise on the patio. They offer brunch in addition to lunch and dinner.
6. Sassafraz // 100 Cumberland St
Modern French • $$$ • Incredible seafood and mojitos!
7. Dimmi Bar & Trattoria // 140 Cumberland St
Italian • $$ • Brilliant traditional Italian food. From the Calamari to the focaccia to the pizza- they get it right.
8. Jacques Bistro Du Parc // 126 Cumberland St
French • $$$ • A great spot tucked away from the bustle of Yorkville (ahem, construction) with fantastic French fare and a fabulous brunch menu.
9. The One Eighty // 55 Bloor St W, 51st Floor
Fine Dining • $$$ • A one-eighty degree view from the 51st floor - in other words, a pretty fantastic view of the city. Offers cocktails & eclectic fare.
Photo cred - @yc118
10. Hemingway's Restaurant // 142 Cumberland St
Pub • $$ • Offers a casual setting for post-work drinks and standard pub fare. A pretty alive environment and definitely worth checking out.
11. Holt's Cafe // 50 Bloor St W
Cafe • $$ • Shop and then stop - the chicken pot pie is to die for.
12. MoRoCo // 99 Yorkville Ave
Brunch/High-Tea • $$$ • A beautiful, unique chocolate boutique and restaurant. Their brunch and macaroons are particularly noteworthy.
13. Creme Brasserie // 162 Cumberland St
Modern French • $$$ • Top notch French bistro with something for everyone.
14. Yamato // 24 Bellair St
Japanese-Seafood• $$$ • Teppan style cuisine on a whole new level.
Photo cred - @ashleelocke
15. The Roof Lounge at Park Hyatt // 4 Avenue Rd
Cocktail Bar • $$$ • Another enviable view to be enjoyed with one of their renowned cocktails and some sharing plates.
Photo cred- @aimeeker13
16. La Société // 131 Bloor St W
French • $$$$ • The food is all-around spectacular, but their brunch is simply unrivalled.
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