Best restaurants to book for your holiday party in Toronto

Planning a holiday party can be stressful at times, but there are restaurants in the city that are willing to do most of the work for you! These restaurants offer varied menus and can seat any size party. Here are the best restaurants in Toronto to host your holiday season celebrations.[Photo of Barberian’s Steakhouse ©Yellow Pages / Pages Jaunes]

Gusto 101

1
101 Portland St, Toronto, ON M5V 2N3

Gusto 101 offers multiple group menus of its signature Italian food. The meals are served family style and include authentic dishes like Margherita pizza carpaccio, bisceta and more. Group menus are available for lunch and dinner service.

Ruby Watchco

2
730 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H2

Ruby WatchCo is a great place to host your holiday party in an intimate, private dining space with seating for 12 to 24 people. Chefs Lynn Crawford and Lora Kirk can create a customized menu for your holiday celebrations.

The Carbon Bar

3
99 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1S1

This year The Carbon Bar is offering a lunch menu fit for every holiday party. The lunch menu includes items like steelhead trout tartare, beef brisket burnt ends, TCB Cheeseburger and USDA prime beef brisket. There is also a three-course plated menu for groups larger than eight people.

Montecito

4
299 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1P7

For a luxurious holiday party you’re going to want to check out Montecito. The private dining options can be as intimate as eight people, or you can rent out the entire space that accommodates 350 people! Dine on John Waxman’s Californian inspired cuisine with a customized menu.

Barberian's Steak House

5
7 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1H1

Barberian’s Steakhouse provides multiple options for planning for your next holiday get together. The restaurant offers five rooms for any size party, which includes the famous wine cellar. Barberian’s Steakhouse seats anywhere from six to 40 people.

Sassafraz Restaurant

6
100 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A6

French nouveaux cuisine is what Sassafraz does best. The gourmet dining experience can liven up your holiday celebrations in the private dining room on the second floor. The party can be completely customized to meet your needs.

Baro

7
485 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

Baro is a South American restaurant that is the perfect setting for the ultimate holiday party. The restaurant offers three dining areas for your next celebration, including the main floor dining room, the second level lounge, and for larger events, a third-floor space that can accommodate up to 210 guests called The Lounge. The menu can be customized with the help of the Event Coordinator.

Momofuku Daisho

8
190 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5H 0A3

Known for its large format dinners, Momofuku Daisho is the perfect spot for a party. The group dining experience makes it perfect for a small gathering of friends and family. The menus include great meals made with local ingredients, to share with up to 40 people.

Auberge du Pommier

9
4150 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2C6

Take a trip to the French countryside this holiday season at Auberge du Pommier. It offers two stunning private dining rooms that will impress everyone in your party. The North York restaurant is situated in two 19th Century woodcutters’ cottages, giving you an atmosphere of elegance, history and sophistication.

Azure Restaurant & Bar

10
225 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3

Azure Restaurant, located in the InterContinental Toronto Centre, serves contemporary Canadian cuisine. There are two private dining rooms to choose from with seats for up to 80 guests. The menu is completely customizable and can include a menu of signature cocktails.

Nota Bene

11
6-180 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X3

For some chic Canadian cuisine, Nota Bene has you covered! The private dining room, a warm and elegant space, seats up to 36 people. You can work alongside their staff to create the perfect holiday menu for you and your guests. The menu will be seasonally inspired, and the Sommelier can help with the wine pairings. You can also book the whole dining room, which hosts 75 to 180 people, for a sit down dinner!

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