The best restaurants in Toronto's Yorkville neighbourhood

One of Toronto’s trendiest neighbourhoods, Yorkville, has some of the best shopping and restaurants in the city, and attracts an eclectic mix of tourists and locals. This list of local hotspots will give you a head start for the next time you visit.

Dimmi Bar & Trattoria

1
140 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A8

Dimmi Bar & Trattoria is a Yorkville favourite, thanks to its blend of expertly-prepared entrees, friendly service and great prices. The extensive selection of pasta dishes means you can try a new dish every time you come to Dimmi. They also serve a variety of hot sandwiches to satisfy every taste. You can enjoy your carefully crafted pizza from the comfort of the interior dining room or outside on their patio during warmer days.

The Oxley

2
121 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1C4

The Oxley offers exquisite top-tier British dining and seasonal ingredients in an inviting and warm atmosphere. While it bills itself as a pub, the menu here puts other restaurants to shame with lots of upscale dining classics like pheasant galantine with brandied plum chutney and slow-roasted lamb with fresh navarin of root vegetables. Be sure to check out their drink list, which includes the best in local and international beverages.

Utsav

3
69 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1B8

Utsav is one of the best places to get top-quality, affordable Indian food in Yorkville. The aromatic and flavourful spices that elevate your meals at Utsav are prepared fresh daily, and the service is famously courteous and efficient. You’ll find seafood delicacies like shrimp saag and hot and tangy Goan fish curry on the menu, as well as fragrant and tender lamb curries. There are also plenty of vegetarian dishes like creamy saag paneer.

Café Boulud

4
60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 0A4

Located inside the Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville, Cafe Boulud represents the best in upscale Toronto dining. The menu displays a combination of head Chef Daniel Boulud’s French roots and his international influences – so all of your favourite French classics will have a surprise twist. The elegant, yet inviting atmosphere makes Cafe Boulud the perfect spot to take a date or to catch up with friends over a glass of wine from the impressive wine list.

Xtreme Casee

5
6 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M4W 1J5

Xtreme Taste serves up a wide variety of Middle Eastern pita sandwiches, meat and vegetarian platters and salads that are ideal for your weekday lunch breaks. In addition to classics like beef and chicken pitas, Xtreme Taste’s menu includes surprises like homemade veal parmesan pitas. There are salads with fresh ingredients for all tastes and diets – including chickpea, macaroni and bean varieties for a healthy lunch or side dish.

Salad Days

6
2 Bloor W, Toronto, ON M4W 3E2

On the hunt for a power lunch that won’t break the bank in Yorkville? Look no further than Salad Days, located just north of Bloor. This budget-friendly restaurant has heaping portions of delicious Cobb and chicken salads for great prices. If you’re in the mood for something a little heartier, try out their lunch special with salad, hummus, tzatziki sauce and sweet potato puree. You’ll appreciate the servers who are friendly and great with managing your time crunches.

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