Toronto restaurants for the perfect proposal

Food and romance go hand in hand at these intimate Toronto dining rooms that make great venues for a marriage proposal. And yes, they all take reservations — because nobody needs the added stress of waiting for a table before popping the question.

Cluny Bistro and Boulangerie

35 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

You and your love will be whisked away to La Belle Époque the moment you step through the doors at this Distillery District bistro. The Parisian dining room is sure to wow with its breathtaking décor, attentive service and elegant-yet-approachable menu. After dinner, take your new fiancé(e) to a show at the Soul Pepper Theatre across the street or go for a stroll along the cobblestoned streets. The historic ’hood is illuminated by sparkling string lights that are sure to add an element of romance to the evening.

360 Restaurant CN Tower

301 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6

It’s hard to top the view high above Toronto at this iconic restaurant at the CN Tower. The revolving dining room offers panoramic views of the city while executive chef Peter George and his staff cook up market-fresh cuisine made with seasonal ingredients. The tower’s impressive glass floor — with a clear view from 1,000 feet — is a great spot to get down on bended knee. If your partner says yes, you’ll both be walking on air in more ways than one.

The Chase Fish & Oyster

10 Temperance St, Toronto, ON M5H 1Y4

Refined hospitality and elegant seafood plates are the main attraction at this upscale downtown dining room in the historic Dineen Building. The beautiful dining room creates a casual yet elegant ambiance with plush banquette seating that’s ideal for canoodling couples. The food menu offers expertly executed fish, meat and pasta dishes served with locally sourced vegetable sides. From the convenient valet parking at ground level to the sweeping views from the rooftop patio, this venue has everything you need to create a perfect setting for popping the question.

Scaramouche Restaurant Pasta Bar & Grill

1 Benvenuto Pl, Toronto, ON M4V 2L1

Go all out at this esteemed establishment on Avenue Road. The dining room’s jaw-dropping view of the city provides a suitably spectacular backdrop for the elegant menu, which features luxe dishes like butter poached lobster, filet mignon and mustard-crust lamb. The prices aren’t cheap but hey, it’s a special occasion.

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