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1. Rock Lobster (Queen)538 Queen St. West, Toronto
2. Bar Buca75 Portland St, Toronto
3. The Gabardine372 Bay St, Toronto
4. SpeakEasy 2121 Adelaide St West, Toronto
5. Rock Lobster110 Ossington Ave, Toronto
6. The Federal1438 Dundas West, Toronto
7. Splendido88 Harbord St, Toronto
8. O&B Yonge and Front33 Yonge St, Toronto
9. Greenwood Smokehouse BBQ673 Danforth Ave, Toronto
10. Luma330 King St West, Toronto
11. Momofuku Daisho190 University Ave, Toronto
This Queens West location of the seafood favorite has twice the space with a huge wooden, maritime-themed patio, nets, and ocean-themed taxidermy. Rock Lobster sizzles up steam pots of the classic crustaceans and creates some pretty flavorful street food items like lobster tacos, corn on the cob dusted with potato chip crumbs, and bacon wrapped corn dogs.
This Italian Fashion District resto/bar churns out delicious Italian sammies, out-of-this-world stuffed burrata, and seriously good 'tails, like their Pelo Canino Bloody Caesar.
Located in the heart of the Financial District, The Gabardine features an American-style menu loaded with tasty dishes from traditional mac and cheese to the untraditional Burnt Marshmallow Ice Cream Sandwich, not to mention a damn-fine Bloody Caesar.
Located in the Financial District, this restaurant/bar combo dishes out bistro fare with a huge selection of custom crafted 'tails using locally sourced ingredients (Pro tip: try the SpeakEasy Caesar).
Rock Lobster cooks up classic crustaceans and creates some pretty tasty items like lobster tacos, corn on the cob dusted with potato chip crumbs (!), and bacon-wrapped 'dogs, and when it comes to 'tails, grab a Red Maple Caesar.
This Little Portugal haunt does brunch better than anyone around, and to prove it, they'll mix you up their house specialty Federal Caesar, which is a Clamato-based drink w/ Bombay gin, or Iceberg vodka, or El Jimador tequila. The kicker is the garnish: Cool Ranch Doritos!
This upscale contemporary resto uses both traditional and modern techniques to craft their scrumptious offerings, such as their VB Burger (an 8oz ground rib steak and braised short rib patty that’s dressed with garlic mayo, red pepper jam, and melted fontina cheese on a buttery homemade brioche bun).
Opened in 2010, this St. Lawrence resto quickly became a popular eatery thanks to its spacious and charismatic dining area & patio, as well as its tasty menu options formulated by Chef Michael Bonacini, who makes a damn fine Bloody Caesar if we may say so ourselves.
This BBQ joint borrows flavors and cooking styles from North and South Carolina, Memphis, and Texas, making your visit here basically an international affair. And if you're a vegetarian or vegan? Don't fret, Greenwood also has offerings for you too, like their mushroom burger thats smothered in smoked pineapple-avocado salsa.
Located on the second floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Luma is decked out in rich leather, stone, and warm wood accents and it features an expertly crafted menu of global and Canadian artisanal cuisine by Executive Chef Jason Bangerter.
One of the many spots from the Momofuku folks, Daisho is run by international Chef David Chang and is excellent for both large, family-style dinners or smaller individualized meals ordered from their a la carte menu.