Reserve Your Valentine’s Day Table
Garlic’s of London might not sound like the perfect destination for a romantic dinner, but the popular Italian eatery has plenty of authentic dishes that don’t pack a strong garlic note. Located at 481 Richmond St., the trendy restaurant offers a blend of Italian staples and Canadian favorites. Local tomatoes and halloumi, boar/bacon/brie pizza and duck confit carbonara are a few dinner items to try. (Prefer brunch? The waffle stack is outstanding.)
At Michael’s on the Thames, located at 1 York St., you’ll enjoy an intimate upscale dining experience. Choose from a set dinner menu or go à la carte with escargots en croute, shrimp lollipops, baked brie and crab cakes for starters. Many entrees are served tableside including the steak Diane, seafood pasta and duck l’orange.
A Wining Good Time
You’ll find Blu Duby Downtown at 125 Dundas St. Serving Canadian fare in a lively yet elevated ambiance, try the pear and white cheddar salad to start followed by crispy skin Atlantic salmon, roasted rack of lamb or seared scallops.
David’s Bistro offers European cuisine as a fixed meal or à la carte. Located at 432 Richmond St., the pan roasted halibut and braised spring lamb shank are two popular items. Their wine menu was curated to perfectly pair with menu items, ensuring a full evening of wining and dining.