Toronto, Canada

March 1, 2004


CN Tower

The CN Tower is the largest freestanding building in the world. Its summit is also home to one of Toronto’s most distinct dining experiences. The 360 Restaurant revolves in one full turn per hour, leaving diners with an unforgettable view of Toronto.

Average Price: US$30 to US$40

Dress Code: Smart casual

Location: 301 Front Street West

Telephone: 416-362-5411


Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday brunch served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Left Bank

Don’t let the drab exterior fool you. This is one of Toronto’s most elite restaurants. The menu features a blend of typical North American dishes, with strong recommendations from regular patrons for the steak and chicken breast. Later at night, the restaurant turns into a trendy club.

Average Price: US$30 to US$40

Dress Code: Smart casual

Location: 567 Queen Street West

Telephone: 416-504-1626

Hours: Open for dinner Thursday to Saturday from 6 p.m.

7 Numbers

A stripped-down homey joint in northern Toronto, 7 Numbers’ quirky décor includes wine buckets made out of old tomato soup cans. The restaurant serves a wide range of Italian-style dishes.

Average Price: US$20

Dress Code: Casual

Location: 343 Eglinton Avenue West

Telephone: 416-322-5183

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 5 p.m. to

11 p.m.


Crush Wine Bar

Located in a converted warehouse, this spot is good for both dinner and late-night drinks. As the name suggests, visitors can expect a long wine list. If you’re looking for some casual entertainment, check out the goings-on in the open kitchen as you sip an Ontario vintage.

Average Price: US$40

Dress Code: Smart casual

Location: 455 King Street West

Hours: Monday to Friday from noon to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Avenue Bar at the Four Seasons

Overlooking the hip district of Yorkville, guests can enjoy the warm comfort of oversized couches and chairs and more than 100 candles. Avenue’s centerpiece is a stunning 20-foot onyx bar complemented by marble flooring and handmade Italian and French furniture.

Dress Code: Smart casual

Location: 21 Avenue Road

Hours: Monday to Saturday until 1 a.m., and Sunday until midnight

Windsor Arms Lounge

The lounge of this historic hotel features an intimate tea room and Toronto’s only caviar and champagne bar. In the evening, check out Club 22, a nightspot with a lively dance floor and well-ventilated cigar room. To rub elbows with Hollywood’s elite, be sure to drop by during the Toronto Film Festival in September.

Average Price: US$40 to US$50

Dress Code: Business casual

Location: 18 St. Thomas Street

Hours: Open daily


The Sutton Place Hotel

Address: 955 Bay Street

Telephone: 416-324-5641



Fairmont Royal York

Address: 100 Front Street West

Telephone: 416-368-2511



Park Hyatt Toronto

Address: 4 Avenue Road

Telephone: 416-925-1234



Go to a game

See Canadians embrace their national sport and root for the hometown Maple Leafs. If it’s not hockey season, there’s baseball with the Blue Jays and basketball with the Raptors.

Niagara Falls

Straddling the Canada-U.S. border around two hours outside of Toronto, Niagara Falls is the second-largest falls in the world and attracts some 12 million tourists each year.


Stylish enclaves like Yorkville, Queen Street and Little Italy are recommended, as is Kensington Market.

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