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Toronto's Best Low-Key Date Spots

Surprise a first date or keep things interesting with your +1 at these Toronto locales.

  • Hugh's Room
    • Bar
    • Roncesvalles
    Atmo.
    26
    Decor
    21
    Service
    24
    Cost
    E

    Catch a live show while dining at this venue known for hosting folk, blues, and jazz performers.

  • SPiN Toronto
    • Bar
    • King West
    Atmo.
    25
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    E

    Practice your Ping-Pong game at this 12,000-sq.-ft. nightclub with food and cocktails to keep you going all night. If you're feeling ambitious, be sure to stop by on "King of the Court" competition nights, or for something more cosmic, "Glow in the Dark" nights.

  • The Second City Toronto
    • Comedy Club
    • Entertainment District
    Atmo.
    24
    Decor
    20
    Service
    22
    Cost
    M

    Share some laughs over sketch or improv at this comedy institution. Dinner and show packages start at $45.

  • TOCA Restaurant
    • Mediterranean
    • Entertainment District
    Food
    24
    Decor
    23
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $90

    Before you eat, be sure to make a toast to the the maple leaf country. This restaurant is an ode to Canada and the city of Toronto, reflected in the menu and the local art adorning the walls.

  • Reposado Bar & Lounge
    • Bar
    • Ossington
    Atmo.
    21
    Decor
    18
    Service
    19
    Cost
    E

    Erase all bad tequila memories with premium offerings at this bar and lounge, which also offers bites, live music, and a back patio.

  • The Roof Lounge
    • Annex
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    E

    Gaze at the Toronto skyline (when you're not looking into your beloved's eyes, of course) at this 18th-floor bar with a storied literary history.

  • F'Amelia
    • Italian
    • Cabbagetown
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
     

    Sip on wine and prepare to carbo-load at this cottage-like Cabbagetown trattoria.

  • Mengrai Gourmet Thai
    • Thai
    • Moss Park
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    $37

    Take a class with Chef Sasi and learn the ins and outs of Thai cooking alongside your date. Then take your skills home and see who's the king of the kitchen.

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