Toronto's Best Low-Key Date Spots


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

  • Bar Roncesvalles
    Hugh's Room Map 2261 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario | 416-531-6604
    Atmo.26 Decor21 Service24 CostE

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

  • Bar King West
    SPiN Toronto Map 461 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario | 416-599-7746
    Atmo.25 Decor21 Service22 CostE

    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.

  • Comedy Club Entertainment District
    The Second City Map 51 Mercer Street, Toronto, Ontario | 416-343-0011
    Atmo.24 Decor20 Service22 CostM

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

  • Entertainment District
    Toca Restaurant Map 181 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario | 416-572-8008
    Food24 Decor23 Service24 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.

  • Night Club Ossington
    Reposado Bar & Lounge Map 136 Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario | 416-532-6474
    Atmo.21 Decor18 Service19 CostE

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

  • Annex
    The Roof Lounge Map 4 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario | 416-924-5471
    Atmo.- Decor- Service- CostE

    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.

  • Italian Cabbagetown
    F'Amelia Map 12 Amelia Street, Toronto, Ontario | 416-323-0666
    Food- Decor- Service- Cost 

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

  • Thai Moss Park
    Mengrai Gourmet Thai Map 82 Ontario Street, Toronto, Ontario | 416-840-2759
    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.