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100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2020

The season of love is upon us. Our #OpenTable100 Most Romantic Restaurants list for 2020 honours enticing spots with intimate atmospheres, curated menus and bespoke service so loved ones can connect over a delicious celebration. Our list of honourees is based on an analysis of 500,000+ reviews of more than 3,000 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified diners.

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As Voted by OpenTable Diners
Updated January 24, 2020
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40 Westt Steakhouse

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
West Island
4.7
1499 reviews
Great place. Great food. Great service.

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529 Wellington

Price: Very Expensive
Steak
Little Italy/Corydon Village
4.8
1783 reviews
The food prepared was absolutely delicious!

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Akira Back

Price: Very Expensive
Asian
Entertainment District
4.7
1582 reviews
Fantastic food and service.

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Alloy

Price: Expensive
Global, International
Calgary
4.6
4111 reviews
The food was tasty. Good service and wine!

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ATLAS steak + fish - Burnaby

Price: Expensive
Steakhouse
Burnaby
4.6
1689 reviews
Beautiful atmosphere, the decor and live entertainment along with delicious food and very attentive and pleasant servers. Definitely recommend this place and will return again soon.


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Auberge du Pommier

Price: Very Expensive
French
Midtown / Uptown
4.7
4978 reviews
Everything was fabulous and service was wonderful.


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Bar George

Price: Expensive
British
Downtown
4.6
2117 reviews
Best restaurant and staff in town, the food was amazing!

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Bar Isabel

Price: Very Expensive
Spanish
Little Italy / College St.
4.7
1540 reviews
Great food - delicious chorizo, homemade bread, everything was great. We had the front table by the window, nice little date night for us. Enjoyed every bite, while sipping a bit of wine. Cool ambiance as well, server was helpful with menu, we enjoyed our first time there.

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Berkeley North

Price: Expensive
Tapas / Small Plates
Hamilton
4.7
1424 reviews
We enjoyed our evening at Berkeley North very much. The wait staff was attentive, informative and friendly. The food was delicious and we are looking forward to a return visit soon.

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The Bison Restaurant & Patio

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Banff
4.7
2531 reviews
Came here two nights in a row because the food was THAT GOOD. Easily the best meal we had in Banff!


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Blu Ristorante

Price: Expensive
Italian
Yorkville
4.7
2834 reviews
Absolutely amazing! A romantic spot to celebrate a special occasion. Attentive and knowledgeable staff.

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BlueBlood Steakhouse

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Midtown / Uptown
4.7
3724 reviews
Great service, the steaks and side dishes were impeccable and the table side Alaska was the perfect conclusion for a special dinner. Many thanks for the whole staff!


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Bonaparte

Price: Very Expensive
French
Old Montreal
4.8
4110 reviews
Very nice dinner with my daughter, good food great service.

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Botanist

Price: Expensive
Northwest
Coal Harbour
4.8
2522 reviews
Our waiter Brendan was the best! He was so fun and attentive and knowledgeable. Everything was beautiful and lovely and the food was great. Highly recommend.


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Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar

Price: Expensive
Seafood
Downtown
4.8
2201 reviews
Very good food and super good service!!


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Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Calgary
4.6
3804 reviews
The food was excellent, staff were friendly and had great menu suggestions. Looking forward to going back!

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Bridgette Bar

Price: Moderate
American
Downtown
4.8
3660 reviews
Great food and service. Greet date night. Loved it.

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Buca King Street West

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
King West
4.6
1965 reviews
Came here from Niagara, had an amazing experience!

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Buca Yorkville

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
Yorkville
4.5
1344 reviews
Amazing restaurant. One of the best Italian restaurants in this city of Toronto.

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Bundok

Price: Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Edmonton
4.7
735 reviews
Food was prepared and presented to perfection.

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The Butchart Gardens - The Dining Room

Price: Expensive
Northwest
Central Saanich
4.8
4013 reviews
Superb, unique food and thoughtful service.

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Byblos - Downtown

Price: Very Expensive
Mediterranean
Financial District
4.6
3520 reviews
Excellent food made with incredibly tasty sauces and spices. Service was outstanding. Would definitely go again.

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Byblos Uptown

Price: Very Expensive
Middle Eastern
Midtown / Uptown
4.6
1134 reviews
Excellent at every level. Wonderful tasting menu. I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone.

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Café Boulud

Price: Very Expensive
French
Yorkville
4.7
3266 reviews
Excellent ambience for special dinner. Staff very attentive but unobtrusive.


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Cafe Carlo

Price: Moderate
Italian
Little Italy/Corydon Village
4.7
2312 reviews
Wonderful place to eat! I would recommend this place to anyone looking for great service, a delicious meal and wonderful atmosphere.

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Canoe Restaurant and Bar

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Financial District
4.5
5561 reviews
For us, this is top of Toronto. Outstanding in every way.


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The Canteen on Portland

Price: Moderate
Farm-to-table
Dartmouth
4.8
2723 reviews
Great coconut curry.

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Cardinale

Price: Moderate
Italian
Calgary
4.8
1236 reviews
Very enjoyable, great food and wine, and great service!

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Carisma

Price: Expensive
Italian
Financial District
4.7
1917 reviews
One of the best lamb chops I’ve ever had.

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Chiado

Price: Very Expensive
Portuguese
Little Italy / College St.
4.8
1122 reviews
As always, outstanding service and food.

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Cucci Ristorante

Price: Expensive
Italian
Oakville
4.7
2976 reviews
Always an incredible experience. Fantastic food, amazing service and ambiance.


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DaiLo

Price: Very Expensive
Asian
Little Italy / College St.
4.9
1096 reviews
Wonderful food, great service, amazing experience!

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Damas

Price: Very Expensive
Syrian
Mile End
4.8
4082 reviews
Everything was absolutely spectacular, we ended up being 10min late for our reservation due to our Uber getting stuck. We call ahead to let them know and they were very appreciative. Once we arrived our table was ready immediately, service/food/drinks/atmosphere were on point. Highly recommended to anyone visiting Montreal, certainly a must stop.

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Deane House

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Inglewood
4.7
1614 reviews
This was our second visit and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Chris, our server was attentive and suggested the Ginger Beets which were delicious.


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Don Alfonso 1890

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary Italian
Harbourfront
4.7
1653 reviews
It was an amazing experience would definitely recommend!


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Fairouz Cafe

Price: Very Expensive
Middle Eastern
Downtown
4.3
1429 reviews
irouz was terrific. Had dinner there with a few friends (5 people). The food was a culinary delight with each course explained when served and talented bartenders. We absolutely loved it!


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Fishbone Kitchen + Bar- Aurora

Price: Expensive
Mediterranean
Aurora
4.8
1410 reviews
Amazing thin crust pizza. Service is top notch and it's a stylish interior.

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George Restaurant

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Financial District
4.8
3168 reviews
Incredible experience.

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Giulietta

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
Little Portugal / Dundas West
4.8
1702 reviews
Make sure to book the counter seating by the chefs!! We had an amazing dinner.


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The Good Earth Vineyard And Winery

Price: Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Niagara Falls
4.9
2295 reviews
Love this place! The food is excellent. The service is simply outstanding. Highly recommended!

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Gotham Steakhouse and Bar

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.8
3305 reviews
Our waiter was awesome. The food was amazing. I will definitely come back again!

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Graziella Restaurant

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
Old Montreal
4.8
1119 reviews
Always highly satisfied when eating at Graziella. Food is fantastic, and service is perfect. Never disappointed.

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Grey Gardens

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary American
Chinatown / Kensington Market
4.8
994 reviews
Grey Gardens is one of my favorite restaurants in Toronto! A visit to Grey Gardens always feels like I’m coming to a good friend or family’s house for an incredible meal.

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Gyu-Kaku - Montréal, QC

Price: Expensive
Japanese
Downtown
4.8
738 reviews
Very nice food. The best was the bibimbap beef and chili dumplings.


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Harbour Sixty

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.5
2120 reviews
Love this place! I always come with my husband for special occasions.

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Hearth Restaurant

Price: Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Saskatoon
4.6
1375 reviews
Excellent food and service. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery

Price: Very Expensive
Winery
Kelowna
4.8
2410 reviews
Cedar Creek Winery has been my favourite winery since 2002, and I finally had the opportunity to experience Home Block for the first time this past Sunday. I was absolutely overwhelmed by how exquisite this restaurant is!


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Hoogan & Beaufort

Price: Very Expensive
French / Canadian
Montreal East
4.8
1759 reviews
We had an amazing meal. We had the tasting menu and the wine pairing. They willingly accommodated our vegetarian and pescatarian diets. We were seated at the bar and had a delightful time chatting with the bartender.

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Hy's Steakhouse - Calgary

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Calgary
4.7
2373 reviews
Super cozy, delicious food, great service.

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Hy's Steakhouse Vancouver

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
3491 reviews
Always amazing.

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Il Buco

Price: Expensive
Italian
Barrie
4.8
1109 reviews
Great night, first time but not last time!


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Île Flottante

Price: Very Expensive
International
Mile End
4.7
1801 reviews
A beautiful space with elegant, delicious food and truly gracious and kind service.

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Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar

Price: Moderate
Contemporary Italian
Bragg Creek
4.6
1979 reviews
Very quaint restaurant with great service and food.

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Joe Fortes Vancouver

Price: Expensive
Seafood
West End
4.6
7772 reviews
Beautiful location, great service, delicious food.

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Joso's

Price: Very Expensive
Seafood
Yorkville
4.8
802 reviews
Really nice staff and amazing food.


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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Calgary 4th Ave

Price: Moderate
Steakhouse
Downtown
4.7
3480 reviews
We do love the ambience of this restaurant!

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - King West

Price: Expensive
Steakhouse
King West
4.6
1435 reviews
Dined with my family and between the service and food, the Keg Steakhouse was outstanding.

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Waterdown

Price: Expensive
Steakhouse
Hamilton
4.6
2090 reviews
The food and our server were excellent. We will be back soon!

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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Esplanade

Price: Expensive
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.6
2201 reviews
Great food, great service.

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L'Abattoir Restaurant

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary French
Gastown
4.8
3667 reviews
Food was delicious, service was amazing.


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The Lake House

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Calgary
4.7
3112 reviews
It was absolutely AMAZING. Food, service, atmosphere were top notch. Loads of parking available as well. We can’t wait to go back!!

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Le Filet

Price: Expensive
French / Japanese
Mile End
4.8
1158 reviews
Amazing restaurant! Delicious food and wine. We will be back!

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Lupo Restaurant & Vinoteca

Price: Expensive
Italian
Yaletown
4.7
3344 reviews
Excellent food and service.

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Maison Boulud

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary French
Downtown
4.7
2504 reviews
Very creative dishes using classics and some new twists. Everything served by an attentive and informative staff.

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Maison Selby

Price: Expensive
French
The Village
4.5
1422 reviews
Found this place by complete accident and am so happy I did!


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Mamakas Taverna

Price: Very Expensive
Greek
Queen West
4.7
931 reviews
Our mains were very delicious and flavourful. The Melitzanosalata dip blew my friend and I away (I still dream of it).

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Miku Restaurant - Toronto

Price: Very Expensive
Japanese
Financial District
4.7
2760 reviews
Great quality of service and food.

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Model Milk

Price: Moderate
Contemporary American
Calgary
4.8
1830 reviews
Outstanding as always.


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The Nash

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Inglewood
4.7
2538 reviews
Wonderful atmosphere, great food, great staff. Best restaurant in Calgary.


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Patria

Price: Very Expensive
Spanish
King West
4.5
2321 reviews
I am so happy with our experience! Our server TOM was incredible!!!

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The Winery Restaurant at Peller Estates

Price: Very Expensive
Continental
Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.7
4507 reviews
We had a fantastic dinner at Peller! We did the tasting menu with the wine pairing and the food was excellent, the service was great, and the value was incredible!


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The Press Gang

Price: Expensive
Global, International
Halifax
4.6
2000 reviews
Absolutely outstanding. Highly recommend. Can’t beat this restaurant for a special evening out!

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Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery

Price: Expensive
Northwest
Kelowna
4.6
5374 reviews
Excellent.


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Restaurant Le Continental

Price: Expensive
French
Québec
4.7
1592 reviews
The mains were delicious with good but not excessive portions. All accompanied by a crisp Riesling. The restaurant really stands out for its service.

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Restaurant Toque!

Price: Very Expensive
French / Canadian
Old Montreal
4.8
3340 reviews
An excellent restaurant with a menu full of flavor. Exceptional wine list.

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Riviera

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Downtown
4.7
2471 reviews
Had the delicious steak salad. Tender and juicy meat beautifully presented. Great service and outstanding manager Marco who looked after us. Can’t wait for my next meal there!

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

Price: Very Expensive
Steak
Calgary
4.7
2534 reviews
Great experience and great food.


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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Toronto

Price: Very Expensive
Steakhouse
Financial District
4.7
2471 reviews
Our meal was over the moon, but our server was even better. Kimberley is a fantastic asset to your establishment. We couldn’t possibly have felt more comfortable.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Edmonton

Price: Very Expensive
Steak
Edmonton
4.7
1985 reviews
We ❤️ love eating here whenever we are in town.


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Sabor Restaurant

Price: Expensive
Seafood
Edmonton
4.8
4173 reviews
Had a great time. The food and the service were great. I will continue to come back here whenever I’m in Edmonton.

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Scaramouche Restaurant

Price: Very Expensive
French
Midtown / Uptown
4.9
2625 reviews
Very good presentation!

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The Shore Club - Toronto

Price: Very Expensive
Seafood
Financial District
4.4
2026 reviews
I had requested a quiet table and were given as quiet a spot as possible. Our waitperson Liz was great. So friendly and accommodating since we were in a bit of a time crunch—she made our dinner a really nice experience.

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Sofia

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
Yorkville
4.5
1392 reviews
Always nice to visit.

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Take Five Bistro

Price: Moderate
Steak
Downtown Windsor
4.8
1745 reviews
The food and service was great. Overall a really good experience and will recommend for others.

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Sauvage

Price: Very Expensive
Canadian
Canmore
4.8
2596 reviews
Tapas is an amazing dinning experience. The quaint ambiance combined with stellar food make it a one of a kind place.


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Teatro Restaurant

Price: Very Expensive
Contemporary Italian
Calgary
4.6
2658 reviews
The service at Teatro is always amazing, but they definitely went above and beyond this visit.

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Ten Foot Henry

Price: Expensive
Contemporary Canadian
Calgary
4.8
5327 reviews
Delicious food and fantastic service!

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TOCA - The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Price: Very Expensive
Italian
Entertainment District
4.6
1933 reviews
We had a great time! The food was tasty and diverse in selection.


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Treadwell Farm-to-Table Cuisine- Niagara on the lake

Price: Expensive
Canadian
Niagara-on-the-Lake
4.7
3921 reviews
Sat and the kitchen bar. Interesting watching the chefs work. Good recommendations. Well looked after. Food excellent. Big portions. Will definitely be back.


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Tzin Wine & Tapas

Price: Moderate
Tapas / Small Plates
Edmonton
4.9
2222 reviews
As always, Tzin was excellent. Perfect place for a date due to its ambiance, food, and staff.


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Vero Bistro Moderne

Price: Moderate
Italian
Calgary
4.8
1941 reviews
We love this restaurant.


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Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant

Price: Expensive
Continental
Vineland
4.8
2804 reviews
Shared a charcuterie platter, mussels (in white wine sauce), grilled calamari, sorbets, and spiced pumpkin mousse amongst four people. Every single dish was fantastic. Would absolutely recommend.

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Vintage Chophouse & Tavern

Price: Expensive
Steakhouse
Calgary
4.7
2858 reviews
Wonderful food, ambience and service as usual. Steak is superb and service is always top notch.


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