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Eating on the East Side

03.02.2017
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Born of the belief that one should never have to compromise, Sixty Colborne was created with lifestyle in mind. Sitting just below King East, this quaint, hidden area marries yesterday with tomorrow and is the perfect convergence of culture and creativity. The community is bursting with character. The sidewalks are lined with time-honoured architecture and are home to a variety of lounges and restaurants, just a stone's throw away. These are some of our favourite places that you will want to explore nearby.

Bikkuri

Bikkuri means "to be surprised" and this place will most certainly do that! A beautiful Japanese restaurant that brings some of the best authentic dishes to Toronto. Daily fresh sushi as well as traditional Japanese dishes are served either inside their thoughtfully decorated interior, or outside on their gorgeous summer patio. Their goal is to surprise each customer with their innovative and delicious culinary style and they do just that! For the best of exceptionally fresh Japanese food, Bikkuri can't be beat!

Bikkuri36 King St. East

Carisma

For exquisite fine dining and artfully crafted dishes, Carisma is not to be missed. This high-end Italian restaurant has an atmosphere that is stylish with beautiful décor throughout, and service among some of the best in the city. With intoxicating aromas dancing across the dining room, you'll be instantly seduced by the ambiance the moment you enter, with visions of Florence & Tuscany sweeping across your mind. Many hold the opinion that Carisma is the best Italian restaurant in the city, you'll just have to find out for yourself.

Carisma 73 King St. East

P.J. O'Briens

Want to go out for a good old fashion Irish Pub night? P.J. O'Briens is your spot! This place is bursting with incredibly fun vibes while keeping true to the traditional pub interior, beer selections, and classic fare. Sip on a creamy Kilkenny pint while digging into some Beef & Guiness Stew and you'll feel like you're dining in Belfast! With over 100 years in the industry, the Quinn family are true ambassadors of Irish hospitality and will ensure your experience is all that it can be.

P.J. O'Briens39 Colborne St.

Mercatto

Oozing with Northern Italian sensibility, Mercatto hits the mark! With exceptional service and even better meals, we're certain they will win you over with their unforgettable dining experience. Choose from a carefully crafted menu of both traditional Italian favourites along with more refined contemporary dishes and pair your meal with that perfect bottle from the seemingly endless wine list. With service that aims to exceed expectations, you will not be disappointed!

Mercatto 15 Toronto St

The Reservoir Lounge

Music, cocktails, and elegant food, at The Reservoir Lounge the atmosphere pleases and the music never ceases! Home to some of the city's most distinctive lounge bands five nights a week, there is a different sound with every show. Pair the top-notch musicians with fantastic food, great service, smart cocktails, and the occasional celebrity sighting, and you have a sure recipe for an entertaining evening!

The Reservoir Lounge39 Colborne St.

Woods Restaurant

When it comes to brilliant meals made from locally sourced Canadian products, Woods Restaurant is at the top of the league. They bring in bison farmed in Alberta, lobster fished from the east coast of Nova Scotia, and sockeye salmon plucked from the fresh waters of British Colombia. The aroma emanating from the kitchen will have your mouth watering as soon as you step inside. Their focus on home-grown, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients and they are proud to provide a truly authentic Canadian experience for each and every customer.

Woods Restaurant45 Colborne St.