Oakville and Burlington Make Canada’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants List
We believe Oakville and Burlington have some legit food gems.
And we go there - often - even when we could dine in Toronto and Hamilton.
Turns out we're not the only ones who think the west side is the best side.
Two popular local restaurants have made a very exciting list.
OpenTable (best known for providing online restaurant reservations services) announced Canada’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2018 on Feb. 1.
These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 500,000 restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 2,000 restaurants in Canada, according to the company.
Cucci Ristorante located in Bronte along Jones St. just north of Lakeshore, has made the cut.
But that’s not all.
The 100 Most Romantic list features restaurants from 46 cities across nine provinces.
Ontario is the province with the most restaurants with 40 establishments, followed by Alberta with 20, British Columbia with 14 and Quebec with 13.
Rounding out the list are restaurants from Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.
The Niagara region rules in romance with 12 of Canada’s most romantic restaurants, reinforcing its reputation as the honeymoon capital of the world.
The list includes celebrated romantic spots such as Seasons in the Park with its stunning panoramic view of Vancouver’s skyline, Montreal’s French classic Restaurant Le Continental and the charming Inn on the Twenty.
In addition to ambiance, Canadians also favour particular cuisines for their romantic dinners. Steakhouses and Italian restaurants were our top choices while Canadian, Continental and French cuisines were also popular.
Here's the complete list of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada, in alphabetical order:
1888 Chop House - Fairmont Banff Springs - Banff, Alberta
360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower - Toronto, Ontario
529 Wellington - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Aberfoyle Mill - Guelph, Ontario
Adega Restaurante - Toronto, Ontario
AG at The Sterling - Niagara Falls, Ontario
Ancaster Mill - Ancaster, Ontario
AquaTerra - Kingston, Ontario
Arome - Casino du Lac Leamy - Gatineau, Quebec
Atelier - Ottawa, Ontario
Auberge du Pommier - Toronto, Ontario
The Bavarian Inn Restaurant - Calgary, Alberta
Bishop’s - Vancouver, British Columbia
Blu Ristorante - Toronto, Ontario
Bonaparte - Montreal, Quebec
Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant - Calgary, Alberta
The Butchart Gardens - The Dining Room - Victoria, British Columbia
Cafe Carlo - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cafe Chianti - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cambridge Mill - Cambridge, Ontario
Cannery Restaurant - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Carne Italian Chophouse - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Chambre a Part - Montreal, Quebec
Charcoal Steak House - Kitchener, Ontario
Chop Steakhouse & Bar - Regina - Regina, Saskatchewan
Cucci Ristorante - Oakville, Ontario
da Maurizio - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Da Vinci Ristorante - Montreal, Quebec
Days on Front - Kingston, Ontario
The Drawing Room - The Prince of Wales Hotel - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel - Banff, Alberta
Europea - Montreal, Quebec
Five Sails Restaurant - Vancouver, British Columbia
Golf’s Steak House & Seafood - Kitchener, Ontario
Grapevine Restaurant and Patio at Gray Monk Estate Winery - Kelowna, British Columbia
Hardware Grill - Edmonton, Alberta
Hart House Restaurant - Burnaby, British Columbia
Harvest Room - Fairmont Hotel Macdonald - Edmonton, Alberta
HOBNOB Restaurant - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Hy’s Steakhouse - Winnipeg - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Il Buco - Barrie, Ontario
Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes) - Montreal, Quebec
Inn on the Twenty - Niagara, Ontario
Italian by Night - Saint John, New Brunswick
Italian Farmhouse Restaurant & Bar - Bragg Creek, Alberta
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Multiple Locations (Toronto, Ontario)
King Street Trio - Waterloo, Ontario
Kitchen76 at Two Sisters Vineyards - Niagara-on-the-Lake
La Ronde - Chateau Lacombe - Edmonton, Alberta
The Lake House - Calgary, Alberta
Lake House Restaurant - St. Catharines, Ontario
Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa - Cambridge, Ontario
LaurieRaphael - Quebec - Quebec City, Quebec
Le Baccara - Casino du Lac Leamy - Gatineau, Quebec
Liquidity Bistro - Okanagan Falls, British Columbia
Little Grouse on the Prairie - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Madison’s Grill - Union Bank Inn - Edmonton, Alberta
The Melting Pot - Edmonton - Edmonton, Alberta
Mettawas Station Mediterranean Restaurant - Windsor, Ontario
Neros Steakhouse - Caesars Windsor - Windsor, Ontario
Nineteen XIX - Multiple Locations - Edmonton, Alberta
North and Navy - Ottawa, Ontario
Old Surrey Restaurant - Surrey, British Columbia
ONoir - Montreal, Quebec
Oxley Estate Winery - Windsor, Ontario
Peller Estates Winery Restaurant - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Portus 360 - Montreal, Quebec
The Press Gang - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Q Haute Cuisine (formerly La Caille) - Calgary, Alberta
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant - Kelowna, British Columbia
Raymonds - St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Red Ox Inn - Edmonton, Alberta
Restaurant at Peninsula Ridge - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Restaurant e18hteen - Ottawa, Ontario
Restaurant Le Continental - Quebec City, Quebec
Rouge - Calgary, Alberta
Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Edmonton - Edmonton, Alberta
Sabor Restaurant - Edmonton, Alberta
The Salmon House - Vancouver, British Columbia
Saveur Restaurant - Victoria, British Columbia
Scaramouche Restaurant - Toronto, Ontario
Seasons in the Park - Vancouver, British Columbia
The Soca Kitchen - Ottawa, Ontario
Sorrentino’s Stony Plain - Edmonton, Alberta
Sterling Restaurant - Gatineau, Quebec
Steveston Seafood House - Vancouver, British Columbia
Stone House Restaurant - Burlington, Ontario
Take Five Bistro - Windsor, Ontario
Tap Restaurant - Surrey, British Columbia
Tapas Restaurant - Canmore, Alberta
The Teahouse Restaurant - Vancouver, British Columbia
Tiara Restaurant - Queen’s Landing Hotel - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Trius Winery Restaurant - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Twisted Lemon - Cayuga, Ontario
Tzin Wine & Tapas - Edmonton, Alberta
Verses Restaurant - Montreal, Quebec
Villa Firenze - Calgary, Alberta
Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant - Niagara Falls, Ontario
Windows by Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill & Winebar - Niagara Falls, Ontario
Woodlot - Toronto, Ontario
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