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The Best Chef's Tables in Toronto

The best chef's tables in Toronto don't just owe their popularity to the hit Chef's Table show. These dining experiences are the opposite of Netflix + chill: VIP seats that often directly face the chef working their magic, these coveted spots ensure your meal will be exciting and exclusive.

Here are the best chef's tables in Toronto.


The Carbon Bar
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The Carbon Bar

Only two seatings are available per night for the $65 per person five-course family style tasting menu of down home Southern classics like ribs and upscales wines and cocktails at this Queen East spot. The chef’s table has room for twelve and a view of the chef and oyster shucker.

Cote de Boeuf
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Cote de Boeuf

The eight-person “butcher’s table” at the back of this Ossington grocer is where all the day’s prep is done and can’t be booked less than three weeks in advance. Here groups can enjoy the namesake cote de boeuf served with pommes sautee and seasonal veggies, and finish off their $85 per person extravaganza with French cheese and dessert.


R & D
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R & D

This Chinatown restaurant has a six-person chef’s rail that will get you exclusive tastes of Chef Eric Chong’s weekly a la carte Asian-inspired creations.

Chabrol
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Chabrol

This tiny restaurant in Yorkville serves French classics and has two seats just feet away from the chef preparing everything. There’s no set chef's tasting menu but should you feel up for it the kitchen will be happy to send out dishes and wine pairings you needn't bother to select yourself.


Buca Yorkville
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Buca Yorkville

Up to six guests can feast their eyes upon the view of the open kitchen at the Yorkville location of this popular Italian restaurant. The chef’s tasting menu may include expanded seafood options and salumi di mare.


Maple Leaf Tavern
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Maple Leaf Tavern

This Gerrard East restaurant housed in a hundred-year-old building serves up luxurious grilled meats like tomahawk pork chops and ribeye, and you’re welcome to enjoy such delicacies at their first come, first serve five-person chef’s rail.


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