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The Best Restaurants for a Business Lunch in Toronto

The best restaurants for a business lunch in Toronto are all about attention to detail and careful planning all while making it look effortless, and of course a location close to high-powered offices doesn’t hurt. Wheel and deal at these places while looking good and eating well.

Here are the best restaurants for a business lunch in Toronto.


Drake 150
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Drake 150

In our bustling Financial District, this dependable lunch spot has a menu of starters, sharers, pizzas, pastas and entrees like smoke salmon nicoise, burgers and steaks.

Cactus Club Cafe
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Cactus Club Cafe

Located in First Canadian Place, this simple and crowd-pleasing restaurant serves casual and healthy salads and bowls, sandwiches, burgers and tacos, as well as customizable steaks.


Canoe
3

Canoe

The view alone from this dazzling Oliver & Bonacini restaurant atop TD Tower will make you feel powerful. Featuring Canadian ingredients, ornate entrees or just spectacularly elegant drinks at their equally beautiful bar will let your partners and tastebuds know you’re serious.

Gusto 101
4

Gusto 101

This busy Italian spot on Portland with two patios is where to go around King West for a casual business lunch for larger groups.


The Chase Toronto
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The Chase Toronto

This Financial District seafood restaurant has a powerhouse menu of lobster and foie gras and also offers meat and veg dishes for dignified flexibility.


Buca (King West)
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Buca (King West)

The upscale Italian spot that cuts pizza with scissors is located conveniently near King and Portland, and its sleek interior is perfect for hushed lunches.

Nota Bene
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Nota Bene

Right down the street from Osgoode station, this place is very easy to get to from many offices and the local courthouse. Its stunning Italian-Canadian menu features small seafood and meat plates.


The Gabardine
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The Gabardine

This Financial District spot is known for serving some of the best mac and cheese in one of Toronto's busiest areas. Its vibrant bistro vibe is great for a casual business lunch with colleagues.

Figo
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Figo

Serving Italian cuisine on Adelaide West in a bright white and clean atmosphere, this place has a group lunch prix fixe with soup, salad and gelato as well as $5 beer and $10 prosecco.


Miku
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Miku

The flame-seared sushi at this Queen’s Quay Japanese restaurant is sure to impress. Weekday lunches include standard nigiri and sashimi lunch combo options as well as salads and small plates.


Lena
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Lena

A Latin American restaurant right near Saks Fifth Avenue at Yonge and Richmond, this place does a power lunch for weekday meetings.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Cactus Club

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