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The Best Restaurants for Private Dining in Toronto

The best restaurants for private dining in Toronto will host your group in clandestine wine cellars, rooftops with sweeping views and hidden back rooms. Booking well in advance plus a minimum spend and number of guests is required if planning your intimate soirée.

Here are the best restaurants for private dining in Toronto.


Barberian's Steakhouse
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Barberian's Steakhouse

There are multiple rooms for private dining at Toronto’s most eminent steakhouse on Elm Steet. That includes their Wine Cellar, where you and up to 29 other guests can cut into Porterhouse steaks in a chandeliered room stocked floor-to-ceiling with 15,000 bottles of wine.

Terroni Adelaide
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Terroni Adelaide

The Financial District adjacent outpost of Terroni has a handful of different areas for private and semi-parties spread over four floors. Sitting in the digs of an old courthouse means one of those rooms sits in the former jailhouse in the basement.


Enoteca Sociale
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Enoteca Sociale

Dundas West’s stylish Italian wine bar has a private wine cellar space that fits between eight and 14 people. You can indulge in the restaurant’s legendary salumi and other Italian dishes, with menus starting at $70 per guest, in peace.

Gusto 101
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Gusto 101

An industrial-style wine cellar seats up to 20 people at this hub for Italian eats on King West. Their rooftop bar, equipped with a retractable glass ceiling and wood-fired grills, is also an option if you’re planning something larger.


Grey Gardens
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Grey Gardens

Where better to sip on a glass of sparkling next to a cellar at Kensington Market’s snug wine bar. For birthday parties and gatherings of up to 14 people, book the table with a great view of Grey Gardens’ stellar collection of bottles.


Nodo Restaurant
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Nodo Restaurant

Private and semi-private options abound at Nodo Leslieville but the pasta and pizza is always guaranteed. Buyout the entire second floor or just opt for the 12-person private room equipped with a farmhouse-style table.

Rodney's Oyster House
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Rodney's Oyster House

There’s no shortage of private dining options at King West’s most popular seafood spot. This longrunning restaurant lets you mix and match rooms and zones, including their Cuddy Room and their lush Oyster Garden. You can even book a personal oyster shucker.


The Carbon Bar
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The Carbon Bar

The jazzy Green Rom room at Corktown’s classy Southern-inspired restaurant includes a flat screen TV. Accommodating up to 28 seated or 50 standing, this upper-level dining area grants a bird-s eye view of the entire restaurant.

Oretta
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Oretta

Wow your party with a booking at this jaw-dropper of an Italian restaurant on King West. Oretta has multiple event spaces including two on their mezzanine and two on the main floor. The Sorrgiorno room has some of the best views of those epic vaulted ceilings.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez of Barberian's Steakhouse.


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