Come December, you’ll be heading to Toronto for UFC 206. How exciting! Toronto is a wonderful place to visit with plenty of sights to see and delicious places to eat. Take a look below at the top places you need to visit while you’re there.
Places to See
The CN Tower is one of Toronto’s most famous landmarks, towering 533 meters above downtown. The tower is easily seen from various vantage points around city. You can admire the exquisite building from ground level or take a trip up to the observation areas or restaurants to get one-of-a-kind views of the city.
With over 350,000 visitors per year, Casa Loma is a must-see attraction in Toronto. Casa Loma is an iconic historical landmark with extraordinary architecture resembling that of a medieval castle. As the former estate of Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, the house is now a museum and features secret passages, close to 100 rooms, an 800-foot tunnel and five acres of estate gardens.
St. Lawrence Market
Located in Toronto’s Old Town, the St. Lawrence Market is one of the best food markets in the world. The market is divided into three buildings: the South Market, the North Market and St. Lawrence Hall. The South Market houses 120 vendors that sell various food and retail items. The North Market is home to the farmers’ market. The St. Lawrence Hall features retail businesses. Per locals, you must try the Carousel Bakery’s peameal bacon sandwich – a signature dish in Toronto.
The Distillery District provides a perfect hangout spot in Toronto. With its historic charm, Victorian building and cobblestone streets, this waterfront neighborhood takes you back in time to the 19th century. The Distillery features art galleries, restaurants, a brewery, charming boutiques, outdoor exhibitions and more.
Places to Eat
Fine Dining $$$$
Known for its impeccable hospitality, ALO restaurant provides a fine dining experience and features classically-prepared French food.
Scaramouche is consistently one of the best restaurants in Toronto with its two French dining experiences: upscale dining in the Restaurant and a relaxed atmosphere in the Pasta Bar and Grill.
Renowned Executive Chef Lorenzo Loseto offers a wide-range of seasonal dishes and the opportunity for guests to indulge in a three or four course lunch or five, seven and ten course dinner.
Classic $$ - $$$
LaVinia is open for dinner and features award-winning Spanish cuisine and Tapas dishes.
Co-owned by Top Chef Canada winner, Richmond Station is a bustling restaurant with local cuisine and an energetic atmosphere.
Pai Northern Thai Kitchen
If you’re looking for authentic northern Thai cuisine, head to Pai for dishes inspired by Chef Nuit’s life in northern Thailand.
Brunch $$ - $$$
Featured on Food Network’s “You Gotta Eat Here,” Senator Restaurant is Toronto’s oldest restaurant, serving fresh, high-quality food at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
Known for its blueberry pancakes, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen is the perfect brunch stop and features locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.
Emma’s Country Kitchen
Emma’s Country Kitchen provides a selection of delicious breakfast and brunch items in a quaint location in the heart of St. Clair’s West Village.
Cheap Eats $
G for Gelato
Located a short distance from Air Canada Centre, G for Gelato is known for its gourmet thin crust pizzas and delicious gelato.
Banh Mi Boys
Banh Mi Boys is known for its delectable Vietnamese sandwiches, loaded to the brim with over 5 ingredients and served on a warm and crispy French baguette.
A tiny Kensington Market spot, Seven Lives is known for its scrumptious tacos, which make for the perfect cheap lunch, snack or dinner.
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