Wine & Dine by the MTCC: Top Restaurants Near the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Located in the heart of Toronto, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is a major convention and trade show facility and one of the top ten largest continuous-space facilities in North America. And with a range of restaurants to choose from within a few minutes walking distance, meeting attendees in Toronto can treat themselves to first-rate cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Get down to business at any of these top restaurants near the Metro Toronto Convention Centre:

Amsterdam Brewhouse

Voted one of Toronto’s best lakefront patios, this beautifully-restored 1930s shipping warehouse has a working brewery onsite, over 12 craft beers on tap and a seasonally-inspired menu.

Website: AmsterdamBrewhouse.com

Distance from MTCC: 0.62 kilometres (0.38 miles)

E11even

Enjoy a twist on North American classics in the heart of the city, including indulgent platters of double-cut bacon, Nova Scotia lobster rolls and mushroom gnocchi amongst sophisticated décor and ambient tunes.

Website: e11even.ca

Distance from MTCC: 0.35 kilometres (0.22 miles)

Canyon Creek Restaurant

Specializing in steaks, chops and fresh seafood and offering classic cocktails and a large selection of wines by the glass, Canyon Creek offers a casual yet elegant atmosphere for lunch, dinner or late-night dining.

Website: CanyonCreekRestaurant.ca

Distance from MTCC: 0.41 kilometres (0.25 miles)

Harbour Sixty Steakhouse

Located in a historical building near the waterfront, Harbour Sixty is a classic steakhouse that offers an exceptional experience sure to impress corporate diners and convention travellers alike. Japanese Wagyu beef and seafood are specialties.

Website: HarbourSixty.com

Distance from MTCC: 0.73 kilometres (0.45 miles)

Real Sports Bar & Grill

With a two-storey tall HD TV screen, 50 beers on tap and a menu that features all your favourites (try the wings!), Canada’s largest sports bar and restaurant is an ideal place to take a break from business and catch the big game. Located next to the Air Canada Centre and Union Station on Maple Leaf Square, Real Sports Bar & Grill is 25,000 square feet of pure sports lovers’ fun.

Website: RealSports.ca

Distance from MTCC: 0.37 kilometres (0.23 miles)

Aria Ristorante

Aria offers genuine Italian fine dining in a contemporary urban setting. In addition to its dinner menu, Aria boasts a full lunch menu and a separate menu for the bar area. Let Aria infuse some Italian flair into your business lunch, after work drinks or special night out. Located right next to Union Station on Maple Leaf Square.

Website: AriaRistorante.ca

Distance from MTCC:M 0.33 kilometres (0.21 Miles)

The Shore Club

Located in Toronto’s theatre district, The Shore Club sets out to define your evening, complementing the luxury of the restaurant and cocktail lounge with a decadent menu focused on classic surf-and-turf fare, only serving the freshest fish, seafood and most tender steaks in town.

Website: TheShoreClub.ca

Distance from MTCC: 0.52 kilometres (0.32 miles)

360 Restaurant

There’s no better way to experience Toronto’s most famous landmark than dining inside of it. The 360 Restaurant at the CN Tower serves up a magnificent revolving view of the city more than 351 metres (1,151 feet) below. An inventive, locally-sourced seasonal menu and an award-winning wine selection – which has put the CN Tower in the Guinness World Records for having the world’s highest wine cellar – rounds out the experience.

Website: CNTower.ca/360

Distance from MTCC: 0.65 kilometres (0.40 miles)

Modus Ristorante

Modus is a plush new restaurant located in Toronto’s Financial District. Labeled as “modern,” “refined” and “impeccable Italian that transcends food trends,” Modus reimagines Italian classics as fine-dining creations.

Website: ModusRistorante.com

Distance from MTCC: 0.83 kilometres (0.52 miles)

Michael’s on Simcoe

Conveniently located in the heart of the financial and entertainment districts, Michael’s on Simcoe playfully combines the best of contemporary cuisine, featuring USDA prime steak, fresh seafood and authentic modern Italian.

Website: MichaelsOnSimcoe.com

Distance from MTCC: 0.75 kilometres (0.47 miles)