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Top 6 Spots to Have a Business Lunch in Toronto

Posted by Doriana Zohil-Morton on November 29, 2019
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Smiling African businessman has a business lunch together with his colleague, they talking and eating at restaurant

Whether you frequently take business trips to Toronto or are planning your first one to close a big deal with a client, setting up a lunch date can be a great icebreaker to help you talk strategy and achieve your desired outcome. As a massive corporate and cultural hub, Toronto has countless sophisticated and well-known lunch spots to choose from that are ideal for any business meeting. Since many of them are in the downtown core, it’s incredibly easy to find a great restaurant that’ll impress your clients and that are a short subway or bus ride away from your corporate housing in Toronto.

Here’s a list of our top picks.


Known for its uniquely Canadian-inspired cuisine and its stunning panoramic views of the city atop Toronto’s famous TD Bank Tower, Canoe is the perfect restaurant to impress your clients and help close an important business deal or land an account. With its sophisticated yet business casual atmosphere, you’ll be in your element while pitching your business ideas to your clients, coworkers, or your boss.

The Chase

Located in the historic Dineen Building, a registered heritage property on Yonge Street, The Chase is every seafood lover’s dream. With a beautiful mix of contemporary and classic décor and architecture, not to mention the fresh surf and turf menu, The Chase has a little something for everyone to enjoy at a very reasonable price point.

Colette Grand Café

Colette Grand Café is the very embodiment of fine dining and classic French cuisine right in the heart of Toronto. With several locations across Canada, including one at Holt Renfrew Yorkdale, Colette Grand Café offers a unique culinary experience in which each ingredient is treated with the utmost integrity and respect. Due to its uptown location, it’s the perfect lunch spot if you happen to be staying in a short-term corporate condo in North York.

Richmond Station

Located in the heart of the Financial District, Richmond Station is the ideal restaurant to visit with beloved coworkers. Its cozy and comfortable atmosphere combined with its excellent selection of delectable and mouth-watering comfort foods is the perfect combination for a casual work lunch or after work drinks with your coworkers.

Reds Midtown Tavern

Reds is another one of those beloved Toronto landmark restaurants that has several easily accessible locations for your convenience: one on Adelaide, one on Gerrard, and one in Square One. With its classic Canadian and American fare including delicious hamburgers, steaks, seafood, and pasta, there’s something for everyone on the menu, making it the perfect spot for a casual work lunch or drinks that’s close to plenty corporate housing options in Toronto.


Like Canoe, Bymark is also located in the TD Bank Tower and offers a wide variety of delicious menu items that are sure to appeal to every palate. Perhaps what’s most unique about this restaurant is that it’s owned by the famous McEwan Group in Toronto, which also owns a chain of restaurants, high-end grocery stores, and offers excellent catering services for those times when you want to treat your staff and clients to a delicious meal.

Whether you live and work in the city or are planning a business trip here, renting short-term corporate condos in North York or Toronto is a great way to help you get settled in.

MAC Furnished Residences Inc. can help you find the ideal short-term furnished apartments in Toronto through our brokerage, MAC Real Estate Services Inc. Our licensed realtors would also be delighted to help you buy or sell a home or condo in the city. Plus, through our MAC Relocation Solutions, we can facilitate a smooth transition for you and your family during your stay in Toronto. Contact us today to book your accommodations.

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