Are you staying in one of our service apartments at Avalon? Is it lunch/dinner time? Craving food but can’t dine in? Don’t worry! While indoor dining in the Toronto region is prohibited by the Canadian government due to COVID-19, you can still pick-up food from your favourite restaurants and eat at your comfort at Avalon! All our premium suites are fully furnished so feel free to opt-out for utensils to keep it environmentally friendly. One of the best things about staying in our premium suites is that we are surrounded by a variety of restaurants. We’re located in the Yorkville area, right in the heart of downtown Toronto so you will definitely find a restaurant you like. In this post, we have gathered 5 best restaurants for takeout around Yorkville and in the end, I will tell you which one is my personal favourite!
The Top 5 Restaurants for Takeout (Yorkville)
Cibo Wine Bar Yorkville
133 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1C4
Cibo is just 1-minute walk from Avalon! It is the newest traditional Italian eatery created by the Liberty Entertainment Group that offers a true taste of Southern cooking freshly made at the open kitchen counter by patrons and brunch every Sunday. Don’t forget to try some wine from their award-winning wine room as well! The restaurant won a couple of awards including being named one of the Top 100 Restaurants For Groups in Canada by OpenTable. Takeout is available daily from 4 pm - 10 pm. To place an order for pickup call 416.925.2143, order online directly on their website or through one of the delivery platforms including Doordash, SkipTheDishes and UberEats.
Yamato Japanese Restaurant
24 Bellair St, Toronto, ON M5R 3L3
Yamato is one of the oldest teppanyaki-style restaurants in Canada. It has served authentic Japanese cuisine since 1983 in Toronto downtown fashion district, Yorkville. It is only 4 minutes walk from our rental suites at Avalon! While it is known for its teppanyaki and many people visit the restaurant to watch the food being prepared on the teppan (the metal plate the food is cooked on) right in front of their eyes, they also offer set lunch like sushi entree and à la carte. They are open Tuesday to Saturday from 12 pm to 9:30 pm. To place an order for pickup call 416.927.0077.
P.s.: lunch is cheaper! Shh…
100 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A6
Are you looking for some local Canadian cuisine? Sassafraz is the right place for you! It’s only a 4-minute walk from Avalon! It has welcomed guests to enjoy its contemporary Canadian cuisine, warm hospitality, and unparalleled service for over two decades. It has a close relationship with local farms and purveyors in which they source their ingredients. To place an order for pickup, order online directly on their website.
Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
69 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1B8
Just a 4-minute walk from Avalon! Whether you want dim sum - the famous Hong Kong style brunch or a feast of Chinese food, they can fulfill your cravings. To place an order for pickup call (416) 923-3323 or through one of the delivery platforms such as SkipTheDishes and UberEats. They are currently doing up to 20% off for call-in orders!
1221 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5R 3P5
Last but not least, of course we won’t forget our friends who are vegan! A 5-min walk from Avalon. PLANTA was opened with the purpose of creating delicious food that promotes environmental sustainability. Planta’s vision is to not only take animals off the plate but bring guests an uncompromising restaurant experience that promotes environmental sustainability. PLANTA proudly offers food that uses high-quality ingredients that are sourced sustainably. To place an order for pickup, order online directly on their website or through various delivery platforms including Uber Eats, DoorDash and Ritual.
My favourite restaurant from above is Yamato Japanese Restaurant. Were you able to tell? I love the traditional Japanese food and service they offer. I personally like their sushi lunch and spider tamaki (hand roll with soft shell crab) and yes you eat the shell too. Now that you’ve read the post, do any of these restaurants appeal to your tastes? Keep in mind this is only a shortlist of restaurants available near Avalon! Come stay with us in one of our furnished suites and pick up some food from your favorite restaurant! To learn more, visit our website https://www.avalontoronto.com/ or call us at 416.731.1372.