Restaurants Near the MTCC Foodies Will Love

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Our centre is truly in the heart of downtown Toronto, located steps away from many of the best restaurants in Canada. For those looking for an unparalleled culinary experience or classic cocktails post-conference, the choices are endless. To narrow down the field, we asked our favourite in-house foodie, MTCC’s Vice President of Food and Beverage Richard Willett, to share some of his top restaurant picks in our neighbourhood. Richard is recognized as a culinary thought leader. His production kitchen here at the MTCC prepares nearly a million meals a year and is a state-of-the-art laboratory of culinary creativity. Here are just a few of his recommendations.

Bon appétit!

Byblos
byblosdowntown.com
Address: 11 Duncan Street
Distance from the MTCC: 7-minute walk or 4-minute drive
Extra insight: Exceptional cocktail list in a gorgeous setting

Richmond Station
richmondstation.ca
Address: 1 Richmond Street West
Distance from the MTCC: 14-minute walk or 7-minutes by car
Extra insight: Solid downtown brasserie offering a daily menu of seasonal cuisine.

PAI
paitoronto.com
Address: 18 DuncanStreet
Distance from the MTCC: 7-minute walk or 4-minute drive
Extra insight: Authentic flavours, this restaurant serves some of the best Thai food in Toronto. Décor is a funky mixture of Toronto meets Thailand.

Aloette Restaurant
aloetterestaurant.com
Address: 163 Spadina Avenue, 1st Floor
Distance from the MTCC: 18-minute walk or 8-minute drive
Extra insight: A chic diner serving elevated comfort dishes and French staples.

Miku
mikutoronto.com
Address: 105-10 Bay Street (at Queen’s Quay)
Distance from the MTCC: 14-minute walk or 7-minute drive
Extra insight: Aburi-style sushi destination with soaring ceilings. A high level of finesse and culinary artistry.

George Restaurant
georgeonqueen.com
Address: 111C Queen Street East
Distance from the MTCC: 25-minute walk or 9 minutes by car
Extra insight: Globally inspired dishes with seasonally sourced menus. Emphasizes local ingredients in a refreshed space with a secluded courtyard.

Volos
volos.ca
Address: 133 Richmond Street West
Distance from the MTCC: 10-minute walk or 6-minute drive
Extra insight: Upscale Greek. Serving high-quality seafood in a refined, contemporary setting.

Assembly Chef’s Hall – For Quick Service
assemblychefshall.com
Address: 111 Richmond Street West
Distance from the MTCC: 10-minute walk or 6-minute drive
Food: 17 of Toronto’s top chefs, restauranteurs and baristas have come together under one roof, in Canada’s first chef-driven community market. You experience a variety of cuisines, directly from their kitchens.

Louix Louis – For Drinks
louixlouis.com
Address: St. Regis Toronto, 31st Floor, 325 Bay Street
Distance from the MTCC: 12-minute walk or 5-minute drive
Located on the 31st floor of The St. Regis Toronto, it has a two-storey Grand Bar.

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