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The Best Restaurants to Celebrate Your Birthday with a Group

The Best Restaurants to Celebrate Your Birthday with a Group

The Best Restaurants to Celebrate Your Birthday with a Group

After a couple of years of missed birthday celebrations, you can finally go out for dinner with your friends to enjoy some great food and cheers to another year around the sun. The best restaurants in Toronto to celebrate your birthday will make your night memorable no matter the mood. Whether you’re looking for something fancy or casual, each of these spots have fantastic food, crushable cocktails and a great atmosphere to soak in all the birthday vibes.

2876 Dundas St W

Indie Alehouse

Indie Alehouse

If beers and bites are more up your alley, you can’t go wrong by celebrating at this small brewpub with a classy old-school vibe. The staff are super friendly and helpful, and the menu presents an array of unique beers, along with snacks like DIY shrimp lettuce wraps, prosciutto-wrapped local burrata and Southern fried chicken.

15 Toronto St

Carisma

Carisma

This upscale Italian eatery in the heart of downtown offers a delectable menu, two private rooms and has a team of extra hospitable staff who will welcome you and help make your birthday one for the books!

472 Queen St W

BarChef

BarChef

Grab a seat at the chef's table and get ready to ball out. Not only do the extravagant cocktails make an excellent birthday treat, but the sliders, fried chicken and charred butter are just what you need to ring in an older and wiser you.

57 Adelaide St E

Terroni - Adelaide

Terroni - Adelaide

If you're looking to celebrate your special day with Terroni, be sure to book your table at this location! Situated in a former court house, the magnificent multi-level space is impressive on its own, not to mention their extensive menu complete with classic Southern Italian fare and thin-crust pizzas.

2 Trinity St

Madrina

Madrina

Classic and contemporary tapas are served at this lively Spanish haunt with a delicious menu curated by chef Ramon Simarro. The drinks menu includes over 70 gins and an impressive selection of imported wines, so there will be no shortage of options to choose from when the time comes for your birthday toast.

99 Queen St E

The Carbon Bar

The Carbon Bar

If you're a fan of BBQ, this elevated dining venue with artsy decor and plush banquettes feature delicious Texas-style share platters with all kinds of meat and your choice of dipping sauces. Brisket, chicken, steaks, ribs, seafood and oysters are only a taste of what's on the menu at this chic outpost on King East.

620 King St W

DASHA

DASHA

Boasting a lively karaoke room, this 2-level, exposed-brick eatery serves innovative Chinese dishes, so you can take your tastebuds on an authentic journey through Asia while belting your heart out to whatever song you choose... it's your birthday after all!

98 Portland St

SARA Restaurant

SARA Restaurant

Owned and operated by Food Dudes, this globally-inspired restaurant serves small plates in a modern, minimalist space. The hidden compartments in the tables are so you can put your phones away while you and your guests soak up every moment of your birthday gathering (minus the mandatory group shots, of course).

181 Wellington St W

TOCA

TOCA

Located in the Ritz Carlton, this elegant restaurant, in collaboration with Oliver Glowig -- one of Rome's most celebrated chefs -- offers seasonal, local-sourced Italian cuisine, with a number of private dining spaces and rounded booths, perfect for dining in larger groups. Be sure to order the Spaghetti Carbonara, finished and tossed in a D.O.P. Parmigiano Reggiano wheel.

593 College St

Zitto Zitto Taverna

Zitto Zitto Taverna

This immaculate new spot in Little Italy features a menu chock-full of impressive meats, seafood and hand-crafted cocktails inspired from Southern Italy. Their private dining space -- La Cantina -- is perfect for special occasions, and you will be well taken care of by owners Alan and Anita, two hospitality vets with a keen eye for detail and a knack for throwing lavish parties.

480 King St W

Pink Sky

Pink Sky

Equal parts local neighbourhood favourite and 'night out' destination, this brand new restaurant from the INK Entertainment group is a seafood lover's Mecca with an open-concept kitchen and raw bar offering an impressive selection from east to west coast. Private dining is also available on their mezzanine level overlooking the space.

1214 Dundas St W

Gia

Gia

This modern, plant-forward restaurant on Dundas West serves house-made pasta, sustainable wines and intricate cocktails in an intimate setting, perfect for those looking to try something a little more unique for their birthday feast.

18 Tank House Lane

El Catrin Destileria

El Catrin Destileria

With the most extensive tequila and mezcal collection in the country, you and your guests will have a blast celebrating at this trendy Mexican locale (with a massive patio) in the historic Distillery District. The tacos are, of course, outstanding, but make sure to order a round (or two) of their guacamole, prepared tableside with all the fixings.

522 King St W

Myth

Myth

This newly opened Greek restaurant in the heart of King West serves up delicious meze share platters, flaming saganaki, an array of meat and seafood and gorgeous cocktails in a dazzling coastal atmosphere for a birthday to remember.

The Best Restaurants to Celebrate Your Birthday with a Group

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The Best Restaurants to Celebrate Your Birthday with a Group

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After a couple of years of missed birthday celebrations, you can finally go out for dinner with your friends to enjoy some great food and cheers to another year around the sun. The best restaurants in Toronto to celebrate your birthday will make your night memorable no matter the mood. Whether you’re looking for something fancy or casual, each of these spots have fantastic food, crushable cocktails and a great atmosphere to soak in all the birthday vibes.

2876 Dundas St W

Indie Alehouse

Indie Alehouse

If beers and bites are more up your alley, you can’t go wrong by celebrating at this small brewpub with a classy old-school vibe. The staff are super friendly and helpful, and the menu presents an array of unique beers, along with snacks like DIY shrimp lettuce wraps, prosciutto-wrapped local burrata and Southern fried chicken.

2 Trinity St

Madrina

Madrina

Classic and contemporary tapas are served at this lively Spanish haunt with a delicious menu curated by chef Ramon Simarro. The drinks menu includes over 70 gins and an impressive selection of imported wines, so there will be no shortage of options to choose from when the time comes for your birthday toast.

99 Queen St E

The Carbon Bar

The Carbon Bar

If you're a fan of BBQ, this elevated dining venue with artsy decor and plush banquettes feature delicious Texas-style share platters with all kinds of meat and your choice of dipping sauces. Brisket, chicken, steaks, ribs, seafood and oysters are only a taste of what's on the menu at this chic outpost on King East.

181 Wellington St W

TOCA

TOCA

Located in the Ritz Carlton, this elegant restaurant, in collaboration with Oliver Glowig -- one of Rome's most celebrated chefs -- offers seasonal, local-sourced Italian cuisine, with a number of private dining spaces and rounded booths, perfect for dining in larger groups. Be sure to order the Spaghetti Carbonara, finished and tossed in a D.O.P. Parmigiano Reggiano wheel.

593 College St

Zitto Zitto Taverna

Zitto Zitto Taverna

This immaculate new spot in Little Italy features a menu chock-full of impressive meats, seafood and hand-crafted cocktails inspired from Southern Italy. Their private dining space -- La Cantina -- is perfect for special occasions, and you will be well taken care of by owners Alan and Anita, two hospitality vets with a keen eye for detail and a knack for throwing lavish parties.

480 King St W

Pink Sky

Pink Sky

Equal parts local neighbourhood favourite and 'night out' destination, this brand new restaurant from the INK Entertainment group is a seafood lover's Mecca with an open-concept kitchen and raw bar offering an impressive selection from east to west coast. Private dining is also available on their mezzanine level overlooking the space.

18 Tank House Lane

El Catrin Destileria

El Catrin Destileria

With the most extensive tequila and mezcal collection in the country, you and your guests will have a blast celebrating at this trendy Mexican locale (with a massive patio) in the historic Distillery District. The tacos are, of course, outstanding, but make sure to order a round (or two) of their guacamole, prepared tableside with all the fixings.