100 BEST RESTAURANTS IN CANADA 2019

The 5th annual 100 Best Restaurants in Canada list is out, with Alo restaurant in Toronto taking the No.1 spot for the third year running. It is followed by Joe Beef (No.2) and Toqué (No.3), both located in Montreal.

Alo, led by chef Patrick Kriss, offers a French-inspired 10-course tasting menu with a broad range of international influences. The team also runs casual dining spots Aloette and Alo Bar since 2017, both of which are included in this year’s 100 Best at No.35 and No.65, respectively. 

This year the list includes 24 newcomers of which 16 are newly opened venues. Canada’s 2019 Best New Restaurant award went to Italian restaurant Giulietta, coming it at No.9 on the list. 

Toronto and Montreal dominate as the best cities for top dining experiences in Canada, with the two cities holding eight of the top ten spots on the list. Overall, more than half of the 100 restaurants are from Toronto and Montreal. 

100 Best Restaruants in Canada, released by Canada's 100 Best magazine, is voted by an independent jury panel made of chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, critics. It is one of the most important guides to the country’s top dining venues. 

Here are the top 20:

1.Alo

163 SPADINA AVENUE, THIRD FLOOR, TORONTO, ONTARIO

2.Joe Beef

2491 NOTRE DAME STREET WEST MONTREAL, QUEBEC

3.Toqué!

900 JEAN-PAUL RIOPELLE PLACE, MONTREAL, QUEBEC

4.Langdon Hall

1 LANGDON DRIVE, CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO

5.St. Lawrence

269 POWELL ST, VANCOUVER, BC

6.Le Mousso

1023 ONTARIO ST E, MONTREAL, QC

7.Buca Osteria & Bar

53 SCOLLARD STREET, TORONTO, ONTARIO

8.Montréal Plaza

6230 SAINT HUBERT STREET, MONTREAL, QUEBEC

9.Giulietta

972 COLLEGE STREET WEST, TORONTO

10.Edulis

169 NIAGARA STREET, TORONTO, ONTARIO

See the full list here