Get more out of Brian Buffini’s Success Tour when it rolls into the Toronto Congress Centre on November 4th and 5th with a yummy and filling meal from one of the many fine restaurants that the city has to offer. Let’s face it; it’s tough to concentrate when your belly keeps interfering with your ability to listen to the great content and speakers. Get out and enjoy the crisp fall air with a short walk to one of these restaurants during the lunch break.
Sushi-Ya Japan ($$) 621 Dixon Road, approximately a 2 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
Get a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine! Enjoy traditional Japanese bento boxes, sashimi and sushi and a selection of beef and chicken dishes. See the menu.
Tucker’s Marketplace Restaurants ($$) 15 Carlson Court, approximately a 13 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
If variety is your thing, hit up Tucker’s, an award-winning buffet that’s more than your run-of-the-mill buffet restaurant. The restaurant is set up like little shops so that diners can go from station to station and choose from a wide selection of entrees, salads, barbeque, stir fries and so much more. It’s open Monday to Friday 11:30am to 2pm for lunch and 5pm to 9pm for dinner. Check out the menu.
Olio ($$) 801 Dixon Road, approximately a 10 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
Satisfy your fix for Mediterranean fare. Olio offers a variety of dishes from Italy, Spain, Greece, France and Morocco. Nosh on a Panini, enjoy an Olio signature crab cake or indulge in a delicious entrée. It’s open seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 6am to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from 7am to midnight. See the menu here.
Mr. Kiwi Rice & Noodle Bar ($$) 621 Dixon Road, approximately a 2 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
Located near Sushi-Ya Japan, Mr. Kiwi Rice and Noodle Bar is an Asian fusion restaurant that features a variety of tasty dishes, from curries to soups and noodles. It’s open from 11:30am to 10:30pm Monday through Saturday and 4pm to 10pm on Sunday. See the menu.
Moxie’s Grill & Bar ($$) 55 Reading Court, approximately a 16 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
Craving a steak? Moxie’s Grill & Bar offers traditional steakhouse fare in addition to soups, salads, pizza, pasta, burgers and sandwiches. It’s open from 6am to 2am Tuesday through Saturday, 6am to midnight on Sunday and 6am to 1am on Monday. See the menu.
Canyon Creek ($$) 25 Carlson Court, approximately a 14 minute walk from the Toronto Congress Centre
Canyon Creek features a variety of steakhouse fare as well as fish tacos, burgers, and pasta. However, steaks are where the restaurant shines. Order a basic steak or one of the specialty varieties inspired by the travels of their culinary team. It’s open from 11am to 1am Monday through Friday, 4pm to 1am on Saturday and 4pm to 11pm on Sunday. See the menu.
Food trucks. Toronto has several food trucks that roam the city offering hungry customers a heaping helping of deliciousness. Go to TorontoFoodTrucks.ca to find out where the trucks will be that day.