Comfort Inn Toronto Northeast
8330 Woodbine Ave.
Markham, ON L3R 2N8
Phone: (905) 477-6077
Fax: (905) 477-9664
Bars & Cafes
If tea is your poison, then drown in its aroma and flavor at this quaint tea-room in Richmond Hill. Do not forget to try the Bubble tea, Condensed Milk Toast or the Oreo Cake for a memorable after-taste. There are a wide variety of desserts and drinks to choose from. The ambiance is pleasant and service is good. All in all, it is a comfortable place to relax and enjoy your cuppa.
If you have just heard about bubble tea and are keen on trying a glass of these chewy drinks, then head to Go For Tea in Thornhill. Located in Thornhill, this Chinese tea room has brought the Taiwanese staple drink to the Canadian shores and has succeeded in serving freshly prepared, savory bubble teas. Bubble tea is a fruity drink that sometimes comes with milk and tasty tapioca pearls to chew on. Besides bubble tea, you can also select from a variety of traditional Taiwanese tea, iced tea, hot and cold coffee, slush, yogurt and other refreshing drinks. Also served here are a number of traditional Taiwanese and Japanese delicacies, that remain true to their original flavors. Call or visit their website to for more details.
Where fine dining, heady cocktails and brilliant music blend, Hava Nagila is its name! The cuisine ranges from a traditional Middle-Eastern fare to authentic Sushi and far Eastern delicacies. Hava Nagila has an exquisite bar, serving the coolest concoctions and hosting the hottest live gigs. It also has elegant banquet halls for corporate functions, family gatherings and parties. A major attraction at Hava Nagila is the Israeli Night on Thursdays, that presents the best of Middle-Eastern music coupled with dance and pyrotechnics. Head to Hava Nagila and have a gala night!
If you're looking for a place that combines Italian, Asian, French and Canadian cuisines, then The Monkey Bar & Grill is right up your alley. The menu includes dishes such as Grilled Atlantic Salmon, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Grilled Calf's Liver and Jumbo Black Tiger Shrimps. You can also hire the place for private events. For more details, call ahead.
No one does afternoon teas like T-Buds on the Yonge Street. A gem of Bedford Park, this charming tea-room is the place to go when you want dainty, afternoon teas with a bunch of girlfriends. The place offers a wide variety of lose teas from all over the world and palatable munches to go with your choice of beverages. You can choose from pre-set menus like the English Tea or American Brunch; although the teas in themselves are exquisite, the finger foods are insanely delicious too! Also on offer are a range of sweet as well as savory crepes with distinct, innovative toppings; try the Arabic Bazaar or The Moghul, they come highly recommended. The staff is attentive, extremely child-friendly and the place, on the whole is definitely worth a visit, whether you're with friends or family.
The Amaya brand that brought you The Indian Room & Amaya Express has been so successful that owners Hemant Bhagwani and Derek Valleau realized that they could do even more with serving fine Indian food. With the Bread Bar, they have ventured into serving small plates with unique takes on traditional Indian fare. Take their raita, for instance. The yogurt has been spiced and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds for a truly new and refreshing experience! And their naan sandwiches are a divine indulgence with soft grilled naan tucked tightly around ingredients like pulled lamb and mashed potatoes.
The Herb's Restaurant and Catering is an uptown and upscale restaurant offering a mix of French-European cuisine in a bright and lively ambiance. Everything at Herbs is cheerful and summery, with printed floral tablecloths and the potted herbs which give this restaurant its name. The cuisine offers a mix of French-European including chicken, pasta, steak, lamb, seafood and game. This is followed by the made-from-scratch desserts. Call ahead for more details.
Located in uptown Toronto south of Hwy 401, Safari Bar and Grill is the perfect place for a meal with friends, friendly game of pool, or night out for live music. There's free pool weeknights, jazz on Tuesday evenings and Sunday brunch from 11a-3p. The menu offers standard pub fare done to perfection. Aside from pizzas and pastas, main dishes include Homemade Venison Sausage, Baked Cashew Vegetable Curry and Grilled Pork Loin.
This place looks more like a swanky club than a sports bar that it actually is. Located on O'Connor Drive in East York, Rally Sports Bar is where you rally for your team with close friends and have a good time. With 40 TV screens, it's hard to miss any part of the game here. The menu here is a great mix of North American comfort food and delicious public-house delights like poutines, chicken wings, crab cakes and such. With a number of delectable smoked dishes on the menu, Rally rightfully advertises itself as a smokehouse. Beverage menu includes a long list of popular imported and regional beers. The plush place, expands to 650 square meters (7000 square feet) and is often sought for private business events and celebrations. Check the website for more details.
Best known by locals for its hip allure and trendy atmosphere, Alleycatz Restaurant & Lounge is a cozy and relaxing environment that draws in all the coolest guys and dolls in town. Though swinging, this cat is neither uptight nor pretentious. The mixed crowd of late-20's to mid-30's hipsters are there to savor the large selection of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, impressive wine list and a variety of special Catz martinis. But one comes for the food and stays for the music. The showcasing of live jazz performances every night invites patrons to kick off their heels, dance and unwind.
Granite Brewery on Eglinton Avenue in Davisville is home to several local brews, craft beers, cask-conditioned ales and stouts that are brewed on site. Offered on tap or take-away bottles, these blends are some of the best local brews around. Apart from the prolific beerlist, there's also a wine menu that features many red, white and bubbly vinos and a selection of spirits that includes whiskeys, scotches, malts and gins. For the munchies, Granite offers an All-American menu that includes classic dishes like crispy calamari, chicken fingers and a range of burgers, pastas and salads. All in all, a great place to eat, drink and be merry!
If Elvis were a sports fan, this Leaside area bar would be Graceland. Every inch of wall space is splattered with jerseys, pictures, tributes and caricatures of every athlete who ever laced up a pair. With a theme park like this, there might be a tendency to let the food slide. It's definitely not the case here, with both food and service as good as you'll find in any pub setting. The menu at McSorley Saloon features offerings such as Old Man McSorley's cut prime rib and the Bayview Burgercooked to order. Call ahead to know more.