Toronto's restaurant strip offers a diverse range of options for the hungry, against an enviable backdrop.
Southern smoke cafe has released its new spring menu which features 2 new salads; chicken Caesar salad and a roasted pumpkin and feta salad, along with the all day breakfast and burger menu. Southern smoke food van is available all day, 7 days a week by booking (minimum numbers apply). Catering for all budgets from the popular burger menu to food tailored to your appetite, contact Southern Smoke via Facebook or follow their Facebook page for event locations.
Casa-nova Italian Restaurant
With fabulous lake views and an air conditioned restaurant, there's lots to love at Casa-nova. The Mediterranean inspired menu offers delicious items such as the popular breakfast bruschetta with Pane Di Casa, poached egg, pumpkin, cherry tomato, avocado, fetta, pomo granites, baby spinach, dukkha, beetroot and hummus.
For lunch try the smoked ham, mushroom and sage pizza - enjoyed with a glass of wine from impressive wine list or maybe an on tap or bottled beer, it makes a great place to meet friends. Enjoy breakfast until 2pm weekdays and 11.30am on weekends. For bookings call 4959 2722.
Tinto Espresso Cafe
Sat on the shores of the Lake, this is a great spot for a relaxed breakfast, tasty lunch or catch up with friends over fresh local hand roasted coffee.
It is the perfect time of the year to head along, relax and get drenched in the morning sun while taking in the breathtaking views of the lake, or if you're feeling a little more energetic, grab a coffee and take a stroll along the Toronto foreshore.
Tinto Espresso is open from 8am to 3pm with all day breakfast, lunch from 11am and coffee and cake all day, located at Foreshore Park overlooking the lake swimming pool.
On the top of the hill on Victory Parade, overlooking both the lake and Toronto you will find the historic Toronto Hotel. With a family friendly alfresco area and indoor eating area its a great place for lunch or dinner. Their new menu, from Sri Lankan born chef Mahinda Wickramasekera celebrates flavour and freshness.
Try crispy skin salmon served with sweet potato chips, asparagus salad and hollandaise sauce or a tasting plate of flathead, salt and pepper squid, crumbed prawn cutlets, chicken wings and duck spring rolls. Don't miss their concert series commencing on September 28. See Facebook for details.