Patios for Your Next Date Night

Don’t know what to do for your next date night? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Why not support a local restaurant by spending a beautiful summer day enjoying a great meal and a refreshing beverage outside?

Here is a list of Mount Pleasant Village restaurants with a romantic atmosphere and exquisite food!

Zee Grill 

Serving the community since 1981 is Zee Grill, where you can get fresh seafood for your next romantic night out. Chef Zac Eckhardt’s Menu is filled with an array of the highest quality oysters, fish, lobster and crab. Not a seafood person? No problem, they also serve the perfect steak frites, magret duck breast, and some delicious salads! 

A romantic dinner is not complete without dessert, and Zee Grill will have you wanting more with their creme caramel and sticky toffee pudding. 

Some menu highlights

  • Freshly Shucked Oysters 
  • Roasted Half Lobster
  • Ahi Tuna

Positano

Positano is a classic Italian restaurant with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Their menu has been carefully curated to provide the utmost quality dishes that everyone will enjoy. From a refreshing salad or bruschetta, pizzas galore, and all the pasta you can dream of, Positano is the place for the perfect Italian feast. 

Some menu highlights

  • Carpaccio
  • Linguine Syrenuse
  • The Positano Pizza

Piano Piano

For a date night out on the town, try Piano Piano. Serving the most beautiful dishes, the Italian restaurant has several locations around the city. Their Mount Pleasant location has both a charming side patio and a CafeTO patio, making Piano Piano an excellent option for your next night out. 

Don’t feel like going out for date night? Piano Piano has all you need for the perfect dinner at home. Pick up one of their gourmet frozen sourdough pizzas, or get it delivered

Some menu highlights 

  • Whipped Ricotta 
  • Egg Yolk Raviolo 
  • Bone-In Veal Parmesan
  • Nutella Tiramisu

Wild Chicory

At Wild Chicory, you can have it all! Their menu is comprised of innovative cocktails and extraordinary food pairings. Wild Chicory uses only the finest local ingredients selected daily by the head chef. 

Their CafeTO patio offers the perfect place to enjoy one of their specialty cocktails and appetizers. The restaurant focuses on elevating Canadian ingredients, and what better a place to enjoy locally sourced dishes than on a patio!

Some menu highlights 

  • Blue Butterfly Cocktail
  • Beef Tartare
  • Fogo Island Cod
  • 6oz AAA tenderloin

Domaine MaMo

At Domaine MaMo, there is no doubt your meal will be delicious as renowned Chef Didier has worked at several Michelin Starred Parisian restaurants and won the Medal of the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Maître Agricole (Knight of Order of Agricultural Merit). 

This upscale dining experience is now even better with a patio! Guests can now enjoy some of the finest dishes Toronto has to offer outdoors.

With its exquisite food, extensive wine list, and outstanding service, Domaine MaMo is a must-visit restaurant for a romantic night out.

Some menu highlights

  • Caviar
  • Bouillabaisse 
  • Calabria Pizza
  • Apple Tarte Tatin with Whipped Tahitian Vanilla Cream

Florentia

For a homey meal on a summer day, try Florentia. With locally sourced ingredients and a focus on a healthy lifestyle, Florentia is a go-to for Tuscan cuisine. 

All of their produce is sourced locally from Ontario, whereas their fish is sourced from the Mediterranean. In addition, the restaurant uses only extra virgin olive oil for cooking, a common practice in Tuscan dishes.

Florentia was one of the first seven restaurants in Ontario to be awarded the Hospitality Seal from the Italian Chamber of Commerce, a high honour recognizing Italian restaurants outside of Italy. 

We’d recommend sharing a bottle of wine and enjoying a nice appetizer, perhaps the burrata. For your entre, try favourites like the mediterranean sea bass. If you are still hungry, finish it off with zabaione al marsala, a dessert of warm custard with Sicilian Marsala wine, sugar and egg. 

Some menu highlights

  • Veal or Chicken Scallopini
  • Rigatoni Ai Funghi 
  • Florentina Pizza

Conclusion

Whether you are looking for a nice restaurant for your next night out or simply wish to taste some delicious food, look no further. Mount Pleasant Village is here for you. Share your experience with us by using #PatiosOnMountPleasant on social media!