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Tips for Dining on Your Next Toronto Business Trip

Travelling for business can be an exciting opportunity, but it can also present new challenges in and out of the office. Being in a new city and dining alone or with colleagues can end up as a happy, memorable experience, or the opposite. You want something tasty that can expose you to the culinary delights offered by the city, but may not have much free time to research restaurants or eat between meetings. Luckily, Toronto is a city with a fantastic food culture, so finding a convenient and delicious spot to grab a bite will not be difficult.


Whether you are arriving via Pearson Airport or the Toronto Island Airport, it is easy to find fabulous places to eat in the vicinity. More worried about the how than the where? Don’t fret. Whether you grab a meal by the bar, invite local colleagues for lunch or enjoy the ‘me time,’ dining solo can be an enjoyable experience. If you are still stuck on where to dine, here are some of the best restaurants, located near Union Station in downtown Toronto:

Bardi’s Steak House

56 York Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1H1 Bardi’s is a traditional steakhouse that can be reached on foot from Union Station in less than ten minutes. Quality food, exceptional service and a fantastic assortment of wines mean you will leave completely satisfied. If you are looking to explore the city, its central location in the financial and theatre district give you plenty of options to check out nearby after dinner.


54th Floor – 66 Wellington Street W, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 1H6 As one of the most well-known high-end restaurants in the city, Canoe is a great option for a luxurious lunch or dinner. Plus, its location on the 54th floor offers a beautiful view of the city and Lake Ontario. Depending on the night, it is usually a good idea to make a reservation. Call in advance or use an app such as OpenTable to book your spot early. Canoe is also featured on the 2016 Winterlicious circuit. So, depending on the timing of your business trip, you can enjoy exquisite food for a reasonable price.

Marché Restaurant

181 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T3 Marché is a cafeteria style restaurant with tons of fresh and healthy options. Different stations allow you to choose what you are in the mood for and load them to a Marché card before paying at the checkout. This is a great place to grab any meal of the day, including breakfast and dinner, or simply a mid-afternoon snack. Free Wi-Fi lets you can stay in contact with the office or connect with friends and family back home if you are dining alone.


Now that you know where to eat, take care of the other details for your trip by hiring an airport limo or taxi service. If you need quick and affordable Toronto airport transportation, or want a reliable way to get around the city, our corporate taxi and limo options can make your next business trip a stress-free one. AirFlight Services offers Toronto airport limos that give you an easy and enjoyable way to travel. We want to make sure your business trip is a success. Book our airport limousine service today. Contact us online for a free quote or call 1‑800‑268‑6843 to book your pick up or drop off service appointment.


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