Dine With a View of Toronto at Stratus, “The Restaurant Above”

An unforgettable dining experience that is as elevated as its location

Have your next lunch or dinner date with a seriously impressive view of the city at Stratus Restaurant. This spot is dubbed “The Restaurant Above”, for being on the 36th floor, on top of the iconic TD South Tower building, where the food is known to be even better than the view!

With the breathtaking Toronto cityscapes and their culinary menu by Executive Chef Martha Wright’s craft kitchen, Stratus Restaurant provides an unforgettable dining adventure that is as elevated as its location. 


As you step into Stratus Restaurant, you’re instantly brought into an ambiance that’s equal parts elegant and comfortable.

The interior design strikes the perfect balance between modern sophistication and cozy warmth. The bright natural lighting from all the windows brings a cheery mood that sets the stage for a welcoming dining experience.

With plush seating and tasteful decor, it’s the kind of place where conversations flow effortlessly while enjoying your meal.

photo by Eilleen Tsang for datenight


From presentation down to the taste, the food was flawlessly delicious. Starting with the appetizers; the shrimps in the Shrimp Cocktail were jumbo and succulent, served with a bowl of their mildly spicy classic dipping sauce.

The Beet & Arugula Salad was also very fresh and topped with whipped lemon & chive ricotta, toasted walnuts, and a spiced cider vinaigrette that blended together in the perfect summer salad.

To accompany our meal, we sipped on stunning and fruity drinks including the Pretty in Pink cocktail made with Kettle One Vodka, St. Germain Liqueur, grapefruit juice, and lemon juice and the Young Buck mocktail with Seedlip Spice, blackberry syrup, lime juice, and Ginger Beer.

For the mains, the team at Stratus was helpful in recommending some amazing dishes. We opted for the  Crisp Skinned BC Chinook Salmon which sat on a bed of assorted vegetables of braised savoy cabbage, roasted celery root, charred broccolini, topped with a Miso Beurre Blanc.

The Braised Beef Short Rib was incredibly tender and served with a roast root vegetable mash, heirloom carrots, brussel sprouts, and mushroom jús. Both of these dishes were also gluten-free!

Now, a date night meal isn’t complete without something sweet! For dessert, we ordered the Lemon Crème Brûlée with fresh fruit. 

photo by Eilleen Tsang for datenight

The Service

The staff members went above and beyond to ensure that our dining experience was perfect. They’re not just knowledgeable about the menu; they’re passionate about it. 

What sets Stratus Restaurant apart is the way the staff anticipates your needs, making you feel like a valued guest throughout your visit. Whether it’s a friendly smile or a timely refill of your water glass, the service here shows the restaurant’s commitment to making every customer feel right at home.

We really appreciated their honest opinions catering the specific needs of guests!

Not only can Stratus Restaurant hold business gatherings, or be your dinner spot for special celebrations and milestones; it also makes the perfect date spot to indulge in an exquisite food experience with your favourite person. 

[Sponsored by Stratus Restaurant]

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