187 Bay St, Toronto, ON, M5L 1G5
Far Niente, which loosely translates from Italian as “without a care,” is one of Toronto’s finest tributes to California Grill Cuisine.
|Cuisine Type |||Californian|
|Ambiance |||Patio Dining, Quiet Conversation, Fine Dining|
|Meals Served |||Lunch, Dinner|
|Amenities |||Full Bar, Great Wine List, Must Reserve, Notable Chef, Parking, Pre-Theater|
|Pricing |||$21 - $30|
|Payment |||MasterCard, American Express, Visa|
|Getting There |||Union Station|
|Cross Street |||Bay St and Wellington St|
|Mon–Fri: 11:30AM-3PM & 5:30PM-10PM, Sat: 5PM-10PM, Sunday Closed|
Profile Last Updated: June 27, 2008
Ensconced in the heart of the city’s financial district, Far Niente promises a fanciful dining experience in its cozy Napa Valley-inspired surroundings. Offering a savoury variety of light and healthy items, guests are treated to a generous sampling of dishes that draw inspiration from the warm California sunshine. Bathing diners in its organic earth tones, the restaurant is a breezy oasis far from the hustle of Toronto’s busy Bay Street.
A Breezy Oasis
Recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award, Far Niente features a fragrant variety of seafood, grilled meats, and unique salads, all with a fresh kick. In keeping with the restaurant’s fresh-centric menu, Far Niente also offers a variety of seasonal dishes that change every six months. While dessert fans will drool at the restaurant’s mouth-watering selection of cakes and pastries, cheese lovers will rejoice at its varied selection of fine cheeses. The restaurant also offers a wide array of juices and cocktails, and boasts an extensive wine list.
Far Niente’s central location and award winning reputation for service and cuisine make the restaurant a favourite destination for special occasions. Offering convenient access to such attractions as the Rogers Centre, Air Canada Centre, Royal Alexandra and Princess of Wales Theatres and the Hummingbird Centre, Far Niente is the perfect fine dining start to any evening. Just make sure you make a reservation.
Parking: complimentary after 5:30 PM