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Toronto Restaurants with Private Rooms for Intimate Events

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The beauty of hosting an intimate gathering in a restaurant is that it doesn’t always require a full buyout or the sectioning-off of a corner way in the back. In fact, many restaurants in Toronto have dedicated event spaces designed to help you host the ultimate private dining experience for your guests. Whether you’re looking to host a celebration during the pandemic, or for when things return to normal, we’ve got your round-up of local Toronto restaurants with private rooms that are perfect for hosting small receptions, social celebrations, corporate meetings, and everything in between!

Lee Restaurant

497 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1Y3
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The beautiful private dining room at Lee Restaurant overlooks their private garden and boasts an elegant, sophisticated vibe for a classy, intimate dinner party. The space offers A/V accessibility, a coat check, a private entrance, and – get this – a table-side cocktail cart… say what!?

Blu Ristorante

90 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M5R 2H2
Blu Ristorante - Restaurants with Private Rooms

The upscale private dining room at Blu Ristorante boasts warmly lit stonewalls, grand mirrors, floor-to-ceiling wood panels, and cozy leather seating. The space is perfect to host anywhere from 10-26 guests and is most ideal for corporate dinners and business meetings.

Cluny Bistro

35 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
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The private dining room at Cluny Bistro can be divided into two separate, even more intimate, private dining spaces for up to 32 or 48 guests. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, blue linen inset wall panels, and a dedicated patio area – for each room, seasonally – Cluny just might be the perfect place for your next French-inspired event. Bonus – if you’re looking to design your event from a blank slate, you have the ability to do remove all the furniture to do so!

Rodney's Oyster House

469 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4
Rodney's Oyster House - Restaurants with Private Rooms

With the ability to accommodate between 10 and 24 guests, The Cuddy Room at Rodney's Oyster House is a fun, nautical-inspired space perfect for hosting a cozy, intimate dinner. Featuring a wall-mounted monitor for presentations and a large claimed wood table (with the option of bringing in an additional side table) for a family-style dinner setup, it doesn’t get much more intimate than this! Did we mention this room can also accommodate an oyster shucking station?

Canoe Restaurant & Bar

54th Floor, 66 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON M5K 1H
Canoe Restaurant & Bar - Restaurants with Private Rooms

The private, upscale dining rooms at Canoe Restaurant & Bar are ideal for hosting up to 24 or 40 seated guests for an intimate gathering. These rooms can also be combined to accommodate a total of 60 seated guests. There is no room rental fee, provided the minimum food and beverage spend is met. Added bonus – the staff will validate parking.. where else will you find free parking downtown Toronto??

JOEY Eaton Centre

1 Dundas St. W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z3
JOEY Eaton Centre - Restaurants with Private Rooms

There are two small, private dining rooms within the JOEY Eaton Centre location, each offering a private bar and a high-top table setup. JOEY also offers a private events team to help you customize your special event whether it’s an intimate reception, cocktail hour, work party, or any other social gathering!

Peter Pan Bistro

373 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2A4
Peter Pan Bistro - Restaurants with Private Rooms

There are two extremely intimate private dining rooms at Peter Pan Bistro – the SOHO Room, which can accommodate 10 people, and the Queen Room, accommodating up to 20 seated guests. This is the perfect spot for a super intimate dinner celebration with those closest to you.

Leña Restaurante

176 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5C 2L7
Leña Restaurante - Restaurants with Private Rooms

Perfect for intimate dinners, product launches, small receptions, and everything in between, the private rooms at Leña Restaurante can accommodate up to 40 seated guests. Whether it’s a family-style feast or a traditional plated meal, you’ll be sure to experience the culture of South America at Leña!


100 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A6
Sassafraz - Restaurants with Private Rooms

A Yorkville staple, The Bellair Room at Sassafraz is located on the restaurant’s second floor with barrier-free access. Featuring stunning frosted glass floor-to-ceiling windows, loft ceilings, and a built-in bar, this dining space can comfortably accommodate up to 32 seated guests. Presentation capabilities are also built into the room, including satellite radio, a wall-mounted TV, and a cordless mic!

Gusto 101

101 Portland Street, Toronto, ON
Gusto 101 - Restaurants with Private Rooms

The private wine cellar at Gusto 101 is cozy, intimate, and seats up to 20 people for a corporate or social private dining experience! It features A/V capabilities and a 55 inch TV to set up slide shows or presentations. Fun fact: those oak barrels lining the walls are aging the in-house wine which is served from the bars by the glass or by the bottle!

La Vecchia Lakeshore

90 Marine Parade Dr, Toronto, ON M8V 4G1
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La Vecchia Lakeshore features two private rooms: a cozy space for up to 25 guests, perfect for family gatherings or corporate meetings, and La Cantina, a stylish room that marries old-world charm with modern design. Both rooms are equipped with audio-visual facilities to accommodate event needs. Additionally, the Covered Patio provides a charming outdoor setting for special celebrations.

Costa Sorrento

179 Enterprise Blvd, Markham, ON L6G 0E7
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Costa Sorrento offers a charming private room in Toronto, ideal for small to medium-sized events. This cozy space is tastefully adorned with warm hues and soft lighting, ensuring a welcoming ambiance for up to 18 seated or 20 standing guests. Equipped with modern amenities like a flat-screen TV and sound system, it’s perfect for both social gatherings and business meetings requiring presentations or entertainment.

Black + Blue Toronto

130 King St W,, Toronto, ON M5X 2A2
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Black + Blue Toronto, acclaimed for its sophisticated blend of modern dining and steakhouse luxury, is an ideal venue for intimate events. Offering elegant private rooms that can accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 24 guests, it’s perfect for exclusive gatherings. The restaurant’s renowned culinary team, led by Chef Ron, caters to a variety of dietary preferences with a menu that includes everything from premium steaks to inventive vegetarian and vegan dishes. The rooftop terrace, a unique city feature, provides a charming setting for up to 85 seated guests or over 120 for cocktail receptions, surrounded by a picturesque vine-draped trellis and ambient fireplaces.

REIGN Restaurant + Bar + Bakery

100 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
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REIGN Restaurant + Bar + Bakery, situated in the heart of downtown Toronto within the historic Fairmont Royal York, offers a selection of private rooms perfect for hosting intimate events. The Royal Room, with its commanding presence and cobalt blue leather accents, provides an immersive dining experience ideal for boardroom-style gatherings. With a focus on sophisticated Canadian cuisine and a welcoming setting of understated luxury, REIGN is a premier choice for those seeking an intimate event space in Toronto.


88 Ossington Ave Second Floor, Toronto, ON M6J 2Z4
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Trapezi, nestled in Toronto’s vibrant west end and part of the Mamakas Food Group, offers a unique private dining experience that embodies Mediterranean warmth and celebration. With a custom walnut royal table, the room accommodates up to 28 seated guests, making it perfect for both corporate and private gatherings. The venue’s flexible layout, private bar with brass accents, and audiovisual capabilities ensure a bespoke event tailored to your needs. 

Casa Madera

550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4
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Casa Madera in Toronto offers a unique venue for intimate events with its fusion of Mexican and Mediterranean culinary traditions. Nestled in The 1 Hotel Toronto, this destination provides a captivating setting for personal and corporate gatherings. The private dining room, accommodating up to 22 guests, features floor-to-ceiling windows with serene views, making it ideal for smaller gatherings. For those seeking a more dynamic atmosphere, the semi-private Park Room and Main Dining Room can host up to 60 and 32 guests, respectively, surrounded by lush greenery and natural light. The Bar/Lounge area, perfect for cocktail receptions, offers a lively space next to the DJ booth for up to 40 guests. 


633 King St W, Toronto, ON
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Nestled in Toronto’s lively King West neighbourhood, Oretta offers a slice of modern Italian elegance, perfect for intimate events. The Mezzanine, with its adjustable spaces, provides a private setting for gatherings, seating up to 65 guests or hosting 90 for standing receptions. The Soggiorno, overlooking the main dining area, creates a cozy atmosphere for up to 32 guests, while L’Attico features a presentation kitchen for a more interactive dining experience, accommodating 30 seated guests. For smaller affairs, Cambusa transforms into a private space by night, seating 24, and the semi-private Cantina, with its unique floral ceiling, offers a sense of privacy for up to 24 guests. 

Dia Restaurant

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Dia Restaurant offers an intimate escape for private events, blending modern elegance with natural serenity. Perfect for those special gatherings, its private dining room comfortably hosts 8-10 guests for seated dinners or up to 20 for a more casual cocktail setting. Situated in the Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville, Día presents a diverse menu that takes diners on a global flavour journey, from classic Italian to exotic spices, ensuring a memorable dining experience. Ideal for those seeking a cozy yet sophisticated venue for their next intimate event in Toronto.

Modus Ristorante

145 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1J8
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Modus Ristorante specializes in crafting upscale dining experiences suitable for a range of events, from cocktail parties to full-scale dinners. The venue boasts modern, adaptable spaces including a small private room for intimate gatherings of up to 20 seated or 35 for a standing reception, and a larger room accommodating 50 seated guests or 80 for receptions. Modus stands out by providing a fully furnished venue ready for events without rental fees, asking only for a minimum food and beverage spend. The inclusion of comprehensive decor and equipment, from wireless microphones to full sound systems, alongside professional service, makes Modus an ideal choice for hosting intimate events in Toronto’s bustling downtown.

George Restaurant

111c Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M5C 1S2
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George Restaurant in Toronto is an elegant venue known for its stunning private dining spaces, perfect for intimate gatherings. From small dinners in the cozy Eliot Room to larger celebrations in the Grand Georgian Room, George can host events ranging from 5 to 64 seated guests or cocktail receptions for up to 120 attendees. Each room is thoughtfully designed to cater to a variety of functions, including corporate meetings, weddings, and special parties. For those seeking exclusivity, a full buyout of George offers access to the entire dining area and, when available, the charming Courtyard. 

La Palma

849 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V5
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In the heart of Toronto’s Trinity-Bellwoods neighbourhood, La Palma offers a cozy escape for intimate events, marrying Italian heart with Californian flair. Inspired by the artistic spirit of Venice Beach, this venue brings a playful and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for small weddings and gatherings. With two spaces available, accommodating 75 and 80 people, La Palma brings a slice of Bellwoods Beach to every occasion, making it a sweet spot for intimate celebrations in Toronto.

Biff's Bistro

4 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1G4
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Biff's Bistro elegantly blends the charm of 1930s Paris with the contemporary cool of London. Offering a modern French dining experience, Biff’s Bistro provides two distinct private dining rooms: the cozy and inviting Grey Room suitable for up to 12 guests, and the more spacious Red Room, accommodating up to 50 guests for a range of events. Additionally, a semi-private gallery space caters to gatherings of up to 40, making it ideal for both social and corporate occasions. During the warmer months, the bistro’s patio opens up for an al fresco dining experience.

Woods Restaurant

45 Colborne St, Toronto, ON M5E 1E3
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Woods Restaurant in Toronto combines rustic charm with modern elegance, making it a perfect setting for intimate events. With its unique industrial-chic décor, including exposed brick and natural wood, Woods offers a warm and inviting atmosphere. Ideal for private gatherings, Woods can customize menus and cocktails to suit any occasion, from weddings to corporate functions, all within a cozy and sophisticated space.

Osteria Rialto

4 Westmoreland Ave, Toronto, ON M6H 2Z7
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Osteria Rialto offers an intimate dining experience inspired by Italy’s charming eateries. Recognized as one of Toronto Life’s Best New Restaurants of 2020 and a winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, it brings a focus on seasonal ingredients to the forefront. The private dining cellar, perfect for groups of 8-12, provides a beautiful setting for any occasion, with custom menus and the option for wine and cocktail pairings. For larger events, the entire restaurant, including its heated patio, is available for rent, accommodating special celebrations or gatherings during and outside regular service hours. 

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