Air Canada announces nominees for the country's best new restaurants this year

Aug 8 2019, 6:42 am

Air Canada just announced its longlist for Canada’s Best New Restaurants this year, and all the country’s major urban regions are represented.

From a Nordic-Japanese tasting menu you’ll find in a Thornhill, Ontario strip mall to a plant-focused spot called Nowhere *A Restaurant in Victoria, this year’s expanded list of finalists celebrates the creative cuisine being cultivated across the nation.

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To determine the longlist, Air Canada sent one writer on an anonymous, month-long, cross-country dining marathon based on the recommendations of a diverse new panel of food experts.

 

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The 2019 nominees for Canada’s Best New Restaurants are:

  • Alma – Montreal
  • Alobar Yorkville – Toronto
  • ARVI – Quebec City
  • Beach Hill Smokehouse – Toronto
  • Beau Mont – Montreal
  • Black Rabbit – Moncton
  • Como Taperia – Vancouver
  • Dispatch – St. Catharines
  • Donna’s – Toronto
  • Dreyfus – Toronto
  • Flame + Smith – Bloomfield
  • Frilu – Thornhill
  • Grand Cru Deli – Toronto
  • Hearth – Saskatoon
  • Home Block at CedarCreek Estate Winery – Kelowna
  • House of Boateng – Victoria
  • La Petit Boeuf – Calgary
  • Le Petit Mousso – Montreal
  • Le Swan – Toronto
  • Lulu Bar – Calgary
  • McKiernan Luncheonette – Montreal
  • Moccione – Montreal
  • Monarque – Montreal
  • Nowhere *A Restaurant – Victoria
  • Origines – Caraquet
  • Partake – Edmonton
  • Pastel – Montreal
  • Pluvio – Ucluelet
  • Sakai Bar – Toronto
  • The Sensory – Canmore
  • Seoul Shakers – Toronto
  • Ten – Toronto
  • Ugly Dumpling – Vancouver
  • Wayfarer Oyster House – Whitehorse
  • Zuì Là – Markham

 

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Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2019 highlights the top restaurants that have opened across the country over the last 12 months that deliver exceptional experiences through food quality, service, and commitment to culinary creativity.

The annual Top 10 ranking will be unveiled at a celebration in Toronto on October 24.

 

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