The City’s most internationally acclaimed restaurant, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has been named the #1 Best Italian Restaurant in the World, outside of Italy, and awarded Meal of the Year by 50 Top Italy. Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the only North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. Sitting atop the iconic Westin Harbour Castle, on the edge of Lake Ontario, the spacious new location on the 38th floor, offers stunning views of the city skyline and Toronto’s harbor.
Since opening, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has also been recognized with a number of prolific national and international awards and honours, including Gambero Rosso’s ‘Best New Restaurant in the World’ and Tre Forchette (3 Forks), La Liste Best Italian Restaurant in Canada and in the Top Ten of Restaurants in Canada, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, the DiRoNA - Distinguished Restaurants of North America, OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in Canada and the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence.
Showcasing the incredible cuisine of Chef Ernesto Iaccarino and the wonderful fresh flavors of the Amalfi coast, Don Alfonso 1890 is an internationally recognized award-winning concept with locations in Sant’Agata, Amalfi Coast, Italy; Levello, Basilicata, Italy; Helena Bay, New Zealand; Macau, China and now Toronto. Don Alfonso 1890’s cuisine is characterized by its modernity, Mediterranean flare and the exceptional quality of the raw materials used.
Evoking a sense of high style and chic, the space acts as a canvas for the food it presents; each design detail and piece of furniture has been crafted from the finest materials, many imported directly from Italy. Guests are surrounded by stunning contemporary art and noteworthy pieces including those by Philippe Pasqua, Damien Hirst and Mr. Brainwash, among others; spectacular fresh floral arrangements capture the imagination, while the room’s breathtaking, wrap-around floor to ceiling views are some of the most spectacular in the country.