A candlelit restaurant is ideal for couples on dates or for undercover agents batting their eyes at one another in Morse code. Take top-secret bites with today's Groupon: for $30, you get $60 worth of fine Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and Drinks at Oro.
Oro's curated menu invites patrons to pair neo-Italian and Mediterranean cuisine with sips of wines from around the globe. Diners can slice into beef tenderloin ($39.95), alternating their meaty bites with tastes of the accompanying horseradish-bacon smashed potato, golden beets, and french beans cooked in a cast-iron beret. Quebec artisanal chicken ($29.95) wafts its fresh herbs toward noses, and roasted peppers and chimichurri bring harmony to a house made sausage tagliatelle ($22.95). Meanwhile, sips of a 2007 chateau liot ($7.75/glass, $58/bottle) complement morsels and allow time for diners to invent new endings to knock knock jokes. As meals draw to a close, a dessert cheese board ($18) pairs house-made preserves with a selection of Canadian artisanal cheeses.
Flickers of candlelight paint a soft glow across Oro's upscale dining space, where stained glass murals peer down on the unfolding dinner conversations. Exposed brick creeps along the walls, and a fireplace serves as a drive-thru for chimney sweeps.
45 Elm St.
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1H1