A DELICIOUS TRIBUTE TO THE CITY WE CALL HOME

TOCA represents the best of Toronto, Canada, and as one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the diverse culinary spectrum of the city, TOCA provides a unique take on Italian cuisine created with the best of Canada’s natural bounty focusing on seasonal flavours and locally sourced produce.

View our new Tasting Menu by visiting our Dinner section.


Please visit our Special Events section under the View More Tab to view our Wine & Cheese Tasting Menus, Group Menus and Holiday Specials.

Experience a delectable 2 or 3-course Pre-Show Menu from $28, available daily between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Breakfast

Brunch

79.00 Per Person // Children 3 – 12 Years – Half Price // 2 & Under – Complimentary

Dinner

Lunch

Wine List

Contact Us

TOCA Restaurant

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
181 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G7 Canada
Phone: (416) 572-8008
Fax: (416) 572-8163

Restaurant Manager

Hanan.Abdulahi@ritzcarlton.com

Email the Chef

Raghuram.Addagada@ritzcarlton.com

Parking

Valet parking is available at the entrance to The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.

Treat a friend, loved one or business associate to a luxurious dining experience with The Ritz-Carlton Gift Card.

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CONTACT The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto



We look forward to serving you. Please contact us if we can assist you with any questions or special requests.

Make a Reservations

We gladly accept reservations for dining at TOCA Restaurant online or through our reservations line. For intimate occasions, learn more about our private dining (link to Private Dining section) experiences.

Call to Make a Dining Reservation : (416) 572-8008

Additional Dining Venues

 
DEQ Terrace & Lounge

Phone: (416) 585-2500
Website

DEQ is an urban outdoor oasis, nestled in Toronto’s downtown core with a breathtaking view of Simcoe Park and the CN Tower. With comfortable furnishings, an expansive outdoor patio and open-air firepit, DEQ offers a light lunch menu as well as all-day dining options.
 
Ritz Bar
Phone: (416) 585-2500
Website

Ritz Bar is the perfect place for an after work drink or a pre-dinner cocktail. With its trendy ambiance, free standing bar, tapas-style menu and a sommelier selection of sparkling and still wines by the glass, Ritz Bar will satisfy even the most discerning palates.

Map & Directions

Airports

Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

1. Exit terminal and keep right at the fork to continue toward ON-409 E
2. Take exit 1 to merge onto ON-409 E toward ON-427/​ON-401
3. Take the exit onto ON-427 S toward ON-401 W
4. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Gardiner Expressway/​Toronto and merge onto Gardiner Expy E
5. Take the Spadina Avenue exit
6. Turn left onto Lower Spadina Ave/​Spadina Ave Continue to follow Spadina Ave
7. Take the 3rd right onto Front St W
8. Take the 3rd left onto John St
9. Take the 1st right onto Wellington St W . The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will be on the right

Approximately 35 minutes


Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

1. Exit terminal and continue onto Eireann Quay
2. Turn right onto Queens Quay West
3. Turn left onto Lower Spadina Ave and continue until you reach Front Street
4. Turn right on Front Street West
5. Take the third left onto John Street
6. Take the first right onto Wellington Street West
7. The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will be on the right

Approximately 15 minutes


From the East

1. Continue onto ON-401 W
2. Take the ON-404/​Don Valley Parkway exit toward Downtown/​Centre-Ville
3. Keep left at the fork and merge onto Don Valley Pkwy S
4. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Gardiner Expressway W and merge onto Gardiner Expy W
5. Take the Yonge Street N exit
6. Turn right onto Yonge St
7. Take the 3rd left onto Wellington St W
8. The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will be on the left


From Niagara Falls/Buffalo

1. Follow signs for Queen Elizabeth Way/​Hamilton/​Toronto and merge onto Queen Elizabeth Way
2. Continue onto ON-403 E
3. Continue onto Queen Elizabeth Way
4. Continue onto Gardiner Expy E
5. Take the Spadina Avenue exit
6. Turn left onto Lower Spadina Ave/​Spadina Ave
7. Continue to follow Spadina Ave
8. Take the 3rd right onto Front St W
9. Take the 3rd left onto John St
10. Take the 1st right onto Wellington St W
11. The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will be on the right

Airports

PATH

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is directly connected to the PATH, Toronto's downtown walkway linking 27 kilometers of underground shopping, services,entertainment as well as St Andrew subway station. View more information.

Parking

Valet parking is available at the entrance to The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.

Special Events

Pre-Theatre Menu



Appetizers

Zuppa di Fungi
Northern Woods clear mushroom soup, sourdough
toast, bone marrow
-or-
Insalata d’Autonno
Autumn greens, mushrooms and dried fruits

Main Course

Galletto Croccante
Lemon and rosemary roasted half cornish hen, Roman
gnocchi, rustic mustard jus
-or-
Trota
Ontario trout, fork-mashed potato, spring green onion,
yoghurt sauce

Dessert

The Cake
Ritz-Carlton signature chocolate cake
-or-
Cachie Melograno
Yogurt mousse, pomegranate sorbet & persimmon

Any Two Courses $28 per person
Three Courses $35 per person


Christmas Menu


Served December 24 & 25, 2014

Primi

Foie Gras
smoked chocolate, Tonka bean jam, lemon
Villabella, “Fiordilej”, Passito, Veneto, Italy, 2009
~ or ~
Squid & Potato
green olive pesto, herbs
Villa Medoro, Villa Medoro, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, 2013

Secondi

Filet Mignon

black truffle, spinach, pine nuts, Roman gnocchi, sage
Villa a Sesta, Proprieta Tattoni, “Il Palei”, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, 2009
~ or ~
Whole Roast Turkey
chestnut stuffing, herbed potato, traditional gravy
(Carving Station)
Feudi di San Gregorio, Primitivo di Manduria, Puglia, 2013
~ or ~
Sea Bass
braised fennel and potatoes
Cantina Belisario, “Vignetti Belisario”, Verdicchio, Biologica, Marche, 2012

Finale

Seasonal Dessert Table

TOCA Cave Aged Cheeses

$98 per person
$40 wine pairing


New Year’s Eve Menu


Served December 31, 2014

Lobster Medallions
kale, saffron sauce
Cantina Belisario, “Vignetti Belisario”, Verdicchio, Biologica, Marche, 2012
***
Foie Gras
(2nd seating only)

smoked chocolate, Tonka bean jam, lemon
Villabella, “Fiordilej”, Passito, Veneto, Italy, 2009
***
Tortelli
‘Zampone’, creamed lentils
Feudi di San Gregorio, Primitivo di Manduria, Puglia, 2013
***
Sea Bass
black truffle, leek and potato foam
Cantina Terlano, Pinot Bianco, “Vorberg”, 2011
***
Venison Tenderloin
chestnut puree, pepper sauce
Matto, Barolo, Piedmont, 2009
***
Seasonal Dessert Table

TOCA Cave Aged Cheeses
***

First Seating (5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.) $145 per person / $70 wine pairings

Second Seating (8 p.m. onwards) $180 per person / $90 wine pairings

Second seating includes a glass of Champagne at midnight, New Year’s party favors and guaranteed access to DEQ Lounge after-party


TOCA Cheese & Wine Tasting Menus

Wine and Cheese Tasting ‐ 50 per person

Three Sommelier selected Cheeses
Three Sommelier selected Wines
Guided Tasting

Deluxe Wine and Cheese Experience ‐ 60 per person
Four Sommelier selected Cheeses
Four Sommelier selected Wines
Guided Tasting and Tour of Cheese Cave

Premium Wine and Cheese Experience ‐ 100 per person
Sparkling Wine and Cheese Reception at Chef's Table
Guided Tour and Tasting in Cheese Cave
6 Sommelier selected Cheeses
6 Sommelier selected Wines
Guided Tasting at Chef's Table

$500 Minimum spend for all wine and cheese instruction led experiences

*Substitute any main course for a chef’s choice vegetarian option

All menus requests require 72 hours’ (3 business days) notice. Prices are subject to taxes and 18% gratuity.

Group menus are required for parties of 10 or more. We are happy to make substitutions or customize a menu to suite your requirements.


TOCA Group Menus

CHEF’S CHOICE ‐ 155 per guest
6 Course Chef’s Tasting Menu


This is a customized experience for which we will design a unique menu suited to your tastes. We will work closely with you to create an exciting and seasonal menu taking into consideration any dietary restrictions you or your guests may have.

Party size may be limited and may affect the number of courses that are included.

TUSCANY ‐ 120 per guest

Antipasti
Scampi crudi con cuore di carciofo e burrata
Lightly cooked scampi, artichoke hearts, burrata
~ or ~
Vitello tonnato
Thin sliced veal, tuna mayonnaise

Primi
Pasta mista e patate con astice e mozzarella affumicata
Mixed pasta and potatoes, lobster, smoked mozzarella
~ or ~
“Ravioli capresi” ripieni di caciotta e maggiorana in salsa di pomodorini e basilico
"Ravioli capresi" stuffed with caciotta and marjoram, cherry tomato and fresh basil sauce

Secondi
Filetto mignon, scarola con nocciole e uvetta*
Filet Mignon, braised escarole, nuts, raisins
~ or ~
Carré d’agnello, gnocchi alla romana con burro e salvia*
Rack of Lamb, gratinated Roman gnocchi, butter, sage

Dolce
Cannolo con mandorle al profumo di limone
Lemon scented cannoli, hazelnut cream, hazelnut and almond praline

VENETO ‐ 105 per guest

Antipasti
Insalata di radicchio con lamponi, nocciole e gorgonzola
Radicchio salad, blue cheese, raspberries, hazelnuts
~ or ~
Tartare di tonno rosso con avocado, mela verde e maionese agli agrumi
Yellowfin tuna tartar, avocado, green apple, citrus mayonnaise

Primi
Risotto al limone con animelle fritte e glassate
Lemon risotto, fried and glazed sweetbreads ‐ twenty minutes

Secondi
Baccalà in crosta di pane con salsa di pomodorini, olive e capperi*
Bread crusted black cod, tomato sauce, olives, capers
~ or ~
Guancia di manzo brasata con purea di patate e porro fritto*
Braised beef cheek, olive oil mashed potatoes, fried leeks

Dolce
Tartufo di cioccolato al latte e nocciole
Truffle of milk chocolate mousse and hazelnut ice‐cream

PIEDMONTE ‐ 75 per guest

Primi
Insalata romana con pesto alla trapanese
Romaine salad, pesto trapanese
~ or ~
Vitello tonnato
Thin sliced veal, tuna mayonnaise

Secondi
Pesce spada cotto e crudo con salsa di ricotta e cipollotti grigliati*
Swordfish prepared two ways, grilled spring onion, ricotta sauce

Dolce
Goat Cheese Panna Cotta

*Substitute any main course for a chef’s choice vegetarian option

All menus requests require 72 hours’ (3 business days) notice. Prices are subject to taxes and 18% gratuity.

Group menus are required for parties of 10 or more. We are happy to make substitutions or customize a menu to suite your requirements.


Christmas Day Brunch at TOCA

December 25, 2014

Cold smoked fish
Smoked trout, smoked salmon, gravalax
Lemon, pickled onions, capers, cornichons

Niagara Charcuterie Station
Salami, Capocollo, Prosciutto, Sopresatta and Lonza and Country Pate

Salad greens
Autumn mixed greens to feature, Romaine, Lollo roso, Treviso and Raddichio
Sun dried cranberries, candied pecans
Balsamic, honey truffle vinaigrette, vanilla black pepper dressing
Wilted kale salad with roasted butternut squash and shallots
Haricot Vert and charred artichoke salad, hazelnut vinaigrette
Roasted heirloom carrots, goat cheese, toasted quinoa and pumpkin seeds, lemon herb dressing

Arugula and persimmon salad, pomegranate pearls and shaved manchego

Seafood bar
Lobster tails, shrimps, Crab claws

Fresh Shucked Selection of East and West Coast Oysters
mignonette, horseradish, cocktail, Marie Rose, Hot pepper sauce
lemon and lime

Selection of Maki and Nigiri Sushi
Including California and spicy tuna rolls, wasabi, pickled ginger and soy sauce

Artisan Canadian Cheese Selection
Selection of artisanal Canadian cheeses, crackers, grissini, baguette
Grapes, marinated olives, apricot relish
Baked Brie cheese with roasted garlic, thyme and sherry glazed shallots, fruit chutney

Flatbreads
Margherita
Smoked chicken, caramelized onions and bacon

Breakfast Market
Eggs benedict
Bacon, maple pork sausage
Mini pannetone French toast
Buttermilk pancakes
Spinach, feta, tarragon frittata

Omlette Station
Eggs cooked to order

Carving Station
Classic Roast Turkey
Individual sausage, chestnut and sage stuffing
Cranberry jelly

Herb crusted roasted prime rib of beef,
Horseradish, herb jus, triple crunch and
Dijon mustard

Soup
Cream of porcini mushrooms, roasted chestnuts

Entrees
Herb crusted, pan seared red snapper,
Tomato, caper and olive fondue
Sage and onion stuffed roast loin of pork, black currant port wine jus

Veg and Starch
Maple glazed roasted heirloom carrots and parsnips
Yukon gold potato yam and thyme galette
Brown butter Brussels sprouts with toasted pecans

Morning bakery selection
Cinnamon swirl • Danish pastries •
Chocolate chip muffins • Honey raisin bran muffins • Croissant • Pain au chocolate • Pumpkin spice muffins • Mini lemon ricotta cakes

Desserts
Bouche de Noel
Upside down pear and gingerbread cake
Opera
Tarte Tatin
Pistachio crème brûlée
Marjoliane
Mocha Religieuse
Sherry trifles
Pannetone bread and butter pudding
Christmas pudding, brandy butter, crème anglaise
Orange crème caramel
Exotic fruit pavlova
Stollen
Homemade Marshmallow bar
Almond brittle, almond and raisin rochers,
pate de fruit, Meringue mushrooms
Sliced fresh fruit and berries

$ 98 per person
Children 3 – 12 years – half price
3 & under, complimentary


New Year's Day Brunch at TOCA

January 1, 2015

Warm hot apple cider station
Caesar and Mimosa Station


Cold Cuts, Pates and Terrines
Cold smoked fish

Smoked trout, smoked salmon and gravalax
Lemon, pickled onions, capers, cornichons

Niagara Charcuterie Station
Salami, Capocollo, Prosciutto, Sopresatta
Sliced pepper crusted cold beef tenderloin
Homemade chicken and Pistachio terrine
Grilled vegetable, roasted pepper and goat cheese terrine

Salad & Antipasti
Selection of antipastos and dips to include
Roasted red pepper hummus
Labneh with cucumber and mint, herb pita crisps
Eggplant caponatta with garlic crostini
Roasted peppers, asparagus, marinated olives, mushrooms, marinated grilled artichokes and marinated boconncini
Maple glazed roasted sweet potato salad
Lemony barley salad with kale pesto
Carribbean Grilled shrimp salad
Roasted heirloom beets and blood orange salad

Seafood bar
Lobster tails, shrimps, Crab claws
Fresh Shucked Selection of East and West Coast Oysters
mignonette, horseradish, cocktail, Marie Rose,
Hot pepper sauce
Lemon & lime

Sushi
Selection of Maki and Nigiri sushi including California and spicy tuna rolls, wasabi, pickled ginger and soy sauce

Artisan Canadian Cheese Selection
Selection of artisan Canadian cheeses,
crackers, grissini, baguette
Grapes, marinated olives, apricot relish
Baked Brie with roasted garlic, thyme and sherry glazed shallots, fruit chutney

Breakfast Market
Eggs benedict with lobster and domestic caviar
Applewood smoked bacon, maple pork sausage
Mini pannetone French toast
Blueberry buttermilk pancakes
Broccoli rabe and ricotta frittata

Omlette Station
Eggs made to order

Carving Station
Slow roasted spiced honey glazed ham
Savor wild mushroom and chestnut stuffing
Red currant Port wine jus

Herb crusted roasted prime rib of beef,
Horseradish, herb jus, triple crunch, and Dijon mustard
mini yorkshire puddings

Soup
Curried butternut squash soup
Savory cheddar and green onion scones

Entrees
Herb crusted, pan seared sea bass, tomato, caper and olive fondue
Beer brined roasted Cornish hens, braised shallots and roasted red pepper sauce

Veg and Starch
Sautéed haricot verts with speck
Maple glazed yams and acorn squash
Rosemary roasted fingerling potatoes

Morning bakery selection
Cinnamon swirl • Danish pastries • Chocolate chip muffins • Honey raisin bran muffins •
Croissant • Pain au chocolate •
Selection of freshly baked breads and rolls

Desserts
An assortment of our Pastry Chef’s dessert creations
Blood orange chocolate trifle
Bittersweet chocolate and passion fruit caramel tart
Strawberries in Riesling gelée
Butterscotch pudding with caramelized oranges
Pistachio Fraisier
Opera
Linzer torte
Vanilla Religieuse
Irish cream cheese cake
Coffee crème brûlée
Shortbreads
Meringue mushrooms
Pannetone, pear bread and butter pudding
Homemade marshmallow bar
Almond brittle, Pate de fruit and Caramels
Seasonal sliced fresh fruit and berries

$ 98 per person
Children 3 – 12 years – half price
3 & under, complimentary