Date Night at Home

You bring the playlist, we’ll bring the food! Whether it’s a romantic dinner date for two, a FaceTime catch-up with the girls or maybe even a cheeky gourmet dish all for yourself, turning a delivery into a date has never been more popular. Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you have to miss out on date night! Restaurants across the city are swooping in to the rescue by delivering and making your favourite dishes and drinks available for pick up. Create that special date night using this guide.

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Think haute-cuisine meets comfort-food-cravings and you’ll understand why Aloette is often referred to as Toronto’s finest diner. Situated in the same building as it’s upscale sister-restaurant Alo, the simple yet delicious dishes and desserts are made with quality ingredients that keep you wanting more! Available for delivery through DoorDash and pick up through Ritual. Visit Aloette’s website:


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The red-sauce (which can be purchased by the litre!) is the cornerstone of Sugo’s menu and it adorns the delicious array of dishes from spaghetti and meatballs, to mozzarella sticks and calamari. There’s also a small selection of desserts…if you have any room left! Available for delivery through UberEats. Visit Sugo’s website:


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Lavishly rich, lovingly made and locally sourced, Buca’s menu perfectly marries authentic Italian food with uniquely Canadian ingredients. The focus on the seasonal component ensures bold, fresh flavours are present in every dish, including their tempting lighter dishes. Why not whip up your favourite culinary storm from your own kitchen with one of several tasty cook-at-home pizza and pasta kits available for delivery? For delivery and pick up, visit Buca’s website:


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Offering a variety of seafood entrées, appetizers, and seafood platters, the real stars of the show are the Aburi sushi. Flame-seared to perfection with oak-charcoal, the unique flavours of the various fish and seasoned rice combos are sealed, resulting in Miku’s signature sushi with a smoky aroma. What’s more is that you can now order Aburi At Home Kits straight to your door. The easy-to-follow kits have been created and assembled by the devoted Aburi Chefs who want to help you bring the fun back into the kitchen! Why not give it a try? Available for delivery through UberEats and pick up through Ritual. Visit Miku’s website:

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Gusto 501

Six years in the making, the latest addition to the much-loved Gusto family of restaurants’ combines both old and new classics. The rich lamb ragu and ricotta lasagne is arguably the starring masterpiece of the menu, though with the array of additional pastas, cured meats, salads, pizzas and desserts, you will truly be spoilt for choice! Available for delivery through UberEats and SkipTheDishes – Call 416-477-5647 for pick up. Visit Gusto 501’s website:

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Il Covo

Translating to “the hideout,” Il Covo is a cicchetteria (small-plates restaurant) that draws inspiration from every region of Italy, which is reflected in the takeout and delivery menus. Thoughtfully prepared house-made pastas, aged Italian cheeses, speciality olive oil, desserts, wines and more are all waiting to be eaten from the comfort of your home. As it’s date night, why not look into the Dinner for Two special? Available for delivery through UberEats – Call 416-530-7585 for pick up. Visit Il Covo’s website:

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