TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) is just around the corner running early-mid September. Red carpets, movie premieres, special events and more mean the hottest celebrities are in Toronto and hanging out at some of the coolest restaurants the city has to offer. Here are 5 of our favourite places to do some star gazing in Toronto.

Reimagined Latin dishes & cocktails served in a restored three-story building with eclectic décor in the heart of the Entertainment District at 485 King Street West.

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Classic Spanish tapas cuisine, wine and cocktails set in a stylish restaurant set slightly back from the road on King West at 478 King Street West. Rumoured celeb diners include: Jake Gyllenhaal, Noami Watts and Susan Sarandon.

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Serving Eastern Mediterranean cuisine and cocktails, this luxe restaurant is located on the first two floors of the Storys Building at 11 Duncan Street. Rumoured celeb diners include: Gerard Butler, John Travolta, Casey Aflleck, Michelle Williams and Matt Damon.

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Serving Farm-to-Table inspired California cuisine, Montecito is a collaborations between Hollywood director Ivan Reitman and Toronto-based Innov8 Hospitality. It is located just behind the TIFF Lightbox at 299 Adelaide Street West. Rumoured celeb diners include: Gabrielle Union, Aja Naomi King and Armie Hammer.

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Sotto Sotto
Upscale trattoria serving dishes from South-Central Italy in an enchanting atmosphere. Located in the heart of Toronto in Yorkville at 120 Avenue Road. Rumoured celeb diners include Ewan McGregor, Johnny Depp, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman and Mia Wasikowska.

Photo: sottosotto.ca

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