546 College, at Euclid, 416-923-4138, kalendar.com
Time literally stands still at this self-described "candlelit salon": all three of the antique fin de siècle station clocks that watch over the art nouveau café have been stopped since the second it opened back in 1994. But who has time for such trivialities when the night is young, the wine is flowing and love is on the menu along with inexpensive finger food like baked Camembert and vegetarian dahlpuri pizza designed to be shared by two?
7 West Café
7 Charles West, 416-928-2380, 7westcafe.com