Toronto supports one of the best dining scenes in all of North America so not matter what you have a craving for you will be able to find a dish to satisfy your hunger. If we were to make a list of all the Toronto Restaurants You Need To Try it would be endless so here are a few to get you started on culinary scavenger hunt.
Hibiscus – 238 Augusta Ave. Toronto, Ontario
At the forefront of the gluten-free movement, this family run cafe offers vegan, vegetarian and organic food options which are highlighted by their assortment of sweet and savoury crepes. They also make some of the highest touted ice cream in the whole city. This is definitely a must eat the next time that you visit Kensington market
BÖEHMER – 93 Ossington Ave. Toronto, Ontario
The sleek modern feel of this restaurant is matched by its menu. In a well thought out menu where each item has its purpose, chef Paul Boehmer aims to create a pleasurable experience in which nothing is arbitrary. A great venue for cocktail and private events.
Queen Margherita – 1402 Queen St East, Toronto Ontario
Now with three locations and a fourth coming soon, Queen Margherita is a must have for any pizza lover. Their oven fired pizzas and scrumptious starters will make you feel as though you have been transported to the heart of Italy. A great place for dates with affordable prices.
The Borough – 1352 Danforth Ave. Toronto, Ontario
This English style gastropub prides itself on the strong relationships that they have cultivated with local farmers and butchers. By using local, hormone and antibiotic-free ingredients they have been able to keep the menu fresh as it evolves with the seasons. If you can’t make it to the pub you could always catch them every Thursday from 3pm-7pm at the East Lynn farmers market.
Sassafraz – 100 Cumberland St. Toronto, Ontario
Located in the heart of Toronto’s Yorkville community the little yellow house at the corner of Bellair and Cumberland has become a staple in fine dining. Their French-inspired menu has a touch of Canadian and is continually evolving to bring you new and exciting dishes. Also available for private events and corporate catering Sassafraz has been described as having, “great food and excellent service”
Byblos – 11 Duncan St. Toronto, Ontario
Lead by executive chef Stuart Cameron, Byblos employs a blend of traditional and modern cooking techniques to bring the flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean to Toronto’s downtown core. One reviewer described their meal as, “My best food experience in Toronto.”The 4.8 average rating is well founded.
Canoe – 66 Wellington St West. Toronto, Ontario
Critically acclaimed and continually ranked among Canada’s culinary elite Canoe is headed up by award-winning chef John Horne. He honed his skills in Europe and has returned to Canada where he brings a French influence to his passion for Canadian cuisine. The only thing that beats the sky-high view of Toronto is the menu.
Which restaurants top your list of must try spots in Toronto?