Toronto has no shortage of amazing experiences to offer residents and visitors – shops, museums, galleries, parks, and of course restaurants. Toronto is home to over 6,000 high-quality restaurants, and due to the multicultural nature of the city, they serve delicious food from all over the world, cooked by people who are actually from that place. With such a large variety of restaurants, it’s difficult to decide which ones are most worth visiting. To make your decision easier, here are our picks of the best places to eat in Toronto.
Best for brunch
- Torontonians are big on brunch, and Eggspectation on Bay Street does not disappoint. The first Eggspectation opened in Montreal in 1993 and has since spread across Canada and other parts of the world. They serve a vast range of classic and innovative breakfast options alongside brunch cocktails, healthy juices, and high-quality coffees. They also have a mouth-watering evening menu.
- The Senator on Victoria Street offers delicious food throughout the day, but their brunch options are particularly tempting, ranging from fruit, cereal, and pancakes to eggs and bacon, served alongside delightful coffee in a desirable downtown location.
Best for cheap eats
- Toronto has something for everyone, and you can always get a delicious, filling meal even on a budget. Banh Mi is big in Toronto, and it’s affordable. There’s no better place to get your fix than Banh Mi boys on Queen Street. Enjoy delicious Vietnamese food in an exciting part of the city, with tasty meat and vegetarian options.
- Fran’s restaurant and bar on College Street serve Canadian favorites such as steaks, burgers, and ribs, alongside smoothies, juices, milkshakes, and coffees, with prices to suit even the tightest budget.
Best for fine dining
- When you really want to be impressed, few places are better than Scaramouche on Benvenuto Place. Enjoy sophisticated dishes from a top chef, in a beautiful setting, while you sip on high-quality wine.
- Alo restaurant and bar on Spadina Avenue is sure to impress with high quality, sophisticated French food, made from only the finest seasonal ingredients. Enjoy wine pairings with your meal, or sip on one of their classically-inspired cocktails.
- Canoe restaurant and bar on Wellington Street serves up seasonal contemporary Canadian food made by top chefs, alongside fine wines.
Best for International dishes
- Enjoy the benefits of Toronto’s multicultural society with a meal at one of many international restaurants. Mandarin on Eglinton Avenue serves authentic, tasty Chinese food. Enjoy over 100 dishes at the all-you-can-eat buffet.
- Le Petit Dejeuner has served delicious Belgian comfort food in St. Lawrence market for over ten years. Enjoy Belgian favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a cold Belgian beer on the side.
- Hungry Amoo on Ossington Avenue is a great spot to enjoy authentic Middle-Eastern cuisine in Toronto. Enjoy a creative, delectable dining experience in a cozy, intimate restaurant inside one of the oldest buildings in the heart of Ossington Village.