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Barbecue so tasty that it elicits perpetual lines of wannabe diners, classic French, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Latino: World cuisine has definitely found a home in cool Toronto.
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66 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5K 1H6, Canada

Anyone looking to check "fine dining," "skyscraper," and "Canadiana" off their to-do list in one fell swoop need only seek out Canoe. Perched among the clouds on the 54th floor of a Financial District building, this restaurant is a major...

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455 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4, Canada
Perhaps you’ve heard of Aubrey Drake Graham, aka Drake? Toronto’s biggest cheerleader has been doing the city proud since his Degrassi days, so it's no surprise that he would (unofficially) partner up with Susur Lee, one of...
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199 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2L4, Canada
Restaurateur Jen Agg first made her mark on the Toronto food scene with a little joint called the Black Hoof, visited by Anthony Bourdain and an endless parade of chefs. The latest addition to her empire is Grey Gardens, located in...
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505 College St, Toronto, ON M6J 2J3, Canada
Bar Raval looks ordinary from the outside, but inside, the sinuous lines of the floor-to-ceiling mahogany woodwork—bar, walls, window frames—instantly bring Gaudí to mind. Created to mimic the spirit of Barcelona’s ...
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318 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2E7, Canada
Just past the street vendors on Chinatown’s main drag, you'll find Jackpot Chicken Rice. The restaurant’s facade is pale blue and punctuated with cartoony depictions of grains of rice. The colorful whimsy continues inside,...
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202 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 1J2, Canada
Tucked away off Yorkville’s main thoroughfare, Joso’s is one of the city’s classic dining destinations. Take one step inside the doors and you'll understand its appeal. The rooms are filled with art—photographs,...
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1 Benvenuto Pl, Toronto, ON M4V 2L1, Canada
White tablecloths may have been cast aside at many Toronto establishments, but Scaramouche doesn’t play by trends. No barn-board tables or Edison bulbs can be found here. This swank uptown restaurant is a classic, having wined...
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176 Wicksteed Ave, East York, ON M4G 2B6, Canada
Maybe an industrial zone in north Toronto doesn’t seem a likely destination for food, but this fact isn’t stopping aficionados of Texan barbecue. Since opening, Adamson Barbecue has had long queues...
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3328 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2M4, Canada
Shoushin is, hands down, Toronto’s finest destination for fish—and for convincing customers that they've somehow been transported to Tokyo. The fish isn’t gussied up with sauces and you won't find a dragon roll in...
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Toronto, ON, Canada
Lamesa has been serving Filipino food since before it became a trend. While the Toronto palate has long been familiar with the cuisines of other Asian countries, somehow the Philippines got overlooked. That all changed when Lamesa began...
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90 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1B9, Canada
In Yorkville, a favored destination for celebrities, petite Chabrol delivers grande French fare. The open kitchen provides both a savory kind of aromatherapy and a bit of theater for the diners. Try the ttoro, a...
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227 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2Z8, Canada
Chef-owner Brandon Olsen’s attention to detail is evident in every aspect of the cuisine, service, and atmosphere of La Banane, one of Toronto’s most exciting new restaurants. A long raw bar, tables in booths, and modern...
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485 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4, Canada
King Street is home to many restaurants, but chef Steve Gonzales’s ode to Latin American fare stands out: You can't ignore a place that spans 15,000 square feet and four floors. But the excellent food merits the space. Offerings here...
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69 Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2K2, Canada
Kensington Market has long been a destination for cheap and cheerful meals which the popular Seven Liveshas in spades. You can't enter the tiny space without encountering a queue of people waiting to eat loaded Baja-style...
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1237 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1L5, Canada
Looking at PrettyUgly from the sidewalk, you might think you’ve stumbled across a teeny-tiny rug store. And in fact, the rugs hung in the front window are for sale, but the main item for sale here is alcohol. With some of the...
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1378 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1L7, Canada
The West End neighborhood of Parkdale, once considered an unsavory part of town, has undergone a transformation. One of the new arrivals is the Shameful Tiki Room, a Vancouver transplant with a kitschy Polynesian atmosphere....
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1365 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1Z3, Canada
This fun Pakistani restaurant in Toronto’s Little India offers a lively evening from start to finish. Servers whiz about, delivering plates of delicious halal food, ranging from street-style eats like...
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18 Duncan St, Toronto, ON M5H 3G8, Canada
At any time of the day or night, the subterranean PAI is apt to be crowded: Its combination of rustic hippie charm and delicious eats is a recipe that Toronto has fallen hard for. The city's favorite purveyors of Thai...
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53 Scollard St, Toronto, ON M5R 0A1, Canada
Any local foodie worth their salt knows Rob Gentile, Toronto’s preeminent Italian chef. At this Yorkville branch of Gentile's mini empire of Buca restaurants, the emphasis is on fish. Recommended items on...
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1150 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J3, Canada
When the Drake Hotel opened in 2004, it not only enhanced the Toronto hotel scene, it helped revitalize the West Queen West neighborhood. This was long before the rapper Drake (no relation) became known as a Toronto ambassador. The design-oriented...
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163 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5V 2L6, Canada
Alo arrived on the Toronto foodscape when formal restaurants with tasting menus were becoming rare. Happily, chef-owner Patrick Kriss paid no heed to trends. Diners at this daring second-floor establishment enjoy a...