Toronto's Best Healthy Eats
Collected by Natalie Taylor, AFAR Local Expert
Though plenty of Toronto restaurants beg you to overreach your daily caloric intake, just as many go-to spots offer a fresh detox, whether it’s a great salad, a veggie sandwich, or a juicy smoothie.
160 Baldwin St #8, Toronto, ON M5T 3K7, Canada
In the heart of Kensington Market on Baldwin Street, Samadhi Tea House is a sanctuary of peace and wellness. The store owner is a young woman named Paula, who makes all of the vegan food from scratch and has extensive knowledge about health; her...
147 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5V 2L7, Canada
The food can be one of the absolute best parts about traveling- but sometimes, finding healthy options when abroad is difficult. Toronto’s FRESH was my haven of health, and I frequented this vegetarian fairyland four times in just six days: it is...
1022 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1K4, Canada
The word "detox" is not usually in my vocabulary but when I need to take a break from the caloric-inducing meals from my travels, my preferred place is Belmonte Raw, located in the heart of Leslieville. Not only do they offer a variety of cleanses...
2188 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E 1E6, Canada
Perhaps a titch out of the way for your average visitor, Tori's Bake Shop is well worth a visit if you're about to amble around the Beaches. The space is oh-so-pretty, with minty accents subtly reminding customers that they're in a green...
20 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M4W 1J5, Canada
I am by no means a vegan or a vegetarian. I am a hardcore carnivore. Once in a while, though, it's nice to have something clean and I was pleasantly surprised by Rawlicious's raw but tasty menu. With an elegant but casual dining room, Rawlicious...
348 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N8, Canada
Long before "organic" hit the mainstream, The Big Carrot was selling this philosophy in their grocery store in the 1980s. Now it's expanded with a fantastic cafe and juice bar, a buffet of options to choose from if you are on the go but want a...
478 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2B4, Canada
The vegetarian, vegan and raw movement in Toronto has become more varied over the years but most establishments are all casual. Enter Grasslands for a fancier option to eat vegan. Formerly Fressen (and sister of Urban Herbivore in Kensington...
264 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 1V7, Canada
Located on the Dupont strip in the heart of the Annex and just north of Yorkville feast on a variety of organic and locally sourced dishes. You can eat in or take out at this sophisticated yet casual restaurant (which also has a colorful back...
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