As a culinary travel gal, I am all about the food. It just so happens that food and travel go together like peanut butter and jelly. After all, you walk, adventure, uncover and explore and suddenly you are famished.
It’s time to eat but the difference between eating just anything and eating anything that is just great is monumental. For me, it’s about finding the right food stop and celebrating them in their own right.
Don’t just stop your car at any restaurant in Toronto, rather, set course on your navigation system for these top 7 restaurants worth visiting in Toronto. Your stomach can thank me later.
Top 7 Restaurants Worth Visiting in Toronto
Canada has such fabulous destinations to uncover like Banff, and Niagara, etc., but there is so much more than just destinations, it’s also about the food scene! Love Food? Toronto is your stop for culinary inebriation!
There’s no better way to discover and know more about a city than to treat yourself to some of the best foods that it offers, and if you’re in Toronto, here’s a little something to help you get started.
Read on to discover the 7 best restaurants you need to visit when you’re here. From noodles to Mediterranean food, it’s time to chow down on some serious eats, are you ready? Find more food than your belly can hold under one roof!
Start with One of the top 7 restaurants worth visiting in Toronto when you head to Assembly Chef’s Hall! Get ready!
Assembly Chef’s Hall brings together the creativity and expertise of 17 chefs under one roof for you, and this is the place where you just can’t go wrong with food.
From celebrated chefs comes celebrated food, restaurateurs and baristas, there’s a lot of food experience at one destination. Yahoo! Foodie heaven! What you will find is not only the best of the best in food but also an incredible ambiance. It’s like a restaurant on multiple steroids and it just amps bigger each day!
It’s a venue, a destination, a must try. Get ready to be blown away by how many drink vendors and food vendors there are. Trust me, it will literally amaze you.
Try the coffee and chit chat with the fun the baristas. But there’s more than just coffee, so don’t stop there or your trip would be wasted. Walk a little, smell a bit more and then nibble at more!
Choose 2 proteins and a veggie place which rocked my foodie world. After all, protein is important and balancing it out with a veggie, well, divine. My fave though and I am sorry, is Mira Mira. This is all-star, vegan and vegetarian and I ‘yam what I yam’ lol.
No worries if you prefer organic food or require gluten-free, you will find it all in this destination. Other foods to look for: Mediterranean food, Asian cuisine, Ramen bowls, hand tossed pizzas, Thai style street food, mind-blowing sushi, barbecue food, Canadian comfort foods and lots more!
Get ready for a multi-venue foodie outlet. While it’s not cheap, the concept is amazing. Where else can you enjoy so many different options without leaving the building? Toronto has it and you want to get there and try it.
Use this address for your navigation system or smartphone: 190 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5H 0A3, Canada.
From the outside, Momofuku resembles a glass cube, but get inside and you’ll enter a whole new world of magic for your taste-buds. Don’t let the outside cool, sleek strange shape fool you. Be lured in and seduced by the cube look, and experiment.
The ground and first floor have the noodle bar, which is the most popular, followed by the second floor, where you can indulge in delicious sweet treats like cookies and cakes and ending with the third floor that has local meats and produces.
The Cactus Club may be popular for its rooftop patio, but that’s not the only reason why you should come here. They have a long and varied menu, which means you’ll definitely find something you’ll love.
For those who love music with their food, you will love that there is a DJ playing great music while you’re enjoying your meal, and you can also take it up a notch with some creative drinks they have.
Centre Street Deli
Looking to sample some of the best-smoked meat in Toronto? Yes, carnivores you get to ‘Meat your passion!’ lol1 Get yourself to this little place just outside of the city, with its 1980’s inspired decor.
Apart from the star item on the menu- smoked meat, you’ll also find great sandwiches, fries, sausages, and out-of-the-world cabbage rolls! Ready for the meat sweats?
Pai attempts to bring you the authentic flavors of Thailand and succeeds in just that, if not more. If you’re looking to try the best Thai food in Toronto, get yourself here, no question.
What’s more, the food here is pocket-friendly as well, and the ambiance is lively and great, making you want to come back for more.
Magic Noodle is another great choice if you’re looking to enjoy a bowl of comfort food. The delicious hand-pulled noodles here are immersed in a rich and flavorful broth.
Remember, I always look for vegetarian options and Magic Noodle has them! Vegetarians can enjoy the Tree Hugger option as well that packs in loads of veggies and tastes just as divine.
In the quest of finding and relishing Toronto’s best burgers? It can be a tad bit difficult with so many outlets and food places cropping up, but P.G Clucks is definitely the best of the best.
The boneless chicken legs that make up the patty for the burgers here are first brined, then added to buttermilk, followed by a double flour dip and then fried. Cluck, cluck, you will be licking your fingers and be thinking about your next bite!
Next, the chicken is placed between two sides of a potato bun and topped with pickles, buttermilk sauce, and chili sauce!
Travel. Eat. Adventure. Repeat.
Foodies, it’s time to visit Toronto and try out all the culinary bliss. Don’t forget in between to walk and enjoy all the adventures that Toronto offers too! Dig in, and Travel, Eat, Adventure, repeat. ~DANA XO.