This weekly round-up spotlights Toronto’s newest restaurants and bars, plus incoming establishments that should be on your radar.
Here are the newest restaurants opening in Toronto right now:
- Bar Stray, a new motorcycle bar, is now open in Little Italy at 532 College Street.
- Bonafide Restaurant a new European tapas bar and cocktail lounge is open at 209 Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market.
- Tigernut milk based ice-cream purveyor The Chufa Co. has popped up inside a shipping container in The Beaches at 1973 Queen Street East.
- In more ice cream news, Churnt Up is scooping ice cream on weekends from inside Conspiracy Pizza at 176 Wicksteed Avenue in Leaside.
- Koi Koi Sake Bar, a new night-time spot from the same folks behind Northpoke and Sukoshi Mart, soft opens tonight (July 12) in Kensington Market at 170 Baldwin Street.
- OMG on the Park has edged over a few doors and is now occupying new digs at 47 Abell Street.
- Malaysian coffee bun chain Papparoti is now open for business at 270 Spadina Avenue.
- Selam Restaurant Toronto’s first vegan Ethiopian restaurant is newly opened in Bloorcourt at 812b Bloor Street West.
- Chinese bubble tea chain Tea Land is now open at 231 Queen Street West, the address formerly occupied by the Condom Shack.
- Two Peas Variety is now open at 403 Spadina Avenue in Chinatown.
- The Yard is now open at 1061 Queen Street East. The public house is a sister spot from the folks behind Hogtown Smoke.
- Signs are up for Cauldron Ice Cream at 502 Queen Street West. This will be the first Toronto location for the California-based chain.
- Copenhagen, a new vegan Danish bakery is among the new plant-based businesses transforming Parkdale into “Vegandale.” The bakeshop expects to open at 1312 Queen Street at the end of July.
- American chain, MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company will open its first Canadian location at Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket. It’s part of the newly announced Market & Co. food market that will also house locations of Amano, Union Chicken, Bake Three Fifty, and more local food merchants.
- Omni Palace, China’s biggest hand-pulled noodle chain opens in Toronto this month at 235 Consumers Road, in North York.
- Vegandale Brewery is also moving into Vegandale at 1346 Queen Street West. It’s being billed as Toronto’s first “Toronto’s first ever vegan brewery and restaurant,”
- Village Pizza is opening an outpost at Henderson Brewing at 128A Sterling Road according to a recent AGCO application.