10 best restaurants to get Portuguese chicken in Toronto

Mar 3 2021, 9:15 pm

Finding THE most flavourful rotisserie chicken can be quite a task, but that’s something Portuguese restaurants have down to perfection here in Toronto.

Available for pick-up or takeout, there are many restaurants in the city that serve up Portuguese chicken whether it’s for a feast or just as a dinner for one.

Here’s a list of the best restaurants to get Portuguese chicken in Toronto:

Churrasco of St. Clair

Since 1986, Churrasco of St. Clair has been serving rotisserie cooked chicken and Portuguese cuisine. Stop here on your search for some of the best Portuguese chicken.

Address: 679 St. Clair Avenue West
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 7:30 pm

Martins Churrasqueira & Grill House

Fine dining and traditional Portuguese cuisine can be found at Churrasqueira Martins. They offer a wide variety of meat, fish, and seafood dishes, but their barbeque chicken tops it all. It’s made on charcoal and topped with their Martin’s BBQ Sauce.

Address: 605 Rogers Road and 2700 St Clair Avenue West
Hours: Vary depending on location

Cantanhede O Bairradino Churrasqueira

This Portuguese takeout spot offers traditional and authentic flavours in all their dishes. A perfect option for a wholesome family dinner.

Address: 662 Lansdowne Avenue
Hours: Tuesday from 9 am to 8 pm, Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm, and Mondays closed

Churrasqueira Costa Verde

“For over 25 years we have been stimulating the senses with grilled and rotisserie chicken, complemented by fresh, natural ingredients – eat in, take out or have us cater your next event,” reads the restaurant’s website.

Address: 370 Oakwood Avenue
Hours: Every day from 10:30 am to 9 pm except Sundays from 11 am to 7 pm

Alex Rei dos Leitões

Having opened back in 1977, Alex Rei dos Leitões offers takeout as well as catering if you’re looking for a traditional meal.

Address: 219 Ossington Avenue
Hours: Mondays closed, Tuesday to Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm, Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm

Casa Portuguesa

One of the new spots, Casa Portuguesa, opened back in 2020 and has been successful ever since. They encapsulate traditional flavours in each dish.

Address: 682 Caledonia Road
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm

The Portuguese Chicken Guys

These guys know their stuff! Looking for delicious and savoury flavours? The Portuguese Chicken Guys have you covered. They recommend trying their Half Chicken or Quarter Chicken Sandwich.

Address: 898 College Street
Hours: Monday to Friday from 11 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 8 pm

Stop BBQ Chicken


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“Feast on the Coxinha, the Bife Acebolado, and the BBQ Chicken – Frango Assado!” reads the website. Stop BBQ Chicken will definitely make you “stop” and enjoy the bold traditional flavours.

Address: 1216 Dufferin Street
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 8 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 4:30 pm

Churrasquiera Estrela

What stands out at Churrasqueira Estrela is their charcoal rotisserie, which produces delicious chicken just like it’s made in Portugal. “We also serve many traditional Portuguese dishes so there is always something different to satisfy your appetite,” says the restaurant.

Address: 2275 Keele Street and 161 Gary Drive
Hours: Hours vary on location

Churrasco Portugril


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Churrasco Portugril offers a little taste of Portugal through their classic dishes made with fresh ingredients. Their rotisserie chicken and ribs with homemade piri piri sauce are totally worth trying.

Address: 1733 Eglinton Avenue East
Hours: Closed Monday and Tuesday, and Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm

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