All the ultra-patriotic dishes to eat on Canada Day in Toronto

Jun 25 2019, 12:58 am

Canada Day will soon be upon us, and in true Torontonian fashion, eateries across the city are celebrating!

From patriotic pastries to Canadian-themed cuisine, your sweet and savoury tooth will be satisfied by the goodies these local purveyors are whipping up.

Here’s where to get your fix of Canuck-inspired grub on July 1.

Canada Cupcakes from Dlish

Canada Day cupcakes


Satisfy your sweet tooth with one (or three) of these festive cupcakes, topped with a patriotic maple leaf.

Address: 833 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-925-3535

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Peameal bacon sandwich from Tuck Shop

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Peameal bacon on a bun is a Canadian classic, and no one does it better than this heavy-hitter eatery. Enjoy yours with¬†wilted greens, marinated celeriac and dijon aioli — add cheddar to get the full experience.

Address: 1640 Dupont Street, Toronto
Phone:  647-352-5900

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Poutails from BeaverTails

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Beavertails is ready to party with these savoury pastries, on the menu all summer long. Shake things up and enjoy a little salt if you usually go for sweet.

Address: 45 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Phone: 416-360-8245

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Nanaimo Cups from Bake Shoppe

Nanaimo cups


The sweet shop on College has made nostalgic treats its niche. These single-serving Nanaimo bars are perfect for people who can’t trust themselves not to eat the whole tray.

Address: 859 College Street, Toronto
Phone: 416-916-2253

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The Canadiana from Shamrock Burgers

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Canada on a bun! This burger will satisfy multiple cravings at once. It starts with a beef patty and then gets layered up with BBQ pulled pork, peameal bacon, bacon bacon, caramelized onions, AND poutine.

Address: 6109 Kingston Road, Scarborough
Phone: 416-282-0121

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Poutine from Nom Nom Nom Poutine

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Indulging on Canada Day would not be complete without this iconic Canadian comfort food comprising fries, curds, and gravy.

Address:  707 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Phone: 647-636-0707

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Caesar cocktails at restaurants across Toronto


Considered to be Canada’s national cocktail, there’s no shortage of excellent Caesar cocktails to be had in Toronto. Check out some of the city’s greatest takes on the savoury delight!

Address:  Restaurants, bars, brunch spots, and patios everywhere.

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