Grub hub: 5 new restaurants to check out in Toronto right now

Jul 30 2019, 7:41 pm

This bi-weekly roundup highlights recently-opened restaurants that you’ve got to get into.

With so many spots to hit across Toronto, it can be difficult to decide where to head for that date night, after-work drink, birthday dinner, or just-because meal.

So we’re here to help.

From pub bites to cocktails to seriously slurpable noodles, here’s what’s calling your name in the city right now.

Mascot Brewery Beer Bar and Beer Garden


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This new King West hub for beer, burgers, and sunshine is the place to be on a Friday after work. Or a Saturday afternoon. Or any day, any time, really. Pull up a chair, bask in the glow of the sun, and connect with your buddies over a few brews.

Where: 220 King Street West


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Tiger Sugar


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Taiwan’s famous brown sugar boba is made with fresh milk ‘tiger stripes’ in layers of caramelized brown sugar. And this new eatery on Yonge is the beloved chain’s first North American location. So if the hot city summer is making you sweat, slip on over to this spot to chill out.

Address: 348A Yonge Street




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From spaghetti and rigatoni to lasagna and piadina, the glutenous and savoury options this spot is offering are completely mouthwatering, and the patio offers a view of bustling Queen West. The next time you’re craving a healthy dose of carbs alongside a hefty serving of sunshine, don’t delay. Buono awaits.

Address: 354 Queen Street West
Phone: 416-205-1001


Ooshee Mediterranean Oven


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Labneh, knafeh, and baklava are only the tip of the iceberg at this quick-service eatery near Bloor-Yonge. Stop in for your fix of Mediterranean grub before you catch a movie or take a stroll through Yorkville.

Address: 9 Charles Street West
Phone: 647-748-4411




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Popping up weekly at The Depanneur is Savor: a brunch experience you don’t want to miss. Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 2:30 pm, you can indulge in savoury delights like Spaghetti Carbonara, Pulled Pork Arepa and Shakshuka. It’s an experience you’ll want to savour, for sure.

Address: The Depanneur – 1033 College Street
Phone: 416-828-1990


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