This weekly round-up spotlights new Toronto restaurants and bars plus incoming establishments that you should have on your radar.
Here are the newest places to eat in Toronto right now:
- La Palma, the new all day dining destination from Craig Harding (Campagnolo) is now open from coffee through to cocktails at 849 Dundas Street West.
- Madame Boeuf is now open behind Bar Begonia at 252 Dupont Street. The backyard venue hosts a flea market the last Saturday of each month, and is otherwise open the weekends for burgers, ice cream, and booze.
- Bourbon Street Smokehouse is heating up Bloor Street this summer. The just-opened BBQ pit from the same folks behind Smoke Bourbon BBQ is now open at 901 Bloor Street West.
- Cano Restaurant a news spot for Mediterranean brunch and dinner is newly opened at 1108 St. Clair West.
- Chipotle opens its latest Mexican grills at 319 Queen Street West today, June 1.
- Dineen Coffee Co. now boasts a second location in The Financial District, get your coffee fix at Commerce Court Courtyard at 199 Bay Street.
- Godfather Shawarma a new shisha lounge and Middle Eastern eatery just opened at 531 Yonge Street.
- Hooked has opened a third Toronto location making sustainable seafood available in The Junction at 3101 Dundas Street West.
- T-swirl Crêpe just opened its first Canadian location at 510 Yonge Street and is serving up Japanese Crepes.
- Alchemy Food & Drink is opening this July at 890 College Street. The mysterious sounding new spot takes over the former address of Fat City Blues.
- Basil Box is expanding in a big way. Locations at Yonge and Finch (5607 Yonge Street) and at The Quad at York University (95 The Pond Road) are slated to open this summer. Locations are also planned for Scarborough Town Centre, Sheppard Centre, Bathurst and College, and Royal Bank Plaza.
- DaanGo Cake Labs, a retail bake shop from Masterchef Canada contestant Christopher Siu, is opening this fall at 3380 Midland Avenue in Scarborough.
- Junction Craft Brewing is taking over the 16,000 square foot public works building at 150 Symes Road. The new space will allow for increased production and distribution capabilities, brewery tours, an event space, and an expanded tap room and retail bottle shop.
- Kinton Ramen is slated to open its eighth location this June at 90 Eglinton Avenue East, Unit 108.
- Rolltation is opening at Yonge and Eg. The second location for the sushi burrito maker and poke purveyor is going in at 2291 Yonge Street.
- Soufi’s a Syrian resto cafe is going into Come & Get It’s former address at 676 Queen Street West. The restaurant will start serving man’ousheh and knaffeh as of this June.
- Uncle Tetsu cheesecakes and desserts will soon be available at Pacific Mall. The new bakeshop is expected to open in June.