New and incoming Toronto restaurants: Uncle Smoke, Tabriz, Canary & Fox

May 10 2017, 1:37 pm

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:

Just Opened

  • Mississauga’s Mi’hito Sushi Laboratory just opened a Toronto outpost. The menu of sushi tacos, sushi burritos, poke bowls, teriyaki bento boxes, and classic sushi combo are now available at 293 College Street, Toronto.
  • After honing their craft on Toronto’s pop-up circuit, Uncle Smoke Cookhouse has opened its first brick and mortar location in Brockton Village at 2285 Dundas Street West.
  • Poke purveyors Calii Love have finally debuted their newest eatery in Yorkville at 1255 Bay Street.
  • In The Paint, a new sports bar at 147 Spadina is now open. Not only can you want the game here, but also devour scratch-made pub foods like jalapeno poppers, burgers and more along with craft beers.
  • Brett’s Ice Cream is now open at 1698 Queen Street East in The Beach(es) and is scooping up 16 daily flavours of all-natural Belly Ice Cream Co. in The Konery cake batter cones.
  • Toro Wine Bar & Tapas has just opened at 1588 Dundas Street West, formerly home to Bravo Restaurant.
  • Mr. Tonkatsu opened a second branch at 548 Yonge Street last week and is now slinging its signature curry, donburi, and katsu dishes at the edge of the Gaybourhood.
  • Layalina Shisha and Coffee has taken over the former address of Sabai Sabai and is now serving an eclectic menu  of burgers, kababs, and pasta dishes at 225 Church Street.
  • Bookworm Coffee is now open on the second floor above Tequila Bookworm at 512 Queen Street West. According to NOW, the cafe doubles as a library boasting 500 books available to borrow.
  • Stelvio Toronto at 354 Queen Street West has reopened following a brief hiatus. The restaurant is back at it serving Northern Italian standards just like they do at their sister restaurant in Milan.

Opening Soon

  • A new Persian cookhouse called Tabriz is in the works at 995 Bay Street at St. Joseph Street.
  • Canary & Fox Micro Market is opening soon in Baby Point Gates at 778 Annette Street.
  • Tha Saigon Hustle soon to open at 406 Queen Street West is quick service Viet eatery from the owner of Fresh Off The Boat and his mom, the former owner of Chinatown’s Bún Saigon.
  • Chef Rodney Bowers is opening a new restaurant called Bunny’s replacing his former Hey Meatball location in Riverside at 912 Queen Street East.
  • Lit is getting into the pizza game. The espresso bar already operates cafes on Roncy, and in Leaside. The newest cafe opening soon at 2196 Bloor Street West will not only serve coffee but also Neapolitan style pizza.
  • Coming Soon to 331 Adelaide Street West at Peter is General Assembly a massive new pizza joint.
  • The Pint already boasts locations in Vancouver, Calgary, two in Edmonton, and Winnipeg. Now, going in at 277 Front Street West, Toronto is getting its very own outpost from the chain of public houses.
  • Calgary’s Barcelona Tavern is about to land in Toronto with a new location going into Liberty Village at the corner of Hanna Avenue and Snooker Street.
  • Garden Gangsters is a source for quick healthy eats ranging from salads to grain boxes. Find this eatery on Market Street in the St. Lawrence Market-area already, and soon, a new outpost in Liberty Village at 171 East Liberty Street, unit 127A.
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