Where to get a Toronto-made Christmas tourtière

Dec 14 2016, 4:32 pm

Did you miss the one-day-only opportunity to buy a bonafide Quebecois meat pie?

Well, luckily there’s no shortage of Toronto-made tourtière to pick up in time for Christmas or NYE. Here’s where to find the traditional French-Canadian delicacy so that you can dive into a deep dish this holiday season.

Le Papillon on Front


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The French bistro on Front offers traditional meat pie by the slice on its menu. Find this pie packed with seasoned veal, beef and pork and served with sides of chutney, potatoes and veg.

Address: 69 Front Street East, Toronto
Instagram: @papillononfront


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In The Junction, this butcher shop will help you stock up for the holidays at home with its black truffle tourtière ready for pick up and at home baking.

Address: 2946 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @gourmeats

Dundas Park Kitchen

The lunch counter and bake shop at the north edge of Roncesvalles Village is home to an impressive selection of sweet and savoury pies. French Canadian meat pie joins the offerings this year and can be bought baked to a golden brown and ready to eat.

Address: 2066 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @dundaspark

The Pie Commission

Mini Christmas tourtière can be bought frozen (for at home baking) or hot (provided your call ahead to have them baked). These single servings are stuffed with beef and pork, yukon gold potato, peas and carrots.

Address: 935 The Queensway, Toronto; 887 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @thepiecommission

Sanagan’s Meat Locker

T’was the night before Christmas… and tourtière is on the table! The Kensington Market butcher shop is a year-round source for meat pies of all sorts, but classic, family sized Quebecois tourtière is a staple around the holidays.

Address: 176 Baldwin Street, Toronto
Instagram: @sanagansmeatlocker

The Tempered Room

The Parkdale patisserie is doing vegetarian tourtière! What’s in it you ask? Green lentils, carrots, onions, celery, sage and red wine encased in an all-butter pie crust.

Address: 1374 Queen Street West, Toronto
Instagram: @thetemperedroom


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Show-stopping, family-size and personal size pies are available for pick up with 48 hours notice from this O&B restaurant at Queen and Bay.

Address: 401 Bay Street, Toronto
Instagram: @bannock_to

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