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:
- Cheers Cut, a new spot for Taiwanese fried chicken and seafood is now open at 372 Yonge Street. Additional locations are in the works downtown and in North York.
- Bubble Tea chain CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice just opened another outpost at 372 Yonge Street.
- HOJA LuWei, billed as Toronto’s first LuWei snack bar is now in soft opening mode at 615 Bloor Street West.
- Behind the pink bodega, Mahjong Bar is now open at 1276 Dundas Street West.
- Northern Maverick Brewing Co. is newly open at 115 Bathurst Street and serving up ultra-fresh beers in pints, flights, and to-go formats along with a menu from Chef Mark Cutrara.
- Japanese comfort foods from Onnki Donburi are now available at 40 Hayden Street.
- Schmaltz Appetizing on Ossington is now open! The second location from Anthony Rose is slinging thick bagel sandwiches, schmears, and smoked fish, along with scoops, salads and an expanded coffee program.
- Urban House Cafe is newly relocated to Riverside! The source for modestly priced meals and cheap drinks has opened its doors at 718 Queen Street East.
- Bad Pizza Co. is coming soon to Corso Italia. The wood-fired pizzeria is going in at 1216 St. Clair Avenue West.
- Cali Mexican Grill could be open any day now at 3250 Dufferin Street.
- “China’s most popular noodle brand,” Dagu Rice Noodle is opening two Toronto locations. One is going in at Bay and Dundas while the other will be located at Warden and Steeles in Markham.
- FK Wine Bar by Frank’s Kitchen is going in at 770 St. Clair Avenue West.
- Henrietta Lane is coming soon to Corktown. The new drinkery promising local beers and craft cocktails is in the works at 394 King Street East.
- Maker Pizza is expanding! A second location for Matty Matheson’s pizzas is coming soon to Avenue Road and Lawrence.
- Pollyanna, a new restaurant from the folks behind Eastside Social and The Thirsty Duck is opening soon at 1054 Gerrard Street East.
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- The World Poutine Eating Championship returns to Toronto this October