This round-up spotlights Toronto’s newest restaurant and bar openings, upcoming closings, plus some special spots that should be on your radar.
Here’s what’s up in the city’s food scene right now.
- BOAT King of Thai Noodles celebrated its grand opening at 770 Bay Street, Unit 105 last weekend.
- Open Wednesday to Saturday from 7 pm, Daisy is now serving drinks and a vibe at 563 Queen Street West.
- Supernova Ballroom is offering up funky fresh cocktails and groovy feelings at 330 Bay Street.
- Now occupying the whole corner space at 1550 Dundas West and Sheridan, The Good Fork is serving brunch on weekends! Dinner service is on hold, though, until the liquor license goes through.
- Yang’s Braised Chicken Rice opened seven new locations across the GTA over the weekend.
- Kintori Yakitori located at 668 Bloor Street West, will be reopening this month on September 28.
- Chat Bar, the city’s first Izakaya-style Chinese Chuan’r brand, will be opening their flagship store at 5312 Yonge Street on October 4.
- Replacing Grand Electric’s Trinity Bellwoods location at 923 Queen Street West, still by the same owners, will be a vegetarian taco joint and juice concept called Tacos Rico.
- The restaurant group behind Gusto 101, Trattoria Nervosa, Chubby’s Jamaican Kitchen, and more is gearing up to open Corktown’s largest eatery, Gusto 501, at 501 King Street East this fall.
- The Exchange Tower will get even more fancy-schmancy when Ladurée opens its new location there; the spot is “coming soon.”
Our Top Picks
The Good Fork
Bright and beautiful in the middle of Little Portugal, this spot recently moved from the Junction to serve up fresh and veggie-forward eats. Dinner is on hold until a liquor license is secured, but brunch, featuring eggs, fresh breads, and beautiful hummus, is on the docket.
Address: 1550 Dundas Street West
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BOAT King of Thai Noodles
Now open at Bay and College, this carb-heavy eatery is the perfect place to get your fill of noodles and rice on a chilly fall night. Whether you’re hoping for a bowl of noodly soup or a dish of rice smothered in mouthwatering chicken, this downtown hub is your spot to get cozy.
Address: 770 Bay Street
It’s coming up to closing time on these establishments. You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.
- Grand Electric’s Trinity Bellwoods location is set to shutter in November, but the owners have something new in-store.
- Dundas West vegan eatery Grasshopper is closed until further notice, following a failed health inspection.
- PORCHETTA & Co., one of the city’s best spots for a mean sammy, will be shuttering its original location at 825 Dundas Street West on September 28.
- The city lost a whole host of eateries over the summer, and now that it’s officially fall, you can find the list of which spots to pour one out for here.
- King West’s beloved Portland Variety has announced that it’ll be closing before the end of the month, on September 28.
- It’s coming up to the end for Harry’s at 160 Springhurst Avenue in Parkdale; the iconic eatery’s last day is October 5.