This weekly round-up spotlights Toronto’s newest restaurants and bars plus incoming establishments that you should have on your radar.
Here are the newest restaurants to eat at in Toronto right now:
- Beach Hill Smokehouse at 172 South Main Street at Gerrard is now open and dishing out Texas-style BBQ.
- Butter Chick, a new fast food counter inside the Yonge Sheppard Centre at 4841 Yonge Street is now open and dishing out loaded parathas, soul bowls, and wraps filled with Indian flavours.
- Defina Woodfired, a spin-off from Pizzeria Defina is now open for business at 1486 Dupont Street.
- Calgary’s Harbour Eats by Mercatino is now open 1 York Street.
- Ozzy’s Burgers serving up burgers, poutine, grilled cheese sandwiches, and milkshakes in Kensington Market at 66 1/2 Nassau Street.
- Tuk Tuk Canteen, a new spot for Cambodian and Asian food is now open at 392 Roncesvalles Avenue, formerly Rude Boy.
- Victory Cafe is back and business! The former Mirvish Village bar celebrated its reopening at 440 Bloor Street West in The Annex last week.
- Arbar, a new wine bar is in the works at 88 Fort York Boulevard.
- Cauldron Ice Cream, the California-based ice cream parlour known for its menu of made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream and OG Puffle Cones has signed a multi-unit franchise deal to bring five locations to the Toronto area.
- Core Restaurant in Leslieville at 896 Queen Street East is due to open this March.
- US chain, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery is opening soon at the Sheridan Mall at 1700 Wilson Avenue in North York.
- H² Kitchen, a new spot for salad, poke, noodles, and smoothies, is set to open before the end of the month at 204 Queen Street West.
- High 5 Cafe, a new cafe and restaurant is soon to join The Fifth social club, pub, and grill at 225 Richmond Street West.
- Ristorante Rosina from the folks behind Trattoria Taverniti, is soon to open at 740A King Street West.
- As previously reported, Rosalinda, a massive new vegan Mexican restaurant is coming to the Financial District this spring.
- Toronto chef Anthony Rose has announced that Rose & Sons is “taking bacon and eggs OFF the menu.” The restaurant at 176 Dupont Street has closed for a week starting today and is set to reopen as Rose & Sons Delicatessen on January 18.
- The #1 Caribbean chain in the USA opening first location in Toronto
- Legobar, a pop-up bar made from Lego bricks is coming to Canada this spring
- California's Cauldron Ice Cream opening five Toronto locations