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The Best Steak Tartare in Toronto

The Best Steak Tartare in Toronto

The Best Steak Tartare in Toronto

A staple on the menu of any respectable French bistro, steak tartare is a quintessential dish for classic French cuisine. A dish hard to imagine ever becoming passé, tartare is a resolute classic bound to excite any true gourmand who comes upon it on a menu. Served with charred bread or fries and traditionally accompanied by cornichons, capers, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and egg yolk -- the accoutrements are not limited to the classics. From shavings of black truffle, pickled mushrooms and horseradish aioli as innovative mix-ins, the possible riffs on the original are endless.

If you're searching for some of Toronto's best renditions on the classic, whether that be for dine-in or takeout -- these spots continue to serve excellent steak tartare, even amidst restaurants condensing their offerings.

Here's the best steak tartare in Toronto.

7

592 Sherbourne St

Maison Selby

Maison Selby

Housed in the historic 136-year-old C.H. Gooderham House, this French bistro whips up a seriously photogenic tartare. Accompanied by grilled bread and traditional accompaniments, the quail egg and anchovy topper are a nice touch.

2

1263 Queen St W

Le Phenix

Le Phenix

What started as a pop-up after Parkdale's popular French restaurant Chantecler closed permanently following a fire, Le Phenix still serves an equally delicious tartare. Sprinkled with chives and served with baguette crisps and cornichons, this tartare is a must-try.

The Best Steak Tartare in Toronto

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The Best Steak Tartare in Toronto

Robin Winship

Robin Winship

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A staple on the menu of any respectable French bistro, steak tartare is a quintessential dish for classic French cuisine. A dish hard to imagine ever becoming passé, tartare is a resolute classic bound to excite any true gourmand who comes upon it on a menu. Served with charred bread or fries and traditionally accompanied by cornichons, capers, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and egg yolk -- the accoutrements are not limited to the classics. From shavings of black truffle, pickled mushrooms and horseradish aioli as innovative mix-ins, the possible riffs on the original are endless.

If you're searching for some of Toronto's best renditions on the classic, whether that be for dine-in or takeout -- these spots continue to serve excellent steak tartare, even amidst restaurants condensing their offerings.

Here's the best steak tartare in Toronto.