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Our Essential Toronto Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

Our Essential Toronto Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

Our Essential Toronto Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

As an entity that defines ourselves as unearthing the city's best food, one dish at a time, it only made sense to compile a guide to some of the best, most iconic, integral, photogenic and delicious dishes in our city. Toronto has one too many restaurants to count and sometimes it's hard to nail down precisely what you want to eat next. Well, if you're overwhelmed by one too many choices, a good place to start is here. Eating your way through this list is no small feat but doing so gives you the honorary badge of honour that you really have checked off all of Toronto's best hits.

We have consulted our network of food enthusiasts, and in the know Torontonians, but given the breadth of our city's culinary scene, we could not possibly include all of the amazing and memorable dishes out there. So here is a list of some of Toronto's most essential dishes that we highly encourage you to try at least once.

If you believe there to be an obvious dish missing, please leave a comment below and we will adjust accordingly. 

116 Atlantic Ave

Cheeseburger from Burger Drops

Cheeseburger from Burger Drops
Founded by the former Aloette sous chef, Greg Bourolias, Burger Drops is dishing out some of the best smash burgers in town; their multiple sold-out weekends and pop-ups speak for itself. What began as a passion project in 2018 and smashing burgers in a backyard at a friend's ...

225 Augusta Ave

Pastor Chilaca from Tacos Gus

Pastor Chilaca from Tacos Gus
I don't want to ruffle any feathers with this statement, for I know many impassioned individuals who hold strong opinions about their favourite taquerias in Toronto. I am not one to fall back on superlatives, but as I sit on the back patio of Tacos Gus and take my first bite o...
Our Essential Toronto Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

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Our Essential Toronto Dishes You Must Try At Least Once

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As an entity that defines ourselves as unearthing the city's best food, one dish at a time, it only made sense to compile a guide to some of the best, most iconic, integral, photogenic and delicious dishes in our city. Toronto has one too many restaurants to count and sometimes it's hard to nail down precisely what you want to eat next. Well, if you're overwhelmed by one too many choices, a good place to start is here. Eating your way through this list is no small feat but doing so gives you the honorary badge of honour that you really have checked off all of Toronto's best hits.

We have consulted our network of food enthusiasts, and in the know Torontonians, but given the breadth of our city's culinary scene, we could not possibly include all of the amazing and memorable dishes out there. So here is a list of some of Toronto's most essential dishes that we highly encourage you to try at least once.

If you believe there to be an obvious dish missing, please leave a comment below and we will adjust accordingly. 

116 Atlantic Ave

Cheeseburger from Burger Drops

Cheeseburger from Burger Drops
Founded by the former Aloette sous chef, Greg Bourolias, Burger Drops is dishing out some of the best smash burgers in town; their multiple sold-out weekends and pop-ups speak for itself. What began as a passion project in 2018 and smashing burgers in a backyard at a friend's ...

225 Augusta Ave

Pastor Chilaca from Tacos Gus

Pastor Chilaca from Tacos Gus
I don't want to ruffle any feathers with this statement, for I know many impassioned individuals who hold strong opinions about their favourite taquerias in Toronto. I am not one to fall back on superlatives, but as I sit on the back patio of Tacos Gus and take my first bite o...