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The Best Bento Boxes in Toronto

The Best Bento Boxes in Toronto

The Best Bento Boxes in Toronto

Nowadays, it’s imperative for food to travel well during takeout and delivery. Bentos are the perfect single-serving meal to-go as all of the components that make up these lunch boxes are neatly packed and ready to be eaten. With Japanese origins, bento boxes are also popular in Taiwan and Korea. Most of them consist of rice, side dishes like vegetables and fish or meat, although combinations may vary and are endless.

Here are some of the best places for bento boxes in Toronto.

51b Winchester St

Kingyo

Kingyo

When it comes to bentos, this Japanese izakaya in Cabbagetown goes above and beyond. Chirashi is an option instead of plain rice, and they even have a bento box catered towards kids with items such as chicken sausage, hamburg steak and a rice ball.

222 Richmond St W

JaBistro

JaBistro

There are three kinds of bento boxes to choose from at this Japanese restaurant in the Entertainment District. Whether you pick deep-fried chicken, grilled salmon or deep-fried shrimp, they’ll all come with assorted sashimi, aburi sushi, dashimaki egg and Japanese taro.

Pear

Pear

Not only does this authentic Chinese takeout stall in North York’s Upper East Food Club have decked out baos but also customizable rice boxes. Boxes come with white or purple rice, a main, side and two veggies of your choice.

225 King St W Suite 100

Minami Toronto

Minami Toronto

The newest addition to Aburi Restaurants on King West is serving up breathtaking bentos. All of their bentos come with two pieces of their salmon, ebi and albacore tuna oshi, seasonal vegetables and miso soup.

18 William Sylvester Dr

Maeli Market

Maeli Market

A trip to this Taiwanese market in North York isn’t complete until you’ve tried their hot foods. Bentos are made to order using seasonal ingredients, with options like BBQ beef, braised pork belly and deep-fried milkfish.

3636 Steeles Ave E #139

Hualien Tai Ping Hsiang BBQ

Hualien Tai Ping Hsiang BBQ

A popular destination for popcorn chicken in Markham is this Taiwanese takeout spot offering a bunch of bento boxes. You can get their sought-after popcorn chicken or other mains like Taiwanese sausage and deep-fried pork chop. It comes with steamed rice and three veggies.

The Best Bento Boxes in Toronto

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The Best Bento Boxes in Toronto

Shania & Peony Wong

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Nowadays, it’s imperative for food to travel well during takeout and delivery. Bentos are the perfect single-serving meal to-go as all of the components that make up these lunch boxes are neatly packed and ready to be eaten. With Japanese origins, bento boxes are also popular in Taiwan and Korea. Most of them consist of rice, side dishes like vegetables and fish or meat, although combinations may vary and are endless.

Here are some of the best places for bento boxes in Toronto.

Pear

Pear

Not only does this authentic Chinese takeout stall in North York’s Upper East Food Club have decked out baos but also customizable rice boxes. Boxes come with white or purple rice, a main, side and two veggies of your choice.