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The Best Walk-in Only Restaurants in Toronto for When You Forget to Make a Reservation

The Best Walk-in Only Restaurants in Toronto for When You Forget to Make a Reservation

The Best Walk-in Only Restaurants in Toronto for When You Forget to Make a Reservation

With the hustle and bustle of our day-to-day lives, you'll need this list of the best walk-in-only restaurants in Toronto for when you forget to make a reservation.

These establishments keep all their tables open for those who want to venture in last minute for a memorable night filled with excellent food and drinks to match. There is undoubtedly something for everyone with a range of locations, dining styles, and vibes, so no need to stress if the workweek consumed you and you didn't have a chance to book ahead.

We're all guilty of leaving things to the last minute, so here is a list of walk-in-only restaurants in Toronto that will be happy to accommodate you and your party at any time.

130 Ossington Ave

Cote de Beouf

Cote de Beouf

If you're a fan of farm-sourced meats, French-inspired cheeses, oysters, wine and beer, you'll love this quaint local bar à vin and traditional style butcher shop on the Ossington strip. Pro-tip, try the steak frites for the ultimate Parisian experience.

505 College St

Bar Raval

Bar Raval

Chef Grant van Gameron's walk-in only Spanish pintxos bar featuring Gaudi-esque wood panels with a Barcelona feel. Grab a seat inside their award-winning interior or on their sprawling patio boasting several casual high-top tables.

51 Baldwin St

Kinton Ramen

Kinton Ramen

Established in 2012, this Japanese ramen chain in Toronto uses only the freshest ingredients to make the best quality noodle bowls and broths in a bustling environment that makes you feel like you're in the centre of the action, no matter where you're seated.

1070 Queen St W

Bar Fancy

Bar Fancy

This West Queen West bar serves up some of the city's finest fried chicken, alongside beer, wine and fantastic cocktails. Their CaféTO patio is usually bumping on any given day of the week, so be sure to arrive on the earlier side to snag a table.

607 College St

Bar Pompette

Bar Pompette

Little Italy's newest snack bar does not take reservations and is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to midnight. Grab some freshly baked treats and espresso during the day, and by night, sip on a meticulously crafted cocktail while you munch on one of their small plates, perfect for sharing.

1047 Gerrard St E

The Vatican Gift Shop

The Vatican Gift Shop

A moody, Roman Catholic Church-like speakeasy serving up sourdough Neapolitan pizzas, Italian antipasti, wine and cocktails. They recently re-opened their space for indoor dining, so look for the upside-down neon cross on Gerrard Street East, and you'll know you've come to the right place.

210 Ossington Ave

Manita

Manita

This neighbourhood cafe, grocery, and bar is new to the Ossington Strip and is only open Tuesday through Saturday. Grab a sandwich, some Mediterranean-inspired small plates, spaghetti, oysters and wine, either inside or on their quaint patio.

926 Dundas St W

Rhum Corner

Rhum Corner

A Haitian restaurant and watering hole on Dundas West with a laid-back atmosphere where you can enjoy an array of Haitian grub and rum cocktails. You can also get your hands on frescos, slushies and cocktail kits for two.

1279 Bloor Street West

Conzo's

Conzo's

If you're in the mood for pizza, stop by this lively pizzeria with exposed brick walls and checkered tablecloths. Fun fact: this is Sugo's sister restaurant located next door, so you can try and snag a table here in case their waitlist is too long.

1281 Bloor St W

Sugo

Sugo

You probably already follow this casual Italian eatery on Instagram. With no reservations, walk in and indulge in some big portions of classic comfort fare like meatballs, chicken parmesan, Caesar salad, sandwiches and spaghetti.

2125 Dundas St W

Bandit Brewery

Bandit Brewery

Once an auto shop, this brewery just east of Roncesvalles Avenue, offers a wide selection of beer styles along with creative food options like fried chicken, steak frites, salads and bar snacks. Their patio is also newly renovated and is absolutely stunning, so be sure to stop by 2125 Dundas St. to check it out!

124 Ossington Ave

Bellwoods Brewery

Bellwoods Brewery

One of Toronto's west end staples, this brewpub (and bottle shop) offers limited seasonal dishes and a rotating selection of experimental beer in their small brewhouse with a gorgeous patio, complete with greenery, strung lighting, picnic tables and a white picket fence.

The Best Walk-in Only Restaurants in Toronto for When You Forget to Make a Reservation

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The Best Walk-in Only Restaurants in Toronto for When You Forget to Make a Reservation

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With the hustle and bustle of our day-to-day lives, you'll need this list of the best walk-in-only restaurants in Toronto for when you forget to make a reservation.

These establishments keep all their tables open for those who want to venture in last minute for a memorable night filled with excellent food and drinks to match. There is undoubtedly something for everyone with a range of locations, dining styles, and vibes, so no need to stress if the workweek consumed you and you didn't have a chance to book ahead.

We're all guilty of leaving things to the last minute, so here is a list of walk-in-only restaurants in Toronto that will be happy to accommodate you and your party at any time.

607 College St

Bar Pompette

Bar Pompette

Little Italy's newest snack bar does not take reservations and is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to midnight. Grab some freshly baked treats and espresso during the day, and by night, sip on a meticulously crafted cocktail while you munch on one of their small plates, perfect for sharing.