on 2022.03.14
70 Places

Puerto Bravo

Mexican restaurant • Greenwood-Coxwell

Unassuming Mexican place with a Bib gourmand, tacos are huge and super fresh! My fav thing was the Papa Asada - like a reaaaallly good shepherd's pie (but steak)

Bello Pizza

Pizza restaurant • High Park North

Tucked inside Hot Black Coffee, secret menu on the ceiling by the register, really good chorizo + gorgonzola pizza

The Little Jerry

Bar • University

Listening bar

Lambo's Deli & Grocery

Deli • Trinity Bellwoods


Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

Every sandwich is good (skip the burger). Fav is the Parisian one on a baguette with ham, butter, and radishes. Fries also good. Portions are huge

Mashion Bakery

Bakery • Kensington-Chinatown

Baked BBQ pork bun. Buy to secretly eat at the AGO

Souk Tabule

Mediterranean Restaurant • Waterfront Communities-The Island

Chefs platter, Beirut pulled chicken in both bowl and wrap form

Grape Witches

Wine Shop • Trinity Bellwoods

Great bottles

Wah Too Seafood Restaurant

Chinese Restaurant • Bay Street Corridor

GREAT spicy fried shrimp, fried rice. Known for seafood

Jaybird Studio

Fitness centre • Niagara

New pilates/yoga/soundbath studio transplant from Vancouver


Thai Restaurant • Waterfront Communities-The Island

Everyone's favourite Thai

Project Gigglewater

Cocktail Bar • Beaconsfield

Cry Baby Gallery

Cocktail Bar • Beaconsfield


apt 200

Bar • Trinity Bellwoods


The Libertine

Cocktail Bar • Beaconsfield


Terroni Sud Forno Produzione e Spaccio

Gourmet Shop • Old Toronto

Great italian market. Patio's super nice in warm weather.


Italian Restaurant • Old Toronto

Food isn't incredible, but fun experience

St. Lawrence Market

Farmers Market • Waterfront Communities-The Island

Get charcuterie stuff at Scheffler's and an oyster po'boy from Market Street Catch/Buster's Sea Cove while you're there

Hammam Spa By Cela

Spa • Bayview Village

If you're ever in the area, this massive Hammam spa is worth a chunk of your day


Social club • Waterfront Communities-The Island

Hot + cold therapy, breathwork, etc

Pennies Bar

Bar • Niagara

Divey, cute, cheap. Good spot for bar rail drinks + small bites (not amazing quality, but lots of slider and tater tots options). They used to have a popcorn machine you could just get popcorn from for free but I think that stopped during pandemic.

Bellwoods Brewery

Brewery • Trinity Bellwoods

A bit basique but also good?? Everyone gets the Jelly King sour

Paris Paris Bar

Wine Bar • Trinity Bellwoods

Big patio, great in warmer weather. Bread, butter, and fries are good here


Men's Store • Trinity Bellwoods

Remarkable Bean Leslieville

Café • South Riverdale

Great coffee, muffins, and tarts! Get the sour cherry or rhubarb tarts when they're in season

Mahjong Bar

Bar • Beaconsfield

SCHOOL Restaurant

Breakfast Spot • South Parkdale

Super popular (busy) spot for brunch but genuinely so good! Get The Safe Bet, cheesy bacon french toast, any of the french toasts

Birria Balam

Mexican Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

Birria tacos, nordic shrimp ceviche

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Japanese Restaurant • Church-Yonge Corridor

Anything off this menu, especially the fried rice

J San Sushi Bar

Sushi Restaurant • Church-Yonge Corridor

Torched sushi!


Japanese Restaurant • Church-Yonge Corridor


Cafe 23

Café • Trinity Bellwoods

Good coffees, skip the baked goods, nice garden seating

Downtown Camera

Camera Store • Church-Yonge Corridor

Quick film developing


Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant • Niagara

Vegan birthday cake donuts


Juice Bar • Trinity Bellwoods

Quinoa crusted onion rings!!!

VSP Consignment

Boutique • Beaconsfield

Bar Raval

Tapas Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

Tapas - fried eggplant with honey, pan con tomate

Grape Crush

Wine Shop • Trinity Bellwoods

Bottle shop


Diner • Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction

Small plates

Easy Tiger

Boutique • Beaconsfield

Great gift shop

100% Silk

Clothing Store • Beaconsfield

Everything in here is beautiful

Enoteca Sociale

Italian Restaurant • Beaconsfield


Gusto 501

Italian Restaurant • Old Toronto

Truffle pasta or risotto verde

Pho Rua Vang (Golden Turtle)

Vietnamese Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

White Lily Diner

Diner • South Riverdale

Get the BLT on white bread, or the southern breakfast with grits


Café • Beaconsfield

Rooster Coffee House

Café • Riverdale

Great coffee, lemonade, Hello Dolly bars, Pecan bars

Le Conciliabule

Café • Greenwood-Coxwell

Great pastries, coffee, bottle shop

Guu Izakaya Toronto

Japanese Restaurant • Old Toronto

Carbonara udon, broiled oysters, sake bombs

Forno Cultura

Bakery • Waterfront Communities-The Island

Great espresso, Italian sweets, good spot to pick up an impressive food gift

Imm Thai Kitchen

Thai Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

Shrimp pad thai comes wrapped in an omelette which is exciting! Favourite pad thai in the city. Also good green curry

Patois Toronto

Caribbean Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

It's all good! Cookie butter french toast to finish

Capital Espresso And Pastries

Café • South Parkdale

Great coffee

Union Restaurant

New American Restaurant • Trinity Bellwoods

Great all around, get the tartare

Bang Bang Ice Cream & Bakery

Ice Cream Shop • Trinity Bellwoods

You can get ice cream, ice cream cookie sandwiches, bubble waffles, etc. Always a line but always worth it


Restaurant • Waterfront Communities-The Island


416 Snack Bar

Speakeasy • Kensington-Chinatown

Good spot for drinks and small plates

Mother Cocktail Bar

Cocktail Bar • Trinity Bellwoods

Best cocktails, good snack menu, easy location


Middle Eastern Restaurant • Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction

A lot of people think they have the best falafel in the city. Not sure about that, but the parallel salad is addictive

Famiglia Baldassarre

Italian Restaurant • Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction

Best fresh pasta in Toronto! As far as I know, you have to line up for their lunch (1 or 2 pastas to choose from) and their window is only open 2 hours, but I think they may have just opened a dining room

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka らーめん山頭火

Ramen Restaurant • Church-Yonge Corridor

Personal no-brainer ramen spot, get the meal that comes with a small bowl of hot white rice w salmon and salmon roe

Lambo’s Deli & Grocery

Deli / Bodega • Trinity Bellwoods

Great subs, super close to Trinity Bellwoods park

Pizzeria Badiali

Pizza restaurant • Beaconsfield

Good slices, good dipping sauces

Lazy Daisy's Cafe

Café • Greenwood-Coxwell

Busy neighbourhood breakfast spot. Great baked goods.

Farmhouse Tavern

Gastropub • Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction

Great menu all around (especially memorable burger). Go on Sunday for their F*ck Mondays happy hour