The best fish tacos in Toronto

Summer’s here, bringing hot days and cool nights — the perfect time for killer fish tacos. Fresh, tangy and straight-up delicious, these tacos are the ultimate summer bite. Whether you’re at the beach or in the city, we’ve rounded up the best places to find mouthwatering fish tacos that will make your summer even more enjoyable.

Seven Lives

 

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Seven Lives, smack in the middle of Toronto’s historic Kensington Market, has been serving up the best Baja-style tacos since 2012. Their Baja Fish taco is a must-try: perfectly battered and fried fish, crunchy cabbage, tangy Baja sauce and fresh pico de gallo, all for just $8. This taco is pure summer bliss.

Campechano

 

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Campechano, a Bib Gourmand spot, keeps it short and sweet with their menu. Their flaky, beer-battered haddock taco with red cabbage is a standout, delivering a burst of flavour in every bite.

Wilbur Mexicano

Wilbur Mexicana, an apothecary-inspired counter, serves up Mexican street food like tacos and burritos. Their Baja Fish Taco is a must-try: beer-battered mahi-mahi, jicama slaw, pico de gallo and chipotle crema, all wrapped in a corn tortilla for just $6.75.

Gus Tacos

 

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Gus Tacos has taken the city by storm with its grab-and-go locations. Here, you can turn any protein into a taco, quesadilla, torta, burrito, or chilaca. Their fish burrito is a standout, packed with flavour and fresh guacamole that ties it all together perfectly. The ingredients create a wonderful medley of deliciousness that makes this taco a must-try in Toronto!

Milagro Cantina

 

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Catch a film at TIFF and then head to Milagro Cantina, where rustic Mexican fare is complemented by a lengthy tequila list and cocktail menu, along with weekend brunch. Try the Tacos ‘Perla’ featuring battered snapper, house slaw, and habanero crema on a flour tortilla—a perfect blend of flavours for a memorable dining experience.

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