The café and cafeteria-style restaurant has become extremely popular for its guilt-free take-away and delicious Israeli-style breakfast. The hearty and homey shakshuka, which originated in Tunisia and means "mixture," is usually associated with a dish belonging to the Sephardic Jewish people.
Be a vegan and eat your donut too! Bloomers is just one place where vegans can get their sugar fix, worry-free. The homey bake shop and cafe offers up soups, salads and sandwiches alongside its assortment of baked goods such as bagels, cookies, and muffins. Cakes are available in 6, 8 and 10-inch sizes and
Located right by the Distillery District’s front gates, the Brick Street Bakery has been wooing Torontonians since 2001. Known for its selection of baked treats, the homey space is filled with the scent of just-out-of-the-oven bread, which includes picks such as warm croissants and basil and parsley loaves. Although there are now four locations around
Queen West is chock full of great cafés, and Cafe 23 stands out amongst the crowd. This little coffee shop located just east of Trinity Bellwoods Park is making great coffee and playing some great tunes. Supporting local bands and making sure coffee house music isn’t limited to soft rock and jazz, the café hopes
Inspired by the café scenes in London and Paris, Café Plenty is a slice of Europe in the heart of Toronto. Owner Melissa Patterson’s charming spot aims to satiate lunchgoers’ craving for good, honest food, tempting the hungered with freshly made salads, tartes, galettes and sandwiches.
Inspired by Hawaiian breezes and the California sun, Calii Love is bringing brightly coloured, feel-good health food to Yorkville. Be it a poke bowl, smoothie bowl or salad bowl, this counter-serve eatery is inspiring everyone to eat a little cleaner, no matter what time of day it is or how much time you have. The
This Yorkville bakery has been turning out some of the city’s most luxurious and over-the-top wedding cakes since 2005. At Dessert Lady, you can feel the whimsical energy when you walk through the front door. The Wow 3D cakes that sit in the display case are a spectacle, and the rest of the glass casing
Dineen Coffee Co. sits pretty at the corner of Yonge and Temperance. On the street level of the Dineen building, which was once the famous W. and F. Dineen Co., this coffee shop takes us far from the era of thousand dollar T-shirts and back to a time where regal luxury reigned supreme. Marble covered
Dufflet has always been a destination for divine and delectable pastries in Toronto. Dufflet Rosenberg began baking in the Cow Cafe and opened her first shop on Queen Street West in 1982. Since then, people have been coming from all over the country to indulge in some of her tasty treats. In 2002, the uptown
This coffee shop/bakery has been playing retro tunes and baking some of the city’s best oatmeal cookies for over 16 years. Ella’s Uncle oozes cool. When you walk into the vibrant café, the lime green walls and black and white tiles entrance you and make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. Wafts
Empire Espresso is a cosy little coffee shop with plenty of sweet treats right in the heart of Little Italy. This queer-owned business is dishing out customizable bean blends and in-house baked goods like gingersnaps, rosemary lemon shortbread cookies, blackberry and lavender biscuits, plus so much more. Empire Espresso has a bright and airy colourful
Mabel’s Bakery specializes in baked goods, prepared foods, ready meals and artisan breads and cheeses. They use high-quality ingredients, choosing local or organic options whenever possible, shunning preservatives or artificial flavouring. They have four locations to serve you, at Roncesvalles, St. Clair West, The Junction and Queen Street West.
With four locations of Mabel’s Bakery & Specialty Foods across the city, Toronto has no shortage of sweet bakeshops to help you spend the weekends the proper way—surrounded by a pile of sweets. Each location has become a favourite due to Mabel’s use of local and organic ingredients. All meals, salads, and snacks served here
Pilot Coffee Roasters have soared into popularity across Toronto, proudly boasting 11 locations scattered throughout the city and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). They have captivated the hearts of local coffee enthusiasts with their splendid cups of coffee, adorned with artistically gorgeous designs. Additionally, their bean subscription service is super popular in the city. Since
Brrrr. Light summery salads are gone and it’s one of my favourite times of the year: the season for hearty soups, spicy curries and giant bowls of noodles. Sure, there’s nothing like khao soi to hit the spot, but before Khao San Road, there was RaviSoups, the best soup in the city (without the attitude of Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi).
With several locations across the GTA, Revitasize is doing its best to ensure that everyone tries to eat and live just a little bit healthier. The menu goes beyond cold pressed juices, smoothies and smoothie bowls to offer several filling and nutritionally dense salads, rice bowls and wraps. With their background in nutrition, the founders
Solkatt Cafe, now rocking the former Baddies Coffee spot near Lansdowne station, is your go-to for weekday sandwich vibes, weekend brunch feasts (check out their Instagram), and daily caffeine hits. Dive into inventive bennies, fresh avo toast, and killer omelettes. Don’t miss out on the sweet stuff – fluffy pancakes and signature French toast that’s