New restaurants pop up in almost every neighbourhood in Toronto each year, at a rate that can make it difficult to keep track of them all. Check out this handy-dandy guide to what’s recently opened in every corner of the city to make sure you’re not missing out on the newest hotspots in the areas you frequent most.
Here are my picks for the top new restaurants by neighbourhood in Toronto.
Hand roll bar Omai killed it this year with their softly romantic interior and personal service, the menu filled out by Asian dishes and sake.
Brunch spot Sophie’s Kitchen is now knocking the classics out of the park in this part of town.
Night owls now have a place for great Vietnamese in Vit Beo, a spot serving pho, shrimp, and even late night instant noodle specials.
Beer Batter is this neighbourhood's latest destination for some great fish and chips.
There's a new destination for cheap soup dumplings in this neighbourhood called Juicy Dumpling.
This area wants more Greek like Christopher Walken wants more cowbell, and they got it with Soula's.
Molecular tapas at Madrina are now wowing visitors to this historical neighbourhood.
Butter chicken bao can now be found at Mantra, along with Indian-style high tea.
Paris Paris is now the place to be all day long in this area, with a huge menu of wine and food that goes great with it.
The upper floor of Toronto's Momofuku outpost has transformed into Kojin, a Colombian-inspired ode to the hearth doing steaks and burgers.
Harry's is one of those special places that doesn't open every day. A plush time warp with an open grill that recalls the steakhouses of yesteryear.
Rosalinda now serves up vegan Mexican fare and mocktails in this fast-paced neighbourhood.
Nashville hot chicken hit this neighbourhood in 2018 at Chica's Chicken.
Ozzy's Burgers threw its hat in the hamburger ring this year, topping halal creations with onion rings, pineapple, jalapeno, you name it.
Sara began its crusade to end distracted dining this year, serving sharing plates in a minimalist two-storey space.
Wynona now serves seafood and wine with little fuss in this high-ceilinged space.
Microscopic restaurant Sang-Ji Bao has quickly become the most coveted place for fried soup dumplings.
An eye-catching interior and hand rolls served at a central bar set new restaurant Narami apart from other sushi joints.
Momos, thali and bento boxes at Yak Cafe are a bright new addition to the vast array of Tibetan cuisine available in this area.
Italian is elevated and served alongside picturesque cocktails at the new Bar Altura.
M'eat Resto Butcher innovatively combines a human, local butcher shop and a meat-focused restaurant.
Cambodian food can now be feasted upon in Toronto at the newly opened Tuk Tuk Canteen.
From the set of artisanal house breads to start, to the stunning desserts to finish, the creative, ever-changing menu at FK adds new sparkle to this strip.
Tasting menus of mind-bending illusions at Frilu change over completely with the seasons.
Beach Hill Smokehouse now provides this area with a destination for traditional BBQ meat platters.
Le Swan has transformed a legendary local diner into a classy French joint.
Over-the-top Turkish food is now served at A La Turk, including impressively puffy house breads.
by Amy Carlberg via blogTO