Food Lover's Guide to Toronto
Toronto is Canada's largest metropolitan area, and it's also one of the country's most multicultural cities. With cultures and cuisines from around the globe, Toronto makes for a food-lover's dream. Here's what to know about exploring its restaurants, markets, and specialty stores.
Must-Visit Foodie Neighborhoods
Distillery District: This district is full of cafes, restaurants, and shops located within heritage buildings with beautiful architecture, as well as the famed Stone Distillery.
Dundas West/Little Portugal: This up-and-coming residential neighborhood is full of Portuguese shops and cafes offering authentic food and groceries.
Leslieville: Leslieville's cafes, groovy shops, and restaurants have served as a backdrop for numerous film and TV productions and today attract trendsetters with a mix of Canadian flavors.
King West: Comparable to New York City's SoHo, King West is home to the Toronto International Film Festival and a wide array of restaurant options.
Old Toronto: The first of Toronto's named neighborhoods is home to tons of multicultural shops, restaurants, and markets.
Taste beer and chocolates on a walking tour of Toronto's Distillery District.
Indulge in meaty treats and try Toronto's signature peameal bacon sandwich on a Hogtown history food tour.
Take a small-group gourmet dinner tour of Little Italy and visit several popular local restaurants.
See the sights and enjoy lunch or dinner out on Toronto Harbour during a dining cruise.
Learn about Toronto's fascinating food history on a visit to Kensington Market.
Visit the St. Lawrence Market and learn about Toronto's underground Prohibition tunnel with a foodie tour guide.