Bar Raval, located in Little Italy, is a truly unique and exemplary Spanish tapas bar. Step in to this restaurant and bar and you will immediately feel as if you have been transported elsewhere. The decor of this eatery is inspired by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí's ornate style. The variety of tapas offered here is sure to surprise and excite you. Enjoy perfectly crafted cocktails based on Spanish tastes and relax as you enjoy a delicious meal at Bar Raval.
Home to the legendary Peameal Bacon Sandwich, the Carousel Bakery is a definitive must-stop, must-eat spot on any self-respecting foodie's epicurean itinerary. Simply placed on a soft Kaiser Bun, the special chunk of secretly sourced peameal bacon lends just the right amount of moisture and taste to its bun, making it nothing less than a culinary feat for thousands of fans who stop by the bakery every weekend. Tucked inside the historic St. Lawrence Market, the sandwich's fans include celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay, and other well-known figures like Drake and Catherine-Zeta Jones, to name a few. The wildly popular bakery is known to sell nearly 2600 units of the famous bacon sandwich on a usual Saturday, so be prepared to wait in line if you want a bite of this award-winning snack. Besides the sandwich, the Carousel Bakery also offers a range of baked goods, pastries, wraps, and bagels.
Occupying a small, intimate space on Queen Street West, Poutini's House of Poutine offers delicious renditions of Canada's favorite snack. In a white cup that is designed for the on-the-go-goodness, Poutini's fills it up with hand-cut fries, locally sourced fresh cheese curds, and tops it off with incredible homemade gravy. Choose from a list of creamy poutine varieties, ranging from Traditional Poutine and Layered Poutine, to meaty options like Smoked Meat Poutine and BBQ Pulled Pork Poutine
Situated in Richmond Hill, Big Daddy's is a welcoming American dine boasting a cozy ambiance and a menu which makes you feel at home. If you are in the mood for a hearty breakfast or a filling daytime meal, Big Daddy's will do the trick for you. Choose from a range of dishes like jumbo chicken wings, New York steak, hearty burgers and classic club sandwiches and pair them with a side of onion rings or poutines. Big Daddy's is also a premier source of entertainment, housing a stunning repertoire of acoustic open mics and marvelous musical ensembles.
Burger king opened their first restaurant in Canada in 1969, and since then they have won many Canadian hearts. Burger King knows the art of making burgers and over the period of time they have perfected it. From crispy fries, meaty burgers, rich milkshakes to healthy salads, breakfast specials and chicken everything served at Burger Kind oozes deliciousness. A perfect place to grab a meal with friends and family, Burger King is always a setting for happy times. The College Street outlet is conveniently located for hungry patrons to grab a burger and carry on their excursion through the neighborhood.
Abokichi began as a stall at a farmers' market and has now grown to occupy a small space on Dupont Street. The interiors feature exposed brick and whitewashed walls, with dainty chandeliers and a bookshelf. The specialty here is Onigiri, the Japanese version of a sandwich made from triangular pieces of rice filled with different ingredients and finally served wrapped in nori with Okazu sauce. Popular ones include the Gomoku and Sorauren. Salads, grilled sandwiches, and drinks are available, too. For those with a sweet tooth, New Moon cookies, pastries, muffins and rolls are served fresh every day.
If you are waiting for a good game to start then there cannot be a spot better than Duke’s Refresher + Bar to watch the game. With a varied selection of beers to keep your thirst in check, a decadent food menu to satiate your appetite and a prompt service to make it all available within no time, this place impresses on every level. The bar is lined with television screens, so you are sure to catch even the slightest action irrespective of where you sit. In addition, Duke’s Refresher + Bar is also equipped with WiFi.
Set in a cozy place, Phoenix Cafe is often frequented by locals who want to treat themselves to some refreshing drinks and quick eatables. The simple decor of the place comprises of wooden flooring, tables and comfy furnishings with bright lights on the ceiling creating a pleasant atmosphere. Patrons can make themselves comfortable and enjoy the music playing in the background. As for the food, the menu features a number of Asian-style dishes along with a number of creative beverages. Hainanese Chicken, Vermicelli Noodle Soup with Chicken Steak and Malaysian Curry are just some of the local favorites on the menu. Balance the savory flavors of the meals with desserts or drinks like Green Tea Bubble Waffle, Black Sesame Milk Shake and Fruit Punch with Crushed Ice. The service here is also quick with the staff being quite friendly and attentive. If you are in the area and you are looking for a quick Asian-snack along with some flavorsome drinks, then certainly head to the Phoenix Cafe.
Moo Frites is a fast food place that serves one of the best fries in the city. It's a small takeaway spot with high bar tables that can accommodate around eight people. Focusing solely on Belgian-style fries made from russet potatoes, the place has built a loyal fan following ever since it opened. The potatoes are hand cut into thick strips, blanched, deep-fried and then frozen overnight. When you place an order, they are deep-friend again in either canola oil or beef fat and tossed with salt. The result is heavenly-tasting fries that are light on the inside and crispy golden on the outside. Each bunch is served with your choice of dipping sauce, quite a difficult decision to make given that there are 18 of them including parmesan peppercorn, joppie, curry ketchup, nosy wasabi, andalouse, gochujang and samurai.
A chicken and waffle counter-serve outlet, The Dirty Bird has a rustic-chic vibe and is a great place to dig into some delicious greasy food. The place is done up in neutral shades, with minimal decor, wooden counters, and simple stools. The menu features The Big Dirty, a waffle made from a boneless quarter leg, fried bone-in leg and thigh dishes, wings, waffle ice cream sandwiches, beer and fountain pop. Both the setting and the food make this a great place to bring kids.