Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in the province of Ontario. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

The World's Most Instagram-Worthy Ice Cream Cones

Shinya Suzuki/flickr We all clearly scream for ice cream, but it's the cone that doesn't get the shouts of praise it deserves. Whether...

GTA Patios in the age of Covid-19 - 2021 edition

Dr. John
by Dr. John 2 months ago

With patios opening up on Friday, I thought I would start a new version of this thread. Have you booked any reservations yet? Where are you hoping to go? We haven't yet booked anything as places...

Best of St Lawrence Market - seafood and butcher

by highlyunlikely 3 hours ago

Is there a general consensus on which are the best butchers and/or fish markets ?

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"KAITO SUSHI" - First 'sit-down' sushi Omakase for over a year!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 day ago

After enduring over a year of Covid related restrictions, it was a great and special feeling, being able to sit-down at the sushi bar and exchange pleasantries with the friendly, hospitable and tal...

2021 Newly OPENED Toronto Food Places

by magic 7 months ago

Perhaps we can list 2021 openings here. Looks like a new Summerhill Market on Eglinton seems to be coming along.


Famu Natural Meat/Bakery Nakamura

by jammy 2 days ago

Stopped in on a pantry milk run. My other half and I shared A5 Wagyu on rice with teriyaki sauce. It was the first time I'd had A5. A 100g portion of beef on rice was $26. Very tasty and VERY rich....


Covid Patio dining/Take-out - Oretta & Alouette, take-out

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 days ago

Taking advantage of Friday's perfectly gorgeous weather by driving downtown to pay my daughter's condo a visit and grab some decent grub around her ' Liberty Village ' neighbourhood! Lunch and e...

Full English, Full Irish, Fry-ups 2020

by prima 10 months ago

Where are your favourite breakfasts in Toronto these days? For a Full English, I usually visit The Oxley or The Queen & Beaver. Thanks for any recs.

Daiquiris, Piña Coladas, etc

by prima 2 months ago

Anyone know where to get a good daiquiri or piña colada in TO? Rhum Corner, Bar Chef, Civil Liberties and Patois don't have them on their current menus. Thanks for any tips!

Food in Toronto

by prima 5 months ago

Where do you enjoy food in Toronto? I like the Roman pizza al taglio at Eataly and the Vietnamese banh mi at Rustle & Still. The pork souvlaki at Megas is pretty tasty. I also recommend t...

The Olde Red Hen in Collingwood

by magic 11 days ago

Does anyone know what's happening with this resto? It's been closed since June 2020 due to fire. I just learned. Does anyone know if it's reopening? Heard any updates?

"A JUICE DIM SUM" (Langham Sq., Markham) - Trying out some interesting, new & old traditional products from this hidden gem

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 12 days ago

I'm going to start off my write-up by announcing......this outfit sells store-made, authentic Hong Kong style XO-Sauce!! ( Dried scallops, sun dried shrimps, Chinese ham, salted preserved fish, gar...

"SHANGHAI FROZEN DIM SUM," 2549 Warden Avenue - Tasty and commendable Northern Chinese Style Dim Sum

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 10 months ago

For the past 7 Covid-months, 'Fu Kee Dim Sum & Bao' on Milliken, Scarborough has been my go-to place for both Southern & Northern Chinese style Dim Sum. Sadly, in recent days, I found quality and v...

GTA takeout/delivery in the era of COVID-19 - year 2

Dr. John
by Dr. John 4 months ago

The original thread is getting a bit unwieldy so I thought I would start version 2.0. Here is a link to the old thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/gta-takeout-delivery-era-covid-19-1089693. ...

Restocking a spice rack

by Wandering Foodie 5 months ago

The spices in my turntable rack are so old and fragrantless that it's time to throw everything out and restock. This is your basic "western" spice rack. Are there any options besides Bulk Barn wh...

FRILU, Thornhill – A triumphant post-Covid lock-down re-opening!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 26 days ago

As an avid gourmand, one of the harshest punishments this protracted Pandemic lock-down managed to inflict on me was the deprivation of sit-down, fine dining experiences at some of my favorite rest...

Nesquik Vanilla Syrup - York Region or GTA Grocery stores

by chloe 6 years ago

I love the Nesquik Vanilla Syrup. It makes great hot white chocolate or great as a sweetener for coffee drinks. I can no longer find this white bottle of Nesquik at any grocery store in the GTA. ...

CAKEVIEW, Scarborough - Best tasting ' Fresh Crean Mango Sponge Cake ' in town?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 21 days ago

Calories??........What Calories??!! Putting on a pile by devouring this heavenly and Uber-delicious ' Fresh Cream Mango Sponge Cake ' from Cakeview, Scarborough ( Finch & Midland )! Crafted u...