32 Bucketlist Foods Every True Torontonian Needs To Try

Gotta try 'em all!
32 Bucketlist Foods Every True Torontonian Needs To Try

There are foods that make up the fabric of a city. The foods that you try to truly understand the people, the culture, and the city itself. New York has bagels and pizza, Paris has croque monsieurs and croissants, while Tokyo has sushi and matcha ice cream. But what does Toronto have?

Well, we have everything. That’s part of what makes our city so great; the multiculturalism and creativity that surrounds our food culture is unlike any other. So what are the foods that every true Torontonian needs to try at least one? Let us show you:

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1. Pho // Pho Tien Thanh 

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2. Boston Blue fish and chips // Buster’s Sea Cove 

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3. Pressed Cubano sandwich // La Cubana

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4. Poutine // Poutini’s

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5. Signature Singapore Slaw // Lee Restaurant

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6. Doughnuts // Glory Hole Doughnuts

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7. Vatican City Burger // Burger Priest 

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8. Fried Chicken Waffles // The Dirty Bird

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9. Soft-shell crab sandwich // Fresh Off The Boat 

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10. Smoked meat sandwich // Caplansky’s Delicatessen 

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11. Smash Bag // Junked Food Co.

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12. Matcha cheesecake // Uncle Tetsu

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13.Churros // Pancho’s Bakery

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14. Macarons // Nadege

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15.Pulled pork shoulder sandwich // Black Camel

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16. Rocky Road Rage // Sweet Jesus 

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17. Baja Fish Tacos // Seven Lives

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18. Kings Crown nachos // Sneeky Dee’s 

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19. Lobster roll // Rock Lobster

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20. Jerk-grilled whole fish platter // 416 Snackbar

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21. Five spice pork bahn mi // Bahn Mi Boys

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22. Absolute Cure (brunch only) // Hunters Landing

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23. Pineapple fried rice // Miss Things

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24. Jamaican patty double down // Patois

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25. Pork and chive dumplings // Mother’s Dumplings

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26. Aburi sushi // Miku 

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27. Japo Frites // Moo Frites

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28. Duck egg pasta // Buca

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29. Margherita pizza // North Of Brooklyn

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30. Eclair // Nugateau

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31. House Special // Porchetta and Co

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32. Mac and cheese // Bobbie Sue’s Mac and Cheese










Maria Niderman

MIT graduate from the University of Western Ontario, who refuses to ever call it WU. Avid bucket-lister, self-proclaimed mermaid, semi-professional traveler, and lover of hyphenated words. Can be found taking too many food-instas that you can check out here:
32 Bucketlist Foods Every True Torontonian Needs To Try