I think we can all agree that Toronto is definitely not a cheap city, by any means. Rent is expensive, transportation is expensive and eating out is super expensive. That's why if you want to save some cash you'll most likely be eating in almost all of the time.
But splurging on yourself and eating out once in a while is definitely not a bad thing, you deserve to treat yourself! With summer here you're going to be spending a ton of your time out and about and not as much time at home cooking.
If you want to eat out but get the most bang for your buck and all you can eat restaurant is the way to go. These are the best and most affordable restaurants to stuff your face with good eats this summer!
The Hot House
Where: 35 Church St // Old Toronto
On Wednesday nights The Hot House offers an unreal Buffet Dinner deal for $23.95/person from 5-9pm! The buffets features a made to order pasta bar and tons of other delicious eats that you can devour all night long. Order a glass of wine and make it a romantic and affordable date night where you both can splurge for cheap!
Pure Spirits Oyster House
Where: 17 Tank House Ln // Corktown
On Monday's the Pure Spirits Oyster House offers unlimited mussels for $20.95! If you love mussels and other seafood this spot makes them perfectly every time, plus this is an amazing deal on an otherwise expensive menu item!
Where: 331 Spadina Ave // Chinatown
August 8 is Toronto's best all-you-can-eat dim sum and sushi restaurant that you absolutely need to try! They have a huge menu full of delicious dim sum and sushi to choose from but it is a bit pricier. Their prices range from $18.99-$31.99 per meal depending on the day of the week and whether you're there for dinner or lunch.
Free Times Cafe
Where: 320 College St // Harbord Village
Free Times Cafe is a Jewish restaurant that serves up a buffet brunch every Sunday! They have more than 50 different brunch items to choose from and it only costs $24.95/person. They also play live music during the brunch making it a super fun event that you don't want to miss out on.
Where: 1416 Gerrard St E // Little India
This Indian restaurant serves up one of the best Indian buffets you can find in Toronto. They have a nice interior which is great for dining in and they serve all your favourite Indian staples. The lunch buffet costs $12.99 and the dinner buffet $15.99 which is a great deal for the amount of food you can consume here.
Korean Grill House
Where: 214 Queen St W // Downtown Toronto
Korean Grill House has multiple locations across Toronto, Markham and Scarborough so you know it's one of the best there is. They offer all-day all you can eat Korean BBQ that range from $22.99-$26.99 depending on which meats you choose!
Where: 1634 Bayview Ave // Leaside
You really can't go wrong with all you can eat sushi and California Roll does it super well. Their unlimited sushi costs $24 on weekdays and $26 on the weekends but that's a really good deal for all you can eat sushi shops!
Ghengis Khan Mangolian Grill
Where: 900 Don Mills Rd // Don Mills
This Mongolian Grill is all buffet all the time and it serves some seriously delicious and unique eats! You get to select your meats, vegetables and sauces before they grill it all up and serve it in a bowl for you! This buffet costs $24 on weekdays and $27 on weekends.
Where: 249 Ossington Ave // Little Italy
The Dakota Tavern is a country music haven that is super popular on weekend nights but they also serve a buffet bluegrass brunch that you don't want to miss. On Saturdays and Sundays you can enjoy a buffet brunch for $29.50 with live music and brunch cocktails!
Where: 436 Dundas St W // Chinatown
If you're in the mood for authentic Szechuan-style hot pot in the downtown area, you've got to go to Morals Village. Their all you can eat hot pot buffet includes all their delicious soup bases, vegetable toppings, salty meats and so much more! It costs $25.99 on weekdays and $27.99 on weekends.
Lisbon By Night
Where: 802 Dundas St W // Little Portugal
Lisbon By Night takes Portuguese food to the next level specializing in delicious fish-focused plates. They serve an unreal all you can eat 8 course meal for just $33/person!! They serve this deal everyday at lunch and dinner.
Smoke Bourbon BBQ House
Where: 291 Harbord St // Koreatown
This classic BBQ joint is exactly where you need to go when you're craving some hearty meat for dinner. They offer two different all you can eat specials during the week, on Mondays it's all you can eat wings and Tuesdays it's all you can eat pulled pork!
Where: 240 King St E // Corktown
Betty's is a popular watering hole in the east end of the city but they also offer an unreal buffet brunch on the weekends! On Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-4pm you can find the best buffet brunch. They have DIY waffles, a poutine station, a carving stations, a fruit and dessert bar and sooo much more!
Where: 230 Adelaide St W // Downtown Toronto
What would an all you can eat restaurant list be without the oh so popular Copacabana? The Brazilian steakhouse brings grilled meats right to your table to slice for you and they have a huge buffet with all the sides you could ever want, plus live entertainment! It definitely isn't cheap though, costing $50 from Sunday to Thursday and $57 on Fridays and Saturdays.