Snack bars in Toronto aren't restaurants where you necessarily eat a little, but a lot of little things. They specialize in tiny plates of delicious finger foods perfect for sharing with groups of friends. 

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These restaurants are made for casual drinks and easy eats no matter the time. Late morning, the gap between lunch and dinner, or after hours when even the hot dog stands close up shop. 

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1. 416 Snack Bar // 181 Bathurst St. 

This snack bar is a fork-free zone. Cutlery free makes these two-bites all the more sharable, from steak tartar on toast, to oysters and mini eggplant sandwiches. 


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2. Bar Raval // 505 College St.

There are practically endless tapas options at Bar Raval including our favs, cured meats and sharp cheeses. Try a seasonal fav like these great shisito peppers or a classic spicy tuna hand roll. 


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3. Bar Buca // Various Locations

This italian snackery mastered the art of authentic bites from seasonal fried squash flowers to beautiful, crispy pizzas. 


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4. Oddseoul // 90 Ossington Ave. 

This place is the perfect blend of Korean and American food. Fuck up your average poutine with squash and kimchi or kick back with a classic pork bun. 


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5. Pinkerton's Snack Bar // 1026 Gerrard St. E. 

This late night Gerrard joint has a ton of rotating late night bites from fried broccoli and tuna poke. 


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6. Bar Fancy // 1070 Queen St W. 

Bar Fancy has debatably the best fried chicken in the city. Grab a couple cocktails and snap a pic of the neon tiger before diving in. 


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7. Food & Liquor // 1610 Queen St W. 

This Parkdale stop has all of your favourites on deck. Delicious little sliders, Korean fried chicken, or corn on the cob. 


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8. Bar Begonia // 252 Dupont St. 

Just LOOK at these waffle chips. Amazing. This steak tartare is to die for, let alone the delicious potato pairing. 


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9. Peoples Eatery // 307 Spadina Avenue

This Chinatown eatery offers up plates of sharable duck, fried rice and pancakes amongst other plates like this delicious poke bowl. 


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10. Portland Variety // 587 King St. W. 

This King St. stop is extremely well known for their brunch but their snacks kick ass too. In particular? Their yellowfin tunafish poke. 


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11. Rickshaw Bar // 685 Queen St. W. 

This bar specializes in making a little bit of everything, for everyone. Roasted cauliflower for the vegans, scallop ceviche for vegetarians and grilled lamb with naan for the meat lovers too. 


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12. Carmen // 922 Queen St W

These Spanish bites are perfect for sharing and sipping cocktails together. These lettuce wraps are super refreshing on a hot day out paired with an iced cold Corona. 


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13. Beast // 96 Tecumseth St. 

Meat lovers, worry not. Beast has you covered with thicc meaty options from snack to full-sized portions. Pictured here? Succulent pork hocks. 


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14. Mamakas Taverna // 80 Ossington Ave.

This little Greek spot has tons of Mediterranean favs for you to dig into. Like this yummy piece of octopus! 


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15. Sabai Sabai Kitchen and Bar // 81 Bloor St. E. 

This Bloor Street eatery showcases flavours from Northern Thailand while giving people the flavours and textures they crave. Ex. These squash fritters. 


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16. Patria // 478 King St. W. 

Classic Spanish fare is the most incredible at Patria. Head over for authentic tapas, like these stuffed dates. 


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17. The Carbon Bar // 99 Queen St. E. 

If this picture doesn't convince you to go to Carbon Bar, nothing else will. 


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18. Sneaky Dee's // 431 College Street

These nachos are a Toronto staple to share on a sloppy, last call kinda night. 

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