It’s a staycation feast! If you're dreaming of dining on a terrace in Italy, these Toronto restaurants are the next best thing. You may not be jetting off to Europe right now, but you can still enjoy the cuisine. 

If you were planning your own Eat Pray Love trip this year but weren’t able to go, don’t worry.

Toronto is filled with European-inspired restaurants that will trick your taste buds into thinking you're in Mykonos.

All you need to do is close your eyes, bite into a fresh slice of Neapolitan pizza and ta-da, you’re in Italy!

Want to journey to Greece? Just get your hands on some flakey spanikopita and let your mind run wild.

No matter where you’d rather be right now, Toronto’s foodie scene will surely take you there. 

So if you’re not hoping on a plane anytime soon, why not try this food tour of Toronto instead?

Just bring a hearty appetite and your favourite person, of course!

Eva's Original Chimneys 

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Ice cream & churro cones

Address: 454 Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can pretend you're in Spain with this delicious twist on the original churro. 


Annabelle Pasta Bar

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Pasta

Address: 909 Davenport Rd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This pasta bar has three fresh kinds of pasta daily for you to indulge with. You can also enjoy small plates, negronis and other authentic treats that will transport your tastebuds to Italy.


Serano Bakery

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Greek pastries 

Address: 830 Pape Ave., East York, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can get your Greek on with the mouthwatering selection of traditional pastries at this charming bakery. From savoury spanakopita to sweet desserts, you'll want to try one of everything.


ZIBA Berlin Döner

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Döner

Address: 1608 Queen St. E, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: These meaty flatbread sandwiches will have you so full and satisfied that you'll forget all about any cancelled travel plans.


Waffles & More

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Waffles +

Address: 237 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON 

Why You Need To Go: You can get authentic Belgian waffles with all of the toppings at this sweet spot in the 6ix. There's a variety of savoury toppings to try as well.


Loaded Pierogi

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Pierogies, poutine, mac n' cheese

Address: Various Toronto locations

Why You Need To Go: You can get traditional pierogies loaded with untraditional toppings for a twist on an old favourite.


Piccolina Gelato

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Gelato

Address: 85 Portland St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: From the cold treats to the atmosphere, everything about Toronto's Piccolina Gelato will give you that authentic Italian vibe.


The Social Blend

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Coffee & treats

Address: 130 Eglinton Ave. E, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Technically the macarons at The Social Blend are made Korean-style, but they're too delicious not to include. 


Pi Co.

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Pizza

Address: Various Toronto locations

Why You Need To Go: If you love that thin, chewy, Neapolitan-style pizza crust, then you'll love this spot. The dough, sauce, cheese and toppings are all up to so you can make totally custom creations.


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