12 Totally Crazy Foods In Toronto That You Need To Try Once In Your Life
For when regular hunger just doesn't cut it.
It seems like every day there's a new insane food item to try in Toronto. Whether you're looking for something drowning in cheese, an epic sweet and savoury combo, or a dish that includes every colour of the rainbow, the 6ix has you covered. So, if you're looking for unique food in Toronto, then take a peek at the list below.
We've hunted down some of the best and weirdest dishes in and around the city so that you don't have to. And, honestly, we can't even believe some of these exist.
With so many high-quality restaurants in the area, it's easy to stick with what works. But, every once in a while, you might feel like shaking things up.
Luckily, in addition to classic staples, Toronto also offers some of the weirdest eats out there.
From rainbow poutine with a surprising flavour to the most epic cinnamon bun-stuffed cookies, you'll definitely find something to satisfy even your oddest foodie cravings.
So, all that's left to do is gather the squad, make sure everyone has a solid appetite, and see just how many of these unique and unusual dishes you can consume to satisfy your hunger and your Instagram feed.
Unicorn Poutine @ Enchanted Poutinerie
Cuisine: Poutine, but different
Address: 730 Wilson Ave., North York, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you're not quite over the galaxy colours trend, then this unusual poutine will make all of your space dreams come true. It surprisingly, but the colours are out of this world!
Purple Haze @ Stuff'D Grilled Cheese & Tots
Cuisine: All things cheesy
Address: 707 Dundas St. W. Unit 1A, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Blueberry-infused grilled cheese, the sandwich you didn't know you needed but totally do. Sweet and savoury is almost always a winner and this blueberry masterpiece is just that.
Cookies @ Foxies Bake Shop
Address: Online orders
Why You Need To Go: The incredible stuffed cookies at Foxies are 4oz of deliciousness. With so many options, it's hard to pick just one. But with a whole cinnamon bun inside of a cookie, and then topped with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, this place will totally have you feeling like a kid again.
Rainbow Bagel @ What A Bagel
Address: Various locations, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can load this rainbow bagel up with any toppings you want for the most colourful sammy you've probably ever had. Or, keep it classic with cream cheese and rainbow sprinkles.
Gamsung Corndog @ Chung Chun Rice Dogs
Cuisine: Korean-style corndogs
Address: 11 Byng Ave., North York, ON
Why You Need To Go: If you've never had a Korean-style corn dog then you absolutely need to add Chung Chun Rice Dogs to your food bucket list. The Gamsung Corndog is covered in crispy potatoes and it is to die for.
Dessert Pizza @ Lamanna's Bakery
Cuisine: Pizza, but not as we know it
Address: 6758 Kingston Rd., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: You've seen dessert pizza before, but never like this. These epic slices come topped with all kinds of sweet treats, from mini pumpkin pies to butter tarts, cookies and more. Lammana's even has pizza gelato, if you can believe it.
Stuffed Chicken Wings @ Hanmoto
Cuisine: Japanese-style snacks & drinks
Address: 2 Lakeview Ave., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Okay, everyone loves a good chicken wing, and with so many different sauce options, you can get into some pretty crazy chicken. But what about a chicken wing stuffed with pork dumplings? Yeah, we can't believe it either.
Hold The Cluck Up @ Cluck Clucks Chicken & Waffles
Cuisine: Chicken and waffles
Address: 222 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can't go wrong with chicken and waffles, and these epic chicken waffle cones really hit the spot. Be prepared to get a little messy with these tasty treats.
Big Bang Cone @ Bang Bang Icecream & Bakery
Cuisine: Ice cream & baked goods
Address: 93A Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Speaking of epic cones, the bubble cones at Bang Bang Icecream & Bakery are next level when it comes to ice cream cones. With iconic flavours like Totaro, London fog, matcha, and more, there's something that speaks to everyone.
Beast Mode Burger @ Gladiator Burgers
Address: 6039 Erin Mills Pkwy., Mississauga, ON
Why You Need To Go: Okay, this one is not technically in the city of Toronto, but these insane burgers are totally worth the short trip to Mississauga. The beast mode burger comes topped with spicy buffalo chicken strips, beef patty, onions, cheese, and gooey mac n' cheese.
Soufflé Pancakes @ Fuwa Fuwa
Cuisine: Japanese pancakes
Address: 408 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Nothing says Sunday morning like a fat stack of pancakes. But these soufflé pancakes are truly something else. A fluffy, delectable treat that's perfect for any day of the week.
Pulled Pork Mac N' Cheese @ Bobbie Sue's Mac + Cheese
Cuisine: Mac n' cheese
Address: 162 Ossington Ave. #3, Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love a good mac? The extra cheesy combinations at Bobbie Sue's are a must-try in Toronto. From pulled pork to blue buffalo chicken and everything in between, you're sure to find something that'll hit the sweet spot.