It's time to bid farewell to some of these eateries around the city.

Toronto's restaurant closures this month include both chains and local spots.

Many venues cited the current pandemic or disputes with their landlord as reasons for the closure.

The recent shutdowns add to a growing list of eateries around the city that have had to say goodbye this year.

While Toronto has lost many beloved dining spots, it has also gained some new places to try out this season.

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Barcelona Tavern

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Mediterranean 

Address: Corner of Hanna Ave. & Snooker St., Toronto, ON

About: The Liberty Village restaurant has announced that it will be closing down for good.

Buster's Kitchen x Bar

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Seafood

Address: 3747 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Etobicoke, ON

About: Known for its fish and chips, this restaurant is permanently closing after November 27, 2020.

Cold Tea Kensington Market

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Bar

Address: 60 Kensington Ave., Toronto, ON

About: The popular, speakeasy-style bar closed its Kensington location permanently due to problems securing a new lease.

The Boat

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Bar

Address: 158 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON

About: Known for its dance parties and live music, The Boat announced on Instagram that it is saying goodbye.

River Tai

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Chinese

Address: 92 Harbord St., Toronto, ON

About: The local restaurant has sadly closed for good. 

The Pickle Barrel

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: International

Address: 312 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

About: In a heartfelt message, The Pickle Barrel's Atrium location announced that its doors are closed for good.


Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Local, Canadian

Address: 995 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

About: Sad news for all the cat lovers out there. The outrageously orange Garfield-themed restaurant closed its Toronto storefront this month but hinted that you might find them at another location in the future. Select food and merchandise are still available online.


Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Farm-to-table, Californian

Address: 299 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, ON

About: The TIFF hot spot announced that it is permanently closed after over six years of operation.

Höm Cafe

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: European

Address: 95 Cumberland St., Toronto, ON

About: The European-inspired cafe known for its brunch is no longer in operation after closing its doors earlier this month.

Swiss Chalet

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Canadian

Address: 362 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

About: Toronto has one less Swiss Chalet after this spot closed for good. Swiss Chalet informed Narcity that the change was due to upcoming plans of how the restaurant will operate in downtown Toronto. Another location is currently covering the delivery area of the closed venue.


Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Caribbean 

Address: 181 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON

About: The eatery announced in an Instagram post that the Kensington Market location has officially closed following ongoing disputes with a neighbour and the landlord. The restaurant made it clear that "this is not good bye", and that you can expect to see more from the business in the future.

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