8 Toronto Restaurants That Are Closing Their Doors & Saying Goodbye After So Many Years

Some of the city's beloved restaurants recently announced that they are closing their doors, and dining just won't be the same without them.

While a few spots have closed for good, others plan to open new locations in the future.

Wise Bagel

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Bagels

Address: 1007 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

About: After nearly eight years, this cozy spot serving traditional Jewish bagels closed for good on September 25. New owners will be taking over the space in November.

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Vanta Coffee Club & Eatery

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Cafe

Address: 2101 Brimley Rd. #111, Scarborough, ON

About: The cafe, which started its own gelato concept during the pandemic, closed on September 29 after five years. Don't worry, another location is in the works.

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Daddyo's Pasta & Salads

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Pasta

Address: 673 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ON

About: This pasta spot, which is been in the community for 15 years, posted a heartfelt goodbye on Instagram announcing that it has closed due to staffing issues.

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The Simple Kitchen

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Health food

Address: 73 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON

About: The venue revealed on Instagram that the Roncesvalles location sadly closed on October 9 due to a rent increase. You can still visit the Oakville shop, and another location plans to open soon at the First Canadian Place.

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ROSY Kitchen

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Pub fare

Address: 2620 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: In an Instagram post, the comfort food spot announced that it is closing its location. However, it hinted that it could pop up again in the future.

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Kekou Gelato

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Gelato

Address: 394 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

About: The Queen Street location of this gelato shop closed on October 10, but you can still enjoy the treats from the Yonge Street venue during the spring and summer months.

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Hanabusa Café

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Japanese pancakes

Address: 77 Kensington Ave., Toronto, ON

About: This sweet little spot in Kensington Market was known for its fluffy Japanese souffle pancakes, but sadly, the venue announced on Instagram that it has closed.

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Wong's Ice Cream

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Ice cream

Address: 617 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON

About: This iconic ice cream spot specializing in Asian flavours announced on Instagram that it will be closing for good on Christmas Eve.

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