7 Toronto Restaurants That Braved Opening During The Lockdown This Month

Meet the latest additions to the city's food scene.
Toronto Senior Staff Writer
7 Toronto Restaurants That Braved Opening During The Lockdown This Month

There's no better way to start 2021 than by indulging in some delicious food.

These new Toronto restaurants are worth ordering from, and you can enjoy a wide variety of dishes and treats. 

While indoor and outdoor dining is currently on hold, you can still try these recently opened spots by getting takeout or delivery.

Sip colourful, Insta-worthy drinks, bite into cheesy pizza, or treat yourself to a cheesecake-stuffed cookie.

Next time you're feeling hungry, check out these places which have added even more deliciousness to the city's food scene.

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Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Address: 96 Ossington Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The latest venue by the Gusto 54 restaurant group, Azhar will be fully open this month. Currently, the Marketplace is open, and you can grab all sorts of delicious fire-baked breads, homemade dips, and more.

A1 Subs

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Cuisine: Subs

Address: 1265 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Created by the people behind Extra Burger, A1 Subs opened at the beginning of January. You can enjoy a variety of submarine sandwiches at this spot.

Detroit Pizzeria

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Cuisine: Pizza

Address: 1093 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Indulge in Detroit-style pies at this new spot, which specializes in square pizzas made by hand.

Matt's Smokehouse

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Cuisine: Southern BBQ

Address: 1640 Dupont St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Junction just got more delicious with this new restaurant addition. You can enjoy all sorts of sandwiches and other BBQ dishes from this spot, which is currently open for pre-orders.

Namwan Thai Cafe

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Cuisine: Thai

Address: 713 Gerrard St. E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This popular festival vendor has now opened a colourful cafe, and you can get vibrant drinks and Insta-worthy dishes from this spot.

Knead It Baked

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Cuisine: Baked goods

Address: Midland and Progress, Scarborough, ON

Why You Need To Go: This newly launched bakery is already so popular that January pre-orders have sold out. You don't want to miss out on the cheesecake-filled cookies.

The Haven

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Cuisine: Low-carb, gluten-free

Address: 2256 Queen Street E., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new cafe makes being healthy delicious by offering all sorts of low-carb, gluten-free treats and meals.

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