Toronto's food scene is huge, of course, and sometimes that makes it really hard to decide where to go and what to try next. With the diverse selection of food joints in the city, sometimes we just need a little help to decide where to go and for cheap. These Toronto cheap restaurants and food spots will help guide you if you want to try some good, wholesome food but on the low. Having trouble finding a good place to eat? Chill, we're here for you.
Queen Street Warehouse
Cuisine: Burgers, fries, and so much more!
Address: 232 Queen St. W. & 336 Yonge St.
Why You Need To Go: This is a Toronto staple! Everyone and their moms knows the Warehouse, so they'll probably know that food here is only $5.95 all day, everyday. So you can fill yourself up with some food and drinks for under 10 bucks which ain't too shabby. With two locations, one on Queen and one on Yonge, it's double the fun — but not the price!
Cuisine: Jamaican & Italian fusion
Address: 61 Kensington Ave.
Why You Need To Go: With their fusion of Jamaican and Italian culture, Rasta Pasta is sure to give you a unique experience. Whether it's their grilled jerk chicken panini, Jamaican mi crazy chicken, or Dutch pot oxtail, customers are bound to be blown away by the stunning flavours. The menu ranges from $2 to $15 and you'll be sure to leave with your cravings satisfied.
Seven Lives - Tacos y Mariscos
Address: 69 Kensington Ave.
Why You Need To Go: Tacos, Tacos, Tacos! For about $6, you can indulge in some pretty big portions of tacos which are bound to leave you full. At Seven Lives - Tacos y Mariscos you can get a pretty cheap Mexican meal that'll leave both your stomach and your wallet happy.
Cuisine: Burger joint
Address: 1357A Dundas St. W.
Why You Need To Go: With their really condensed menu, it won't be hard to make your mind up when picking what to eat. For $10 you can get some classic burgers and fries! With extra Burger's late hours, too, you can get great food up until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays for that sweet, sweet drunk munch. They also have a Beyond Meat Burger!
Cuisine: Dim Sum, dumplings!
Address: 280 Spadina Ave.
Why You Need To Go: Six pork dumplings for only $2.99?! What's better than that? You can take your date to Juicy Dumpling, fill up for cheap, and use the savings to extend the date at a bar or three! Pricing differs between the types of dumplings but the majority of the menu is under $10.
Cuisine: Middle Eastern food
Address: 21 Davisville Ave.
Why You Need To Go: With vegan-friendly options, Flaming Stone's shawarma platter options are full and massive and sure to fill that hunger. This Middle Eastern restaurant is a great place to start if you've never experienced the delicious cuisine. If you have, what are you waiting for?!
Address: 552 King St. W.
Why You Need To Go: With their seven different fresh salsas, find out where you rank on the Wilbur Scoville heat scale at Wilbur Mexicana. For under $15 you can get a full meal and drink. They also have Margaritas on tap if that's not enough to convince you to check this place out!
Cuisine: Deep-fried chicken!
Address: 384 Bloor St. W. & 610 College St.
Why You Need To Go: You can get a whole two-piece chicken meal for only $8 for those chicken connoisseurs. The sandwiches themselves cost about $7 to $10 but they are pretty big, definitely worth the price. Located right beside The Royal movie theatre, you can catch an independent film and eat some good chicken right after. A pretty different date night!