The city's food scene won't be the same without these spots.
Toronto restaurant closures this month include some local favourites.
Some spots are open for a few more days, so you still have a chance to enjoy one last visit.
The recent closures add to a growing list of eateries that have said goodbye this year.
Address: 133 Jefferson Ave., Toronto, ON
About: The taco joint announced on Instagram that it is permanently closed. You can still visit sister restaurants Seven Lives and Maizal for similar dishes.
Address: #104-33 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
About: The iconic Fran's on Front location is permanently closing at the end of the month according to a heartfelt Instagram post. Other locations are still offering takeout.
Address: 2952 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON
About: The venue announced on an Instagram story that the speakeasy-style location is closing as the building is being torn down. However, the bar hinted that plans for a new location are in the works.
Cuisine: Levantine & Eastern Mediterranean
Address: 341 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON
About: The restaurant officially closed on December 7. "In these times we wanted to remain hopeful," Rikkochez said in an Instagram post, "but the uncertainty of what comes next and when it will come, was too much to bear for the future of our restaurant."
The Cold Pressery
Address: 4310 Sherwoodtowne Blvd. Unit 5, Mississauga, ON
About: The vegan cafe will officially be closed on December 20 due to the "challenges" faced this year.
Sam James Coffee Bar
Address: 917 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON
About: The Queen Street location is saying goodbye on December 24 after announcing on Instagram that, "even the best things end eventually."
Cuisine: East-African Indian
Address: 1871 O'Connor Dr., Toronto, ON
About: Known for its samosas, this restaurant has now permanently closed.
Cuisine: Italian, baked goods
Address: 1020 Islington Ave., Toronto, ON
About: The beloved bakery has closed, saying on Instagram that it had, "hoped to weather the storm and see this pandemic through to the end but regrettably we were unable to do so."
*Editor's note: This article has been updated.