The cuisine may feel a bit coarse, the restaurants may look mostly underwhelming, and the overall presentation may be unimpressive, but for my money it's hard to beat Hakka when your stomach starts whining for delicious and satisfying comfort food.
Here are the best Hakka restaurants in Toronto.
Here are the best meatball sandwiches in Toronto.
See also: The best veal sandwich in Toronto.
Here is the best meatloaf in Toronto.
Sometimes cocktails and other alcoholic drinks get added to the menu as night falls, while other locations stay true to their coffee shop roots and just keep pumping that caffeine until they close. And if those late coffees keep you up all night, I take no responsibility.
Here are the best late night cafes in Toronto.
Now the bakeries of Toronto, each in the own way, and usually with their heart linked back to one region of Italy (North, South, Sicilian, etc.), provide examples of the rich baking traditions of the mother country. They're serving the strong Italian communities of Toronto, bringing them back with a slice from home, while spreading the good taste to everyone.
Here are the best Italian bakeries in Toronto.
The best Italian restaurants in Toronto
The best Cannoli in Toronto
The best Portuguese bakeries in Toronto
Photo of Lamanna's by Libby Roach.
Here is the best falafel in Toronto.
The top 25 falafel in Toronto by neighbourhood
The Best Late Night Falafel and Shawarma in Toronto
The Best Shawarma in Toronto