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The Best Filipino Restaurants in Toronto

The best Filipino restaurants in Toronto are becoming more diverse. From fried chicken joints and brunch destinations that command seriously long queues, to indie food stalls and contemporary eateries, there's a slew of new establishments ready to please your palate.

Here are the best Filipino Restaurants in Toronto.



Lamesa Filipino Kitchen
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Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

Modern Filipino fare is what this Queen West restaurant does best. The dinner menu boasts a la carte options but it's the Kamayan feast that's a real treat. Have adobo fried chicken, pork rib inasal, lechon kawali lettuce wraps, garlic fried rice and so much more laid atop banana leaves on the table.

Casa Manila
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Casa Manila

This York Mills Road restaurant takes pride in doling out both quality and quantity. Kamayan feasts are on offer here too, but then there's also a broad menu with comfort food like kare kare (peanut-oxtail stew), chicken adobo on a bun, crispy pork belly and more.


Platito
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Platito

Fried chicken with ube waffles, sizzling skillets of pork sisig and juicy morsels of chicken inasal are all on the menu at this Baldwin Village eatery. The two storey spot also boasts a prime patio where calamansi cocktails and San Miguel beers are perfect accompaniments to your meal.


Tito Ron's
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Tito Ron's

Kensington Market's El Gordo food court is home to a strange and wonderful fusion of Filipino and Caribbean flavours. Order lumpia stuffed with jerk chicken, tocino on tennis rolls and chicken adobo lovingly bundled in roti.


Lola's Kusina
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Lola's Kusina

Authentic Filipino home cooking and baking is the specialty at this Rexdale take out spot. Expect to find savoury dishes like crispy lechon kawali, pansit bihon and chicken inasal fries on the menu, along with sweet finishes like ube crinkles and spring rolls stuffed with banana and jackfruit.

Max's Restaurant
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Max's Restaurant

Originating in the Phillipines, Max's Toronto outpost is a taste of home for expats craving fried chicken with chop suey or steamed rice. Aside from chicken, find an array of meaty alternatives including beef caldereta, bicol express and crispy pata.



Sampaguita Village
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Sampaguita Village

This family restaurant on Wilson Road dishes out generous portions of Filipino comfort food. The usual suspects are all on the menu, from noodle dishes like pancit Sampaguita studded with bihon, canton, kawali, chicken, and shrimp to stir frys like sinigang and crispy pata (pork hocks).

Market 707
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Market 707

Operating out of an upcycled shipping container in Market 707, this pint-sized eatery serves up big bold flavours from its compact kitchen. Menu favourites include the arroz caldo, a Filipino congee with clicken, tofu, boiled eggs, garlic fried bits and pork cracklings. There's tapsilog, lechon kawali, sisig fries and halo halo.


Pinoy Waffles
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Pinoy Waffles

This Pacific Mall vendor slings out sweet and savoury waffles on a stick. Find savoury versions embedded with hot dogs or ham and cheese along with sweet desserts featuring the golden batter oozing with custard, caramel or ube.

The Best Filipino Restaurants in Toronto


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