The Best Latin American Restaurants in Toronto
The best Latin American restaurants in Toronto represent the culinary traditions from across Central and South America. Find churrasco, ceviche, pupusas and arepas at these spots in addition to bar menus that read like a summertime hit-list; sangria, mojito, cerveza? Sí, por favor!
Here is the list of the best Latin American restaurants in Toronto.
These casual cafeteria-style restaurants on Ossington and on Roncy don't offer identical menus but you can find medianoche, pressed sandwiches, and traditional plates packed with roasted pork, rice and beans at both locations. More »
This taqueria near Christie Pits reps Central America with a lineup of authentic El Salvadorian favourites. Patrons swoon over the pupusas, tacos and tamales while big appetites can take comfort in steaming bowls of birria (goat soup) and hearty all-day breakfasts. More »
Nestled into a residential stretch of Dovercourt, Julie's is a cozy tapas joint where tropical cocktails and small plates are the main event. Come hungry for papa rellena, fried plantains and quesadilla con queso. More »
This upmarket Argentinean BBQ joint in Brockton Village concentrates its efforts on meaty offerings from the parrilla. Start with beef empanadas or morcilla (blood sausage) before moving on to fire-roasted beef short ribs or a grilled skirt steak doused in chimichurri. More »
The Brazilian snack bar in Parkdale is a chic spot for cocktails and coxinha in the evening. It's also a welcoming destination for acai-granola bowls and rabanada (Brazilian French toast) at brunch. More »
Ceviche, lomo saltado and chicharron calamari are all on the menu at this authentic Peruvian restaurant on St. Clair West. Papa a la Huancaina is another house favourite. This Andean dish features boiled potatoes smothered in a velvety cheese sauce. More »
Sandwiches on cornbread are one of the specialties at this eatery in Kensington Market. You can load this Venezuelan and Columbian staple with items such as steak, black beans, fried plantains and melted queso fresco along with sides of crispy fried cassava and tequeno, cheese pastries, with salsa rosada. More »
Venezuelan-style sandwiches are the marquee dish at this kitchen on Queen West. Find grilled cornmeal bread oozing with cheese or packed with beans, roasted pork or seafood. Aside from the sandwiches, you can munch on fried cassava and plantains, empanadas and tres leche cake for dessert. More »
This take-out shop in Leslieville got its start slinging out Chilean-style steak sandwiches. The menu has since expanded to include a selection of churrasco, including thinly sliced steak, pork or chorizo on a bun or in a box topped with sunny side up eggs and salsa. More »
Creole and Spanish influences work their way into the Nicaraguan dishes at this Bloorcourt restaurant. You'll find crispy plantain chips with fried cheese, gallo pinto, rice and beans with plantain, avocado, tortillas, Spanish cheese and cabbage slaw on the menu here. More »
The Colombian kitchen on St. Clair offers a menu that's rich in grilled meat and seafood dishes. This is the place to go for bandeja paisa, a mighty and meaty breakfast-like platter packed with fried eggs, grilled beef, chorizo, bacon, beans and fried plantains. More »