The Best Shepherd's Pie in Toronto
The best shepherd's pie in Toronto deserves to be paired with an old English stout and served in a friendly neighbourhood pub. Purists will vow that the dish must be made with lamb, though there's some hearty examples made with beef on this list that'll certainly still hit the spot.
Here is the best Shepherd's Pie in Toronto.
The Cabbagetown local is a cozy place to settle in for a hearty shepherd’s pie ($18) featuring stout-braised lamb shoulder with carrots, parsnips and rutabaga encrusted with garlic mashed potatoes and finished with root vegetable crisps. More »
The ultra comforting shepherd's pie ($15) at this Yonge Street pub is a scallion-studded, mashed potato-topped casserole comprising seasoned lamb and vegetables in a deep gravy. More »
The English pub on College astutely notes on its menu that shepherds don't shepherd cows, which is exactly why their pie ($15) is made with lamb and not beef. The dish is as traditional as can be, featuring ground lamb and vegetables beneath a fluffy mashed potato crust. More »
Shepherd’s Pie ($15) at this King East beer hall features vegetables and lamb cooked with coffee porter and topped with a garlicky red potato mash. Welsh cheddar gives the dish a cheesy browned crust while caramelized onions are a welcome flourish. More »
A pint and a pie are the perfect way to warm up at this famous Irish pub. The shepherd's pie ($17) starts with ground beef simmered with vegetables and is topped with creamed potatoes and accompanied by green salad. More »
This Leslieville local is home to a range of traditional pub fare and the Shepherd's pie ($14.95) is a staple. Made with certified Angus beef in a rich gravy with carrots, peas and corn, it's crowned with a generous application of mashed potatoes and served with a salad on the side. More »
Individual-sized Shepherd's pie ($14) are served with mixed greens or fries at this public house in Scarborough. The dish is baked to order and features beef tossed with carrots, celery, onions and sweet corn then topped with a thick layer of mashed potatoes and popped in the oven until the topping crisps and browns. More »
Shepherd's pie ($11.95) is a beloved dish listed among a lineup of classic comfort foods at this pub across from the AGO. The dish here features ground beef with carrots and corn, finished with mashed potato topping and gravy. More »