Turkish Restaurants Toronto

The Best Turkish Restaurants and Cafes in Toronto

The best Turkish restaurants and cafes in Toronto deal in delicacies popularized throughout the Ottoman Empire. These are establishments where you'll find rich coffee served with traditional baked goods like simit, borek and sari burma, as well as crave-worthy street foods like pide and doner.

Here are the best Turkish restaurants and cafes in Toronto.



Anatolia
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Anatolia

Turkish cuisine and culture are at the forefront of this Etobicoke restaurant where the first Friday of every month features live music, belly dancers, and fortune tellers. On the menu you’ll find an array of hot and cold appetizers and traditional dishes like Sigare Boregi and Beyti. Don't forget to try the baklava.

Byblos
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Byblos

This restaurant on Duncan draws inspiration from a mosaic of Eastern Mediterranean regions, Ottoman cuisines among them. On the menu you’ll find an array of mezze, manti dumplings and salmon kibbeh nayeh garnished with Turkish paste, mint and a dollop of labneh.


Istanbul Cafe
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Istanbul Cafe

This Yonge and Eglinton area establishment operates as a cafe by day and cocktail bar at night. House-made Turkish pastries and savoury dishes are on the menu and include lemony semolina pastries, Sari Burma as well as stuffed grape leaves dusted with sumac, spinach borek and lentil soup.


Simit & Chai
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Simit & Chai

This charming bakery and cafe on King West deals in loose leaf teas, strong coffee, Turkish-style street bagels, and mini sandwiches. Settle in here for a game of backgammon and nosh on bagel sandwiches slathered with cream cheese and olive paste or tea sandwiches stacked with pastrami and fava bean paste.


Pizza Pide
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Pizza Pide

Find this gourmet Turkish-style pizza joint on Gerrard Street East slinging 20 varieties of traditional thin crusted pies. Favourite topping combinations include delicacies like roasted lamb, pastrami and mozzarella cheese, or spinach and feta.

Mustafa
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Mustafa

The menu at this Wilson Heights restaurant offers platters loaded with chicken or beef kebap and rice as well as a full range of pide topped with spiced minced beef or sauasage and cheese.



Mr. Pide
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Mr. Pide

This Turkish pizzeria on The Danforth is home to traditional pies like Yumurtali Acık topped with ground beef and sunny eggs, and the boat-shaped Ispanakli Kiymali loaded with spinach and ground beef.

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