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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Ganzi, Superfood Eateries, Marky & Sparky's, Urban Bistro, Valentina

Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview at some of the places coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.


  • Osteria dei Ganzi is now open to the public at 504 Jarvis in the historic Gooderham family mansion. The Italian eatery is openTuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner, offering a Milanese "happy hour" with cocktails and complimentary tapas, as well as, on the weekend for brunch.
  • Superfood Eateries is now open at 268 Adelaide Street West, offering a grab and go selections of organic, handcrafted smoothies, breakfast bowls, lunch time tacos and salads.
  • Marky & Sparky's Smokehouse will open tomorrow (Friday, May 10th) at 520 Annette Street offering pulled pork, wings, ribs and brisket for dine in and take away.
  • Chocolate Brunette Pastry Company is slated to open this Saturday, May 11th at 182 Avenue Road. The dessert boutique will offer gourmet cookies, cupcakes and confections just in time for Mother's Day.
  • Urban Bistro is now open at 21 St. Clair Avenue West in the former space of a combined Lettieri and Hero Burger outlet. Taking up permenant residence in the 60-seat food court are breakfast and noodle stalls along with TUM alum, Hot Bunzz offering cross culturally inspired Chinese-style buns and bao.
  • Valentina, a new Latin American eatery has has taken over the site of Kensington Market's The Bellevue at 61A Bellevue Avenue.


  • There's soon to be a new boutique hotel in town with the impending launch of the The Beverley Hotel at 335 Queen West. Heading it up is Chef Eric Wood (Hawthorne Food & Drink) and while he's trying to keep mum on the details, he's confirmed he'll be opening the new restaurant and lounge.
  • The newest Burger Priest outpost at Queen and Spadina is nearing completion and aiming for a June 1st opening .
  • Steve Gonzalez (Origin, Top Chef Canada) is slated to open Valdez at 606 King Street West, formerly the site of Cheval nightclub. The Latin American street food inspired restaurant hopes to open by the end of May.


  • Windows are papered over at The Indian Kitchen at 394 Bloor Street West.


  • Leslieville's recently opened Skin+Bones restaurant has announced that it's on the hunt for a new chef after the sudden departure of chef Matthew Sullivan.

Have you seen restaurants opening or closing in your neighbourhood? Email tips to liora@blogto.com

Photo from Ganzi Toronto's Facebook page

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