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Toronto Restaurant Openings: The Wren, Sagra, Cafe Bar Pasta, Valdez, Cibo Wine Bar, Bero, Early Bird

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.


  • New pub, The Wren opened last week at 1382 Danforth Avenue at Monarch Park. Along with craft beers the new spot does snacks, salads, sandwiches and chimichangas.
  • New in the Junction, Sagra, an Italian food studio from the same owners as The Slow Room is now in a soft opening phase at 240 Annette Street.
  • Cafe Bar Pasta at 1588 Dundas Street West, will open for the Dundas Street Fest this Saturday, June 8th, though there may or may not be booze (permits are pending). The plan is to specialize in espresso, wines on tap and pasta, when they officially opening sometime in mid-June.
  • Valdez, the new Latin, street food inspired restaurant from Steve Gonzalez (Top Chef Canada alum) could be open as early as this weekend at 606 King Street West.


  • Cibo Wine Bar is poised to open a third location at 522 King Street West this June.
  • New restaurant, Bero is poised to open at 889 Queen Street East. Currently home to The Commissary, the same owners are teaming up with Matt Kantor (Secret Pickle Supper Club) to transform the space and menu by early July. (via Post City)
  • Early Bird Espresso and Brew Bar is under construction at 613 Queen Street West.
  • Miracle Cafe & Bar coming to 685 West Queen Street, according to the liquor license application posted in the window.


  • Hogtown Charcuterie confirmed via twitter that they've closed up shop and are on the hunt for bigger digs, for now they'll be regulars at the Junction farmers market on Saturdays. El Gordo food court's Rasta Pasta is taking over address at 61 Kensington Avenue.


  • Casa Bacardi at DEQ Lounge is now open and will be offering branded mojitos and exotic cocktails all summer long from the outdoor lounge at the Ritz Carlton (181 Wellington Street West).

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