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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Weldon Park, Humble Beginnings, The Round Venue, Ole Ole, The Real Jerk

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


  • Weldon Park is now open at 569 College Street offering tuck shop goodies upfront and sandwiches and booze in the back.
  • Humble Beginnings opened last week at 3109 Dundas West in The Junction and is now offering handmade, hyper-local fare for breakfast through to dinner.
  • XOLA, a new casual and contemporary Mexican eatery is now open at 2222A Queen Street East for brunch, lunch and dinner.
  • Fresh Burger, a new fast casual burger shop opened this week at 9206 Leslie Street in Richmond Hill.
  • The Round Venue opens this Friday, September 6th at 152 Augusta Avenue. Though the full menu has yet to be revealed, options like cold salad rolls, short ribs and seared ahi tuna seem to veer towards an Asian focus.


  • Ole Ole, a new Spanish and Mexican tapas bar is slated to open next week at 169 King Street East, the site of recently shuttered Kultura Restaurant.
  • The Real Jerk is set to finally reopen in a new home at 842 Gerrard Street East near Carlaw.
  • All The Best Fine Foods will open a compact second retail location this October at 483 Church Street. The gourmet food emporium takes over the 700ft site, formerly home to About Cheese.


  • Momo's Middle Eastern Restaurant at 196 Robert Street quietly closed for good on August 20th.
  • Earth Bloor West is slated to close its doors at 2448 Bloor Street West at the end of September. The last service is scheduled for September 29th. (via Toronto Life)
  • Best Grill, the middle eastern eatery on Steeles near Dufferin is reportedly deadpool. (Via Chowhound)
  • Classic French restaurant, Didier at Yonge and St. Clair bid it's final adieu last week. (via Toronto Life)

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