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The top 10 lunch restaurants in Markham

Markham has no shortage of office buildings and with that comes a healthy supply of amazing lunch spots to service the working masses. With restaurants crossing countless cuisines, there's no reason to be bored with your lunch in Markham.

Here are my picks for the top lunch spots in Markham.

Ding Tai Fung
Ding Tai Fung is a Markham staple that should be given landmark status. Delicious handmade soup dumplings, Shanghai noodles and other Shanghainese classics make for the perfect lunch, particularly on a cold day

The best shawarma in Markham has people lining up at Pitalicious. Their homemade garlic sauce is seriously life changing (be sure to ask for extra) and their daily specials consisting of authentic Middle Eastern dishes provide great value at around $7-$10.

Nonna's Original Italian sandwiches and Ristorante
Italian sandwiches the size of your head, fresh wood fired pizza, and homemade lasagne are mainstays at Nonna's. Lauded by many as the best Italian eats in Markham, this is a must for your next Italian meal.

Sogong-Dong Tofu House
Sogong-Dong dishes up a mean bowl of soon tofu. Bowls of silky tofu with your choice of accompaniments and purple rice provide a nice portion for lunch. Lunch sets including Kallbi (beef short ribs) or Bulgogi to go with your tofu soup are also available.

Shiso Tree CafĂŠ
Located in J-Town, Shiso Tree is putting a Japanese twist on Italian fare. With Unagi and Okonomiyaki pasta, and french fries topped with Japanese ingredients this place is truly an original. Lunch specials start at $8, making this an ideal spot for lunch on a budget.

Osaka Sushi
Sushi lunch specials are something that I rely on, and at Osaka they provide options galore. Lunch specials range from $8-$14 and include udon, sushi/maki combos and bento boxes. Sushi here is always fresh and will not leave you disappointed.

Little Bangkok
This little gem on Markham's Main St. serves up a vast selection of lunch specials. Thai favourites are available for lunch for $7.99-$8.99. All dishes are accompanied by rice, soup, and a spring roll. Quality and value make this a must for the lunch crowd.

Cucina Locale
This cozy Italian joint serves real deal Italian sandwiches, pasta's, and gourmet pizzas. The sandwiches provide the best value at $8-10 each but the fresh pizzas should not be overlooked.

Pho Pad Thai
Whether you're after a hot bowl of pho or a spicy Thai curry, Pho Pad Thai will have something for you. With lightning fast service and budget-friendly pricing, it's hard to go wrong here.

Michael Angelo's Marketplace
Michael Angelo's Marketplace is newly renovated and better than ever. The lunch options here are bountiful with an extensive hot table rotating daily with everything from Italian to Chinese cuisine. The extensive salad bar provides a healthy alternative for lunch.

Is your favourite lunch spot not on the list? Add your pick for the best lunch spot in Markham in the comments.

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