burritos district toronto

Did you know that Toronto has a Burrito District?

Toronto has been stuffed with burrito joints for years now. But just as cold-pressed juice bars and avocado toast have become ubiquitous fixtures in urban life, it seems like one part of Toronto has hit peak burrito. Yes, we're talking about the Entertainment District, and more specifically, Adelaide Street West.

It all started with Burrito Boyz, which started slinging out hot pockets of cheesy and meaty goodness to the late-night crowd after its split from Burrito Bandidos. Fastforward to 2015 and Burrito Boyz has vacated its longstanding basement space on Adelaide for a bigger, but still chaotic, storefront a few doors down.

Smoke's Burritorie replaced it, moving right under Smoke's original Poutinerie (DIY poutine burrito, anyone?).

If that wasn't enough to quash your late night or mid-day cravings, Fat Bastard Burrito has popped up just doors down from Rock 'n' Horse Saloon. Fittingly, owner Taha Yasin has crowned this stretch of Adelaide, and the surrounding area, the Burrito District.

Throw in the nearby Mucho Burrito on Queen West, the newly opened Mi Taco, Burro Burrito on Richmond and Z-Teca on King West, and it's hard to argue with this new name.

The Club District is a distant memory. Long live the burrito.

What other food districts exist in Toronto? Let us know in the comments.


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