The top 23 nachos in Toronto by neighbourhood
Nachos are an all-time favourite when it comes to pub grub in Toronto. No matter if you like 'em with the classic combination of tortilla chips, cheese and salsa, or relish in the occasional creative spin, there's a platter of nachos to satisfy every taste in this city.
Here are my picks for the top nachos in Toronto by neighbourhood.
Castro's Lounge on Queen East cooks up oven-baked nachos loaded with a special cheese blend, black beans, jalapenos, sour cream, salsa and guacamole. They even offer the option to sub in Daiya cheese.
Bryden's claims to serve “The Best Damn Nachos." Here, the plate is piled high with tri-coloured chips then loaded to the max with diced tomatoes, jalapenos, melted mozza and cheddar. Guac', salsa, and sour cream are included on the side.
Satisfy your nacho cravings at Tallboys with the TB Nachos, a mass of corn tortilla chips covered with cheese, salsa, roasted red peppers, and avocado crema.
At Hair Of The Dog, the nachos are constructed with house-made corn and flour tortilla chips piled with chopped tomatoes, scallions, jalapenos, olives, mozzarella and cheddar cheese, plus fresh salsa and sour cream on the side.
Found under the pub grub section of the menu at Earlscourt BBQ, these smoky nachos are topped with cheese, salsa, sour cream and your choice of pork, chicken or brisket.
Morgans on the Danforth manages to make deliciously-addictive nachos. Here the nachos start with a pile of hand-cut tortillas to which Monterey Jack is applied along with smoked veggie chili, sweet peppers, jalapenos, salsa and sour cream.
The Dock Ellis skips the standard tortilla chips and instead uses crispy wontons for its nachos. They're layered with sausage, black beans, smoked mornay, pico de gallo, pickled jalapenos and sour cream.
The Nacho Libre Platter at Rally Sports Bar & Smokehouse starts with crispy corn tortillas before layering a blend of cheeses, beef chili, onions, jalapenos and olives. Pulled pork and guac' are extra, but sour cream and salsa are supplied on the side for dipping.
Real Sports Bar naturally excels at pub staples, and the nachos are no exception. Here, they're blanketed in a three-cheese blend, loaded with jalapenos and pico de gallo, and drizzled with sour cream.
The Goodman Pub & Kitchen takes nachos to the next level by loading them with cheese, jalapenos, bell peppers, green onions, black olives, black beans, sour cream, pico de gallo and smashed avocado. If that's not enough, you can add grilled chicken, wild boar chilli, or pulled pork.
The chorizo nachos at Playa Cabana Cantina start with a base of fresh tortilla chips, to which they add a mix of pork and queso oaxaca.
Scotland Yard does nachos a few different ways. You can get tortillas smothered in monterey jack and cheddar cheese, jalapenos, diced tomato and scallions and optional pulled pork, guacamole and chicken. Meanwhile, the Nachomari is a souped-up version with crispy calamari.
Not only does Roxy on King boast pool tables and ping-pong but they also serve up pub grub. On the menu, you'll find their signatures nachos topped with mozzarella and cheddar, green onions, jalapenos, banana peppers and tomatoes. Sour cream is served on the side.
Tacos El Asador is a Latin-American institution in this neighbourhood. A great start to a meal here is the nachos, a colourful combo of melted cheese, refried beans, cotija cheese, sour cream, onion, tomato and avocado over house-made tortilla chips.
Sneaky Dee's is famous for its Kings Crown, an oversized portion of corn tortillas covered with melted cheese, salsa roja, frijoles, ground beef, fresh veggies, jalapenos and dollops of guacamole and sour cream.
The Fifth Pubhouse on Richmond are doing their nachos platter with chorizo, black beans, ancho crema, tomatillo, jalapeños and guacamole.
The one-layer baker's tray nachos at Prohibition are a must-try. The dish starts with hand-cut corn tortillas smothered in a five cheese blend, house-smoked maple bourbon BBQ pulled pork, coriander and pickled chillies.
Cardinal Rule builds its nachos on a base of corn chips and tops them with black beans, corn, a four-cheese blend and a choice of brisket, smoked chicken or a tofu-salsa.
The Mucho Nachos at Working Dog Saloon feature crisp nacho chips loaded with diced tomatoes, green onions, peppers and smothered in melted cheese. They also do a version with beef chilli.
The list of botana at Tenoch includes the nachos con camaron featuring a medley of shrimp, tomato, onion, cilantro, cream and cheese over a base of corn tortillas.
The Dirty Nachos at Bar Fancy are doused with cheese sauce and sour cream, then topped with pickled onions, jalapeno rings, and shredded lettuce. Guacamole comes on the side.
Lou Dawg's does some pretty killer nachos smothered with cheese curds and a black bean and corn salad. Have them with the house-smoked brisket, pulled chicken, pulled pork or veggie chili, all served with jalapenos, salsa and sour cream.
Hemingway’s has been serving hungry patrons giant platters of nachos for decades. Chips are smothered with cheese, tomatoes, green onion, black olives, green peppers and jalapeño peppers. On the side you'll find guacamole, salsa, and sour cream.
Jesse Milns at Hemingways. With files from Jaclyn Skrobacky and Liora Ipsum.
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