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The top 35 healthy takeout restaurants in Toronto by neighbourhood

Healthy takeout restaurants in Toronto cater to those who are always on the run and need fast food, but not the burger and fries variety. Rather than giving in to the wiles of greasy joints, pop by one of these restaurants for some quick clean eats instead.

Here are my picks for the top healthy takeout options in Toronto by neighbourhood.

Annex

Mugi is a low-key takeout spot specializing in vegan Thai. Located just steps from Bathurst station, this spot serves up hearty bowls of curries, noodles, and rice, with nearly everything made from scratch. 

Cabbagetown

Pho noodle soups, fresh rolls and vegan specials is what you'll find on the menu at Vietnamese spot Phosome.

Canary District

Montreal's 100% plant-based food outlet Copper Branch has multiple locations throughout the city including this one on Front. Order from a number of offerings including power bowls, soups and sandwiches. 

Corktown

Impact Kitchen is a restaurant that aims to be an all-in-one source for clean eating at breakfast, lunch and dinner while also dispelling the common belief that healthy food is bland and boring.

Danforth

Mocha Mocha blends Croatian, Japanese and Peruvian culinary influences together on their menu. They serve unique offerings of salads and sandwiches.

Healthy Takeout Toronto

Clean eating at Tractor Foods is a breeze. Photo by Jesse Milns.

Danforth East

If you're craving delicious soups Vegan I Thali is the spot. The restaurant is home to Toronto's Corn Soup King, Kurt Davson, and his epic corn soup.

Eglinton West

Three Sisters Kitchen also dubbed 3SK offers a menu of healthy foods and drinks, all prepared in-house and kosher-certified. Offerings include baked goods, salads and breakfast yogurt and granola.

Entertainment District

Imperfect Eats is a healthy fast food restaurant in Toronto that helps shorten food waste in Canada by cooking with blemished produce. They make a variety of rice bowls and salads perfect for a quick lunch.

Etobicoke

Good Grains has something for everyone. If you're looking for something small opt for the soup or salad but if you're coming with appetite opt for their entrees like the Harvest Stew or Golden Curry. 

Financial District

Vancouver import Tractor Foods is all about serving healthy, customizable breakfasts, lunches and dinners. All meals here are prepared fresh in house geared towards a balanced diet. 

Healthy Takeout Toronto

Can't go wrong with a smoothie bowl from Plant Lyfe. Photo by Fareen Karim.

Junction

Independent grocery store The Sweet Potato has a number of ready-made items go from wraps and sandwiches to some delicious and wholesome mac n’ cheese and meatballs all the way up to whole rotisserie chickens.

Kensington Market

Whether you're looking for organic salads, vegetarian sandwiches, vegan soups or just a really healthy, flavourful and filling lunch, Urban Herbivore has got you covered.

King East

AAamazing Salad goes beyond your classic salad offerings. They also have a menu of wraps, grain bowls and soups as well. 

King West

LOV is a totally vegan restaurant with their first location outside of Montreal here in Toronto on King. LOV stands for Local, Organic and Vegan, principles the restaurant tries to adhere to in every way.

Leslieville

Plant Lyfe in Toronto is where the wellness of your mind and body go hand-in-hand. Doubling as a meditation studio and a plant-based cafe, they offer up smoothies, cold-pressed juices, smoothie bowls, and loaded toasts.

Healthy Takeout Toronto

There's plenty of ready-to-eat meals available at Athlete's Kitchen. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Liberty Village

Athlete's Kitchen started out as meal prep service before debuting a retail location in Toronto. It's now a take-out food counter with a whole slew of ready-to-eat meals on offer.

Mount Pleasant

Yaowarart is Toronto's desintation for vegan Thai. On the menu you'll find dishes like fresh rolls, chicken satay and noodle soups. 

North York

Basil Box is a local chain with a number of Toronto locations including this one at York University. They serve up a healthy menu of customizable eats influenced by Southeast Asia.

Oakwood Village

Come the colder months it's all about soups at Soul Provisions. On the menu you'll find beef barley with greens, cream of mushroom, split pea and much more. 

Ossington

Season Six serves farm-to-table foods with an emphasis on the diverse "six seasons" of our local surroundings. Here you can assemble meals with varying proteins and sides. 

Healthy Takeout Toronto

The toasts at Nutbar are almost too pretty to eat. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Queen West

Kupfert & Kim is a household name in Toronto with multiple locations throughout the city including this one at Richmond and Spadina. The menu features plant-based dishes available at both lunch and dinner.

Riverside

Good Karma is a fast casual restaurant specializing in Indian food made from organic and locally-sourced ingredients. The idea here is quick eats for the health-conscious diner. 

Roncesvalles Village

There’s a number of healthy options in this area but The Simple Kitchen does salads and boxes as well as gluten-free sandwiches. They also have a cheap bone broth that will be your saving grace as you dash around in the city.

Rosedale

Nutbar is a healthy coffee shop in a sleek basement space on Yonge near Summerhill station. Beyond beverages food here is plant-based and designed to fit grab and go standards.

Scarborough

Ital Vital has been providing a healthy alternative to Scarborough for years. Their vegetarian West Indian food and vegan chocolate cheesecake will make your day.

Healthy Takeout Toronto

iQ Food Co. makes healthy eating easy. Photo by Jesse Milns.

South Core

Beyond locations in the Financial District iQ Food Co. can also be found on York Street. Just like their other locations discover a menu of toasts, snacks, soups, bowls and smoothies. 

St. Clair West

This location of Jack and Lil's has no indoor space but you can still get lots of their cafe fare you know and love to-go. Order items like egg bites, toasts and hearty bowls. 

Upper Beaches

The Big Carrot has been Toronto's one-stop destination for ethical and healthy shopping but they also have a number of ready-made meals you can grab to-go as well. 

West Queen West

There’s something about Bolt Fresh Bar's menu that makes you want to eat healthy. Their chocolate smoothies are creamy and nutritious, and they have affordable protein bowls that will satisfy your hunger pangs.

Weston-Mount Dennis

V's Caribbean Restaurant specializes in vegan and vegetarian dishes from the islands such as soups, steamed okra and bammie, and mac pie.

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There's plenty on offer at Suup Health Bar. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Yonge & Bloor

A hole in the wall right next to one of Bloor’s side street entrances, Salad Days makes custom salads with your choice of chicken breasts, smoked salmon, and a wide selection of dressings. They’ve also got a nice selection of ready-made salad you can take to go.

Yonge & College

Walking distance from Ryerson, Suup is a vegan spot under the Aura condo that offers burritos, smoothies and salads with housemade dressings. Naturally, they also have a list of gluten-free soups.

Yonge & Dundas

Sweet Po Vegan Eats can be found next to Ryerson in the World Food Market. They have an array of options available including wrap and bowls. 

Yonge & Eglinton

Fresh has a comprehensive menu of salads, green smoothies and immunity drinks that you can order to go. While things can get busy during luncha and dinner hours, their bowls of basmati rice or soba noodles with a choice of protein are filling and worth the wait.

Yonge & St. Clair

Expect to have a hearty meal at Mary Be Kitchen, with hormone-free proteins and gluten-free sides. Everything you need throughout the day can be found here, from stews to full plates and coffee.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Mary Be. With files from Tanya Mok and Jaclyn Skrobacky.


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