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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Doomie's, River Social, Lolliloot, Watson's, J&J Bar-B-Que, Bar Reyna

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.

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  • Doomie's opens for dinner today, Thursday April 28 at 1263 Queen St. W. The Hollywood-based restaurant is know for vegan comfort food, including meatless Big Macs, mac and cheese bites and pulled pork tacos.
  • River Social, an unmarked spot for cheap breakfasts is now open at 121 River Street.
  • Asada Mexican Grill has opened its second location. Find the fast casual eatery at 1991 Yonge St., north of Davisville.
  • Lolliloot, a colourful new candy shop and loot bag store, celebrates its grand opening at 1378 Bathurst St., just south of St. Clair, on April 30.

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OPENING SOON

  • Watson's, a new neighbourhood bar is coming to 388 Richmond St. W.
  • J&J Bar-B-Que, a new spot for Central Texas-style BBQ is taking over the former home of Thomas Lavers Cannery and Deli at 193 Baldwin St. in Kensington Market.
  • Pinot's Palette, a paint studio and wine bar with multiple locations in the United States is opening its first Toronto outpost at 2866 Dundas St. W.
  • 2nd Nature Bakery and Cafe is in the works at 1597 Dupont St. and slated to open in a couple months.
  • A Turkish doner shop, Istanbul Shawarma, is opening soon at 430 College St. where El Rancho used to be.
  • Aroma Espresso Bar is rapidly expanding with new locations going in at 5 St. Joseph St., 1 Rainsford Road, and 385 Bloor St. E. All three locations should be operational by the end of May.
  • Mediterranean snack bar and cocktail lounge Bar Reyna is opening in May at 158 Cumberland St.

Have you seen restaurants opening or closing in your neighbourhood? Email tips to liora@blogto.com

Photo by Jesse Milns.


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