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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Figures, Isaan Der, The Saigon Hustle, Butternut Baking Co.

Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

Open now
  • Figures, a resto-bar with locally commissioned comic book art as decor, has opened in the space that was formerly Coco Lezzone at 137 Avenue Rd. in Yorkville.
  • Isaan Der, a restaurant specializing in northeastern Thai cuisine, is now open at 2961 Dundas St. W. in the Junction.
  • Pizzeria Libretto's takeout joint has taken over what was previously A3 Napoli at 589 College St. in Little Italy.
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Opening soon
  • The Saigon Hustle, "an urban Vietnamese eatery," will be replacing Rose City Kitchen at 406 Queen St. W.
  • Fancy Franks will soon open a fourth location at 484 Parliament St. in Cabbagetown.
  • The Butternut Baking Co., which specializes in all-natural, gluten-free, grain-less and low-carb baked goods, is opening in the Junction on April 15 at 2743 Dundas St. W.
  • Kellys Landing, a bar and grill that will take over shuttered Casey's Bar and Grill at 123 Front St. W., is set to open this spring.
Other news
  • Swan by Rose and Sons has launched a new dinner concept menu that's a play on the Nashville "meat and three," where diners choose one main (from Nashville hot chicken to eggplant parm) and two sides for $17.99. So a Toronto "main and two"?

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

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Pizzeria Libretto


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