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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Barcelona Tavern, Maker Pizza, Away Kitchen, Chu Resto

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

Open now
  • Barcelona Tavern, a Mediterranean restaurant that also has a location in Calgary, is now open at 109 Atlantic Ave. in Liberty Village.
  • Away Kitchen + Café, from the team behind vegan restaurant Awai, has opened at 680 College St. (at Beatrice) in Little Italy.
  • After much anticipation, Maker Pizza has finally opened its second location. Find it at 1537 Avenue Rd. (just north of Lawrence).
  • Mr. Tonkatsu has opened a third location, this time at 4895 Yonge St. (a couple blocks north of Sheppard).
  • Chu Resto, a Chinese "hot dry noodle" restaurant has opened locations at 5423 Yonge St. (south of Finch) and at 370 Highway 7 East in Richmond Hill, with another outpost at 639 Yonge St. (at Isabella St.) to come downtown.
  • Kisa Korean BBQ, from the same people behind Daldongnae and Ssam, is now open at 6347 Yonge St. (south of Steeles) in North York.
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Opening soon
  • Bootleg Smokehouse will soon be opening at 64 Spadina Ave. (south of King St. W.)
  • Petty Cash, a west coast snack bar from the owners of Baro, will be replacing SpiritHouse at 487 Adelaide St. W. (just east of Portland St.) after it closes this month.
  • Bar Altura, a "modern Italian" spot from the team behind Kay Pacha, is going to open in the space that was formerly Lo Zingaro at 571 Queen St. W. (at Portland St.)
  • The Mills Tap House + Grill should be opening soon at 9100 Jane St. in Vaughan.
Closed
  • Scandinavian brunch joint Karelia Kitchen is no more in Bloordale.
  • Anne’s Magic Kitchen, known for its handmade Szechuan dan dan noodles, has closed in Chinatown.
  • The Queen West location of pizzeria True True was short lived, lasting less than a year.
  • Another goner: Village Pie on the Danforth.

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

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