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100 essential restaurants in Toronto you need to try at least once

The best restaurants in Toronto can be places on your bucket list, ones that have contributed to the city's identity, or familiar spaces that you've been to a million times where some of the fondest memories have been made. These places are all about good food, good times and the essential flavours of the city.

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