restaurants toronto

The top 10 new restaurant openings in Toronto for December

Restaurants that opened in Toronto this December were all about unexpected luxury. A Palm Springs lounge hidden up a set of stairs, a speakeasy champagne room under a steakhouse, a popular sausage spot in a subway station: prepare to be surprised by these new spots.

Here are my picks for the top restaurant openings in Toronto for December.

Marbl

Drake collab with Susur Lee Frings on King West has been replaced by this steakhouse with a club in the basement, where you can get champagne from a vending machine. 

Casa La Palma

The space above La Palma on Dundas West is now home to this secretive lounge inspired by retro sunken living rooms. 

Wvrst

The popular spot for sausage, fries and beer now has this new location in Union station. 

Zakkushi

This newest Queen West location of this izakaya spot is now serving all the yakitori. 

Donna’s

The space at Lansdowne and Emerson that used to house Hello Darling has traded brunch and high chairs for elegant small plates and wine from Momofuku alum. 

Bar Buca Eglinton

The Buca empire continues to expand with this newest location at Yonge and Eglinton doing truffle-laden burrata and Lardo-topped pizza.

Byblos

There’s a new Yonge and Eglinton location of this popular upscale Mediterranean place.

Goa Kitchen

Restaurateur Hemant Bhagwani is responsible for this creative new Indian concept in North York.

Neruda

Romain Avril (Lavelle, Goldie) is now cooking up steaks at this new restaurant on Lakeshore East inspired by poet Pablo Neruda. 

Woodlawn Public House

This brand new pub just opened up steps from Summerhill station. 

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Marbl


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Once popular Toronto pizza joint has now closed all of their locations

Toronto restaurant forced to close temporarily after selling out of chicken

Chinese restaurants in Toronto continue to struggle to fill tables

Toronto startup is now providing reusable straws at cafes around the city

There's a massive all-you-can-eat night market in Toronto this spring

You can now get Kraft Dinner poutine in Toronto

Clinton's Tavern abruptly shuts down after 83 years in Toronto

One of Asia's most famous hot pot chains with dancing noodle staff is coming to Toronto