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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Lucca Ristorante, Samaka, Aiolio, The Rawlioness, Nutbar

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.

Open now
  • Yonge Bistro is now licensed and serving donburi, udon and skewers at 5533 Yonge Street.
  • La Prep now has a Mississauga location at at 3 Concorde Gate.
  • Well and Better now has another Toronto location at 2649 Yonge.
  • Lucca Ristorante is now open where Provo Food Bar used to be, across from the AGO.
  • Chaveta Coffee has opened its doors at 994 Bathurst Street.
  • Herby Eatery and Drinkery has been serving Persian food at 397 Danforth Avenue.
  • Mr. John’s Real Kerala Kitchen has been serving up South Indian food for a little while now on Ellesmere Road in Scarborough.
  • Choose your own fresh seafood for dishes at Samaka Mediterranean Seafood located at 5120 Dixie Road in Mississauga.
  • Massimo Pizza and Pasta, formerly located downtown Toronto, has reopened at 1018 Eglinton Avenue East in Mississauga.
  • Aiolio soft opens today as a reinvented Aiolio Trattoria after a period of renovations at 2496 Kingston Road.
  • Tru Bubble Tea has opened at 25 Carlton.
  • Sweet Shady Shack is now doing bubble tea and soft serve at 220 Eglinton Avenue East.
  • The Rawlioness is now serving plant-based, gluten-free fuel for the body in the Junction.
  • Patties Express now has a PATH location.
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Opening soon
  • Daango Cake Lab will be opening Daango Cafe in November.
  • Nutbar is opening their Leslieville location at 899 Queen Street East on Saturday.
  • From the people behind Ardo, Dova at 229 Carlton Street promises to "bring the flavours of Sicily & the Mediterranean to Cabbagetown."
  • Somun Superstar is baking up wholesale wood-fired Bosnian somun bread, with a storefront to come on Kingston Road near Victoria Park.
  • Aviv says their new “immigrant kitchen” concept should be open at 779 St. Clair West by later this month.
  • There are rumblings of Bar Volo reopening at 587 Yonge.
Closed
  • Cava officially closed their Yonge location at the end of last month.
Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Nutbar


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