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The Best New Cheap Eats in Toronto for 2017

The best new cheap eats in Toronto are, as the Barenaked Ladies would say, like LeAnn Rimes: all about value. While Chinese chicken isn’t necessarily on this list, there are a whole lot of other great Italian, vegan, pizza, Taiwanese, Greek, Japanese and Korean eats that feel worth much more than they’re listed for on the menu.

Here are the best new cheap eats restaurants in Toronto that opened in 2017. 


Sugo
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Sugo

This Bloordale powerhouse is turning out quality Italian for a reasonable price like nobody’s business. Plates of gnocchi and spaghetti, saucy Italian sammies, and caprese salads with house mozzarella go for far less than their upscale counterparts, simply yet beautifully presented.

Planta Burger
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Planta Burger

Divine vegan eating is no longer solely the realm of this Financial District's big sister, Planta. Now herbivores can get gourmet plant-based burgers for around ten bucks, along with caesar salads and buffalo cauliflower for under $10.


General Assembly Pizza
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General Assembly Pizza

Personal-size pies at this cashless Entertainment District restaurant are designed around convenience and flavour and usually don’t top out over $15. Scrumptious salads and tap cocktails and wine are rarely over $10.

Randy's Roti
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Randy's Roti

Doubles are 2 for $5 at this permanent physical Bloor and Yonge location of what before was only a food truck.


Wilson's Haus of Lechon
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Wilson's Haus of Lechon

Pick up a whole lechon chicken for ten bucks from this hidden gem in North York and feed an entire family on the cheap. Chopped pork lechon is sold by the pound here, and pork skewer or chicken leg combos are just $6.50.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Sugo


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