churros toronto

The Best Churros in Toronto

The best churros in Toronto remind us that all you need is hot fried dough and a sprinkle of sugar to make something delicious. There are different variations served across Latin America, Spain, Portugal, and the Philippines. In Toronto you can find these crispy donuts piped into sticks, cones, and filled with sweet sauces. 

These are the best churros in Toronto.


Pancho's Bakery Kensington
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Pancho's Bakery Kensington

This Mexican bakery by Dufferin Station and in Kensington Market has been the city’s foremost churro purveyor for over a decade. Aside from their standard offering of filled churros, Pancho and team have recently upped the ante with decadent churro cones topped with ice cream and candy.

Choco Churros on Yonge
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Choco Churros on Yonge

Head to the World Food Market for traditional Mexican churros, in bowl form or as mini bites. Owner Claudia Rodriguez opened her first churro cart in Queens, New York back in the 1980s. After moving to Toronto she opened a new iteration in 2018 and has been baking churros since.


The Empanada Company
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The Empanada Company

Polish off an order of braised beef short rib empanadas and head straight for the churros. This Etobicoke bakery focuses on Chilean turnovers but also has a the sweet option of 6 churros for $6.25, served with dulce de leche dip.

El Habanero & Churrobar
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El Habanero & Churrobar

The sheer number of ways to eat churros at this Cuban restaurant on Steeles will leave you sugar comatosed. Their churro sundaes are dazzling, with options like Oreo fudge. El Habby also makes churro sandwiches, churro parfait, and churro stacks ranging from 8 pieces to 20. 


Churro Zone
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Churro Zone

Downsview Park Merchants Market, the weekend extravaganza on Carl Hall Rd., has one of the most underrated food courts in the city. Among its tenants is this Mexican dessert stall that drizzles and fills its churros, shapes them into bowls or turns them into ice cream sandwiches.


Cinco Mexican Restaurant
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Cinco Mexican Restaurant

Roncesvalles’ Mexican spot for rotisserie chicken makes signature stubby churros filled with either caramel or chocolate. Piped treats are then rolled in cinnamon sugar, served with their homemade berry sauce and drizzled with Nutella.

Maiz
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Maiz

Head to the Junction or Yonge and Lawrence for either locations of this Latin American restaurant, where crunchy, airy churros are the only dessert on the menu . One order gets your three sticks with sugar, cinnamon, and dulce de leche dip on the side.


Amigo's Latin Flavour
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Amigo's Latin Flavour

It's all about Mexican street food at Alfonso Donoso's restaurant on Wilson Avenue, so naturally there are made-to-order churros on the menu. There are seven homemade fillings here including chocolate and coconut.

MarJo Bakery
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MarJo Bakery

Among the selection of Latin American treats being made at this family business on Victoria Park Ave. are churros. Here they come in their simplest form: piped straight, fried hot, and coated with sugar.

Photos by

Jesse Milns


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