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The Best Greek Restaurants in Toronto

The best Greek restaurants in Toronto are where to go for a taste of the Mediterranean in the midst of our somewhat harsher climes. Flaming saganaki cheese, kebabs, gyros and spreads of dips, flatbreads and olives are ready to transport at these places.

Here are the best Greek restaurants in Toronto.


Mamakas
1

Mamakas

Ossington boasts this gem where the decor matches the relaxed but sophisticated style of cuisine. Apps like cured swordfish are served along with tea-brined chicken, grilled octopus and whole fish.

Messini
2

Messini

Late-night gyro lovers always hit up this spot on the Danforth when cravings strike for reasonably priced classics.


Mezes
3

Mezes

A true family atmosphere is what you’ll find at this Danforth restaurant that does arrays of house dips, juicy souvlaki and saganaki, and has a patio out front for summers.

Volos
4

Volos

Breezy white archways and outstanding service at this Financial District restaurant make this one of the fancier Greek spots, serving upscale dishes like sesame-crusted feta, pistachio-crusted lamb and stuffed Cornish hen.


Fat Lamb Kouzina
5

Fat Lamb Kouzina

Takeout is taken up a notch at this fast casual restaurant near Yonge and Bloor, where the food is somehow anything but, with a menu of roasted meats and phyllo pies.


Square Boy
6

Square Boy

The dirt cheap but fiercely beloved versions of souvlaki and gyros can’t be beat from this Danforth institution, especially long after other restaurants have closed their doors for the night.

Santorini
7

Santorini

Thornhill has this go-to source for gyros, souvlaki, and other hearty Greek grilled meat dishes.


Soula's
8

Soula's

This multi-level restaurant has a classic old school feel to it, completed by beefy entrees and saganaki theatrically set aflame tableside, located on the Danforth.

Anestis Taverna
9

Anestis Taverna

This Danforth restaurant has a laid-back vibe but doesn't hold back on the food, with fry-topped gyros and deep-fried phyllo-wrapped feta on the menu.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Anestis

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