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The Best Guacamole in Toronto

The best guacamole in Toronto is a deceivingly simple dish. While soft, ripe avocado and a squirt of lime juice is essential, everything else is not - great guac needs little else, though the addition of cilantro, onions, and tomato are often welcome.

Here is the best guacamole in Toronto.



Tenoch
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Tenoch

Begin a Mexican feast with the guacamole and chips ($12) at this restaurant on St. Clair. Each order consists of a creamy mash of avocados blended with fresh cilantro and studded with chunks of tomato and onion.

Grand Electric
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Grand Electric

The taqueria in Parkdale serves up still-warm, freshly fried tortilla chips encircling a bowl of lime-laced avocado crowned with fresh picked cilantro and a sprinkle of crunchy grated radish.


Wilbur Mexicana
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Wilbur Mexicana

For $5 chips and guacamole are a no brainer at this casual taqueria on King West. Each order features a pile of fresh tortilla chips served with a chunky mash of avocados with lime juice and red onions. The complimentary salsa bar can provide extra oomph as desired.


Mad Mexican
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Mad Mexican

Chunky guacamole ($9) topped with chopped onions and coriander, and served with artisan-made nacho chips and arbol chili oil are a specialty at this taco house in Baby Point. This stuff is so good, they even offer a retail line that can be bought for take-home at specialty grocers across the GTA.


La Carnita (John St.)
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La Carnita (John St.)

Three locations of this Mexican street food purveyor deal in ancho chili-dusted tortilla chips with dips including the killer house guacamole. Order the guac on its own ($6.50), or have it teamed up with friends like corn salsa and smokes queso with spicy beans for $13).

King's Tacos
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King's Tacos

Before you tuck in to a lineup of tacos, open with an order of guacamole at this St. Clair joint. The recipe here sticks to the classic with avocado loaded with tomato, onions and coriander, and then paired with crispy tortilla chips.



Xola
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Xola

The Mexican restaurant in The Beaches is home to a great traditional guacamole ($10.50), plus fully loaded varieties including a blue cheese and walnut guacamole ($11), a smoked salmon guacamole ($11), and another studded with cactus, pineapple and arbol peppers ($11).

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