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The Best Hummus in Toronto

The best hummus in Toronto might just be the ultimate dip, chickpeas blended with other ingredients and sometimes given extravagant toppings or additions. Usually eaten with pita but also often used as a spread, it’s a staple that stars on Middle Eastern menus across the city. 

Here’s the best hummus in Toronto.


Parallel
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Parallel

Hummus made with tahini produced in house (and in full view of diners) is topped with white truffle oil and slow-braised lamb and beef ragu at this licensed cafe and brunch spot on Geary.

Fat Pasha
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Fat Pasha

Get hummus served with an egg, grilled chicken, falafel or sometimes even brisket at this Annex Middle Eastern restaurant that’s part of the Anthony Rose empire.


Aish Tanoor
3

Aish Tanoor

This kosher Middle Eastern restaurant near Eglinton West station serves over half a dozen types of hummus, topped with everything from fava bean to mushroom to shawarma.

The Hummussiah
4

The Hummussiah

This place near Yonge and Dundas specializes in hummus bowls, which feature falafel, chicken schnitzel, fried eggplant or mushrooms and onions.


Cafe Landwer
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Cafe Landwer

Locations of this restaurant known for their brunch in the Financial District and Richmond Hill serve what they call “fancy hummus bowls” with stone-oven-baked focaccia and pickles.


Shook
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Shook

This King West restaurant bakes their own pita to serve with their hummus, just one of many shareable dips on the menu here.

Dr. Laffa
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Dr. Laffa

This take out joint near Bathurst and Lawrence does eight signature hummus plates, including ones topped with spiced beef and pine nuts, shawarma, fried eggplant, mushrooms or foul.


Plancha
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Plancha

There’s a full-on hummus bar at the Food District location of this restaurant at Square One, but you can find their homemade hummus at their Financial District spot too.

Sababa
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Sababa

Hummus is topped with teheena, roasted red pepper, or Kalamata olives at this Middle Eastern joint near Bathurst and Steeles.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Parallel, @planchato, @fatpasha@cafelandwer@foodtoronto

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