The Best Late Night Chinese Food in Toronto
The best late night Chinese food in Toronto slakes cravings, hunger, boredom — even insomnia — with one simple meal. From dim sum to hot pot, these meals touch on all the food groups, and demand that you slurp, smack, gulp and chew your way to satisfaction.
Here is the best late night Chinese food in Toronto.
This restaurant may have relocated two blocks north of its original location on Spadina, but it still dominates the all-day dim sum domain. Until midnight during the week, and 3 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, find a wealth of steamed and pan-fried dumplings, seafood specialties, rice and noodle dishes to quell your hunger.
There's no shortage of satisfying offerings at this bustling spot near Dundas and Spadina, where food is offered until 1:00 a.m., Sunday to Thursday, and 2:00 a.m., on Fridays and Saturdays. You'll want to populate your table with house specials — barbecue, seafood and noodles — along with Cantonese and Szechuan specialties.
Like a beacon to hungry hordes, this restaurant's luminous red sign lights up Spadina Avenue until 2:00 a.m., Sunday to Thursday, and 4:00 a.m., the rest of the week. Its ever-so-slightly abbreviated "late night" menu includes all the essentials, from restorative noodle soups to gratifying General Tso chicken.
Whether you're winding up or winding down, this Spadina spot has enough menu items to see you and your crew through. Expect plastic tablecloths, a packed room and rushed service as you dig into shrimp with lobster sauce, cod with black bean sauce and seafood trio in X. O. sauce, until 4:00 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:00 a.m. otherwise.
When hot pot is the answer to nighttime ramblings, this restaurant near Yonge and Dundas serves up all the comfort you crave, until 3:00 a.m., every day. Start with one of several soup bases — from Sichuan spicy to laksa — then choose add-ons from a list that includes everything from beef brisket and boneless basa to spicy chicken knee cartilage, tripe, prawns, meatballs, tofu, and veggies.
Hector Vasquez at House of Gourmet
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