Latin American restaurants Toronto

The Best Latin American Restaurants in Toronto

The best Latin American restaurants in Toronto are a reminder of just how many delicious flavours come from one especially soulful part of the world. Empanadas, ceviche, pupasas and of course the almighty taco: all this and more makes up one of the world’s most varied and colourful cuisines.

Here are the best Latin American restaurants in Toronto.


La Cubana (Gerrard)
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La Cubana (Gerrard)

Toronto has its source for Cuban food in multiple locations of this restaurant, including ones on Ossington, Roncesvalles and Leslieville. Accompany guava BBQ short rib with tostones, conch fritters and iconic Cuban Hemingway cocktails.

Mira
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Mira

Latin American gets an upscale twist at this semi-hidden King West restaurant with multiple takes on ceviche and insta-worthy desserts.


Baro
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Baro

This multi-level King West restaurant embraces old school Latin American dishes while giving them new twists, like ceviche, chaufa and empanadas.

Tacos El Asador
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Tacos El Asador

Tacos and pupusas are definitive at this spot located, of all places, in Koreatown. Dine in on red and yellow al pastor tacos or take them to go with inflated plastic bags of onion and jalapeño.


Lena
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Lena

Pork belly, baby squid and fresh cheese are made the South American way at this restaurant next to Saks in the Financial District, with Italian and Spanish influences creeping in.


Branca
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Branca

Traditional al asador cooking is done outside on the tree-canopied patio here, filling the Dundas West neighbourhood with the aroma of the meat-heavy Latin cooking this place is known for.

Kay Pacha
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Kay Pacha

Peruvian gets the star treatment at this St. Clair West restaurant with skewers, ceviche and a list of pisco cocktails.


Ama Always
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Ama Always

Epically huge choripan sandwiches, Argentinian steak dinners and personalized cocktails make for romantic feasts at this sexy West Queen West restaurant.

Completo
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Completo

This Leslieville fast food joint elbows its way into the ranks of restaurants sporting glitzier design and more elegant presentation with loaded tacos, fries and sandwiches influenced by the streets of Chile.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at La Cubana

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