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The Best Schnitzel in Toronto

The best schnitzel in Toronto is a celebration of our strong European culture. All things meaty, breaded, oily, fatty and oversized are celebrated in this dish of thinly pounded fried meat served with various accompaniments from simple lemon to anchovies and capers along with all sorts of equally heavy side dishes.

Here’s the best schnitzel in Toronto.


Country Style Hungarian Restaurant
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Country Style Hungarian Restaurant

All manner of belly-busting, but light and crunchy chicken schnitzel can be obtained at this old school Annex joint. Taste the difference between Parisian schnitzel and Weiner schnitzel (it’s breadcrumbs!) or go for a super natur schnitzel sauteed with mushrooms.

Otto's Bierhalle
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Otto's Bierhalle

This Queen and Dovercourt pub has been winning over food and beer fans with their rare taps and metal platters of German food. Their schnitzel is just $7, and in addition to pork and chicken options there’s also halloumi and portobello.


Cafe Polonez
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Cafe Polonez

This is one of the last bastions of European cooking on Roncesvalles, serving lightly breaded pork loin or chicken breast schnitzel. Get it in a sandwich, or topped with fried egg or fried mushrooms and cheese.

Budapest Restaurant
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Budapest Restaurant

Schnitzel sandwiches go for under ten bucks and schnitzel entrees in several styles come with your choice of hearty side including dumplings at this Upper Beaches place.


Europe Bar and Restaurant
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Europe Bar and Restaurant

Humongous schnitzels in a good number of styles and schnitzel sandwiches on kaiser buns reign at this classic schnitzel house near Bathurst and Lawrence.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Country Style Hungarian

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