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The Best Snack Bars in Toronto

The best snack bars in Toronto are the secret handshake of the slightly hungry, cocktail inbibing crowd. Often slightly hidden, those who eat at these places know that a lot of small snacks can be far more satisfying than one big main course.

Here are the best snack bars in Toronto.


416 Snack Bar
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416 Snack Bar

Hungry people partying in the Queen and Bathurst area line up to get a bite at this dim hangout. Their eggplant double down is legendary and the hand rolls are another standout.

Bar Raval
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Bar Raval

This Spanish tapas joint in Little Italy is so popular that when it fills up its mostly standing room only. A menu of small plates and conservas, along with killer cocktails, is perfect for snacking the day away.


Cold Tea
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Cold Tea

This secretive nighttime spot in Kensington Market boasts a menu by Leemo Han of delicious ceviche and fried chicken sandwiches.

People's Eatery
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People's Eatery

Beautifully presented plates of fusion snacks are the order of the day here, often with an Asian feel. The same chef actually had a hand in this Chinatown place and 416.


Oddseoul
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Oddseoul

Late night sushi snack specials start at 11 p.m. at this Ossington bar if you’re ever craving something small late at night. Also, gyoza!


The Ossington Stop
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The Ossington Stop

Snacks are of an Eastern European ilk at this snack bar near Dundas and Ossington.

Bar Fancy
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Bar Fancy

Small plates meet fried chicken at this West Queen West bar. You’re equally as likely to snack on oysters or beef carpaccio as a paper plate of chicken here.


Pray Tell
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Pray Tell

This Little Italy cafe and bar specializing in small insta-worthy plates like tacos or dan dan wontons accompanied by flirty cocktails.

Pinkerton's Snack Bar
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Pinkerton's Snack Bar

There's an Asian fusion spin on snacks like Kung Pao cauliflower and tartare at this Leslieville bar where rock music is typically pumping through the speakers.

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