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The Best Spanish Restaurants in Toronto

The best Spanish restaurants in Toronto will transport you to sunny coasts, dim tapas bars and fabulous vineyards. Representing the best of what one of the worlds best food countries has to offer, you'll find pintxos and entrees from croquetas to paella at these places. 

Here are the best Spanish restaurants in Toronto. 


Bar Isabel
1

Bar Isabel

This Little Italy restaurant has fiercely guarded its claim to being the best Spanish spot in the city, serving elegant cocktails, sobrasada, meats, cheeses and octopus in a sophisticated, moody environment.

Bar Raval
2

Bar Raval

On College near Euclid, this all-day tapas, coffee and cocktail bar does Spanish small plates, baked goods and conservas excellently in a wood-ensconced space reminisce of Gaudi.


Patria
3

Patria

Sangria and pintxos like croquetas and pan con tomate plus paella and brunch reign supreme at this King West restaurant.

La Paella
4

La Paella

Leslieville is home to this restaurant named for its specialty: massive skillets of paella in multiple varieties. They also have stunning tapas, a tantalizing wine list and ham cut right off the leg.


Madrina
5

Madrina

When in the Distillery District, hit up this upscale restaurant with a patio for deconstructed takes on Spanish classics like patatas bravas.


Carmen
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Carmen

If you’re on West Queen West, don’t miss this restaurant serving tapas just like you’d find in Spain such as olives, manchego and pan con tomate.

Barsa Taberna
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Barsa Taberna

This Market Street gem that does brunch is known for their paella, sangria, and steak with chimichurri.


Labora
8

Labora

King West is where you’ll find this showstopper with a raw bar doing brunch, conservas, cocktails and tapas like calamari sandwiches and cured ribeye.

LaVinia Restaurant
9

LaVinia Restaurant

Outstanding seafood paella is what this low-key Lake Shore restaurant is known for.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Bar Raval, @lisalanese

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