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The Best Place to Buy a Turkey in Toronto

The best places to buy a turkey in Toronto can be relied on for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other big family dinner. With many of these places paying close attention to ethical farming practices, a turkey from one of these butchers is an all-round feel-good meal.

Here are the best places to buy a turkey in Toronto.


Cumbrae's on Queen
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Cumbrae's on Queen

Classic white and heritage bronze-breasted turkeys are raised in humane conditions in an open-air barn at a farm right here in Ontario to produce a superior bird for your Thanksgiving table, available at locations of Cumbrae’s across the city.

Sanagan's Meat Locker
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Sanagan's Meat Locker

A Little India location and one in Kensington of this high-end butcher shop not only sells Weber Family heritage turkeys but also a pre-measured brine mix you add to water and can guide you through the process of roasting a turkey.


Healthy Butcher
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Healthy Butcher

This butcher near Avenue and Eglinton sells turkeys raised 100% on pasture in Paisley, Ontario, grain-fed turkeys, and certified organic bronze turkeys in limited quantities.

Vince Gasparros
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Vince Gasparros

Bloorcourt has this family-run shop that sells free range, hormone-free, Mennonite-raised turkeys, though it's best to place an order in advance.


Friendly Butcher
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Friendly Butcher

This Avenue and Lawrence butcher shop is entirely focused on local products, most from within 100 miles of Toronto, selling free range Ontario turkey.


Fresh from the Farm
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Fresh from the Farm

East York has this source for free range pasture-raised Weber turkey and Paul Martin turkey in sizes that range from a jumbo 35 pounds to an extra-small 10. They also sell turkey by the piece and the stuffing and cranberry sauce to go along with it.

Butcher's Son
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Butcher's Son

Locally sourced turkeys from this butcher shop near Yonge & Eglinton are available raw, raw and stuffed, or stuffed, cooked and ready to go.


Butcher by Nature
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Butcher by Nature

This Junction butcher has been around forever and sells cage-, hormone- and antiobiotic-free turkeys raised outdoors in Ontario. Quantities are limited here so place orders early.

Meat on the Beach
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Meat on the Beach

This is the place to go in the Beaches to get an antibiotic-free, free range, responsibly and naturally produced turkey.

Lead photo by

Jason Pham at Sanagan's in Little India

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