If there’s one thing that can make a cold wintery day better – it’s some warm delicious food!

Hot pot is a meal/dining experience where you cook your food with a simmering pot of soup stock and a variety of Chinese meats and ingredients all at the table! Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a fun way to spend time with friends.

Here are 7 restaurants serving up the best hot pot in Toronto.

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Liuyishou Hotpot

Liuyishou is one of the most popular joints in the city for hot pot. This downtown restaurant is known for its Special House Soup base, but there are a handful to choose from including mushroom and white pepper chicken with pork tripe.

Where: 254 Spadina Ave

Chine Legendary Hot Pot & BBQ

Another restaurant serving up this mouth-watering meal is Chine Legendary Hot Pot & BBQ. The broth list is long, ranging from black chicken to spicy fish broth! Enjoy mix-ins like AAA Angus beef, crab, squid and chicken breast.

Where: 327 Spadina Ave


Haidilao is a hot pot restaurant in Toronto but has locations all over the world including Singapore and Korea! Book your reservation and get ready to indulge. According to their menu, their signature base is the tomato soup base which they claim is a must-have when attending.

Where: 237 Yonge St

Happy Lamb Hot Pot

Whether you’re downtown or east of the city in Scarborough, you can enjoy hot pot from Happy Lamb. This restaurant has two locations and while you’re there don’t forget to add their New Zealand Lamb to your list of mix-ins, it’s in the name after all!

Where: 2543 Warden Ave & 421 Dundas Street W

Ye Skewers Hot Pot

Bring your appetite if you’re heading to Ye Skewers – it’s all you can eat! Mix-ins are served on skewers, perfect for dipping into the hot broth. All-you-can-eat starts at $30.99 per adult.

 Where: 3260 Midland Ave

Hot Pot 9


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Hot Pot 9 not only serves some of the best hot pot around, but it also has an interior so beautiful you’ll want to snap a pic. The broths and mix-ins seem endless at this North York gem so book your reservation and get ready to enjoy.

Where: 241 Consumers Rd

If you weren’t hungry before, you are now!