Toronto’s ever-growing restaurant scene has some new additions. These newly-opened and upcoming spots need to be on your foodie bucket list this spring, both for their atmosphere and their delicious cuisine. From quick and tasty Jamaican patties with a twist to intimate Japanese culinary experiences, these new restaurants in Toronto are sure to satisfy every one of your cravings.

Here are some of the newest restaurants to check out around the city.



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Salad lovers, unite. Montreal’s popular gourmet salad bar has arrived in Toronto. From the Habibi, to the Fave, Mandy’s salad menu is the answer to everyone who likes eating greens, and even those who dislike eating it. Their signature salads range from $11 to $17, and of course, you can always create your own.

Besides their creations, their spaces are known to be very photogenic and colourful. You’ll definitely want to sit in here for your lunches… and dinners.

Where: 52 Ossington Avenue



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An exciting new spot for tapas and tequila is turning up the heat in The Annex this spring. Toronto’s Mezcalero is gearing up for an eventful opening season, complete with a sprawling raised patio, supper club-style events, and delicious dining.

Mezcalero will be serving up a variety of traditional Spanish tapas infused with Mexican street food influence. Mezcal will be the main feature of the bar, as well as various tequilas and cocktails designed to pair perfectly with the tapas.

Where: 509 Bloor St W
When: Spring 2022

Pizza Maru


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If pizza and chicken hold a special place in your heart, this one’s for you. Pizza Maru, a Korean chain that specializes in chicken and pizza made with green tea dough, has finally arrived in Canada with its first location in North York. Pizza Maru serves many mouthwatering varieties of classic, Chicago, and long edge pies, as well as Korean fusion pasta, Korean fusion rice, and Tteokbokki simmered rice cakes.

Where: 6048 Yonge St

Something in The Water Brewery

Liberty Village will soon be home to a new brewery, as Toronto’s Something in the Water plans to open its Euro-style spot this spring. Think of a pedestrian walkway with a sunny patio, colourful interiors, and a couple of swings at the bar, all of which are parts of the plan for Something in the Water’s brewery.

And as for intimacy, there will be seating for about 40 people inside, and they’re looking to curate artisanal snacks from all over Ontario, as well as within Liberty Village itself. Expect sours, and more curious creations, once the brewery is up and running. And get ready to hit Liberty Village as part of your future brewery crawls if you’re a beer fan.

Where: 151 East Liberty Street
When: May 2022

Crumbs Patties

A new spot for gourmet Jamaican patties has opened in Kensington Market. Formerly a pop-up, Crumbs Patties now has a permanent flagship location for its mouthwatering stuffed patties. From beef and curry chicken to pizza pouches, these crunchy creations are sure to satisfy.

Where: 160 Baldwin St, Unit 7B

Sushi Sama

This Montreal-based sushi chain has opened its first location in the GTA. Located in North York, Sushi Sama is serving up nigiri, maki, assorted plates, poke bowls, and more. One look at the menu is enough to make you drool!

Where: 1763 Avenue Rd

Jumi Gozen Bar


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Take your taste buds on a modern Japanese culinary experience at this new spot on Forest Manor Rd.  Choose between a variety of set menus of chef-selected nigiri, sashimi, hosomaki, and other dishes like torched monkfish, roast duck, sous vide Wagyu beef, and steamed lotus root. You’ll also get to enjoy an intimate counter experience when the restaurant opens for dine-in.

Where: 56 Forest Manor Rd

Kettleman’s Bagel

Finally, at long last, Torontonians can sink their teeth into some of the finest Montreal-style bagels out there at the new Kettleman’s Bagel location downtown. Like all of its other locations, Kettlemans will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

The shop serves up “award-winning, world-famous bagels,” as well as deli sandwiches, spreads, salads, and “baked treats that you won’t find anywhere else,” according to the website.

Where: 33 Niagara St