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Food and restaurants in Little Italy, Old Toronto

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Spanish-influenced, creative plates & craft beers in a cozy space with an old-world vibe.”
  • 129 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“You’ll hear the bustling crowds of this slick Spanish-inspired bar before you see them. Bar Raval’s covered patio is often filled with patrons standing elbow-to-elbow while sipping on sophisticated cocktails, leaving a hand free to pick at pintxos, tapas and canned seafood conservas (foods preserved in cans and jars).”
  • 125 locals recommend
Diner
“Lakeview is open 24 hours. It serves delicious breakfast but an array of other lunch and dinner foods as well. I've always enjoyed it whenever I've gone :)”
  • 99 locals recommend
Bar
“Famous nacho place!!! They have enormous portions of food and they also have DJ or live bands at the top floor. ”
  • 81 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Neighbourhood favourite brunch spot - look out for the specials menu on the chalkboard, and keep in mind they're only open until 2:30pm!”
  • 65 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Former mobile street-food spot now in a fixed space, offering a small menu of creative tacos & art.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Neighbourhood breakfast staple. Get there early to avoid the line and remember it’s cash only! ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Family-run fixture with a bustling patio, serving breakfast, basic Italian fare & drinks until late”
  • 37 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Family favourite Friend favourite All around good time for board-game enthusiasts, new players, and people who just want to hang out with some fresh food! ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great place to grab a coffee to go on your way to Kensington Market or the downtown core.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“A few around the city to check out, but the Harbord location is the original. Great coffee! Cash only.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local Brazilian Bakery - Highly recommend their fresh bread, tosta mista sandwiches and Americanos! :) One of my favourite places to grab a quick bite during lunch hour”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Local coffee shop w excellent pastries and sandwiches. Note there is no wifi at this place, better suited for some chit chat or a good book. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“SUCH good coffee in this hood. Tampered Press on Dundas is quiet and the owners are lovely. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Quaint cocktail bar with great wine & beer. Minimal snacks but lots of charm. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“This restaurant offers yummy brunch options that are all on waffles. Please be aware that this place is cash only.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Bakeries

New American Restaurant
“Fresh breads, pizza, and vegetarian menu too. Cute patio on a side street. Excellent food and service. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local Brazilian Bakery - Highly recommend their fresh bread, tosta mista sandwiches and Americanos! :) One of my favourite places to grab a quick bite during lunch hour”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Wonderful fresh Pastries , affordable. Very popular local fare. Great Grilled Cheese and soup!!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“Buy a cookie with Drake's face on it. Also, make sure you try their ruffles square.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“This place is old school Italian and has been around for decades. It is a great spot to have an espresso, tiramisu, cannolli or grab a loaf of bread.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“If you like donuts, it can't get better than this. The coffee is better than Tim Hortons and they're open 7 days a week. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend