10 new restaurants that opened in Toronto last month

10 new restaurants that opened in Toronto last month

New restaurant openings in Toronto have given us new spaces serving African, Asian, Italian, Filipino and Japanese food. Celebrate the last month of the year by discovering something new in one of these locations.

Here are new restaurants that opened in Toronto last month.

Afrobeat cuisine

Parkdale just welcomed this new neighborhood African restaurant where you can enjoy wings, goat pepper soup and beef stew.

Bitter melon

Sharing plates and cocktails is inspired by Asian culture at this sleek new Chinatown restaurant.

Hermie’s diner

Riverside just got this new breakfast food and Filipino food shop that already has a location in Orillia.

Forest Hill Farmhouse

Build your own salad or bowl at this new and airy casual eatery in the Yonge and Eglinton area. Expect salads with names like Spadina Spring Roll and Casa Loma.

Tamblyn Tavern

Refined French cuisine is now served in a homely setting at this Danforth East restaurant. You will find different types of mussels on the menu.

Old Avenue

This restaurant celebrates the cuisine of the South Caucasus and the Middle East. It also serves brunch near Avenue and Lawrence.

Kappo Sato

Experience Kappo-style cuisine at this new Mount Pleasant restaurant. Kappo is a traditional Japanese-style cooking method that is all about cutting, cooking, seasonality and the quality of the ingredients.

Piano Piano Colborne

Fans of Toronto’s Italian cuisine are probably already familiar with this restaurant, but they should check out their newest location on Colborne Street.


This contemporary bistro in Harbord Village offers creative interpretations of French cuisine paired with terroir-driven wines and balanced cocktails.

No chicken

This famous Korean fried chicken chain has just opened a location in North York where you can find their popular sandwiches and combos.

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Fareen Karim at Bitter Melon