5 new Korean restaurants in Toronto you need to try at least once

5 new Korean restaurants in Toronto you need to try at least once

New Korean restaurants in Toronto serve K-cuisine ranging from traditional dishes to modern fusion dishes.

Korean culture is certainly having a moment in Toronto, and nowhere is that more evident than in the city's food scene. From self-service ramen bars to chic eateries serving traditional Korean dishes, there's no shortage of Korean dishes to try in the city.

Here are my picks for the new Korean restaurants in Toronto that you should try at least once.


This latest addition to the Queen West food scene serves an extensive Korean fusion menu that includes nine different types of tteok bokki in a peaceful and tranquil setting that offers respite to anyone who stumbles in off the street.

Ehwa Uptown

Blending old and new Korean flavors and techniques, the downtown North York sister of Ehwa J Bar is a glamorous, colorful hangout whose interiors display as much attention to detail as its menu items, such as traditional Spicy Pork Hansang and Pork Belly Chili. Cream pasta.

Diner Seoul

French cuisine meets Korean cuisine in a wonderful fusion of flavors in this cozy Corso Italia gem. Expect stunning combinations like Grilled Asparagus with Yuzu Ranch or a Kimchi Aoili Caesar.

The Self Ramen Bar

The Korean self-service ramen trend has taken on a new wave in Toronto with this new Chinatown restaurant. Choose between different flavors of wok ramen, soup noodles or tteok bokki and add toppings according to your wishes. The best part is that you are in complete control.

Woojoo Bunsik

Affordable Korean street food is the name of the game at this annex snack bar. Share a bowl of cheesy butter garlic fries, spicy mayo salmon or chicken bokki stew with your friends or keep it all to yourself amid the peaceful, cozy atmosphere.