Best Caribbean grocery stores and markets in Toronto

Caribbean products can be hard to come by up here in the frozen north, but lucky for us in Toronto, we have a few spots to get all those tropical specialties. From ackee to sugar cane, these Caribbean grocery stores and markets in Toronto  have it all!

Caribbean Corner

171 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 1L9

Located on a small stretch of road in Kensington Market, Caribbean Corner is always bustling with people. From scotch bonnet peppers to giant green sugar cane stalks, every Caribbean food you think of can be found in this small shop. Its open seven days a week.

Nicey's Food Mart

50 Morecambe Gate, Scarborough, ON M1W 2N6

One of the most well-known West Indian supermarkets in the GTA, Nicey’s Food Mart is a family run store with a great selection of Caribbean delicacies. The shop also has a take-out counter where flocks of people come to get their favourite Caribbean dish. You can get catering and special occasion cakes, too.

Charloo's West Indian Foods Inc

1646 Victoria Park Ave, North York, ON M1R 1P7

Charloo’s West Indian Food has quite the following in the Caribbean community. You’ll find all sorts of Caribbean specialties and fruit and vegetables that are hard to come by in Canada. This grocery store has been open for over 25 years!

Charleys West Indian Foods

1154 Morningside Ave, Scarborough, ON M1B 3A4

For great customer service, quality produce and hard-to-find Caribbean products look no further than Charley’s West Indian Food. The selection is expansive and always in stock! Charley’s is known for its annual donations to the local church and for fundraising efforts in the community.

Starfish Caribbean Ltd

1746 Weston Rd, York, ON M9N 1V6

Located at Weston and Lawrence, Starfish Caribbean Ltd. offers a mix of Caribbean and Latin American products. Always great quality, the produce is imported ensuring customers are getting the real thing! The shop is open seven days a week.

Blue Sky Supermarket

1611 Wilson Ave, North York, ON M3I 1A5

When Blue Sky Supermarket first opened in 1999, it focused on providing the neighbourhood with Asian-inspired ingredients and produce, but as the storefronts started expanding, so did the offerings. You’ll find products that call the West Indies home in the produce aisle, with items like fresh lychee, durian fruit and Jamaican Julie mango.

Golden Patty

187 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON M5T 1M1

Golden Patty, located in Kensington Market, is half market, half take-out counter. While the Jamaican patties are probably some of the best in the city, it alsos has a considerable pantry selection. You can grab the patties wholesale and some freshly baked bread while you’re there!

Island Food Market

3432 Weston Rd, North York, ON M9M 2W1

North York’s Caribbean Island Food Market offers a taste of the homeland! Offering produce from the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa and India, this market always pays close attention to quality and price.

Torontonians can feed those sugar cravings at one of the bright and colourful candy stores across the city. From UK imports to retro candies, you can find tasty treats sure satisfy any sweet tooth. Here are the top eight candy shops in Toronto.[Photo credit:]
Toronto is home to many chocolate shops that offer unique takes on truffles, chocolate bars and more! From vodka infused chocolate to artisanal hot chocolate, there are so many ways to indulge your craving for chocolate. Here are some of the best chocolate shops in Toronto. [Photo of Delight Chocolate’s ginger ganache-filled chocolates]
From dry-aged steak to freshly made sausages, many butchers in Toronto are committed to locally sourced products. The variety you’ll find at these butcher shops are endless and can include lasagna, fresh sandwiches, deli meats and even a prix-fixe menu! Here are the best butcher shops in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]
Close menu