Best meat pies in Toronto

The savoury meat pie scene in Toronto is like taking a trip around the world. From England to New Zealand to Zimbabwe, you can find a global influence on the meat pie selection in the city. No matter which one you choose, you can count on freshly baked pies any day of the week. Here are the best savoury meat pies in Toronto.[Photo credit: iStock]

The Pie Commission

1
887 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1V9

Handmade and super flaky, The Pie Commission specializes in savoury pies. Choose from the braised beef rib, chicken cheddar bacon mash, pulled pork or the veg-licious. You can also grab one of the popular sausage rolls, made with house-made sausage, fresh roasted rosemary, shallots, pie crumbs and spices.

Kanga Foods Incorportated

2
65 Duncan St, Toronto, ON M5V 2C5

Kanga opened up shop in Toronto a few years ago, and have since opened multiple locations across the city. The pie shop serves up traditional Aussie meat pies that are handmade every day. Try Mum’s Chicken Pie, a chicken pot pie with a splash of Australian Pinot Grigio, or the Traditional Aussie with minced beef in a rich beef gravy.

North Shore Pie Co.

3
43A Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 1C7

Formerly known as Wiseys, North Shore Pie Co. offers family pies, handheld pies, mini pies and sausage rolls. All the savoury pies are baked fresh everyday, and made with traditional ingredients found in pies typical of New Zealand. You can get your hands on the pies at the Etobicoke café.

Mnandi Pies Toronto

4
707 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 2W6

Handcrafted and Zimbabwean-inspired, the savoury pies at Mnandi Pies are the perfect addition to any table. The laminated pastry is filled with delicious ingredients like steak, chicken, onions, mushrooms and kale. This spot is located in the 707 Market.

Pie Squared Resturants Ltd

5
366 Bloor St E, Toronto, ON M4W 1H4

The chefs at Pie Squared have their savoury pies down to a science. Their menu, presented like the table of elements, is filled with delicious options like the Guinness, beef and potato, the Southern pulled pork, or the sweet Moroccan vegetable. They also have a breakfast pie that’s filled with egg, bacon and cheddar.

Pogue Mahone Restaurant

6
777B Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C8

Every Thursday at Pogue Mahone is Pieday! Made in-house, the savoury pies keep true to tradition and are made with the freshest ingredients. If you feel like a meat pie during the rest of the week, you can order the Notorious Chicken Pot Pie, made with sautéed chicken, kale, bacon, carrots and onions. All pies are served with a peppery pub salad.

The Oxley

7
121 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1C4

It should come as no surprise that this British pub serves some of the best savoury pies in town. The Oxley Fish Pie is hearty and packed with lobster, scallops, salmon, mussels and more - all mixed with buttery mashed potatoes. The whole thing is served with a side of boiled peas.

House On Parliament

8
454 Parliament St, Toronto, ON M5A 3A2

There are two savoury pies on the menu at House on Parliament. The tourtiere, a Quebecois classic, is filled with pork, tomato, jalapeno chutney, mashed potatoes and seasonal veggies. If you’re looking for an Anglo pie, you can order the Steak and Wild Mushroom Pie, packed with braised steak, wild mushrooms, a drizzle of truffle oil, mashed potatoes and vegetables. Whichever pie you choose it is sure to be delicious!

Boralia

9
59 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2Y9

Keeping things Canadian, Boralia offers up a historic Canadian pie at the Ossington restaurant. The Pigeon Pie is made from scratch, filled with roast squab breast, duxelles mushrooms, spinach and shaved foie gras, served in a flaky puff pastry. It best shared between two people.

Mabels Bakery

10
1156 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J5

Mabels Bakery is home to some of the best desserts in the city, but did you know it also sells top of the line savoury pies? The shop offers four varieties, including chicken pot pie, tourtiere, steak and mushroom and curried veggie pot pie. The delicious savoury pies can be picked up in store or ordered in advance.

These restaurants are taking their first foray into the wonderful event that is Winterlicious, running January 26 to February 8, 2018. It’s the perfect time to try something new, and check out what new participating restaurants have to offer. Check out 2018’s newest Winterlicious participants![Photo of Figures by Jim Bamboulis]
Everyone has their favourite go-to spots during Winterlicious, and it’s usually the restaurants known for their amazing deals, elegant cuisine and commitment to serving great food. For all of these reasons, Torontonians can’t seem to keep away from these tried and true Winterlicious participants. This year, try one (or more!) for yourself.[Photo courtesy of Lisa Marie]
Winterlicious is known for offering fine dining options for fast food prices (for lunch at least!). This year is no different, with some of the best establishments opening their doors and lowering their prices. These are the best cheap lunch spots for Winterlicious 2018.[Photo of Museum Tavern by Jim Bamboulis]
Close menu
Subscribe to YP Newsletter