Best restaurants in Toronto's North York neighbourhood

North York is one of the fastest growing areas of Toronto, so that means there are lots of new and beloved restaurants to explore. From Parisian bakeries to Asian snack bars, North York is a diverse neighbourhood packed with delicious restaurants! [Photo of Auberge du Pommier]

Auberge du Pommier

4150 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2C6

For an elegant Parisian lunch, head over to Auberge du Pommier, where they serve some of the most authentic French food in Toronto. Sophisticated and chic, Auberge du Pommier has three fireplaces, a massive wine fridge and a gorgeous patio. Try the steak frites!

Wolfies Delicatessen

670 Sheppard Ave W, North York, ON M3H 2S5

Open since 1975, Wolfie’s Deli has been a mainstay in the North York. The family owned deli is known for its sky-high pastrami sandwiches on rye. You can also grab some deli meat to take home!

The Veggie Thali

1410 Victoria Park Ave, North York, ON M4A 2L8

This vegetarian Indian restaurant is one of the better-known vegetarian restaurants in the neighbourhood. Serving Thali, which means platter, the dish features six different flavours – sweet, savoury, bitter, sour, umami and spicy. The traditional-style restaurant focuses creating delicious and healthy food for its loyal clientele.

Congee Queen

895 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 3L2

Located in Centre Point Mall, Congee Queen doesn’t take its name lightly. The congee stays true to the popular Chinese rice porridge. This spot offers take-out, delivery and a menu filled with lunch specials!

Globe Enterprises Inc

4910 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5N5

For unique Asian-inspired pastries, Bake Code is the place to be. From the matcha rolls to the egg tarts, Bake Code always delivers! There is also a Chatime bubble tea counter and you can purchase freshly baked bread.


5469 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5S1

Bright and spacious, MeNami is always packed and for good reason. The resto specializes in authentic udon and sake, and there is a menu dedicated to small plates. The sake menu is quite extensive, and a favourite among regulars is the Nama-Nama Fresh Draft Sake.

The Fry

4864 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5N2

Open late, The Fry is home to some of the best Korean fried chicken in the city. Offering bone-in and boneless options, the chicken comes in various flavours like soy garlic, BBQ and green onion. Pro tip: order a side of butter garlic fries!

Pastel Creperie & Dessert House

5417 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5R6

A great way to conclude your exploration of North York is a stop at Pastel, a creperie and patisserie. The Asian-influenced French pastries are unique and delicious, and the dessert crepes are served with a heaping scoop of ice cream! Savoury crepes are also available.

Nadege Patisserie Yd Ltd.

3401 Dufferin, North York, ON M6A 2T9

Nadege opened a location in Yorkdale mall just a short while ago, so it’s even more accessible! Serving French patisseries, coffee and a hot chocolate bar, it’s a great way to start your day. You can also grab a chocolate bar with your initial or a couple of macarons!

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