Cheap Restaurants Around Greater Toronto Area. As you might already know, Toronto isn’t cheap. But the good news is that there are a lot of affordable food options you can find here if your tummy starts to grumble while you are exploring the city and don’t want to spend so much on food.
These cheap restaurants around the greater Toronto area are guaranteed to satisfy your palate without having to worry that your wallet will end up empty.
Located in King Street, WVRST boasts of a German beer hall’s liveliness mixed with the unique details of Toronto. Wild game is the specialty of the kitchen and their plethora of sausages is filled with kangaroo, elk, and crocodile and more conventional bratwurst fillings.
Being in business for more than four decades, Frankie’s Diner is also a neighborhood institution during all those long years. Despite the cheerfully cheap prices of their offers, every dish is thoughtfully prepared with their pleasing visuals and hard to resist delicious tastes.
House of Gourmet
The window display of House of Gourmet is hard to miss with its whole roasted duck, brined chicken, and slabs of suckling meat strung up on hooks beside a giant butcher’s block. Although this kind of storefront is more common in Hong Kong, House of Gourmet’s menu ranges from Beijing to the South of China. A must-try for every foodie.
416 Snack Bar
The hip 416 Snack Bar is a blog turned bar that shows great respect to the art of manually preparing relish snacks. If you want to sample various dishes instead of a single large entrée, this is the perfect spot for you. The snack bar also welcomes social gatherings with lots of good for sharing snacks.
They smother their Korean fried chicken with Korean hot pepper paste or gochujang and top it off with green onions and seeds for a sharp, savory and spicy snack you won’t be able to resist. See also, Top 5 Korean Food Joints in Toronto
Big Fat Burritos
With its Kensington Market location, Big Fat Burritos is a casually eclectic spot you can easily see with the graffiti and street art sprayed on the exterior walls. No impressive décor is necessary here because their burritos are more than enough to make you want to check it out. Their yam burrito is the most famous choice that you can pair with their proteins including pulled meat, AA steak, and chicken breast.
Maha’s is one of the cheap restaurants around the greater Toronto area serving up Egyptian early dinners, lunches, and brunches within a space that makes you feel right at home. The brunch crowd loves the Cairo Classic consists of huge portions of seasoned fava beans, tomato, charred balady bread, feta, and boiled egg.
The Egyptian falafel complete with salad and cumin fries is a perfect lunchtime choice that you can finish off with a cup of honey cardamom latte.
Queen Street Warehouse
This Canadian restaurant chain is a must-visit during the summer months. Their menu is made up of certified crowd favorites with a twist and all items are priced for as low as $5.95. Some dishes worth your try include the crispy mac ‘n’ cheese, braised beef dip au jus, and fried avocado taco.
Your tight budget shouldn’t stop you from indulging your taste buds. These cheap restaurants around the greater Toronto area will definitely satisfy you in more ways than one.
If you know of any good restaurants or food spots that are cheap (having meals less than $8), comment below or send us a message with information about the restaurant, price, and location. We will be more than happy to add it to the list above.
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