Dim Sum served at one of the cheap places to eat in Vancouver

Best Cheap Eats Food Places to Visit in Toronto

Being a major city, Toronto is also home to some major, cheap places to eat.

Affordable Hotels in the Heart of Toronto

Bond Place Hotel , close to Dundas Square.

Hotel Victoria Downtown, excellent location.

Super 8 Downtown Toronto, comfortable and value-packed.

Holiday Inn Express Toronto – Downtown, free hot breakfast bar.

More ideas: Cheap Hotels & Places to Stay in Downtown Toronto

Check Groupon for Deals on Toronto Restaurants

ad for Groupon, another way to save on cheap things to do in torontoHungry for great food at a great price? One place to start is by perusing the latest Toronto food and drink deals on Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.

Visit the Toronto “Food & Drink” Groupon page and you’ll find savings from 40% and up on breakfast, lunch and dinner spots.

The Toronto “Food & Drink” Groupon page is a smart place to check out when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Toronto visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.

Satisfying Sushi

If sushi is one of your favourite foods, Toronto offers up many affordable options so you can enjoy your sushi on the cheap.

If you find yourself in the downtown area, visit Avocado Sushi and whip up your own 10-piece roll special for $7.95.

Momma Mia What a Deal

Italian food fans who like to enjoy a good deal at the same time, will appreciate Café Diplimatico, at College and Clinton in Little Italy.

Pasta primavera, chicken parmigiana, fusilli, pizza—all the classic Italian staples are here and everyday there’s a different special for between $10-$13.

The portions are generous too, perfect when you want to stock up on the carbs before heading out for more sightseeing.

Achin’ for Bacon?

If the smell of bacon curls your tail, you’ve got to venture to Rashers.

All they do at this cheap eats place in Toronto is whip up delicious take-out sandwiches made with bacon.

The fare is simple, the ingredients are quality, and the prices start at around $7.

Dim Sum Yum Yum

Chinatown is one of the most popular spots for visitors to Toronto.

If you’re exploring the area during the week between 1:30 P.M. and 4:00 P.M., make a detour to the Gold Diamond restaurant for a fantastic cheap eats special—dim sum starting at $1.88.

Top Up at the Buffet

Serious refueling on your plate?

Only one solution will do—a buffet of course.

The Mt. Everest Restaurant, an Indian and Nepalese spot, is a fabulous cheap place to eat in Toronto with a buffet boasting curries, vegetable dishes, butter chicken, tandoori chicken, naan and desserts to boot.

Ascend the buffet at Mt. Everest for only $10—now that’s thrifty!

Thirsty? You can still be thrifty.

Feel like a drink?

Libations for less can found at a variety of places in Toronto.

Stop by The Lakeview Restaurant on any day, and you can order a pint for just $4.

If you’re planning to stay a while, the Wide Open Bar is the ultimate thrifty place to be. On Mondays you can order a pitcher of beer and get a second one free. And if you stop by on a Thursday, between 5:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M., all drinks—including mixed drinks—are just $2.50.


Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.

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