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10 Greek eateries to discover during Taste of The Danforth

Friday , August 14th , 2015

Taste of The Danforth is an annual event that takes over one of city’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan neighbourhoods, Greektown, where festival-goers can experience the next best thing to vacationing in sunny Greece.

As well as highlighting Hellenic culture and music, the street festival features a strip of food and drink vendors along with some of the city’s best bricks-and-mortar eateries.

With the following roundup of restaurants, bars and bakeries to guide you, you’ll be well on your way to enjoying a delicious culinary tour through Greece as you take in the festivities! 


Score a seat on the patio of this Danforth mainstay, and you’re definitely in for great food and good times — Greek style!


Specializing in souvlaki from the grill, you can enjoy a true taste of Greece at this Hellenic hot spot that’s centrally located in Greektown.


This family-owned favourite has been serving authentic Greek cuisine for more than 25 years, and owes its longevity to fresh ingredients, traditional…


Diners can thank this chic restaurant, which opened its doors in 1978, for introducing Saganaki Opa — flaming Greek cheese — to Toronto!


This restaurant is a must for an authentic gyro sandwich — a pita stuffed with hand-cut meat, freshly chopped tomatoes and onion, garlicky tzatziki…


Mediterranean delicacies, such as roasted lamb and fresh whole fish, shine at this go-to Greektown restaurant reputed for delivering delicious dishes…


Seafood, steak, chicken, burgers and pastas feature widely on this casual dining establishment’s menu and are complemented by a wine list that offers…


Fashioned in the style of an authentic village taverna, the dining experience at this restaurant will feel — and taste — like you’re in Greece,…


You’ll be in pastry heaven at this Greek bakery that offers traditional sweet treats, such as baklava, along with savoury bites, like spinach and cheese…


This popular café is widely known for its authentic honey puff doughnuts, which you can wash down with a frothy frappé — a cold Greek coffee — to…

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