Crispy french fries, steamy gravy and soft cheese curds are the way to any Canadian’s heart.
In the GTA we are seriously blessed with the best poutines that can maybe even go head to head with those in Quebec. We’ve created a guide for our 6ixbuzz fam to help you satisfy your poutine cravings all summer long.
Here are the top six restaurants in Toronto who hands down, serve up the most savory and drool-worthy poutines.
1. Nom Nom Nom Poutine
This must-try poutine eatery which used to be a crepe joint, began serving poutines back in 2014. What started off as a weekly menu option, got serious very quickly when the demand for these yummy poutines skyrocketed through the roof.
Nom Nom Nom Poutine seriously changed the game, and has become unstoppable in serving up a variety of poutines that simply make your mouth water.
They have various meat and vegan-friendly options on the menu, and are located at Market 707.
2. Philthy Philly’s
Made with fresh-cut fries, real cheese curds, and a signature gravy, Philthy’s poutine will have you seriously addicted.
They bring the best in flavour that Philadelphia has to offer right to Toronto, including a variety of toppings and poutine ensembles that can satisfy anyone’s taste buds.
Not only are there plenty of options to choose from on their large menu such as the Perogie Poutine or the Notorious P.I.G., this poutinerie also serves sandwiches, burgers and so much more.
The coolest part is, you can even make any poutine into a salad!
3. The Enchanted Poutinerie
Ever heard of a Unicorn Poutine? Well, now you have.
This poutinerie with a twist definitely elevated the game with its unique menu and a wide variety of poutines using special ingredients.
Some of their notable options include the Cheeseburger Poutine, Jerk Chicken Poutine, and Vegan Sausage Poutine.
Located on Wilson Ave by North York, you should check them out to truly escape reality and get enchanted – you won’t regret it.
4. Smoke’s Poutinerie
Smoke, the creator of this poutinerie, spent countless days and nights concocting the perfect poutine to sway the girl of his dreams.
His work paid off with the perfect combination of fries, gravy, cheese curds, caramelized onions, and other toppings that make every bite tastier than the last.
The menu at this poutine spot includes both traditional and unique options, and even allows you to do your own poutine.
5. Knuckle Sandwich
If you’re looking for standard poutine with a punch, you’ve come to the right place!
Not to be thought of as just a sandwich shop, Knuckle Sandwich has amazing poutine that customers keep going back for.
In fact, one yelp reviewer said the big portion and fresh ingredients are exactly why they’ll be back for.
6. Smoke Shack Poutine
This poutinerie infuses both local and foreign flavours to bring customers a wide palette of enticing options.
You can choose between a Kim Chi poutine, Tex Mex poutine, or a wide variety of other poutines to devour.
Smoke Shack is located on Church Street to bring you the best of the best, not to mention they also have Greek poutine that’s made without gravy.
There you have it, the top six poutineries in the GTA that you should try. Did we miss any that you hoped to see on the list? Let us know!