We love restaurants, and we love picnics. Luckily in Toronto there are lots of both, which means that the city is full of spots where you can grab some yummy takeout and hit the park for a fun meal.
Here are a few ideas for picnic friendly takeout near popular family parks in Toronto:
Chippy’s Fish & Chips – One of our faves!
893 Queen W, chippys.ca.
Sweet Lulu – Chinese noodle & rice dishes,including fun takeout containers
859 Queen St W, sweetlulu.com
Fresh – Salads, sandwiches, easy & healthy.
894 Queen Street W, freshrestaurants.ca
La Cubana – Pick up some cuban sandwiches!
392 Roncesvalles Avenue, lacubana.ca
Stasis Preserves – We hear good things about prepared foods & picnic worthy goodies
476 Roncesvalles Avenue, stasispreserves.com
Locomotive – Great sandwiches
3070 Dundas Street W (Junction), locomotivecoffee.com
Hogtown Smoke in the Beach -Great food truck often found at the beach, yum.
1959 Queen Street E, FB page HogtownSmoke
Moo Milk Bar – Ok, you're not going to get a meal here, but how about dessert? Cookies & milk & a picnic blanket..yes please.
1918A Queen Street E, moomilkbar.ca
Brick Street Bakery – Sandwiches, breads, pastries
1969 Queen St E, brickstreetbakery.ca
Midtown North – Sunnybrook Park
Not a lot of takeout options in proximity to this popular uptown park, but luckily up in that area there are lots of great places to pick up prepared foods and yummy treats. Here are a couple that you can swing by to grab some goodies on your way.
Pastissima – Italian meals to go, deli, pastas, salads
2633 Yonge St, pastissima.ca
La Boheme – Bakery treats and sandwiches
2481 Yonge Street, labohemecafe.ca
Rahier Patisserie – Sweets, treat and savouries
1586 Bayview Avenue, rahierpatisserie.com
Other Options Throughout the City
Follow the Food Trucks! On any given day you can look up where many of the city's great food trucks are located. Find one you like and go chow down. Best place to find the trucks is following @foodtrucksTO on Twitter.
When in doubt hit your nearest Tim's or Starbucks, they're always nearby and have great sandwich options for a takeout picnic in the park.
Grab a pizza and take it with you. Guaranteed people are going to be jealous.
Bon appetit! And have fun in the playground afterward.