With over 7,000 restaurants in Toronto, it can be difficult to navigate the culinary landscape of restaurants, bars and cafes within the city. From delivery to unique culinary experiences, these apps are bound to change the way you eat, drink and live for the better.
Looking to grab some street food? Street Food Toronto will show you when and where each will truck will be, covering both Toronto and Hamilton. You’ll also be able to see which trucks are the most popular, making lunch decision choices that much easier. Available on iOS and Android.
Brought to you by the innovative driving service Uber, UberEats takes food delivery to the next level. Collaborating with over 100 restaurants in the city, some of which are usually closed for lunch, UberEATS is essential for your food delivery needs. There’s an Instant Delivery menu that promises you’ll be feasting in less than 10 minutes from when you order. Just like the Uber app, there’s no need to tip and you’re charged directly through your Uber account. Available on iOS and Android.
Foodora is taking the city by storm. Many know this delivery service as the bikers speeding through the city with a Foodora bag resting on the back of their bike, and it’s no wonder why it has become the latest craze. Foodora allows offers delivery from trendy, gourmet restaurants that don’t normally deliver. Opt for a gourmet burger from P&L Burger or a dozen doughnuts from Glory Hole Doughnuts. Payment is cashless and made through the app. Available on iOS and Android.
Ritual is all about avoiding the queue: order and pay via the app, pick up your takeaway by heading to the front of the line while earning rewards each time you purchase. Aimed at urban professionals who need a quick grab-and-go type service, Ritual is a time-saver offering anything from lunch and coffee, to even dinner options from some of the best cafes and restaurants in the city. The app will alert you if your order will take longer, when to leave your home or office and uses ‘Smart Ordering Technology’ to time your order perfectly upon your arrival. Available on iOS and Android.
Hangry is another skip-the-line type app, allowing students to order from cafeterias on campus and pay via the app. You’ll receive notifications while your order is being prepared and when it’s ready, your order history is saved for easier future re-ordering and customize your orders to your own taste. Students will earn 1 point for every $1 spent and cash back for each level achieved. Available on iOS and Android.
Tab is all about paying with ease: choose your restaurant, open a new ‘tab’ and let your server know you’ll be paying with Tab. Your receipt and bill will be emailed to you. Want to split it with friends? Create a new tab in a group and split the bill automatically. Tab also allows you to make reservations through the app without having to wait. Available on iOS and Android.
Pass The Table is a unique platform offering exclusive access to some of the most unique culinary experiences in the city, connecting restaurants, chefs, bartenders, brewers and vintners with local diners to create an unforgettable night of eating and drinking. Try a whole pig roast, get involved in a pizza-making competition or attend a four-course dinner at the home of a popular chef. Only available on via web but mobile friendly.
The Culture Trip is your one-stop-shop for all things food and culture. Find anything from pictures of tasty Toronto macarons to a star-studded list of the best brunch spots in King West. Available on Android only.