Sabai Sabai is a Northern Thai food restaurant, and if you flip over their menu, the whole page is vegan. It's such a great place to go to with friends, because everyone can get what they want. It's also such a cool space (without trying hard). I've been for lunch with my family, for my birthday dinner with friends, a date-night, a double-date-night.... the list goes on. It's perfect for every occasion, and is always busy. And the food is absolutely amazing.
It's really easy to order from Magic Oven because they have a separate vegan section (including desserts). Their pizza is delicious, and they have a good variety of pizza types (their samosas are also vegan). The Danforth location is the only one where you can eat-in, but you can pickup or get delivery at all three. Easily one of my favourite pizza places in Toronto.
If I'm ever not sure where to go, I always pick Gusto. It's perfect for any occasion, in any season. I've been their for birthday dinners, for a girls-night, date-night, family lunches... it's honestly the best. The aesthetic of the restaurant is honestly so beautiful, and the second floor is pure windows (including the ceiling), so it's beautiful even in the winter. At night the light candles and have the cutest string lighting... and in the summer the patio out front is awesome... pretty much it's awesome and you should definitely go.
This is an authentic Mexican restaurant, with two locations. The first time I went here was with a Mexican woman, and she gave it her stamp of approval. This is a great place to go to, because they label the vegan items right on the menu, and everything is really good. My husband's had his birthday dinner here a few times! The one on Mercer is really close to the ACC and the Roger's Centre, so it's really easy to stop in here before or after a game or a concert.
Very probably my favourite place to get Mexican food in Toronto. It's a cool space, that's has huge windows, high ceilings, and a small patio in the summer. They can make the Wilburrito vegan for you (hold the dairy, and sub in mushrooms for meat), and their salsa bar is filled with extremely delicious salsas. A great place to go with non-vegan friends, because everyone can get what they want.
Did you know that all of the bagels that don't have cheese on them, are vegan? Yup. And they're amazing. You can get them to make you a veggie sandwich with them, but honestly they're so good that I normally eat them plain. They make them fresh throughout the day, and when they're warm they taste SO GOOD. My husband and I will very often pick up a dozen when heading out of the city for the weekend.