On the hunt for the best Jamaican patties in Toronto?
I grew up eating frozen Jamaican patties from the grocery store, and my life forever changed when I had authentic ones from actual Caribbean restaurants.
I also became obsessed with making them during the pandemic, and Chef Lola’s recipe for Jamaican patties is amazing.
Whether you’re looking for a casual grab-and-go spot or a more upscale restaurant, you’ll find plenty of incredible Jamaican patties all over Toronto.
Here are some of the best spots to grab Jamaican patties in Toronto!
Best Jamaican patties in Toronto
Pop into this no-frills, family-owned shop specializing in Caribbean specialties like Jamaican patties and Jerk chicken.
Take your pick between mild or spicy beef, chicken, or veggie patties.
Their famous jerk sauce is made in-house from scratch, and they serve up some of the best Jerk chicken in Toronto.
Allwyn’s started out as a humble takeout shop in North York, and they’ve since grown to have 7 locations across the GTA!
Be sure to bring cash as well, as they only accept cash!
LOCATION: Various locations
Golden Patty serves up Jamaican patties and West Indian staples at their takeout shop in Kensington Market.
You’ll find an extensive selection of affordable patty options, including jerk chicken, callaloo (a Jamaican veggie dish), and ackee saltfish.
If you’re looking for something a bit heavier, try their Jerk Pork Roti!
LOCATION: 187 Baldwin St, Toronto, ON
Stop into this counter-service takeout shop in Kensington Market for their golden Jamaican patties.
You’ll find classic beef patties, but the unique thing about this spot is that they’ve got totally untraditional Jamaican patties!
Try their Crumbs Stuffed Patties, which is sort of like a cheeseburger, or opt for their Crumbs Pizza Pouch, which is like a Pizza Pocket (but better).
They’ve even got Crumbs Breakfast-Brunch Patties, which are patties stuffed with buttery scrambled eggs!
LOCATION: 160 Baldwin St Unit 7B, Toronto, ON
This cozy spot in Bloordale Village dishes up Caribbean eats, including, of course, patties.
Take your pick between their veggie, beef, or chicken patties, all of which are super meaty and flavourful.
Aside from their patties, you can also enjoy dishes like oxtail, jerk pork, and roti.
They’re located right at Bloor & Lansdowne, by Lansdowne Station!
If you’re in need of some caffeination afterwards, pop into Propeller Coffee for some of the best coffee in Toronto.
LOCATION: 1294 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON
If you’re looking for a patty spot in the east end, you’ll want to check out Pattylicious.
You can choose between chicken or beef patties, and you can even opt for the cheesy option if you’re in a cheese mood.
They even have a completely vegan patty made with spinach!
They’ve also got stuffed patties, which are open patties that are stuffed with toppings like coleslaw, cheese, and sauce.
You can find Pattylicious in the Beaches neighbourhood!
LOCATION: 1089 Kingston Rd, Toronto, ON
This beloved patty shop in Scarborough serves up traditional Jamaican patties and dishes like Jerk chicken.
You can enjoy mild or spicy beef, chicken, or vegetable patties.
Take note that all of their patties contain beef suet, so the veggie one isn’t vegetarian!
They also only accept cash, so be sure to have some on-hand.
Located near the 401 and Midland, Patty King is a little further out from the city, but it’s so worth the trek.
This family-owned business has been in operation since 1981 – over 40 years!
LOCATION: 321 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON
Patty Time is another great Caribbean takeout shop in Scarborough, and you’ll find them by Brimley & Lawrence.
Their patties are perfectly crispy on the outside and the fillings are moist and flavourful, and they’re oh-so-good.
You can choose between either beef or chicken patties, and they’ve also got other dishes like oxtail, curry goat, and jerk chicken.
Take note that they’re cash-only as well!
LOCATION: 2919 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, ON
Chef Craig Wong is behind JunePlum, a grab-and-go takeout shop offering up decadent Jamaican patties.
Their unique patties are made in a pyramid shape with an X fold, so there’s more room for filling.
Choose between their Smoked Brisket in Oxtail Gravy, Curry G.O.A.T, or Coconut Crab Rundown – you can’t go wrong with any of them.
They’ve even got a Vegan Cashew Callaloo Rundown for my plant-based friends!
The General Tao Chicken Patty features Hong Shing’s famous General Tao Chicken, and you can grab these babies starting January 25th.
Aside from their patties, you’ll find pantry items and other merchandise for sale.
You can also grab pints of Wong’s Ice Cream: HK Milk Tea, Black Sesame Salted Egg Swirl, Vietnamese Coffee, or Korean Banana Milk.
You can find JunePlum on Dundas West, right beside Patios, a Caribbean-Asian fusion restaurant by the same owners!
LOCATION: 796 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON
Miss Likklemore’s dishes up upscale Caribbean-inspired dishes in their gorgeous restaurant on King West.
You’ll find delicious and unique dishes on the menu, like their Tempura Okra, Slow Braised Oxtail, and Mac Pie.
They’ve even got other internationally-inspired dishes, like their Likklemore’s Lobster Chow Mein!
And of course, you’re here for the patties, and their Likkle Patties are worth coming for.
Their crispy and succulent patties come in a set of three, and they’re made with braised oxtail and spicy beef.
They also come with a fermented mango hot sauce for dipping!
Miss Likklemore’s actually started out as a pop-up, and you can visit them at their restaurant for dinner from Wednesday through Sunday.
LOCATION: 433 King St W, Toronto, ON
If you’re up for something a little less traditional, stop into Patois on Dundas West for their Jamaican Patty Double Down.
The dish features bacon, swiss cheese fondue, garlic sauce, and sriracha sandwiched between two Jamaican spicy beef patties.
You’ll also find plenty of incredible Caribbean-Asian fusion dishes on the menu like their Jerk Chicken Chow Mein and Jamaican Pepper Shrimp Toast.
If you’re dining with multiple people, you can order one of their feasts to enjoy a variety of their dishes (including Jamaican patties!)
And if you’re a brunch lover, stop by on a weekend to enjoy their Brunch Doubles or Patois Eggs Benny (an eggs benedict served on a Jamaican patty!)
LOCATION: 794 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON
Best Jamaican patties in Toronto:
- Allwyn’s Bakery
- Golden Patty
- Crumbs Gourmet Patties
- The Caribbean Queen of Patties
- Patty King
- Patty Time
- JunePlum by Patois
- Miss Likklemore’s
These were some of the best places to grab Jamaican patties in Toronto, whether you’re looking for a quick grab-and-go spot or a more upscale restaurant!
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